Emirates President Tim Clark talks about the possibility of the airline buying additional A380 superjumbo jets from Airbus Group NV and the impact of oil prices on the industry. Speaking with Bloomberg Television’s Guy Johnson from the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, Clark also discusses Emirates’ growth strategy. (Source: Bloomberg) Category: Product […]

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Airline investors are poised to reap big benefits from falling fuel bills that helped the U.S. industry rack up record profits last year. Consumers, not so much. Bloomberg’s Zeb Eckert explains on “First Up.” (Source: Bloomberg) Category: Product #: Regular price:$ (Sale ends !) Available from: Condition: Good ! Order now!

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German flagship carrier Lufthansa said Tuesday that despite the renewed strike over its pilots’ early retirement scheme it would provide 32 out of 57 long-haul flights from Frankfurt. Inconclusive talks broken off on Thursday over the VC pilots union retirement scheme with airline management led to the strike. “Since management is still failing to come up […]

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Imagine if booking a flight or buying pre-flight add-ons through your smartphone was as easy as asking Siri (or a similar program) to update your To-Do list. And what if, after booking, your phone informed you of additional offerings that were just as straightforward to accept? Airline apps might not be there yet. But perhaps […]

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While airlines might not be keen on the practice of BYOB (bring your own booze), a growing number of them are embracing the trend of BYOD, or bring your own device. The devices in question are predominantly tablets, being brought on board by some 37% of passengers and used by 44% of frequent fliers (who […]

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It’s been nearly two months since Delta announced some of the greatest changes to its SkyMiles loyalty rewards program since its 1981 launch. And yet, I’m still left with an uncertain feeling. Will it be an airline loyalty program triumph or is Delta’s decision in for a bumpy ride? If you’re not familiar with the […]

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UPDATE: Fly Jamaica finally pulled back the curtain and revealed a respectable website with a booking engine powered by US-based PSS provider Radixx. All this just in time for their second, this time, successful attempt at an inaugural flight on 14 February 2013. The airline also announced that it was in the process of securing […]

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$3 Bag fees and $149 Trans Atlantic Fares…Those were the days Inspired by British low-cost aviation pioneer Sir Freddie Laker, a team of disgruntled Texas International executives led by Don Burr started “PEOPLExpress” out of an old terminal at Newark airport in 1981. The airline began its operations by serving Newark to Buffalo for an […]

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