Profit margins at airlines decline as fuel costs soar

  1. Profit margins at airlines decline as fuel costs soar  Independent.ie
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Atlantic Airways Signs Deal for Second A320neo Aircraft

Atlantic Airways A319Air Lease Corporation announced a long term lease agreement for one Airbus A320-200neo with Atlantic Airways, the national airline of the Faroe Islands. This A320-200neo is the second of two A320neo aircraft leased to the Faroese airline and will deliver in April 2020 from ALC’s order book with Airbus. “ALC is delighted to announce this […]


Second European Airline Ceases Operations in October

Earlier this week, AirlineGeeks reported that Larnaca-based Cobalt was experiencing financial trouble. The airline’s website has just been updated to inform passengers that all future flights have been suspended indefinitely. The airline’s main stockholder is

WOW Backtracks Previous Expansions to Ease Financial Tensions

With WOW Air and Icelandair rushing to open up new routes last summer the inevitability of some routes failing would come true and early signs of failure have appeared in WOW’s 2019 route map. The

U.S. Air Force Pilot Killed in Ukranian Fighter Plane Crash

Ukrainian Air Force Sukhoi Su-27UBA Ukrainian Su-27UB fighter aircraft crashed yesterday at approximately 5 p.m. local time during exercise Clear Sky 2018 in the Khmelnytskyi region, Ukraine. One U.S. service member and one Ukrainian service member died in the crash. The U.S. service member involved in the crash was a member of the 144th Fighter Wing, California Air National […]

Smoke and burning smell forces Melania Trump’s aircraft to return to Joint Andrews Air Force Base

On 17 October, First Lady Melania Trump was forced to return to Joint Andrews Air Force Base after smoke and a burning smell was detected in her Boeing xxx (xxxxx). Melania Trump was en route to Philadelphia to visit the Thomas Jefferson University Hospital until the problem developed 10 minutes after take-off. Members of the […]

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Aeromexico cuts fleet and axes routes as losses bite

Aeromexico has confirmed today that it is cutting its fleet as its losses mount and costs continue to rise during challenging times for the aviation industry.

The company says it will retire three Embraer 170s and two Boeing 737-700s from service after a fleet review in an effort to ensure fleet flexibility and reduces its operational costs. Aeromexico has continued to deliver an operating profit, the company has delivered a net loss so far this year. 

As a result of this capacity reduction, these aircraft retirements will cause, the airline will suspend a number of routes, including - Mexico City to Boston, Washington Dulles & Portland; Monterrey to Las Vegas, Tijuana, Merida & Veracruz; and Guadalajara to Cancun and San Jose, California. Aeromexico has indicated that the affected routes will start to be halted during the spring of 2019.  

This is the world’s shortest regularly scheduled flight on a commercial airline

  1. This is the world's shortest regularly scheduled flight on a commercial airline  MarketWatch
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Airline: Flybe warns of losses, battles rising fuel costs

  1. Airline: Flybe battles rising fuel costs  Yorkshire Post
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Boeing signs maintenance deals with El Al Airlines, Lufthansa

  1. Boeing signs maintenance deals with El Al Airlines, Lufthansa  Reuters
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Hamburg, Budapest and Düsseldorf airports join forces to promote cost-effective cargo gateway for Europe

The cargo-friendly airports will showcase development and restructuring plans at The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto, Canada under the slogan “Connect Differently” The cargo-friendly airports will showcase development and restructuring plans at The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA)’s Air Cargo Forum (ACF) in Toronto, Canada under the slogan “Connect […]

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United Airlines shares climb after 30 percent surge in profit — despite bigger fuel bill

  1. United Airlines shares climb after 30 percent surge in profit — despite bigger fuel bill  CNBC
  2. United Airlines Reports Earnings After Airline Stocks Rout  Investor's Business Daily
  3. United Airlines Earnings Are Expected to Rise but Fuel Costs Could Hurt  Barron's
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Visualizing the World’s Largest Airline Companies

  1. Visualizing the World's Largest Airline Companies  Visual Capitalist (blog)
  2. The Most Punctual Airlines and Airports of September Revealed  AirlineGeeks.com
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Here’s why most flights will offer free Wi-Fi in the near future

  1. Here's why most flights will offer free Wi-Fi in the near future  Springfield News Sun
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London’s Gatwick to Announce Plans for Second Runway Amid Capacity Issues

Great Britain’s second busiest airport, London’s Gatwick Airport, is looking to make use of the currently unused second runway that it has, potentially boosting its’ daily capacity of flights. The move to activate the dormant

Union Head Claims El Al-pilots Deal Reached, but Airline Says No Such Agreement Exists Yet

  1. Union Head Claims El Al-pilots Deal Reached, but Airline Says No Such Agreement Exists Yet  Haaretz
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KLM signs MoU’s with Xiamen Airlines and Ctrip.com to strengthen China-Netherlands trade relations

In the presence of Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, President and CEO of KLM, Pieter Elbers, today signed two MoU’s (Memorandum of Understanding) with Chinese strategic partners Xiamen Airlines and Ctrip.com.  The signing of these MoU’s underlines the importance of the China-Dutch business forum on Cooperation on High-tech Innovation and […]

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UK ‘Hidden disability’ guidance published for airlines

  1. Hidden disability guidance published for airlines  Travel Weekly UK
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Alitalia relaunch to include Italian state ownership

  1. Alitalia relaunch to include Italian state ownership  USA TODAY
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Southwest Airlines adding daily nonstop flight from New Orleans to New York City

  1. Southwest Airlines adding daily nonstop flight from New Orleans to New York City  NOLA.com
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