Airline


Riding the Storm Out, JetBlue Tops 3Q Profit Forecasts

JetBlue exceeded the third-quarter profit expectations on Wall Street, despite major flight disruptions following a pair of disastrous hurricanes. JetBlue on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $179 million, down from…

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Lufthansa Offers to Take Over Bankrupt Alitalia

German carrier Lufthansa on Monday said it had prepared an offer to buy the global, European and domestic business of Italy’s bankrupt carrier Alitalia. A successful bid would add Italian…

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El Al Improves On-Time Performance in August, Data Shows

El Al has made a dramatic improvement in its on-time record, according to data garnered by Flightstats, considered the international authority for compiling data on airline on-time performance. Out of…

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Insolvent Air Berlin Scraps More Long-Haul Flights

Insolvent German airline Air Berlin is scrapping more long-haul flights, this time to the Caribbean from Duesseldorf, because it needs to reduce the fleet due to preliminary insolvency proceedings, it…

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