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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Cancellations and staffing crises – is Ryanair losing height at last?
The Guardian • Rob Davies
Norwegian Air's UK arm can fly transatlantic, boosting its prospects
Reuters • Reuters Staff
Airline Safety And Smaller Seats
NPR
Germany's economic forces at play
Al Jazeera
Bureau of Civil Aviation Security wants to check on ‘cellphone bomb’
The Economic Times of India • Mihir Mishra
Etihad Airways launches 'fly now pay later' scheme
The Economic Times of India • Pti
You hate Ryanair – but you will fly it again
The Guardian • Patrick Collinson
Travel warning issued for Bali as volcano threatens to erupt
The Guardian • Afp, Michael Mcgowan
Indonesia Raises Alert for Bali Volcano to its Highest Level
Bloomberg • Karlis Salna
Editorial: Tom Price’s Entitlement Spending
The New York Times • The Editorial Board
 
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Cancellations and staffing crises – is Ryanair losing height at last?
The GuardianRob Davies
Ryanair passengers unhappy with the Irish airline’s no-frills service can usually expect little sympathy, and sometimes public scorn, from its chief executive. Michael O’Leary revels in a self-drawn image as the enfant terrible of aviation, whether it’s calling passengers “stupid” or giving...
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Airline Industry
Norwegian Air's UK arm can fly transatlantic, boosting its prospects
ReutersReuters Staff
OSLO () - U.S. authorities have granted permission to budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle’s British subsidiary to fly to and from U.S. cities, a boost to a company trying to crack the transatlantic market by undercutting established rivals. Europe’s third-largest budget airline...
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Airline Industry, NPR
Airline Safety And Smaller Seats
NPR
Airlines are packing more and more seats onto planes, and Clive Irving, aviation correspondent for The Daily Beast, tells NPR's Scott Simon he's concerned FAA safety tests are outdated.
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Airline Industry, Auto Industry
Germany's economic forces at play
Al Jazeera
Ahead of the September 24 national elections, surveys show that Germans are satisfied with the state of their economy. However, analysts warn cracks are appearing and if Angela Merkel is elected to a fourth term as German chancellor she will have to...
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Airline Industry
Bureau of Civil Aviation Security wants to check on ‘cellphone bomb’
The Economic Times of IndiaMihir Mishra
NEW DELHI: Concerned over the detection of a device that created a scare at Mangalore’s airport earlier this week, the agency that regulates security at airports has asked intelligence agencies to check the antecedents of the person who was found carrying the...
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Airline Industry, Credit Cards
Etihad Airways launches 'fly now pay later' scheme
The Economic Times of IndiaPti
DUBAI: The UAE's flag carrier Etihad Airways has launched a 'fly now and pay later' scheme which provides people an option of paying the ticket fare in monthly instalments, the airline said. The Abu Dhabi-based airline said the initiative is designed to...
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Airline Industry, Amazon.com Inc
You hate Ryanair – but you will fly it again
The GuardianPatrick Collinson
Here are just a few of the hashtags that sprouted up on Twitter as Ryanair’s flights fiasco exploded on the internet: #BoycottRyanair, #ryanairareshit, #IhateRyanair, #RyanairAreRubbish, #RyanairNightmare, #1stflightonRyanairneveragain, #RyanairFails, #goodbyeRyanair. I could probably fill this whole column with variations on the theme. But...
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Airline Industry, Hospitality, Tourism & Recreation
Travel warning issued for Bali as volcano threatens to erupt
The GuardianAfp, Michael Mcgowan
Holiday plans are in limbo for thousands of Australians after the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade issued a new travel warning for Bali because of fears of a volcano eruption on the popular tourist island. Indonesian authorities have raised the alert...
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Airline Industry
Indonesia Raises Alert for Bali Volcano to its Highest Level
BloombergKarlis Salna
Thousands evacuated amid concerns of imminent eruption Airlines still operating but continuing to monitor activity Indonesia has raised an alert for a volcano on the island of Bali to its highest level amid warnings of a possible eruption that could threaten air...
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Airline Industry, Politics & Policy
Editorial: Tom Price’s Entitlement Spending
The New York TimesThe Editorial Board
Tom Price, the secretary of health and human services, is a longtime proponent of slashing entitlements. He might consider starting with his own. Since May, American taxpayers have spent upward of $300,000 to treat his apparent allergy to commercial air travel. Mr....
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