IATA forecasts airline industry to hit record profits in 2018

Strong demand, efficiency and reduced interest payments will help airlines improve net profitability in 2018 despite rising costs, says the International Air Transport Association (IATA)…..

Melbourne-Colombo route boosted by expanded partnership between national carriers

SriLankan Airlines’ expansion of its codeshare agreement with Qantas should improve the long-term viability of its new Melbourne-Colombo route. The two airlines have been codeshare…..

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ASPAC appointment wrap of the month – November 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…..

Will Chorus Aviation Capital bite on potential GECAS sale?

Roughly a year after after Chorus Aviation outlined plans to establish a regional aircraft leasing arm, the new lessor sees opportunities as larger lessors look…..

The Blue Swan Start-up Report – November 2017

The Blue Swan Daily brings you a monthly wrap of the key start-up activity for Nov-2017, including the following key launches: Air Mediterranean launched scheduled…..

The world is better connected – unique global city pairs flown rises 7.2% in 2017

This year airlines across the world connected a record number of cities, with unique city-pair connections exceeding 20,000 for the first time, according to latest…..

Chinese and South Korean travellers remain Duty Free’s top spenders

The travelling habits of Chinese passengers may be changing, but they remain the world’s biggest spenders as latest analysis from Swiss research agency m1nd-set shows…..

Low Cost Long Haul – Will it work? We speak to the industry! Volume 2

The topic of low cost long haul is a major buzz in the aviation sector as airlines take advantage of the efficiency of new generation…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Airbus, Singapore Airlines, Blockchain 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…..

Rapid Chinese carrier growth in Australia impact Cathay, SIA, Scoot and AirAsia X

The rapid expansion of Chinese carriers in the Australia market has impacted other foreign airlines which traditionally compete in the Australia-China market. Cathay Pacific and…..

Connecting Australia to China

A record 35 routes will be operated in Dec-2017 between Australia and China, an indication of the staggering growth experienced by the Australia-China market in…..