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Possible debris from Malaysia Airlines MH370 arrives in Australia

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March 21, 2016 Debris found earlier this month off the southeast African coast which some believe could be from a missing Malaysia Airlines flight has arrived in Australia for testing, officials said on Monday, two years after the plane disappeared. Read More

India Looks To Smaller Planes In Regional Push

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March 18, 2016 Indian carriers are in talks with ATR, Bombardier and Embraer to buy smaller planes to fly to the country’s second and third tier cities ahead of a government drive to get more of the country connected by air. Read More

Fastjet Seeks Legal Advice On Letter Release

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March 18, 2016 African budget airline Fastjet is taking legal advice after shareholder easyGroup made public a letter it sent Fastjet regarding their contractual relationship. Read More

Lufthansa Reins In Profit Expectations

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March 17, 2016 Lufthansa has forecast only slightly higher profits in 2016, despite lower fuel prices, warning of cut-price competition and falling average fares as it ramps up its Eurowings budget business. Read More

AirAsia India Announces New CEO

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March 17, 2016 AirAsia India has appointed a new chief executive as part of a management shake-up, as the carrier seeks to boost its market share and turn a profit in a fiercely competitive market. Read More  

17 Airlines, Airports Recognized at Gala Awards Dinner

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March 16, 2016 Air Cargo World presented 17 Air Cargo Excellence Awards at a gala dinner held Monday night. The awards are based on the Air Cargo Excellence Survey, which was established in 2005 by Air Cargo World. Awards are presented annually to the airlines and airports achieving the highest scores in the survey based […]

US Airlines Submit Responses On Cuba Flight Applications

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March 16, 2016 US airlines hoping to get permission to operate the limited number of scheduled flights available to Cuba have submitted regulatory papers in response to rivals’ applications laying out their arguments for consumer travel to the Caribbean island. Read More

Iberia Preparing New Job Cuts

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March 14, 2016 Iberia is preparing new job cuts to reduce costs after completing the current round of redundancies, its chairman Luis Gallego said. Read More

Fastjet CEO To Step Down This Week

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March 14, 2016 African budget airline Fastjet said chief executive Ed Winter will step down on March 18, after its second-largest shareholder called for his dismissal. Read More

France Urges Tougher Pilot Checks After Germanwings Crash

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March 14, 2016 French investigators have recommended tougher medical checks for pilots after uncovering fresh evidence of unreported concerns over the mental state of Germanwings pilot Andreas Lubitz who crashed his jet into the Alps last year, killing all 150 people on board. Read More