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    1. July 12, 2015

      The not so friendly skies of America

      There are few things more American than Gershwin piping through the speakers as you taxi down the runway. Yet for the...

    2. July 9, 2015

      Prepare for more cyber attacks on US

      Another week, another wave of cyber alarm in America. On Wednesday both the New York Stock Exchange and United Airlines...

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    1. July 8, 2015

      United jets grounded for second time in two months

      United Airlines stopped all flights out of the US for about an hour on Wednesday because of a “computer problem at the...

    2. July 1, 2015

      DoJ launches probe of high airline fares

      US airlines face potential fines and other legal sanctions over keeping fares high, after the justice department...

    3. June 12, 2015

      Oil price poses little risk for aerospace manufacturers

      When Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s big three traditional airlines, held a conference for investors last December, it...

    4. June 9, 2015

      Emirates Airline warns US against dismantling ‘open skies’ deal

      Many foreign airlines could face severe challenges flying to the United Arab Emirates if the US chooses to dismantle...

    5. June 8, 2015

      Qatar CEO: industry must repudiate campaign against Gulf carriers

      The chief executive of Qatar Airways on Monday demanded the industry repudiate a campaign against the Gulf carriers by...

    6. May 3, 2015

      How mayor pleaded to end Bridgegate jams

      In August 2013, David Wildstein, an appointee of New Jersey governor Chris Christie to the Port Authority of New York...

    7. May 1, 2015

      Former Christie ally pleads guilty in bridge scandal

      A former ally of Chris Christie pleaded guilty on Friday to charges related to a politically motivated road closure and...

    8. March 15, 2015

      Emirates Airline considers action against US rivals

      Emirates Airline is considering legal action against US carriers who have accused their rapidly growing Gulf-based...

    9. February 20, 2015

      Emirates attacks Delta chief’s credibility

      Emirates, the ambitious Dubai airline, has questioned whether Delta Air Lines’ chief executive is fit for his position,...

    10. February 8, 2015

      Chris Christie ally flies into ethics storm

      United Airlines’ decision to fly two lightly-used planes a week from Newark to an obscure South Carolina airport has...

    11. December 30, 2014

      US airlines: turning the page

      Chapter 11 . . . Chapter 22 . . . Chapter 33 . . . Has the thick tome of airline bankruptcy finally closed?...

    12. November 21, 2014

      Icahn helps to choose new Hertz chief

      Hertz, the car rental company facing growing questions about its accounting, has appointed a former senior airline...

    13. September 26, 2014

      Fire grounds flights in Chicago

      Passengers using Chicago’s two main airports faced severe disruption on Friday with more than 40 per cent of flights...

    14. August 27, 2014

      Ryanair introduces stripped down business class

      Another day, another blow to the traditional glamour of international flying. In a week when two passengers were thrown...

    15. August 27, 2014

      Airlines fight for the right to recline

      A high-altitude row between two United Airlines passengers on Sunday has brought into focus one of the lesser known...

    16. July 23, 2014

      Delta gains on domestic demand underpin

      Delta Air Lines lifted the US airline sector on Wednesday after it said results were underpinned by strong domestic...

    17. March 4, 2014

      Delta soars above bumpy weather

      Delta Air Lines shares climbed to the highest level since its emergence from bankruptcy protection seven years ago...

    18. February 28, 2014

      United hit by flight cancellation woes

      United Airlines dipped after the airline warned that tens of thousands of flight cancellations due to severe winter...

    19. January 28, 2014

      American Airlines swings to profit after merger

      Profits for the companies that merged last month to form the new American Airlines Group improved nearly fivefold in...

    20. January 23, 2014

      US airlines drop despite profit growth

      US airlines United Continental Holdings and Southwest stumbled on Thursday as earnings season continued its brisk pace...

    21. December 1, 2013

      Japan to take up spat over China air zone with US

      Japanese politicians will take up their anxieties over China’s controversial new air defence zone with US...

    22. November 14, 2013

      Gulf carriers destabilise alliances

      The great and the good of the aviation industry gathered in Doha last month to celebrate an unusual event. With much...

    23. November 8, 2013

      Social media can dent reputations

      When Dave Carroll, a United Airlines passenger, saw his cherished Taylor guitar broken by baggage handlers, he sought...

    24. August 14, 2013

      US airlines are ‘hyper-competitive’, trade group insists

      The airline industry remains “hyper-competitive” and airfares are a bargain, the US industry’s main trade body said a...

    25. August 11, 2013

      Big air alliances rule out move from Heathrow

      The world’s biggest airlines have ruled out moving from Heathrow to another UK airport, bolstering the chances of a...

    26. July 14, 2013

      Airlines pledge to carry on flying Dreamliner jets

      Airlines operating the Boeing Dreamliner vowed to carry on flying on Sunday in spite of the latest mishap, as some...

    27. June 16, 2013

      Airbus and Boeing battle heats up

      The escalating battle between Airbus and Boeing in the lucrative long-haul passenger jet market will be laid bare at...

    28. June 3, 2013

      FedEx grounds aircraft to save costs

      FedEx, the express parcel service, is responding to sluggish economic growth by retiring 10 aircraft immediately and...

    29. May 23, 2013

      EU accepts Star Alliance concessions

      Brussels has accepted concessions from Lufthansa, United Airlines and Air Canada to address potential competition...

    30. May 21, 2013

      Embraer in potential $8bn jet supply deal with SkyWest

      Embraer is to sell up to 200 aircraft to SkyWest, the world’s largest regional airline group, in a deal valued at up to...

    31. April 23, 2013

      Delta cuts capacity to remain in black

      Delta Air Lines, one of the US’s two biggest airlines by revenues, warned of a fall in demand in March and expected...

    32. March 3, 2013

      Wall Street grapples in defence of wrestling

      It is a cause that unites some of Wall Street’s top financiers with the presidents of Russia and Iran – the struggle to...

    33. February 22, 2013

      Boeing tells FAA of plans to fix battery

      Boeing has proposed permanent fixes to the lithium-ion batteries of its grounded flagship Dreamliner, as it struggles...

    34. February 14, 2013

      US Airways and AMR must deliver on merger

      The deal to merge US Airways and AMR, the parent of American Airlines, brings to an end a long, personal struggle by...

    35. January 24, 2013

      United’s $620m loss dents industry rebound

      Falling passenger yields and continuing merger costs pushed United Continental, the world’s largest airline by...

    36. January 17, 2013

      Grounding threatens Boeing’s 787 dream

      It is 34 years since US regulators last grounded a single passenger jet model in the same way they have with Boeing’s...

    37. beyondbrics

      January 17, 2013

      Dreamliner: it's an EM problem, too

      While most of the coverage of the grounded Boeing 787 Dreamliner has focused on Japan and the US, the problem is...

    38. January 17, 2013

      Global regulators ground Dreamliners

      The safety crisis surrounding Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner deepened on Thursday with virtually all of the aircraft grounded...

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