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American Airlines Orders 260 New Planes: Here’s What They’re Getting

The addition of the Boeing 737 Max 10 in American's order is a vote of confidence in the U.S. manufacturer's yet-to-be certified plane.

American Airlines Orders 260 New Planes: Here’s What They’re Getting

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American Airlines Expands Domestic First Class, Betting on Premium Travel’s Durability

American’s Airbus A319 and A320 fleet will soon have more first class seating, larger overhead bins and outlets at every seat.

American Airlines Expands Domestic First Class, Betting on Premium Travel’s Durability

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JetBlue and Spirit Airlines Agree to Terminate $3.8 Billion Merger

Both airlines came to the conclusion that it would be unlikely for them to meet the requirements of the merger by July 24.

JetBlue and Spirit Airlines Agree to Terminate $3.8 Billion Merger

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The South American Airline Paradox

South America’s Big Four—or Big Three if you count Gol and Avianca as one—are earning some of their best operating profit margins ever right now. What in the world is going on? Our feature story this week explains. 

The South American Airline Paradox

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Malaysia Calls for Renewed Search for Flight MH370 10 Years After Disappearing

Malaysian officials aren't giving up in their quest to find answers to one of aviation's greatest mysteries.

Malaysia Calls for Renewed Search for  Flight MH370 10 Years After Disappearing

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Boeing in Talks to Acquire Spirit AeroSystems

After a string of quality lapses and production snarls, Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems are considering a possible reunion that they believe would “strengthen aviation safety” and “improve quality.”

Boeing in Talks to Acquire Spirit AeroSystems

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Air Lease Isn’t Interested in China’s New Planes: ‘It’s a One-Way Dating Relationship’

China’s ambitions for COMAC to rival Airbus and Boeing will probably take decades to achieve. One of the largest aircraft lessors in the world said it currently wouldn’t buy a COMAC commercial aircraft.

Air Lease Isn’t Interested in China’s New Planes: ‘It’s a One-Way Dating Relationship’

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IAG Earnings in the Spotlight

In this week's edition of the Airline Weekly Lounge Podcast, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat examine the latest results from IAG to find out how they compare with Air France-KLM.

IAG Earnings in the Spotlight

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Ryanair CEO ‘Very Disappointed’ With Boeing 737 Max Delays, Cuts Summer Schedules

Ryanair will receive 30% fewer planes than expected ahead of the all-important summer season, resulting in cuts to its flying program at “higher cost airports.”

Ryanair CEO ‘Very Disappointed’ With Boeing 737 Max Delays, Cuts Summer Schedules

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Three Things We Learned from Air France-KLM’s 2023 Results

A mixed set of results from Air France-KLM shows that even during the post-pandemic boom, profitability cannot be taken for granted.

Three Things We Learned from Air France-KLM’s 2023 Results