Tag: fuel cost

La Compagnie’s first Airbus A321neo makes inaugural transatlantic flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 6, 2019 22:30

The first single-aisle A321neo destined for La Compagnie, an exclusively business-class French airline operating scheduled transatlantic flights, will commence transatlantic services on 6 June from Paris Orly Airport to Newark ... Read More

Pratt & Whitney-powered Airbus A319neo makes maiden flight

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 25, 2019 15:19

The last of the A320neo variants, an Airbus A319neo test aircraft has completed its maiden flight powered by Pratt & Whitney GTF engines for the first time. The A319neo took ... Read More

Airbus and China expand their partnership in civil aviation

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 25, 2019 17:45

Airbus and China Aviation Supplies Holding Company (CAS) signed a General Terms Agreement (GTA) covering the purchase by Chinese airlines of a total of 300 Airbus aircraft. The GTA was ... Read More

Wizz Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A321neo

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 7, 2019 17:10

Wizz Air, the largest Central and Eastern European low cost carrier, has taken delivery of its first of 184 A321neo aircraft on order at an event in Hamburg, with József ... Read More

Delta Air Lines carried 15.5 million passengers in ‘record’ November 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 4, 2018 06:10

Delta Air Lines today reported operating performance for November 2018. The company carried 15.5 million customers across its broad global network, a record for the month of November. For the ... Read More

Tourism faces the high cost of fuel

editor editor- May 2, 2011 05:12

Whether we like it or not, tourism entities need to begin to consider the on-going relationship between the cost of oil and the cost of travel. Read More

New taxes on air travel opposed by IATA

editor editor- March 7, 2011 03:44

NEW DELHI, India - As Indian carriers protest the proposed hike in service tax on air travel, global airlines body IATA has said such taxes would compromise the industry's ability ... Read More

Air Transport Association pleads for reduced fuel speculation

editor editor- January 15, 2011 06:50

WASHINGTON, DC - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA)is urging the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to further reduce speculative position limits for energy. Read More

Indian airlines to pass on new burden to passengers

editor editor- March 1, 2010 03:48

Mumbai - Air travel is likely to become more expensive as domestic carriers deal with the double blow of an expanded service tax regime and a levy on crude imports ... Read More

DOT: Fuel costs for US carriers significantly lower in May

editor editor- July 15, 2009 04:17

Fuel costs for U.S. airlines edged lower in May from the prior month and dropped sharply from a year earlier, according to the Department of Transportation. Read More

Airlines say they can’t afford another huge oil price jump

editor editor- May 22, 2009 05:02

FORT WORTH — The 25% run-up in oil prices over the past month that has motorists again scrutinizing gas station price signs heading into the Memorial Day weekend also has ... Read More

Jet2.com to Ryanair: Bite me

editor editor- June 5, 2008 03:53

The boss of Leeds-Bradford Airport based low-cost airline Jet2.com has gone head to head with his opposite number at Ryanair after his rival claimed the Yorkshire firm would go out ... Read More

Pakistan’s national airline to sell planes due to fuel, maintenance costs

editor editor- March 21, 2008 03:51

KARACHI, Pakistan - Pakistan's state airline says it plans to sell eight of its Boeing 747 airliners because of rising fuel and maintenance costs. Pakistan International Airlines spokesman Chaudhry Mohammad ... Read More