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thecentersquare.com - Nolan McKendry - Airline industry continues to grapple with safety concerns.
Airline industry continues to grapple with safety concerns.
The Center Square

(The Center Square) – Various aviation and airline executives and experts spoke today on safety in the industry at an event hosted by POLITICO. Speakers included Bob Jordan, CEO of Southwest Airlines, Senator Jerry Moran, R-Kans. and Federal…

telegraph.co.uk - Gareth Corfield - The worst airlines for delays revealed
The worst airlines for delays revealed
The Telegraph

Wizz Air has been ranked the worst airline for UK flight delays for the third year in a row. The low-cost carrier's departures from UK airports were an average of 31 minutes and 36 seconds behind schedule in 2023, according to analysis of Civil…

dailymail.co.uk - Oliver Price, Data Journalist - UK's worst airline for delays REVEALED
UK's worst airline for delays REVEALED
Mail Online

Wizz Air flights from UK airports 31m late on average last year, analysis shows The low-budget airline ranked the least punctual in Britain three years running Wizz Air is the worst airline for UK flight delays, an investigation has found. The…

forbes.com - Alex Ledsom - The Best U.S. Airlines Of 2024, Ranked In The Points Guy's New Report
The Best U.S. Airlines Of 2024, Ranked In The Points Guy's New Report
Forbes

The world is flying again, reports Bloomberg, as memories of Covid summers are receding for airlines—10.5 million flights are due to take off between July and September and the International Air Transport Association is expecting record…

mirror.co.uk - Lawrence Matheson, Neil Lancefield and Ian Jones, PA - The worst and best airlines for flight delays from the UK are revealed
The worst and best airlines for flight delays from the UK are revealed
The Mirror

Wizz Air has been named the UK's least punctual airline for the third year running, despite a rise in fares. The budget airline's departures from UK airports were delayed by an average of 31 minutes and 36 seconds in 2023, according to an analysis…

irishtimes.com - Emmet Malone - Pilots at Aer Lingus vote for industrial action as airline describes pay claim as 'exorbitant'
Pilots at Aer Lingus vote for industrial action as airline describes pay claim as 'exorbitant'
The Irish Times

The prospect of major disruption to Aer Lingus services over the coming weeks has increased after pilots at the airline voted by a large margin in favour of industrial action in a dispute over pay. In a ballot that concluded on Wednesday afternoon…

usnews.com - Democrats in Congress Say Federal Mediators Should Let Airline Workers Strike When It's 'Necessary
Democrats in Congress Say Federal Mediators Should Let Airline Workers Strike When It's 'Necessary
U.S. News & World Report

A group of 32 senators say federal mediators should speed up labor negotiations between airlines and their flight attendants and other workers, even granting them permission to go on strike “as necessary.” The lawmakers said Wednesday…

businessinsider.com - Taylor Rains - Best and worst airlines in the US, according to The Points Guy
Best and worst airlines in the US, according to The Points Guy
Business Insider

AaronP/Bauer-Griffin/Getty Images Delta Air Lines topped The Points Guy's 2024 best US airlines list for the sixth consecutive year. TPG's rankings assess four broad categories: reliability, experience, cost and reach, and loyalty. Interestingly…

forbes.com - David Nikel - Budget Airline EasyJet Bets Big On Arctic Tourism In Tromsø, Norway
Budget Airline EasyJet Bets Big On Arctic Tourism In Tromsø, Norway
Forbes

For some time now, Scandinavia has been touted as the new summer destination of choice for Europeans put off by soaring temperatures in the traditional Mediterranean vacation destinations. Now, with EasyJet announcing seven new seasonal routes to…

independent.co.uk - Neil Lancefield - Wizz Air named as worst airline for flight delays - check the full list
Wizz Air named as worst airline for flight delays - check the full list
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy policy The worst airlines for UK flight delays have been revealed in a major…

independent.co.uk - Graig Graziosi - This airline has the absolute worst record of mishandling luggage
This airline has the absolute worst record of mishandling luggage
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy policy For the past three years, one US airline has been consistently more…

qz.com - Melvin Backman - Southwest Airlines CEO says he's not quitting after an activist investor told him to get lost
Southwest Airlines CEO says he's not quitting after an activist investor told him to get lost
Quartz

It looks like the activist hedge fund that is trying to force changes at Southwest Airlines has a fight on its hands. Southwest CEO Bob Jordan told reporters that if Elliott Management wants him out of the company, they will have to find a way to…

fortune.com - The Associated Press - Bernie Sanders and 31 Democratic senators demand airline workers be allowed to go on strike 'as necessary'
Bernie Sanders and 31 Democratic senators demand airline workers be allowed to go on strike 'as necessary'
Fortune

A group of 32 senators say federal mediators should speed up labor negotiations between airlines and their flight attendants and other workers, even granting them permission to go on strike “as necessary.” The lawmakers said Wednesday…

independent.co.uk - Simon Calder - Richard Branson: 'Airlines were abysmal so I decided screw it, let's give it a go'
Richard Branson: 'Airlines were abysmal so I decided screw it, let's give it a go'
The Independent

Please enter a valid email address Please enter a valid email address I would like to be emailed about offers, events and updates from The Independent. Read our privacy policy “I was driving to the airport and the plane was just landing from…

thecourier.co.uk - Press Association - Wizz Air ranked worst airline for delays despite soaring fares
Wizz Air ranked worst airline for delays despite soaring fares
The Courier

Wizz Air has been ranked the worst airline for UK flight delays despite a surge in fares, an investigation has found. The low-cost carrier's departures from UK airports were an average of 31 minutes and 36 seconds behind schedule in 2023, according…

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