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Etihad Airways and Emirates airline merger rekindled?

editor editor- October 17, 2019 22:58

Etihad Aviation Group, the owner of Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways, and Sharjah-based low-cost carrier Air Arabia have signed of an agreement to launch Abu Dhabi’s first low-cost airline. The Deputy ... Read More

MGM won’t buy Wynn Encore Harbor Casino in Boston: 35 Million in fines

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 23, 2019 07:50

After talks of MGM buying Wynn Resort's Encore Boston fell apart Tuesday night, lawmakers are hoping both casinos will now re-focus on the business at hand.  During Wednesday's State Gaming ... Read More

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:30

Marriott International, Inc. today celebrated the opening of its 7,000th property – The St. Regis Hong Kong. The stunning, 27-story luxury hotel, which features butler service, and multiple restaurants, is ... Read More

Bombardier appoints new Senior VP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 15, 2019 00:27

Bombardier today announced the appointment of Steeve Robitaille as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, Bombardier Inc., effective May 1, 2019. Mr. Robitaille will succeed Daniel Desjardins who ... Read More

Alitalia airline: Of back doors and scoundrels?

Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy Mario Masciullo - eTN Italy- February 22, 2019 01:37

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development, Luigi Di Maio, meeting the unions at Mise, (Ministry of Economic Development) outlined the account of the new company, AZ, and declared, ... Read More

Sandpiper Lodging Trust acquires four WoodSpring Suites Hotels

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 01:18

Sandpiper Lodging Trust (SLT) announced its acquisition of four WoodSpring Suites Hotels from Wills Capital Partners, LP (WCP). Three of the properties are located in Texas including: Austin, San Antonio ... Read More

United Airlines appoints new Senior VP for Flight Operations

editor editor- January 18, 2019 21:17

United Airlines (UAL) announced today a new Senior Vice President for Flight Operations. Read More

Marriott data breach: Passports not encrypted

editor editor- January 4, 2019 21:05

Marriott said for the first time that 5.25 million passport numbers were kept in the Starwood system in plain, unencrypted data files Read More

United Airlines’ Guam service so bad, attorney general gets involved

editor editor- November 8, 2015 01:59

In response to what they describe as chronic customer complaints of "subpar and declining flight services," the attorneys general of Guam and the CNMI are calling out United Airlines. Read More

US Airways-American merger would leave flyers with few choices

editor editor- February 9, 2013 11:08

Later this month, US Airways and American Airlines are expected to merge, creating the world's largest carrier and leaving the industry with four mega-carriers -- down from the 10 major ... Read More

Hertz and Dollar Thrifty announce definitive merger agreement

editor editor- August 27, 2012 08:37

PARK RIDGE, N.J., and TULSA, Okla. - Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. and Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. Read More

Indian carriers issues seniority lists of officers

editor editor- August 20, 2012 02:49

NEW DELHI, India - Integration of human resources of erstwhile Indian Airlines and Air India has finally begun after five years of their merger, with the management coming out with ... Read More

Sir Richard Branson: BA-BMI deal takes UK flying back to dark ages

editor editor- February 18, 2012 10:03

Passengers face higher fares and reduced services between Scottish airports and London Heathrow if British Airways succeeds in taking over rivals BMI, Virgin Atlantic has claimed. Read More

American Airlines’ bankruptcy makes it attractive takeover target

editor editor- February 3, 2012 07:44

NEW YORK, N.Y. - American Airlines' bankruptcy has many in the industry questioning if a merger is in its future. Read More

LAN and TAM define new corporate structure

editor editor- October 29, 2011 06:02

SANTIAGO, Chile - LAN and TAM have started the technical and preliminary processes for their integration into LATAM Airlines Group (LATAM). Read More

Caribbean Airlines finalizes acquisition of Air Jamaica

editor editor- June 1, 2011 02:33

Just days before the deadline for a notice of closure of the largest aviation merger in the Caribbean, Caribbean Airlines has finalized its acquisition of Air Jamaica. Read More

Tams: BA-Iberia deal “first step to something much bigger”

editor editor- May 9, 2011 04:49

The merger of BA and Iberia is the “first step to something much bigger”, Richard Tams, the UK carrier’s head of sales and marketing UK and Ireland, said. Read More

Greek carriers to appeal EU ruling

editor editor- March 3, 2011 03:58

Two largest Greek carriers, Olympic and Aegean, to appeal EU ruling that blocked their plans to merge, the airlines said on Wednesday. Read More

ExpressJet stockholders approve merger with SkyWest

editor editor- November 11, 2010 05:24

HOUSTON - ExpressJet Holdings, Inc. announced that its stockholders voted to adopt and approve the merger agreement between SkyWest, Inc. and ExpressJet Holdings, Inc. Read More

Aviation news: Stockholders approve Continental-United merger

editor editor- September 20, 2010 01:50

United and Continental airlines stockholders voted to approve carriers' merger on Friday. American and European regulators have already signaled their approval of the $3.2 billion stock swap. Read More

UK events industry: British Airways has never been the best friend

editor editor- September 7, 2010 04:39

Events industry figures have shared price increase fears after British Airways chief executive Willie Walsh revealed hopes for further consolidation. Read More

Walsh identifies 12 airlines as potential members of IAG

editor editor- September 6, 2010 02:07

London - British Airways PLC and Spain's Iberia Lineas Aereas de Espana S.A, which are in the process of completing a merger, have identified 12 potential airlines that could be ... Read More

Smisek defends Continental – United merger in federal court

editor editor- September 2, 2010 02:48

SAN FRANCISCO - Continental Airlines CEO Jeffery Smisek defended the proposed merger with United Airlines in Federal Court Tuesday, saying his airline would not be able to "compete effectively" withou Read More

United and Continental agree to lease slots at Newark to Southwest Airlines

editor editor- August 28, 2010 06:03

CHICAGO and HOUSTON - In an agreement intended to address the United States Department of Justice's concerns related to Continental's proposed merger with United, both airlines have agreed to lease ... Read More

LAN and TAM announce intention to combine

editor editor- August 14, 2010 04:07

SANTIAGO, CHILE and SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – LAN Airlines S.A. and TAM S.A. Read More

Aviation news: Creating a visual brand for United Continental airline merger

editor editor- August 12, 2010 05:24

CHICAGO & HOUSTON – United and Continental Airlines have been honing their joint images into one visual brand that will equally represent their merged airline. Read More

SkyWest to pay $133M for ExpressJet in latest airline merger

editor editor- August 5, 2010 01:23

The consolidation of the U.S. airline industry continued Wednesday as two of the largest regional carriers announced plans to combine. Read More

Continental, United settle three merger lawsuits

editor editor- August 4, 2010 07:58

HOUSTON — Continental and United have agreed to disclose more information about their negotiations in order to settle three lawsuits by Continental shareholders who protested that they were shortcha Read More

United and Continental announce new leadership team

editor editor- July 28, 2010 04:51

HOUSTON AND CHICAGO - Continental Airlines and United Airlines, in communications to their employees today, announced the selection of the new senior leadership team of the combined airline, reporting Read More

Continental Airlines: No job cuts expected until March

editor editor- July 26, 2010 03:43

The merger of Continental Airlines and United Airlines won't result in clerical or management layoffs, except for corporate officers, until at least next March, Continental said Friday. Read More

Seychelles helicopter services eye merger

editor editor- July 19, 2010 01:02

(eTN) The two licensed helicopter operations on the main island of Mahe, Helicopter Seychelles and Zil Air, have recently commenced discussions of a joint venture operation, which would make better ... Read More

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