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Taiwan’s Eva Air has been keeping a low profile as the four children of the airline’s late founder, Chang Yung-fa, vie for control of the company. However, Eva has started to branch out again. It just launched service between Taipei and Istanbul with flights that will run four days per week.
Delta suspended flights to Russia late last year due to the weak ruble. Now, the legacy carrier has said that it is almost ready to resume service and will begin flying to Moscow Sheremetyevo again on May 16.
Iran has said that it is ready to buy at least 100 jets from Boeing. The airline manufacturer has, in turn, announced that it is looking into the legal steps needed to make such a deal with Iran. Things appear to be moving forward now, as Iran has officially invited Boeing to Tehran to negotiate a deal.
American Airlines is in the midst of an effort to shore up its labor relations. However, some of airline’s pilots think that the carrier’s middle management has not embraced the idea of better employee relations in the same way that AA’s CEO, Doug Parker, has.
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