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Airlines Updates

Tigerair's on-time performance the worst among top Australian airlines

February 25th 2018 4:52AM
After lobbying by the consumer group, an interactive dashboard showing airlines' performances from individual airports and for specific routes is now available at bitre.gov.au/statistics/aviation/otphome.aspx. Nationwide, the on-time performance of all airlines slipped below the long-term average, while ...

China Southern Airlines flight delayed for 3 hours after power bank catches fire

February 25th 2018 2:48AM
GUANGZHOU: Passengers on a China Southern Airlines flight from Guangzhou to Shanghai on Sunday (Feb 25) had to disembark when a power bank caught fire in the overhead compartment. China Southern Airlines said in a statement on Chinese microblogging site Weibo that passengers were ...

UDAN scheme: Govt expects Rs300 crore annually from levy on airlines

February 25th 2018 12:45AM
New Delhi: The government expects to collect around Rs300 crore annually from the levy on airlines flying on major routes towards the regional connectivity scheme, a senior official said. To partly raise money for viability gap funding requirement under the UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) regional ...

Airlines fix notice period, we only lay down norms: DGCA to HC

February 24th 2018 11:26PM
The aviation regulator told the court that the CARs (or rules) on the notice period were issued after airlines approached it expressing concern over ... for violation of the CARs on notice period, and instead the airlines decide (on cancellation) according to the contract they have with the pilot concerned.

After Florida School Shooting, Delta, United Airlines Become Latest Companies To Cut US Gun ...

February 24th 2018 10:52PM
After Florida School Shooting, Delta, United Airlines Become Latest Companies To Cut US Gun Lobby Ties ... New York: Delta Air Lines and United Airlines on Saturday became the latest major corporations to sever marketing ties with the National Rifle Association as the fallout from last week's ...

Major airlines latest companies to sever ties with NRA

February 24th 2018 5:26PM
Delta Airlines and United Airlines are the most recent companies to sever ties with the National Rifle Association over the Florida shooting. A series of American companies who previously offered discounts to NRA members have cut ties with the association and asked that their company information is ...

Emotional support dog bites girl on Southwest Airlines flight

February 24th 2018 4:41PM
An emotional support dog bit a young girl on a Southwest Airlines flight Wednesday. The girl reportedly approached the animal after its owner asked her to keep away, southwest spokeswoman Melissa Ford said. The dog's teeth “scraped” the girl's forehead in the encounter. The airline is reviewing its ...

Delta and United Airlines join gun-industry boycott after shooting

February 24th 2018 4:18PM
The National Rifle Association says companies that are severing ties with the gun rights group and its members are wrongly punishing them for a shooting at a Florida high school that claimed 17 lives. In a statement, NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker said the group's five million members have long ...

UPDATE 1-Delta, United Airlines become latest companies to cut NRA ties

February 24th 2018 4:18PM
NEW YORK, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Delta Air Lines and United Airlines on Saturday became the latest major corporations to sever marketing ties with the National Rifle Association as the fallout from last week's massacre at a Florida high school took its toll on the gun advocacy group. The exodus of ...

Delta and United Airlines Are Severing Ties With NRA After the Call to Boycott

February 24th 2018 4:07PM
Many companies have cut ties with the National Rifle Association after the mass shooting in Parkland, FL that left 17 dead and 14 injured. The cry for a boycott comes days after NRA leaders went on the offensive, and attacked the media and Democrats over their stance on gun control. The latest ...

Florida shooting: United Airlines and Delta Air Lines cut ties with NRA amid fallout

February 24th 2018 2:55PM
Two major US airlines have cut ties with the NRA amid the fallout from last week's massacre at a Florida high school. United and Delta airlines joined a growing list of companies to reject the gun advocacy group after it hit out against a student-led campaign for tighter US gun laws. In tweets on Saturday, ...

Major US airlines the latest to drop NRA after school shooting

February 24th 2018 2:48PM
The latest companies to end their ties with the NRA were Delta and United Airlines, the first and third largest US-based airline companies by revenue, respectively. Both Delta and United said Saturday they will no longer offer discounted fares to NRA members to attend their annual meetings, and both ...

Delta and United airlines sever ties with NRA

February 24th 2018 2:15PM
Some big corporations are ending long-term relationships with the National Rifle Association following pleas and demands made by teens across the country in light of the Feb. 14 shooting in Florida that killed 17 people. On Saturday morning, Delta announced via Twitter it will be ending its partnership ...

As Southwest Airlines Enters Hawaii, Alaska Airlines May Be the Biggest Loser

February 24th 2018 2:03PM
A decade ago, Alaska Airlines had just begun flying to Hawaii from its core hubs in Seattle and Anchorage. However, the twin bankruptcies of Aloha Airlines and ATA Airlines within the span of a week in early 2008 created a massive void in the California-Hawaii air travel market, particularly outside of ...

Delta, United Airlines become latest companies to cut National Rifle Association ties

February 24th 2018 2:03PM
NEW YORK (REUTERS) - Delta Air Lines and United Airlines on Saturday (Feb 24) became the latest major corporations to sever marketing ties with the National Rifle Association as the fallout from last week's massacre at a Florida high school took its toll on the gun advocacy group. The exodus of ...

Delta and United airlines join firms cutting NRA ties after Florida shooting

February 24th 2018 1:41PM
The airlines join more than a dozen businesses, including the car hire brands Hertz, Budget and Avis, the hotel chains Best Western and Wyndham Hotels and the software firms Symantec and Norton, that have ended various loyalty and discount schemes for the NRA's 5 million-strong membership.

Delta, United Airlines become latest companies to cut NRA ties

February 24th 2018 1:30PM
FILE PHOTO: A Delta airlines flight arrives in Salt Lake City, Utah, U.S., January 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake. The issue of gun control, and the NRA's role in opposing it, became the focus of renewed national debate after a former student killed 17 people on Feb. 14 at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...

Saudi Arabian Airlines is official carrier of 1st Riyadh International Marathon

February 24th 2018 1:18PM
Also, at the race on Saturday, the airline showcased its latest healthy meal options, and provided over 2,400 meal boxes as part of its new campaign — “How to travel healthy.” Saudia currently provides many meal options on board, catering to health requirements for guests with diabetes, autism, ...

As Southwest Airlines Enters Hawaii, Alaska Airlines May Be the Biggest Loser

February 24th 2018 1:07PM
Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) is steadily working through the regulatory process so that it can start flying to Hawaii near the end of 2018 or in early 2019. When its Hawaii service finally arrives, the biggest casualty probably won't be either of the current market leaders -- Hawaiian Holdings and United ...

US airlines join other firms in dropping NRA

February 24th 2018 12:45PM
United and Delta airlines have both announced they are ending discounts for NRA members. The killing of 17 people in Florida has revived the gun control debate in the US, with student survivors playing a leading role in calling for change. Firms with links to the US gun lobby have faced calls for a ...
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