Etihad Airways, is looking at more investments in other airlines, as it continues to increase its network through organic growth and strategic partnerships. The airline is currently engaged in three major transactions – the acquisition of 24 % of India’s Jet Airways, a 49% stake and management contract in Air Serbia, and increasing equity in Virgin Australia from 10% to a target of 19.9%.
Republic Airways Holdings is “in a stabilized approach” toward reaching a new labor agreement with its pilots, though “difficult stuff” still needs to negotiated, chairman, president and CEO Bryan Bedford said....More
The US government is “taking very seriously” the request Delta Air Lines, American Airlines, United Airlines and their labor groups have made that consultations begin with the governments of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Qatar on alleged subsidies for the airlines from those countries, a US Department of State official said....More
The US airline industry must safeguard itself against “atypical employment practices,” which could threaten safety as well as destroy the compact between employer and employee, a labor leader said here....More