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Brazilian TAM to reduce domestic capacity next year

SAO PAULO, Brazil - TAM Airlines' chief executive said in a newspaper interview published on Friday that Brazilian carrier plans to cut domestic routes in 2013 to restore profitability in the face of

Kingfisher cuts summer schedule by 50 percent

MUMBAI, India - Kingfisher Airlines has cut down its operation by 50% at Mumbai airport this summer.

Bankrupt American Air to outsource maintenance, axe 13K jobs

AMR Corp., the parent of American Airlines, announced Wednesday that it must cut labor costs by 20%, as the third-biggest national carrier restructures itself under bankruptcy protection.

Airline industry warns “super committee” about raising taxes

WASHINGTON – Lobbyists for America’s senior citizens, oil companies and airlines had a message Sunday for the special joint congressional committee trying to forge a comprehensive deficit reductio

Air France-KLM planning major cost cuts

According to the report in French daily Les EchosAir, airline Air France-KLM projecting annual cost savings of 700-800 million euros ($988.8 million-$1.13 billion) to help it cope with economic uncert

2600 jobs to be cut as Philippines Airlines restructures

Philippines Airlines (PAL) is all set to cut 2,600 jobs as it restructures to curb losses.

Middle Eastern, Asian airlines ready for Qantas passengers

Any moves by Qantas to cut international routes or swap to no-frills Jetstar services will lead to Middle Eastern and Asian airlines swooping on its passengers, says Australian aviation veteran and Et

Airlines may be forced to cut profit expectations

Fears that the global economic rebound may be winding down could force global airline executives to cut profit expectations for this year at their annual gathering beginning today in Singapore.

Delta, Air France KLM and Alitalia to cut transatlantic capacity

ATLANTA, PARIS and ROME - The members of the leading transatlantic joint venture – Delta Air Lines, Air France KLM and Alitalia – today announced a year-over-year 7 to 9 percent reduction in trans

Frontier Airlines cuts, axes fees

Air travelers are used to airlines raising or adding fees, so they may be shocked to hear that one carrier is actually reducing some of them.

Dramatic greenhouse gas cuts achievable, says UN

Dramatic cuts in industrial emissions of the global warming greenhouse gases that threaten to drastically change Earth’s climate are achievable in both developed and developing countries at acceptab

Delta to cut regional unit Comair by more than half

Delta Air Lines Inc. plans to cut by more than half the size of its remaining commuter unit over the next two years, the latest in a series of sweeping changes across the regional-airline industry.

Japan Airlines to slash one-third of its workforce

Japan Airlines on Tuesday submitted its bankruptcy plans for approval, a proposal that includes slashing roughly one-third of its workforce.

Tourist tax prompts Ryanair to cut UK winter flight capacity by...

DUBLIN - Irish low-budget airline Ryanair Holdings PLC said Tuesday it will cut its U.K.

Business travelers are back but with a mind to pinch pennies

After an economic slump that put the brakes on business travel, the corporate world appears to be redeploying workers again to attend out-of-town meetings, conferences and conventions.

Japan Airlines to cut routes, reduce passenger capacity by 40%

Japan Airlines (JAL) is to cut 15 international routes, and suspend operations on 30 domestic routes, as part of a reduction in its network.

Japan Airlines to eliminate 16,500 jobs

Japan Airlines Corp plans to reduce its workforce by a third within the fiscal year to lower labor costs by 81.7 billion yen a year, the Nikkei business daily said.

Air Berlin cuts Boeing orders by $1.7B

FRANKFURT — German airline Air Berlin Plc said Tuesday it will cancel $1.7 billion worth in orders for Boeing 787 aircraft to adjust to lower market demand.

Continental to eliminate 600 more jobs

Continental Airlines Inc. said it will eliminate 600 additional reservation-agent jobs, about 23 percent of its total, as more travelers book their own flights.

Peru campaigns to bring tourists back to Cuzco

Peru's government is cutting air fares and hotel rates hoping to draw tourists to the Incan city of Cuzco even though the country's top tourist destination, the nearby Machu Picchu fortress, remains i

JAL to cut 61 flights to China, Mexico

Struggling Japan Airlines Corp.

Job cuts planned at US Airways, American Airlines

CHICAGO - American Airlines parent AMR Corp and US Airways Group said they would cut jobs and tweak their operations to better match the travel market, which struggles to recover from the economic rec

Air Jamaica laying off more than 200 workers

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Air Jamaica says is it laying off more than 200 workers as the national carrier struggles with growing losses.

Lufthansa to cut 15% of its administrative staff

FRANKFURT - German airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG plans to cut around 15% of its administrative staff by the year 2012, a spokesman confirmed Monday.

JAL cuts flight between Osaka and Dalian

The JAL Group announced that international service between Osaka (Japan) and Dalian (China) will be discountinued.

JAL confirms talks with foreign airlines, will cut 14% of work...

TOKYO - Japan Airlines Corp. confirmed tie-up talks with foreign carriers and said it would slash its work force by 14% as the struggling carrier seeks to escape its long malaise.