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20 Dec 2013
Mobile bookings for airlines on rise
Mobile payment is becoming increasingly important for airlines, according to research published this week. A new whitepaper called...
19 Dec 2013
US airlines say 'no' to phones
Passengers flying with US airlines who crave relaxation can look forward to relative peace and quiet onboard for the foreseeable future...
17 Dec 2013
CAA follows FAA and EASA lead on electronic devices
UK airlines will soon be allowed to let their passengers use personal electronic devices at all stages of the flight, as long as they a...
42 Swedes change their names for airline competition
There are now 42 people in Sweden with the name Klaus-Heidi, after they entered a name-changing contest organised by German airline Luf...
16 Dec 2013
Etihad preparing to land in Dallas
Etihad's US expansion continues, with the airline having just announced it will launch a new international service from Dallas/Fort...
Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines ranked joint top
Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines have come joint top in a survey of satisfaction among long-haul carriers.Which? surveyed 12,750 ...
13 Dec 2013
United's fantasy flights for kids in need
For the 20th year in succession, United Airlines has been putting smiles on the faces of children facing illness or living in unde...
US airlines improve their performance
US airlines upped their game in October, improving their on-time performance while recording a lower rate of cancelled flights and mish...
Calls decision up to US Airlines, says FCC
In the USA, Federal Communications Commission chairman Thomas Wheeler has told airlines that it is their decision as to whether to allo...
12 Dec 2013
Passenger demand growing
Demand for commercial airline services is growing at around 6%, according to the latest figures.Passenger numbers are expected to hit 3...