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Jazeera Airways A320
Jazeera Airways 1H net profit up 27%
Kuwait-based Jazeera Airways turned in a group net profit of KD6.2 million ($20.5 million) for the first half of 2015, up 27.1% from KD4.9 million last time.
Lufthansa A320
Lufthansa Group posts $1.04 billion net profit in 1H
Lufthansa Group delivered a net profit of €954 million ($1.04 billion), reversed from a loss of €79 million a year ago.
Aer Lingus A319
Aer Lingus posts net loss of $13.9 million in 1H 1
Aer Lingus reported a first-half net loss of €12.6 ($13.9 million), marginally widened from the €12.3 million deficit for the year-ago period.
Ryanair doubts feasibility of some major airports 
Ryanair is considering an entry into further major European airports, but will have to be convinced they can handle the airline’s strict stipulations, CFO Neil Sorahan said Monday.
Ryanair Boeing 737-800
Ryanair 1Q net profit up 25%
Irish low-cost carrier (LCC) Ryanair announced a net profit of €245 million ($271.4 million) for the first quarter of its financial year, up 25% compared to €197 million for the year-ago period.
Bosnia Herzegovina national carrier faces collapse
Bosnia & Herzegovina Airlines has until the beginning of August to deliver a plan to pull itself out of a financial chasm or face permanent closure.
Transavia Boeing 737-800
Air France-KLM seeks to boost low-cost Transavia 
Air France-KLM plans to expand its low-cost arm, Transavia beyond its French and Dutch bases, despite a bitter industrial dispute last fall.
Air France- A380
Air France-KLM widens losses in 1H
Air France-KLM reported a first-half net loss of €638 million ($700.3 million), widened from a loss of €619 million in the year-ago period.
SITA acquires delair Air Traffic Systems
Air transport communications and IT specialist SITA has acquired privately held German company delair Air Traffic Systems, it announced Thursday.
Flybe Bombardier Q400
Flybe posts revenue increase of 9.8% in 1Q of financial year
UK-based regional carrier Flybe has reported revenue of £152.7 million ($236.9 million) in its 2015-16 first quarter, up 9.8% compared to revenue of £139.1 million in the year-ago period.
Rome Fiumicino Airport regains full capacity after fire
[REVISED] Rome’s Fiumicino-Leonardo da Vinci Airport has returned to its full passenger capacity after a major fire in the facility’s Terminal 3 in early May.
UK regulator launches ‘drone code’ following Lufthansa near-miss 1
Increasing numbers of near misses between unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and airliners in the UK have prompted the country’s regulator to launch a new code of practice for UAV operators.
NTSB: Shifting cargo caused fatal 747 freighter crash
A National Airlines Boeing 747-400 freighter that crashed seconds after takeoff from Bagram, Afghanistan, on April 29, 2013, was likely caused by inadequate restraint of large military vehicles being carried onboard, according to a National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) investigation.
Aer Lingus A320
IAG extends acceptance period for Aer Lingus shareholders
International Airline Group (IAG) has extended the deadline for Aer Lingus shareholders to accept its recommended cash offer to July 30, even as it passes the halfway mark in the number of shares pledged to it.
Norwegian Air Shuttle 787-8
Norwegian makes long-haul gains in 2Q
Low-cost carrier (LCC) Norwegian Air Shuttle reported a significantly improved second quarter over the previous year, with net profits rising to NOK 325 million ($39.8 million) compared to NOK129 million a year ago.

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