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…..

Ryanair trials transfers in Rome as non-aligned network provides timely success margin

Ryanair has selected Rome’s Fiumicino Airport as the launch platform for connecting flights offering passengers one-stop connectivity across an initial network of ten routes. Passengers…..

Rumoured European transatlantic electronics ban could have $1 billion impact on industry

The past days have seen much speculation and increasing media coverage over a possible extension by the United States of America of the current ban…..

easyJet looks to larger jets as half-year losses rise

A firm commitment to add Airbus A321neo jets into its fleet from summer 2018 will see easyJet become the latest global low-cost carrier commit to…..

Air France’s low-cost boost will initially be based around A321 and A340 flying

Air France hopes its new low-cost business will enable it to better compete in attracting a new market of passengers in the millennial’s segment, an…..

After an unprecedented network cut, THY appears to be on the growth path once again

In the winter 2016/2017 schedule the Turkish Airlines (THY) Group implemented an unprecedented year-on-year cut in capacity. According to data from OAG, its total seat…..

Europe’s airlines opens their eyes to digital innovation as they start to see the light

Many of Europe’s leading airline groups are acknowledging the importance of establishing dedicated incubator and/or accelerator programmes to innovate in digital technology. Last month IAG…..

Airline Leader Summit: IAG hopes data insights can deliver a personal touch to its customers

The IAG European airline group believes it is in a strong enough position to start delivering personalised flight and fare offers to its customers thanks…..

Airline Leader Summit: Google monopoly is real threat to airline distribution

The world’s airlines are facing an increasing threat from Google Flight Search, and the technology giant’s monopoly position across multiple markets which could change the…..

Growing connectivity helps drive traffic growth across the Canary Islands

A growth in connectivity in and out of the Canary Islands, mainly driven by expansion of low-cost carriers, is helping boost foreign visitor arrivals into…..