Last updated: 10:34 AM ET, Thu November 12 2015
Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 12, 2015
Airlines & Airports
| Donald Wood
| November 12, 2015
American Airlines Sets Traffic Record in October
The American Airlines Group announced its traffic results for October 2015, revealing that the company's total revenue passenger miles were 18.9 billion, up 5.8 percent versus October 2014. The company also announced total capacity was 22.2 billion available seat miles, up 2.1 percent from the same month last year. This was the airline’s highest October capacity to date.
Source: American Airlines
EasyJet Designed New High-Tech Uniforms for Crew
European carrier EasyJet has designed new uniforms for its crew members that feature LED lights in case of an emergency, microphones for direct communication between the captain and crew, cameras, air quality sensors and a barometer.
Air France Teams with JonOne for Custom Logo
Air France has teamed up with New York-born painter/graffiti artist JonOne to redesign the company’s giant accent on one of its Boeing 777 airplanes. The art represents the French flag and symbolizes freedom, and is part of the company’s 80th anniversary celebration.
Source: Air France
Alaska Airlines Most Fuel Efficient U.S. Carrier for Fifth Consecutive Year
According to a report from the International Council on Clean Transportation, Alaska Airlines is ranked No. 1 as the most fuel efficient airline in the United States. This was the fifth year in a row that Alaska Airlines has finished at the top of the list.
Source: The International Council on Clean Transportation
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