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Brazilian President Vetoes Airline Ownership Changes

July 26, 2016

Brazilian President Vetoes Airline Ownership Changes

Brazilian interim President Michel Temer vetoed a provision of a bill allowing foreign investors to own up to 100 percent of Brazilian airlines, according to a note published in Brazil's official government newspaper.


JetBlue Profit Up 18 Pct On Lower Fuel Costs

July 26, 2016

JetBlue Profit Up 18 Pct On Lower Fuel Costs

JetBlue Airways’ quarterly profit rose 18.4 percent as the US budget airline continued to benefit from lower fuel costs.


WestJet’s Profit Plunges 40.5 Pct On Higher Costs

July 26, 2016

WestJet’s Profit Plunges 40.5 Pct On Higher Costs

WestJet Airlines reported a 40.5 percent fall in quarterly profit as higher costs squeezed margins.


EPA To Regulate Aircraft Carbon Emissions

July 25, 2016

EPA To Regulate Aircraft Carbon Emissions

The US Environmental Protection Agency has paved the way for new curbs on emissions from passenger jets by ruling that greenhouse gases from aircraft endanger public health.


US, Mexico Air Transport Accord Starts August 21

July 25, 2016

US, Mexico Air Transport Accord Starts August 21

The United States and Mexico agreed to put into force a new air transportation agreement that is expected to boost travel and clear the way for any city to have direct airline service to the other nation.



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Brazilian President Vetoes Airline Ownership Changes

July 26, 2016

Brazilian President Vetoes Airline Ownership Changes

Brazilian interim President Michel Temer vetoed a provision of a bill allowing foreign investors to own up to 100 percent of Brazilian airlines, according to a note published in Brazil's official government newspaper.


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Heathrow Expansion More Important After EU Vote

July 22, 2016

Heathrow Expansion More Important After EU Vote

London's Heathrow Airport said the vote to leave the European Union made it more important than ever that Britain's busiest airport should be allowed to expand to boost trade links with countries around the world.