Friday, November 2, 2012


  • Airlines look to resume full flight schedules in New York area

    (Reuters) - Major U.S. airlines moved to build up service in the New York area on Thursday, with the number of canceled flights easing as LaGuardia Airport re-opened for business in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

  • Some airlines fear jet fuel shortage in New York

    NEW YORK - Fears of a jet fuel shortage at New York's airports have led some airlines to take the unusual - and costly - step of putting extra fuel on inbound planes.

  • United Airlines takes delivery of second 787 Dreamliner

    (Reuters) - United Airlines said on Thursday it had taken delivery of its second 787 Dreamliner jet from Boeing , following a delay by the aircraft maker, and that another three 787s due to arrive this year could also be delayed.

  • Singapore Airlines Profit Falls 54% as Cargo Loss Triples

    Singapore Airlines Ltd. (SIA) posted a worse-than-estimated 54 percent drop in quarterly profit after losses at its cargo unit tripled.

  • Airlines' NYC Schedules Boosted as LaGuardia Flights Resume

    1 (Bloomberg) -- New York's LaGuardia Airport started receiving flights today, completing the reopening of the region's aviation hubs and boosting U.S.

  • American Airlines offering double elite qualifying miles by Dec. 31, promo code

    AAdvantage promotion is valid for all travel on purchased, published fare tickets on American Airlines, American Eagle and the American Connection® carrier marketed and operated flights from November 1, 2012, through December 31, 2012.

  • Assessing Sandy's Cost: Delta - $20M in October; Airlines - Maybe $190M

    Meanwhile, Wolfe Trahan analyst Hunter Keay estimated the hurricane's total impact on earnings before interest and taxes at the seven most affected airlines to be $190 million. Delta said its October revenue was reduced by approximately $45 million, as ...

  • Airlines - the Burden of Survival

    Even in a stable economy, airlines find it hard to survive. The recurrent, critical operating factors like fuel, employee wages, catering, handling, traffic delays and so forth pile up to overload the financial burden of air carriers.

  • United Airlines Foundation Doubles Donation, Will Now Match Up To $100000 ...

    CHICAGO, Nov. 1, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines today announced that in response to overwhelming support from customers and co-workers, the United Airlines Foundation has doubled the amount it will match in donations to support Superstorm ...

  • Southwest Airlines announces first flights to Puerto Rico

    2012 - Southwest Airlines on Thursday announced plans to fly to Puerto Rico, giving the carrier its first-ever route to a destination outside the mainland United States.

  • Ethiopian Airlines Adds Three B787s With Long-Term Lease Agreement With ILFC

    "ILFC is proud to reinforce our partnership with Ethiopian Airlines by adding to their fleet the most advanced aircraft in the skies today - Boeing's Dreamliner," said ILFC Chief Executive Officer Henri Courpron.

  • American Airlines, Sabre settle legal dispute

    (Reuters) - American Airlines and ticket distributor Sabre Holdings said on Wednesday they have settled a dispute over alleged anti-competitive business practices.

  • St. Louis airport lands in top 10 Southwest Airlines markets

    During the heyday of Trans World Airlines and American, its successor, Lambert served as a major midcontinental hub, where 70 percent of passengers who passed through the airport were catching a connecting flight.

  • Thai Airways' new boss seeks tie-ups to counter fuel costs

    Says has asked strategy department to examine potential tie-ups. * Says partnership is one way to offset rising fuel costs. * Says not in talks now with any Gulf carrier.

  • American Airlines passenger service agents to vote on union

    American Airlines passenger service agents will vote Dec. 4 to Jan. 15 on union representation by the Communications Workers of America.

  • Virgin throws down challenge

    What's more, through some fancy footwork early this year Borghetti rejigged Virgin's ownership structure to enable more foreign investors and airlines to buy in. Virgin retained its rights as an Australian airline even though nearly two-thirds of its ...

  • Local airlines prepare for possible shut down of Kumasi Airport

    Some domestic airlines have begun making alternative arrangements to cater for their clients in case of a shutdown of the Kumasi Airport.

  • Airports, airlines work hard to return your lost items

    Airports and airlines typically have a set time limit for how long an item will be retained. Southwest Airlines states that it will spend 30 days looking for a passenger's lost item and once all efforts have been exhausted to find the owner of a found ...

  • Alaska Airlines announces new daily flights between Seattle, Salt Lake

    SALT LAKE CITY - Alaska Airlines on Thursday announced new twice-daily service between Seattle and Salt Lake City. Year-round flights are scheduled to begin April 4, 2013.

  • Japan Airlines Half-year Profit Up; Ups FY13 Net Profit Target

    ( - Japan Airlines Co., (JALFQ.PK,JALSQ.PK), an international airline headquartered in Tokyo, Friday reported higher profit for the half-year period, reflecting a rise in revenue.

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