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  • ​Ultimate corporate jets: Nine private aircraft that combine business with pleasure

    The USA’s, and the world’s, biggest business aviation convention – NBAA – starts in Orlando on 21 October. The event is all about business aircraft as tools – machines to transport money makers directly where they want to go in comfort, convenience and security, while saving them hours of time. However, there is an element of the industry that is more about indulgence and making a statement. Here we celebrate nine of the most flamboyant carriages of the clouds, some of which, sadly perhaps, never (or have not yet) got off the ground.

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  • Fitch upgrades Delta’s rating to BB

    News | 24 Oct 2014 21:01 | Edward Russell

    ​Fitch Ratings has upgraded Delta Air Lines one notch to BB from BB- with a positive outlook, in its second upgrade of the carrier this year.
  • Tim Canoll to succeed Lee Moak as ALPA president

    News | 24 Oct 2014 19:30 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Delta Air Lines pilot Tim Canoll will be the new president of the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA), effective 1 January, the union announces.
  • Alaska’s new Seattle routes generate 11% profit margin

    News | 24 Oct 2014 15:01 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Alaska Air Group’s new routes from Seattle are paying off, with company executives saying the eight new routes launched by the company in the last two years generated a pretax profit margin of 11% in the third quarter of 2014.
  • American could speed up small regional jet retirements

    News | 24 Oct 2014 14:50 | Edward Russell

    ​American Airlines could speed up the removal of small regional jets to a rate of three small aircraft for every two larger ones, says president Scott Kirby.
  • ​IAG jibes at Delta-Virgin ‘nothing to do with reality’: Kreeger

    News | 24 Oct 2014 11:08 | Niall O'Keeffe

    Virgin Atlantic chief executive Craig Kreeger has dismissed jibes emanating from IAG about the level of influence exerted on his airline by minority shareholder and transatlantic joint-venture partner Delta Air Lines, saying they are “nothing to do with reality”.
  • Alaska’s revenue from Delta partnerships dips $38 million

    News | 23 Oct 2014 19:27 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Alaska Air Group’s revenue from codeshare and interline partnerships with Delta Air Lines fell by $38 million, or 53%, in the third quarter of 2014, the Seattle-based airline announces.