Daily News Briefs

Bombardier comments on US International Trade Commission hearing

Bombardier VP communications and public affairs Mike Nadolski responded (18-Dec-2017) to the hearing on 18-Dec-2017 before the USInternational Trade Commission. Mr Nadolski stated: “We are very pleased

Avianca Brazil considers Madrid, Lisbon and London for international expansion

Avianca Brazil CEO Frederico Pedreira noted that following the launch of international services to Miami, Santiago and New York, the carrier’s next move could be to

American Airlines to launch Dallas/Fort Worth-Flagstaff service

American Airlines announced (18-Dec-2017) plans to launch weekly Dallas/Fort Worth-Flagstaff service on 07-Jun-2018. The carrier will operate the route on a seasonal basis to determine if the

LATAM Cargo to expand to Boston, Rome, Lisbon and Tel Aviv

LATAM Airlines Group SVP cargo Andrés Bianchi stated LATAM Cargo‘s planned Boeing 767F consolidation will allow the carrier to “build a schedule that’s more robust and less vulnerable to

Airbus CEO: Board will decide on a successor in due course, behind closed doors

Airbus CEO Tom Enders said the manufacturer’s board will decide on a successor as CEO “in due course, behind closed doors and in the sole interest

Silk Way West Airlines operates Baku-São Paulo service

Silk Way West Airlines, via its official Facebook account, announced (17-Dec-2017) it operated its first nonstop Baku-Campinas service with Boeing 747-8F aircraft, transporting 36 tons of cargo.

Delta to curb unit cost growth in 2018, revenue momentum is ‘best in years’

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian emphasised (14-Dec-2017) the carrier’s plan to curb unit cost growth, excluding profit sharing, to between 0% and 2% in 2018

American Airlines launches Miami-Cartagena service

Miami International Airport, via its official Twitter account, confirmed (15-Dec-2017) American Airlines launched Miami-Cartagena service on 15-Dec-2017.

United Airlines files additional changes to planned summer 2018 Asia Pacific schedule

United Airlines filed additional changes to its planned summer 2018 Asia Pacific schedule, effective 24-Mar-2018. Changes include adjustment of first class booking availability on three class Boeing 777-200ER

Airbus CEO to exit role in Apr-2019, COO and Airbus Commercial president to depart in 2018

Airbus board of directors announced (15-Dec-2017) the following executive changes to “ensure an orderly succession in the Executive leadership of Airbus”: Airbus CEO Tom Enders advised

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