US airlines show warm front to Transatlantic recovery despite continued challenging conditions

The Transatlantic has been a challenging market for large US network airlines during the past year for a variety of reasons – the UK Brexit…..

Lessors take lead as airline industry seeks growing capital investment needs

The world airline industry continues to generate large and growing capital investment needs. The industry’s capital investment has grown sharply since the global financial crisis,…..

Airline plans to spice up the India – UK market with low fare offering

Over the last couple of months Indian carrier SpiceJet has been formulating a plan to grow into the medium- and long-haul markets with the introduction…..

Will the biggest bird find a new nest in the VVIP and ACMI markets?

Now in the tenth year of Airbus A380 operations, it is clear that the aircraft has not been the commercial success that Airbus hoped, although…..

Will airlines enjoy the ‘craic’ and sign-up for new widebody airliner?

A new joint venture has been established between Chinese and Russian aircraft manufacturers with the goal of creating a new 280-seat widebody aircraft. But the…..

Ryanair and Air Europa partnership shows how LCCs will become long-haul feeders

I am sure there are numerous questions that will be raised by any company board looking to enter into a partnership with Ryanair, but the…..

Airbnb delivers stimulation effect to hotel industry like low-fare airlines in aviation sector

In a twist on the way tourism boards promote their places, Sweden has this week listed the entire country on Airbnb, the online marketplace and…..

Blue Air expands its pan-European network strategy with Liverpool base

According to data from OAG, Romanian LCC Blue Air’s total seat numbers will grow by 64% year-on-year in the summer 2017 schedule – faster than…..

Europe’s legacy airline groups upbeat on unit revenue despite wider Q1 losses

Europe’s big three legacy airline groups collectively reported a wider net loss in 1Q2017 compared with the same period a year earlier. However, this deterioration…..

Virtual reality flying from London City in airport digitalisation breakthrough

London City Airport is to introduce the UK’s first digital air traffic control tower in a pioneering step for European aviation. As it celebrates its…..