Aeroflot to buy 75%, plus one share, of Transaero

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Published: September 2, 2015

Russia’s Aeroflot, which revealed plans to buy Transaero Airlines Sept. 1, will acquire 75% plus one share of Transaero for RUB1 (1.53 US cents), TASS news agency reported, quoting Russia’s deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov. If the transaction is approved by Aeroflot’s board of directors, Aeroflot Group will get half the Russian airline market. The […]

Southwest plans Fort Lauderdale international terminal for 2017

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Published: September 2, 2015

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Delta lawyer: US should request Gulf carrier capacity freeze

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Published: September 2, 2015

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Aeroflot Group 1H 2015 net loss up 85.9%

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Published: September 2, 2015

Aeroflot Group reported 1H 2015 net loss of RUB3.541 billion ($ 60 million) up 85.9% year-over-year.The results are published according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Revenue rose 25.8% to RUB176.467 billion and operating profit was RUB5.87 billion, reversed from an operating loss of RUB1.384 billion in the year-ago half. Traffic rose 14% to 17.9 million passengers. Domestic […]

Surging E-Jet sales have Embraer mulling production increase

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Published: September 2, 2015

With E-Jet sales outpacing Embraer’s current production levels, the manufacturer will have to consider production increases starting as soon as next year. The Brazilian manufacturer has already sold 131 E-Jets this year (a mix of current generation E-Jets and E2 aircraft ) and, though declining to provide a specific number, hints that E-Jet sales could […]

UK pilots warn on batteries and fatigue

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Published: September 2, 2015

The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has issued warnings to both passengers and carriers over potential risks to safety. The UK pilots’ union urged passengers to show caution when packing battery-powered gadgets and cautioned airlines to ensure their flight deck personnel received adequate rest between duty stints. BALPA told passengers flying off on the last […]

Ryanair may open new base at Milan Malpensa

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Published: September 1, 2015

Low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair is expected to announce this week that it will open a new base at Milan Malpensa, one of Italy’s busiest hubs. The move will take it into the heartland of Alitalia’s short-haul services and also pitch it into a head-to-head contest with UK-based easyJet, whose largest overseas base is at the […]

MAKS Air Show news

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Published: September 1, 2015

Russia’s state-owned Tuva Airlines signed a letter of intent for 10 Sukhoi SSJ100s with State Transport Leasing Co. The Tuva government said in a statement the aircraft has already performed test flights between Tuva capital Kyzyl and Moscow. The aircraft will be delivered to the carrier through 2018. Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Co. plans to reduce […]

Aegean Airlines reports solid 1H results despite Greek debt crisis

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Published: September 1, 2015

Aegean Airlines reported 2015 first-half net profit of €14.8 million ($ 16.4 million), down 8% from a €16 million net-profit in the year-ago period. The airline said the results were due to the stronger dollar, higher air navigation charges in Greece and lower fares. Revenue rose 4% to €403.6 million. Pre-tax profit for the period […]

Surging E-Jet sales have Embraer mulling production increase

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Published: September 1, 2015

With E-Jet sales outpacing Embraer’s current production levels, the manufacturer will have to consider production increases starting as soon as next year. The Brazilian manufacturer has already sold 131 E-Jets this year (a mix of current generation E-Jets and E2 aircraft ) and, though declining to provide a specific number, hints that E-Jet sales could […]

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