The world’s airline body IATA found itself under attack from its own members at its recent annual meeting
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Virgin Atlantic tweets response to price-fixing probe story to Flightglobal
UK body launches probe into allegations of price-fixing on services between London and Hong Kong
A selection of whacky airline videos
The tragic situation in Haiti is galvanizing carriers across the globe. Airlines ranging from El Al to Republic Airways Holdings have offered relief either through special flights, the donation of frequent flyer miles, bonus frequent flyer miles for Red Cross donations or matching donations. Several carriers including Air Canada, American and WestJet have delivered supplies to Haiti. United, […]
After the Christmas Day attack on a Delta Air Lines Airbus A330, it’s hardly surprising that aviation security is again under the spotlight. We’ve already witnessed the furore over body scanners, which show a little too much detail, but that’s as far as it can go, right? Apparently not, according to this article from Raw Story, an ”alternative news […]
Why does Jeremy Clarkson bemoan the fact that BA’s flight crew cannot strike after all?
Plenty of talk about on aviation and the climate change issue at the moment with the start of the UN climate change talks in Copenhagen and the release of a number of relevent reports in the UK on the future strategy for its aviation sector.
Earlier this week, I caught up with Finnair vice-president for sustainable development Kati Ihamaki in London (in the midst of a hotel evacuation, but that’s another story!). Coincidentally, our meeting happened just as BA made a dramatic pledge on behalf of IATA to slash carbon dioxide emissions in half by 2050 and to achieve carbon-neutral […]
Indian carrier Jet Airways is suffering what it calls a simulated strike by some of its pilots