ACI Europe DG: Brexit concerns lessen with EC air connectivity contingency measures with UK

ACI Europe DG Olivier Jankovec reported (14-Nov-2018) “momentum in traffic growth is robust, but diminishing” during the summer 2018 peak season. He noted Brexit risks have lessened…..

CAPA: Alitalia operates business as usual during sale process

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Alitalia: politics trumps business logic. Again’, stated (14-Nov-2018) Alitalia has continued to operate business as usual during its…..

Eurowings to implement turn around buffers in summer 2019 to avoid delays

Eurowings CEO Thorsten Dirks reported plans to implement an additional turn around buffer in schedules in summer 2019 (Handelsblatt, 13-Nov-2018). He noted the carrier will also add a…..

easyJet achieves milestone with 15% of new entrant pilots being female

easyJet achieved (14-Nov-2018) a “new high” in its goal to attract a 20% female ratio for its entrant pilots, with 15% of new entrant pilots being…..

Munich Airport’s third runway to be delayed; what does it say about infrastructure ‘needs’ across Europe?

Germany’s Bavaria Coalition Government submitted a coalition agreement in which it states plans for the construction of a third runway at Munich Airport will not…..

India remains home to the world’s most digitally-advanced travellers, says Travelport

India has been crowned champions for the second year in a row as the country with the most digitally-advanced travellers, says Travelport following the release…..

Did you know? Top 20 Airlines by Fleet Size

In this week’s Did you know, we take a closer look at airline fleet size and identify which carriers have the most amount on active…..

Advantage Africa – an update on latest travel developments across the Continent

Is the African market finally ready to fulfil its full potential? Will a new more open approach to air connectivity finally open the door to…..

Video of the week: Connections could be key to supporting Scoot’s low cost long haul expansion

Singapore-based LCC Scoot has begun interlining with Greece’s Aegean Airlines and its domestic subsidiary Olympic Air to help deliver important feed to its Singapore –…..

Lufthansa considering 20% increase in basic airfares in 2019: CEO

Deutsche Lufthansa AG CEO Carsten Spohr reported plans to increase Lufthansa base cost airfares by around 20% from EUR29 to EUR35 in 2019 (dpa/, 13-Nov-2018). Mr Spohr said…..