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The Baltimore Sun
Air France, Virgin among airlines avoiding Iraqi airspace
Major airlines are taking differing stances to flying over Iraq, reflecting the piecemeal approach airlines currently take to flying over conflict zones and ahead of an international meeting of industry representatives to discuss the issue.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
UPDATE 1-Ryanair lifts profit guidance after first quarter surge
Ryanair boosted its annual profit guidance on Monday as rivals cuts theirs after the Irish airline booked a better-than-expected first quarter in which net income rose 152 percent from a year earlier.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Delta to add second Europe route from Salt Lake City
Delta Air Lines will add a second trans-Atlantic route from its Salt Lake City hub next spring, adding nonstop service to Amsterdam.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Air France Q2 Profits Triple Under Cost-Cutting Plan
Air France-KLM Group said second-quarter operating profit tripled as it benefited from cost cuts, and announced another five-year plan to drive down expenses as it grapples with slowing demand and overcapacity.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Air France to avoid Mali crash site as 'precaution'
Air France-KLM is to avoid flying over the site in northern Mali of the crashed Air Algerie airline as a "precautionary measure", a spokesman for the French group said on Friday.
Air France to avoid Mali crash site as "precaution"
PARIS: Air France-KLM is to avoid flying over the site in northern Mali of the crashed Air Algerie airline as a "precautionary measure", a spokesman for the French group said on Friday.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Air France-KLM to extend successful cost-cutting
Franco-Dutch airline group Air France-KLM will continue to cut costs after it managed to trim losses in the second quarter, it said Friday.
The Washington Post
Air France Earnings Gain as Airline Plans to Deepen Cost Cuts
Air France-KLM Group said second- quarter operating profit tripled as it benefited from cost cuts, and announced another five-year plan to drive down expenses as it grapples with slowing demand and overcapacity.
Air France-KLM margins rise in Q2, to unveil 2015-2020 plan
Air France-KLM posted a sharp increase in gross operating margins for the second quarter and said it would soon announce a new "Perform 2020" plan for 2015-2020 aimed at regaining market share from low-cost rivals in Europe.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Delta Says Not to Fear International Unit Revenue Declines
On Wednesday, executives emphasized that the carrier's international operations remain strong.
British Airways continues Israel flights despite rocket landing near Ben Gurion Airport
British Airways continues to fly to Israel despite European and US airlines including easyJet cancelling flights after rocket lands near Ben Gurion International Airport US operators including Delta, United Airlines and US Airways among those told to suspend services to Israel by US Federal Aviation Administration British budget airline easyJet has ... (more)
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Airlines divert from Ukrainian airspace after Malaysia Airlines crash
World airlines are being instructed to avoid Ukrainian airspace after the crash of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine on the border with Russia.
Nose up for aviation sector, bosses too
Orders nudge $100bn at the Farnborough Air Show and a new survey shows aviation chiefs are upbeat on growth prospects.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Etihad pushes to agree Alitalia deal this month: CEO
Etihad Airways chief James Hogan said on Wednesday he aimed to complete negotiations on buying 49 percent of Alitalia by the end of the month but stressed the company had to be "right-sized" first.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Ryanair sticks to profit forecasts
Ryanair has no plans to cut its profit forecast for the current financial year despite warnings by rivals Air France-KLM and Lufthansa, Chief Executive Michael O'Leary said today.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
The Motley Fool
Why Does Etihad Airways Want to Save Italy's Flag Carrying Airline?
Italy's flag carrying airline, Alitalia, has been in financial trouble for years.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Wizz Air issues Air France-KLM statement
Wizz Air has been prompted to issue a formal denial following reports from Holland that it was subject to a takeover bid by Air France KLM, travelweekly.co.uk informs.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Washington Post
American Spurs Airline Gains After Raising Margin Forecast
American Airlines Group Inc. rose after saying second-quarter pretax margins probably exceeded its forecast, spurring gains among U.S. carriers.
Stocks for airlines rise on passenger traffic
American, the world's largest airline after merging with US Airways, said its second-quarter pretax margin would exceed its earlier forecast.
NFC Takes Flight With Air France at Toulouse Blagnac Airport
French Airline Air France KLM has launched a six-month pilot at Toulouse Blagnac Airport enabling participating frequent flyers to employ Near Field Communication technology built into their mobile phones, and NFC readers installed around the airport to move quickly through security, into a lounge and onto their planes destined for Paris.