Volaris Aviation Holding, parent of Mexican Low-cost carrier Volaris, has filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering (IPO) of American Depository Shares offering.
Following in the steps of the 2012 privatization auctions of three major airports—São Paulo Guarulhos, Campinas Viracopos and Brasília Presidente Juscelino Kubitscheck—Brazil plans to open bidding for the privatization of Rio de Janeiro Galeão and Confins airports in October.
On the heels of LATAM Airlines Group’s first-quarter results, Chile-based LAN Airlines announced it completed a test flight of its Boeing 787 after installing battery modifications, paving the way for the grounded aircraft to resume operations “in the coming days.”
The US majors will not give up on their campaign against the Gulf carriers, which present the biggest-ever threat to the future of US airlines, the CEO of United Airlines said in a speech in New York Thursday....More
Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) president Tim Canoll said the wider public has to be educated about the threat laser pointers pose to aircraft and help law enforcement catch people shining lasers into cockpits....More
US airlines, particularly regional carriers, have expressed hope that strict pilot training requirements implemented by FAA in 2013 will be eased in FAA reauthorization legislation expected to be taken up by Congress later this year, but there will likely be a strong push back against any efforts to change the rules....More