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Airbus Will Deliver Fewer New Planes This Year: Should Airlines be Worried?

Boeing’s recent challenges have seen more airlines switch to Airbus. This could mean delivery delays have a wider operational impact on the industry. 

Airbus Will Deliver Fewer New Planes This Year: Should Airlines be Worried?

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Scalp Massages at JFK? Inside Delta’s Premium Lounge Debut

The first Delta One lounge at JFK includes a full-service restaurant, a shoe shining service, massage chairs and other spa treatments.

Scalp Massages at JFK? Inside Delta’s Premium Lounge Debut
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India Becomes Third-Largest Domestic Aviation Market – India Report

There is an overall push in India to enhance air connectivity to smaller regions across the country. An increase in number of airports, increase in disposable income, and heightened interest in travel have given airlines the confidence to invest in expansion of their domestic operations. This is leading to Indians traveling more, domestically and internationally.

India Becomes Third-Largest Domestic Aviation Market – India Report

Airline Weekly

Seoul Position: Korean Air’s Epic Post-Pandemic

For most of the world’s airlines, Covid was a curse. For Korean Air, it was a financial and strategic blessing.

Seoul Position: Korean Air’s Epic Post-Pandemic

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Why is Korean Air so Profitable? 

In part one, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss the factors delivering consistently strong results for Korean Air. In part two, we reveal the global airlines that were the most and least profitable in the first quarter of 2024.

Why is Korean Air so Profitable? 

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American Airlines and Flight Attendants Fail to Reach New Contract

Without a new contract, American Airlines flight attendants say they are preparing to potentially strike.

American Airlines and Flight Attendants Fail to Reach New Contract

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American Airlines Hits Pause on Pilot Hiring

American is the latest major U.S. carrier to pause hiring new pilots. The carrier is facing a weaker financial outlook for the second quarter and is moderating its growth for the year.

American Airlines Hits Pause on Pilot Hiring

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Why JetBlue’s Baggage Change Leaves United Airlines on its Own

As JetBlue makes carry-on bags free for all passengers, is United's isolated market positioning becoming increasingly untenable?

Why JetBlue’s Baggage Change Leaves United Airlines on its Own

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‘Why Haven’t You Resigned?’: Senators Grill Boeing CEO Over Safety Record

In a heated exchange, senators questioned Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun on the company’s safety record, mounting whistleblower allegations, and his pay.

‘Why Haven’t You Resigned?’: Senators Grill Boeing CEO Over Safety Record

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International Passenger Flights on Electric Planes are Coming to Europe This Summer

Bookings are now open for the first publicly available international electric flights in Europe — but the trips come with a few pre-departure caveats.

International Passenger Flights on Electric Planes are Coming to Europe This Summer