Startup Airlines Avelo and Breeze Face Union Pressure Early On

Two growing, year-old U.S. airlines face organizing efforts by labor unions intent on ensuring that commercial aviation remains among the country’s most highly unionized industry. Last week the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA) won an election at Houston-based Avelo Airlines,...

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Soaring U.S. Airline Traffic Has Tightly Scheduled Pilots Frazzled

The abrupt post-pandemic return to busy flying schedules has left many airline pilots feeling stressed. Their frustration — combined with ongoing contract talks at most major airlines — has led to continuing pilot demonstrations at major airports across the U.S....

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2 Scrappy Airline Startups Are Sparking a Unlikely War Between New Haven and Hartford Airports

Startups Breeze Airways and Avelo Airlines are competitors, shaped by small fleets and point-to-point schedules. That competition is now sparking a battle in the relatively sleepy aviation state of Connecticut, where two airports just 56 miles apart, Hartford and New...

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Will This United Pilot Be the Next FAA Administrator?

Steve Dickson is leaving behind a legacy focused heavily on safety as the departing Federal Aviation Administration Administrator. Dickson announced his resignation last week, leaving the aviation industry buzzing about who would replace the former Delta pilot in perhaps one...

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