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It’s unanimous – Ebola scares aren’t hurting U.S. airline bookings
Airline Biz Blog - Dallasnews.com - 10/23/2014
...of softening demand, Alaska Air Group vice president of planning and revenue management Andrew R. Harrison said. From what we see today, the...
 
Alaska Airlines pledges $1 million to support STEM education in rural Alaska
Yahoo! Finance - 10/23/2014
Alaska Airlines pledges $1 million to support STEM education in rural Alaska ANCHORAGE, Ala. ANCHORAGE, Ala., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Next...
 
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JetBlue Airways, United Continental Holdings, Delta Air Lines, American Railcar Industries and Covenant Transportation Group
Dallas Morning News - Mediawebsite.net - 10/23/2014
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: JetBlue Airways, United Continental Holdings, Delta Air Lines, American Railcar Industries and Covenant Transportation...
 
Alaska Air Group Reports Record Third Quarter 2014 Results
Seattle Times - Mediawebsite.net - 10/23/2014
...concept with Alaska's Flight Attendants. Signed a six-year contract with Horizon's Aircraft Technicians and Fleet Service Agents in June 2014.
 
United Announces Third-Quarter 2014 Profit
Travel and Tour World - 10/23/2014
United Announces Third-Quarter 2014 Profit United Airlines (UAL) today reported third-quarter 2014 net income of $1.1 billion, or $2.75 per diluted...
 
 
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US airline profits lift on cheaper fuel
Fin24 - 10/24/2014
US airline profits lift on cheaper fuel New York - US airlines on Thursday gave a mostly upbeat outlook on industry conditions after posting...
 
Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes first-ever biofuel-powered Pacific crossing
Buzztrick - 10/24/2014
Boeing 787 Dreamliner makes first-ever biofuel-powered Pacific crossing Boeing made headlines last June, when its new 747-8 Freighter crossed...
 
Family, Associates Hold Remembrance Anniversary for Agbeyegbe
Thisday Live - 10/23/2014
...in the industry. A former president of National Association of Aircraft Pilots and Engineers (NAAPE), Agbeyegbe led a safety campaign in the...
 
United Airlines capacity to rise next year; converts 787 order
Yahoo! Finance - 10/23/2014
United Airlines capacity to rise next year; converts 787 order Oct 23 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc said on Thursday it expects...
 
NBAA's Associate Member Advisory Council To Gain Two New Members
Aero-News Network - 10/24/2014
...aviation industry, Sullivan Garrett said. Davenport has held various management positions at FlightSafety International over the past 18 years. In...
 
Mitsubishi Spreads Its Wings
Bloomberg Businessweek - 10/23/2014
...of Missouri-based Trans States Airlines, whose commuter operations feed traffic to United Airlines (UAL) and US Airways (AAL) flights. The MRJ...
 
Exchange Income Corporation to host third quarter results conference call on November 13, 2014
Investing & Stock Research - Businessweek - 10/23/2014
...identify already profitable, well-established companies that have strong management teams, generate steady cash flow, operate in niche markets...
 
Malaysia seeks assistance in two plane disasters
USA Today - 10/23/2014
...experts to find the plane." Liow plans to visit the International Civil Aviation Organization, a branch of the United Nations that recommends...
 
Three dead after airplane and helicopter collide in Maryland: report
Reuters News - 10/23/2014
...area hospital, according to news reports. The FAA and the National Transportation Safety Board will investigate the collision, the FAA said.
 
Budget airlines put leasing to the test
BDlive - 10/24/2014
...the aviation business all over again. Between them, Indonesia s Lion Air, Malaysia s AirAsia and Norwegian Air Shuttle have ordered more than...
 
Airbus Gears Up for A350-900 Service Entry
AIN Online - 10/23/2014
After gaining 370-minute ETOPS certification for the A350-900 earlier this month, Airbus continues preparations for entry into service with additional approvals like in-cockpit Wi-Fi and A330 common type rating (CTR), while also expanding spare parts inventories near customer bases.
 
