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European LCC easyJet now allows passengers to use Apple Pay both for booking and for additional fees. easyJet has another app that allows for passport scanning, flight tracking and mobile boarding passes.
Delta is continuing to struggle with its unit revenue figures. One of its main problems is that the U.S. dollar is still strong in some markets, so Delta loses money in the foreign exchange.
American Airlines has landed in Montana. This is the first time that the world’s largest airline has touched down itself the the state. It will now offer flights from Bozeman Yellowstone Airport to Dallas Fort Worth. From Dallas, of course, Montana fliers can connect to American’s worldwide network of routes.
According to CEO Alain Bellemare, Bombardier has turned a corner after its major order from Delta. Speaking at the annual IATA conference, Bellemare said “"We are confident that we will continue to see orders from the likes of Delta in the future.”
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