South America's LATAM Airlines Group has placed orders for 70 new short-haul Airbus A 320 aircraft to replace its currently ageing units of the same model, it was announced earlier this week.
Delta Air Lines was the last company to retire the Boeing 747 to replace it with smaller and more fuel efficient aircraft
Delta Air Lines will operate three daily flights to Havana, one from Miami, one from New York and one from Atlanta, it was announced Friday - No fly zone (sort of) around Trump Tower in NYC
Brazilian airline shares soared nearly 30% on Monday after a newspaper report said the government may scrap limits on foreign ownership of domestic airlines to attract investment to the struggling sector. President Dilma Rousseff may propose legislation giving her discretion to let foreign groups own as much as 100% of local airlines, up from 20%, Valor Econômico reported.
Middle East carriers again outranked US airlines this year in the 2015 Skytrax World Airline Awards. Qatar Airways took the top honor, up from second place in 2014. But the other Gulf airlines from the so-called Middle East Three group, Emirates and Etihad, were not far behind, in fifth and sixth place, respectively.
US Airways shareholders voted to approve the carrier's merger with American Airlines' parent company, AMR Corp. on Friday morning. The formal part of the shareholder meeting in New York lasted about 15 minutes.
United Airlines partner SkyWest Inc. agreed to buy more than 4 billion dollars of Brazil’s Embraer jets as new pilot contracts at the largest carriers allow commuter operators to fly bigger planes.
US Airways Group, Delta Airlines and private equity firm TPG Capital are among several parties interested in potential bids for AMR Corp, the bankrupt parent of American Airlines according to US financial media reports.
US Delta Air Lines Inc. agreed to buy a 100 million dollar stake in Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA, Brazil's second-largest airline by market value, and begin booking passengers on each other's jets.
Delta Air Lines Inc. agreed to buy 100 Boeing Co. 737 single-aisle jets with a catalogue value of 8.5 billion dollars as the carrier postponed plans to buy another 100 smaller jets from Brazil’s Embraer SA or Canada’s Bombardier Inc.