British Airways reported that March 2010 traffic fell by 11.4% compared to March 2009. Capacity was down 13.7% and the load factor increased 2.0 points versus last year, to 74.7%. Traffic comprised a 7.2% decrease in premium traffic and a 12.2% decrease in non-premium traffic. Both traffic and capacity were affected by the strike action by cabin crew represented by the Unite union.
AAR acquires Trax to accelerate digital solutions strategy
Chicago-headquartered AAR CORP. (AAR) has announced its acquisition of Trax Corp. (trax), a leading independent provider of aircraft MRO and fleet management software to accelerate its digital solutions strategy. AAR is a global aerospace and defence aftermarket solutions company with operations in over 20 countries. It supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: