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Flights Cancelled As NE US Braves 'Crippling' Blizzard

January 26, 2015

A massive blizzard hit the US Northeast on Monday, causing the cancellation of thousands of flights and curtailing mass transit, as officials warned that the storm could dump as much as 3 feet of snow on the region.
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Flights Cancelled As NE US Braves 'Crippling' Blizzard

Aer Lingus Board To Recommend IAG Offer - Report

January 26, 2015

The Aer Lingus board is set to recommend an improved EUR€1.36 billion (USD$1.52 billion) takeover offer from IAG, Irish national broadcaster RTE reported.
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Aer Lingus Board To Recommend IAG Offer - Report

Turkish Airlines In Talks On Airbus A380s - Report

January 26, 2015

Turkish Airlines is negotiating to acquire 10 or more Airbus A380s in a deal potentially worth USD$4 billion at list prices, two people familiar with the matter said.
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Turkish Airlines In Talks On Airbus A380s - Report

Qantas, Virgin Australia To Absorb Fuel Surcharges

January 26, 2015

Qantas Airways said it is restructuring its international tariffs to absorb fuel surcharges into base fares, adding that lower oil prices put airlines in a better position to invest in new aircraft, lounges and routes.
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Qantas, Virgin Australia To Absorb Fuel Surcharges

Government Approves Thai Airways Restructuring

January 26, 2015

Thailand's military-led government has approved a restructuring plan for Thai Airways in a bid to restore profitability to the national carrier's operations.
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Government Approves Thai Airways Restructuring

Malaysia Airlines Website Targeted By Hackers

January 26, 2015

A group calling itself "Official Cyber Caliphate" said it hacked the official website of national carrier Malaysia Airlines, but the airline said its data servers remained intact and passenger bookings were not affected.
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Malaysia Airlines Website Targeted By Hackers

Aer Lingus Considering New Offer From IAG

January 26, 2015

Aer Lingus is considering an improved EUR€1.36 billion (USD$1.52 billion) takeover offer from IAG, the third attempt by the owner of British Airways to buy it.
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Aer Lingus Considering New Offer From IAG

Flybe Shares Slide As Forecast Disappoints

January 26, 2015

Shares in Flybe Group slumped more than 20 percent on Monday after the British budget airline said it would break even before tax in its financial year ending in March 2015 after a fall in third-quarter passenger revenue.
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Flybe Shares Slide As Forecast Disappoints

AirAsia Removes Fuel Surcharges

January 26, 2015

Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia said a drop in global oil prices has allowed it to remove fuel surcharges for passengers.
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AirAsia Removes Fuel Surcharges

Emirates Debates Fuel Surcharge Cut - Report

January 25, 2015

Emirates is studying whether to cut the fuel surcharge it passes on to customers to reflect recent drops in oil prices, its president said in The National, an Abu Dhabi-based newspaper.
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Emirates Debates Fuel Surcharge Cut - Report

Air Berlin To Buy 14 A320s From Alitalia

January 25, 2015

Air Berlin said it will buy 14 Airbus A320s from Alitalia in a move designed by major shareholder Etihad to benefit both loss-making airlines.
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Air Berlin To Buy 14 A320s From Alitalia

Libya Resumes Commercial Flights To Europe

January 25, 2015

Commercial flights from Libya to mainland Europe have resumed after more than six months.
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Libya Resumes Commercial Flights To Europe

US To Back Warning System For Airlines In Conflict Zones

January 23, 2015

The United States will throw its support behind a proposal by ICAO, the UN's aviation agency, to share information about risks to commercial aircraft over conflict zones after the downing of a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine last year.
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US To Back Warning System For Airlines In Conflict Zones

Fernandes Says SE Asia Needs Regional Aviation Regulator

January 23, 2015

Southeast Asia needs regional aviation regulators to streamline a fragmented safety framework and ensure common standards for aircrew training in the booming industry, AirAsia's group chief executive Tony Fernandes said.
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Fernandes Says SE Asia Needs Regional Aviation Regulator

United Airlines Q4 Profit Falls Short

January 22, 2015

United Continental's net income dropped to USD$28 million in the fourth quarter, down from USD$140 million a year ago after USD$433 million in special costs largely from settling losing fuel hedges and a voluntary buyout for flight attendants.
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United Airlines Q4 Profit Falls Short
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