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EVA Air Cabin Crew Set to Strike

June 12, 2019 Akhil Dewan

Following a vote earlier this week, the Taoyuan Flight Attendants Union has decided to strike against Taiwanese carrier EVA Air. The strike comes after two rounds of negotiations with EVA failed to yield results with

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IndiGo and SpiceJet Report Fiscal Year Losses

May 29, 2019 Akhil Dewan

Two of India’s largest carriers have announced losses at the end of their fiscal years. Both IndiGo and SpiceJet reported losses after seeing operating profits from the previous year. At year-end, IndiGo reported a 1.5

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American Files Lawsuit Against Maintenance Unions

May 22, 2019 Akhil Dewan

Fort Worth, Texas-based American Airlines has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court against the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) and the Transport Workers Union (TWU). The airline cites that the two

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WOW air Continues to Look For Buyer

March 22, 2019 Akhil Dewan

Iceland’s WOW air has re-entered talks with rival carrier Icelandair for the acquisition of the struggling low-cost carrier. The decision to re-enter the talks with Iceland’s main carrier came after Indigo Partners, owner of numerous

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American and United Looking at Tokyo Expansions

February 22, 2019 Akhil Dewan

United Airlines and American Airlines have both announced that they have filed applications with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for nonstop flights to Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Thursday. Chicago-based United has applied for six

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Azul Looking at Fleet Expansion in 2019

February 8, 2019 Akhil Dewan

Brazilian carrier Azul has announced plans to renew its fleet with new orders of Embraer 195-E2 and Airbus A320neo aircraft in 2019. Azul’s fleet plan for 2019 sees the carrier acquiring 21 new aircraft this

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WestJet Receives First Boeing 787 Dreamliner

January 17, 2019 Akhil Dewan

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet received its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner today in a delivery ceremony held at Boeing’s Delivery Center in Everett, Wash. A logical next step for the Boeing-dominated airline, the Dreamliner marks a

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Etihad Plans to Cut 50 Pilot Jobs

January 11, 2019 Akhil Dewan

Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways has announced that it is planning to cut 50 pilot jobs by the end of January, according to a private internal memo released to employees on Thursday. The decision comes after the

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