Ryanair proposes plan to rescue Greek tourism and aviation

Breaking Travel News  2013-04-29 23:30:05

Ryanair, Europe?s only ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), has presented a Greek tourism rescue plan to the Transport Minister Kostas Chatzidakis which could see Ryanair grow its Greek traffic to 10m passengers ...

Embraer S.A. Announces its 1st Quarter Results

PR Newswire  2013-04-29 23:07:00

SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- EMBRAER S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) RELEASES 1th QUARTER RESULTSHIGHLIGHTS:In the first quarter of 2013 (1Q13), Embraer delivered 17 ...

United Airlines orders up to 70 Embraer E-175s

Air Transport World  2013-04-29 21:39:00

United Airlines has inked a firm order for 30 Embraer E-175 jets plus 40 options. read more

ANA begins Boeing 787 test flights

Air Transport World  2013-04-29 21:05:00

Top All Nippon Airways (ANA) and Boeing executives flew aboard the airline?s first 787 proving flight Sunday. read more

Thomas Cook to merge German operations May 1

Air Transport World  2013-04-29 21:01:00

Thomas Cook Group?which detailed plans in February to reorganize its Belgian, German and UK airlines?has announced it will merge Frankfurt-based Condor Flugdienst GmbH and its wholly owned subsidiary Condor ...

United to Add 30 New Embraer 76-Seat Aircraft to United Express Fleet

PR Newswire  2013-04-29 21:00:00

CHICAGO, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced an agreement to add 30 Embraer 175 regional jets to the United Express fleet. Under an agreement with Embraer, United will purchase ...

National Airlines 747-400F crashes during Afghanistan operations

Air Transport World  2013-04-29 20:58:00

A National Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter crashed and was destroyed shortly after take-off from Bagram, Afghanistan, April 29. read more

China Southern?s 1Q profit plummets 82%

Air Transport World  2013-04-29 20:55:00

China Southern Airlines reported a net profit of CNY57 million ($9.16 million) in the first quarter, down 82% compared to net income of CNY319 million in the year-ago more

Finnair cuts Q1 losses, still expects to turn a profit in 2013

Air Transport World  2013-04-29 20:50:00

Finnair reported a first-quarter loss of ?15.8 million ($20.6 million), an 18.3% improvement on the ?19.3 million loss recorded in the year-ago period. read more

AirAsia India to launch by September

Air Transport World  2013-04-29 20:47:00

Southeast Asia?s biggest budget airline, AirAsia Berhad, has formalized a shareholder and brand license agreement with its Indian more

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Aeromexico Announces its New Flight Las Vegas - Puerto Penasco - Hermosillo

PR Newswire  2013-04-29 20:05:00

LAS VEGAS, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aeromexico, Mexico's global airline, announces its new flight Las Vegas, Nevada - Puerto Penasco - Hermosillo that will be available starting June 20 with two ...

Sequester hysterics obscure the reality of Obama's budget plan | Dean Baker  2013-04-29 19:50:54

The sequester will slow growth, but the real problem is Obama has ceded so much to the Republicans' deficit-cutting agendaThe big talk in Washington, DC this month is the sequester. These cuts account ...

US cargo plane crash at Afghan base

BBC News  2013-04-29 19:34:09

All seven crew members have died after a civilian cargo plane crashed at Bagram airbase in Afghanistan, Nato confirms.

Boeing Board Approves Quarterly Dividend

PR Newswire  2013-04-29 19:15:00

CHICAGO, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Jim McNerney reports that the board of directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of forty-eight ...

Delta Names Richard B. Hirst Executive Vice President and Chief Legal Officer

PR Newswire  2013-04-29 19:00:00

ATLANTA, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) has promoted Richard "Ben" Hirst to the position of executive vice president and chief legal officer, effective immediately. In his new ...

Charlotte mayor Foxx tapped to be 17th US transportation secretary

Air Transport World  2013-04-29 18:52:00

Charlotte, N.C. mayor Anthony Foxx was nominated Monday by President Barack Obama to become the US?s 17th secretary of transportation, replacing Ray LaHood, the former Republican congressman from Illinois ...

Virgin's SpaceShipTwo makes test flight as space tourism moves one step closer  2013-04-29 18:46:00

Virgin Galactic craft did not break out of atmosphere but ignited its engine for 16 seconds before gliding to a safe landingA spaceship bankrolled by Sir Richard Branson made its first powered flight Monday ...

United Airlines Employees March for Healthy Babies

PR Newswire  2013-04-29 17:35:00

CHICAGO, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 1,000 employees of United Airlines - the Official Airline of March of Dimes National Ambassador Program and a national sponsor of March for Babies - showed ...

Monday Midday Must-Reads

Star-Telegram  2013-04-29 16:53:00

The widow of 9/11 United Flight 175 Captain Victor Saracini is advocating for a second barrier to airline cockpit doors, reports Bloomberg News. Saracini, who is gaining congressional support, says even ...

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