Germanwings crash families could seek damages in the U.S. - lawyer


FRANKFURT - Families of the victims of the Germanwings crash are considering filing a claim for damages in the United States if they cannot reach agreement with parent airline Lufthansa in Germany, a lawyer representing the families said on Sunday.


Japan's ANA Holdings to buy stake in Skymark Airlines 18 Apr 2015

TOKYO - Japan's biggest airline, ANA Holdings Inc , will buy a stake of less than 20 percent in Skymark Airlines Inc as part of a rescue plan for the bankrupt domestic budget carrier, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.


Rolls-Royce wins $9.2 billion order from Emirates for A380 engines 17 Apr 2015

LONDON - Rolls-Royce has won a $9.2 billion (6.12 billion pounds) deal to supply engines for 50 A380 aircraft for Dubai's Emirates airline [EMIRA.UL], the largest order in its history and giving it a boost after a torrid year of profit warnings.

Yemen tribesmen take control of southern oil terminal, airport -local officials 16 Apr 2015

ADEN - Yemeni tribal forces took control of a major southern oil terminal and airport after military forces protecting it withdrew from the site, local officials and residents told Reuters on Thursday.

Emirates picks Rolls-Royce engines for 50 A380 aircraft -sources 16 Apr 2015

PARIS/LONDON - Dubai's Emirates airline [EMIRA.UL] has selected British engine-maker Rolls-Royce to supply engines for 50 of the 140 A380 aircraft it has on order with Airbus , two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.


IAG's British Airways quits European trade body over policy differences 16 Apr 2015

LONDON - International Airlines Group (IAG) said its subsidiaries British Airways and Iberia had quit a European airline trade group after disagreeing with the policy of other members towards competition in the skies.


Search area for Flight MH370 to double if plane not found 16 Apr 2015

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR - Government ministers from Australia, China and Malaysia on Thursday said they would double the search area for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 if wreckage is not found in the current target area.


Insight - The jumbo jet faces a make or break year at Boeing, Airbus 16 Apr 2015

Seattle/Paris - The jumbo jet, for many years the workhorse of modern air travel, could be close to running out of runway.


Insight - Union spends big on low-wage campaign, endgame unclear 15 Apr 2015

- Tens of millions of dollars and counting. That's how much the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has spent so far on a three-year campaign to improve the plight of low-wage retail and fast-food workers, an analysis of public filings shows.


Strong dollar offsets airlines' cheap fuel benefit - IATA 14 Apr 2015

- The stronger U.S. dollar has offset "quite a lot of the benefit" of lower oil prices for airlines that are not earning much in that currency, International Air Transport Association Director General Tony Tyler told reporters on Tuesday.