Aviation Sector

Air NZ and Air China Alliance Plan Daily Flights between Auckland and Beijing

Air NZ and Air China Alliance Plan Daily Flights between Auckland and BeijingConditional to regulatory approvals, a partnership with Air New Zealand, Air China plans to include direct flights to Auckland daily from Beijing sometimes later in the year.

Today, the airlines released particulars related to the projected deal that could come into effect from December.

Solar Powered Plane Begins its Second Leg of Journey

Solar Powered Plane Begins its Second Leg of JourneyThe first ever solar powered plane started its trip around the world on Monday from Abu Dhabi with Andre Borschberg, the founder of Solar

Report from Government Accountability Office Says the Air Traffic Control System Is Exposed to Hacking Risk

Report from Government Accountability Office Says the Air Traffic Control System Is Exposed to Hacking RiskA report released by the government watchdog on Monday, said that the system that the nation follows to guide various aircrafts commercial planes is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked.

Trial Initiated for Better Tracking of Flights One Year After MH370’s Disappearance

Trial Initiated for Better Tracking of Flights One Year After MH370’s DisappearanceFollowing the accident of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, countries like Australia, Malaysia and Indonesia are initiating a trial that will permit the air traffic controllers to track aircrafts more closely while traversing the distant oceans.

American Airlines Post a Profit in the Fourth Quarter

American Airlines Post a Profit in the Fourth Quarter Though the American Airlines reported profit for the fourth-quarter but the carrier failed to impress the investors as the unit revenues of the carrier dropped.

On Tuesday the shares of American fell about five percent during the morning trading hours before gaining slightly.

Frontier Lays Off Workers Replacing them with Outsourced Employees

Frontier Lays Off Workers Replacing them with Outsourced EmployeesOn Friday, Denver-based Frontier Airlines said that it will be outsourcing approximately 1,300 workers.

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