Vietnam Airlines online check in reaches 50% in 1Q2019

Vietnam Airlines stated (16-Jul-2019) 1Q2019 results reflect “robust performance” amid purchasing power growth, domestic market saturation and increases in fuel price and fluctuations between key payment currencies…..

AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes: Malaysia ‘desperately needs integrated tourism plan’

AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes, via his official Twitter account, stated (16-Jul-2019) Malaysia “desperately needs an integrated tourism plan. No exit tax, lower visa fees or…..

India MoCA: Indian airlines resuming services on routes requiring use of Pakistani airspace

India‘s Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), via its official Twitter account, confirmed (16-Jul-2019) Indian airlines resumed operations on routes requiring the use of Pakistani airspace…..

Vietnam Airlines launches new routes, expands fleet in 1Q2019

Vietnam Airlines reported (16-Jul-2019) the following network and fleet highlights for 1Q2019: Launched seven new domestic routes, from Ho Chi Minh City to Chu Lai, from Hanoi to…..

American Express Global Business Travel launches ‘Business Travel Made for You’ offering for Australia

American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has rolled-out its ‘Business Travel Made for You’ solution in Australia, designed to help companies to quickly and easily…..

Marriott International and Emirates Airline relaunch ‘bigger, better and bolder’ Your World Rewards partnership

Marriott International and Emirates Airline have announced the relaunch of the ‘Your World Rewards’ loyalty programme, a partnership between Marriott Bonvoy and Emirates Skywards. The…..

Is it really just science fiction? Millennials are ready to embrace autonomous air travel

There is a clear generational divide when it comes to the subject of autonomous air travel. The older you get the more entrenched the idea…..

Video of the week – LCCs in North Asia: industry perspectives

LCCs have been rarely out of the news over the past 20 years as they disrupted market after market. And ever since, full service airlines…..

Embraer CEO: ‘All eyes are on China’, which will lead air travel demand in next 20 years

Embraer Commercial Aviation CEO John Slattery, via the company’s official blog, noted (15-Jul-2019) “all eyes are on China” as the market is “expected to lead…..

China Southern Airlines Group ends Jun-2019 with 849 aircraft

China Southern Airlines Group reported (15-Jul-2019) the following fleet changes for Jun-2019: Additions: two A320neo, one A350-900 and one Boeing 787-9 aircraft; Retirements: two A319, one…..

China Eastern Airlines Group ends Jun-2019 with 704 aircraft

China Eastern Airlines Group reported (15-Jul-2019) the following fleet changes for Jun-2019: Additions: one A320neo, one A350-900, one Boeing 737-800 and one 787-9; Fleet: 704…..