Hawaiian Airlines faces changes in 2018 that include a new CEO, new routes, a new fleet of Airbus jets and intense competition within the industry. "What the team has done over the last half dozen years is we have established a kind of a business model, and we've got things absolutely on the right track," said Mark Dunkerley, the carrier's outgoing CEO. Peter Ingram, Hawaiian's chief commercial officer, will begin his role as CEO in March.
On Friday, American Airlines will begin seasonal service from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Rio de Janeiro. The flights will be available on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Feb. 11, 2018.
FedEx worked with Operation Warm and the Memphis Hustle basketball team to bring new winter coats to more than 550 students this week at Kingsbury Elementary School in Tennessee.
United Airlines' annual Fantasy Flight from New Jersey's Newark Liberty International Airport on Wednesday took children from Beth Israel Hospital, University Medical Center and Trinitas Hospital all the way to the "North Pole" to enjoy treats and visit with Santa.
Hawaiian Airlines CEO Mark Dunkerley, who will retire in March, says the carrier's new Airbus A321neos will allow it to expand into US markets that had been beyond its reach. "On both the cost and revenue sides of the equation, Hawaiian is going to be better positioned than any present or future competitors as a result," Dunkerley said.
Foresight is a highly valuable yet sometimes overlooked trait in employees. To develop this quality across your team, Khorus Software CEO Joel Trammell suggests seven questions to ask employees, beginning with whether goals will be achieved on time.
Chicago aldermen on Wednesday submitted a proposed ordinance that would put the word "police" back on the uniforms of city airport security officers and make them the lead responders on disturbance calls in the city's airports and aboard planes. Aviation Commissioner Ginger Evans scaled down the officers' powers after the widely publicized dragging incident on a United Airlines flight at O'Hare International Airport.
A customs breach at Toronto Pearson International Airport on Wednesday prompted US officials to reprocess some passengers, delaying some US-bound flights. The breach occurred when passengers disembarking from a plane were allowed to access a bypass door leading to the US departures area.
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