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  • News round-up - 15 June 2006

    News | 15 Jun 2006 00:00

    <P><STRONG>Bombardier earnings rise slightly</STRONG></P> <P>Bombardier has reported improved earnings of $53m before taxes and special items for its fiscal first quarter ended 30 April, despite falling revenues that resulted from lower deliveries of regional jets. The aerospace unit posted quarterly earnings of $55m before financing charges, taxes and special items, a slight improvement over last year’s $52m.<BR>Bombardier received 19 net RJ orders in the quarter, including six CRJ900s ordered by Italy’s Air One. Overall company revenues totalled $3.5bn for the quarter, down from $3.8bn. It delivered 24 RJs in the quarter compared to 38 in the same period last year. </P> <P><STRONG>AAWW<BR></STRONG>Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, parent of Atlas Air and Polar Air Cargo, received approval from Nasdaq for its common stock to begin trading on the exchange under the symbol AAWW. </P> <P><STRONG>Boeing </STRONG><BR>Boeing delivered the last two 717s in May, to Midwest Airlines and AirTran. T
  • KLM to take over Amsterdam-Bordeaux operation

    News | 23 Jun 2005 10:38 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB link="#C80000" vlink=purple style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=spelle><span style='mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>SkyTeam</span></span><span style='mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'> member carrier KLM is planning to take over operations between </span><st1:City><st1:place>Amsterdam</st1:place></st1:City> and <st1:City><st1:place>Bordeaux</st1:place></st1:City>, replacing sister carrier Air <st1:country-region><st1:place>France</st1:place></st1:country-region> on the route.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Air <st1:country-region><st1:place>France</st1:place></st1:country-region> began operating the link thrice-daily on 1 June, as the partners sought to expand their regional services. The route was formerly operated by<span class=spelle> Basiq</span> <span style='mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'>
  • Transavia eyes Rotterdam returns after strong profits

    News | 26 May 2005 13:04 | Graham Dunn

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Dutch carrier <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Transavia</span></span> is pointing to revenues from its new <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:City u2:st="on"><st1:place u2:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Rotterdam</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City> routes and continuing cost-control efforts as key to the carrier’s building on a bright profits performance for the 12 months ending 31 March 2005.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The airline posted a 30% jump in operating profits to €28.3 million ($35.6 million) in 2004-05 and a €4 million rise in profits after tax to €18.7 million. It follows a 6% rise in turnover to €520 million.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-t
  • Global reach

    News | 01 May 2005 00:00

    The first ever Airline Business low-cost survey demonstrates just how far the sector now reaches, and it shows no sign of any let up
  • Transavia to add Genoa and Reus flights

    News | 24 Feb 2005 16:33

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>KLM’s revamped budget and leisure carrier Transavia is to launch services from Amsterdam to the Italian city of Genoa and to Reus in Spain.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Transavia will serve Genoa four-times weekly from 27 April and begin thrice-weekly flights to Reus – in addition to its existing charter flight – the following day. There are currently no scheduled flights on either of these routes.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The airline, which incorporated its budget brand Basiq Air at the start of the year, is also adding frequency on its existing services to Alicante and Malaga in Spain, Naples and Venice in Italy and Nice in France.</p> </div> </body>
  • Cost conscious

    News | 01 Oct 2004 00:00 | Günter Endres

    <P><STRONG>Hapag-Lloyd Express chief executive and European Low Fares Airline Association president Wolfgang Kurth is at the forefront of Europe's low-cost revolution</STRONG></P> <P>If the traditional airline industry still needed reminding that low-cost carriers, far from being a passing phase, have matured into a sustainable sector distinct from the legacy carriers, then any last lingering scepticism should have been jolted by the formation last January of the European Low Fares Airline Association (ELFAA). And if any full-service airlines still feel tempted to sneer at this upstart, they would do well not to underestimate the man who heads the association as its president. </P> <P>Wolfgang Kurth, who is also chief executive of low-fare airline Hapag-Lloyd Express (HLX), is not given to the flamboyant self-promotion of easyJet's founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou, or the shooting from the hip - occasionally into his own foot - of Ryanair's Michael O'Leary. With a professional career spe