AMERICAN EAGLE OUTLINES RESTRUCTURING PLAN
March 23, 2012
American Eagle has laid out a restructuring plan that cuts $75 million in annual employee costs, a move that the carrier's labor groups are eyeing somewhat skeptically, to say the least.
AIR TRANSPORT PROVIDES JOBS AND SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC GROWTH
March 22, 2012
Over 56 million jobs worldwide and $2.2 trillion in GDP are supported by aviation, according to a new report released Wednesday at the global Aviation & Environment Summit in Geneva.
EU DEFIES CARBON TRADE WAR THREATS
March 21, 2012
The threat of a trade war will not make the European Union back down on climate legislation, Connie Hedegaard, the bloc’s climate chief, said on Tuesday following pressure from foreign governments who want the EU to drop plans to charge airlines for carbon emissions.
AIRLINES GROUP WARNS OVER RISING OIL PRICES
March 20, 2012
The global aviation industry could run up losses of over $5-billion this year if oil prices spike by more than anticipated in light of the tensions building up over Iran’s nuclear program, the industry’s trade group said Tuesday.
AIRLINES RAISE CONCERNS OVER OLYMPICS DELAYS
March 19, 2012
Britain’s leading airlines are warning of a “significant risk of severe delay and disruption at all of London’s major airports” during the Olympic Games unless regulators introduce measures to cope with security incidents and bad weather.
LUFTHANSA WARNS PROFITS TO SLIDE AGAIN THIS YEAR
March 15, 2012
BERLIN (AP) — German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG on Thursday warned of lower profits this year due to high fuel prices and economic uncertainties caused by the debt crisis.
DIRECT AIR DISCOUNT AIRLINE SUSPENDS SERVICE, STRANDING TRAVELLERS
March 14, 2012
When Peter Spanyi arrived at the Myrtle Beach airport on Monday afternoon with his two sons in tow, they were faced with a half-hour delay on their flight home.
CATHAY HIT BY LOWER PASSENGER NUMBERS
March 14, 2012
Cathay Pacific warned that this year would be worse than 2011 as it reported a 61 per cent fall in full-year net profit, a sharp decline in profit margin and a lower passenger load factor – a key measure of how well an airline fills its aircraft.
TRACKING THE AVIATION EMISSIONS ROW
March 13, 2012
Aviation is estimated to be responsible for less than 3 per cent of man-made carbon dioxide emissions worldwide, though this figure is expected to rise sharply in coming years.
FLIGHT ATTENDANT ‘CRASH’ RANT DELAYS AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHT
March 12, 2012
CHICAGO — A female flight attendant who started ranting about a possible crash over the public address system of an American Airlines plane on Friday was subdued by passengers and crew as the plane returned to the gate, passengers said.
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