INSIGHT: Asian and Australasian airports and their relationship with airlines

From an Air Service Development perspective a number of factors underpin air connectivity, ranging from geographical location and airport infrastructure to airline business models and…..

Australia’s on time performance suffers again in September, bringing the long term average down

Overall on-time performance in Australia for Sep-2017 dropped 4.2 percentage points in comparison to the same period in 2016. The average over all routes by…..

Google remains a big threat to airlines, but AI delivers a great opportunity if airlines can utilise it correctly

Many of us would have now heard Bobby Healy’s cautionary presentation on how Google is disrupting the travel space and ultimately may in the future…..

An educated observation – the role of academia to the air transport business

The UK’s Manchester Airport has attributed strong Sep-2017 passenger traffic to an “influx of foreign students” travelling to the UK ahead of the start of…..

INSIGHT: Osaka Kansai, Tokyo Narita, Manchester and Los Angeles among major global airports offering strongest airline variety

Global air travel has changed considerably over the past decade thanks to major improvements in technology. Air travel is more efficient, more accessible and travel…..

Brisbane to Seattle? You got to be kidding!

Qantas has talked about Brisbane-Seattle or Brisbane-Chicago to round out the initial portfolio of routes to be launched with the new 787-9 fleet. Qantas supposedly…..

Accidents and incidents on the decline in Australia

The Australia Transport Safety Bureau released the September 2017 Domestic Accident and Incident Register highlighting a considerable drop in occurrences from 2016. While the 28%…..

Are ‘unfair’ and ‘prohibitive’ European air taxes the biggest barrier to growth in Europe?

Abolishing air passenger taxes across the European Economic Area (EEA) could generate an additional 45.3 million passenger arrivals, 25 million extra inbound tourist arrivals and…..

Domestic Norwegian Bergen – Tromsø route to be world’s first for Embraer E2 family

After being confirmed as the launch customer for the new Embraer E190-E2 jet, Norwegian regional carrier Widerøe has announced it will introduce the type into…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – EVA Air, LATAM Airlines, Alitalia and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Aircalin fleet renewal to drive new phase of growth

New Caledonia’s Aircalin is preparing to renew its entire jet fleet following orders for A330-900neos and A320neos. The small Pacific island carrier will use the…..