TODAY'S SUMMARY

 

BREAKING NEWS

DOT postpones Norwegian Air International decision

Air Transport World  2014-09-02 22:34:00

Norwegian Air Shuttle said Tuesday that the US Department of Transportation (DOT) has announced it needs more time to reach a decision on Norwegian Air International?s (NAI) application for a foreign carrier ...

UK Airports Commission rejects ?Boris Island? Thames Estuary airport

Air Transport World  2014-09-02 20:27:00

The UK government-appointed Airports Commission has ruled out an inner Thames Estuary airport as an option for providing new airport capacity by 2030.read more

Finnair to outsource cabin crew to OSM Aviation

Air Transport World  2014-09-02 20:25:00

Finnair has signed an agreement with Norwegian crew management company OSM Aviation to outsource cabin services on approximately 20 long- and short-haul routes over the next two years after union talks ...

Transaero 1H profit up 61%

Air Transport World  2014-09-02 20:21:00

Russia?s Transaero Airlines has reported first-half net income of RUB750 million ($20.1 million), up 61% compared to net income of RUB464 million in the year-ago period. read more

Nok Air takes first high-capacity Bombardier Q400

Air Transport World  2014-09-02 20:18:00

Thailand?s Nok Air has taken delivery of its first Q400 NextGen turboprop to be delivered in the new extra capacity seating configuration. read more

Xiamen Airlines takes delivery of first 787

Air Transport World  2014-09-02 20:15:00

China Southern subsidiary Xiamen Airlines has taken delivery of the first of six Boeing 787-8 Dreamliners. read more

Cebu Pacific gets green light for five new international routes

Air Transport World  2014-09-02 20:13:00

Philippine low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific Air has been granted entitlements to operate five additional international routes by the country?s Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB). read more

Alitalia restarts Venezuela flights after hiatus due to forex dispute

Reuters  2014-09-02 20:10:08

CARACAS (Reuters) - Italian airline Alitalia has started to fly to Venezuela again after a near two-month halt when carriers trimmed operations following government delays in releasing ticket revenue under ...

NMB certifies APFA as union representing American and US Airways flight attendants

Star-Telegram  2014-09-02 18:28:21

Flight attendants at US Airways are now represented by the Association of Professional Flight Attendants following a ruling on Tuesday by federal regulators. The National Mediation Board certified APFA ...

Airbus offers Poland joint ventures, no urgency in share stake

Reuters  2014-09-02 17:38:43

KIELCE Poland (Reuters) - Airbus Group is interested in setting up joint ventures to support the Polish defense industry but has downplayed the question of Warsaw taking a direct shareholding in the European ...

 

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