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American hurt by Venezuela exposure, but posts record quarterly profit

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 21:14:00

American Airlines, which has the most exposure to Venezuela of any US carrier, expects the country?s economic travails to result in a 2%-4% decrease in the carrier?s system-wide fourth-quarter unit revenue.read ...

Alaska Airlines reaping benefits from 737-900ERs replacing 737-400s

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 21:08:00

Alaska Airlines added 8% in capacity year-over-year the third quarter, but most of the increase was due to replacing smaller aircraft with larger ones and adding seats to existing fleets, the carrier?s ...

Turkish carriers gain open access to Sochi

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 21:06:00

Russian aviation authorities have removed all restrictions for Turkish carriers on service to Sochi International Airport for the next three IATA seasons. The move is part of the Russian government?s plan ...

Lufthansa to outsource IT services to IBM in restructuring move

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 21:03:00

Deutsche Lufthansa is realigning its IT activities and will enter into a seven-year partnership with IBM, which it expects will reduce its IT infrastructure costs by at least ?70 million ($89.4 million) ...

Southwest, IAM workers reach tentative agreement

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 21:00:00

Southwest Airlines and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM)?representing the carrier?s approximately 6,000 customer service agents and customer support and services representatives?have ...

Etihad signs two-month Aventus NowCast evaluation agreement

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 20:58:00

Etihad Airways has signed a commercial agreement with Swedish digital air traffic management products supplier AVTECH to implement its Aventus NowCast Descent service for Etihad's operations into London ...

BTS: August US airlines job report shows monthly loss, 1% yearly gain

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 20:55:00

US scheduled passenger airlines posted a full-time-equivalent (FTE) employee count of 384,478 personnel in August, up just 1% year-over-year, according to the US Department of Transportation?s Bureau of ...

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Air Transport World  2014-10-24 20:48:00

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Royal Jordanian names flight ops director acting CEO

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 18:38:00

Royal Jordanian has named Haitham Misto as its acting president and CEO, replacing Nasser Lozi.read more

Struggling Thai airlines make changes; Thai Airways to cut Johannesburg flights

Air Transport World  2014-10-24 18:20:00

The continuing sluggish performance of Thailand?s commercial aviation industry has prompted a series of changes at Thai airlines while the nation?s military government attempts to alter the image of a ...

 

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