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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BA computer crash: passengers face third day of disruption at Heathrow
The Guardian • Press Association
BA flight disruption at Heathrow set for third day
BBC
Britain's Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions, full long-haul schedule to operate
CNBC
Britain's Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions
Reuters
A laptop ban may extend to all international flights, US Homeland chief says
CNBC
US 'might' expand laptop ban to all flights
Al Jazeera
Man jumps from plane on runway after trying to bite attendant: report
The Hill • Julia Manchester
London Flight Chaos Lingers as British Airways Revives Computers
Bloomberg
British Airways could face £100m compensation bill over IT meltdown
The Guardian • Sarah Butler
British Airways Faces Second Day of Disruption After Computer Failure
The Wall Street Journal • Robert Wall
 
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BA computer crash: passengers face third day of disruption at Heathrow
The GuardianPress Association
British Airways passengers are facing a third day of disruption at Heathrow as the beleaguered airline continues to deal with the fallout from a computer crash. Both Heathrow and Gatwick have warned Bank Holiday travellers that they should check the status of...
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Airline Industry, Finance
BA flight disruption at Heathrow set for third day
BBC
British Airways passengers are facing a third day of disruption at Heathrow as the airline deals with the impact of a worldwide computer system crash. BA says it aims to operate a full long-haul schedule and a "high proportion" of short-haul services...
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Airline Industry
Britain's Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions, full long-haul schedule to operate
CNBC
London's Heathrow Airport said Monday disruptions to British Airways flights from the airport continued following a global computer system failure, but the airline said it planned to operate its full long-haul schedule.
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Airline Industry
Britain's Heathrow says BA still experiencing some disruptions
Reuters
London's Heathrow Airport said early on Monday that there were still some disruptions to British Airways (ICAG.L) flights from the airport following a global computer system failure at the airline. The airline resumed some flights from Britain's two biggest airports on Sunday,...
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Airline Industry, Homeland Security
A laptop ban may extend to all international flights, US Homeland chief says
CNBC
John Kelly said the U.S. plans to "raise the bar" on airline security, including tightening screening of carry-on items.
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Airline Industry, Homeland Security
US 'might' expand laptop ban to all flights
Al Jazeera
The United States might ban laptops from aircraft cabins on all flights into and out of the country as part of a ramped-up effort to protect against potential security threats, US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said on Sunday. In an interview...
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Airline Industry, Politics & Policy
Man jumps from plane on runway after trying to bite attendant: report
The HillJulia Manchester
A federal air marshal said a man jumped off of a plane waiting to take off of from Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday after biting a flight attendant. Twenty-two-year-old Tun Sein was on an American Airlines flight from Charlotte to New Bern, N.C.,...
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Airline Industry
London Flight Chaos Lingers as British Airways Revives Computers
Bloomberg
British Airways said many of its computer systems are running again as the carrier pushed to recover from a massive technology failure that disrupted hundreds of flights and stranded thousands of passengers worldwide over the past two days.
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British Airways could face £100m compensation bill over IT meltdown
The GuardianSarah Butler
British Airways could face a bill of at least £100m in compensation, additional customer care and lost business resulting from an IT meltdown which affected more than 1,000 flights over the weekend. All the airline’s flights from Heathrow and Gatwick were grounded...
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British Airways Faces Second Day of Disruption After Computer Failure
The Wall Street JournalRobert Wall
LONDON—British Airways on Sunday said a far-reaching computer outage continued to disrupt operations for a second day, though the airline planned to operate most services after canceling hundreds of flights Saturday. “We are continuing to work hard to restore all of our...
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