News en AerCap posts $1.04 billion profit in 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Ireland-based lessor AerCap turned in a net profit of $1.04 billion on a reported basis for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016, compared to $1.17 billion for the preceding year. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Leasing Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:27:00 +0000 239371 at Executive jet transatlantic operator seeks new business model <div class="node-body article-body">More competition for lucrative transatlantic first-class passengers is imminent with the appearance of a new operator—New York-based Bliss Jet—selling individual seats on high-end business jets.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:11:00 +0000 239361 at <p>Bliss Jet president and CEO David Rimmer</p> Bliss Jet Russia’s Kaliningrad region eyes new carrier <div class="node-body article-body">The Kaliningrad region of Russia wants to establish a regional airline. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Government Affairs Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:58:00 +0000 239341 at SunExpress to expand capacity to Turkey, eyes more wet leases <div class="node-body article-body">SunExpress, a joint venture of Lufthansa and Turkish Airlines, plans to increase capacity throughout its network, despite a difficult operating environment.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes ATW Plus Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:40:00 +0000 239321 at <p>SunExpress CEO Jens Bischof</p> SunExpress Alitalia braces for staff strike <div class="node-body article-body">Italian national carrier Alitalia faces a strike by multiple trade unions and professional associations Feb. 23 that will force it to cancel 60% of flights that day.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Labor Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 19:18:00 +0000 239291 at <p>Alitalia A319</p> Rob Finlayson JetBlue introduces special Embraer E190 livery <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways has rolled out a special Embraer E190 livery and a new tailfin design that will appear on multiple aircraft this year. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airframes Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:53:00 +0000 239261 at <p>JetBlue Embraer E190</p> JetBlue Passenger boardings for Chinese airlines up 12% for 2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Chinese carriers transported 488 million passengers in 2016, up 12% from 432.4 million in 2015, according to the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC).</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airline Traffic Daily News Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:46:00 +0000 239251 at European regional carriers facing tough times <div class="node-body article-body">Europe’s regional airlines face a narrow—and shrinking—window of opportunity in which to make a profit, an industry consultant said in London Feb. 20.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:04:00 +0000 239241 at Russian commuter Aurora increases frequencies <div class="node-body article-body">Aeroflot subsidiary Aurora Airline, which serves Russia’s far eastern regions, has increased commuter flights frequencies in Primorsky Krai. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:17:00 +0000 239231 at <p>Aurora Airline Twin Otter</p> Aurora Airline Russian airport reports international traffic up 70% in January <div class="node-body article-body">Samara’s Kurumoch International Airport in the Russian Volga region reported handling 28,000 international passengers in January, up 70% year-over-year (YOY). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Daily News Airports & Routes Data & Financials Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:14:00 +0000 239221 at