Delta Suspends Some Brussels Flights: Airline Pulse News and Notes for April 4, 2016
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American Airlines CEO Doug Parker has said that it is too early to tell if the Brussels attacks will hurt the airline industry, but he is concerned that long security lines could discourage people from flying. Parker pointed out that the attacks happened outside of the secure area at Brussels Airport, so getting people into the secure part of the airport as efficiently as possible is important.
AirAsia will sell stock to a company controlled by its founders in order to raise money to pay off debt and purchase new aircraft. One of the world’s most successful low-cost carriers, AirAsia has been confronted with an increasing amount of competition for other airlines in the region.
Commuters in Manila who are tired of gridlock on the roads are taking to the skies. A new company called AirTaxi.PH runs a membership service for businesspeople who want to take their commutes into the sky. For 50,000 pesos per month, commuters can access the company's fleet of private helicopters and private planes, which can take them around the city.
Icelandair has begun twice-weekly flights to Paris Orly from Reykjavik. It will increase the frequency of its service to six flights per week during the summer season. This is good news for travelers from the United States who want to take advantage of Icelandair’s cheap flights to reach Europe.
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