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Airline News

Bringing you the latest airline news and airline industry insights. Get the need-to-know developments in passenger experience, ancillary services, revenue management, and loyalty and technology.

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Denzel’s “Flight” may be a tough sell to airlines, to screen in-flight

Airlines pilots associations would've been half-pleased at the skills of a vet pilot, though disapproving of Denzel's drug addled behavior. Meanwhile, airlines, troubled with outsourcing maintenance controversies, don't come out looking good in the movie anyway.

Denzel’s “Flight” may be a tough sell to airlines, to screen in-flight

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British Airways’ aircraft grows a ‘stache to support prostate cancer charity

There’s more to the mustache than usual aircraft livery design and BA hopes its ingenious touch will prompt fliers to donate to a cause that affected the airline’s own former CEO.

British Airways’ aircraft grows a ‘stache to support prostate cancer charity

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Deeper code-sharing likely result of Lufthansa-Turkish talks speculation, not merger

Merger is almost no-go in the EU zone, but deeper ties and code-sharing worldwide is the likely result of this public lovefest.

Deeper code-sharing likely result of Lufthansa-Turkish talks speculation, not merger

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Fake boarding passes can still get passengers through security

The ability to alter boarding passes with a few tricks of the laptop isn't new news. Neither is the airlines' unwillingness to enact methods to prevent the manipulation from happening.

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Ryanair profits up 10 percent as low-cost keeps them coming

The Ryanair juggernaut continues to roll as Michael O'Leary continues to spread the company's tentacles, from future of Aer Lingus to future of Heathrow and London aviation hub.

Ryanair profits up 10 percent as low-cost keeps them coming

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American Airlines and pilots union close to finalizing contract

Negotiations have got the airline and the union to this point twice already this year, but ultimately the pilots have voted "no" each time.

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Icelandair CEO on acting like the tourist board for the country

This is a delicate balancing act: the Icelandair CEO, while working with the govt. to promote tourism, is also lobbying against its imposed aviation taxes.

Icelandair CEO on acting like the tourist board for the country

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How Allegiant Air turned a profit for 39 consecutive quarters

Controversial and fee-happy, Allegiant undoubtedly does things differently, is nimble and successful.

How Allegiant Air turned a profit for 39 consecutive quarters

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Flight 93 September 11 memorial looks to visitors center construction

The intriguing and heroic story of the Flight 93 passengers deserves that permanent visitors center and learning center, both of which are in the works.

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Infographic: How are airports using social media

Airlines have been more progressive on use of social media, airports have been the ignored cousin, sort of. But passengers are already heavily using social media inside the airport ecosystem, so the management of airports has to reflect that sooner or later.