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Mexico Competition Watchdog Approves Aeromexico-Delta JV

May 2, 2016

Mexico Competition Watchdog Approves Aeromexico-Delta JV

Mexico's federal competition commission approved Aeromexico's USD$1.5 billion joint venture with Delta Air Lines with certain conditions, Aeromexico said.


Canada Says It Wants To Help Bombardier

May 2, 2016

Canada Says It Wants To Help Bombardier

The senior Canadian official looking at a request by Bombardier for aid to support its CSeries aircraft has indicated for the first time that Ottawa actively wanted to help the company.


FAA Approves Longer Diversion Time For A350

May 2, 2016

FAA Approves Longer Diversion Time For A350

The US FAA has approved the Airbus A350 to fly further on one engine in the event of a breakdown, freeing the new aircraft to fly more direct routes over oceans and other deserted places.


Kosovo Airport Closed After Jet Skids Off Runway

May 2, 2016

A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 143 passengers and eight crew from Istanbul skidded off the runway on Monday when landing at Kosovo's only airport.


Virgin Australia Q3 Profit Up, But Cuts Capacity

May 2, 2016

Virgin Australia Q3 Profit Up, But Cuts Capacity

Virgin Australia announced underlying pre-tax profit rose 16.2 percent to AUD$18.6 million (USD$14.17 million) in the three months to March 31, but warned it will cut June quarter capacity by 5.1 percent due to weak demand combined with uncertainty about the Australian Federal election.



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Mexico Competition Watchdog Approves Aeromexico-Delta JV

May 2, 2016

Mexico Competition Watchdog Approves Aeromexico-Delta JV

Mexico's federal competition commission approved Aeromexico's USD$1.5 billion joint venture with Delta Air Lines with certain conditions, Aeromexico said.


Airport News

Kosovo Airport Closed After Jet Skids Off Runway

May 2, 2016

A Turkish Airlines jet carrying 143 passengers and eight crew from Istanbul skidded off the runway on Monday when landing at Kosovo's only airport.