Publication: AIRwise

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Shooting Suspects Arrested At Phoenix Airport

Police in Phoenix have arrested three shooting suspects following an hours-long manhunt at the city's Sky Harbor Airport on Thursday, following a shooting at a nearby gas station, authorities said.Police officers responded to reports of the shooting around ... [Published AIRwise - 5 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

JetBlue Names Former British Airways Exec CEO

JetBlue Airways has named Robin Hayes, its current president and a former British Airways executive, to succeed Dave Barger as chief executive.Analysts had widely expected the appointment, which takes effect on February 16, 2015, because Barger's contract ... [Published AIRwise - 20 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Boeing Considering 52 737s A Month By 2018

Boeing appears increasingly likely to boost 737 production to 52 a month starting in 2018 after the head of its commercial aircraft business spoke about that possibility."Our focus today would be around a 52-a-month rate somewhere in that 2018 time frame," ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Etihad To Raise USD$2 Bln For Aircraft, Stake Buys

Etihad Airways is on track to raise about USD$2 billion in loans this year to fund its equity investments around the world and aircraft purchases, its chief financial officer said."Last year we raised approximately USD$2 billion, this year we are on track ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

COMAC Signs Deal For 20 ARJ21s With Chinese Lessor

COMAC, China's biggest domestic aircraft manufacturer, will sell 20 ARJ21 regional jets to Comsys Aviation Leasing, a small Chinese aviation leasing company.The deal, whose price tag has yet to be determined, will be finalized at an air show in Zhuhai ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 18 2014]
Entities: Leasing, Aviation, Zhuhai
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

American Air's Ticket, Gate Agents Vote For Union

Passenger service agents at American Airlines have backed union representation for the first time, with about 86 percent of members voting for collective bargaining, the union said.The vote affects about 14,500 agents who work at both American and US ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Austrian Flights Cancelled As Workers Meet

Austrian Airlines cancelled 15 flights on Wednesday due to a meeting of staff called by its works council to inform them about the status of a dispute after workers won a court victory last week."We have removed 15 flights from the schedule and some flights ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

China Plans USD$4.3 Bln Airport Near Dalian

Dalian, a city in northeast China, plans to build an airport on a 20.9 square km (8.07 square mile) artificial island to be created off its coast at a total cost of CNY26.3 billion yuan (USD$4.3 billion).The airport, with four runways, will become one ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Dalian, China, Cai Li
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Maldives Awards Airport Contract To Chinese Firm

The Maldives has signed a deal with a Chinese firm to upgrade its international airport as Chinese President Xi Jinping toured the main island on his first trip to a region that India has long regarded as falling within its natural sphere of influenc ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lufthansa Pilots Cancel Tuesday Strike

Lufthansa's pilot union Vereinigung Cockpit has cancelled an eight-hour strike planned for Tuesday at Frankfurt Airport.The strike, which would have been the fourth strike to hit the airline within three weeks, was planned to run from 0900-1700 local ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

GE Says Avoided Geared Turbofan Design

General Electric said it avoided using a geared design for its new engine for narrow-body jets because of concerns about weight and reliability.Rival Pratt & Whitney developed a geared turbofan that relies on a gearbox and lets the front fan operate at ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Westjet To Introduce First Checked Bag Fee

WestJet Airlines will start charging some economy passengers for their first checked bag from October 29.WestJet expects the change to affect about one-fifth of its customers. The CAD$25 fee will apply to new 'Econo' bookings for trips, on or after October ... [Published AIRwise - Sep 16 2014]

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"We will continue to expand our network in underserved markets and roll out new products that enhance the JetBlue experience and create value for our shareholders" Hayes said in a press release
"The primary focus of that money is aircraft-related, and also for investments made in equity."
"Now, I can tell you that the demand is there... significant demand. So I'm not uncomfortable with the timing or with rate" he said
"The works council has said it wants only to convey information, that this is not a protest, so we assume we will be able to resume flying our normal schedule after the midday wave" he added

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Shooting Suspects Arrested At Phoenix Airport [Published AIRwise - 5 hours ago]
JetBlue Names Former British Airways Exec CEO [Published AIRwise - 20 hours ago]
Etihad To Raise USD$2 Bln For Aircraft, Stake Buys [Published AIRwise - Sep 18 2014]
COMAC Signs Deal For 20 ARJ21s With Chinese Lessor [Published AIRwise - Sep 18 2014]
Boeing Considering 52 737s A Month By 2018 [Published AIRwise - Sep 18 2014]
Austrian Flights Cancelled As Workers Meet [Published AIRwise - Sep 17 2014]
China Plans USD$4.3 Bln Airport Near Dalian [Published AIRwise - Sep 17 2014]
American Air's Ticket, Gate Agents Vote For Union [Published AIRwise - Sep 17 2014]
GE Says Avoided Geared Turbofan Design [Published AIRwise - Sep 16 2014]
Westjet To Introduce First Checked Bag Fee [Published AIRwise - Sep 16 2014]
Lufthansa Pilots Cancel Tuesday Strike [Published AIRwise - Sep 16 2014]
Maldives Awards Airport Contract To Chinese Firm [Published AIRwise - Sep 16 2014]
Air France Pilots To Strike From Monday [Published AIRwise - Sep 15 2014]
FAA To Fine Five Companies For Cargo Violations [Published AIRwise - Sep 13 2014]
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