Ian MacDonald

Ian is a freelance writer with formal training in technical communications and a special interest in aviation and the airline industry. He has more than 30 years of experience with Air Canada and has covered global aviation since 2007. Base in Richmond, Canada.

Emirates Multibillion-Dollar Fleet Retrofit Project Starts with A380

Work has begun on Emirates multi-billion dollar cabin upgrade program.

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Australian Regulator Solicitous about Qantas Acquisition

This is why the ACCC has expressed competition concerns over Qantas' (QF) proposed takeover of Alliance Airlines (QQ).

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Strong International Rebound Lifts AirAsia in Q3

Fueled by a rebound in international demand, AirAsia has posted positive results for the third quarter of 2022.

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Boeing Publishes Third-quarter Financial Results

Boeing's third-quarter 2022 financial results show a loss of US$3.3bn on total revenues of US$16.0bn. Here's the brief.

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American Airlines Is Developing a Blended Travel Product

American Airlines (AA) is moving towards a blended traveler product, according to Vasu Raja, AA’s Chief Commercial Officer.

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Is WestJet’s New Calgary Hub Viable?

WestJet Airlines (WS) announced plans for a major investment in its home base at Calgary International Airport (YYC). Is the

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Spirit Stockholder Approval of Merger with JetBlue

The shareholders of Florida-based Spirit Airlines (NK) have voted to approve a proposed merger with New York-based JetBlue Airways (B6).

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Mexico Authorizes Allegiant-VivaAerobús Commercial Alliance

Mexico has authorized the alliance between Allegiant Air (G4) and VivaAerobús (VB). What does this entail for both airlines?

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