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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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AirAsia Parent Narrowed Third Quarter Loss on Strong Travel Rebound

Capital A, AirAsia's parent company, still has a way to go to return to profitability. But it's optimistic given surging travel demand and eased travel restrictions in Southeast Asia.

AirAsia Parent Narrowed Third Quarter Loss on Strong Travel Rebound

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Full Video: Dallas-Fort Worth Airport CEO at Skift Aviation Forum 2022

Dallas-Fort Worth Airport CEO Sean Dohonue steered the airport toward a rapid recovery from the pandemic. Watch him explain how it grew to become the world's no. 2 airport in passenger numbers.

Full Video: Dallas-Fort Worth Airport CEO at Skift Aviation Forum 2022

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Air India Secures Number 2 Spot in Indian Market with Vistara Merger

Tata's takeover of Air India has kicked off a wave of consolidation in the Indian market. Vistara joins AirAsia India merging with the flag carrier.

Air India Secures Number 2 Spot in Indian Market with Vistara Merger

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Air India-Vistara Merger to be Completed by March 2024

Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines have agreed to consolidate Air India and Vistara by March 2024, . As part of the merger transaction, Singapore's flag carrier shall also invest $250 million in Air India for a 25.1 percent share, according to a media release on Tuesday. Tata Group owns a 51 percent stake in Vistara…

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Capital A Wants to Merge AirAsia and AirAsia X

Malaysia's Capital A has submitted plans for a corporate restructuring, which will involve the merger of its low-cost airline AirAsia with long-haul carrier AirAsia X. The company will set up a new division, called AirAsia Aviation, which will be run by Bo Lingam, who is currently president, airlines and group CEO of AirAsia Aviation Group…

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Full Video: Delta, Air France-KLM and McKinsey Talk Sustainability at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 

Climate change risks taking a direction in years ahead that could endanger our grandchildren. This panel talk does a good job of capturing the current state of airline thinking about whether aviation will reduce its carbon emissions.

Full Video: Delta, Air France-KLM and McKinsey Talk Sustainability at Skift Aviation Forum 2022 

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The 2.56 Million Flyers Screened Sunday at U.S. Airports Was a Pandemic High

U.S. airlines for the most part avoided the cancellations mayhem seen earlier this year, and that's a major development.

The 2.56 Million Flyers Screened Sunday at U.S. Airports Was a Pandemic High

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KLM’s New CEO Wants a Balanced Dutch Carbon Policy

KLM‘s new CEO, Marjan Rintel, has been in the job less than five months and already faces serious questions over the future of the airline. She recently sat down with Airline Weekly Editor Edward Russell in New York to discuss KLM’s future.

KLM’s New CEO Wants a Balanced Dutch Carbon Policy

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African Airlines Take New Steps Towards Open Skies Vision

Momentum is building behind the Single African Air Transport Market, or SAATM, a flagship project designed to create a single unified air transport market in Africa, organized by the International Air Transport Association. New routes should be easier to launch without the need for reciprocal services, and 17 African countries have now agreed to test…

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Steven Udvar-Hazy at Skift Aviation Forum

Airlines want more planes to meet travel demand but, with supply chains backed up, there are few new models to go around. That’s good news for aircraft lessors like Air Lease Corp.

Steven Udvar-Hazy at Skift Aviation Forum