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Lufthansa To Order 25 A320s For USD$3.24 Bln

September 17, 2014

Lufthansa has agreed to order 25 new Airbus A320s worth EUR€2.5 billion (USD$3.24 billion) at list prices to replace older aircraft and cut fuel costs at two subsidiary airlines.
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Lufthansa To Order 25 A320s For USD$3.24 Bln

Republic Orders 50 Embraer E-175s In USD$2.1 Bln Deal

September 17, 2014

Embraer has booked a firm order from US regional operator Republic Airways for 50 next-generation E-175 aircraft.
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Republic Orders 50 Embraer E-175s In USD$2.1 Bln Deal

French Government Calls For End To Air France Strike

September 17, 2014

The French government has called for an end to the Air France pilots strike, now in its third day, as the dispute over cost cuts threatened 60 percent of the airline's flights on Wednesday.
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French Government Calls For End To Air France Strike

Etihad CEO Says Airline Alliance Model 'Fractured'

September 17, 2014

The head of Abu Dhabi's Etihad Airways dismissed global airline alliances as a 'fractured' model showing signs of strain, adding his carrier would instead invest in equity stakes and codeshare deals to grow.
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Etihad CEO Says Airline Alliance Model 'Fractured'

IndiGo Agrees USD$2.6 Bln Aircraft Finance Deal

September 17, 2014

Indian budget airline IndiGo has signed a USD$2.6 billion deal with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) for the lender to finance more than 30 new aircraft.
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IndiGo Agrees USD$2.6 Bln Aircraft Finance Deal

Airline News

French Government Calls For End To Air France Strike

September 17, 2014

The French government has called for an end to the Air France pilots strike, now in its third day, as the dispute over cost cuts threatened 60 percent of the airline's flights on Wednesday.
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French Government Calls For End To Air France Strike

Airport News

Ontario Teachers Becomes Sole Owner Of UK's Bristol Airport

September 17, 2014

Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan is buying out co-shareholder Australian asset manager Macquarie in Bristol Airport, giving the Canadian company complete control of the UK's ninth busiest airport.
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Aviation News

Lufthansa To Order 25 A320s For USD$3.24 Bln

September 17, 2014

Lufthansa has agreed to order 25 new Airbus A320s worth EUR€2.5 billion (USD$3.24 billion) at list prices to replace older aircraft and cut fuel costs at two subsidiary airlines.
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Lufthansa To Order 25 A320s For USD$3.24 Bln

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FAA To Fine Five Companies For Cargo Violations

September 12, 2014

The US FAA has proposed a combined total of more than USD$430,000 in penalties for five companies, including FedEx, British Airways and American Eagle Airlines, for alleged violations of safety and hazardous material regulations.
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FAA To Fine Five Companies For Cargo Violations