July’s full-time-equivalent (FTE) employee count at US scheduled passenger airlines came to 386,243, up 1.3% from July 2013—the biggest year-over-year percentage jump since June 2012—according to the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
US passenger airlines canceled 1.6% of scheduled domestic flights in July—8,390 out 520,880 scheduled flights—according to the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Air Travel Consumer Report and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
For the first-half of 2014, average full-time-equivalent (FTE) employment among US scheduled passenger airlines was 383,800, up 0.8% from 1H 2013, according to the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
Chorus Aviation, parent of Canadian regional airline Jazz, posted second-quarter net profit of C$36.5 million ($34.2 million), more than quadrupling its second-quarter 2013 net income of C$7.9 million.
Adria Airways will phase out its two remaining CRJ200s at the end of March 2015 and add another Airbus A320 on wet lease, as it proceeds with plans to set up a series of bases outside its Slovenian home market....More
LOT Polish Airlines is seeing increased reliability with its Boeing 787-8 fleet and is flying the aircraft an average of 19 hours per day—three more hours than it flew its 767-300s—in a mix of scheduled and charter service, CEO Sebastian Mikosz said in an interview at World Routes 2014....More
Emirates Airline president Tim Clark is trying to persuade Airbus to launch a re-engined A380, pledging to place an order for at least 60 A380neo aircraft if the manufacturer were to move forward with the program in the next six months....More