The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAA-P) has suspended the air operator’s certificates (AOCs) of two Filipino domestic carriers “due to safety concerns,” following the recommendations of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).
Thai-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Nok Air reported a first-quarter annual net profit of THB55.6 million ($1.66 million), up 36% from the previous 2014 period and following a FY 2014 loss of THB471.7 million.
The Indonesian government has committed to upgrade and expand the country’s airport capacity to cope with the latest generation of narrowbody jet aircraft, and also to extend Air Service Agreements (ASAs) with neighboring countries.
A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800 NG, en route from Tân Sõn Nhất International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City to Delhi, was forced to make an emergency landing when its captain was incapacitated by illness during the last hour of the four-hour flight.
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