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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Norwegian Air’s Expansion and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week
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Air France-KLM Goes on the Offensive to Counter Discount Rivals
Skift • Ania Nussbaum, Bloomberg
Norwegian Air: The World's Best Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline
Forbes • Carrie Coolidge, Contributor
Boeing's 737 MAX-9 aircraft receives FAA approval
Reuters • Reuters Staff
That case of wine you want to bring home? Alaska Airlines expands Wine Flies Free perk
Los Angeles Times • Mary Forgione
United Airlines tests new boarding process at Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles Times • Hugo Martin
Southwest Airlines, Strategically Positioned For Long-Term Success
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Air Canada tops market expectations with Q4 results
CBC Radio-Canada • The Canadian Press
News: Virgin Australia signs gategroup catering partnership
Breaking Travel News
SpiceJet's Ajay Singh named ‘EY Entrepreneur of the year 2017 for Business Transformation’
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Norwegian Air’s Expansion and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week
SkiftSarah Enelow, Skift
This week in aviation, earnings are under way and Norwegian is hoping for a brighter 2018 bolstered by pilot recruitment and route development. -Sarah Enelow
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Air France-KLM Goes on the Offensive to Counter Discount Rivals
SkiftAnia Nussbaum, Bloomberg
Given Air-France KLM Group's recent history of losses, it might not be the wisest move to go on a capacity growth spurt, especially when going up against carriers with a significantly lower cost base. -Patrick Whyte
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Norwegian Air: The World's Best Long-Haul, Low-Cost Airline
ForbesCarrie Coolidge, Contributor
Norwegian Air, which bills itself as the World's Best Long-Haul , Low-Cost Airline, certainly lives up to its slogan. Indeed, while some would be quick to judge the airline based on the extremely low fares that it offers, they would only need...
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Boeing's 737 MAX-9 aircraft receives FAA approval
ReutersReuters Staff
() - The world’s largest plane maker Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Friday the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration had officially certified its 737 MAX-9 aircraft for commercial service. The stamp of approval affirms the airplane’s handling, systems and overall performance all comply...
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That case of wine you want to bring home? Alaska Airlines expands Wine Flies Free perk
Los Angeles TimesMary Forgione
If you're visiting wine countries in the West, Alaska Airlines will let you check the bottles you purchase for free. The airline expanded its Wine Flies Free program to a total of 29 cities in California, Oregon, Washington and Idaho. Other qualifying...
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United Airlines tests new boarding process at Los Angeles International Airport
Los Angeles TimesHugo Martin
United Airlines, the third-largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, has started trying out a new way to board passengers that might cut back on confusion and frustration. "We've been testing different processes and soliciting feedback to find a more customer-friendly boarding...
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Southwest Airlines, Strategically Positioned For Long-Term Success
Seeking AlphaValueresearcher
Summary Southwest Airlines operates with a low-cost structure and achieves high returns on capital due to a unique business model and an efficient operational strategy. The company is well positioned financially and strategically compared to its competitors. Management is financially conservative and...
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Air Canada tops market expectations with Q4 results
CBC Radio-CanadaThe Canadian Press
Air Canada is looking to cut operating costs and defend against competition from upstart low-cost competitors by adding more planes to its Rouge fleet and flying them on regional routes within Canada. Narrow-body Rouge planes that operate at lower cost could replace...
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News: Virgin Australia signs gategroup catering partnership
Breaking Travel News
Virgin Australia has announced a long-term relationship with Gate Gourmet, the airline catering brand of gategroup, which will see the caterer become the sole service provider for the major airline. The six-year relationship will deliver a wide range of benefits to all...
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SpiceJet's Ajay Singh named ‘EY Entrepreneur of the year 2017 for Business Transformation’
The Economic Times of IndiaMihir Mishra
SpiceJetBSE 1.25 % Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh was named ‘Indian Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 for Business Transformation’ by Ernst & Young (EY), the leading consulting firm, the airline said today. Singh’s award was for scripting a remarkable turnaround at...
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