Airline Industry News

Do you have an interest in plane travel and need to stay up-to-date with the latest airline industry news? At Wiser, we have created a tailored and free daily email digest that will keep you informed. The airline industry has brought the world closer together, but the modern reality is one of new challenges and intense competition. Companies in the industry often employ tens of thousands of people and generate billions of dollars in annual revenue, so there is always something happening. Airport capacity is an issue in cities across the world, as is the problems of capital expenditure - it is not cheap to buy new aircraft. New technology is making the industry more efficient, friendly to the environment, and less obtrusive to local communities that planes fly over. But route structures, labor relations, weather and fuel costs all present significant challenges. The daily Wiser airline industry news email curates the best information from around the web. Whether you are interested in the international, national, regional or cargo parts of the industry, you will get the information you need.

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The sorry state of a multimillion-dollar art collection reveals deeper troubles at India's national airline
Los Angeles Times • Parth M.N, Shashank Bengali
European stocks hit by autos inquiry, airlines price war fears
The Economic Times of India
MH370 mystery: 'Very surprised' if no breakthrough in next 3-4 years, says Malaysia Airlines CEO
CNBC
BRIEF-Wirecard signs agreement with Gulf Air to extend collaboration
Reuters
Malaysia Air Wants to Use Its Extra Jumbo Jets for Hajj Pilgrimage Tourism
Skift • Bloomberg, Chong Pooi Koon, Elffie Chew
HNA, the Curious Company Worrying China and U.S.: QuickTake Q&A
Bloomberg • Laurence Arnold, Prudence Ho
A Delta Flight Was Delayed for 2 Hours Because a Pilot and Flight Attendant Had an Argument
Fortune Magazine • Katie Reilly
Tigerair-Scoot deal may push India-Singapore fares down by 15%
The Economic Times of India • E.T. Bureau
New accounting standards likely to create turbulence for airlines
The Economic Times of India • Anirban Chowdhury
Aldermen say aviation commissioner can't change police rules after United dragging incident
Chicago Tribune • John Byrne
 
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The sorry state of a multimillion-dollar art collection reveals deeper troubles at India's national airline
Los Angeles TimesParth M.N, Shashank Bengali
In the early 1980s, India’s national airline, Air India, commissioned a painting from artist Anjolie Ela Menon to add to a collection of contemporary Indian art that hung in its offices and executive lounges around the world. Menon created “Inside Outside,” a...
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Airline Industry, Auto Industry
European stocks hit by autos inquiry, airlines price war fears
The Economic Times of India
LONDON: European shares dipped on Monday with automakers hitting their lowest level this year after anti-trust regulators opened an investigation, while price war worries hurt airlines. The pan-European STOXX 600 fell 0.2 per cent as gains in heavyweight financials helped offset losses...
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Airline Industry
MH370 mystery: 'Very surprised' if no breakthrough in next 3-4 years, says Malaysia Airlines CEO
CNBC
Advances in scientific research should help to locate missing MH370, which vanished more than three years ago, Malaysia Airlines CEO Peter Bellew says.
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Airline Industry
BRIEF-Wirecard signs agreement with Gulf Air to extend collaboration
Reuters
July 26 () - Wirecard Ag: * Wirecard signs agreement with Gulf Air to extend collaboration * Wirecard ag says has extended its existing collaboration with Gulf Air, national airline of kingdom of Bahrain Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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Airline Industry, NewsCred
Malaysia Air Wants to Use Its Extra Jumbo Jets for Hajj Pilgrimage Tourism
SkiftBloomberg, Chong Pooi Koon, Elffie Chew
Malaysia Airlines Bhd. is in talks with potential investors for new charter flights to carry Muslim travelers on the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a service planned to give a new lease of life to surplus A380 superjumbos at the unprofitable carrier. The carrier...
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Airline Industry, Politics & Policy
HNA, the Curious Company Worrying China and U.S.: QuickTake Q&A
BloombergLaurence Arnold, Prudence Ho
For a company regularly in the news for its frequent and wide-ranging acquisitions, China’s HNA Group Co. remains shrouded in mystery. Chinese and American government officials are seeking more information about the company’s ownership -- though for very different reasons -- and...
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Airline Industry, Economic Policy
A Delta Flight Was Delayed for 2 Hours Because a Pilot and Flight Attendant Had an Argument
Fortune MagazineKatie Reilly
An argument between a pilot and a flight attendant delayed a Delta Air Lines flight departing from New York's LaGuardia Airport on Monday. The airline apologized for the employees' behavior and said it was investigating the incident, according to the Associated Press....
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Airline Industry
Tigerair-Scoot deal may push India-Singapore fares down by 15%
The Economic Times of IndiaE.T. Bureau
NEW DELHI: Indian international fliers can expect fares on the India-Singapore route and beyond to fall by about 15% with the merger of Tigerair and Scoot, both budget carriers owned by Singapore Airlines. Nine months after Scoot and Tigerair announced their intention...
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Airline Industry
New accounting standards likely to create turbulence for airlines
The Economic Times of IndiaAnirban Chowdhury
MUMBAI: India’s aviation industry might be flying into a debt cloud when new accounting standards come into force in 2019. Carriers may see their loans liability soar by more than Rs 50,000 crore, with the latest set of rules calling time on...
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Airline Industry, Education
Aldermen say aviation commissioner can't change police rules after United dragging incident
Chicago TribuneJohn Byrne
Ginger Evans, right, the Chicago Aviation Commissioner, appears before the Chicago City Council's Committee on Aviation on April 13, 2017, in response to the incident where a traveler was dragged from a plane by a security officer. (Terrence Antonio James / )...
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