Passenger Aviation Find the latest news from the passenger aviation industry. This category contains releases regarding new routes and fare structures, customer incentives and loyalty programs, and the addition of new aircraft to existing fleets. Learn about special offers and charity initiatives, and get the latest safety and security information. Also included are releases pertaining to financial performance, market growth and corporate structure such as operating statistics, traffic figures, fiscal reports, fleet purchases and sales, market research results, industry conferences and awards, and new partnerships.

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May 16, 2016, 18:53 ET Atlanta Summer Reading Programme Takes Off With Qatar Airways

 Today, 500 students each received their first book for the summer, courtesy of Qatar Airways and Atlanta Public Schools (APS), to kick-start...


May 16, 2016, 18:39 ET Boeing, China Airlines Celebrate Delivery of World's First Co-Branded 777

 Boeing [NYSE:BA] and China Airlines today celebrated the delivery of the world's first co-branded 777 during a ceremony in Everett, marking...


May 16, 2016, 16:45 ET Regulatory Approval Process Continuing for Alaska Air Group and Virgin America

Alaska Air Group, Inc. (NYSE: ALK), parent company of Alaska Airlines, and Virgin America Inc. (NASDAQ: VA) today announced that each carrier has...


May 16, 2016, 15:55 ET United Airlines-University of New Haven Safety Project Wins National Award

A project that partnered University of New Haven student interns and United Airlines was awarded the National Safety Council's 2016 Green Cross for...


May 16, 2016, 14:00 ET Alaska Air Group Announces Promotions of Two Senior Leaders

 Alaska Air Group, Inc. today announced the promotion of two senior leaders. Ben Minicucci was appointed president and chief operating officer...


May 13, 2016, 14:45 ET Hawaiian Airlines Awarded Haneda-Kona Route

 The U.S. Department of Transportation this morning approved Hawaiian Airlines' application to serve Honolulu and Kona from Haneda airport in...


May 13, 2016, 13:16 ET NJASAP joins aviation peers in call to deny Norwegian Air International

With middle-class American jobs on the line and the integrity of their proud profession at risk, the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots...


May 13, 2016, 13:00 ET Southwest Pilots Join Other Labor Unions to Picket at White House in Protest of NAI Permit

Pilots from the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) joined with Labor from across the country to stage...


May 13, 2016, 08:30 ET GOL Exchange Offer provides Significant Premium to bondholders

 GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: CC, Fitch: C and Moody's: Caa3), the largest...


May 13, 2016, 07:30 ET Decrease of 21.9% in the number of seats and departures in April

 GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. (BM&FBOVESPA: GOLL4 and NYSE: GOL), (S&P: CC, Fitch: C and Moody's: Caa3) the largest...


May 12, 2016, 16:27 ET Flight Research announces its newest training program "The Flight Attendant/Crew URRT Program" or (FA URRT)

 Bill Korner, Chairman and CEO of Flight Research states that "'Loss of Control In-Flight' is the leading cause of aviation accidents today."...


May 12, 2016, 11:45 ET Airport Security: Majority of Americans are "Satisfied," But New Data Shows a Drop

 Today, Travel Leaders Group released its latest survey findings on American travelers' satisfaction with airport security. As the number of...


May 12, 2016, 08:53 ET Cifras de tráfico de Fraport - Abril de 2016

- Cifras de tráfico de Fraport - Abril de 2016: Los volúmenes de carga ven un crecimiento fuerte al tiempo que las cifras de...


May 12, 2016, 04:39 ET Rapport de trafic de Fraport - avril 2016 : le volume de marchandises enregistre une forte croissance, tandis que le trafic de passagers est en baisse

Le volume de marchandises augmente pour la première fois au cours de l'exercice en cours - le trafic de passagers est affecté par des...


May 12, 2016, 01:00 ET Fraport Traffic Figures - April 2016: Cargo Volumes See Strong Growth, while Passenger Numbers Decline

Cargo Throughput Grows for the First Time in the Current Business Year - Passenger Traffic Impacted by Special Effects  FRA/gk-rap - With...


May 11, 2016, 18:36 ET Southwest Airlines Pilots File Suit Against the City of Chicago for Squelching Free Speech

The union representing the pilots of Southwest Airlines on Tuesday filed papers in the Eastern Division of the U.S. District Court for the Northern...


May 11, 2016, 13:44 ET Airport Full Body Scanner Market to Grow 8.40% by 2021 - Privacy Concerns Regarding Revealing Images Limiting Growth - Research and Markets

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Airport Full Body Scanner Market - Global Forecast to 2021" report to their offering....


May 11, 2016, 13:36 ET Private Jet Company Expands Chicago Service In Response To TSA Lines & Complaints At O'Hare

 JetSmarter, the fastest growing private jet company in the world, announced today expanded Chicago service following outrage surrounding...


May 11, 2016, 13:00 ET Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines Co. Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast presentation of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders. A link to the...


May 11, 2016, 10:30 ET Aircraft Lighting Market Worth 2.55 Billion USD by 2021

The report "Aircraft Lighting Market by Fit (Linefit, Retrofit), Aircraft Type (NBA, WBA, VLA and RTA), Light Type (Interior Light, Exterior...


May 11, 2016, 10:00 ET Gogo and SKY Perfect JSAT Partnership for increased satellite connectivity over Japan

 Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the global leader in providing broadband connectivity solutions and wireless entertainment to the aviation industry, and...


May 11, 2016, 09:50 ET Fly Bag Free Into Central London With Gatwick Express in Partnership With AirPortr

Portr, the London based travel-tech start up have just announced that AirPortr, their same day luggage delivery service, has partnered with...


May 11, 2016, 09:00 ET J.D. Power Study Ranks Alaska Airlines Highest in Traditional Carrier Satisfaction for Ninth Straight Year; Alaska Airlines Improves Score by 32 Points Over Last Year

Alaska Airlines ranked highest in airline customer satisfaction among traditional carriers for the ninth consecutive year in the J.D. Power 2016...


May 11, 2016, 09:00 ET 112 airports go purple for Delta Day of Hope to cancel cancer

 This year 14 million cancer survivors are celebrating birthdays. While survival rates have drastically improved, Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL)...