Portugal’s government has moved to reduce the effects of a strike by employees at national airline TAP over the holiday period, and ground staff at several UK airports also plan industrial action in the busy run-up to Christmas.
Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has secured a pre-delivery payment (PDP) financing facility covering a percentage of the pre-delivery payments that the carrier is making as part of its current aircraft order with Airbus.
Turboprop manufacturer ATR will formally announce a new logistics center in Brazil early in 2015 and a new partner for its growing network of MRO facilities by the end of this year, as it plans a significant increase in its MRO activities worldwide.
A coalition of UK airlines, airports, aerospace manufacturers and air navigation service provider NATS believes the potential exists for a national sustainable fuels industry to help cut atmospheric emissions.
El Al Israel Airlines posted third-quarter net profit of $10.1 million compared to $57.9 million in the year-ago quarter, due to disruptions caused by Israel’s military operations against Palestinian forces in Gaza over the summer.
Air France will improve its passenger product on medium-haul flights in a €50 million ($62 million) investment plan in a continuing move upmarket as it aims to differentiate itself from competitors and improve the performance of mid-haul services.
Philippine Airlines’ (PAL) new management team is reviewing all parts of its operation to determine if any changes to fleet and network plans are required, president and COO Jaime Bautista said....More