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Gloves Inch Off as The CEOs of AirCell and Row 44 Speak Their Minds

In-flight connectivity “mistruths” and “untold facts” – that’s what AirCell believes is floating around the industry right now, and being broadcast by numerous media outlets. Hoping to quiet the “great deal of noise” created by airlines and communications providers – especially in the wake of an announcement that Southwest Airlines will test Row 44’s Ku-band […]

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Eleven more months? Bombardier Sees CSeries Decision by Year-End, but Stresses Commitment

Amended with further info… Bombardier director, airline industry analysis and strategy Chuck Evans during an Air Transport World webinair today said the airframer could wait until the end of the year before announcing a decision on whether to launch the proposed 110/130-seat CSeries. “We expect to have guidance by the end of 2008 on whether […]

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Bring it On: American Airlines Pilots’ Union Seeks to Conduct All Flying at the US Major

American Airlines pilots’ union, the Allied Pilots Association (APA), doesn’t tend to mince words. It was pretty clear, therefore, what was being demanded when the APA last week issued a scope proposal to management, which states the union expects “all flying performed by or on behalf of the company shall be performed by pilots on […]

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American Airlines and British Airways May Try Again to Seek Antitrust Immunity

Consolidation and capacity reductions were among the hot topics addressed by airline executives today at the Calyon Securities Annual Airline Conference. But AMR executive VP of finance and CFO Thomas Horton had some interesting thoughts about American Airlines’ alliance with Oneworld partner British Airways (BA), and how that might be expanded in the future. American […]

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