Mexico’s Interjet Launches New York City Flights

Mexico's Interjet Launches New York City Flights

  Interjet¬†is on the verge of its seventh birthday and has plenty to celebrate, including its control of a quarter of the Mexican aviation market. Still, the airline has received little attention from Americans outside Miami and San Antonio, where it broke into the U.S. market. CEO Jose Luis Garza decided to attack obscurity head […]

Lufthansa Cabin Crew Delay Strike Decision

Lufthansa Cabin Crew Delay Strike Decision - Sky Today

  Lufthansa cabin crew will decide next week whether to strike over pay, a move that could cause widespread flight disruption at Germany’s leading airline. The UFO union, which represents more than 10,000 flight attendants and pursers in Germany, said on Friday it had rejected Lufthansa’s latest offer but expected the airline to make a […]

American Renews Push To Void Pilot Contracts

American Renews Push To Void Pilot Contracts

  The parent of American Airlines on Friday renewed its push to void its collective bargaining agreement with its pilots’ union, two days after a federal bankruptcy judge rejected an earlier effort. US Bankruptcy Judge Sean Lane in Manhattan, who oversees the Chapter 11 proceedings of American Airlines’ parent AMR, had objected to what he […]

Ferrovial Sells BAA Stake to Qatar

Ferrovial Sells BAA Stake to Qatar

  Spanish infrastructure firm Ferrovial said on Friday it had sold part of its stake in British airport operator BAA to Qatar to finance its bid to push further into faster growing markets such as Latin America. Ferrovial sold a 10.6 percent stake in FGP Topco, the holding company that owns BAA – which runs […]

Air France-KLM Pilots Back Restructuring Plan

Air France-KLM Pilots Back Restructuring Plan

  Pilots at Air France-KLM have backed proposals to alter their contracts and working conditions as part of the airline’s three-year restructuring plan, aimed at reducing operating costs and debt. The SNPL union, which represents more than two-thirds of the pilots, said 67 percent of its members had voted for the plan. The agreement reached […]

Iceland Says No Bomb On Aeroflot Plane

Iceland Says No Bomb On Aeroflot Plane

  Icelandic police said there was no bomb on an Aeroflot jet carrying more than 250 people from New York to Moscow that made an emergency landing at Keflavik airport after an anonymous caller told authorities there were explosives on board. After a lengthy evacuation operation, police in Reykjavik searched the Aeroflot plane that was […]

Finnair Looks To Offload More European Routes

Finnair Looks To Offload More European Routes

  Finland’s struggling airline Finnair is still trying to find other airlines to partner with on its less profitable European routes, its chief executive was quoted as saying on Friday. Part of the oneworld global alliance, Finnair has been cutting costs and jobs and focusing on its more profitable Asian routes after four years of […]

Mayor Says UK Govt ‘Pussyfooting’ On Airports

Mayor Says UK Govt 'Pussyfooting' On Airports

  Mayor of London Boris Johnson has accused the government of “pussy-footing around” on a crucial transport policy, in a broadside at Prime Minister David Cameron, a fellow Conservative whom Johnson looks increasingly likely to try and replace. After the success of the London Olympics, which gave 61 percent of Britons a more positive view […]



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