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JAL, ANA flying high on healthy travel demand

Apr 28, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways benefit from the growing number of tourists visiting Japan and also from low oil prices

epa04335345 A photo made available on 30 July 2014 shows All Nippon Airways (ANA) Co.'s Boeing 787 dreamliner taxing amid Japan Airlines airliners sitting on the tarmac at Tokyo International Airport, Tokyo, Japan, 29 July 2014. ANA Holdings Inc. announced on 29 July 2014 it returned to the black in the first quarter of the April to June period for the first time in two years after expanding international flights. Its airline of All Nippon Airways Co. recorded a consolidated operating profit 10 percent up from a year earlier. EPA/KIMIMASA MAYAMA

Thai airlines cramped by safety, capacity issues – IATA

Feb 18, 2016 - 11:15 PM

The airlines are operating safely but the issue is the government s ability to supervise them

epa04805840 A photo made available on 18 June 2015 shows Thai Airways aircraft on the tarmac as a Bangkok Air plane taxis after landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport, Thailand's largest airport and Thai Airways base, in Bangkok, Thailand,14 May 2015. Thai Airways International, the national flag carrier of Thailand, has suffered losses over the past two years but has returned with a posted profit in the first quarter of 2015. Bangkok Airways markets itself as a regional boutique airline. EPA/BARBARA WALTON

Qantas to add more Manila-Sydney flights during holiday season

Sep 10, 2015 - 4:27 PM

The Australian carrier says it is waiting for regulatory approval to operate the 5th weekly Manila Sydney service permanently

STRONG DEMAND. Qantas International CEO Gareth Evans says the Manila-Sydney route is experiencing strong demand from customers. Background photo from Wikipedia

Erring airlines must face heavier penalties – Abaya

Jan 07, 2015 - 6:30 PM

Steeper penalties on erring airlines should deter them from keeping their old habits says Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya

WebHits: Virgin America Safety Video #VXsafetydance

Nov 06, 2013 - 8:40 AM

Virgin America airlines finds the perfect mix of in flight safety information and entertainment with the VXsafetydance video

Zest Air cries foul, claims planes safe

Aug 17, 2013 - 8:33 AM

Zest Air maintains it has addressed the issues raised by CAAP in its suspension order

UNDER SURVEILLANCE. The aviation regulator closely monitors Zest Air operations following several cancelled flights. AFP Photo

Lufthansa cabin crew begin 24-hour strike

Sep 07, 2012 - 7:55 AM

A 24 hour strike by Lufthansa cabin crew at German airports gets underway Friday