Flybe shares slump on latest profits warning

guardian.co.uk  2011-10-05 10:17:02

Following in the wake of a sales warning by Germany's Lufthansa, the Exeter-based carrier said traffic on its British domestic routes had slumpedShares in Flybe have slumped by more than 40% after the ...

Turkish Airlines selects CyberSource for online security

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 09:51:59

CyberSource has announced Turkish Airlines will use its solutions to assist in its fight against online fraud. The Istanbul-based carrier was recently recognised by the World Travel Awards as offering ...

Abu Dhabi picks up World Routes banner

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 09:18:08

After a very successful World Routes at Berlin Brandenburg Airport the event has officially handed over to Abu Dhabi Airports Company who will host the 18th World Route Development Forum in 2012. The destination ...

Boeing: 7,530 new airplanes for North America by 2031

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 08:47:54

Aviation giant Boeing has forecast air carriers in North America will take delivery of 7,530 new airplanes over the next 20 years at a market value of $760 billion. Taking retirements of airplanes into ...

New general strike in Greece sees flights cancelled

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 08:19:46

Flights and ferry services in and around Greece are expected to be severely disrupted once again today as unions call members out on strike against proposed austerity measures. The 24-hour general strike ...

Greeks Strike as Rescue Aid Delayed

Bloomberg Businessweek  2011-10-05 08:03:03

Hundreds of thousands of Greeks are walking off their jobs at airports, schools, hospitals and even the Acropolis to protest Prime Minister George Papandreou’s 6.6 billion-euro ($8.7 billion) austerity ...

Iberia and Repsol stage Spain's first comercial flight using biofuel

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 08:00:21

Iberia and Repsol today staged Spain's first commercial flight powered by biofuel. An Iberia Airbus A320 flying from Madrid to Barcelona burned some 2,600 kg of a mixture of conventional A-1 jet fuel and ...

Qantas boss threatened in job row

BBC News  2011-10-05 07:33:05

Qantas says Alan Joyce has received a threatening letter related to the dispute between the airline and union members.

British tourist killed in New York helicopter crash

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 06:59:32

A British holidaymaker has been killed in New York following a helicopter crash on the East River. The 40-year-old victim, her husband and daughter, all British citizens, and the daughter's Australian ...

Etihad Airways reports record revenue for third quarter

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 06:18:05

Etihad Airways has reported its strongest ever third quarter financial results, generating $US1.1 billion revenue, up 39 per cent on the same period of 2010. Passenger numbers also increased 18 per cent, ...

Unmanned Insitu aircraft tracks whales off Australia

Seattle Post-Intelligencer  2011-10-05 06:12:44

Boeing subsidiary Insitu has turned its ScanEagle unmannned aircraft from defense missions to whale counting. Insitu Pacific, the Bingen, Wash., company's Australia-based subsidiary, has finished the second ...

Emirates boosts United States network with new services to Seattle and Dallas

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 02:00:34

Emirates, one of the world's fastest growing airlines, unveiled major new expansion plans for the United States today, with the launch of daily services to Seattle and Dallas.

Qatar Airways CEO elected to Executive Committee Of Arab Air Carriers Organisation

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 00:00:42

Qatar Airways Chief Executive Officer Akbar Al Baker has been elected to the Executive Committee of the Arab Air Carriers Organisation (AACO). Al Baker has joined the organisation's executive body for ...

CEB adds flights to Singapore, Brunei, Beijing to meet demand

Breaking Travel News  2011-10-05 00:00:07

Cebu Pacific (CEB) will increase flight frequencies and seat capacity to select international flights this January 2012 to meet travel demand, especially with the addition of more brand-new Airbus A320 ...

B/E Aerospace To Develop Star Alliance Seat

Aviation Week  2011-10-04 22:32:27

Star Alliance has selected B/E Aerospace to develop the common architecture for a long-haul economy-class seat for its members.

TSA tests 'pre-screening' of select passengers at 4 airports

USA Today  2011-10-04 22:14:04

The TSA began testing expedited screening at Atlanta, Detroit, Dallas-Fort Worth and Miami airports of some frequent fliers.

Former Continental Airlines Chairman to join Boeing board

The News Tribune  2011-10-04 22:08:22

Larry Kellner, former chairman and CEO of Continental Airlines, is joining Boeing's board of directors. Kellner served as Continental's chief executive from 2004 through 2009. Kellner, 52, is now president ...

Boeing says 2,720 more airliners will be serving U.S and Canadian airlines by 2030

The News Tribune  2011-10-04 22:00:53

A new forecast from Boeing predicts the American and Canadian airline fleets will grow by some 2,700 aircraft in the next two decades. Most of the planes in the 9,330-aircraft 2030 fleet -- 73 percent ...

Program could shorten wait at airport security checkpoints

CNN  2011-10-04 21:56:00

The Transportation Security Administration on Tuesday unveiled a "trusted traveler" program -- one meant to expedite screening at U.S. airport checkpoints, agency chief John Pistole said.

Independent FBOs Catch Siganture's Eye

Aviation Week  2011-10-04 21:41:54

Signature Flight Support teams with independent FBOs in its new Signature Select branding and marketing program.

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