DLD 242: Cutting profits, cutting losses

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Cutting money-losing programs makes sense in many cases; airlines around the world have trimmed first class cabins from their fleet, for example, to control those costs. Selling off a profitable segment of the business is a little less normal, especial…

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No Bidders For Jet Airways

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Jet Airways Etihad HandshakeIt is already two weeks since Jet Airways was forced to end the few flights it was still operating as there were no cash left.. The airline that once was the pinnacle of Indian aviation operated 120 planes at the end of 2018 before lessors started to repossess aircraft due to non-payment of leases. Indian […]

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Delta brings back Mumbai, launching from JFK in December

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Delta Air Lines is bringing back its Mumbai service. The new service, launching in December, was announced with significant political overtones and brings the carrier into a busy market.
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Reader Question: Jet Airways Demise (Rebookings)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

A LoyaltyLobby reader sent us a question regarding a KLM issued ticket from Los Angeles to Bangkok that includes two segments on now grounded Jet Airways. Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader Questions & Comments here several […]

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Another Airline Grounded as Jet Airways Suspends Operations

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Jet Airways, formerly the largest privately-owned airline in India, announced Wednesday that the airline has suspended all operations after failing to fundraise enough cash to stay afloat. Less than a week ago, Jet canceled all international flights through April 15, raising fears that the carrier was in danger of losing it all. “Since no emergency …

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