easyJet preps for Brexit, CEO leaves

easyJet preps for Brexit, CEO leaves

All that UK airlines have been talking about is Brexit. And for good reason. If the British government does not strike a good aviation deal with the EU before Brexit in March 2019, UK airlines could be left unable to fly

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Oneworld Divided

Oneworld Divided

Qatar just cannot catch a break. With the Gulf dispute, it just wanted to be friends with American, now is a time for the state to have allies. But the US carrier is pushing it away. American Airlines has said it will

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Delta’s Documentary

Delta’s Documentary

Delta has a fleet of more than 800 aircraft flying to 59 airports on six continents. It has more than 80,000 employees worldwide. A large number of them appear in its new 15-minute video rallying its employees to rise up against Emirates,

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IndiGo wants to buy Air India

IndiGo wants to buy Air India

Air India being in trouble is not a new story. The days when it and Indian Airlines dominated feel a long time ago. It has since racked up around $8 billion in debt and is losing market share to new Indian

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BA Strikes Back

BA Strikes Back

British Airways is facing a 16-day crew strike starting tomorrow. BA is looking to wet lease nine Qatar A320s as cover during the strike. The airline applied to the Civil Aviation Authority to wet lease the aircraft between 1-16 July, with an additional period

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Qatar applies to join Airlines for America

Qatar applies to join Airlines for America

With the business news of Paris wrapping up, people were expecting the big stories to be wrapping up for the week, Qatar Airways had different ideas. In a move that few saw, Qatar Airways has approached American Airlines about buying

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Boeing wins Paris pen signing contest

Boeing wins Paris pen signing contest

Writing about orders at airshows always feels a bit like being a Royal correspondent in a modern democracy. Both rely on ceremonies– monarchs put on crowns, OEMs hold hands and aircraft models with customers – and the pomp attempts to

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Paris Air Show day one – MAX 10 launch

Paris Air Show day one – MAX 10 launch

The Paris Air Show kicked off this year with a bang, with Boeing officially launching the 737 MAX 10; the fourth and probably final aircraft of the manufacturer’s MAX line up. The MAX 10 adds a couple of extra feet

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Qatar catch-up

Qatar catch-up

When Gulf states severed ties with Qatar, the consensus was that the diplomatic arguments would be solved relatively quickly. One week later things have not changed. With the closure of Bahrain routes and surrounding airspace out of bounds, Qatari aircraft

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Demand up, costs up, yields down

Demand up, costs up, yields down

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is forecasting that the world’s airlines will make a $31.4 billion profit this year. This is up $1.6 billion from its December forecast. The association says that airlines made $34.8 billion in 2016. US

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