Alaska Air posts net profit increase in Q2 2019 results

Alaska Air posts net profit increase in Q2 2019 results

🕔11:58, 26.Jul 2019

Alaska Air Group has posted a net profit of $262 million, in the second quarter of 2019, up 36% from the corresponding period last year. With revenue up, Alaska’s pretax operating profit margin was 15.3%, a 3% improvement on the

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Royal Brunei Airlines awarded four-star airline rating

Royal Brunei Airlines awarded four-star airline rating

🕔11:27, 26.Jul 2019

Royal Brunei Airlines has been awarded a four-star airline rating from air transport organisation Skytrax. Based on its audit findings by Skytrax, the airline has made a range of product and service enhancements from improved airport and cabin services through

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WestJet shareholders approve Onex takeover

WestJet shareholders approve Onex takeover

🕔11:14, 26.Jul 2019

The shareholders and option holders of WestJet airlines have overwhelmingly voted to approve its previously announced proposed transaction with Onex Corporation.  More than 92.5% of shareholders and optionholders who voted were in favour of the proposed transaction. WestJet and Onex

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Airinmar signs engineering services deal with Czech airlines Smartwings

Airinmar signs engineering services deal with Czech airlines Smartwings

🕔10:56, 26.Jul 2019

Aircraft warranty solutions firm Airinmar has signed a three-year agreement with Czech airline Smartwings to provide component value engineering services for maximum cost savings. Airinmar’s value engineering services analyses all costs associated with the repair process, including price quotes from

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Air Astana and S7 Airlines sign codeshare agreement for flights between Russia and Kazakhstan

Air Astana and S7 Airlines sign codeshare agreement for flights between Russia and Kazakhstan

🕔10:48, 26.Jul 2019

Air Astana and S7 Airlines have signed a codeshare agreement for flights between Russia and Kazakhstan. The flights affected will be Air Astana from its hubs at Nur-Sultan and Almaty, to Novosibirsk and St. Petersburg, these will now carry the

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Wizz Air raises capacity growth following strong start to financial year

Wizz Air raises capacity growth following strong start to financial year

🕔10:36, 26.Jul 2019

Low-cost airline Wizz Air has raised its full-year capacity growth rate from 16% to 20% after a strong start to its financial year. The airline posted a record net profit of €72.4 million, a rise of 42%, in its first-quarter

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Strong passenger demand drives American Airlines’ revenue increase

Strong passenger demand drives American Airlines’ revenue increase

🕔10:21, 26.Jul 2019

Continued strength in passenger demand has driven American Airlines’ increase in revenue by 2.7% year-over-year to $12 billion – a record haul in the second quarter of 2019. The airline also recorded a record second-quarter total passenger load factor of

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Spirit Airlines posts massive jump in earnings

Spirit Airlines posts massive jump in earnings

🕔09:56, 26.Jul 2019

Spirit Airlines has said that it has amassed earnings ten times the amount experienced in the same period last year. The Florida-based airline posted earnings of $114 million, more than 10 times the earnings from the year-ago quarter of $11

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Max 737 grounding impacts Southwest Airlines

Max 737 grounding impacts Southwest Airlines

🕔09:37, 26.Jul 2019

Southwest Airlines has cited the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max jets as a key factor in the airline seeing reduced operarating income for the second quarter of 2019. The airline says the grounding cost $175 million, and is talking to

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Air cargo veteran Ron King passes away aged 77

Air cargo veteran Ron King passes away aged 77

🕔11:22, 25.Jul 2019

Air cargo veteran Ron King has passed away at the age of 77 on 19 July. With almost 50-year experience in logistics, King has contributed to successful implementation of various transport projects, being eager to share his professionalism, extensive experience

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