Mark Nensel

Data Editor,
Air Transport World
Rendering of TWA Flight Center
NY JFK Airport redevelopment plan due July 2016
New York JFK International Airport may also get an overhaul, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced simultaneously with plans to transform LaGuardia Airport on July 27.
Virgin America A320
Virgin America posts 2Q net income of $65 million
Virgin America posted second-quarter net income of $65 million, up 75.7% from a net income of $37 million in the year-ago period.
Rendering of LaGuardia landside, aerial view
New York LaGuardia Airport to get $4 billion overhaul 1
New York governor Andrew Cuomo, accompanied by VP Joseph Biden, has revealed designs for the complete overhaul of New York’s LaGuardia Airport.
JetBlue A320
JetBlue reports $152 million net profit in 2Q
JetBlue Airways posted second-quarter GAAP net income of $152 million, down 33.9% from net income of $230 million during the year-ago quarter.
Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-900
Alaska Air Group posts record $234 million 2Q net profit
Alaska Air Group, parent of Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air, posted second-quarter GAAP net income of $234 million, up 41.8% year-over-year (YOY) from net income of $165 million in the 2014 June quarter.
Aeromexico Boeing 737-700
Grupo Aeroméxico swings to profit in 2Q
Grupo Aeroméxico posted a second-quarter consolidated net profit of MXP101 million ($6.4 million), reversed from a MXP89 million net loss in the year-ago quarter.
Rendering of E190-E2
Embraer 2Q E-Jet orders surge; order backlog at company peak
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer reported bookings for 104 new firm orders in the 2015 second quarter, a twentyfold year-over-year (YOY) upsurge compared to the company’s year-ago quarter total of five new orders.
Airbus and Boeing June 2015 O&D roundup
Boeing logged firm orders for a total of 160 commercial aircraft in June, following orders from Qatar Airways, SMBC Aviation Capital, AerCap and at least five unidentified customers.
Airbus and Boeing May 2015 O&D roundup 
irbus logged orders from five customers for a combined total of 17 commercial aircraft in May. Rival Boeing confirmed orders from four customers, three of whom were unidentified, for a total of 10 commercial aircraft.
IATA: Overall international traffic growth trend is ‘flat’ 

International traffic grew globally 4.6% year-over-year (YOY) in March, matching February’s YOY improvement but indicating a “flattened” growth trend, according to IATA’s March Premium Traffic Monitor.

Republic Airways Holdings reports $6.4 million 1Q net profit 
Republic Airways Holdings, the Indianapolis-based parent of regional carriers Republic Airlines and Shuttle America, reported first-quarter net income of $6.4 million, down 54.3% from the company’s 1Q 2014 net earnings of $14 million.
Airbus and Boeing April 2015 O&D roundup 
Airbus pulled into the lead for commercial aircraft orders in 2015 with 228 gross commercial aircraft orders, compared to rival Boeing’s 152, following an April 30 order placed by Colombian carrier Avianca for 100 A320neo family aircraft.
Copa Airlines 737-800
Copa Holdings posts $113 million 1Q net profit 
Panama City-based Copa Holdings reported $113.1 million net income for the 2015 first quarter, down 25.3% from the company’s $151.4 million net profit in the 2014 March quarter.
IATA: Air passenger traffic remains robust, up 7.4% YOY in March 
Global air passenger traffic grew 7.4% year-over-year (YOY) in March as Asia-Pacific holiday travel related to the Lunar New Year continued beyond February, according to IATA’s March Air Passenger Market Analysis report.

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