Virgin Australia to increase Melbourne-Hong Kong frequency to daily

Virgin Australia announced (07-Sep-2017) plans to increase Melbourne-Hong Kong frequency from five times weekly to daily, effective 12-Nov-2017. Virgin Australia Airlines acting group executive Rob Sharp said: “Hong Kong…..

China Eastern Airlines to operate daily Shanghai-Brisbane from Nov-2017

China Eastern Airlines confirmed (07-Sep-2017) plans to increase Shanghai-Brisbane frequency from four to seven times weekly, effective Nov-2017. China is currently the second largest international visitor market for Brisbane…..

Beyond bots and robots – exploring the unrealised potential of cognitive computing in travel

Many travel executives understand the power cognitive computing has to transform their industry. However, even the most advanced travel companies are only making initial forays…..

Philippine Airlines responds to growing demand with new nonstop service to Auckland

Philippine Airlines (PAL) is adding capacity to Auckland and beating Air New Zealand in offering the first nonstop link in the growing New Zealand-Philippines market……

High Tech – investment in technology is enhancing passenger satisfaction

Today, almost every passenger is using a smart device as an essential travel tool and this is now dictating the services they expect from airlines…..

Skyscanner white paper: The evolution towards seamless flight shopping experience

The future of airline shopping and travel searching must be geared towards providing value and relevance to travellers, rather than simply focusing on price. This…..

SITA: Technology is improving passenger satisfaction

Recently, SITA released the results of its 12th annual Passenger IT Trends Survey, where it asked passengers to rate their satisfaction at every step of…..

Appointment

ASPAC appointment wrap of the month – August 2017

The travel, tourism and aviation industries in the Asia Pacific region witness policy and upper level changes on a daily basis. It is important to…..

Exclusive CAPA Report: Aviation & the music business

This new 80 page report, published by CAPA – Centre for Aviation, examines the credentials of a number of airlines and airports that are actively…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – bmi regional, Heathrow Airport, WestJet, Berlin Brandenburg Airport and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Cathay Pacific to debut new Hong Kong connections to Brussels, Copenhagen and Dublin

Asian carrier Cathay Pacific has confirmed an anticipated expansion of its European network, facilitated by the arrival of its new Airbus A350-900 airliners.  The Hong…..