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Air France Cancels Flights As Strike Continues

September 22, 2014

Air France expects to operate 41 percent of its flights on Monday as pilots strike over cost cuts and plans for the company's budget Transavia unit enters its second week.
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Air France Cancels Flights As Strike Continues

Budget Airline Baggage Charges Cleared By EU Court

September 18, 2014

Budget airlines have been cleared by Europe's Court of Justice to continue with the business model that has helped them flourish by topping up revenue from low fares with additional baggage and seating charges.
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Budget Airline Baggage Charges Cleared By EU Court

Air Canada Adds New Baggage Fee

September 18, 2014

Air Canada will start charging some economy passengers for their first checked bag on flights within Canada and to the Caribbean and Mexico, days after rival WestJet introduced a similar fee.
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Air Canada Adds New Baggage Fee

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

Westjet Says Bag Fees Will Help It Lower Fares

September 16, 2014

A new fee for checked bags will allow Canada's Westjet Airlines to lower fares, while at the same time help the budget carrier battle rising costs, its chief executive said.
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Westjet Says Bag Fees Will Help It Lower Fares

Lufthansa Pilots Cancel Tuesday Strike

September 15, 2014

Lufthansa's pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit has cancelled an eight-hour strike planned for Tuesday at Frankfurt Airport.
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Lufthansa Pilots Cancel Tuesday Strike

Westjet To Introduce First Checked Bag Fee

September 15, 2014

WestJet Airlines will start charging some economy passengers for their first checked bag from October 29.
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Westjet To Introduce First Checked Bag Fee

Ebola Spreading, Many More Cases Soon - WHO

September 8, 2014

Liberia, the country worst hit by West Africa's Ebola epidemic, should see thousands of new cases in coming weeks as the virus spreads exponentially, the WHO said on Monday.
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Ebola Spreading, Many More Cases Soon - WHO

Second Pilots' Strike In A Week Hits Lufthansa

September 5, 2014

Lufthansa cancelled about 200 flights from Frankfurt airport on Friday as a second pilots' strike in a week affected 25,000 passengers.
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Second Pilots' Strike In A Week Hits Lufthansa

Alitalia Restarts Venezuela Flights

September 2, 2014

Alitalia has restarted flights to Venezuela after a near two-month halt when carriers trimmed operations following government delays in releasing ticket revenue under the country's strict currency controls.
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Alitalia Restarts Venezuela Flights