U.S./Canada joint venture to offer more choices for travel between the U.S. and Canada.
The International Air Transport Association (Iata) expects airlines to make US$33.8 billion this year, cutting its forecast from US$38.4 billion previously, owing to headwinds from escalating costs.
The rest of the 10 top irritations were: people who go to the toilet too much during the flight (heaven forbid); people who talk too much; people who do exercises in the aisle (oh yes, those people definitely exist and are on every flight); arrogant and demanding passengers who insist on being served first and constantly pester flight attendants (fair enough, they are awful); and ‘window hoggers’, who fiddle with the curtain for the duration of the flight.
Ethiopian was the first to avail jet service in the continent back in 1962, and operated the first African B767 in 1984, the first African B777-200LR in 2010, the first African B787-800 Dreamliner and B777-200 freighter in 2012 and the first African A350 in 2016 and the first African B787-9 aircraft in 2017.
in December 2017, the industry-wide EBIT profit margin remained broadly unchanged in Q3 relative to a year ago, at a robust 14.7% of revenues, according to the latest IATA Airlines Financial Monitor. A decline in the margin in the North American region was partly offset by increases elsewhere