Jet Airways shut down averted for time being

Jet Airways pilots couldn’t implement their ‘no pay, no work’ call, wait for lenders to meet, hope some fund infusion from them; more time elapses Mumbai: Cash-strapped Jet Airways on Sunday somehow averted a deeper crisis after its pilots body, the National Aviatior’s Guild, deferred its “no flying” call to a later date from Monday, […]

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Michael Deluce becomes CEO of Porter Airlines

Longtime Porter Airlines executive Michael Deluce has become president and chief executive of the Toronto-based regional airline, assuming a role previously held by his father, Porter founder Robert Deluce. The shift, effective immediately, comes as part of a broader executive shakeup at the company. Michael Deluce had previously been Porter’s executive vice-president and chief commercial […]

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Delta hastens exit of McDonnell Douglas fleet with MD-90 plans

Delta Air Lines is accelerating retirements of its Boeing MD-90s, hastening the exit of the former McDonnell Douglas narrowbodies from US fleets. “We expect to accelerate the retirement of our MD-90 fleet,” says Paul Jacobson, chief financial officer of the Atlanta-based carrier, during a quarterly earnings call today. The move will drive roughly 0.5 percentage […]

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