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Airberlin starts off the spring with stable capacity utilization Aviation News

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BERLIN, Germany – Despite a capacity reduction of 5.7 percent in March 2016, airberlin’s capacity utilization rate (RPK/ASK) showed only a slight decrease of 1 percentage point to 85.4 percent in comparison with the corresponding month of the previous year. airberlin’s accumulated capacity utilization rate increased by 0.1 percentage points to 83.4 percent in yearly

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Aeromexico reports March 2016 traffic results Aviation News

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MEXICO CITY, Mexico – Grupo Aeromexico SAB de CV today reported March 2016 operational results. • Grupo Aeromexico transported 1 million 585 thousand passengers in March; a 0.7% year-on-year increase. International passenger numbers increased by 5.3%, while domestic passenger numbers decreased by 1.5%. • Demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Kilometers (RPKs), increased by 4.9%, year-on-year.

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United Airlines and machinists’ union reach tentative greements Aviation News

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CHICAGO, IL – United and the International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers (IAM) reached tentative agreements today on new contracts for all of the airline’s nearly 30,000 IAM-represented employees. The seven agreements cover airport operations employees, contact center agents, storekeepers, maintenance instructors, central load planners, fleet technical instructors and related employees, and security officers

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IATA Board of Governors recommends de Juniac for Director General and CEO Aviation Executives

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GENEVA, Switzerland – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a decision of its Board of Governors (BoG), unanimously approved at an IATA BoG meeting today, to recommend Alexandre de Juniac, Chairman and CEO of Air France-KLM, to succeed retiring Director General and CEO, Tony Tyler. With confirmation by the IATA Annual General Meeting to

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Air France-KLM invests in a next-generation network Aviation Feature

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Tata Communications today announces that it has won a multi-million dollar contract with Air France-KLM, Europe’s second largest airline, to provide next-generation network connectivity to 170 sites. The network will form the backbone for the company as it embraces the latest mobile, cloud, big data analytics and wearable technologies to enhance and personalise passenger experience.

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