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cnbc.com - Trevor Laurence Jockims - How the airline industry plans to wean itself off one billion tons of carbon emissions
How the airline industry plans to wean itself off one billion tons of carbon emissions
CNBC

The airline industry likes to point out that it is responsible for 'just' 2% of CO2 emissions globally. But as the auto industry is transformed rapidly by electric vehicles, aviation's share will grow, especially if projections for air travel to…

businessinsider.com - Jyoti Mann - Delta ranked best US airline, according to the 'Aviation Oscars
Delta ranked best US airline, according to the 'Aviation Oscars
Business Insider

Delta ranked highest amongst all US carriers in the 2022 World Airline Awards. Southwest ranked 35, followed by JetBlue at 41. Alaska, United and American were further behind. Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines and Emirates took home the top three…

ktar.com - Mesa Airlines invests in planes for pilot development program
Mesa Airlines invests in planes for pilot development program
KTAR.com

PHOENIX — Mesa Airlines announced Thursday an investment of 29 planes for its pilot development program aimed at alleviating the shortage in the industry. The program will provide qualified pilots up to 1,500 flight hours fully financed by…

forbes.com - Ramsey Qubein - Business Class Seats With Doors And New Airport Lounges: Latest Airline News For Fall 2022
Business Class Seats With Doors And New Airport Lounges: Latest Airline News For Fall 2022
Forbes

Air travel saw quite the rebound this summer, and many passengers paid the price while waiting in long lines and managing countless delays and cancellations. It's not all bad news though. Looking ahead, the airline industry has some good things in…

gulfnews.com - Nivetha Dayanand, Web Editor - Watch: Indian budget airline IndiGo is ready to chase new frontiers: CEO Pieter Elbers
Watch: Indian budget airline IndiGo is ready to chase new frontiers: CEO Pieter Elbers
Gulf News

Dubai: For India's airlines, the action on the ground is getting to be as intense as the competition in the skies. New carriers have joined the race for market share, while existing players are adding new destinations - within India and outside -…

thepointsguy.com - Sean Cudahy - Alaska Airlines, pilots reach agreement on new contract
Alaska Airlines, pilots reach agreement on new contract
The Points Guy

After more than three years of negotiations, Alaska Airlines and its largest pilots' union have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract. The agreement reached on Friday, confirmed by the union and airline, includes pay increases…

onemileatatime.com - Ben Schlappig - Alaska Airlines Pilots Get A New Contract
Alaska Airlines Pilots Get A New Contract
One Mile at a Time

Alaska Airlines management and pilots have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract, which is long overdue, and should avoid a strike. At the moment we're seeing pilots at major US airlines trying to negotiate new contracts. They didn't…

simpleflying.com - Justin Hayward - American Airlines AAdvantage: What Are The Hidden Perks?
American Airlines AAdvantage: What Are The Hidden Perks?
Simple Flying

Airline loyalty programs can be difficult to understand. There are several different systems in place for earning and redeeming miles, and these can change frequently. Every program is different, though, and understanding the details can take time.

viewfromthewing.com - Gary Leff - United Airlines Is Letting Customers Test New Business Class Suites With Doors
United Airlines Is Letting Customers Test New Business Class Suites With Doors
View from the Wing

Delta Air Lines was the second airline – behind only Qatar Airways – to launch business class suites with doors into commercial service. American Airlines is going to enclosed suites with their Boeing 787-9 and Airbus A321XLR new…

thestreet.com - Sarah Jean Callahan - Airline Introduces Electric Planes to Fleet
Airline Introduces Electric Planes to Fleet
TheStreet

Transportation, using fossil fuels for cars, trucks, ships, trains and of course planes, makes up 27% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, according to the U.S. Environmental Protections Agency Environmental Protection Agency. Passenger cars…

thearabianstories.com - Qatar Airways named the World's Best Airline - The Arabian Stories News
Qatar Airways named the World's Best Airline - The Arabian Stories News
The Arabian Stories

DOHA: Qatar Airways has been voted the World's Best Airline for a record seventh time at the 2022 World Airline Awards, winning the prestigious Airline of the Year 2022 title. After two years of virtual award ceremonies, the 2022 World Airline…

greekreporter.com - Paula Tsoni - World's Best Airlines for 2022 Unveiled in London Ceremony
World's Best Airlines for 2022 Unveiled in London Ceremony
GreekReporter.com

The Skytrax World Airline Awards 2022, held at the Langham Hotel in London, unveiled the year's best airlines on Friday. Qatar Airways was named World's Best Airline for 2022 while Singapore Airlines ranked 2nd and Emirates ranked 3rd on the list.

inc.com - Bill Murphy Jr. - Southwest Airlines Just Made a Controversial Decision, and Passengers Can't Decide How to Feel
Southwest Airlines Just Made a Controversial Decision, and Passengers Can't Decide How to Feel
Inc.com

The tweet from Southwest Airlines stopped me in my tracks, and I found myself caught between two reactions: The fun, happy, yes-this-was-a-good-idea response that the Southwest Airlines passengers in the photo Southwest tweeted seemed to have. The…

zawya.com - Etihad named best airline staff service in the Middle East
Etihad named best airline staff service in the Middle East
ZAWYA

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: – Etihad Airways, has been awarded Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East by the international air transport rating organisation, Skytrax. The accolade recognises the care and attention to detail the…

simpleflying.com - Tom Boon - How Alaska Airlines Is Generating Millions Through Voluntary Rebooking
How Alaska Airlines Is Generating Millions Through Voluntary Rebooking
Simple Flying

Alaska Airlines is set to generate 'a few million dollars' from its Revenue Rebook program this year. But how does the program work, and more importantly, how does it generate additional revenue for the airline? The airline's MD of Revenue…

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