General Dynamics said Wednesday that its Gulfstream unit received orders for more business jets in the third quarter than in any comparable period since mid-2008, another indication of recovery in the market for corporate planes.
Month: October 2010
Southwest Airlines posted a third-quarter profit of $205 million, or 27 cents per share,
Thursday morning — a significant jump from a net loss of $16 million a year ago.
AirTran Airways more than tripled its profit in the third
quarter on higher revenue and passenger traffic.
Signature Flight Support president Michael Scheeringa didn’t use a corporate jet when he flew to Wichita on Tuesday to speak at the Wichita Aero Club luncheon.
Like thousands of other pilots and aviation enthusiasts, I
will be attending AOPA’s Aviation Summit in Long Beach, California on November
11th through 13th. I gave a presentation at the Aviation Summit
last year in Tampa and promised myself that I would attend every one of them in
JetBlue Airways reported a $59 million third-quarter profit compared to a $15 million profit in the third quarter of 2009, and said it is on course to report its “most profitable year ever.”
American Airlines parent AMR Corp. returned to the black for the first time in three years, reporting third-quarter net income of $143 million, reversed from a $359 million net loss the year-ago period.
Business jet operator NetJets Inc. said on Monday it had signed an order for 50 new small business jets from Brazilian manufacturer Embraer, a sign that the company thinks the struggling business aircraft industry is poised for a rebound.
AirTran Holdings, Inc.,the parent company of AirTran Airways, Inc., today reported a net profit of $36.3 million forr the third quarter of 2010. During the quarter, the Company reported operating income of $56.7 million. AirTran Holdings Inc. will also boost seating capacity next year 3 percent to 4 percent as the carrier adds six new aircraft to its fleet, Chief Executive Officer Bob Fornaro said.
Southwest Airlines Co. is making money as more people travel on the nation’s largest discount airline.Southwest said Thursday it earned $205 million in the July-through-September quarter.
US Airways Group Inc. said Tuesday that it agreed to extend by more than three years a deal to use Mesa Air Group Inc. to operate some of its regional flights while reducing payments to Mesa.