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Norwegian Air CEO: Open Skies delay 'costs us a fortune'
The Hill - 11/21/2014
“Passengers expect, and our industry demands, that airlines abide by U.S. law and policy, employ experienced pilots and crewmembers, and operate under robust government oversight to ensure safety,” Air Line Pilots Association President Lee Moak said in response to Kjos’s speech Thursday.
 
Norwegian CEO blasts opponents of Norwegian Air International
Air Transport World - 11/20/2014
...Ireland. It has nothing to do with labor costs, Kjos told the International Aviation Club. I didn t even look at the labor laws in Ireland when I...
 
Air Wisconsin nearing deal with Delta for 26 CRJ200s
Flightglobal - 11/19/2014
Air Wisconsin nearing deal with Delta for 26 CRJ200s Air Wisconsin has reached an agreement in principal to operate 26 Bombardier CRJ200s for...
 
United Achieves Joint Labor Agreements with Two Additional Work Groups
PR Newswire - 11/20/2014
United Achieves Joint Labor Agreements with Two Additional Work Groups CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United today announced that the...
 
Delta Adds A350-900, A330-900neo to its Fleet Plan
Travel and Tour World - 11/20/2014
...A350-900, A330-900neo to its Fleet Plan Delta Air Lines has chosen the Airbus A350-900 and A330-900neo to replace older generation Boeing 747 and 767...
 
Delta, UPS, Carriers Sue L.A. Airport Over Union Deals
Bloomberg - 11/20/2014
...L.A. Airport Over Union Deals A group representing air carriers including Delta Air Lines Inc. A group representing air carriers including Delta...
 
Alaska Airlines Earns Top Score in 2015 Corporate Equality Index
Travel and Tour World - 11/20/2014
Alaska Airlines Earns Top Score in 2015 Corporate Equality Index Alaska Air Group, parent company for Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, has received...
 
 
Industry & Legislative News
 
Who should benefit when airlines are penalized?
The Washington Post - 11/19/2014
...became effective, the DOT has issued cease-and-desist orders assessing civil penalties in 15 cases involving 43 flights for violations of the...
 
US FAA requires 777 operators to inspect pitch rate sensors
Flightglobal - 11/18/2014
...sensors A new airworthiness directive issued by the US Federal Aviation Administration requires Boeing 777 operators to inspect and potentially...
 
Boeing's 777 Problem: Delta and Everyone Else Want Newer Planes
Bloomberg Businessweek - 11/21/2014
...15 years. The 777 sales problem drew a fresh spotlight this week, when Delta Air Lines (DAL)announced an order for 50 twin-aisle jets from Airbus...
 
 
Airline News
 
Southwest Pilots File for NMB Mediation in Contract Negotiations
Politics News Headlines - Yahoo! News - 11/20/2014
Southwest Pilots File for NMB Mediation in Contract Negotiations DALLAS, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In order to facilitate movement...
 
American Airlines chief says contract will go to arbitration
The Dallas Morning News - 11/20/2014
American Airlines chief says contract will go to arbitration American Airlines Inc. chairman and chief executive officer Doug Parker was given...
 
 
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