VietJet Air 1Q2018 results exceed expectations

VietJet Air reported (03-May-2018) the following financial highlights for the three months ended 31-Mar-2018: Revenue: VND12,560 billion (USD552.6 million), +146% year-on-year; Air transport: VND6035 billion…..

CAPA India comments on release of documentation on Air India disinvestment process

CAPA India commented (05-May-2018) on the release of a document by India‘s Ministry of Civil Aviation outlining queries received from prospective bidders in response to…..

ANA Holdings to receive 25 aircraft in FY2018/19 and retire another 20

ANA Holdings announced (27-Apr-2018) the following fleet plan for FY2018/19, ending 31-Mar-2019: Aircraft to be delivered: 25; A380: One; Boeing 777-300ER: Two; 787-10: One; 787-9:…..

Asiana Airlines reports highest operating profit in three years, record revenue in 1Q2018

Asiana Airlines reported (03-May-2018) the following financial highlights for the three months ended 31-Mar-2018: Revenue: KRW1589 billion (USD1481 million), +9% year-on-year; Cargo: +13%; Operating profit:…..

CAPA India welcomes inflight connectivity decision by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

CAPA India stated (03-May-2018) approval by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India for inflight connectivity is a “welcome development”. Airlines will be permitted to offer…..

IndiGo reports record profit after tax of USD348m for FY2017/18

IndiGo reported (02-May-2018) the following financial highlights: Three months ended 31-Mar-2018: Total revenue: INR60,568 million (USD941.1 million), +17.8% year-on-year; Total operating cost: INR58,906 million (USD915.3…..

StarLux Airlines receives business registration certificate

StarLux Airlines received (02-May-2018) a business registration certificate from Taiwan‘s Ministry of Economic Affairs on 02-May-2018. The start up now needs to pass a five…..

IATA: Airfreight records slowest pace of FTK growth in 22 months in Mar-2018

IATA reported (02-May-2018) global freight traffic (FTKs) increased 1.7% year-on-year in Mar-2018, the slowest pace of growth in 22 months, while AFTKs increased 4.4%, marking…..

Singapore Airlines confirms Singapore-Melbourne-Wellington launch plans

Singapore Airlines confirmed (03-May-2018) plans to commence four times weekly Singapore-Melbourne-Wellington service on 03-May-2018. Regional VP South West Pacific Philip Goh said the increase in…..

Vietnam reports double digit growth in visitor arrivals in Apr-2018

Vietnam‘s General Statistics Office reported (02-May-2018) estimated foreign visitor arrivals to Vietnam for Apr-2018. Details include: International visitor arrivals: 1.3 million +25.2% year-on-year; China: 419,590,…..

Juneyao Air unveils new brand

Juneyao Air, via its official website, rebranded (May-2018) as Juneyao Air, from previous branding of Juneyao Airlines. The carrier said its two Boeing 787-9 aircraft,…..