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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Your Weekly Recommendations Wednesday, November 22, 2017
 
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Transport Workers Union Reaches Flight Attendant Deal At Allegiant And Looks To JetBlue
Forbes • Contributor, Ted Reed
Ryanair Pilots Are Stepping Up Attempts to Unionize
Skift • Benjamin Katz, Bloomberg
A Survey of More Than 59,000 American Airlines Staff Reveals Many Are As Unhappy As The Passengers
Inc. • Chris Matyszczyk
Fatal Crashes by Private Aircraft in U.S. Are Lowest in 50 Years
Bloomberg • Alan Levin
Here's how each airline determines boarding order
CNBC
Azul Taking Flight - D.M. Martins Research's Daniel Martins' Idea Of The Month
Seeking Alpha • D.M. Martins Research
EasyJet Increases Fares Thanks to Problems at Rival Airlines
Skift • Bloomberg, Thomas Seal
EasyJet profits plunge despite record passenger numbers
The Guardian • Gwyn Topham Transport Correspondent
FTSE 100 higher as EasyJet shares take off
BBC
Azul: Under-The-Radar Brazilian Airline Is Ready For Takeoff
Seeking Alpha • D.M. Martins Research
 
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Transport Workers Union Reaches Flight Attendant Deal At Allegiant And Looks To JetBlue
ForbesContributor, Ted Reed
Allegiant Airlines and the Transport Workers Union say they have negotiated a tentative agreement for the first contract ever signed by the carrier's 1,150 flight attendants. Allegiant, a Las Vegas-based ultra-low-cost carrier, first offered scheduled service in 1998. TWU organized the flight...
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Airline Industry, NewsCred
Ryanair Pilots Are Stepping Up Attempts to Unionize
SkiftBenjamin Katz, Bloomberg
Ryanair Holdings Plc, which doesn’t recognize trade unions, lurched further toward collective bargaining after pilots in its home market of Ireland founded a new body and demanded negotiations with the discount operator. Management should engage exclusively on national matters with the “Ryanair...
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A Survey of More Than 59,000 American Airlines Staff Reveals Many Are As Unhappy As The Passengers
Inc.Chris Matyszczyk
Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek. It's time to take a pause in our series called Passengers Whining About Airlines. Today, we introduce Airline Employees Whine About Airlines. Specifically,...
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Fatal Crashes by Private Aircraft in U.S. Are Lowest in 50 Years
BloombergAlan Levin
The rate of fatal crashes on privately owned aircraft in the U.S. dropped to the lowest level in 50 years in 2016. loading... Learn More The fatal-accident rate was less than 1 per 100,000 flight hours, the first time it has reached...
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Here's how each airline determines boarding order
CNBC
Airlines continually tweak the order in which they board passengers. USA Today reports how each airline determines boarding order.
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Azul Taking Flight - D.M. Martins Research's Daniel Martins' Idea Of The Month
Seeking AlphaD.M. Martins Research
Summary We have extended our partnership with Cheddar TV to produce a 'Idea of the Month' segment with Marketplace authors. D.M. Martins Research's Daniel Martins continues with his idea of the month: Azul Airlines. Brazil's only large-scale pure low-cost carrier, Azul has...
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Airline Industry, NewsCred
EasyJet Increases Fares Thanks to Problems at Rival Airlines
SkiftBloomberg, Thomas Seal
EasyJet Plc said its fares are set to gain this winter, buoyed by the collapse of carriers including U.K.-based Monarch Airlines Ltd. and capacity cuts at main European rival Ryanair Holdings Plc. The demise of Monarch and Germany’s Air Berlin Plc, a...
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EasyJet profits plunge despite record passenger numbers
The GuardianGwyn Topham Transport Correspondent
EasyJet saw its profits fall 17% last year with more than £100m lost due to the slump in the pound after Brexit. The airline reported a record year for passenger numbers, flying 80.2 million, almost 10% more than in 2015-16, on ever-fuller...
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Airline Industry, Currencies
FTSE 100 higher as EasyJet shares take off
BBC
Shares in EasyJet took off on Tuesday as the airline said it was benefitting from other carriers' woes. It said revenues at the start of its new financial year had been "encouraging", helped by the demise of some rival operators. Monarch, Air...
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Azul: Under-The-Radar Brazilian Airline Is Ready For Takeoff
Seeking AlphaD.M. Martins Research
Summary Azul, a Brazilian company that has recently gone public, caught my attention during my recent visit to its home country. It is a fast-growing airline that owns a profitable, and underappreciated, "side business." I believe the stock, currently priced at $24,...
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