Alaska Airlines to Honor Alaska's Two Largest Universities With Nanook and Seawolf Planes

PR Newswire  2013-12-07 01:30:00

ANCHORAGE, Alaska, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mascots and school colors from two of Alaska's most beloved and heated collegiate rivals, the University of Alaska Anchorage and the University of Alaska ...

SIPTU will be liable for strike losses, Aer Lingus warns

Independent.ie  2013-12-07 00:01:02

AER Lingus has warned trade union SIPTU that it may hold its officials liable for any financial loss sustained by the airline if the union proceeds with any industrial action that may be deemed "unlawful ...

SkyWest, Inc. Reports Combined November 2013 Traffic For SkyWest Airlines And ExpressJet Airlines

PR Newswire  2013-12-06 22:51:00

ST. GEORGE, Utah, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) ("SkyWest") today reported that passenger boardings for November decreased 2.1 percent to 4,706,176 compared to 4,807,623 for ...

European Parliament committee proposes softer line on ETS

Air Transport World  2013-12-06 21:27:00

The European Parliament?s (EP) Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN) is distancing itself from the Commission?s controversial plans for including international aviation in the European Emissions Trading ...

Volaris launches four new routes from Cancun to San Luis Potosi, Hermosillo, Mexicali and Veracruz

PR Newswire  2013-12-06 21:27:00

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris, the airline with the best airfares and deals in the country, launched 4 new routes from Cancun, Quintana Roo to the cities of San Luis Potosi, Hermosillo, ...

Air Algerie poised to announce fleet renewal

Air Transport World  2013-12-06 21:19:00

North Africa-based Air Algerie is on the verge of announcing three new aircraft orders, covering three regional aircraft, eight narrowbodies and three widebodies for delivery in 2015-16, plus evaluations ...

Aer Lingus to take nine A350-900 regionals

Air Transport World  2013-12-06 21:16:00

Irish carrier Aer Lingus, which has nine Airbus A350s on order, has opted to take the lower-weight A350-900 regional to meet its reduced range needs.read more

AMR Corporation Reports November 2013 Revenue And Traffic Results

PR Newswire  2013-12-06 21:15:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AMR Corporation today reported November 2013 consolidated revenue and traffic results for its principal subsidiary, American Airlines, Inc., and its wholly ...

Aer Lingus could face industrial action after pension talks collapse

Air Transport World  2013-12-06 21:13:00

Irish flag-carrier Aer Lingus faces the threat of industrial action from staff after talks broke down over a shortfall in a staff pension scheme.read more

ATR in talks to add another Asian training center

Air Transport World  2013-12-06 21:11:00

ATR CEO Filippo Bagnato is hoping to finalize plans for a new training center in Asia by year end to meet demand triggered by its growing order book in the region. read more

United Continental Holdings names Greg Hart as EVP and COO

Air Transport World  2013-12-06 21:08:00

United Continental Holdings has named Greg Hart as EVP and COO, succeeding Pete McDonald, who is retiring after nearly 45 years with United. read more

Judge rejects consumers' bid to block American-US Airways merger

Reuters  2013-12-06 20:44:44

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge on Friday rejected a last-ditch effort by consumers and travel agents to stop American Airlines and US Airways from merging next week, a move they fear would drive ...

80 percent of Friday's departing flights canceled at DFW Airport

Star-Telegram  2013-12-06 19:36:02

In its latest media update, Dallas/Fort Worth Airport confirmed that 80 percent of its Friday flight schedule has been canceled due to the weather. Currently, it is 26 degrees at the airport where crews ...

80 percent of Friday's departing flights cancelled at DFW Airport

Star-Telegram  2013-12-06 19:36:02

In its latest media update, Dallas/Fort Worth Airport confirmed that 80 percent of its Friday flight schedule has been cancelled due to the weather. Currently, it is 26 degrees at the airport where crews ...

S&P downgrades Qantas credit rating following profit warning

Air Transport World  2013-12-06 19:13:00

Standard & Poor?s Ratings Services has downgraded Qantas? corporate credit rating to so-called ?junk? status following the carrier?s surprise profit warning Thursday. read more

Russia investigates crash jet pilot

BBC News  2013-12-06 17:56:10

Investigators in Russia examine whether the pilot of an airliner which crashed near Kazan with no survivors had a valid pilot's licence.

Russia?s MetroJet to take delivery of three A321s

Air Transport World  2013-12-06 16:43:00

Russia?s MetroJet will take delivery of three Airbus A321s before the summer season 2014. read more

Over 1,000 flights cancelled at DFW Airport

Star-Telegram  2013-12-06 16:30:00

The ice storm that hit North Texas has grounded most of the flights at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport on Friday. According to Flightstats.com, there are 554 departures and 530 arrivals cancelled at DFW Airport. ...

Wind nearly blows jet off runway

CNN  2013-12-06 16:13:21

Watch a Boeing 777 try to land at England's Birmingham Airport almost sideways and fail due to high winds.

French troops in CAR airport clash

BBC News  2013-12-06 15:55:36

French troops in the Central African Republic have fought a battle with armed men near the airport of the capital Bangui, it has emerged.

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