Tag: subsidies

USA Government Recommends 220% Import Tariff On CSeries

Reading Time: 2 minutes The U.S. will begin collecting preliminary duties to offset the public assistance, a move that would potentially upend Bombardier’s planned deliveries of its C Series jets to Delta Air Lines Inc. next year. Bombardier employs about 1,000 people in Belfast linked to the C-series, and about 4,000 people in total in Northern Ireland. “Bombardier has […]

Etihad Looses $2 Billion – Despite Receiving $1.7 Billion In Subsidies

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new analysis from forensic accountants on behalf of the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies has revealed that Etihad Airways suffered a $2.06 billion operating loss in 2015, even as the airline received $1.7 billion in new subsidies from its government. The accountants also discovered that Etihad had an operating loss of $1.4 billion […]

United Airlines Employees Rally To Protect US Aviation Jobs

Reading Time: 2 minutes United Airlines employees, union representatives and members of Congress rallied at Newark Liberty International Airport to support US aviation jobs in the face of Emirates Airline’s new daily service between Newark and Dubai via Athens, Greece. Some 200 employees of United Airlines gathered at the company’s Terminal C to protest the launch of the new […]