GoAir to commence first international service on 11-Oct-2018

GoAir announced (30-Aug-2018) plans to launch its first international service on 11-Oct-2018, when it will commence operation of twice weekly Delhi–Phuket service and three times…..

Jetstar Japan reports third consecutive year of profitability in FY2018

Jetstar Japan reported (29-Aug-2018) its third consecutive year of profitability in FY2018, for the period ended 30-Jun-2018. The carrier also reported accumulated passengers as of…..

AirAsia BIG Loyalty reaches 20 million members

AirAsia announced (29-Aug-2018) the AirAsia BIG Loyalty programme reached 20 million members. The top five member markets are Malaysia (3.6 million), China (2.3 million), Thailand…..

Jet Airways reports USD198m loss in Jun-2018 quarter

Jet Airways reported (27-Aug-2018) the following financial highlights for three months ended 30-Jun-2018: Total revenue: INR60,669 million (USD906.0 million), +1.9% year-on-year; Total costs: INR73,899 million…..

Google adds new options for its Flights product

Google, via its official blog, announced (28-Aug-2018) it introduced new tools to its ‘Google Flights and Hotel Search’ product. Airfare value estimator: The company will…..

China Southern Airlines Group operating profit increase 2% in 1H2018

China Southern Air Holding Company reported (28-Aug-2018) the following financial highlights for the six months ended 30-Jun-2018: Operating revenue: CNY67,520 million (USD10,602 million), +11.6% year-on-year;…..

South Korea air pax up 6% to 10m in Jul-2018, intl pax up 11% while domestic declines 5%

South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport reported (28-Aug-2018) the following traffic highlights for Jul-2018: Passengers: 10.0 million, +6.2% year-on-year; Domestic: 2.6 million, -4.9%;…..

South Korea cargo up 4% in Jul-2018, intl cargo up 4% while domestic cargo declines 8%

South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport reported (28-Aug-2018) the following cargo traffic highlights for Jul-2018: Cargo: 373,934 tonnes, +3.6% year-on-year; Domestic: 22,314 tonnes, -7.5%; International:…..

Boeing: Asia Pacific to account for more than a third of demand for aviation professionals

Boeing released (28-Aug-2018) its 2018 Pilot & Technician Outlook for the Asia Pacific, projecting the region will have the greatest global demand for new civil aviation…..

AAPA intl pax up 8% to 31.4m in Jul-2018, 82.7% load factor

Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) reported (27-Aug-2018) the following international traffic highlights for its member airlines in Jul-2018: Passengers: 31.4 million, +7.6% year-on-year; Passenger…..

SpiceJet operates India’s first biojet fuel service

India‘s Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu, via his official Twitter account, confirmed (27-Aug-2018) the launch of the maiden biofuel service by Spicejet on 27-Aug-2018. He…..