Singapore Airlines Group follows Qantas in implementing LCC-FSC codeshares

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has begun placing its code on flights operated by LCC subsidiary Scoot, marking another step in the evolution of the SIA Group……

Donald Trump saves lives, moves mountains

The past year was the safest ever in commercial aviation history with no fatalities being recorded on jet passenger aircraft. This is nothing to do…..

Malaysia Airlines begins new chapter with first A350 delivery

Malaysia Airlines has placed into service its first A350, implementing the first phase of its new widebody fleet strategy. Summary: Malaysia Airlines placed first A350-900…..

AIAL exploring plans to sell 24.55% North Queensland Airports shareholding

Auckland International Airport Ltd (AIAL) stated it has “encountered strong buyer interest” for its 24.55% shareholding in North Queensland Airports (NQA) and is exploring plans…..

ANALYSIS: Where are all the Airbus A350s flying?

The Airbus A350XWB is the Airbus new generation answer for airline’s serving medium and long-haul markets. While still marketed as a three aircraft family, interest…..

Basic Economy, Hawaii and Central America are prominently featured in CheapOair’s crystal ball for 2018

Online travel agency CheapOair predicts long haul budget travel will continue to grow in 2018, and new competition in the Hawaiian market will fares falling…..

Singapore Airlines caps momentous 2017 with new cabin products; 2018 promises to be another year of milestones

Singapore Airlines capped a busy 2017 with the delivery of a new A380 and introduction of new cabin products. Summary: Singapore Airlines introduced new cabin…..

ANALYSIS: Where are all the Boeing 787 Dreamliners flying?

When US manufacturer Boeing first introduced the Boeing 787 Dreamliner it was marketed as a hub-buster, an aircraft that would enable airlines to fly non-stop…..

CAPA’s Top 5 Airport Profiles for 2017

CAPA – Centre for Aviation houses the most comprehensive database of every airlines and airports in the world. CAPA’s unrivalled market intelligence, research and data is…..

Norwegian Air Argentina plans Buenos Aires-Tahiti service

Norwegian Air Argentina plans to launch service from Buenos Aires to Tahiti (Radio NZ, 29-Dec-2017). Currently, the only air service between Papeete and South America…..

Emirates updates South Pacific operations for summer 2018

Emirates updated planned South Pacific summer 2018 operations, effective 25-Dec-2017, as follows (Routes Online, 29-Dec-2017): Dubai–Brisbane: Boeing 777-300ER replaces -200LR from 25-Mar-2018 on EK430/431. Overall,…..