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Kenya Airways and SAA Hope New Pan-African Partnership Will Save Them

Will a new Pan-African Airline Group save two loss-making state-owned carriers? Both Kenya Airways and South African Airways hope so, but significant obstacles remain in their path to the new group. And meanwhile, powerhouses like Ethiopian Airways aren't sitting still.

Kenya Airways and SAA Hope New Pan-African Partnership Will Save Them

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AirAsia’s Digital Businesses Throw It a Life Preserver

AirAsia received a strong endorsement of its "digital lifestyle company" strategy with digital businesses driving 60 percent of revenue in the third quarter. But flying remains key, with the group looking forward to a surge in pent-up demand as Southeast Asian countries — hopefully — begin easing restrictions.

AirAsia’s Digital Businesses Throw It a Life Preserver

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Delta Will Keep Aging Boeings in Service Until a New Middle Market Jet Is Available

Delta Air Lines will continue flying its aging Boeing 757s and 767s as it waits to see if either Boeing or Airbus will design a new mid-market airplane. Even if either manufacturer did, it could take up to 10 years for a new airplane to go from the drawing board to the runway.

Delta Will Keep Aging Boeings in Service Until a New Middle Market Jet Is Available

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Copa Airlines Recovery Accelerates on Strong Latin America Leisure Demand

Leisure travelers are coming back strong in Latin America, Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron confirmed this week. And the airline with no domestic market is unconcerned about any continued border restrictions with plans to fly more than 80 percent of 2019 capacity by year-end.

Copa Airlines Recovery Accelerates on Strong Latin America Leisure Demand

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United, American CEOs Say They Face a Regional Pilot Crunch

Air service to smaller U.S. cities could wither unless regional airlines can ramp up hiring. Despite offering large bonuses to new pilots, regional carriers are scrambling to find enough talent to operate all their flights.

United, American CEOs Say They Face a Regional Pilot Crunch

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Resurgent Airlines Commit to 400 New Jets at Dubai Airshow

After almost two years of retrenching and retiring aircraft, airlines went on something of a shopping spree at the Dubai Airshow. There's almost no clearer sign that airline executives think the recovery is well underway than by spending vast sums of money for new metal.

Resurgent Airlines Commit to 400 New Jets at Dubai Airshow

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Airbus Bullish on Lasting Cargo Prospects With Launch of New Freighter

To capitalize on the almost insatiable demand for air cargo, Airbus is launching a freighter version of its long-range A350 twin-jet aircraft. The move is a tacit acknowledgement, however, that the European manufacturer is playing catch-up with Boeing, which dominates the air freighter market.

Airbus Bullish on Lasting Cargo Prospects With Launch of New Freighter

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Cargo Boosts Korean Air for Another Profitable Quarter

Korean Air reported record cargo revenues — again — in the September quarter as the bottlenecks in supply chains and maritime shipping boosted its air freight business. But, despite rare pandemic profits, the South Korean carrier says passengers need to return for its long-term health.

Cargo Boosts Korean Air for Another Profitable Quarter

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Brazil’s Azul Buoyed by Strong Domestic Leisure Demand

After Brazil emerged from the latest Covid-19 surge, Brazilians began traveling again, encouraged by the country's high rate of vaccination. More Brazilians are opting to stay local for their vacations, to the benefit of Azul.

Brazil’s Azul Buoyed by Strong Domestic Leisure Demand

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American Airlines Ends 60 Years of Shuttle History With New York-Boston Exit

It's the end of the line for the storied Eastern Air Shuttle. American, which eventually acquired the shuttle, will exit the New York-Boston market, and its alliance partner JetBlue Airways will operate the route.

American Airlines Ends 60 Years of Shuttle History With New York-Boston Exit