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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News: Arabian Travel Market 2017: Caribbean Tourism Organisation boosts Emirates Holidays connection
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News: Arabian Travel Market 2017: Qatar Airways flies into Cardiff, Wales
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News: Arabian Travel Market 2017: Etihad reveal mobile exhibition unit
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United Ad Yanked From Tribeca After Mockery By Festival Attendees
The Wrap • Matt Pressberg
Aviation cop: 'Minimal but necessary force' was used to remove United passenger
Chicago Tribune • Gregory Pratt
US considers banning laptops on flights from UK airports
The Guardian • Chris Johnston
Police report says passenger fought with officers before he was pulled from United flight
Los Angeles Times
St. Louis gets federal approval to privatize airport
The Hill • Melanie Zanona
Crisis of the Week: United Fights for its Reputation
The Wall Street Journal • Ben Dipietro
David Dao’s Lawyer Is Now Working With the Woman in American Airlines Stroller Incident
Fortune Magazine • Lisa Marie Segarra
 
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News: Arabian Travel Market 2017: Caribbean Tourism Organisation boosts Emirates Holidays connection
Breaking Travel News
The Caribbean Tourism Organisation, the region’s tourism development agency, is seeking to strengthen its relationship with Emirates Holidays, the largest airline tour operator in the Middle East, as it seeks to broaden the Caribbean’s appeal in the Arabian Market. Meetings with the...
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News: Arabian Travel Market 2017: Qatar Airways flies into Cardiff, Wales
Breaking Travel News
Qatar Airways is to launch a daily flight from Cardiff Airport to its hub in Doha, Qatar, in 2018. The new service will be the first regular direct long-haul flight linking Wales and south-west England to a major global hub in the...
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News: Arabian Travel Market 2017: Etihad reveal mobile exhibition unit
Breaking Travel News
Etihad Airways has revealed it will launch the world’s first mobile exhibition unit at the Arabian Travel Market, the premium travel and tourism show in Middle East. The innovative mobile exhibition will provide delegates with a first-hand experience of its award-winning cabin...
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Airline Industry, Media & Advertising
United Ad Yanked From Tribeca After Mockery By Festival Attendees
The WrapMatt Pressberg
Judging by reports of audience reactions, the funniest film at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival wasn’t even a film at all — it was a commercial for United Airlines’ new Polaris business class. And as a result, United decided to yank that...
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Airline Industry, Education
Aviation cop: 'Minimal but necessary force' was used to remove United passenger
Chicago TribuneGregory Pratt
This video posted on social media shows a passenger on an April 9, 2017, United Airlines flight from Chicago O'Hare International Airport to Louisville, Ky., being removed by security. (Jayse D. Anspach) A Chicago aviation police officer said "minimal but necessary force"...
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Airline Industry, Economic Policy
US considers banning laptops on flights from UK airports
The GuardianChris Johnston
The Trump administration is considering barring passengers flying to the US from UK airports from carrying laptops, sources have told the Guardian. The proposed ban would be similar to one already imposed on travellers from several Middle Eastern countries. British officials understand...
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Airline Industry, Economic Policy
Police report says passenger fought with officers before he was pulled from United flight
Los Angeles Times
The Chicago aviation officers who forcibly removed a passenger from a United Airlines flight filed reports saying the traveler was “aggressive” when responding to requests to give up his seat and flailed his arms while fighting with officers. The reports, released Monday...
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Airline Industry, Politics & Policy
St. Louis gets federal approval to privatize airport
The HillMelanie Zanona
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has accepted St. Louis’s preliminary application to privatize its airport operations, the agency announced Monday. St. Louis said in its application that airport privatization would help boost Lambert International Airport, which is a medium hub airport, as...
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Crisis of the Week: United Fights for its Reputation
The Wall Street JournalBen Dipietro
This is a weekly commentary by external experts. United Continental Holdings Inc. takes the crisis center stage after an elderly Asian male passenger was forcibly removed from a flight by police after refusing to be bumped because of overbooking. A video of...
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David Dao’s Lawyer Is Now Working With the Woman in American Airlines Stroller Incident
Fortune MagazineLisa Marie Segarra
The lawyer representing David Dao, who was dragged off a United Airlines flight, is now working with a woman who was involved in another airline incident that was caught on video. Attorney Thomas Demetrio is now working with the woman involved in...
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