Airline News

JetBlue Boosts Second Quarter Net Profit

July 25, 2017

JetBlue Boosts Second Quarter Net Profit

JetBlue Airways reported a 16.7 percent increase in net profit for the second quarter as a result of “solid demand.”


Ryanair Increases Q1 Profit On Easter Boost

July 24, 2017

Ryanair Increases Q1 Profit On Easter Boost

Ryanair reported a 55 percent increase in net profit for the first quarter of 2017, boosted by the inclusion of Easter this year.


IAG Orders Three More A330s For LEVEL

July 24, 2017

IAG Orders Three More A330s For LEVEL

European airline group IAG has ordered three additional Airbus A330s for its new low cost unit LEVEL.


Air France Names Joon Airline In Bid For Younger Audience

July 20, 2017

Air France Names Joon Airline In Bid For Younger Audience

Air France has named its new Boost airline ‘Joon’, targeting a younger customer base than its parent.


Delta Signs Up For LaGuardia Redevelopment

July 20, 2017

Delta Signs Up For LaGuardia Redevelopment

Delta Air Lines has received final approval for a lease agreement for a new USD$4 billion terminal development at New York’s LaGuardia Airport.



Finnair Swings To Profit On Increased Traffic

July 20, 2017

Finnair Swings To Profit On Increased Traffic

Finnair reported its second quarter results on Thursday, showing a swing to profit as it carried a record number of passengers.


BA Cabin Crew To Strike For Additional 14 Days

July 19, 2017

BA Cabin Crew To Strike For Additional 14 Days

British Airways cabin crew working under ‘mixed fleet’ terms will strike for a further period of 14 days, from August 2.


Wizz Air Reports 50 Percent Net Profit Increase

July 19, 2017

Wizz Air Reports 50 Percent Net Profit Increase

European low cost carrier Wizz Air reported a 50 percent increase in its first quarter net profit as its rapid expansion continued.


Mandarin Airlines Orders Six ATR 72-600s

July 19, 2017

Mandarin Airlines Orders Six ATR 72-600s

Taiwan’s Mandarin Airlines has ordered six ATR 72-600s in a deal worth USD$160 million at list prices.


United Boosts Second Quarter Profit

July 18, 2017

United Boosts Second Quarter Profit

United Airlines reported a second quarter net profit increase of 39 percent as mainline passenger revenue rose by 8 percent.


Aeroflot Orders 20 Additional Superjet 100s

July 18, 2017

Aeroflot Orders 20 Additional Superjet 100s

Aeroflot has a signed a firm contract for 20 Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, adding to a previous order.


Frontier To Double Route Network

July 18, 2017

Frontier To Double Route Network

US low cost carrier Frontier Airlines will double its route network over the next year as it adds 21 new cities to its schedule.


Air France To Launch New Boost Airline

July 17, 2017

Air France To Launch New Boost Airline

Air France will launch its lower cost ‘Boost’ airline this year after pilots voted to approve an agreement with the company.


Lufthansa Reports Strong H1 Revenue

July 17, 2017

Lufthansa Reports Strong H1 Revenue

Lufthansa released preliminary figures for the first half of 2017, showing a 13 percent revenue rise from last year.


Last Airline Has Laptop Ban Lifted

July 17, 2017

Last Airline Has Laptop Ban Lifted

The US TSA has lifted the laptop ban on Saudia Airlines, removing the last airline from its list of carriers not permitted to allow larger electronic devices in aircraft cabins on US flights.