ATLANTA/WASHINGTON - Southwest Airlines is purchasing 22 of the 34 takeoff and landing slots at New York's LaGuardia Airport that American Airlines has given up in return for government approval of its merger with US Airways Group Inc .
NEW YORK - Boeing Co plans to spend as much as $10 billion on a factory for its new 777X jetliner, and wants to put the plant near a large airport with good rail and road access, according to a newspaper report.
ATLANTA/WASHINGTON - Southwest Airlines and Virgin American will buy the take-off and landing slots at New York's LaGuardia Airport that US Airways Group Inc and American Airlines must sell as part of their agreement to merge, three sources said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK - American Airlines is seeking to reprice its $1.9 billion exit financing loan via lead arranger Deutsche Bank, sources told Thomson Reuters LPC. The company aims to reprice the loan to a spread of LIB+300-325, with a 1 percent Libor floor.
BEIJING - China Southern Airlines said it reported four middle-ranking executives to authorities after an internal audit uncovered irregularities as China steps up its anti-corruption campaign.
NEW YORK/TOKYO - U.S. airlines United, American and Delta, have notified Chinese authorities of flight plans when traveling through an air defense zone Beijing has declared over the East China Sea, following U.S. government advice.
JERUSALEM - The chief executive officer of El Al Israel Airlines , Elyezer Shkedy, tendered his resignation on Sunday and will step down after his successor is in place, the company said in a statement.
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON - U.S. airlines United, American and Delta, have notified Chinese authorities of flight plans when traveling through an air defense zone Beijing has declared over the East China Sea, following U.S. government advice.
WINDHOEK - A Mozambique Airlines plane en route to Angola crashed in a game park in northeast Namibia, killing all 33 people on board, Namibian police said on Saturday.
TORONTO - Pilots at WestJet Airlines Ltd turned down a tentative agreement with the company, Canada's second largest airline said on Friday, but the airline said no labor disruption was expected.
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