“There were no injuries and everyone safely exited the aircraft using a portable set of stairs,” the Green Bay airport said in a statement.
Copa Airlines CEO Pedro Heilbron has been in the job for 30 years, and has been adept at managing the carrier through sometimes-turbulent times. For that reason alone, Copa should be OK. But you never know.
If there is going to be a capacity war over European skies, IAG is probably in a stronger position than its rival carrier groups. And with oil prices rising again, we could see more airline business casualties in 2018.
If fuel prices rise considerably, airfares will need to increase as well, so this would be bad for consumers. But investors might cheer.
The collapse of Monarch Airlines and Air Berlin already provided the writing on the wall. These smaller European carriers are facing further consolidation.
Airlines are finally realizing that to cope with the global pilot shortage they are going to have to do more training themselves.
French riot police fired pepper spray at angry Air France employees who tried to storm a terminal at Paris’ main airport Thursday amid a strike.
Airline is now charging $50 for last-minute priority boarding in “high-demand” markets. “Upgraded boarding” fee remains $40 or $30 on most other flights.
United Airlines overpromised with its Polaris business class. Instead of rethinking business class, it should have focused on providing a simple and consistent product.
If Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker is holding out hope that Trump will side with Qatar over new best-friend Saudi Arabia, he may have a long wait despite the U.S. government’s strategic interests in Qatar.
Air France said half of long-haul flights from Paris would be canceled and about a quarter of medium-range flights. U.S. cancellations were likely.