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Aer Lingus Rejects IAG Takeover Approach

December 18, 2014

Aer Lingus has rejected a takeover approach from IAG, which is keen to gain control of the Irish airline's slots at London's Heathrow Airport.
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Aer Lingus Rejects IAG Takeover Approach

Portugal Invokes Special Measures To Break TAP Strike

December 18, 2014

The Portuguese government has moved to halt a four-day strike at national airline TAP planned for the busy holiday period, invoking special powers that allow dismissal or in some cases criminal charges against strikers.
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Portugal Invokes Special Measures To Break TAP Strike

Air France Warns Again On Profits

December 18, 2014

Air France-KLM has issued its third profit warning in six months, cutting its 2014 earnings goal by EUR€200 million as higher-than-expected costs from a recent pilot strike added to weaker unit revenues.
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Air France Warns Again On Profits

NATS To Compensate Airlines For Travel Disruption

December 18, 2014

Airlines will get a rebate on their fees to the UK's National Air Traffic Service to compensate them for a computer failure last week which disrupted hundreds of flights.
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NATS To Compensate Airlines For Travel Disruption

US Aviation Sector Sees Big Opportunities In Cuba

December 18, 2014

President Barack Obama's decision to restore US diplomatic ties with Cuba could yield big opportunities for the US aviation sector.
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US Aviation Sector Sees Big Opportunities In Cuba

SAS Posts Higher Fourth Quarter Profit

December 18, 2014

Scandinavian airline SAS has launched a new round of savings as it posted a bigger-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit on the back of cost cuts.
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SAS Posts Higher Fourth Quarter Profit

SpiceJet Parent Says No Cash For Bail-Out

December 17, 2014

The parent company behind India's SpiceJet said on Wednesday it could not afford to spend what could be hundreds of millions of dollars to rescue the beleaguered low-cost airline, raising questions over its future.
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SpiceJet Parent Says No Cash For Bail-Out

EU Clears Lufthansa Outsourcing Deal With IBM

December 17, 2014

The European Commission said on Wednesday it had approved the sale of Lufthansa's IT infrastructure unit to IBM.
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EU Clears Lufthansa Outsourcing Deal With IBM

Italian Court Lifts Block On Emirates' Flying Milan-New York

December 17, 2014

Italy's top administrative court has given Emirates permission to continue operating direct flights between Milan Malpensa airport and New York, rejecting a request by rival airlines to stop the flights.
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Italian Court Lifts Block On Emirates' Flying Milan-New York

American Airlines Plane Hit By Winter Storm

December 17, 2014

A US-bound American Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Tokyo on Wednesday after hitting severe turbulence created by a strong winter storm, with several people taken to hospital for minor injuries.
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American Airlines Plane Hit By Winter Storm

United Flight Returns To London After 'Maintenance Issue'

December 17, 2014

A US-bound United Airlines flight returned to London's Heathrow Airport following a maintenance issue, the airline said in a statement.
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United Flight Returns To London After 'Maintenance Issue'

India Grants Reprieve To SpiceJet

December 16, 2014

Indian airline SpiceJet has won a crucial reprieve from creditors, after the government asked airport operators and fuel suppliers to give the carrier more time to pay its bills.
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India Grants Reprieve To SpiceJet

TAP Heads For Strike As Sell-Off Talks Stall

December 16, 2014

The Portuguese government said it will stick to its sell-off plan for national airline TAP after talks with unions failed to convince them to call off a four-day strike set for the height of the holiday season.
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TAP Heads For Strike As Sell-Off Talks Stall

EgyptAir Hires Sabre To Help Restructure

December 16, 2014

EgyptAir has hired Sabre Airline Solutions to prepare a restructuring plan for the state-owned company which has suffered a billion dollars in losses since 2010.
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EgyptAir Hires Sabre To Help Restructure

Norwegian CEO Cuts Stake In Airline

December 16, 2014

Norwegian Air Shuttle chief executive Bjørn Kjos sold part of his stake in the company on Tuesday, sending the company's stock down over 7 percent.
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Norwegian CEO Cuts Stake In Airline
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