Finance & Data http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7394/more en Gambling on jet fuel & how hedging relates to airfares http://atwonline.com/blog/gambling-jet-fuel-how-hedging-relates-airfares <div class="node-body blog-body">American Airlines’ CEO and CFO were feeling bullish today, with justification, as they reported net income of $2.9 billion for 2014, the first full year following the merger with US Airways.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/atw-editors-blog-0">ATW Editor&#039;s Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/gambling-jet-fuel-how-hedging-relates-airfares" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/gambling-jet-fuel-how-hedging-relates-airfares#comments Airlines Blogs Finance & Data American Airlines Delta Air Lines Derek Kerr Doug Parker fares hedging IATA oil US Airways ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Tue, 27 Jan 2015 21:45:00 +0000 153691 at http://atwonline.com Transaero’s passenger traffic up 5.6% in 2014 http://atwonline.com/finance-data/transaero-s-passenger-traffic-56-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s Transaero Airline carried 13.2 million passengers during 2014, up 5.6% from 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/transaero-s-passenger-traffic-56-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/transaero-s-passenger-traffic-56-2014#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Olga Pleshakova passenger traffic Rosaviatsia Transaero Airline Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:44:00 +0000 153651 at http://atwonline.com <p>Transaero Boeing 767-300</p> By Rob Finlayson Etihad raises Virgin Australia stake http://atwonline.com/finance-data/etihad-raises-virgin-australia-stake <div class="node-body article-body">Etihad Airways has further increased its stake in Virgin Australia, in the wake of official approval for such a move.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/etihad-raises-virgin-australia-stake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/etihad-raises-virgin-australia-stake#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Australia codeshare Etihad James Hogan stake stockholding VAH Virgin Virgin Australia Holdings Tue, 27 Jan 2015 19:00:00 +0000 153601 at http://atwonline.com <p>Virgin Australia Boeing 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson EasyJet records improved 1Q figures http://atwonline.com/finance-data/easyjet-records-improved-1q-figures <div class="node-body article-body">EasyJet anticipates a reduction in its first-half loss as a result of continued improvements in passenger figures and dropping fuel prices, the UK-based low-cost carrier (LCC) said Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/easyjet-records-improved-1q-figures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/easyjet-records-improved-1q-figures#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News Carolyn McCall EasyJet first quarter losses low-cost Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:53:00 +0000 153591 at http://atwonline.com <p>EasyJet A319</p> By Rob Finlayson Interview - Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly http://atwonline.com/interviews-video-print/interview-southwest-airlines-ceo-gary-kelly <div class="field-deck"> Winning Strategy </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Under Gary Kelly’s leadership, Southwest Airlines has grown to become the US’ largest airline in terms of originating domestic passengers carried. Kelly is a 28-year Southwest veteran, assuming the roles of chairman and president in 2008. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/interviews-video-print/interview-southwest-airlines-ceo-gary-kelly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/interviews-video-print/interview-southwest-airlines-ceo-gary-kelly#comments Airlines Finance & Data Interviews - Video & Print ATW Plus Boeing 737 MAX Gary Kelly Southwest Airlines Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:54:00 +0000 153571 at http://atwonline.com Courtesy, Southwest Airlines American earns $2.9 billion 2014 net profit; decision not to hedge fuel pays off http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-earns-29-billion-2014-net-profit-decision-not-hedge-fuel-pays <div class="node-body article-body">American Airlines Group earned net income of $2.88 billion in 2014, the first full year following the December 2013 American/US Airways merger. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-earns-29-billion-2014-net-profit-decision-not-hedge-fuel-pays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/american-earns-29-billion-2014-net-profit-decision-not-hedge-fuel-pays#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News 2014 net profit American Airlines American Airlines Group Derek Kerr Doug Parker fuel costs fuel hedging merger US Airways Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:11:00 +0000 153531 at http://atwonline.com <p>American Airlines 777-300ER</p> Courtesy, American Airlines IAG reveals first details of its Aer Lingus plan http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iag-reveals-first-details-its-aer-lingus-plan <div class="node-body article-body">Aer Lingus would keep its brand and rejoin oneworld if International Airlines Group (IAG) succeeds in acquiring the Irish carrier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iag-reveals-first-details-its-aer-lingus-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/iag-reveals-first-details-its-aer-lingus-plan#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News acquisition Aer Lingus IAG International Airlines Group Ryanair takeover Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:31:00 +0000 153451 at http://atwonline.com <p>Aer Lingus A320</p> Courtesy, Airbus BTS: Employment at US airlines reaches full-year of consistent growth http://atwonline.com/finance-data/bts-employment-us-airlines-reaches-full-year-consistent-growth <div class="node-body article-body">Full-time-equivalent (FTE) employment at US scheduled passenger airlines grew 1.5% year-over-year in November, to a total FTE count of 386,912 personnel, according to the US Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/bts-employment-us-airlines-reaches-full-year-consistent-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/bts-employment-us-airlines-reaches-full-year-consistent-growth#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News BTS Bureau of Transportation statistics FTE Full-time-equivalent employment low-cost-carriers major/network carriers regional carriers US airlines US Department of Transportation Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:45:00 +0000 153431 at http://atwonline.com Flybe eyes full-year breakeven http://atwonline.com/finance-data/flybe-eyes-full-year-breakeven <div class="node-body article-body">UK regional carrier Flybe is expecting to post a breakeven operating profit for its full 2014-15 financial year, although this excludes some exceptional items.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/flybe-eyes-full-year-breakeven" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/flybe-eyes-full-year-breakeven#comments Airlines Finance & Data Daily News ATW Plus E-195 Embraer 195 Flybe SAS turnaround Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:43:00 +0000 153381 at http://atwonline.com <p>Flybe Embraer E-195</p> Courtesy, Embraer VTB Bank files bankruptcy claim against Russian carrier VIM Avia http://atwonline.com/finance-data/vtb-bank-files-bankruptcy-claim-against-russian-carrier-vim-avia <div class="node-body article-body">Russia’s VTB Bank has filed a bankruptcy motion against VIM Avia, TASS news agency reported quoting court documents. Reasons for the claim were not disclosed, but VIM Avia said in a statement that it recognized its debt to the bank, adding it will not impact carrier operations. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/finance-data/vtb-bank-files-bankruptcy-claim-against-russian-carrier-vim-avia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/finance-data/vtb-bank-files-bankruptcy-claim-against-russian-carrier-vim-avia#comments Airlines Finance & Data Regulation Daily News Ak Bars Aero Bylina Moskovia Transaero UTair VIM Avia VTB Bank Fri, 23 Jan 2015 18:35:00 +0000 153211 at http://atwonline.com