Singapore Airlines commences 787-10 operation between Singapore and

Singapore Airlines commenced Boeing 787-10 operation between Singapore and Fukuoka on 09-Dec-2018, becoming the fourth Japan route to operate with the aircraft after Osaka Kansai,…..

Garuda Indonesia targets loss under USD50m in 4Q2018

Garuda Indonesia president Ari Askhara expects the carrier’s 4Q2018 loss to be under USD50 million, compared to a loss of USD213 million in 2017, citing…..

Vietnam airlines year to date pax exceeds 50m

Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) reported (11-Dec-2018) Vietnamese airlines handled year to date passengers exceeding 50 million, an increase of 14% year-on-year, and 26%…..

Full visa liberalisation for Chinese travellers into Europe could generate EUR12.5 billion per annum in additional inbound spending

New research from the European Travel Commission shows that visa liberalisation between China and Europe would undoubtedly increase demand from one of the most lucrative…..

Global Risk Map highlights the world is becoming ‘ever more complex for individuals and organisations alike’

The world is becoming “ever more complex for individuals and organisations alike,” according to the recently released Drum Cussac’s 2019 Global Risk Map, which provides…..

Did you know? Top 10 Regions Ranked by Capacity

In this week’s Did you know, we take a look at the top regions ranked by seat capacity for the week commencing 10-Dec-2018. Top 10…..


Asia Pacific appointment highlights of the month – November 2018

The travel, tourism and aviation industries in the Asia Pacific witness policy and upper level changes on a daily basis. It is important to not…..

Video insights from the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit – Part 1

The latest decade has been one of relative stability for the aviation industry, but the tide has almost certainly now turned, and it is certainly…..

Malaysia Airlines rebrands first class as ‘Business Suite’

Malaysia Airlines rebranded (11-Dec-2018) its first class cabins on A350-900 and A380 aircraft as ‘Business Suite’, effective 12-Dec-2018. The cabin will be available on London,…..

Xiamen Airlines launches nonstop Fuzhou-Paris service on 11-Dec-2018

Xiamen Airlines launched (11-Dec-2018) three times weekly Fuzhou-Paris CDG service with Boeing 787 aircraft on 11-Dec-2018, extending the carrier’s European network to nine cities, including…..