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    Hawaiian Airlines Dumps Airbus A330neo Order, Buys 787-9 Dreamliners Instead

    Hawaiian Airlines is on the rise, expanding routes at an accelerating rate. To accommodate its growth, the carrier has agreed to purchase ten 787-9 Dreamliners from Boeing. The 787 Dreamliner will now become Hawaiian’s flagship aircraft for medium and long-haul flights. The deal comes after management conducted an extensive review of Hawaiian’s existing fleet. President […] More

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    Employee Frustration Causes United CEO to Rethink Lottery Bonus Program

    In the United Airlines’ corporate offices on West Wacker Drive in Chicago, President and CEO Scott Kirby says he is “pressing the pause button” on a recently introduced lottery bonus program for employees that unleashed a firestorm of criticism on the internet. Employees posted comment after comment denouncing the program, after realizing it was a […] More

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    Ben & Jerry’s Co-Founder Arrested for Blasting Sound of F-35 From Giant Speakers in Protest

    Burlington, Vermont-based Ben & Jerry’s is well-known for Caramel Chocolate Cheesecake Truffle and Cherry Garcia ice cream, among other awesome flavors. The popular ice cream company founders are also known for supporting various causes including racial justice, marriage equality and fair trade, so it is no surprise that co-founder Ben Cohen has strong opinions. Unfortunately, […] More

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    Engine Issues Prompt Airbus to Temporarily Halt P&W A320NEO Deliveries

    Airbus has temporarily halted Pratt and Whitney-powered A320neo due to issues. IndiGo Airlines, one of the first customers for the revised jet has been one of the airlines affected by the issues. IndiGo reported 69 instances of single-engine failure over a period of 18 months. Just last week, the airline grounded three A320neos after engine […] More

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    American Considers Dropping Order for A350s in Favor of A330NEOs or B787-9s

    American Airlines is apparently still deciding whether it will still take its order of twenty two A350-900s scheduled for 2020 or drop it completely in favor of A330-900s or B787-9s. American CFO Derek Kerr told analysts on the quarterly conference call, “The A350 … does add complexity to our fleet by a new aircraft type. […] More

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    JetBlue Stock Struggles After Earnings Report. Management Remains Bullish

    Shares of JetBlue Airways Corporation (NASDAQ:JBLU) have declined 7% since last week’s Q4 2017 earnings release. The low-cost carrier announced a 2.2 percentage point decline in pre-tax margin and EPS decline of $0.09. According to these calculations, Hurricanes Irma and Maria were responsible for 50% of JetBlue’s year-over-year earnings per share dive. EPS (excluding $1.76 […] More

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