Highest Ever Annual Revenue Overshadows Air France-KLM Q4 2023 Loss
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by Rytis Beresnevičius
56m ago
Air France-KLM has reported its 2023 financial results, posting its highest-ever annual revenues despite a Q4 2023 loss, which was due to the various geopolitical conflicts that have occurred in Africa and the Middle East during the period ..read more
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Very High Capacity: Where Emirates Is Flying Its 615-Seat Airbus A380s This Summer
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by James Pearson
2h ago
Emirates' A380s have many different configurations, each with varying numbers of seats, from as 'few' as 484 to as many as 615. The carrier's 615-seaters have two classes. There is no first class, it has far fewer business seats than other layouts, and it packs in many more economy seats ..read more
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US Airlines Could Be Fined For Mishandling Passenger Wheelchairs Under DOT Plans
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by Rytis Beresnevičius
2h ago
Pete Buttigieg, the Secretary of Transportation of the United States, has announced the newly proposed rule from the Department of Transportation (DOT) concerning passengers who travel with wheelchairs to fly safely and with dignity ..read more
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The Top Airlines For Europe-Nigeria Flights This Summer
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by Tatenda Karuwa
4h ago
This summer, Nigeria has scheduled non-stop flights from 12 intercontinental destinations in the Middle East, Europe, North America, and Asia. While its two main airports are among the most expensive to fly to, they are also among the busiest on the continent. According to data from Cirium, an aviation analytics company, nearly 40% of Nigeria's intercontinental flights are from Europe ..read more
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Huge Increase: IAG Sees Profits More Than Double To $3.8 Billion With 23% Transatlantic Growth
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by Rytis Beresnevičius
5h ago
The International Airlines Group (IAG), the parent company of Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, and associated airlines, has announced its full-year 2023 results, demonstrating an impressive jump in profit, which has more than doubled during the year ..read more
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Air India Passengers Given Eye Masks Due To Cabin Lighting Issues On Leased Boeing 777s
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by Gaurav Joshi
6h ago
Some of Air India’s Boeing 777 aircraft are reportedly facing issues with the cabin lighting in economy class, resulting in the crew members distributing eye masks to passengers. The problem is with the long-range version of the type recently acquired by Air India on lease to increase capacity ..read more
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AirAsia Launches Bleisure Travels And Plans US Public Listing
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by Michael Doran
6h ago
Things never stop moving at AirAsia and its parent Capital A Berhad, whether it's new aircraft, destinations, business units, massive sales or the latest corporate restructuring plan. Yesterday, AirAsia rolled out its upgraded corporate travel program while Capital A announced a plan that will see it listed on US public markets at an enterprise value of $1.15 billion ..read more
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Aer Lingus Repaints Airbus A320 With New Irish Rugby Livery
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by Luke Bodell
7h ago
Aer Lingus has shown off a new rugby-inspired livery featuring some of the national team's best players. The aircraft sporting the new colors is a 20-year-old Airbus A320, but it isn't the first plane the Irish carrier has emblazoned with rugby players ..read more
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US Justice Department Launches Probe Into Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 Incident
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by Gaurav Joshi
9h ago
It’ll become clearer in the next few months just how much trouble Boeing is in legally regarding the door plug incident of Alaska Airlines. The US Justice Department is reportedly examining whether Boeing failed to comply with an earlier agreement signed after the two 737 MAX crashes of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines. If that’s true, the plane maker could be staring at criminal prosecution ..read more
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Jetstar Unveils New Uniforms As 20th Birthday Approaches
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by Michael Doran
10h ago
After nearly 20 years of flying with its black and orange uniforms, Australia's largest low-cost carrier, Jetstar, is switching to a new blue and softer orange palette for its frontline people. Staff in Australia and at Jetstar airlines based in New Zealand, Japan and Singapore will wear the new attire, including pilots, cabin crew and airport team members ..read more
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