Airline Industry News

Do you have an interest in plane travel and need to stay up-to-date with the latest airline industry news? At Wiser, we have created a tailored and free daily email digest that will keep you informed. The airline industry has brought the world closer together, but the modern reality is one of new challenges and intense competition. Companies in the industry often employ tens of thousands of people and generate billions of dollars in annual revenue, so there is always something happening. Airport capacity is an issue in cities across the world, as is the problems of capital expenditure - it is not cheap to buy new aircraft. New technology is making the industry more efficient, friendly to the environment, and less obtrusive to local communities that planes fly over. But route structures, labor relations, weather and fuel costs all present significant challenges. The daily Wiser airline industry news email curates the best information from around the web. Whether you are interested in the international, national, regional or cargo parts of the industry, you will get the information you need.

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Santa Monica can't be a slumlord to its airport for the next decade
Los Angeles Times • The Times Editorial Board
Emirates Will Adjust U.S. Offering if Laptop Ban Hurts Demand
Bloomberg • Deena Kamel
The Boeing 747 Will Struggle For Years To Come
Seeking Alpha • Dhierin Bechai
No positive response by government on lifting of flying ban on MP Ravindra Gaikwad
The Economic Times of India
How do you memorialize TWA, a dead airline? Attendant uniforms, planes and a voodoo doll
Los Angeles Times • Nigel Duara
5 Ways United Airlines Showed A Complete Lack Of Emotional Intelligence In The Leggings Debacle
Inc. • Chris Matyszczyk
Virgin Atlantic reports marginal improvement in financial results
Breaking Travel News
Those Pesky Airline Fees and How to Avoid Them
The New York Times • Justin Sablich
Aguero joins Air Europa UK sales team
Breaking Travel News
United clarifies its dress code
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Santa Monica can't be a slumlord to its airport for the next decade
Los Angeles TimesThe Times Editorial Board
For decades, the city of Santa Monica has been at loggerheads with the federal government over the use of the city’s general aviation airport. Whether it sought to curtail jet traffic or completely take over the airport from the Federal Aviation Administration,...
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Airline Industry
Emirates Will Adjust U.S. Offering if Laptop Ban Hurts Demand
BloombergDeena Kamel
Emirates will adjust its offering if customer demand drops following a U.S. ban on in-flight electronics and called for the measure to be imposed more widely. The world’s biggest long-haul carrier will be watching bookings to its U.S. destinations "very carefully" to...
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Airline Industry
The Boeing 747 Will Struggle For Years To Come
Seeking AlphaDhierin Bechai
Summary Boeing has no unfilled orders for the passenger variant of the Boeing 747-8. Boeing has started building aircraft ahead of schedule. Build rates will remain low, that is if Boeing does not decide to terminate the program altogether. The Boeing (BA)...
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Airline Industry, U.S. Congress
No positive response by government on lifting of flying ban on MP Ravindra Gaikwad
The Economic Times of India
NEW DELHI: The issue of assault of an Air India staffer by a Shiv Sena MP resonated in the Lok Sabha today, with his party demanding revocation of a ban on his flying but it got no positive response from the government...
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Airline Industry, Renewable Energy Policy
How do you memorialize TWA, a dead airline? Attendant uniforms, planes and a voodoo doll
Los Angeles TimesNigel Duara
When Art Lujin tells people what he did for the last 25 years and eight months of his professional life, he braces for the question. It’s nearly automatic. "Oh, yeah,” they say, blanking for a moment. “Whatever happened to them?” “Them” is...
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Airline Industry, Social Media Industry
5 Ways United Airlines Showed A Complete Lack Of Emotional Intelligence In The Leggings Debacle
Inc.Chris Matyszczyk
This image is hidden. Clickto adjust visibility. AddImage Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. They were pass tickets, ones given to friends and family of United Airlines employees. Those...
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Virgin Atlantic reports marginal improvement in financial results
Breaking Travel News
Virgin Atlantic has released its annual financial results, and is reporting a third successive year of profit. For the year ended December 31st, the Virgin Atlantic Group reported a profit before tax and exceptional items of £23 million. This represents a marginal...
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Those Pesky Airline Fees and How to Avoid Them
The New York TimesJustin Sablich
What’s a blanket on a cold airplane worth? Not $12, at least not for one passenger on a recent Hawaiian Airlines flight from Las Vegas to Hawaii. A 66-year-old man was charged $12 for the blanket, but not with anything else, despite...
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Aguero joins Air Europa UK sales team
Breaking Travel News
Air Europa has added to its growing UK team with the appointment of Rosina Aguero as sales executive. Venezuelan Aguero will be managing the performance of Air Europa’s key client portfolio and identifying growth potential on both existing and new accounts. She...
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United clarifies its dress code
Seeking AlphaSeeking Alpha
A PR disaster or dress code standards? Two young girls were barred from a United Airlines (NYSE:UAL) flight on Sunday because they were wearing leggings, a decision that drew an uproar on social media and customer threats to boycott the airline. United...
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