Flight cancellations in February were the highest-ever for the month, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. “The cancellation rate of 5.51% in February 2014 was the highest for any February, above the average of 2.88% in the previous 19 years and the … sixth highest (not including September 2001) for any month,” BTS said.
US airlines set record-high passenger load-factors in January, topping previous record month-of-January statistics set in 2013, according the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
Thales is aiming to close its $400 million acquisition of JetBlue’s LiveTV subsidiary this summer, but Thales Avionics CEO Dominique Giannoni is remaining tight-lipped on other potential acquisitions....More
Airbus was unable to display its planned design for 11-abreast seating on its A380 at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, despite indicating that a cabin mock-up would be there as recently as last week....More