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Hainan Airlines to launch Beijing-Manchester route

Hainan Airlines said it will be launching a Beijing-Manchester route in June of 2016, the first nonstop service between the two cities. HNA Group chairman Chen Feng said, “As a company born in … Continue reading “Hainan Airlines to launch Beijing-Manchester route”


Delta Air Lines announces USD0.135 dividend

The Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) board of directors said it has declared a quarterly dividend of USD0.135 per share. The dividend is payable to shareholders of record as of the close of … Continue reading “Delta Air Lines announces USD0.135 dividend”


Teamster aviation maintenance technicians to vote on United contract

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters said it has announced an agreement to put a proposed joint contract out for ratification for members working at United Airlines. The deal, if approved, would cover the … Continue reading “Teamster aviation maintenance technicians to vote on United contract”


Survey says passengers prefer discounts over comfort

Almost 50 percent of flyers would opt for credit toward their next ticket purchase according to surveys conducted by GO Airport Express, a Chicago-based ground transportation service and GO Airport Shuttle, an international … Continue reading “Survey says passengers prefer discounts over comfort”


Southwest Airlines Cargo gets Logistics Management award

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is celebrating taking home the Logistics Management Quest for Quality Award. This is the 19th consecutive year Southwest has taken home the award. For more than 30 years, … Continue reading “Southwest Airlines Cargo gets Logistics Management award”


UPS pilots authorize strike against United Parcel Service

UPS pilots voted 2,252 to eight to authorize a strike against United Parcel Service. Just under 97 percent of the membership voted. “UPS promises its customers on-time delivery, but after four years of … Continue reading “UPS pilots authorize strike against United Parcel Service”


United, Teamsters reach agreement

United said it has reached an agreement with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) to put a proposed joint collective bargaining agreement out for ratification. The proposed agreement will bring together the airline´s … Continue reading “United, Teamsters reach agreement”


American Airlines Group reports highest net profit in its history

American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ: AAL) said it has reported record quarterly net profit of USD1.9 billion excluding net special charges, a 54 percent increase versus the third quarter 2014. This is the … Continue reading “American Airlines Group reports highest net profit in its history”


Lockheed Martin delivers first Danish MH-60R Helicopter to US Navy

The US Navy said it has accepted the first MH-60R helicopter slated for Denmark from Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT). “We are excited to accept this aircraft bound for Denmark,” said Rear Adm. CJ … Continue reading “Lockheed Martin delivers first Danish MH-60R Helicopter to US Navy”


British Airways readies for Superjumbo A380 service

This weekend British Airways will begin flying its new double decker Airbus A380 between Miami and London. The inaugural flight BA209 will touch down at Miami International Airport on Sunday, Oct. 25 and … Continue reading “British Airways readies for Superjumbo A380 service”


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