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TUI, TUI Travel Get Extension On Merger Talks

July 25, 2014

The UK's Takeover Panel has granted an extension to TUI Travel, Europe's biggest tour operator, and its majority owner TUI, to confirm their proposed merger.
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TUI, TUI Travel Get Extension On Merger Talks

US Envoy To ICAO Hopeful On Airline Emissions Plan

July 25, 2014

The new US representative to the UN's ICAO said he is hopeful its members will be able to agree a global system to curb carbon emissions from airlines.
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US Envoy To ICAO Hopeful On Airline Emissions Plan

Lufthansa, Air France, Air Berlin Resume Tel Aviv Flights

July 25, 2014

Lufthansa and Air Berlin will resume flights to Israel on Saturday July 26, lifting a ban imposed in response to fears that rockets being fired from the Gaza strip could pose a threat to aircraft.
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Lufthansa, Air France, Air Berlin Resume Tel Aviv Flights

Canadian Plane Escorted F-16s After Passenger Threat

July 25, 2014

A Canadian charter plane bound for Panama was escorted by US fighter jets back to Toronto, where a passenger was removed by police after allegedly threatening the safety of the flight.
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Canadian Plane Escorted F-16s After Passenger Threat

Dassault Aviation H1 Profit Falls

July 25, 2014

Dassault Aviation reported lower sales and operating profit due to weaker Falcon business jet deliveries and high R&D costs, but said it hoped to reach a deal to sell 126 Rafale combat jets to India as quickly as possible.
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Dassault Aviation H1 Profit Falls

Japan To Invite Bids For Kansai Airport Operating Rights

July 25, 2014

Japan in October will invite bids for the operating rights for New Kansai Airport, an official said on Friday, in a deal expected to be among the biggest in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to draw private funds into public infrastructure.
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Australia To Send 100 Extra Police To Ukraine

July 25, 2014

Australia will send 100 additional police and some military personnel to Europe to join a planned Dutch-led international security force to secure the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash site, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said on Friday.
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Australia To Send 100 Extra Police To Ukraine

Alitalia Shareholders Approve Capital Increase

July 25, 2014

Alitalia shareholders have approved a capital increase of up to EUR€250 million (USD$335.9 million) as the loss-making carrier seeks to meet the conditions for Etihad Airways to invest in the company to keep it flying.
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Alitalia Shareholders Approve Capital Increase

Air France-KLM Posts Strong Profit, Readies New Plan

July 25, 2014

Air France-KLM on Friday posted a sharp increase in core profit for the second quarter and announced a 2015-2020 plan to recapture market share from low-cost rivals in Europe.
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Air France-KLM Posts Strong Profit, Readies New Plan

Bad Weather Likely Cause Of Air Algerie Crash

July 25, 2014

Poor weather was the most likely cause of the crash of the Air Algerie flight in the West African state of Mali that killed all 116 people on board, French officials said.
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Bad Weather Likely Cause Of Air Algerie Crash

Russia Says Will Cooperate With Dutch-led MH17 Probe

July 24, 2014

Russia will cooperate with the investigation into the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 and is satisfied that the Netherlands, rather than Ukraine, is leading the effort, the country's ambassador to Malaysia said on Thursday.
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Russia Says Will Cooperate With Dutch-led MH17 Probe

American Air's Profit Rises, Declares Dividend

July 24, 2014

American Airlines said it will pay its first dividend since 1980 and buy back stock as it reported higher second-quarter earnings.
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American Air's Profit Rises, Declares Dividend

Alitalia To Propose Capital Increase Of EUR€250 Mln

July 24, 2014

The Alitalia board will propose to shareholders a capital increase of EUR€250 million (USD$336.68 million), a person with knowledge of a document said after a meeting of the airline's board.
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Alitalia To Propose Capital Increase Of EUR€250 Mln

Delta Drops BP Contract Early At Trainer Refinery

July 24, 2014

Delta Air Lines has severed a multi-year contract with BP to exchange refined fuels from Delta's Trainer refinery for more jet fuel, the company said on Thursday.
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Delta Drops BP Contract Early At Trainer Refinery

ICAO To Hold Safety Meeting With IATA, Others

July 24, 2014

The UN civil aviation agency, the ICAO, will hold a broad international meeting to discuss airline safety in the industry's most coordinated response to the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, two people familiar with the matter said.
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ICAO To Hold Safety Meeting With IATA, Others
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