British Airways Flight Diverts Due To Bomb Threat

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Published: July 29, 2015

July 29, 2015 A British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London was diverted and landed in Montreal early on Wednesday following a bomb threat, local media reported. British Airways did not confirm the bomb threat, but said its flight from Las Vegas to London’s Heathrow airport landed safely in Montreal and passengers left the […]

British Airways Flight Diverts Due To Bomb Threat

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Published: July 29, 2015

July 29, 2015 A British Airways flight from Las Vegas to London was diverted and landed in Montreal early on Wednesday following a bomb threat, local media reported. British Airways did not confirm the bomb threat, but said its flight from Las Vegas to London’s Heathrow airport landed safely in Montreal and passengers left the […]

SpiceJet In Talks With Boeing, Airbus For Jet Deal

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Published: July 29, 2015

July 29, 2015 Indian budget airline SpiceJet is in talks with Boeing and Airbus to acquire about 100 new narrow-body jets, in a deal that would be worth about USD$ 11 billion at list prices. SpiceJet wants to buy more Airbus A320neo and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, chief financial officer Kiran Koteshwar said, as it […]

Hawaiian Airlines Reports Q2 Profit Rise

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Published: July 29, 2015

July 28, 2015 Hawaiian Airlines reported second-quarter profit growth as lower fuel costs added to its bottom line and demand stayed steady despite the strong US dollar. The airline increased profit by 79 percent to USD$ 48.8 million in the quarter. Adjusted for special items, it earned USD$ 37.5 million. While total revenue fell 0.8 […]

GKN To Buy Fokker For EUR€706 Million

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Published: July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 British engineering company GKN has agreed to acquire Netherlands-based Fokker Technologies for EUR€706 million (USD$ 781 million), boosting its standing as an aerospace supplier. GKN, whose historic roots are in auto-parts supply but which has moved into aerospace in the last two decades, said the deal would extend its global reach in […]

SpiceJet Swings To Net Profit In Q1

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Published: July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 SpiceJet reported a net profit of INR718 million rupees (USD$ 11.2 million) for the three months ending June, after cutting costs and flying more passengers. SpiceJet made a net loss of INR1.24 billion rupees in the same quarter a year earlier. India’s second biggest budget carrier by market share, which last quarter […]

JetBlue Lifts Q2 Profit On Solid Demand

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Published: July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 JetBlue Airways grew its second-quarter profit as “solid” US demand helped its bottom line. The low-cost carrier earned USD$ 152 million, from USD$ 61 million a year earlier, excluding the company’s gain from selling its LiveTV subsidiary in 2014. Passenger revenue per available seat mile grew 1.4 percent last quarter, JetBlue said. […]

Air China To Raise Capital To Fund 787 Order

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Published: July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 Air China said it aims to raise up to CNY12 billion yuan (USD$ 1.93 billion) in a private placement of A-shares to help fund aircraft acquisition and upgrade its direct sales service. The Boeing 787 Dreamliners, worth CNY24 billion yuan at list prices, will fly long-haul routes to North America and Europe, […]

WestJet’s Profit Rises On Lower Fuel Costs

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Published: July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 WestJet Airlines reported a 19 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by lower fuel costs and the addition of new routes. The company’s net earnings rose to CAD$ 61.6 million in the quarter ended June 30, from CAD$ 51.8 million a year earlier. Revenue rose 1.3 percent to CAD$ 942 million. WestJet’s […]

Qatar Airways, flydubai Reject Spicejet Report

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Published: July 28, 2015

July 28, 2015 Qatar Airways and flydubai have separately rejected reports of interest in buying a stake in India’s SpiceJet. “Qatar Airways is not in talks to pursue a commercial stake in SpiceJet,” Qatar Airways said in a statement, following a report in India’s Economic Times that the Indian carrier was in talks to sell […]

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