In 2002, Delta Air Lines decided to impose a zero commission policy on travel agents sales. Other US carriers followed soon after.
NEW DELHI, India - Air carriers have embarked on an aggressive hiring strategy with plans to add over 5,000 jobs this year, industry officials have said.
Leading children's food writer Annabel Karmel has criticised airlines for serving 'horrible' food on flights.
At the 2013 Paris Air Show, Airbus won US$68.7 billion worth of business for a total of 466 aircraft, which shows the resilience of the commercial aviation industry.
DUBLIN, Ireland - FLY Leasing Limited, a global lessor of modern commercial jet aircraft, today announced that it has acquired two Boeing 737-800 aircraft, both manufactured in 2013.
Airlines around the world collected over $27 billion in extra fees and charges last year, new research has shown.
Airline profits will be 20% higher than expected this year despite razor-thin margins, according to the industry's main representative body.
IATA (International Air Transport Association) is credited with being the organization that systematized the airline industry at the very beginning of the 20th century.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - During the UFTAA Congress in Kuala Lumpur, IATA's Alexs Popovich gave an interesting and in-depth presentation on IATA’s proposed NDC. Mr.
What makes airline passengers happy?
(eTN) - The news coming from Johannesburg, that South African Airways (SAA) is due to take progressive delivery of 20 Airbus A320 aircraft, will serve as a reminder for other African airlines that ...
NEW YORK and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - JetBlue Airways and Emirates, the Dubai-based international carrier and one of the world's fastest growing airlines, today announced intent to expand ...
NEW YORK, NY – Just as the swallows fly to Capistrano in the summer, airlines have traditionally unleashed their best upfront deals during this time.
Privately-owned aviation company Comair has blasted government intervention and financial aid for state–owned airlines after SA Express moved to finalise a R539-million guarantee last week.
SYDNEY, Australia - On Friday, Jetstar was levying an $8.50 ''booking and service fee'' per leg on $9 flights bought with Visa, Mastercard, Diners or American Express cards.
Dubai, UAE - Global airline sector profit is likely to grow to $7.5 billion this year, with Asia Pacific and West Asia based airlines dominating the international passenger market and leading the ...
The economy passenger’s dream ticket – a free upgrade at the departure gate – now looks endangered.
An annual study by TravelSupermarket, the price comparison website, revealed those carriers whose fees for “optional” services, including checked luggage and allocated seating, have risen most ...
Taking place on Sunday, May 12, 2013, the Routes Europe Strategy Summit will open Routes Europe in Budapest.
NEW YORK, N.Y.- With spring in full bloom many families are starting to plan for their big summer vacation. For air carriers, this means more child passengers during the summer months.
A German court on Monday threw out a lawsuit by two airlines and the operator of Frankfurt airport for compensation from a labour union to cover losses incurred by strike action by some of its ...
(eTN) - Seemingly unperturbed by the ongoing negative publicity for the airline, as a result of being entangled with former choice darling partner and now turned arch foe Fly540, the management of ...
Depending on where you live, the news is either very good or quite disheartening.
DOHA, Qatar – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on airlines and their partners in the air cargo supply chain to work together to make air cargo more competitive and ...
JAKARTA, Indonesia - With a burgeoning middle class, Indonesia is among the most attractive markets for air transportation in the world, but local airlines are still unable to fully tap into the ...
Airbus’ 2013 order book grew by 41 aircraft in February with its A320, A330 and A350 aircraft families, while 45 jetliners were delivered to customers during the month.
Pricing it right is challenging at the best of times but do hotels have a smoother ride than the airlines when it comes to pinning a number on deal or fare? Ritesh Gupta investigates.
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