IATA Airline Business Confidence Survey – July 2018

IATA Airline Business Confidence Survey – July 2018

The results of the survey conducted in early-July, suggest that the squeeze on airline operating profit margins intensified during Q2 2018. This is consistent with increased reports of higher input costs, mainly reflecting developments in jet fuel prices. Many of our respondents...
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Brisbane Airport extends technology partnership with SITA

Brisbane Airport extends technology partnership with SITA

Brisbane Airport has again selected SITA as its technology partner as the airport continues its growth and transformation plans. The new agreement will see SITA develop and extend the technology it provides for passenger, baggage and airport services to suppor...
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U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb

U.S. Airlines Hope to Charge Passengers More as Fuel Prices Climb

Airlines want to maximize profits by adding routes and airplanes. It’s what successful businesses do. It’s tough to unwind that sort of growth, but U.S. airlines are beginning to try. With oil prices up more than 50 percent since June...
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Ryanair’s German pilots back strike action

Ryanair’s German pilots back strike action

Ryanair’s German pilots, represented by the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union, have voted to strike if the Irish LCC has not submitted a “negotiable offer” by Aug. 6. According to VC, 96% of German-based pilots voted in favor of the strike...
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How Airlines Can Combat Rising Fuel Prices in a New Way

How Airlines Can Combat Rising Fuel Prices in a New Way

Airlines have addressed fluctuating fuel prices for many years, but there’s a big difference with this latest spike in fuel prices. Now, airlines can use Connected Aircraft technologies fueled by big data and advanced analytics to become more efficient m...
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Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – June 2018

Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – June 2018

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of June has released by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed strong growth in international air passenger demand, underpinned by robust expansion in the services sectors. International air cargo deman...
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Can JetBlue Cut Costs and Maintain Margins While Fuel Prices Keep Rising?

Can JetBlue Cut Costs and Maintain Margins While Fuel Prices Keep Rising?

As JetBlue Airways retrofits its oldest aircraft, making them look factory fresh with new leather seats and high-definition television screens, it is earning higher satisfaction marks from travelers, according to its customer survey data. JetBlue reported a pr...
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Boeing Sees Doubling of Pilot Need over 20 Years

Boeing Sees Doubling of Pilot Need over 20 Years

Boeing projects a demand for 790,000 pilots over the next 20 years, representing a doubling of the present workforce. Released Monday at EAA AirVenture 2018 as part of Boeing’s 2018 Pilot & Technician Outlook, the projection calls for the most...
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IATA Airlines Financial Monitor – June 2018

IATA Airlines Financial Monitor – June 2018

According to June report of the Airlines Financial Monitor, the global airline share price index has now fallen by 14.3% since the start of the year, compared to a 1.7% decline in the global equity index. Collected and summarized from...
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Top ten airlines generated $29.7 billion from ancillary revenue in 2017

Top ten airlines generated $29.7 billion from ancillary revenue in 2017

Of the 143 airlines reviewed, 72 reveal figures related to ancillary revenue. Back in 2007 the top ten airlines, as rated by total ancillary revenue, generated $2.1 billion. Top “% of revenue” producers by global regions: Wizz Air 41.6% (Europe & Ru...
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