A New LAX People Mover: Airline Pulse News and Notes for Feb. 15, 2016
Here are the air travel headlines taking off on the internet today.
American Airlines Struggling in Latin America, Caribbean
Porter Airlines Says It's Not For Sale
United Competing Well with Qantas on San Francisco Route
LAX Plans to Build New People Mover
JUST THE LINKS
Philippine Airlines is reportedly on the verge of ordering six A350s from Airbus. Like its rival, Cebu Pacific, PAL is trying to expand its routes so that it can cater to the millions of Filipinos who work overseas.
India is not going to bet on its ambitious air travel infrastructure upgrade without a fall-back plan. The country is also in the process of building a high speed rail network that could make the airline industry expansions unnecessary.
Nigeria’s airports are often ranked among the worst in the world. Government officials agree that the best way to improve them is to move towards privatization. However, there is no consensus on how to do this.
JetBlue said that several flights that were scheduled to take off from Boston on Sunday morning were delayed because the extreme low temperatures caused equipment to freeze.
Indonesia is stepping up security at its airports as promised after a terror attack in Jakarta earlier this year. Measures include installing new fencing at 192 airports and also bringing in new x-ray machines.
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