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MH17 foretells more dangerous world

CNN  2014-07-24 18:57:26

The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is a poignant reminder of the randomness of fortune and misfortune. But it also serves as a prelude to an emerging security environment marked by irregular warfare, ...

U.S. airlines focus on investor returns as industry profits

Reuters  2014-07-24 16:38:40

(Reuters) - Major U.S. airlines posted earnings gains on Thursday, aided by higher airfares and summer demand, and the two largest carriers announced moves to return more cash to investors.

Air Algerie: MD-83 appears to have crashed in Mali

Air Transport World  2014-07-24 16:06:00

A Boeing MD-83, chartered by Air Algerie from Spanish company Swiftair, appears to have crashed in Mali with 110 passengers and six crew members on board.read more

Air Algerie flight AH5017 ?crashes in Mali?

Breaking Travel News  2014-07-24 15:52:06

An Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board is believed to have crashed in Mali after disappearing from radar earlier today. Travelling from Burkina Faso to Algiers, the national airline of Algeria ...

Airline Fatalities Worst Since 2010

The Wall Street Journal  2014-07-24 15:46:32

Commercial aviation is in the middle of its deadliest year since 2010, with the recent spate of air disasters making an abrupt break from three straight years of decline in airplane fatalities.

34.67m travel through Dubai International in first six months

gulfnews.com  2014-07-24 15:39:47

Dubai airport handled 34.67 million passengers in the first six months of the year, a growth of 6.2 per cent

American, United Launch Buybacks

The Wall Street Journal  2014-07-24 15:20:20

The parents of American Airlines and United Airlines unveiled stock-buyback plans, continuing the transformation of the country's largest carriers from bankruptcy into some of the most profitable in the ...

Iberia pilots and ground staff agree to job cuts

Air Transport World  2014-07-24 14:33:00

Unions representing Iberia?s pilots and ground staff have approved a proposal covering up to 1,427 voluntary redundancies, which will be rolled out over the period to December 2017.read more

What's a pilot to do over a war zone?

CNN  2014-07-24 14:04:53

Checking the weather display for our departure from JFK Airport in New York to London's Heathrow Airport, an awkward blob of green, yellow, and red is sprawled diagonally across most of the New England ...

Southwest doubles 2Q net profit; exceeds ROIC target

Air Transport World  2014-07-24 13:33:00

Southwest Airlines posted a net profit of $465 million for the second quarter, more than doubling net income of $224 million in the prior-year quarter, and exceeded its pre-tax return on invested capital ...

 

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