Biman Bangladesh postpones New York flights to August

Biman Bangladesh Airlines (BG, Dhaka) has postponed the resumption of its flights to New York JFK from June to August after management failed to settle on a suitable ACMI provider. The Dhaka Tribune reports that eight international operators responded to a tender issued last month namely: ...

Horizon Air’s dispatchers approve the new contract

Horizon Air (Alaska Horizon) (Seattle/Tacoma) and the Transport Workers Union have jointly announced that the carrier’s 17 dispatchers have ratified a new four-year contract by a ratio of 82 percent.

Horizon Air and TWU reached tentative agreement on a new contract on March 19.

Under the Railway Labor Act, which governs collective bargaining agreements in the airline industry, contracts do not expire. Instead they become amendable. The ratified agreement for Horizon’s dispatchers becomes amendable on August 26, 2018.

Horizon Air is a subsidiary of Alaska Air Group and flies to 39 cities across the United States, Canada and Mexico.

Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing/AirlinersGallery.com. Bombardier DHC-8-402 (Q400) N400QX (msn 4030) in the special Idaho Vandals livery arrives in Los Angeles.

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Philippine Airlines urged to halt shark-fin cargo after 6.5 tonne shipment … – South China Morning Post


Philippine Airlines urged to halt shark-fin cargo after 6.5 tonne shipment ...
South China Morning Post
“We need the airline's help in cutting the supply chain of shark fin to Hong Kong,” it said, demanding that the company to set an “aggressive timetable” to stop carrying shark fins and post as pledge on its website. The 136 bags of fins with an ...

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Hidden Vulnerability Discovered in the World’s Airline Network – MIT Technology Review


Hidden Vulnerability Discovered in the World's Airline Network
MIT Technology Review
That's an interesting conclusion that airlines could use to help maximize their profit while redesigning the network to make it more resilient. In the meantime, if you live close to one of the world's peripheral airports, you'll just have to hope that ...

No foreign carrier to control domestic airline – DGCA – Travel Daily Media


Travel Daily Media

No foreign carrier to control domestic airline – DGCA
Travel Daily Media
No foreign carrier to control domestic airline – DGCA. In a move which would affect the Jet-Etihad deal, or start-up carriers like Tata-SIA and AirAsia India, the. DGCA issues new directives for foreign carriers investing in Indian airlines ...

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Etihad Airways “more rigid” on conditions to buy Alitalia airline stake: Source – Economic Times


Economic Times

Etihad Airways "more rigid" on conditions to buy Alitalia airline stake: Source
Economic Times
Etihad Airways has become "more rigid" on its conditions for investing in Italy's struggling Alitalia airline, a source close to the matter said on Thursday, but the Rome government still sees room to find a solution. ET SPECIAL: Save precious time ...
Etihad Airways: Thank you to our Canadian key strategic partnerseTurboNews
Etihad Airways launches Manchester City treasure huntBreaking Travel News
Etihad Airways, Manchester City and Manchester Airport team up for social ...Prolific North

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United Airlines flight temporarily grounded at JFK Airport by bomb threat made … – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

United Airlines flight temporarily grounded at JFK Airport by bomb threat made ...
New York Daily News
United Airline's corporate security saw the tweet, which was posted at 7:05 p.m. and read: “There is a bomb on a United Airlines flight from JFK to Dulles,” according to the Port Authority Police Department. A 7:40 p.m. flight from JFK to Dulles ...

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British Airways first class: then and now – Telegraph.co.uk


British Airways first class: then and now
Telegraph.co.uk
It was 40 years ago this month that British Overseas Airways Corporation (BOAC) merged with British European Airways (BEA) to form British Airways. To commemorate the occasion, the airline has asked its millions of passengers to share memories of their ...

Air France-KLM mulls exiting the dedicated freighter market

Air France (AF, Paris CDG) and partner KLM Royal Dutch Airlines (KL, Amsterdam) could exit the dedicated-freighter sector as the Franco-Dutch carriers forge ahead with cost-cutting plans. Quoting anonymous sources familiar with the carriers' operations, Bloomberg newswire says a decision on ...

Malaysia Airlines mystery giving rise to hacker attacks – CBC.ca


Malaysia Airlines mystery giving rise to hacker attacks
CBC.ca
The story of the missing Malaysian Airlines plane has preoccupied people around the world for more than a month. It also looks to have inspired online scammers who exploit people's interest in trending news topics to install malware on their computers, ...

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Flight simulator instructor who … – The Independent


The Independent

Missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370: Flight simulator instructor who ...
The Independent
A flight simulator instructor who helped with coverage of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has been fired after he was deemed to have dressed too casually during TV appearances. Mitchell Casado and the Canadian company uFly ...
uFly fires flight instructor after CNN appearances on Malaysia Airlines storyCBC.ca

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Pricey fuel has helped stabilize airline industry – Tulsa World


Pricey fuel has helped stabilize airline industry
Tulsa World
Pricey fuel has helped stabilize airline industry. Carriers now ... An American Airlines plane bound for Dallas takes off from Tulsa International Airport. ... U.S. airlines paid an average of $3.03 a gallon for fuel last year, the Bureau of ...

