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Oneworld unveils major benefits for customers and airlines

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 1, 2019 17:30

The CEOs of oneworld member airlines today met in London to unveil a radical transformation of the global alliance as it marks the 20th anniversary of its launch. The moves ... Read More

East African regional airlines battle to take over the African skies

Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania Apolinari Tairo - eTN Tanzania- January 19, 2019 06:21

East  African regional airlines are now fighting a winning and losing battle over the African skies which Kenya Airways, Ethiopian Airlines and South African Airways have been commanding for decades ... Read More

CHTA chief: Lack of airline competition chokes Caribbean tourism

editor editor- January 25, 2012 05:55

Bahamas — President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Josef Forstmayr says the lack of competition in the regional airline industry is stifling the tourism sector resulting in ... Read More

Union: Airlines push pilots to fly even if they are too sick or too tired

editor editor- September 24, 2009 03:58

WASHINGTON — The regional airline that operated a plane that crashed and killed 50 people in upstate New York has been pushing pilots to fly even if they say they ... Read More

FAA establishes new norm for regional airlines

editor editor- June 10, 2009 03:54

Shocking revelations that emerged from the February plane crash in Buffalo, N.Y., which killed 50 people, might have appalled the traveling public, but many pilots didn't find them surprising. Read More

Senator seeks regional airline safety probe

editor editor- May 20, 2009 04:12

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the Senate's aviation panel is asking a government watchdog to investigate safety enforcement at regional airlines. Read More

After crash, experts survey regional pilots’ skills

editor editor- February 24, 2009 04:19

Pilots flying for regional airlines like the Continental Connection flight that crashed outside Buffalo last week, killing 50, generally have less experience and earn less money than pilots at major ... Read More

Pilot predicts airline ‘bloodbath’

editor editor- February 14, 2008 05:46

Regional travel will become more difficult as the drastic pilot shortage leads to cuts in routes, with predictions of a "bloodbath" among regional airlines. Rex chief pilot Chris Hine has ... Read More