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Lufthansa Cancels Flights Due To Pilots Strike

October 19, 2014

Lufthansa cancelled 1,450 flights after a pilots union called for a strike on Monday and Tuesday, after millions were left stranded by a weekend-long train drivers' stoppage.
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Lufthansa Cancels Flights Due To Pilots Strike

Rolls-Royce Warns Again On Profit

October 18, 2014

Rolls-Royce warned that deteriorating economic conditions meant its profit would not rise next year as previously forecast.
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Rolls-Royce Warns Again On Profit

Airbus To Cut A330 Production Rate In 2015

October 17, 2014

Airbus will cut production rates of the A330 to nine a month from 10 in the fourth quarter of 2015 as it switches to an upgraded version of the jet, the A330neo.
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Airbus To Cut A330 Production Rate In 2015

US Travel Ban Could Sour Ties With Ebola-Hit Nations

October 17, 2014

The first casualty of a possible US ban on travel to and from Ebola-stricken West African nations could be Washington's ties with the region and, to a lesser degree, travel and resources businesses exposed to it.
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US Travel Ban Could Sour Ties With Ebola-Hit Nations

Ryanair Sees Plenty More Growth Within Europe

October 17, 2014

Ryanair's bid to become one of the world's biggest airlines will focus on higher-frequency routes and more domestic flights in core European markets rather than venturing further afield.
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Ryanair Sees Plenty More Growth Within Europe

Japan To Roll Out First Commercial Jet In 50 Years

October 17, 2014

Mitsubishi Aircraft will roll out Japan's first commercial aircraft in more than 50 years on Saturday, amid doubts its ambition to sell more than 2,000 of the planes can match reality in the market segment.
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Japan To Roll Out First Commercial Jet In 50 Years

Singapore Airlines Rides To Tiger's Rescue

October 17, 2014

Singapore Airlines is injecting up to USD$110 million to take control of loss-making affiliate Tiger Airways, shoring up the budget carrier while scrapping its regional ambitions as competition rages.
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Singapore Airlines Rides To Tiger's Rescue

Ferrovial Consortium To Buy Three UK Airports

October 16, 2014

Spanish infrastructure company Ferrovial has teamed up with Macquarie Infrastructure Fund to buy three regional British airports for GBP£1.048 billion (USD$1.7 billion).
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Ferrovial Consortium To Buy Three UK Airports

Air France, Pilots See Transavia Deal Next Month

October 16, 2014

Air France and its main pilots' union SNPL said they have reached a tentative deal aimed at ending a dispute over the airline's low cost unit Transavia France.
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Air France, Pilots See Transavia Deal Next Month

PAL Offers To Buy Out Minority Shareholders

October 16, 2014

Philippine Airlines owner Lucio Tan is buying out minority shareholders in parent PAL Holdings at a discount.
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PAL Offers To Buy Out Minority Shareholders

Virgin Australia Buys Out Tiger Australia JV

October 16, 2014

Virgin Australia will buy full control of its ailing 60 percent-owned Tiger Australia Airways business for just AUD$1, with plans to cut a bloated fleet that has hobbled turnaround efforts.
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Virgin Australia Buys Out Tiger Australia JV

Pilots Strike At Germanwings

October 16, 2014

Pilots at Lufthansa's Germanwings unit went on strike on Thursday in a long-running dispute over an early retirement scheme, the seventh walkout pilots' union Vereinigung Cockpit has staged this year.
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Pilots Strike At Germanwings

Frontier Puts Six Crew On Leave As Precaution

October 16, 2014

Frontier Airlines has placed six crew members on paid leave for 21 days "out of an abundance of caution," after learning that a nurse who had treated an Ebola victim may have been symptomatic when she flew on the airline earlier this week.
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Frontier Puts Six Crew On Leave As Precaution

Delta Profit Drops On Higher Expenses

October 16, 2014

Delta Air Lines' quarterly profit slumped 74 percent as higher operating expenses did not allow the US airline to take advantage of strong business and leisure travel.
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Delta Profit Drops On Higher Expenses

Wizz Air In Talks To Invest In Russia Project

October 16, 2014

Wizz Air is in advanced talks with a Russian fund to jointly invest in a project which could boost the budget carrier's presence there.
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Wizz Air In Talks To Invest In Russia Project