Airlines en Poll Question: Some passengers say they will never fly Ryanair again after a crew vacation schedule fiasco caused it to cancel hundreds of flights. Do you believe them? <div class="node-body advpoll_binary-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/" style="width: 200px; height: 150px;" /></p> </div><form action="/poll/09192017" accept-charset="UTF-8" method="post" id="advpoll-voting-binary-form-0" class="advpoll-vote"> <div><div class="poll"> <div class="advpoll-available-choices"> <div class="vote-choices"> <div class="form-radios"><div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-5301-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-5301"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-5301" name="choice" value="5301" class="form-radio" /> Yes</label> </div> <div class="form-item" id="edit-choice-5311-wrapper"> <label class="option" for="edit-choice-5311"><input type="radio" id="edit-choice-5311" name="choice" value="5311" class="form-radio" /> No</label> </div> </div> </div> </div> <input type="hidden" name="ajax" id="edit-ajax" value="" class="ajax" /> <input type="hidden" name="nid" id="edit-nid" value="260081" class="edit-nid" /> <input type="submit" name="op" id="edit-vote-binary-0" value="Answer" class="form-submit" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_build_id" id="form-S6ajQRgFPs-nyghQJj4mNHMuyFOnPCArvb0yDcliehw" value="form-S6ajQRgFPs-nyghQJj4mNHMuyFOnPCArvb0yDcliehw" /> <input type="hidden" name="form_id" id="edit-advpoll-voting-binary-form" value="advpoll_voting_binary_form" /> </div> </div></form> Airlines Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:41:08 +0000 260081 at Thailand’s Nok Air reshuffles leadership <div class="node-body article-body">A leadership reshuffle at Thai LCC Nok Air could pave the way for shareholder Thai Airways to play a larger role in the carrier’s turnaround.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News ATW Plus Tue, 19 Sep 2017 20:31:00 +0000 260071 at <p>Nok Air Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson O’Leary’s Mea Culpa <div class="node-body blog-body">Whothought we’d ever see the day that Michael O’Leary said sorry? </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 19 Sep 2017 18:38:00 +0000 259981 at Ryanair to take $30 million hit from flight cancellations <div class="node-body article-body">Irish LCC Ryanair estimates that crew-related cancellations over the next six weeks will cost around €25 million ($29.9 million), with CEO Michael O’Leary describing the situation as “a mess of our own making.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Tue, 19 Sep 2017 16:36:00 +0000 259921 at <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> Rob Finlayson Saudi startup flyadeal names first route ​ <div class="node-body article-body">Saudi Arabian LCC startup flyadeal will launch with domestic flights to Riyadh, the Jeddah-based airline announced Sept. 19.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Tue, 19 Sep 2017 12:26:00 +0000 259891 at <p>Flyadeal Airbus A320</p> Flyadeal Airbus A320 Thomas Cook launches Economy Plus <div class="node-body article-body">UK leisure carrier Thomas Cook Airlines will launch Economy PLUS service on its short- and medium-haul flights from Nov. 1. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Mon, 18 Sep 2017 21:14:00 +0000 259871 at <p>Thomas Cook Airlines A321</p> Rob Finlayson Hayes: Consolidation of US legacy carriers restrains JetBlue’s growth <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways CEO Robin Hayes has given a spirited defense of the role smaller carriers play in the international airline market, while condemning what he called anticompetitive behavior by the three large US legacy carriers.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Open Skies Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 18 Sep 2017 20:36:00 +0000 259831 at <p>JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes</p> JetBlue Airways Russia’s Azimuth Airline to launch first flight Sept. 21 <div class="node-body article-body">Russian startup Azimuth Airline will begin operations Sept. 21 with daily services to Moscow Vnukovo and Omsk Tsentralny airports after receiving an air operator’s certificate at the end of August.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News Airports & Routes Mon, 18 Sep 2017 19:00:00 +0000 259821 at <p>Azimuth Airline SSJ100</p> Azimuth Airline Qantas CEO: Airlines can use loyalty programs to be the disruptor <div class="node-body article-body">Qantas International and Freight CEO Gareth Evans said airlines have the opportunity to be the disruptor, rather than be disrupted, as the digital economy heats up.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Mon, 18 Sep 2017 18:01:00 +0000 259801 at <p>Qantas A380</p> Rob Finlayson British Airways tries again on waste-based biofuels​ <div class="node-body article-body">UK carrier British Airways has partnered with renewable fuels company Velocys, after an earlier waste-to-fuel initiative—named GreenSky—with Washington-based Solena Fuels fell through.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Airlines Eco-Aviation Daily News Mon, 18 Sep 2017 12:17:00 +0000 259761 at British Airways