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One Tennessee Airport Is Going 100 Percent Solar: Will Others Follow?

One Tennessee Airport Is Going 100 Percent Solar: Will Others Follow?

Anita Sharpe and Michael Sasso, Bloomberg

We're not sure this is the start of a trend, but it's good to see one airport taking a green approach.

6 days ago

Royal Air Maroc Joins Oneworld Alliance to Bolster Africa Reach

Royal Air Maroc Joins Oneworld Alliance to Bolster Africa Reach

Grant Martin, Skift

Frequent flyers on American, British Airways, or one of the other 13 members of the Oneworld alliance will soon have another member to look forward to for codeshare flights and frequent flyer points. The new member will also extend the alliance's reach into Africa.

6 days ago

Scientists Say Some Airlines Illegally Refuse to Fly Lab Animals

Scientists Say Some Airlines Illegally Refuse to Fly Lab Animals

Bruce Einhorn, Bloomberg

We can understand why airlines keeping wishing this issue would just disappear.

6 days ago

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Digital Has Helped Airlines Innovate, But There’s Still a Long Way to Go

Digital Has Helped Airlines Innovate, But There’s Still a Long Way to Go

Sabre + Skift

The digital transformation that the airline industry has undergone in recent years has helped fuel a customer-centric approach. But there’s still opportunity for improvement as far as behind-the-scenes tech infrastructure goes.

1 month ago

Hawaiian Airlines Issues Warning About Fourth Quarter Revenue

Hawaiian Airlines Issues Warning About Fourth Quarter Revenue

Brian Sumers, Skift

Hawaiian Airlines has been an investor darling for a while. It has dominated its home market, and earned hefty profit. But are market dynamics changing?

6 days ago

‘Betrayed’ Lion Air Founder Prepares to Cancel Boeing Orders

‘Betrayed’ Lion Air Founder Prepares to Cancel Boeing Orders

Harry Suhartono, Bloomberg

This is an unusual move. Would Lion Air really cancel its Boeing orders? Is it permitted to do so? If so, what happens next?

6 days ago

UK Regulator Seeks to Force Ryanair to Compensate Strike-Hit Flyers

UK Regulator Seeks to Force Ryanair to Compensate Strike-Hit Flyers

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

The Civil Aviation Authority's move to consider an enforcement action comes after the Irish carrier declined to compensate passengers over strike-related disruptions this summer. Ryanair said that courts in Germany, Spain, and Italy have already ruled that the strikes were an exceptional circumstance and that the airline doesn't owe compensation.

7 days ago

Rolls-Royce Turns to Artificial Intelligence in Bid to Improve Airplane Engine Reliability

Rolls-Royce Turns to Artificial Intelligence in Bid to Improve Airplane Engine Reliability

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Airlines are begging engine manufacturers for more reliable technology. They hate taking a plane out of service for engine trouble. Perhaps AI will be the solution that improves reliability. Or maybe not.

1 week ago

Air France-KLM Could Gain Ground in Labor Talks After Union Leadership Change

Air France-KLM Could Gain Ground in Labor Talks After Union Leadership Change

Ania Nussbaum, Bloomberg

Relatively new CEO Ben Smith will be hoping that the change in leadership leads to a thawing in relations between the airline group and some of its employees.

1 week ago

Brexit’s Ripple Effects Worry Scandinavian Airline SAS

Brexit’s Ripple Effects Worry Scandinavian Airline SAS

Patrick Whyte, Skift

It's not just UK airlines that are concerned about Brexit. An acrimonious departure could create uncertainty all over Europe.

1 week ago

Airline Stocks Slide as Oil Prices Rise Again

Airline Stocks Slide as Oil Prices Rise Again

Esha Dey, Bloomberg

Fuel prices have taken airlines for a ride, and it looks like the roller coaster will continue. Carriers should plan for the worst and hope for the best.

1 week ago

Mexico’s New President Dodges on Status of Mexico City Airport Bonds

Mexico’s New President Dodges on Status of Mexico City Airport Bonds

Daniel Cancel, Bloomberg

Politicians and voters are sometimes not rational. Mexico City badly needs a new airport, and construction had already begun. It makes no sense to cancel the project. None.

1 week ago