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Alitalia Continues Chase for Air Malta Acquisition

Alitalia is continuing their chase for a 49% stake in Air Malta after local Maltese media have reported that the Italian carrier is to propose a four-year business plan to the government, outlining Alitalia's vision for Air Malta between 2016 and 2020. The plan, which is yet to be officially published, highlights a reduction in frequencies to European destinations by up to one third and focuses more on routes within North Africa and the Middle East. The focus would include an…

American and United Appoint New Presidents

There has been an interesting shakeup in the airline executive world this afternoon as American Airlines and United Airlines both name new company presidents. American's New President American announced Robert Isom as their new President who will report directly to the Chairman and CEO Doug Parker. The 52-year-old began his…

Birmingham Accomplishes Record Passenger Traffic

Birmingham Airport has recorded their highest passenger numbers ever in their 77-year history as a gateway airport between Manchester and London. The airport, based in the midlands, has seen 11 million passengers travel through in the last 12 months, meaning further growth is forecasted for many years to come. The…