Arik Air and Air Cote d’Ivoire explore partnership

Arik Air and the Ivorian national carrier, Air Cote d’Ivoire are seeking ways of working together for the mutual benefit of both airlines. The Chairman of Air Cote d’Ivoire, General Coulibaly Abdoulaye (retired) and the airline’s Managing Director, Mr. Rene Decurey were at Arik Air headquarters on Wednesday, 9 January to hold preliminary discussions with … Read more

Horizon Air Pilots Ratify Six-Year Contract

Horizon Air and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced that the carrier’s 610 pilots ratified an agreement to extend the current contract for three years, creating a new six-year pact. Among pilots who voted, 77 percent approved ratification. “The fact that the extension was achieved three years before the contract became amendable demonstrates the effectiveness … Read more

WestJet reports record December load factor

WestJet today announced December 2012 traffic results with a record load factor of 81.9 per cent. Revenue passenger miles (RPMs), or traffic, increased 7.2 per cent year over year, and capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), grew 6.0 per cent over the same period. The airline flew 17.4 million guests in all of 2012 … Read more

Estonian Air and Pilots Union sign Collective Agreement

Estonian Air and Estonian Pilots Trade Association (ELA) signed a Collective Agreement which has been confirmed by the Supervisory Board of Estonian Air which had its regular meeting today. The Collective Agreement is valid up till 31 January 2014. “The company has signed the Collective Agreement with ELA and from now on the management can … Read more

Dragonair launches new service to Da Nang

Dragonair announced that, subject to government approval, it will launch a new three-times-weekly service to Da Nang commencing 28 March 2013. The new Da Nang service will further strengthen the airline’s network in Asia and offer more choice and convenience to passengers travelling to and from Vietnam. Da Nang will become the 12th destination launched … Read more