In an unexpected development, the US Department of Justice (DOJ) has moved to block the planned US Airways-American Airlines merger, saying the combination “would result in hundreds of millions of dollars of harm to American consumers.”
Russia has banned charter flights between Russia and Turkey, as part of economic sanctions announced Nov. 28 due to increased tensions between the two countries after the downing of a Russian fighter jet over Syria by Turkey....More
IATA DG Tony Tyler visited Cuba in November to mark the 70th anniversary of IATA, which was formed in the Hotel Nacional, Havana. He met with heads of Cuba’s commercial aviation and tourism authorities and the CEO of Cubana. He hosted a celebratory dinner in the Hotel Nacional and saw the commemorative plaque marking IATA’s creation.