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Dana signs interline, aircraft agreement with Asky Airlines

February 18th 2018 5:03PM
Dana Air and Lome, Togo-based Asky Airlines, have signed an interline agreement, which is a commercial pact between two carriers in which one airline can sell the other's segments, and each will maintain its own code, allowing customers to easily identify the operating airline. The agreement is ...

American Airlines employee saves young girls from suspected sex trafficker

February 18th 2018 3:45PM
An American Airlines employee and a police officer intervened and saved two girls from a suspected sex trafficker after noticing suspicious behaviour. Two girls, aged 15 and 17, had been approached by a man on Instagram who asked them to fly to New York for the weekend to star in a music video.

Should Income Investors Buy Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL) Before Its Ex-Dividend?

February 18th 2018 3:11PM
Important news for shareholders and potential investors in Delta Air Lines Inc (NYSE:DAL): The dividend payment of $0.31 per share will be distributed into shareholder on 16 March 2018, and the stock will begin trading ex-dividend at an earlier date, 22 February 2018. Investors looking for higher ...

'We need to entice other airlines to service Japan route'

February 18th 2018 2:03PM
Tasi Tours director Masato Tezuka wants the administration of Ralph DLG Torres to lure other carriers to fly the CNMI skies now, even as the Commonwealth prepares for the pullout of Delta Air Lines in May. “Delta is one of the mega global airlines in the world and their business strategy is more focused ...

Teenage girls saved from Instagram sex traffic predator by vigilant airline staff

February 18th 2018 1:52PM
Two teenage girls who thought they had landed dream modelling jobs in New York were saved from a sex trafficker by a vigilant airline worker. The Californian youths aged 15 and 17 narrowly avoided becoming victims of an Instagram predator thanks to American Airlines agent Denice Miracle.

American Airlines agent saves teens from suspected human trafficking plot

February 18th 2018 12:45PM
Sacramento, California (CNN) — Authorities are crediting a quick thinking airline employee for preventing two teenagers from becoming victims of human trafficking. American Airlines agent Denise Miracle said it was all about trusting her gut instincts when two young girls came to her ticket counter.

American Airlines agent may have saved teens from human trafficking plot

February 18th 2018 12:45PM
Sacramento, California (CNN) — Authorities are crediting a quick thinking airline employee for preventing two teenagers from becoming victims of human trafficking. American Airlines agent Denise Miracle said it was all about trusting her guy instincts when two young girls came to her ticket counter.

Some airlines are marking milestones by marking up their airplanes with special designs

February 18th 2018 12:00PM
Some airlines are marking milestones by marking up their airplanes with special designs. Hello Kitty and other Sanrio Family ... Like decorative or commemorative T-shirts, elaborate airplane paint are like giant ads that promote airline brands or mark special occasions. These so-called "liveries" have a ...

A Lost Frontier: The Adventures of Frontier Airlines into Regional Jet Flying

February 18th 2018 11:26AM
When it comes to most carriers' hub and spoke systems, they tend to rely on regional carriers to serve the smaller areas and allow passengers the ability to connect to most destinations. Although airlines like United Airlines and American Airlines have made this work, the same story cannot be said for ...

The 9 largest airlines at SFO

February 18th 2018 11:15AM
Everyone knows which airline is the biggest player at San Francisco International Airport (SFO), but do you know how other airlines rank? SFO provided us with last year's (2017) stats ranking the nine largest airlines by number of seats flown per day. Take a scroll through the slideshow and see which ...

Aseman Airlines plane carrying 65 people crashes in Iran, killing all aboard

February 18th 2018 10:18AM
Tehran: All 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region. A spokesman for Iranian carrier Aseman Airlines had told state television everyone would have been killed, but the airline then ...

Domestic airlines carry 1.14 crore passengers in January

February 18th 2018 9:56AM
Air India managed to edge out SpiceJet, with the state-owned airline having flown 15.29 lakh passengers compared with 14.48 lakh passengers flown by the Gurugram-headquartered low-cost airline, the data showed. GoAir carried 10.95 lakh passengers, AirAsia (4.89 lakh) and Vistara (4.10 lakh).

Iran says fog caused a plane crash, and 65 are feared dead. That might not be the whole story.

February 18th 2018 9:56AM
While the government says the 25-year-old turboprop lost its way in thick clouds, some suspect that it malfunctioned — a chronic problem in a country with an air fleet that is decrepit after decades of international sanctions. The Aseman Airlines ATR-72 took off from Tehran with 59 passengers, two pilots, ...

Divestment in air : India, Pakistan clear flagships for sell-off

February 18th 2018 9:48AM
The Maharaja has company as it will not be the only airline that is being privatised this year. The ownership of two other state-owned airlines — Pakistan and Vietnam — is also expected to change hands, if everything goes as planned. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), whose fate more or less mirrors ...

All 66 Passengers Presumed Dead in Iran Plane Crash

February 18th 2018 8:19AM
Relatives of Iranian passengers, onboard the Aseman Airlines flight EP3704, react as they gather in front of a mosque near Tehran's Mehrabad airport ... The Aseman Airlines plane was flying from Tehran to the southwestern city of Yasuj when it disappeared 50 minutes into the flight, according to a post ...

Commercial plane crashes in mountainous region of southern Iran, killing 66 people

February 18th 2018 8:03AM
Relatives of Iranian passengers, onboard the Aseman Airlines flight EP3704, react as they gather in front of a mosque near Tehran's Mehrabad airport on February 18, 2018. All 66 people on board an Iranian passenger plane were feared dead after it crashed into the country's Zagros mountains, with ...

Iran Aseman Airlines crash: Years of sanctions have left passengers with one of oldest air fleets in ...

February 18th 2018 7:00AM
Aseman Airlines' flight EP3704, the daily departure from Tehran, took off as normal shortly after 8am to fly to Yasouj, 344 miles south. The aircraft involved, an ATR72, was 24 years old – which made it a relatively young part of the airline's fleet. The average age is more than a quarter of a century, making ...

Iranian plane crashes in mountains, kills all 66 people on board

February 18th 2018 6:33AM
An Iranian commercial plane crashed on Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, killing all 66 people on board, state media reported. An Aseman Airlines ATR-72, a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, went down near its destination of the southern Iranian city of ...

Iran passenger airline crashes

February 18th 2018 6:02AM
Aseman Airlines (EP) flight 3704, departed at 08:00 local time on 18 February from Mehrabad International airport in Iran's capital city of Tehran. The flight, which had 60 passengers, two security guards, two flight attendants, a pilot and co-pilot on board, was bound for the southwestern city of Yasuj.

Aseman Airlines first claims 66 onboard killed in Iran plane crash, then says not sure yet

February 18th 2018 5:48AM
Aseman Airlines first claims 66 onboard killed in Iran plane crash, then says not sure yet. The plane crashed amid ... TEHRAN: An aircraft of Iran's Aseman Airlines with 66 people onboard crashed on Sunday. At the onset, the Airlines claimed that all aboard the flight were killed. However, soon after, it ...