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December 8, 2016, 9:40 AM

Airline Profits Set To Peak In 2016 then Slip in 2017, Says IATA

Total profits for IATA member airlines will be lower than anticipated in 2016 at $35.6 billion, with rising oil prices set to dent figures for 2017.

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Nov 8, 2015 - 7:00 AM
The new L410NG from the Czech Republic’s Aircraft Industries features the new GE H-85 turboprop engine
Nov 8, 2015 - 12:55 AM
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Nov 8, 2015 - 12:50 AM
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Nov 7, 2015 - 3:00 PM
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Nov 7, 2015 - 8:00 AM
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Nov 7, 2015 - 3:30 AM
New GEnx and GP7200 Engines Add to Offering
Nov 7, 2015 - 2:15 AM
Middle East carriers face an abundance of choice among new generation narrowbody jets.
Nov 7, 2015 - 2:00 AM
Emirates will take delivery of three A380s in one month in December, while its flight cadre to quadruple to 16,000 pilots over the next two decades.