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Singapore Airlines has added the first Airbus A350-900 to its fleet. A small ceremony took place at the Airbus plant in Toulouse. Singapore has said that the new A350s will give it the opportunity for more long-haul nonstop flights around the globe.
Using all-female flight crews was a popular trend on International Woman’s Day. Few airlines embraced the idea as much as Aeromexico, which operated nine all-female flights on March 8.
Cathay Pacific finally announced its 2015 financial performance, and it was worth the wait for investors. The airline said that its net income rose by 90 percent in 2015 compared to 2014. The impressive performance was due to the perfect storm of low fuel prices and rising demand.
LATAM, meanwhile, lost $219.2 million during 2015. The reason had little to do with the airline’s overall performance. The weak Brazilian real hurt the airline’s bottom line.
According to Delta, Bombardier may be struggling to sell its CSeries because the planes are just too high tech. The extra engineering comes with higher price tag and also the need for increased maintenance.
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