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Revenue of Indian Airport Operators to Top 15% – India Report

India's aviation industry is expanding to increase connectivity. The growth in passenger traffic will increase revenue sources for airport operators.

Revenue of Indian Airport Operators to Top 15% – India Report

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Airlines Scramble for Extra Slots at Reagan National Airport

A provision to add five additional long-distance flights out of DCA in the FAA bill has sent airlines in a frenzy to apply for one of the new slots.

Airlines Scramble for Extra Slots at Reagan National Airport
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Ryanair: ‘We Don’t Care’ Who the Next Boeing CEO Is — Here’s Why

With Ryanair one of the plane maker's biggest customers, Michael O’Leary's comments will likely carry extra weight at Boeing HQ.

Ryanair: ‘We Don’t Care’ Who the Next Boeing CEO Is — Here’s Why

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Spirit Airlines Drops Change and Cancellation Fees in New Push for Profitability

Spirit’s changes come as its biggest competitor, Frontier, also dropped change fees and overhauled its pricing structure.

Spirit Airlines Drops Change and Cancellation Fees in New Push for Profitability

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Saudia Group Orders More Than 100 New Airbus Jets

The huge order - one of the largest aircraft deals of the year so far - is in addition to existing deliveries bound for the Saudia Group.

Saudia Group Orders More Than 100 New Airbus Jets

Airline Weekly

Emirates Is Flying High in Dubai

Yes, information is limited. But there’s more than sufficient evidence to declare Emirates a thriving airline. In fact, it’s earning stronger profits than it ever did in the 2010s, thanks to many favorable trends discussed in this week's feature story.

Emirates Is Flying High in Dubai

Airline Weekly

Emirates’ Earnings and Booming Brazil

In part one of this week’s Airline Weekly Lounge Podcast, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss Emirates’ record-breaking results and ask how long these good times can last. In part two, we turn our attention to Brazil and find out how two of the country’s biggest airlines are performing.

Emirates’ Earnings and Booming Brazil

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Banks vs. OTAs: How Credits Cards Took Over Travel

There is a sea change taking place in how banks – and particularly how credit cards – interact with the travel industry. Watch what Skift Research has to say.

Banks vs. OTAs: How Credits Cards Took Over Travel

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A New Frontier? Carrier Scraps Most Change Fees, Introduces Premium and Business Perks 

The changes come as the Department of Transportation released a final rule that will require airlines to disclose all fees associated with add-on perks.

A New Frontier? Carrier Scraps Most Change Fees, Introduces Premium and Business Perks 

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Air India-Vistara Loyalty Programs: How Will They Be Combined Post-Merger?

In its nine years of operations, Vistara's service quality has created a strong base of loyal customers. The new information shared by the airline sheds light on how the merger will impact these customers.

Air India-Vistara Loyalty Programs: How Will They Be Combined Post-Merger?