Thai Airways reported (20-Feb-2019) the following traffic highlights for Jan-2019: Passengers: 1.7 million, -0.7% year-on-year; Passenger traffic (RPKs): -1.9%; Domestic: +0.8%; Regional: +2.0%; Australia: +5.3%;…..
Leisure travellers seeking instant perks and rewards are diluting the value of hotel loyalty programmes
Many travellers are members of multiple loyalty programmes, and the role of these programmes is often insignificant when choosing between different hotels, a new study…..
Korea Tourism Organisation president Ahn Young-bae said the group is targeting 18 million foreign visitors to South Korea in 2019 (Chosun, 19-Feb-2019). Foreign visitor arrivals…..
It’s the end of the line for the A380 Superjumbo as the original 747 Jumbojet ultimately outlives its planned successor
Airbus has announced that it will end production of the A380 in 2021 after it delivers its final production aircraft. Ironically that will mean that…..
Cathay Pacific reported (20-Feb-2019) the following traffic highlights for Jan-2019: Passengers: 3.1 million, +7.4% year-on-year; Passenger traffic (RPKs): +9.5%; South Asia, Middle East & Africa:…..
CAAC reported (20-Feb-2019) the following airline traffic highlights: Dec-2018: Passengers: 50.2 million, +7.5% year-on-year; Domestic: 44.6 million, +6.7%; Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan: 972,000, +8.4%;…..
Lao Airlines plans to commence twice weekly Vientiane-Fukuoka and Luang Prabang-Fukuoka services in Nov-2019 (nikkei.com, 17-Feb-2019). According to OAG, there are currently no operators on…..