Mark Nensel

Data Editor,
Air Transport World
Copa Airlines Boeing 737-800
Copa Holdings 3Q net income drops 47.6% on Venezuela capacity cuts
Copa Holdings, parent company of Panama-based Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia, reported third-quarter net income of $66 million, down 47.6% year-over-year, compared to the company’s $126 million net in the year-ago September quarter.
IATA: Global passenger traffic growth momentum faltered in September
Global international passenger traffic fell 2.3% in September, compared to the year-ago month, according to IATA’s September Premium Traffic Monitor.
Avianca A320
Avianca 3Q net profit down 7.6%, passengers up 7.5%
Panama City-registered Avianca Holdings reported third-quarter net profits of $33.2 million, down 7.6% from $35.9 million posted in the year-ago period.
Airbus Group posts $1.8 billion 9M profit; commercial orders fall 25%
Airbus Group reported net income of €1.40 billion ($1.77 billion) for January-September 2014, up 16.3% over a €1.2 billion net profit in the first nine months of 2013.
Air Canada Jazz Bombardier CRJ aircraft
Jazz parent Chorus Aviation posts $26 million 3Q adjusted net profit
The parent of Canadian regional airline Jazz, Chorus Aviation, reported adjusted net income for the third quarter of C$29 million ($26 million), up 4.7% year-over-year, or C$0.24 per basic share, from C$27.7 million in 3Q 2013.
ACI: Global air freight reaches full year of consistent monthly growth
Global air freight volumes were up 6.2% year-over-year in September, cementing a year-long trend of monthly year-over-year volume growth that gained additional steam this past summer, according to Airports Council International (ACI).
GOL Boeing 737-800
Brazil’s GOL reports $100 million 3Q net loss
São Paulo-based low-cost-carrier GOL reported third-quarter net losses of BRL245.1 million ($100.5 million), widened from a net loss of BRL197 million in the September 2013 quarter.
Atlas Air Boeing 747-8F
Atlas Air 3Q profits up 11.5%; inks ACMI deals with Etihad, DHL
Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings posted third-quarter net income of $27.6 million, up 11.5% from the $23.7 million net profit the company reported in the year-ago quarter.
BTS: September US on-time arrivals at 81%; 1.4% of flights canceled 1
The overall on-time arrival performance for US domestic scheduled flights in September was 81.1%, improving on August by 3.4 points, but falling below last September 2013’s on-time performance by 2.7 points, according to the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Air Travel Consumer Report and the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
Monarch Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8
Boeing leads Airbus in YTD orders after strong October bookings count
With Monarch Airlines’ late-October booking for 30 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, Boeing added to its lead over rival manufacturer Airbus in the year-to-date commercial aircraft order race; as of Oct. 31, Boeing has 1,127 gross orders on its books, compared to Airbus’ 1,070.
Airbus YTD net orders reach 794 in October
Airbus logged just one new commercial passenger aircraft order in October—two A320ceo aircraft for Singapore-based BOC Aviation, placed on Oct. 31—which effectively placed BOC among Airbus’ top 10 customers.
IATA: Global passenger demand up in Sept. despite European market woes
Global air passenger traffic demand grew 5.3% year-over-year in September, down 1 point from August’s adjusted 6.3% year-over-year growth, according to IATA’s September Air Passenger Market Analysis report.
US Gulf Coast Kerosene-Type Jet Fuel Spot Price Analysis – 11/3/14
This week’s starting U.S. Gulf Coast kerosene-type jet fuel spot price, for Monday Nov. 3, 2014, is $2.417 per gallon, according the US Energy Information Administration, a division of the US Department of Energy.
IATA: Global air cargo up in September; sanctions hurt European market
Worldwide air freight markets exhibited a third consecutive month of significant demand growth in September as collective volumes rose 5.2% year-over-year, according to IATA’s September air freight market analysis.
Republic posts $18.5 million 3Q profit; eyes further streamlining
Indianapolis, Indiana-based Republic Airways Holdings—parent of Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America—reported third-quarter net income of $18.5 million, reversing a $13.8 million loss in the year-ago quarter.

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