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Spirit 1Q net profit down 48%, but touts operational improvement

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 20:24:00

down 48.4% from net income of $61.9 million in the prior-year period, but the Fort Lauderdale-based airline believes it is on the upswing.read more

Airline overbooking under scrutiny with Congress set to hold hearings

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 19:43:00

With the US Congress preparing to hold hearings next week on the state of airline customer service, the practice of overbooking flights is coming under scrutiny, and both airline policies and potential ...

Japan Airlines forecasts further profit decline

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 17:56:00

Japan Airlines (JAL) reported a net profit of ¥164.1 billion ($1.5 billion) for fiscal 2016 through March 31, down 6% compared to net profit of ¥174.4 billion in the previous year. read more

ANA eyes strong profit, fleet growth targets

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 17:39:00

All Nippon Airways Holdings (ANA) reported a ¥98.8 billion ($889 million) net profit for fiscal 2016, up 26.4% from net profit of ¥78.1 billion in the previous year. read more

Africa?s RwandAir replaces CEO, launches London Gatwick services

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 16:59:00

RwandAir named Chance Ndagano as acting CEO, who replaced John Mirenge April 10. read more

Japan Air Commuter launches ATR operations

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 16:47:00

Japan Air Commuter (JAC)?a Japan Airlines subsidiary?launched its first ATR 42-600 flight April 26 on service from Kagoshima to Yakushima. read more

Cabin Interiors-April 28, 2017

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 16:43:00

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Russia?s Irkut Corp. posts $20.1 million net income for 2016

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 16:40:00

Russian aircraft manufacturer Irkut Corp. reported a 2016 net income of RUB1.2 billion ($20 million), reversed from a RUB2.3 billion net loss in the year-ago period. read more

SWISS, Austrian and Lufthansa abolish two-persons-in-the-cockpit rule

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 16:23:00

Lufthansa Group subsidiaries Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS), Austrian Airlines and Lufthansa will abolish a rule requiring two people in the cockpit, effective May 1. read more

UPS posts $1.2 billion 1Q net profit as B2C and B2B deliveries rise

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 15:47:00

United Parcel Service (UPS) posted a $1.2 billion net profit for the first quarter of 2017, up 2.4% from net income of $1.1 billion in 1Q 2016, on a 6.2% year-over-year rise in total company revenue to ...

Oman Air losses deepen in 2016

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 15:40:00

Oman Air recorded a sharp deterioration in its financial position in 2016, making a net loss of RO129.8 million ($337.1 million) compared to RO86.3 million in 2015. Full-year revenue was up 1% at RO4.73 ...

Bombardier shares slide after Boeing seeks U.S. anti-dumping probe

Reuters  2017-04-28 15:22:39

TORONTO (Reuters) - Bombardier shares fell as much as 5.45 percent on Friday after Boeing Co sought an anti-dumping probe against the company, adding to growing trade tensions between the United States ...

Airberlin posts record loss for 2016

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 14:49:00

Airberlin has reported a ?781.9 million loss ($824 million) in 2016, deepened from a ?446.6 million loss in the year-ago period.read more

Southwest 1Q net profit down 32% despite record revenue

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 14:14:00

Southwest Airlines posted 2017 first-quarter net income of $351 million, down 31.6% from a net profit of $513 million in the 2016 March quarter, even as the Dallas-based carrier generated record first-quarter ...

SunExpress mit Plattform von IBS Software in Sachen digitaler Vertrieb gut aufgestellt

PR Newswire  2017-04-28 13:52:00

ANTALYA, Türkei, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Die Fluggesellschaft stellt auf die Flugbuchungssoftware iFly Res von IBS um SunExpress, das Gemeinschaftsprojekt von Turkish Airlines und Lufthansa, ...

Ilyushin Finance firms one Bombardier Q400 for Jambojet

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 13:13:00

Moscow-based lessor Ilyushin Finance (IFC) has converted a Bombardier Q400 option into a firm order, taking its order to two of the type, to be placed with Kenya Airways low-cost subsidiary Jambojet.read ...

Southwest Airlines' Rapid Rewards Program Sweeps the 29th Annual Freddie Awards

PR Newswire  2017-04-28 13:05:00

DALLAS, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) loyalty program, Rapid Rewards®, has once again been named Program of the Year by the Freddie Awards, one of the travel loyalty ...

Etihad Airways stands by Air Berlin as losses plunge to record

gulfnews.com  2017-04-28 12:45:20

Germany?s second-largest carrier is shedding tourism and point-to-point operations, shrinking its fleet by half to transform itself into a network airline

Why Airlines Will Keep Overbooking, Even After United Incident

The Wall Street Journal  2017-04-28 10:37:37

In wake of the fallout from the passenger incident on United Airlines, Southwest Airlines is planning to stop overbooking flights by the end of June. But don?t expect other airlines to follow suit or for ...

SunExpress se posiciona correctamente en el mundo de las ventas digitales con la plataforma de IBS Software

PR Newswire  2017-04-28 10:19:00

ANTALYA, Turquía, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- La aerolínea migra hacia iFly Res de IBS para la reserva de pasajeros SunExpress, la sociedad mixta entre Turkish Airlines y Lufthansa, se ha pasado ...

 
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