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Hawaiian Airlines’ parent to offer first-ever dividend

Hawaiian Airlines, which is now in its 88th year of operation, said Friday it will offer its first-ever dividend. Parent company Hawaiian Holdings Inc. declared a dividend of 12 cents ...

FAA demands inspection of A380 jumbo jet engines after Air France emergency

Another day, another problem for the Airbus A380. Today’s issue is directly related to that of Sept. 30, when an engine “came apart” on an Air France A380 flying from ...

The emergency escape slide on your Airbus jet might be broken

Pumps used to inflate the emergency slides on some of Airbus SE’s biggest aircraft might not be working, a safety regulator has warned. Inspections found that some of the pumps ...

Air Berlin collapse kicks off European airline consolidation

Airline consolidation that has helped U.S. carriers boost profits is gaining pace in Europe’s fractured aviation sector where Air Berlin Thursday said it was selling part of ...

Southwest plans Hawaii flights with boost from Boeing Max

Southwest Airlines is finally going to start flying to Hawaii, and a top executive says ticket prices will get cheaper. Flights to the state will begin next year or in 2019, the discount ...

Airlines’ shrinking seat space may increase likelihood of head injuries

While the Federal Aviation Administration has addressed protection from head injuries for flight attendants, according to a recent article, it has not addressed the impact of shrinking ...

Rescuing Monarch passengers means a $79 million windfall for airlines

Rescue flights organized by the U.K. government following the collapse of Monarch Airlines Ltd. have brought a windfall for 20 carriers led by Qatar Airways and short-notice charter ...

A rooftop pool is coming to the heart of JFK Airport

There’s nothing even remotely glamorous about sleeping in an airport hotel. But in roughly 18 months, the opening of the TWA Hotel-a 505-room remastering of the spaceship-like ...

Monarch Airlines folds as European airlines continue to struggle

British air carrier Monarch Airlines seems to be permanently grounded. The U.K.’s fifth-largest airline shut down Monday, making it the biggest British airline to ever collapse. ...