United Announces Executive Appointments

By
Published: August 19, 2016

August 18, 2016 United Airlines has appointed Andrew Levy as chief financial officer and Julia Haywood as chief commercial officer as CEO Oscar Munoz fills out his executive team. Levy was chief financial officer at Allegiant Air between 2007 and 2010, and President since October 2009. Haywood was a partner and managing director at Boston […]

Qatar Air Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

By
Published: August 19, 2016

August 18, 2016 A Qatar Airways Airbus A330 made an emergency landing at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport after a bird strike caused an engine fire. The airline said in a statement that all 298 passengers and 14 crew on flight QR240 disembarked normally. Qatar said a replacement aircraft was being sent to Istanbul and that customer […]

British Airways Cabin Crew Vote For Industrial Action

By
Published: August 19, 2016

August 18, 2016 British Airways cabin crew have voted for industrial action over the airline’s new “unfair” performance scheme. The 8,800-strong British Airlines Stewards and Stewardesses Association (BASSA), a section of the Unite union, voted 91 percent for industrial action short of a strike, the union said. Cabin crew say that the new performance management […]

Qatar Air Emergency Landing After Bird Strike

By
Published: August 19, 2016

August 18, 2016 A Qatar Airways Airbus A330 made an emergency landing at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport after a bird strike caused an engine fire. The airline said in a statement that all 298 passengers and 14 crew on flight QR240 disembarked normally. Qatar said a replacement aircraft was being sent to Istanbul and that customer […]

Ryanair To Lift Italy Investment After Tax U-Turn

By
Published: August 18, 2016

August 17, 2016 Ryanair said it will invest USD$ 1 billion in new aircraft as it reversed a decision to scale back operations in Italy. The Irish low cost leader said it would base 10 new aircraft in Italy, launch 44 new routes and add three million passengers because of a decision by the government […]

El Al Doubles Second Quarter Profit

By
Published: August 18, 2016

August 17, 2016 El Al Israel Airlines reported a doubling of net profit for its second quarter to USD$ 35 million. Operating revenue for the quarter rose 5.3 percent to USD$ 537 million, up from USD$ 511 million in the same period last year. The revenue increase was caused partly by the timing of Passover, […]

A4A Expects 4 Pct Rise In US Holiday Air Travel

By
Published: August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 Industry trade group, Airlines for America (A4A), expects 15.6 million people to fly on scheduled US airline services over the Labor Day holiday period, up 4 percent from last year. Thursday, September 1 and Friday, September 2 are expected to be the busiest days of the holiday weekend. Expanded schedules and declines […]

Cathay Pacific's H1 Profit Drops 82 Pct

By
Published: August 17, 2016

August 17, 2016 Cathay Pacific Airways’ first half net profit dropped 82 percent to HKD$ 353 million as economic fragility and intense competition limited corporate travel. The HKD$ 353 million (USD$ 45.5 million) H1 profit was down from HKD$ 1.97 billion in the same period last year. Total revenue for the six months was HKD$ […]

Gol Swings To Second Quarter Profit

By
Published: August 17, 2016

August 16, 2016 Brazil’s Gol posted a second quarter net profit of BRR309.5 million reais (USD$ 96.6 million) as it swung from a loss in the previous year. GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes’ net profit followed a loss of BRR354.9 million reais in the same period of 2015. Net revenue of BRR2.1 billion was a decrease […]

FAA Approves Indonesian Carriers For US Flights

By
Published: August 17, 2016

August 16, 2016 The US FAA has cleared Indonesian carriers to fly to the United States as it upgraded the country’s aviation safety rating. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement that Indonesia now complies with ICAO safety standards and has been granted a Category 1 rating. The status change is based on a […]

« Previous PageNext Page »