Virgin Australia follows Qantas into the red

Carrier forgoes forecasts as full-year loss quadruples to A$356m

Germanwings pilots set to to go on strike

Lufthansa’s low-cost airline cancels 116 flights on Friday

Malaysia Airlines cleared for revamp

Group’s losses widen as it struggles to cope with twin tragedies

Qantas posts record $2.6bn loss

Australia’s ‘Flying Kangaroo’ says worst is behind it

Ryanair faces test with Business Plus

Convincing fliers to pay more for a few perks may prove difficult

Ryanair introduces basic business class

Move continues policy to soften cold-hearted image

Airlines fight for the right to recline

Passenger row highlights the problems thrown up by aircraft economy measures

Orbitz: travel sick

Online travel agent has had disputes with airlines before, but this one is scarier

Ryanair launches ‘business class’ service

Low-cost carrier targets corporate travel market

American pulls Orbitz fares in fee row

The airline has halted sales, with US Airways to follow suit

First class downgraded in China’s austerity era

Luxury cabin renamed business class to win back government officials

China buys 82 Boeing jets for $8.8bn

Half of aircraft for booming Asian air travel market

Lufthansa faces fresh strike threat

Airline keen to negotiate with pilots’ union

Environmental groups build runway case

Pollution concerns to play large role in decision

Chinese pilots told to ditch accents

Bid to put an end to cockpit misunderstandings

Ryanair pursues Cyprus Airways takeover

Irish airline is one of 20 interested in the lossmaking carrier

AirAsia has ‘no interest’ in Skymark

Chief executive calls reports of bid for Japanese carrier ‘rubbish’

Digital revamp is just the ticket

Big airlines must fly beyond legacy GDS technology

AirAsia weighs bid for struggling Skymark

Monarch cuts 1,000 jobs in low-cost focus

Charter flights dropped in favour of short-haul scheduled flying


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