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Air France-KLM appoints Air Canada Exec As CEO

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 12:28:37 GMTAirwise Airline News

Air France-KLM has selected Air Canada executive Benjamin Smith as its new CEO, the first time a non-French candidate has been appointed to the position.


AirAsia Sells Out Of Expedia Joint Venture

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 12:28:13 GMTAirwise Airline News

AirAsia Group has sold its remaining stake in AAE Travel, an online booking joint venture with Expedia.


Ryanair Cabin Crew Union To Start Pay Talks

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:11:44 GMTAirwise Airline News

Verdi, the union representing Ryanair cabin crew based in Germany, said it will meet the Irish airline in Dublin on Wednesday to seek a “substantial increase in pay.”


Airline Employee Steals, Crashes Plane Near Seattle

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:34:28 GMTAirwise Airline News

US authorities are investigating the Friday night crash of a Horizon Air Q400 aircraft near Seattle-Tacoma airport in Washington state after an airline employee took off without clearance and flew the plane for about an hour before it crashed.


Global Passenger Demand Accelerating

Thu, 09 Aug 2018 12:50:45 GMTAirwise Airline News

Global passenger traffic demand continues to grow with June’s increase of 7.8 percent comfortably beating the preceding two months’ 6.0 percent growth rate.