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Etihad Airways gets Air Transport World's Airline of the Year 2016 Award

Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi-based national airline of the United Arab Emirates, was presented with the Airline of the Year 2016 award by the US-based aviation industry publication Air Transport World (ATW), the … Continue reading “Etihad Airways gets Air Transport World's Airline of the Year 2016 Award”


SkyWest fleet transition causes block-hour decline

SkyWest, Inc., (NASDAQ: SKYW) has reported 162,407 block hours in January 2016, compared to 176,176 block hours in January 2015, a decrease of 13,769, or 7.8 percent, the company said. The net decrease … Continue reading “SkyWest fleet transition causes block-hour decline”


Frontier Services Group plans investment in Malta-based aviation services company

Frontier Services Group Limited (SEHK: 00500) has entered into definitive investment agreements to acquire a major stake in Maleth Group, an aviation services business based on the southern European island nation of Malta. … Continue reading “Frontier Services Group plans investment in Malta-based aviation services company”


Sentient Jet gets Kentucky Derby honor

Sentient Jet has been named the Preferred Private Aviation Partner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, Longines Kentucky Oaks, and Churchill Downs Racetrack, the company said. As part of the multi-year … Continue reading “Sentient Jet gets Kentucky Derby honor”


Southwest Airlines applies to add service at fifth airport in LA Basin

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has confirmed its interest and application to bring more low-fare service to Greater Los Angeles by adding new Southwest® service in 2016 at Long Beach Airport, the company … Continue reading “Southwest Airlines applies to add service at fifth airport in LA Basin”


Southwest Airlines profit sharing sets record

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) will share USD620 million through its Profit Sharing Plan with its employees for 2015–equaling approximately 15.6 percent of each eligible Employee´s eligible compensation, or the equivalent of eight … Continue reading “Southwest Airlines profit sharing sets record”


Aircastle FY 2015 revenues flat

Aircastle Limited total revenues in 2015 were USD819.2 million, essentially flat with the previous year, the company said. Lease rental revenues increased USD18.8 million versus the previous year, reflecting the growth in flight … Continue reading “Aircastle FY 2015 revenues flat”


OneJet focuses on Pittsburgh

Air transportation network OneJet has selected Pittsburgh as its new focus city, significantly expanding nonstop regional air service from Pittsburgh International Airport, the company said. The expansion will include the addition of five … Continue reading “OneJet focuses on Pittsburgh”


Aircelle names new VPs of strategy, customer support and services

Philippe Couteaux has joined Aircelle in the roles as Vice President for Strategy, and Vice President of the company´s Customer Support and Services operation. Couteaux will direct Aircelle´s processes and innovation to expand … Continue reading “Aircelle names new VPs of strategy, customer support and services”


Alaska Airlines picks uniform designer

Alaska Airlines and Seattle fashion designer Luly Yang have partnered to redesign uniforms for more than 12,000 airline employees, the company said. This is the next step in the brand updates Alaska recently … Continue reading “Alaska Airlines picks uniform designer”


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