The world's first Boeing 747 gets a much-needed makeover
USA Today - 10/24/2014
After years of neglect, the world's first Boeing 747 has finally received some much-needed tender love and care.
 
Adelaide Airport outlines 30-year infrastructure plan
Centre For Asia Pacific Aviation - 10/24/2014
...accommodate for "new-generation aircraft" such as the A380 and Boeing 787. The expansion will include new retail spaces, lounges, more undercover...
 
 
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Expansion at Air Canada rouge continues unabated as mainline pilots embrace their low cost sibling
CAPA - 10/24/2014
Air Canada continues to expand the network of its low-cost subsidiary rouge with the planned resumption of service from Vancouver to Osaka, Japan in May-2015, which marks the first Asian market for rouge. rouge is also planning to take over Air Canada mainline fights from Toronto to Lima in Peru during 2015, which will be the low-cost airline’s first destination in Latin America.
 
‘Qantas expects to return to profit’
IOL - Independent Online - 10/24/2014
Qantas expects to return to profit Reuters. Reuters. A passenger walks in front of the tail of a Qantas plane at a terminal at Sydney airport.
 
Allegiant flight returns safely to Vegas airport
Yahoo!7 Finance - 10/23/2014
...unusual vibrations in the left engine. Lillard says the twin-engine Boeing 757 had 129 passengers and seven crew members aboard. No injuries were...
 
Etihad selects SAP for business transformation
IT Online - 10/24/2014
Etihad selects SAP for business transformation Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has selected SAP as a...
 
Transavia part 1. Pilots agree vital growth in France; Air France to rue end of pan-Euro LCC plan
CAPA - 10/24/2014
Air France and unions representing its pilots and those of Transavia France have reached an agreement over the future development of the LCC subsidiary's French arm. This deal with SNPL Air France ALPA and SNPL Transavia needs ratification by the unions' membership, which Air France-KLM expects in mid-Nov-2014.
 
Transavia part 2: still constrained by unions and forced into high degree of overlap with Air France
CAPA - 10/24/2014
Air France's recent draft agreement with pilot unions over the future growth of its Transavia France LCC operation puts the Air France-KLM Group in a better place than it was before the deal was struck. This is particularly so in view of the damaging strike that preceded the accord.
 
Ryanair on track to achieve growth targets in Ireland
Centre For Asia Pacific Aviation - 10/24/2014
Ryanair on track to achieve growth targets in Ireland Ryanair stated (23-Oct-2014) it will account for 67% of total passenger growth at Irish...
 
Singapore Airlines signals budget determination with Tiger takeover
Reuters India - 10/23/2014
...it lost out to competition from the likes of AirAsia Bhd as well as Lion Air in Indonesia and Cebu Air Inc in the Philippines. It has since exited...
 
Etihad to launch thrice a week service to Dallas [Khaleej Times, Dubai, United Arab Emirates :: ]
Investing & Stock Research - Businessweek - 10/23/2014
...Francisco, which launches on November 18, 2014. Abu Dhabi: Etihad Airways will fly directly to Dallas in United States from December 2014 three...
 
Ryanair Launches New Parking Partnership With Mag At East Midlands, London Stansted & Manchester
Travel and Tour World - 10/24/2014
Ryanair Launches New Parking Partnership With Mag At East Midlands, London Stansted & Manchester Ryanair announced a new car parking partnership...
 
TaxiBot Receives EASA Certification For Use With 737 Aircraft
AviationPros.com - 10/23/2014
...Boeing 737 is now officially certified for TaxiBot dispatch towing, by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) October 22, 2014 The Boeing 737...
 
Conference Calls Schedule, Satellite Launch, Addition of New Route, and New Offerings - Research Reports on Edison, DIRECTV, Spirit Airlines, Cardinal Health and Sysco Corp.
The Austin American Statesman - Mediawebsite.net - 10/23/2014
...Route, and New Offerings - Research Reports on Edison, DIRECTV, Spirit Airlines, Cardinal Health and Sysco Corp. Editor Note: For more information...
 
 
 
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