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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American Airlines CEO says airlines, airports 'not going to agree' on higher ticket fees
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The Boeing 747 Came In With A Bang And Now It Will Go Out With One
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What Flight Attendants Wish They Could Tell Passengers
TIME Magazine • Business Insider, Rachel Gillett
KBRA Comments on Air Berlin Insolvency Filing
BusinessWire
India needs Rs 3-4 lakh crore investment in aviation: Jayant Sinha
The Economic Times of India • Ians
CEO says American Airlines will 'absolutely, positively' match discount fares at hubs
Dallas Morning News • Wire Services
United opened a secret, invite-only restaurant hidden in Newark Airport — here's what it's like
Business Insider • Benjamin Zhang, Emma Fierberg
American Will Absolutely Match Cheap Fares at Hubs, CEO Says
Bloomberg • Mary Schlangenstein
The end of air turbulence? Boeing laser technology could solve age-old bumpy flights problem
International Business Times • James Billington
Neste collaborates with Genève Aéroport to offer renewable jet fuel; targeting 1% of annual fuel use from Geneva International
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American Airlines CEO says airlines, airports 'not going to agree' on higher ticket fees
Dallas Morning NewsConor Shine
Airlines and airports are split over whether to raise passenger fees to fund airport improvements, a divide that American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said Tuesday he doesn't see going away. "It's something we're just not going to agree on," Parker said at...
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Airline Industry
The Boeing 747 Came In With A Bang And Now It Will Go Out With One
ForbesContributor, Ted Reed
U.S. Airlines are vying for attention as the Boeing 747 leaves their fleets, just as they did when it entered their fleets in 1970. And the world’s aviation geeks are watching closely. United announced Monday that its final Boeing 747 flight will...
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What Flight Attendants Wish They Could Tell Passengers
TIME MagazineBusiness Insider, Rachel Gillett
Whether it's to keep their jobs or to maintain the peace, there are some things that airline workers just can't tell travelers. But sharing some of these things, while perhaps controversial, could be to their, your, and other passengers' benefit, if only...
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Airline Industry, Financial Regulatory Bodies
KBRA Comments on Air Berlin Insolvency Filing
BusinessWire
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On August 15, 2017, Air Berlin, Germany’s second-largest airline, filed to commence insolvency proceedings under self-administration at the local District Court (Amtsgericht) of Berlin-Charlottenburg. The filing comes after one of Air Berlin’s key shareholders, Etihad Airways, indicated that it would...
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India needs Rs 3-4 lakh crore investment in aviation: Jayant Sinha
The Economic Times of IndiaIans
NEW DELHI: India would need Rs 3-4 lakh crore investment in aviation infrastructure in the next 10-15 years to reach 50 crore passenger trips, like China and the US, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Tuesday. "We will...
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CEO says American Airlines will 'absolutely, positively' match discount fares at hubs
Dallas Morning NewsWire Services
American Airlines Group Inc., the world's largest carrier, will "absolutely, positively" match discount fares at its major airport hubs, Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker said. "There is no bigger pricing advantage you can give someone in our business than a fare advantage,"...
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United opened a secret, invite-only restaurant hidden in Newark Airport — here's what it's like
Business InsiderBenjamin Zhang, Emma Fierberg
Error loading player: No playable sources found In late August, United Airlines opened Classified, the hottest restaurant to hit the airport dining scene in recent memory. But apart from those dedicated to restaurants and airport dining, few know of its existence and...
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American Will Absolutely Match Cheap Fares at Hubs, CEO Says
BloombergMary Schlangenstein
Parker says he’ll ‘absolutely, positively’ battle discounters Industry stock index reverses early gains after CEO’s comments American Airlines Group Inc. will “absolutely, positively” match discount fares from low-cost rivals, Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker said, signaling no end in sight for a...
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The end of air turbulence? Boeing laser technology could solve age-old bumpy flights problem
International Business TimesJames Billington
No compatible source was found for this media. For air travel passengers turbulence is one of the biggest problems. It can strike fear into nervous fliers, cause nausea in others or in extreme cases be responsible for injury and damage to cabins....
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Neste collaborates with Genève Aéroport to offer renewable jet fuel; targeting 1% of annual fuel use from Geneva International
Green Car CongressMmillikin
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