Wizz Air introduces new automatic check-in option

Wizz Air, via its official website, introduced a new individual auto check-in service (lagenziadiviaggi.it/austrianaviation.net, 28-Jan-2020). The service enables passengers to be automatically checked in 50…..

United Airlines is in the midst of deploying more business class seating in the trans-Atlantic

United Airlines plans to grow business class capacity in its trans-Atlantic markets by nearly 20% during the first half of this year as part of…..

Cathay Pacific Group reducing China capacity ‘by at least 50%’ in 1Q2020

Cathay Pacific and Cathay Dragon announced (28-Jan-2020) plans to progressively reduce capacity between Hong Kong and mainland China by at least 50% from 30-Jan-2020 to…..

New Philippines airport could support the formation of the ‘Crypto Valley of Asia’, but there is major competition for the title from nations across the region

The Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA) plans to develop a new USD80 million airport in the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and Freeport to attract further…..

Swissport to open Aspire Lounge at Ottawa International Airport

Swissport is scheduled to open a new Aspire Lounge at Ottawa International Airport in Feb-2020 (Ottawa Business Journal, 27-Jan-2020). The 3700sqft lounge has a capacity of 90.

JetBlue Airways to finish ‘cabin restyling plans’ by 2021

JetBlue Airways president and COO Joanna Geraghty said the carrier has finished the restyling of 53 cabins, and expects the “entire plan” to be finished by…..

Ministry encouraging German govt employees to choose rail over air transport for domestic travel

Germany‘s Ministry of the Environment is encouraging employees to choose rail over air transport for the commute between Berlin and Bonn, where many ministerial offices are…..

Heinemann launches ‘Smartseller’ JV to create new shopping formats at regional European airports

Gebr Heinemann and Casualfood GmbH launched (21-Jan-2020) ‘Smartseller’, a JV bringing together competencies with the aim of creating a novel shopping format and consumer experiences at…..

Business travellers are back into routine of tiredness, fatigue and homesickness – but majority still have a buzz about being back on the road

We increasingly hear about the impact that regular business travel can have on our welfare and mental well-being. Yet, for many of us, we still…..

From droughts to bushfires – and now a potential pandemic – Australia’s already slowing travel market takes another hefty blow

In Australia, it seems “it never rains, but…”. The widespread bushfires ravaging much of Australia’s south and east coasts follow years of drought, rendering the…..