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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Eurowings wins union backing to speed up hiring amid Air Berlin turbulence
Reuters
3 great last-minute travel deals
The Week • The Week Staff
Unless Ryanair treats pilots like me better, this crisis will be a long haul | James Atkinson
The Guardian • James Atkinson
Southwest Airlines Ousts JetBlue In Engagement
MediaPost • Tanya Gazdik
US airlines 'very concerned' over aviation regulations post-Brexit
The Guardian • Lisa O'Carroll Brexit Correspondent
Flights, Trains in Disarray as Rain Disrupts India's Finance Hub
Bloomberg • Anurag Kotoky
American Airlines Plans to Keep Prices Low on Competitive Routes
Skift • Bloomberg, Mary Schlangenstein
Heavy rains hit airport operations, many flights affected in Mumbai
The Economic Times of India • Anirban Chowdhury
New Zealand jet fuel 'debacle' disrupts election campaign and chokes off exports
The Guardian • Eleanor Ainge Roy
Some airlines allow Mexico City travelers to change tickets without paying fees
Los Angeles Times • Mary Forgione
 
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Eurowings wins union backing to speed up hiring amid Air Berlin turbulence
Reuters
BERLIN (Reuters) - Lufthansa budget unit Eurowings has agreed a deal with the Verdi union that will allow it to hire new cabin crew at short notice from rivals such as bankrupt Air Berlin .
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3 great last-minute travel deals
The WeekThe Week Staff
It's never too late to get a great travel deal! Here are three of the best last-minute travel deals we found on the internet this week: 1. Crystal Cruises perks (Greg Wood/AFP/Getty Images) Through Sept. 30, travelers who book select voyages with...
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Unless Ryanair treats pilots like me better, this crisis will be a long haul | James Atkinson
The GuardianJames Atkinson
Ryanair has cancelled many hundreds of flights over the past two weeks, and that number will soon run into the thousands. The airline has scrambled explain the cancellations, and these explanations grow more colourful each day. A new regulation on pilot flight...
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Southwest Airlines Ousts JetBlue In Engagement
MediaPostTanya Gazdik
Southwest Airlines, which was previously ranked fourth, has ousted JetBlue as the number one airline brand on TotalSocial and pushed JetBlue down to fourth place, according to Engagement Labs. Southwest Airlines increased its TotalSocial performance due to its strength in offline and...
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US airlines 'very concerned' over aviation regulations post-Brexit
The GuardianLisa O'Carroll Brexit Correspondent
US airlines have told the UK to move faster to ensure passenger and cargo flights to Heathrow, Stansted and other airports will continue without disruption after Britain leaves the EU. The aviation trade body Airlines for America, whose members include United, American...
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Airline Industry, Green Transportation
Flights, Trains in Disarray as Rain Disrupts India's Finance Hub
BloombergAnurag Kotoky
Airlines cancel flights while suburban trains are late More showers predicted for Wednesday as schools remain shut Many flights were canceled and trains were running late in Mumbai, India’s financial hub, on Wednesday, as rains disrupted normal life for the second time...
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Airline Industry, Economic Policy
American Airlines Plans to Keep Prices Low on Competitive Routes
SkiftBloomberg, Mary Schlangenstein
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 price war that has knocked down industry shares this summer. “We price our product to match...
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Airline Industry, Green Transportation
Heavy rains hit airport operations, many flights affected in Mumbai
The Economic Times of IndiaAnirban Chowdhury
MUMBAI: Mumbai airport's main runway will be closed till at least 2 pm today, said the Airport Authority of India, as low fare carrier SpiceJetBSE -1.34 %'s aircraft which was stuck in the mud last night, hasn't been towed away yet. The...
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New Zealand jet fuel 'debacle' disrupts election campaign and chokes off exports
The GuardianEleanor Ainge Roy
New Zealand’s jet fuel crisis is worsening by the day with airlines restricting ticket sales, politicians limiting travel to essential flights only on some routes in the final days of the election campaign and all but the most critical exports halted. Rationing...
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Some airlines allow Mexico City travelers to change tickets without paying fees
Los Angeles TimesMary Forgione
Some airlines are allowing Mexico City travelers to change their tickets without paying fees after a deadly and powerful earthquake measuring 7.1 rocked central Mexico on Tuesday. More than 100 people died when homes and businesses collapsed across hundreds of miles, according...
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