Headline – Airline Stocks are Under Pressure from Ebola Uncertainties North American airline stocks continue to be under pressure from Ebola related uncertainties. As new rumoured or confirmed cases are reported, the market is reacting negatively.
Headline On September 30, 2014, CNN reported the first diagnosed case of the Ebola in the US. This sent shockwaves to the North American Stock Market on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
Longest Non-Stop Flight Beginning in September 29, 2014, Qantas Airways (QF) took over the duty of flying the longest non-stop flight by distance with an Airbus A380-800 (6 times weekly).
Lower Flight Prices Google (NASDAQ – GOOG) announced today that they have updated their flight search option which would notify users lower prices on specific flight searches.
2013 in Review From the IATA , On average, there are more than 8 million people flying every day. 2013 total passenger numbers were 3.1 billion which breaks the 3 billion barrier for the first time. The industry supports over 57 million jobs and generates $2.2 trillion US in economic activity worldwide.