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Computer outages strike US airlines about once a month

The U.S. airline industry suffers about one technology outage per month, most of them serious enough to disrupt flights......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 12th, 2019

Spirit"s new strategy: Be a less terrible airline

When low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines begins new service from Hollywood Burbank Airport to Las Vegas later this month, passengers may be surprised .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 14th, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines carried more than one million passengers last month

Hawaiian Airlines saw a slight decrease (0.4%) in the number of passengers last month compared to May 2018, according to monthly traffic statistics from parent company Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., but still carried more than one million passengers. The num.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 7th, 2019

Boeing falls to a nearly 5-month low after disclosing potentially faulty parts on 737 jets

Boeing shares fell to the lowest level since January after it warned that some parts on board some of its 737 planes could be faulty. The FAA plans to order airlines whose aircraft are affected to remove and replace the parts in question......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 3rd, 2019

Trade gloom, rising oil, Boeing 737 MAX woes to cloud aviation summit

Global airlines are meeting under a storm pattern of trade tensions, rising oil prices and a two-month-old grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jetliner - threatening to put a halt to five years of strong profits in the cut-throat air travel industry......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 30th, 2019

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million

Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than 370,000 passengers cost 650 million kronor ($68 million)......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 28th, 2019

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights into August

United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, through Aug. 3, as the jetliner remains grounded following two fatal crashes......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2019

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

United Airlines is canceling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 24th, 2019

United Airlines extends cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights through August 3

United Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights, now through Aug. 3, leading to about 40 or 45 daily canceled flights......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2019

United Airlines says it is canceling Boeing 737 MAX flights through Aug. 3

United Airlines said on Friday it is extending its Boeing Co 737 MAX cancellations by a month, now through Aug. 3, leading to about 40 or 45 daily canceled flights......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 24th, 2019

United Airlines hoping for another hit with new LGBTQ Pride T-shirt

The Chicago-based carrier is celebrating Pride Month (and inclusive spirit) with a new tee and other special offers......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Boeing Shares Spike On Report "Bird Strikes" Involved In Ethiopian Airlines Crash

Boeing shares are spiking, lifting the Dow, after the Wall Street Journal reported that US aviation authorities now believe a 'bird strike' may have triggered the sequence of events that led to the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. Four .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 21st, 2019

Buyout firm Onex to acquire Canada"s WestJet for $2.6 billion in cash

Canada's second-biggest carrier WestJet Airlines Ltd on Monday accepted a C$3.53 billion ($2.63 billion) cash buyout offer from private equity fund Onex Corp, ending a two-month long strategic review......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 13th, 2019

Canada"s WestJet to be taken private in C$3.5 billion cash deal

Canada's second biggest carrier WestJet Airlines Ltd on Monday accepted a C$3.53 billion ($2.63 billion) buyout offer from private equity fund Onex Corp, ending a two-month long strategic review......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 13th, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines sees slight decrease in April passenger numbers

Hawaiian Airlines saw a slight decrease in the number of passengers last month compared to April 2018, according to monthly traffic statistics from parent company Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. The airlines carried more than 947,400 passengers in April, dow.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 8th, 2019

Scandinavian Airlines and pilots reach deal to end strike

Scandinavian Airlines and its pilots have reached a three-year collective bargaining agreement that put an end to a six-day strike that grounded more than 4,000 flights and affected hundreds of thousands of passengers......»»

Category: worldSource: nytMay 3rd, 2019

SAS cancels more flights as parties in pilot strike meet for talks

Scandinavian airlines SAS said it would cancel more flights on Thursday as parties involved in a pilot strike held talks on Wednesday to try to resolve a six-day dispute that has left hundreds of thousands of passengers stranded......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Striking SAS unions, management to meet for mediation in Oslo: report

The parties involved in the pilot strike at Scandinavian airlines SAS will meet at the office of the Norwegian state mediator on Wednesday as the protest entered its sixth day, Norwegian news agency NTB reported......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 1st, 2019

Scandinavian Airlines strike in 4th day, affecting thousands

A strike among pilots at Scandinavian Airlines has entered its fourth day with the carrier being forced to cancel 1,213 flights Monday and Tuesday, affecting some 110,000 passengers......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 29th, 2019

SAS pilots continue strike, hundreds more flights canceled

Nearly 600 flights have been canceled and thousands of passengers stranded on the third day of a pilots strike at Scandinavian Airlines that the carrier estimates has affected some 170,000 passengers over the weekend......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsApr 28th, 2019

72,000 Passengers Stranded After Scandinavian Airlines Pilot Strike

(COPENHAGEN, Denmark) — Pilots for Scandinavian Airlines on Friday launched an open-ended strike following the collapse of pay negotiations, forcing the company to cancel virtually all its flights — 673 of t.....»»

Category: topSource: timeApr 26th, 2019