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Boeing Delivers First 787-9 Dreamliner

The Wall Street Journal  2014-06-30 21:48:45

Boeing Co. delivered its first 787-9 Dreamliner, marking the contractual handover of the new stretched jet to launch customer Air New Zealand Ltd.

The 'happiness blanket' takes flight

CNN  2014-06-30 21:40:43

If you find yourself on a British Airways flight and your airline-supplied blanket turns red, your flight attendant will know you're tense.

Lufthansa takes delivery of 14th 747-8I as Boeing delivers 1,500th 747

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 20:08:00

Lufthansa has taken delivery of its 14th Boeing 747-8I as the US manufacturer delivered its 1,500th 747?its first widebody aircraft in history to reach the milestone?on Saturday at Paine Field in Everett, ...

DHS testing new methods for collecting passengers? biometric information

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 20:06:00

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has initiated a comprehensive program to test processes for collecting the biometric information of most non-US citizens departing the US aboard commercial ...

Aer Lingus agrees to further pension injection

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 20:02:00

Dublin-based Aer Lingus has ?reluctantly? agreed in principle to proposals solving a long-running pension dispute that will cost it a further ?50 million ($68 million).read more

Horizon Air technicians ratify labor agreement

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 19:58:00

Alaska Air Group subsidiary Horizon Air?s aircraft technicians and fleet service agents have ratified a new six-year contract, which includes bonus, annual wage increases and contract language enhancements. ...

Airline Routes

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 19:56:00

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Mokulele Airlines Announces Grand Opening Celebration For Kalaeloa Airport

PR Newswire  2014-06-30 18:00:00

KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mokulele Airlines has announced that it will host a grand opening celebration on July 1 at the airline's newest service location, Kalaeloa Airport on ...

Southwest Airlines finds itself at a crossroads

USA Today  2014-06-30 17:51:00

Gary Kelly, Southwest president, chairman and CEO, walks to the stage during the 737-800 launch party on March 21, 2012, in Dallas, Texas.(Photo: Stephen M Keller, AP)Tags596 CONNECT 33 LINKEDIN EMAILMOREDALLAS ...

Southwest Airlines finds itself at a crossroads

USA Today  2014-06-30 17:51:00

Gary Kelly, Southwest president, chairman and CEO, walks to the stage during the 737-800 launch party on March 21, 2012, in Dallas, Texas.(Photo: Stephen M Keller, AP)Tags759 CONNECT 55 LINKEDIN EMAILMOREDALLAS ...

Monday Midday Must-Reads

Star-Telegram  2014-06-30 17:10:00

-The emergency slide on Boeing 737 deployed mid-flight at 38,000 feet as the United Airlines flight was on its way from Chicago to Orange County on Sunday. The flight made an emergency landing at Wichita, ...

Aeroflot to spend $82 million on dividends

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 17:04:00

Aeroflot will spend RUB2.77 billion ($82 million)?25% of the company?s net profit?for dividends for 2013. read more

Hainan Airlines subsidiary Tianjin Airlines to receive capital injection

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 16:41:00

Hainan Airlines is expected to inject CNY980 million ($159.2 million) into subsidiary Tianjin Airlines to increase its competitiveness. read more

Southwest's vice president of maintenance operations, Jim Sokol, to retire in September

Star-Telegram  2014-06-30 16:01:00

Southwest Airlines made several executive moves on Monday as the carrier's vice president of maintenance operations, Jim Sokol, announced he will retire on September 15. Sokol will be replaced by Landon ...

2014 Report on the International Aircraft Tire Market - Forecasts to 2018

PR Newswire  2014-06-30 15:50:00

DUBLIN, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xf3lxd/global_aircraft) has announced the addition of the "2014 Report on the Internationa Aircraft ...

Boeing delivers 1,500th 747

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 15:23:00

Boeing has delivered its 1,500th 747?a 747-8 Intercontinental?to Lufthansa. read more

Pre-Check rejects deserve answers from TSA

USA Today  2014-06-30 15:15:46

Christopher Elliott, Special for USA TODAY 11:15 a.m. EDT June 30, 2014The TSA Pre-Check program offers air travelers preferred screening status if they submit to a background check.(Photo: TSA via AP)88 ...

Southwest Airlines Announces Executive Changes

PR Newswire  2014-06-30 15:14:00

DALLAS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Smith, currently Southwest Airlines' Vice President of Ground Operations, is being promoted to Senior Vice President of Operations, overseeing Technical Operations, ...

La Sala VIP de Avianca en el Aeropuerto Internacional Alfonso Bonilla Aragón fue nominada como mejor sala VIP en aeropuertos en Sudamérica

PR Newswire  2014-06-30 14:00:00

LONDRES, 30 de junio de 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La Sala VIP de Avianca en el Aeropuerto Internacional Bonilla Aragón, Colombia, ha sido nominada como la mejor sala VIP en aeropuertos en Sudamérica de este ...

Fastjet posts deeper losses for 2013

Air Transport World  2014-06-30 13:14:00

African low-cost carrier FastJet has reported a full-year net loss of $80.9 million, deepened from a $56 million net loss in the prior 18 months.read more

 
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