Singapore Airlines to take over SilkAir Busan service from late Oct-2019

Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced (12-Sep-2019) plans to take over SilkAir‘s Singapore-Busan service from 28-Oct-2019 due to increased demand, increasing seat capacity by 76% on the…..

Cathay Pacific to suspend Hong Kong-Dublin service in winter 2019/2020

Cathay Pacific plans to suspend Hong Kong-Dublin service from 07-Nov-2019 to 29-Mar-2020, as per a 12-Sep-2019 GDS display and inventory. Cathay operates four times weekly…..

LOT Polish Airlines provides schedule details and expectations for new Warsaw-Delhi service

LOT Polish Airlines confirmed (12-Sep-2019) the launch of five times weekly Warsaw-Delhi service, operating with three class Boeing 787-8 and 787-9 aircraft. LOT Polish Airlines…..

China Airlines pax up 2%, cargo traffic down 13% in Aug-2019

China Airlines reported (12-Sep-2019) the following traffic highlights for Aug-2019: Operating revenue*: TWD12,808 million (USD408.6 million), -4.0% year-on-year; Passenger: TWD8766 million (USD279.6 million), +3.9%; Cargo:…..

Cathay Pacific Group pax down 11%, cargo down 14% in Aug-2019

Cathay Pacific Group reported (11-Sep-2019) the following combined traffic highlights for Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon for Aug-2019: Passengers: 2.9 million, -11.3% year-on-year; Passenger load…..

Turkish Airlines launches nonstop Istanbul-Ho Chi Minh City and Istanbul-Hanoi services

Turkish Airlines launched (11-Sep-2019) daily Istanbul-Ho Chi Minh City and six times weekly Istanbul-Hanoi services from 11-Sep-2019. Istanbul-Hanoi frequency will increase to daily from Apr-2020……

Air China to launch Shanghai-London Gatwick service in Nov-2019

Air China, via its official WeChat account, announced (11-Sep-2019) plans to launch four times weekly Shanghai Pudong-London Gatwick service with A350 aircraft from 02-Nov-2019. China…..

Cathay Pacific Group to cut capacity in winter 2019/20, remains optimistic in medium term

Cathay Pacific Group chief customer and commercial officer Ronald Lam stated (11-Sep-2019) Aug-2019 was an “incredibly challenging month” for the airline and for Hong Kong,…..

Skymark Airlines pax up 5% in Aug-2019, load factor at 90%

Skymark Airlines reported (10-Sep-2019) the following traffic highlights for Aug-2019: Passengers: 747,497, +4.5% year-on-year; Seats available: 832,785, +3.7%; Passenger load factor: 90.2%, +0.3ppt; Fukuoka: 93.4%,…..

Jetstar Japan to introduce three A321LRs in mid 2020

Jetstar Japan CEO Masaru Kataoka stated (10-Sep-2019) the carrier plans to introduce three A321LRs from mid 2020, expanding its fleet to 35 aircraft by FY2023……

Delta Air Lines increases holding in Hanjin-KAL to 9.21%

Delta Air Lines increased its stake in Hanjin-KAL, Korean Air‘s parent company, from 5.13% to 9.21% (Reuters, 10-Sep-2019). As previously reported by CAPA, Delta Air Lines CEO…..