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Etihad Airways: Thank you to our Canadian key strategic partners – eTurboNews


eTurboNews

Etihad Airways: Thank you to our Canadian key strategic partners
eTurboNews
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, hosted a VIP reception in Toronto last night to celebrate the valued contribution of key partners in enhancing air connections between Canada, the UAE and other markets around the world ...
Etihad Airways, Manchester City and Manchester Airport team up for social ...Prolific North
Etihad Airways launches Manchester City treasure huntBreaking Travel News
Etihad Airways thanks key strategic partners in CanadaZawya (registration)

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Royal Brunei to Resume Denpasar Service from late-July 2014

Update at 0840GMT 17APR14

Royal Brunei from 26JUL14 plans to resume Bandar Seri Begawan – Denpasar service, with 4 weekly operations. Airbus A319/320 aircraft to operate this route. The airline last operated this route in May 2008, according to OAG.

BI757 BWN2055 – 2320DPS 32S x145
BI758 DPS0710 – 0940BWN 32S x236

Reservation for this route is due to open soon.

Big airlines get lean, mean with higher fuel expenses – Albany Times Union


Press Herald

Big airlines get lean, mean with higher fuel expenses
Albany Times Union
New York. Airline executives frequently complain about fuel costs. But the truth is higher prices actually have been good for business. In the past six years, airlines have overhauled the way they operate to adjust to this new reality. They've shown ...
High cost of fuel proves lucrative for U.S. airlinesPress Herald

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AirAsia Expands International Service from Johor Bahru from July 2014

Update at 0820GMT 17APR14

AirAsia from 11JUL14 is launching new International service from Johor Bahru, with 4 weekly flights each to Ho Chi Minh and Yogyakarta, and 3 weekly to Lombok. Planned schedule as follow.

Johor Bahru – Ho Chi Minh
AK624 JHB0725 – 0820SGN 320 x246
AK625 SGN0850 – 1140JHB 320 x246

Johor Bahru – Lombok
AK486 JHB0650 – 0940LOP 320 246
AK487 LOP1005 – 1250JHB 320 246

Johor Bahru – Yogyakarta
AK492 JHB1215 – 1330JOG 320 x246
AK493 JOG1400 – 1715JHB 320 x246

Canberra to court Emirates over possible Qantas investment

Emirates (EK, Dubai Int'l) will be courted as a potential investor for Qantas (QF, Sydney Kingford Smith) Australian Minister for Trade and Investment, Andrew Robb, has said. Al Arabiya News quotes Robb as saying he would personally raise the possibility of an Emirati investment in the Australian ...

UTair Adds New A321 Routes in S14

Update at 0800GMT 17APR14

Russian carrier UTair in Summer 2014 season is expanding planned Airbus A321 operations. Planned NEW A321 operations for Summer season as follow.

eff 31MAR14 Moscow Vnukovo – Nizhnevartovsk 3 weekly (until 31MAY14)
eff 01APR14 Moscow Vnukovo – Tomsk 4 weekly (until 19MAY14)
eff 07APR14 Moscow Vnukovo – Ekaterinburg 5-7 weekly (until 03MAY14)
eff 27APR14 Moscow Vnukovo – Thessaloniki 2 weekly (3 weekly from 01JUN14)
eff 05MAY14 Moscow Vnukovo – Novosibirsk 3 weekly (until 18MAY14)
eff 02JUN14 Moscow Vnukovo – Irkutsk 3 weekly
eff 03JUN14 Moscow Vnukovo – Barnaul 2 weekly

Foreign airline can’t control Indian JV carrier: DGCA – Economic Times


Economic Times

Foreign airline can't control Indian JV carrier: DGCA
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: The directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) has stipulated that foreign carriers or investors will not have the right to control a desi airline. The new ruling comes in time when Etihad has invested in Jet and AirAsia and Singapore ...
Airlines look to plug executive flightLivemint
Foreign airlines, investors not to control management of Indian carriers: DGCATravelBizMonitor
No foreign entity will be able to control domestic airlineMoneycontrol.com

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Philippine Airlines Resumes Zamboanga – Jolo Service from mid-April 2014

Update at 0740GMT 17APR14

Philippine Airlines on 16APR14 has resumed Zamboanga – Jolo service, with 3 weekly flights on board PAL Express Dash8-Q400 aircraft. This route was temporary suspended for about 2 weeks.

PR2245 ZAM0920 – 1000JOL DH4 135
PR2246 JOL1020 – 1100ZAM DH4 135