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FAA Orders Airlines To Replace Cockpit Displays

October 1, 2014

The US Federal Aviation Administration is requiring airlines to replace cockpit displays on more than 1,300 Boeing aircraft to avoid interference from Wi-Fi and cellular devices.
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FAA Orders Airlines To Replace Cockpit Displays

Eurocontrol Wants More Info Sharing For Safety

October 1, 2014

Eurocontrol has fleshed out a plan for countries to share non-public intelligence in conflict zones to help airlines avert tragedies such as the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.
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Eurocontrol Wants More Info Sharing For Safety

Germany Examines Etihad, Air Berlin Codeshare

September 30, 2014

Germany is examining codeshare plans between Air Berlin and shareholder Etihad Airways, a move the German airline says is an attempt to reinterpret a bilateral agreement with the United Arab Emirates.
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Germany Examines Etihad, Air Berlin Codeshare

Air France-KLM May Need Strategy Rethink

September 30, 2014

With no deal in sight over pilot pay and up to EUR€300 million (USD$380 million) of strike costs to absorb, Air France-KLM may need to rethink its route to viability.
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Air France-KLM May Need Strategy Rethink

Lufthansa Pilots' Strike Hits Frankfurt Long-haul

September 30, 2014

Lufthansa pilots threatened further strike action on Tuesday as they began a 15 hour walkout at Frankfurt airport in a row over retirement benefits.
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Lufthansa Pilots' Strike Hits Frankfurt Long-haul

Thai Airways Load Factor Falls In August

September 30, 2014

Thai Airways said its load factor fell to 75.3 percent in August from 78 percent in the same period last year.
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Thai Airways Load Factor Falls In August

Lufthansa May Use Lease Back For LCC Plan

September 29, 2014

Lufthansa may hire a third party to operate 14 A340 aircraft it plans to reconfigure for long-haul budget flights to get around the need for pilots' approval of its no-frills expansion, Der Spiegel reported.
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Lufthansa May Use Lease Back For LCC Plan

Air France Pilots Call Off Strike

September 28, 2014

Air France pilots have called off their two-week strike, despite continued deadlock with managers over the development of the firm's low-cost operations.
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Air France Pilots Call Off Strike

LOT 787 Makes Emergency Landing After Fire Alert

September 26, 2014

A LOT Boeing 787 Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Poland with 248 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Glasgow after crew received an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold.
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LOT 787 Makes Emergency Landing After Fire Alert

Air Berlin Cancels USD$5 Bln Boeing Order

September 26, 2014

Air Berlin has cancelled orders for Boeing aircraft worth a total of USD$5 billion at list prices as it strives to curb spending and return to profit.
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Air Berlin Cancels USD$5 Bln Boeing Order

Air France Urges Pilots To Accept Deal, End Strike

September 26, 2014

Air France sought to bring a 12-day pilots strike, over the expansion of its budget Transavia unit, to an end on Friday with a series of proposals that won the backing of the company's board and French Prime Minister Manuel Valls.
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Air France Urges Pilots To Accept Deal, End Strike

Europe Allows Gadgets To Stay On During Flights

September 26, 2014

Airline passengers will be able to use smartphones and tablet computers throughout their entire flight, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said on Friday, which could also pave the way for airlines to offer wireless communication services.
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Europe Allows Gadgets To Stay On During Flights

Lufthansa Pilots Threaten Strike As Talks Fail

September 25, 2014

German pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit is planning further industrial action at Lufthansa after talks over an early retirement scheme broke down.
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Lufthansa Pilots Threaten Strike As Talks Fail

Asian Airlines Increase Fuel Hedging

September 25, 2014

Airlines in Asia are stepping up jet fuel hedge volumes after oil prices fell below USD$100 a barrel, with some locking in fuel purchases as far out as 2016.
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Asian Airlines Increase Fuel Hedging

Air France Pilots' Strike Continues

September 25, 2014

The main pilots' union at Air France said its strike was continuing despite confirmation from the company that it had withdrawn its controversial plans to expand the airline's low-cost operations in Europe.
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Air France Pilots' Strike Continues
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