Southwest One of America's Best Employers: Airline Pulse News and Notes for March 24, 2016
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American Airlines has announced that because of record profits it will make profit-sharing payments to its employees. The airline will share five percent of its earnings with non-executive workers. Delta and United have both made similar payments to employees recently.
Airbus is designing its new A330neo, due in 2017, so that it has more seating. Airlines will be able to choose a seating layout that will give them 10 more seats than the current A330 model, which can seat up to 300 people.
Want to work for JetBlue? The airlines VP of Talent recently shared the two questions she likes to ask every job applicant during their interview. They are: "Where don't you want to be and why?" and "What is a common misperception that people have of you and why?"
Spirit Airlines will begin flights from Seattle Tacoma International Airport today with two daily flights to Los Angeles. Spirit is the first new major national carrier to move into Sea-Tac since 2008.
Even India is on edge after the recent attacks in Belgium. After a bomb threat, low cost carrier IndiGo grounded 11 planes and conducted extensive searches before the threat was deemed a hoax.
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