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Airbus CEO Fabrice Bregier to Chair Foundation Board

The Airbus Corporate Foundation’s board of directors has appointed Fabrice Bregier, Airbus’ president and CEO, to succeed EADS CEO Tom Enders as chairman of the board. EADS said Enders has led the foundation since 2008 and will move to an honorary chairman post. The foundation aims to facilitate charitable activities …

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Virgin America Teams with Google to Fly the Wi-fi Skies

Virgin America and Google are partnering to promote the airline’s free in-flight Internet, a deal that will last from Nov. 20 to Jan. 2. Although many other airlines such as AirTran and American Airlines have begun to offer Wi-Fi on select flights, Virgin is the first to equip all of …

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$16.7 Billion: Cost of Flight Delays to Passengers Annually

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley have released a study determining the cost of flight delays on passengers, airlines and the economy to total $32.9 billion. The impact on individual passenger time added up to $16.7 billion, which factored in flight delays, cancellations and missed connections, as well as …

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Airlines Soup Up Technology to Court Business Travelers

In attempts to tap into the recovering business travel industry, airlines across the United States are adding cutting-edge technology to their offerings. American Airlines recently added a mobile check in option, preventing the need to print boarding passes before going to the airport or waiting in long lines. Customers at …

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