British Air Suspends Flights to Sharm el Sheikh: Airline Pulse News and Notes for June 22, 2016
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British Airways Suspends Flights to Sharm el Sheikh Indefinitely
American Airlines Pushing for DFW-Haneda Flight
Frontier Adding Flights to Las Vegas
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The Lower House of Brazil’s congress has approved a bill that will allow foreign companies to own 100 percent of Brazilian Airlines. The bill still has to be approved by the Brazilian Senate before it becomes law.
Ryanair co-founder Declan Ryan has said that his airline is planning to bring the low cost carrier business model to Argentina next year. The Dublin-based LCC is looking at acquiring an Argentine carrier such as Andes Líneas Aereas.
United Airlines has said that the addition of no-frills fares, improved on-time performance and cost cutting measures will help it earn more than $3 billion.
Delta Airlines collected $197 million in baggage fees during the first quarter of 2016, while American Airlines earned $262 million from checked luggage. In all, US-based airlines earned $900 million in baggage fees during the first quarter.
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