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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Gulf Airlines Targeted by New Senate Tax Bill
Skift • Bloomberg, David Fickling
Hogg Robinson Thinks It Has a Technology Edge on Its Corporate Travel Competitors
Skift • Patrick Whyte, Skift
Ryanair crew told to sell more perfume and scratchcards or face action
The Guardian • Rob Davies
Frontier Airlines Flight Rerouted Due To Noxious Odor In Cockpit
International Business Times • Andrew N. White
Why Plane Seats Keep Shrinking
WBUR • Npr, Wbur
Ben Gurion Airport looking to add a tent to help with overcrowding
The Times of Israel » Writers » Tamar Pileggi • Sue Surkes
China's Okay Airways orders five Boeing Dreamliners for...
Daily Mail • Afp
China's Okay Airways orders five Boeing Dreamliners for $1.4 bn
France 24 - Live news • France24
Another Voice: Congress should modernize air traffic control
The Business Journals • Roger Niello
IATA Member Airlines Approve Newgen ISS Initiative
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Gulf Airlines Targeted by New Senate Tax Bill
SkiftBloomberg, David Fickling
American airlines’ assault on their Gulf rivals just stepped up a level. The big three U.S. carriers have been on the rampage over the past 12 months, wielding the protectionist and law-and-order instincts of a new administration in Washington to roll back...
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Hogg Robinson Thinks It Has a Technology Edge on Its Corporate Travel Competitors
SkiftPatrick Whyte, Skift
Corporate services company Hogg Robinson Group believes it has edged in front of the competition in the race to exploit the benefits around the airline industry’s new direct booking platform. Since the the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced plans to give...
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Ryanair crew told to sell more perfume and scratchcards or face action
The GuardianRob Davies
Ryanair cabin crew have been told they could face “disciplinary proceedings” and have their working hours forcibly changed unless they sell more perfume and scratchcards. The Irish airline has previously denied pressuring staff to hit specific sales targets, after it emerged they...
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Frontier Airlines Flight Rerouted Due To Noxious Odor In Cockpit
International Business TimesAndrew N. White
A flight headed from Las Vegas to Nashville carrying 178 passengers and six crew members got redirected to Albuquerque, New Mexico, Wednesday after the cockpit crew caught wind of an unusual smell. Frontier Airlines said that Flight 1686 was rerouted from its...
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Why Plane Seats Keep Shrinking
WBURNpr, Wbur
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd talks with Airline Weekly's Seth Kaplan about which airlines are doing this and why. Plus, whether it's still possible to get a cheap ticket home for the holidays.
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Ben Gurion Airport looking to add a tent to help with overcrowding
The Times of Israel » Writers » Tamar PileggiSue Surkes
Rocketing international passenger numbers at Ben Gurion Airport have prompted the Israel Airports Authority to publish a public tender for the construction of a massive, air-conditioned tent to handle extra departures. The structure, to be built on a parking lot next to...
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China's Okay Airways orders five Boeing Dreamliners for...
Daily MailAfp
Boeing and China's first privately owned airline, Okay Airways, have finalised a $1.4-billion order for five Dreamliner jets, the two companies said on Thursday. The purchase of the five 787-9 long-haul aircraft by the Beijing-based airline was signed off in the United...
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China's Okay Airways orders five Boeing Dreamliners for $1.4 bn
France 24 - Live newsFrance24
BEIJING (AFP) - Boeing and China's first privately owned airline, Okay Airways, have finalised a $1.4-billion order for five Dreamliner jets, the two companies said on Thursday. The purchase of the five 787-9 long-haul aircraft by the Beijing-based airline was signed off...
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Another Voice: Congress should modernize air traffic control
The Business JournalsRoger Niello
Roger Niello Airports in the United States rely on an outdated air traffic control system that no longer meets the demands of modern aviation. If you fly, you have felt the impact in time wasted and money lost. But keep in mind,...
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IATA Member Airlines Approve Newgen ISS Initiative
Malaysian Digest RSS FeedDetails Published
KUALA LUMPUR – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced that the Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf), composed of IATA’s member airlines, has adopted resolutions for the full implementation of the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS) initiative. In a...
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