US airlines offer low-cost fares banning carry-on bags. Will Canada follow? – CBC.ca


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US airlines offer low-cost fares banning carry-on bags. Will Canada follow?
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"If you want to have the privilege of bringing on a carry-on, then you pay a little extra," says airline analyst Fred Lazar. The York University professor also predicts a similar discount fare that limits carry-on perks will also soon be offered by the ...
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How Latam Installed Wi-Fi In 235 Aircraft In 20 Months

People, processes and proactivity behind Latam’s quick IFE project
Focus on the “Project Performance Pyramid”—people, processes and proactivity—was key to the airline’s success.

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Top Pentagon Weapons Buyer Defends Revolving Door

Outgoing Pentagon procurement chief explains value of the revolving door
In this week’s Washington Outlook: why industry experience in government helps the Pentagon get a better deal; McCain’s plans to spend big on the military; a burgeoning space rivalry; and the ongoing attempt to block the sale of aircraft to Iran Air.

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Rolls-Royce Pays Up Over Corruption Investigation

A chastened Rolls-Royce sees strength in recent adversity
Rolls’s settlement emerges as fraud investigators begin to examine the aerospace industry as a whole.

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Aviation Group Says Last Three Years Were Its Most Profitable Ever

The International Air Transport Association says 2016 profits fell short of previous year’s all-time high due in part to rising oil prices.

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Tier 1 Consolidation Continues As Safran Takes Over Zodiac

Safran’s takeover of Zodiac will create an aerospace entity behind only UTC and GE
Creation of the world’s third-largest Tier 1 aerospace supplier behind UTC and GE has both positive and negative effects for Boeing, Airbus and other aircraft manufacturers that do business with Safran and Zodiac.

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Growth Continues At Chihuahua Aerospace Cluster

Mexico’s Chihuahua Aerospace Cluster supports growth of domestic commercial aviation while also producing for export customers.

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Boeing-Linked MRO Gears Up For Incoming 737 MAX 8s

As Monarch Airlines and its maintenance division prepare for the Boeing 737 MAX 8, the MRO also is upgrading a software system and is experimenting with mobile devices for line maintenance.

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Indonesia watchdog says former CEO of airline Garuda a bribery suspect – Fox Business


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Indonesia watchdog says former CEO of airline Garuda a bribery suspect
Fox Business
... Benny S. Butarbutar, said the airline would cooperate with the KPK, adding the investigation "has no connection to our corporate activities". Garuda shares closed 2.3 percent lower on Thursday, underperforming the broader market which was little ...
Indonesia names former airline boss as bribery suspectFox News

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Japan Airlines to launch NYC-Tokyo Haneda flights – USA TODAY


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Japan Airlines to launch NYC-Tokyo Haneda flights
USA TODAY
The airline will fly one daily round-trip flight on the route using Boeing 777-300ER aircraft. Narita is Tokyo's primary international gateway while Haneda's route map is more heavily tilted toward regional flights. For many travelers, Haneda is the ...

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Man pleads guilty to groping girl on American Airlines flight from DFW Airport to Portland – Dallas News (blog)


Dallas News (blog)

Man pleads guilty to groping girl on American Airlines flight from DFW Airport to Portland
Dallas News (blog)
An Oregon man pleaded guilty Thursday to groping a 13-year-old girl on a flight from DFW International Airport to Portland last year. Chad Cameron Camp (Multnomah County Sheriff's Office). Chad Cameron Camp, 26, pleaded guilty to making an indecent ...

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OPINION: Alaska Airlines performance unsurpassed – Montesano Vidette


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OPINION: Alaska Airlines performance unsurpassed
Montesano Vidette
The airline contributes $2.28 billion directly to our state's economy and $5.58 billion overall when indirect economic output is calculated. Alaska earned the reputation as our nation's most prestigious airlines sweeping top awards for performance ...
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American Airlines offers ‘basic economy’ fares with no carry-ons – New York Daily News


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American Airlines offers 'basic economy' fares with no carry-ons
New York Daily News
American Airlines will offer a new “basic economy” options, though fliers looking for a deal will have to pay the price of their carry-ons. Starting February 10, passengers on certain routes will be able to get seats for lower prices, the company ...
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UDAN scheme: 11 airlines submit bids for regional flights – Livemint


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UDAN scheme: 11 airlines submit bids for regional flights
Livemint
However, many airlines like IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir and Jet Airways have gone to court against the levy imposed by the government on existing flights to fund UDAN. Since the levy was introduced by the government in December, only one airline has ...
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List: The USA’s best airlines for on-time flights – USA TODAY


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List: The USA's best airlines for on-time flights
USA TODAY
JetBlue Airways, 84.3%. 11. ExpressJet (flies regional flights for American, Delta and United), 82.8%. 12. Virgin America, 81.4%. Total for all covered airlines: 86.5%. ___. Source: U.S. Department of Transportation. The report does not cover smaller ...

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Indonesia probes corruption related to Rolls-Royce

Former chief of state airline Garuda placed under investigation

Julia Haywood, New Chief Commercial Officer at United Airlines, Steps Down – Wall Street Journal


Julia Haywood, New Chief Commercial Officer at United Airlines, Steps Down
Wall Street Journal
Julia Haywood, a Boston Consulting Group airline partner who was hired by United Continental Holdings Inc. last summer as its new chief commercial officer, has left the airline to return to the consulting firm, United said Thursday. Ms. Haywood was ...

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Facebook Live With Delta Air Lines Sundance Festival Shuttle (Watch Now!) – Variety


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Facebook Live With Delta Air Lines Sundance Festival Shuttle (Watch Now!)
Variety
Join Variety Thursday morning as we broadcast live from LAX prior to the departure of the Delta Festival Shuttle. The Delta Festival Shuttle is akin to a member's club of creatives in the sky and provides the opportunity to take networking with like ...

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Airlines yet to collect regional connectivity scheme cess – The Hindu


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Airlines yet to collect regional connectivity scheme cess
The Hindu
The Federation of Indian Airlines, which represents IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and GoAir, has dragged the Centre to the courts challenging the levy of up to ₹8,500 on domestic flights from December 1. The Delhi High Court will now hear the airlines ...

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Was Ending the Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Justified? – New York Times


New York Times

Was Ending the Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Justified?
New York Times
The search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is over, assigned, for now, to the same corner of history as the hunt for Amelia Earhart: a cold case. An unsolved mystery. The nearly three-year-long effort to find the missing jet cost $160 million, the ...
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