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American Air's Parker Contract Scrapped

April 29, 2016

American Air's Parker Contract Scrapped

American Airlines terminated chief executive Douglas Parker's employment agreement on his request but said he would continue to be the chairman and CEO of the company.


United Cuts COO Hart's Pay By USD$1 Million

May 1, 2016

United Cuts COO Hart's Pay By USD$1 Million

United Airlines has cut the pay of senior executive Greg Hart in connection with an internal probe that resulted in its chief executive's resignation last year.


Air France-KLM Appoints Janaillac As CEO

May 1, 2016

Air France-KLM Appoints Janaillac As CEO

Air France-KLM's board has appointed Jean-Marc Janaillac as the airline group's new chief executive, following the resignation of Alexandre de Juniac.


IAG Would Consider Buying CSeries

April 29, 2016

IAG Would Consider Buying CSeries

IAG would consider adding Bombardier's CSeries to its fleet, CEO Willie Walsh said, adding that confidence in the aircraft was boosted by a recent order.


Virgin Australia Q3 Profit Up, But Cuts Capacity

May 2, 2016

Virgin Australia Q3 Profit Up, But Cuts Capacity

Virgin Australia announced underlying pre-tax profit rose 16.2 percent to AUD$18.6 million (USD$14.17 million) in the three months to March 31, but warned it will cut June quarter capacity by 5.1 percent due to weak demand combined with uncertainty about the Australian Federal election.



Brussels Airport Departure Hall Reopens

May 1, 2016

Brussels Airport Departure Hall Reopens

Brussels Airport has partially reopened its departure hall, about six weeks after suicide bombers killed 16 people there.


IndiGo Parent Posts 53 Pct Profit Rise

April 29, 2016

IndiGo Parent Posts 53 Pct Profit Rise

IndiGo parent InterGlobe Aviation reported a 53 percent jump in full-year net profit to INR19.9 billion rupees (USD$299.9 million), helped by the rapid growth of revenue at its budget carrier.


FAA Approves Longer Diversion Time For A350

May 2, 2016

FAA Approves Longer Diversion Time For A350

The US FAA has approved the Airbus A350 to fly further on one engine in the event of a breakdown, freeing the new aircraft to fly more direct routes over oceans and other deserted places.


Canada Says It Wants To Help Bombardier

May 2, 2016

Canada Says It Wants To Help Bombardier

The senior Canadian official looking at a request by Bombardier for aid to support its CSeries aircraft has indicated for the first time that Ottawa actively wanted to help the company.


Spirit Aero Q1 Earnings Down 5 Percent

April 29, 2016

Spirit Aero Q1 Earnings Down 5 Percent

Aircraft parts maker Spirit AeroSystems reported first quarter net income down 5 percent at USD$171.6 million.