American the most responsive U.S. airline on Twitter

American Airlines is the most responsive of the major North American airlines on Twitter, while JetBlue responds the fastest, according to a report by Conversocial, a social media customer engagement platform. Using its Twitter Tracker, Conversocial analyzed the Twitter activity from Oct. 5 to Oct. 8 for 10 North American airlines: American, Delta, Southwest, United, […]

Azul SA (AZUL4) Rises 1.21% on Nov 16

Shares of Azul SA (BVMF:AZUL4) last traded at 26.76, representing a move of 1.21%, or 0.32 per share, on volume of 1.12M shares. After opening the trading day at 26.27, shares of Azul SA traded in a close range. Azul SA currently has a total float of 321.28 million shares and on average sees 549,533 […]

What are the Analysts Saying About Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. (GOL)?

Technical analysis is a trading tool that used to scrutinize securities as well as an attempt to forecast their future movements by analyzing trading activity statistics such as volume and price fluctuations. Where fundamental analysts attempt to evaluate the intrinsic value of a security, technical analytics view charts of price movements and forecast future price […]

Spirit Airlines seeks incentives to add 225 jobs at South Florida headquarters

The director of Miramar’s Economic Development Department is recommending that the city commission approve $135,000 in incentives for Spirit Airlines Inc. to expand its headquarters and add jobs. In preparation for an Aug. 23 meeting, Eric Silva, director of the department, advised that the city commission approve the Qualified Target Industries (QTI) award for Project […]

IATA AGM 2017: Strong profits forecast for aviation industry

The International Air Transport Association has revised its 2017 industry profitability outlook upwards. Airlines are expected to report a $31.4 billion profit (up from the previously forecast $29.8 billion) on revenues of $743 billion (up from the previously forecast $736 billion). "This will be another solid year of performance for the airline industry. "Demand for […]

ICAO Leaders: Globally-aligned strategies and intensified partnership key to sustainability of aviation growth in Asia-Pacific

Addressing aviation leaders at the 53rd Conference of Asia and Pacific Directors General of Civil Aviation in Colombo, Sri Lanka, ICAO"™s Council President and Secretary General stressed the need for greater partnership and cooperation and a globally-aligned approach to safely and sustainably manage aviation"™s tremendous current growth, which is particularly strong in the Asia and […]

The EUR 245 Billion Question – Why Everybody Has a Stake in European Airspace Modernization

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released a study projecting a one million job and EUR245 billion boost to European prosperity in 2035 from airspace modernization. Europe is well-served by air connectivity, which today supports 11.7 million European jobs and $860 billion of European GDP. But it is inefficient. Average flights are nearly 50 kilometers […]

Airfares Drop to Lowest Average Price Since 2010

After airlines announced a strong showing in 2015, travelers began to hope for cheaper airfares. Aside from a few limited-time promotions, the kind of rock-bottom fares that were wishing for never materialized. But that doesn"™t mean that flying hasn"™t gotten cheaper. In fact, flights are cheaper than they have been since 2010, according to the […]

Cargo Continues to Flat-line

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that air cargo volumes measured by freight tonne kilometers rose just 0.5% in October compared to a year ago. Year-over-year expansion fell back from September"™s faster growth rate, and total cargo volumes in October stand 1.1% lower than the peak of […]