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British Airways, Lufthansa suspend flights to Cairo for 7 days as ‘precaution’

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The UK’s flag carrier has apparently suspended all its flights to the capital of Egypt for a whole week, calling the move a “precaution.” Germany’s Lufthansa reportedly followed suit. The abrupt move was made by British Airways on Saturday and quietly announced to the customers through letters that provided little insight into why the “precaution” Read More

British Airways suspends flights to Cairo for seven days

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British Airways says it is suspending flights to Cairo for seven days “as a precaution”. In a statement, the airline said: “We constantly review our security arrangements at all our airports around the world, and have suspended flights to Cairo for seven days as a precaution to allow for further assessment. “The safety and security Read More

Ryanair Irish pilot union to decide on strike ballot next week

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FILE PHOTO: Passengers disembark a Ryanair flight at Dublin International Airport in Dublin, Ireland. Aug 23, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah McKay DUBLIN (Reuters) – Members of Ryanair’s Irish pilot union are to decide next week whether to join British colleagues in holding a ballot on strike action, according to a memo distributed to members. Ryanair pilots in Read More

China Southern Airlines to receive $4 billion capital injection

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FILE PHOTO: The company logo of China Southern Airlines is displayed at a news conference in Hong Kong, China March 27, 2018. REUTERS/Bobby Yip SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China Southern Airlines (600029.SS) will carry out an equity diversification plan that will involve the injection of 30 billion yuan ($4.36 billion) of capital from three investors, the Read More

American Airlines-Qantas joint venture wins final U.S. approval

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on Friday granted American Airlines Group Inc (AAL.O) and Qantas Airways Ltd (QAN.AX) final approval to operate a joint venture after a prior effort was rejected in 2016. FILE PHOTO: An American Airlines airplane sits on the tarmac at LAX in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March Read More

Jet Airways’ lenders approve interim finance plan for the carrier

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FILE PHOTO: Jet Airways aircraft are seen parked at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai, India, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo MUMBAI (Reuters) – Lenders to Jet Airways (JET.NS) agreed on Friday to provide some interim financing to the bankrupt airline to help it cover legal and other costs, as resolution experts Read More

U.S. airline group says it had a ‘productive meeting’ with Trump on Qatar

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. airline industry group said it had a “productive” meeting on Thursday with President Donald Trump, who “shares our concerns” about accusations that subsidies by Qatar and the United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States. “We had a productive meeting with President Trump today to talk about the Read More

Trump meets with airline CEOs over Qatar subsidy accusations

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump met on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines to discuss their accusations that subsidies by Qatar and United Arab Emirates are costing jobs in the United States. FILE PHOTO: A Qatar Airways Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner airplane is pictured at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Read More

Trump to meet airline executives to discuss ‘competition and transparency’

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters as he departs for travel to Greenville, North Carolina from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis?? WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with top executives from a handful of airlines on Thursday to discuss Read More

Trump to meet with airline CEOs on Qatar flights

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters after arriving at Pitt-Greenville Airport before heading to a campaign rally at Williams Arena in Greenville, North Carolina, U.S., July 17, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump planned to meet on Thursday with the chief executives of major American airlines and Qatar Read More