Purchase, New York-based Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings announced Aug. 24 an agreement to supply air cargo carrier FedEx Express with five Boeing 747-400 freighter aircraft during the December peak-flying seasons of 2017 through 2021.
Avianca Holdings S.A., the parent of seven Latin American passenger airlines including Colombian flag carrier Avianca and air-freight carrier Avianca Cargo, posted a $23.2 million net loss for the 2016 second quarter,
China’s Beijing Capital Airlines will begin 3 X-weekly Hangzhou-Vancouver services on Dec. 30, marking the western Canada city as the first the North American destination for the HNA Group subsidiary airline.
US airlines collectively reported approximately $12 billion in pre-tax profit for the first half of 2016, up about 6.2% from $11.3 billion in the 2015 first half, according to Washington, DC-based lobbying group Airlines for America (A4A).
United Airlines’ flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA-CWA), have ratified a new five-year labor contract. (AFA-CWA) represents 25,000 United flight attendants.
The first draft of a performance-based packaging standard for lithium-ion batteries will not be ready by November and will likely slip into early 2017, an Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) committee member said Aug. 24....More
FAA is stuck in “a vicious cycle” of deploying new air traffic control (ATC) technology so slowly that it becomes outdated by the time the technology is actually in use, NATCA president Paul Rinaldi said Aug. 24....More