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Airlines slump after Barcelona attack, but here’s why you should bet they’ll recover

Airline stocks are tumbling across Europe on Friday, after a terrorist attack in Barcelona on Thursday left 13 people dead and more than 100 injured.<p>A separate attack that hurt seven people in Cambrils, a town southwest of Barcelona, led police to kill five alleged terrorists.<p>But while the tragic …


Airline wants two-drink limit at airports

A one way trip to FUK with a stopover in OMG1:22<p>International Air Transport Association codes (IATA) are used to identify airports. Often derived …


A Bullish Look at TripAdvisor

Reviewing growth potential for TripAdvisor.<p>Analyzing its financials and balance sheet.<p>Assessing market share gains and analyzing the travel …


Flying Is Actually Cheaper and Better Than It's Ever Been

In spite of all our complaints about smaller seats, poor customer service, and the burn of basic economy, when put in the proper historical …


Sexist Saudi Arabia Airlines message crashes

Saudi Arabia Airlines has hit turbulence over its sexist dress code edict for female fliers.

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Anger as airline refuses to fly women who show arms or legs

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>Saudi Arabian Airlines (also known as Saudia), the …


As Air Cargo Booms, United Leads While Atlas Air's Amazon Prime Pilots Trail Behind

The air cargo business is booming, thanks to improved global trade, and the impending expansion of Inc.'s (AMZN) Prime Air cargo carrier …


Airline issues strict dress code, especially for females

Top 10 tips for surviving a long-haul flight1:07<p>Take a look at our Top 10 tips for surviving a long-haul flight.<p>10 months …

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This Is Where Every Dollar of Your Airfare Goes

Airlines barely make enough from flying us around to pay for an order of avocado toast.<p>The International Air Transport Association reports that, on …


Kobkarn backs keeping arrival cards

The hassle of filling in the Thai immigration cards, those rectangular white slips with blue text, is here to stay after all.

Airlines and passengers to benefit from pilotless planes, says new study

In an era when the airline industry is on the brink of a pilot shortage and technology is king, passengers still aren’t very keen on flying on a pilotless plane—even though it could save them money.<p>According to a study of 8,000 consumers by UBS, 54% of respondents said they were “unlikely” take a …


Air passengers wary of pilotless planes – even if they lead to lower fares

UBS survey finds more than half of people would refuse to travel in a fully automated aircraft, but says this may change over time<p>Pilotless planes would save airlines $35bn (£27bn) a year and could lead to substantial fare cuts – if passengers were able to stomach the idea of remote-controlled …

Aviation | African airlines' traffic soars - IATA

African airlines’ traffic soared in June, according to the latest passenger and cargo reports by the International Air Transport Association.

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Global Air Travel Hits 12-year High

Improved economies and lower fares are translating into record demand for air travel.


Travelport CEO Is 'Super Skeptical' About American Airlines Strategy

Call him “super skeptical.”<p>That’s essentially Travelport chief executive Gordon Wilson’s take on American Airline’s newest distribution effort, which …


What Are The Odds of Your Aircraft Crashing?

According to the International Air Transport Association, an average of 102,700 commercial flights departed every single day in 2015. While the …


Nigeria: How African Airlines Took Advantage of Nigeria's Recession

[This Day] Whereas many international carriers scaled down their operations to Nigeria due to the recession that adversely affected the value of the …


The 10 most important things in the world right now

Hello! Here's what you need to know on Thursday.<p><b>1. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev says new US sanctions are "a declaration of a full-fledged economic war on Russia."</b> His Facebook post said "the Trump administration has shown its total weakness by handing over executive power to Congress in …


Here's another indication that the global economy is improving

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images<p>There have been plenty of good news stories on the global economy in 2017. Here’s another.<p>It’s from the International Air …


41 employers, workers get inaugural SkillsFuture awards for lifelong learning efforts

SINGAPORE: 27 employees and 14 employers on Wednesday (Aug 2) became the first recipients of the SkillsFuture Fellowships and Employer …

Don’t do these disgusting things on planes

Etiquette flies out the window at 30,000 feet.<p>The number of passengers who verbally or physically abuse others, don’t follow crew instructions or …


Leslie Lugo, Mark MacKeigan

Leslie Allan Lugo and John Mark MacKeigan were married July 29 at Birks Heritage Chapel at McGill University in Montreal. The Rev. Rosemary Lambie, a United Church of Canada minister, performed the ceremony.<p>Mr. Lugo, 60, is an assistant general counsel for the International Air Transport …

Europe’s big airlines fly above turbulence of Gulf’s gathering storm

Author: Sean CroninSat, 2017-07-29 03:00ID: 1501272237070537600LONDON: If Emirates chief Tim Clark is worried about “the gathering storm” in global …


Delta to stop weekly Atlanta-Caracas flights in September

(Reuters) - Delta Air Lines on Saturday said it would cut its once-weekly flights from Atlanta to Caracas, Venezuela, in the latest instance of a U.S. airline cutting operations with the embattled nation.<p>"Delta will suspend its once per week service between Atlanta and Caracas, with the final …

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Kannur airport gets IATA’s location code

The Kannur international airport, State’s second greenfield airport coming up in public-private partnership mode at Mattannur, has obtained the …

Airlines Soon Won’t Have Any Excuse for Losing Your Checked Bag

One of the most frustrating experiences of air travel is arriving at your destination to find that your bag didn’t make it. Even worse is then …

Airlines | Africa will need 24 000 new pilots - report

Boeing's 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook estimates how many new pilots, technicians and cabin crew will be needed over the next 20 years.


Business: Washington Post Business Page, Business News

(Bloomberg) -- Cash-strapped Venezuela is tapping U.S. and European air passengers to help pay its debts, even as airlines cut routes to the …


Examining History Behind 'SFO' Airport Code

What is the deal with SFO? No, we are not referring to delays that can ruin flight schedules. Rather, we are talking about the Air Code: SFO. …


IATA moves forward with next gen payment plan

The International Air Transport Association has announced progress of its New Generation IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS) with the selection of …

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