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Boeing 777X delays may affect Emirates fleet plans - Clark

18 Oct 2019

LONDON Delivery delays to Boeing's 777X jetliner are holding back Emirates' growth and could partially affect the Gulf carrier's broader fleet requirements, airline President Tim Clark said on Thursday.

Airline bankruptcies surge, leaving rivals vying for planes

04 Oct 2019

PARIS Airline bankruptcies have increased this year at the fastest ever rate, led by the collapse of India's Jet Airways , British travel group Thomas Cook and Avianca of Brazil, according to industry data published on Friday.

Ryanair can bide its time for better plane deals, says O'Leary

01 Oct 2019

LONDON Ryanair can wait out price rises sought by planemakers since the global grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX, the Irish airline's boss said on Tuesday. | Video

Air France-KLM CEO sees upside to French airline bankruptcies

27 Sep 2019

TOULOUSE, France Air France-KLM boss Ben Smith on Friday defended his decision not to fly to the aid of two collapsed French airlines, and said market consolidation through bankruptcies would eventually benefit the country's aviation industry and jobs.

Air France-KLM CEO sees upside for French aviation in airline bankruptcies

27 Sep 2019

TOULOUSE, France, Sept 27 Air France-KLM boss Ben Smith on Friday defended his decision not to fly to the aid of two collapsed French airlines, and said market consolidation would eventually benefit the country's aviation industry and jobs.

British Airways owner says pilot strikes to hit profit

26 Sep 2019

British Airways parent IAG warned on Thursday that full-year profit will be hit by a pilots' strike at the UK carrier and weaker sales by budget stablemates Vueling and Level. | Video

Strains that sank Thomas Cook weigh on European airlines

23 Sep 2019

PARIS The collapse of travel group Thomas Cook and a trio of subsidiary airlines, leaving 600,000 holidaymakers stranded, is unlikely to be the last failure among Europe's struggling second-tier carriers.

Strains that sank Thomas Cook weigh on European airlines

23 Sep 2019

PARIS The collapse of travel group Thomas Cook and a trio of subsidiary airlines, leaving 600,000 holidaymakers stranded, is unlikely to be the last failure among Europe's struggling second-tier carriers.

Air France and easyJet drop Aigle Azur bids as liquidation looms

19 Sep 2019

PARIS Air France-KLM and easyJet withdrew competing offers for Aigle Azur on Thursday after missing an overnight court deadline to improve their bids to acquire part of the collapsed budget airline's operations and staff.

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