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Expedia Sells eLong Stake To Ctrip

May 22, 2015

Expedia has sold its entire stake in online travel company eLong to rival Ctrip and others for about USD$671 million, after struggling with mounting losses at the Chinese company.
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Expedia Sells eLong Stake To Ctrip

Lufthansa CEO Advocates Random Psychological Tests For Pilots

May 22, 2015

Random checks of pilots' psychological fitness could help reduce risks in the aviation sector, Lufthansa chief executive Carsten Spohr said in his first newspaper interview since the crash of a Germanwings plane in March.
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Lufthansa CEO Advocates Random Psychological Tests For Pilots

Orix Only Confirmed Bidder For Kansai Airport

May 22, 2015

Orix and partner Vinci are the only firms to have placed a confirmed bid for the rights to operate Japan's Kansai Airport after people involved in the process said four additional companies including Mitsubishi had dropped out.
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Orix Only Confirmed Bidder For Kansai Airport

Court Frees Ex-Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Executive

May 22, 2015

Former Korean Air executive Heather Cho Hyun-ah walked free after nearly five months in prison after an appeals court suspended the sentence she was given for her outburst over the way she had been served nuts.
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Court Frees Ex-Korean Air 'Nut Rage' Executive

Airbus Sees 'Significant' Orders At Paris Airshow

May 22, 2015

Airbus expects to win a "significant number" of orders at next month's Paris Airshow, according to a senior executive.
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Airbus Sees 'Significant' Orders At Paris Airshow

Portugal Selects Two Bids For TAP

May 21, 2015

The Portuguese government has picked bids by two Brazil-based aviation tycoons for the next phase of the sale of flag carrier TAP, discarding the only offer by a local competitor.
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Portugal Selects Two Bids For TAP

SAS Averts Swedish Pilots Strike

May 21, 2015

Scandinavian airline SAS has struck a deal with its Swedish pilots' union over staffing but failed to reach an accord with around 300 pilots in Norway, raising the risk of major conflict.
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SAS Averts Swedish Pilots Strike

Cathay Pacific Cabin Crew Threaten August Strike

May 21, 2015

The Cathay Pacific Airways flight attendants' union said it will move forward with plans for a strike in August, accusing the company's management of failing to negotiate pay and benefits.
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Cathay Pacific Cabin Crew Threaten August Strike

JetBlue Believes It Could Not Predict Pilot's Midair Meltdown

May 20, 2015

JetBlue Airways believes it had no way to know it should have grounded a former pilot before his midair meltdown forced an emergency landing, and that his USD$14.9 million damages lawsuit should be dismissed.
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JetBlue Believes It Could Not Predict Pilot's Midair Meltdown

Corporate Jet Makers Eye Revival Led By North America

May 20, 2015

Business jet makers, hit badly by the financial crisis, expect an upturn in mature economies will encourage companies to once again buy new corporate planes or replace older aircraft, executives said this week.
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Corporate Jet Makers Eye Revival Led By North America

Airlines Ramp Up Competition In Dallas

May 20, 2015

The shares of US airlines dropped on Wednesday on concerns that several big carriers are gearing up for a fare war, with Dallas as ground zero.
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Airlines Ramp Up Competition In Dallas

Mauritius' Q1 Tourism Revenues Up 3 Pct

May 20, 2015

Mauritius' tourism revenues rose 3 percent to MUR11.86 billion rupees (USD$339 million) in the first quarter versus the same period last year, as visitor numbers increased.
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Mauritius' Q1 Tourism Revenues Up 3 Pct

Japanese Bidders Tepid About Kansai Airport

May 20, 2015

Days before the sale of Kansai Airport closes, just one Japanese company has pledged to bid, casting doubt on a marquee project in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's effort to involve private companies in major infrastructure projects.
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China To Hold Foreign Airlines To New Safety Rules

May 20, 2015

Foreign airlines operating in China will be evaluated by the country's aviation regulator, and those who fail to meet safety standards will be prohibited from operating in China.
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China To Hold Foreign Airlines To New Safety Rules

El Al's First Quarter Loss Narrows

May 20, 2015

El Al's net loss narrowed in the first quarter as the carrier increased its market share, flew more passengers and benefited from a stronger dollar and lower fuel prices.
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El Al's First Quarter Loss Narrows