Economy X should tick some boxes for corporates

Virgin Australia on 30-Mar-2017 announced the launch of its new Economy X product, making it the only airline with an enhanced economy domestic offering. The…..

Philippine Airlines becomes aggressive competitor in Sydney-London market

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has emerged as one of the most aggressive competitors on the kangaroo route between Sydney and London since rescheduling some of its…..

#NewUnitedAirlinesMottos – The number 1 trending topic in the world

The backlash of yesterday’s United Airlines debacle is still being felt around the world. Social media and the mainstream press have crucified United for how…..

UA breaks legs. Over four seats…yes four. It’s not about overbooking, it’s about a massive misjudgement

  It’s the video which has shocked the entire world today, a passenger being forcibly being removed from United Flight 3411 departing Chicago’s O’Hare Airport…..

Garuda benefits as Indonesia authorities force Singapore Airlines to delay Jakarta-Sydney service

Indonesia has taken a step backwards from liberalisation by forcing Singapore Airlines (SIA) to delay the launch of services between Jakarta and Sydney. Garuda has…..

Malaysia Airlines aims to improve Australia performance

Malaysia Airlines is aiming to improve its performance in Australia by increasing its load factor and through closer relationships with travel agents, particularly in the…..

Batik Air continues preparations for Australia launch

Indonesia’s Batik Air is aiming to launch services to Australia in 2Q2017, following a lengthy preparation phase after securing Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) approvals…..

Fukuoka Airport confirmed as the next airport in Japan to be privatised

Fukuoka Airport in Japan is next on the list for privatisation. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLITT) made the announcement at the…..

Hotel supply increases – but not necessarily in the right places

Accommodation costs are fast becoming the largest component in corporate travel spend as rates continue to rise, while air fares, the other major component, remain…..

United Airlines, Australia’s largest 787-9 year-round operator, uses new type to improve product and efficiency

United Airlines is maintaining its position as the largest 787-9 year-round operator in the Australia market despite expansion from Vietnam Airlines. United has been using…..

Auckland Airport’s light rail plan is critical to facilitate tourism growth but when will it be delivered?

A debate is gathering pace around the world as to whether airports should support the construction of air-rail links, connecting a city’s downtown or Central…..