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  • DOT to investigate US airlines for price gouging


    ​The US Department of Transportation is investigating possible price gouging by five US carriers following an Amtrak derailment on 12 May that shut down train transportation in the US northeast.


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  • Pilot error and unstable approach caused Southwest crash: NTSB


    ​The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has pinned the cause of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 crash at...


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  • ANALYSIS: Airlines look past fuel gains in second quarter

    News | 13 Aug 2015 16:17 | Graham Dunn

    There was a familiar ring to results as North American and European carriers disclosed second-quarter earnings.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airlines-look-past-fuel-gains-in-second-quarter-415677/
  • ANALYSIS: Interjet eyes new network growth from 2016

    News | 10 Aug 2015 20:23 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Mexican carrier Interjet expects to substantially grow its US network when a new bilateral air services agreement takes effect in 2016, and is also planning to expand further in Latin America.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Interjet-eyes-new-network-growth-from-2016-415551/
  • Frontier unveils new routes for October launch

    News | 28 Jul 2015 20:51 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Denver-based Frontier Airlines will begin several new flights from Las Vegas, Orlando and Philadelphia from 25 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-unveils-new-routes-for-October-launch-415121/
  • ANALYSIS: American sees no domestic improvement in Q3

    News | 24 Jul 2015 19:43 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines sees no improvement in domestic demand in the third quarter, after passenger unit revenues fell 5% in the second quarter.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-American-sees-no-domestic-improvement-in-Q3-415015/
  • DOT to investigate US airlines for price gouging

    News | 24 Jul 2015 15:33 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​The US Department of Transportation is investigating possible price gouging by five US carriers following an Amtrak derailment on 12 May that shut down train transportation in the US northeast.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/DOT-to-investigate-US-airlines-for-price-gouging-415006/
  • Pilot error and unstable approach caused Southwest crash: NTSB

    News | 23 Jul 2015 21:12 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has pinned the cause of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 crash at New York’s LaGuardia airport in 2013 on an unstable approach and the captain’s decision to take command of the aircraft at low altitude.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Pilot-error-and-unstable-approach-caused-Southwest-crash-NTSB-414973/