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WASHINGTON - The Air Transport Association of America (ATA), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.
Air Canada said that it is adjusting its previously communicated plans for 2011 system capacity growth in light of sustained high fuel costs. AC had said back on Feb.
As jet fuel prices sent airlines on a stomach-churning ride, spurring new fees and higher prices, Southwest Airlines customers have had a smoother trip.
BETHESDA, Maryland - With sky-high fuel prices threatening the airline industry and potentially stifling travel throughout the US, Marriott International, Inc.
LOS ANGELES, CA - Air Tahiti Nui announced its decision today to suspend its flights from John F.
Southwest Airlines' senior director of Flight Operations Jeff Martin spoke today about the benefits of RNP (Required Navigation Performance) and Southwest's progression on RNP implementation fleet-wide at the Eco-Aviation Conference in Washington, D.C.
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Budget carrier AirAsia on Wednesday unveiled plans to boost income with a wider in-flight Asian menu and offering online merchandize to help offset rising fuel costs.
FORT WORTH, Texas - A new study released by a business travelers group has predicted most major airlines will be bankrupt by next year if fuel costs remain high. The study, which was commissioned by the Business Travel Coalition, said the commercial aviation industry is "in full-blown crisis and heading toward a catastrophe."
ExpressJet Holdings, Inc. announced today that, while it continues to explore all of its strategic options, it has entered into a new seven-year capacity purchase agreement with Continental Airlines, Inc.
Lack of sops in the 2008 Budget has pushed loss-laden airline industry into dejection zone, but civil aviation minister Praful Patel continues to be hopeful of getting them a decent deal by pursuing states to reduce sales tax on aviation turbine fuel (ATF). The civil aviation ministry had sought inclusion of ATF in the list of declared goods so that states cannot levy more than 4% sales tax.
The aviation industry is flying into a "perfect storm" that could halve Ryanair's profits next year, the low cost carrier warned yesterday.