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reuters.com - Kate Abnett - EU lawmakers back rules to share out emissions cuts, hike airlines' CO2 costs
EU lawmakers back rules to share out emissions cuts, hike airlines' CO2 costs
Reuters

EU lawmaker committee votes on climate laws Backs tougher rules on national emissions goals Supports faster end to free CO2 permits for airlines BRUSSELS, May 17 (Reuters) - Lawmakers in the European Parliament's environment committee voted on a…

forbes.com - Ted Reed - United Airlines Cites 'Strongest Environment We've Ever Seen' As Demand And Fares Rise
United Airlines Cites 'Strongest Environment We've Ever Seen' As Demand And Fares Rise
Forbes

United Airlines got a lift Tuesday from a strong outlook, including higher unit revenue projections, and from the Federal Aviation Administration's move to approve the return of its Boeing BA 777 fleet, grounded for more than a year. The aircraft…

seekingalpha.com - SA Transcripts - Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Management presents at 29th Annual Transportation, Airlines and Industrials Conference 2022 (Transcript)
Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) Management presents at 29th Annual Transportation, Airlines and Industrials Conference 2022 (Transcript)
SeekingAlpha

Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP) Q1 2022 Earnings Conference Call May 17, 2022 8:40 AM ET Jennifer Hamann - Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Good morning. I am Ken Hoexter, BofA's Air Freight and Surface Transportation and…

thehill.com - Karl Evers-Hillstrom - Massive summer travel demand drives skyrocketing costs
Massive summer travel demand drives skyrocketing costs
The Hill

Most Americans are eager to travel this summer, but skyrocketing costs could upend their vacation plans. Airfares rose nearly 19 percent from March to April, according to recent Labor Department data, the largest month-over-month increase for plane…

cnbc.com - Leslie Josephs - United Airlines says FAA has cleared 52 Boeing 777s to fly again after they were grounded for engine failure
United Airlines says FAA has cleared 52 Boeing 777s to fly again after they were grounded for engine failure
CNBC

United's 52 Pratt & Whitney-powered Boeing 777s have been grounded since an engine failure in February 2021. The airline plans to begin flying the aircraft this month and bring them back gradually. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images…

wsj.com - Andrew Tangel - WSJ News Exclusive | China Eastern Black Box Points to Intentional Nosedive
WSJ News Exclusive | China Eastern Black Box Points to Intentional Nosedive
Wall Street Journal

Flight data indicates someone in the cockpit intentionally crashed a China Eastern jet earlier this year, according to people familiar with U.S. officials' preliminary assessment of what led to the accident. The Boeing 737-800 was cruising at high…

foxnews.com - Amy Nelson - United Airlines exec calls for 'aggressive' energy policy to combat rising costs of jet fuel, tickets
United Airlines exec calls for 'aggressive' energy policy to combat rising costs of jet fuel, tickets
Fox News

United Airlines CCO Josh Earnest offered an explanation Tuesday for the rising price of airline tickets: jet fuel. The cost to fly increased 18.6% month-over-month according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Earnest told 'America's Newsroom' it is…

foxbusiness.com - FOXBusiness - Airline industry labor shortage 'driving prices for consumers higher,' expert warns
Airline industry labor shortage 'driving prices for consumers higher,' expert warns
Fox Business

Third Bridge global sector lead Peter McNally joined 'Mornings with Maria' Tuesday, arguing that the labor shortage in the airline industry is 'driving prices for consumers higher,' and won't be 'quickly' resolved. PETER MCNALLY: The argument that…

skift.com - Japan Airlines Gave This Subscription Service a Lift
Japan Airlines Gave This Subscription Service a Lift
Skift

Japanese startup Kabuk Style has thousands of travelers subscribing to its short-term rental stays on a subscription basis. A recent promotion with the airline JAL boosted the company's profile. A year before the pandemic struck, Kabuk Style…

bgr.com - Andy Meek - This US state is about to lose all of its commercial airline service
This US state is about to lose all of its commercial airline service
BGR

If you were thinking of booking a flight to Delaware soon, you might want to reconsider or figure out an alternative method of transportation. In less than a month, Frontier Airlines is set to end its service to and from Delaware's New Castle…

wsj.com - Alison Sider - Conditions for Higher Airfares Could Persist for Years, Frontier Airlines Chief Says
Conditions for Higher Airfares Could Persist for Years, Frontier Airlines Chief Says
Wall Street Journal

Airfares could remain high for the foreseeable future, as the forces pushing prices upward aren't going away, Barry Biffle, chief executive of Frontier Group Holdings Inc., said Tuesday. “Their input costs are going up. Unless that subsides…

clickorlando.com - Anthony Talcott - Baby delivered mid-flight on Orlando-bound Frontier plane, airline says
Baby delivered mid-flight on Orlando-bound Frontier plane, airline says
WKMG

ORLANDO, Fla. – A woman went into labor unexpectedly during a flight from Denver International Airport to Orlando International Airport, according to Frontier Airlines' Facebook page. Diana Giraldo, a flight attendant on the plane, helped…

reuters.com - Futures climb as technology and growth stocks rebound
Futures climb as technology and growth stocks rebound
Reuters

Futures up: Dow 1%, S&P 1.70%, Nasdaq 2.05% May 17 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures jumped on Tuesday, as strong earnings from Home Depot and United Airlines added to an upbeat global mood driven by hopes of easing crackdown on tech firms and…

skift.com - Japan Airlines Gave This Startup Travel Subscription Service a Lift
Japan Airlines Gave This Startup Travel Subscription Service a Lift
Skift

Japanese startup Kabuk Style has thousands of travelers booking hotels and guesthouses via subscription. A recent promotion with the airline JAL boosted the company's profile. A year before the pandemic struck, Kabuk Style launched a subscription…

newsy.com - Associated Press - Rebuffed By Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Goes Hostile In Takeover Bid
Rebuffed By Spirit Airlines, JetBlue Goes Hostile In Takeover Bid
Newsy

JetBlue launched a hostile takeover bid for Spirit Airlines on Monday and asked shareholders of the low-cost carrier to reject a proposed acquisition by Frontier Airlines. JetBlue hopes that its move will push Spirit's board to the negotiating…

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