CarTrawler: Ancillary revenue has become a ‘mandatory component for the revenue mix of all airlines’

CarTrawler SVP of Distribution Michael Cunningham said (17-Jul-2018) ancillary revenue has become a “mandatory component for the revenue mix of all airlines” and the est producing airlines…..

KLM considering ‘new proposition’ for inflight duty free

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is reportedly assessing its inflight duty free business (TR Business, 17-Jul-2018). KLM said: “Nothing has been decided… We will take the time to review…..

LEVEL Austria could grow to 30 aircraft by 2023: report

IAG reportedly plans to grow LEVEL Austria‘s fleet from four to 15 aircraft by 2020 and 30 aircraft by 2023 (austrianaviation.net/Reuters, 17-Jul-2018). IAG’s Austrianoperation is also aimed to be…..

CityJet CEO: ‘We have many things in common with Air Nostrum’

CityJet CEO Pat Bryne commented on the carrier’s proposed merger with Air Nostrum, stating: “There are so many things we have in common with Air Nostrum, especially…..

Air France-KLM, China Southern and Xiamen Airlines form single JV for Europe-China travel

Air France, KLM, China Southern and Xiamen Airlines merged (16-Jul-2018) their existing partnerships to form a single JV. By connecting the four networks, the JV offers customers a wide choice of…..

Number of services through Russian airspace increases 11% in Jun-2018

Russia‘s Federal Air Transport Agency (Rosaviatsiya) reported (16-Jul-2018) Russian and foreign airlines operated 156,697 services in the Russian airspace in Jun-2018, an increase of 10.7% year-on-year. Domestic…..

L3 Technologies: Demand for new London Training Centre has been strong

L3 Technologies announced (16-Jul-2018) reported demand for its new London Training Centre has been strong. Customers already confirmed to start training at the centre when it…..

TUIfly to offer 14,000 additional seats to Egypt, Spain and Turkey, extend summer season

TUIfly announced (Jul-2018) plans to offer 14,000 additional seats to Egypt, Spain and Turkey from 29-Sep-2018 to 01-Nov-2018. Most of the capacity will come from Hannover Airport, where TUI will base a…..

Air France to transfer twice weekly Paris CDG-Saint Martin service to Joon

Air France plans to transfer twice weekly Paris CDG–Saint Martinservice to Joon, effective 04-Aug-2018 to 27-Oct-2018 (Routes Online/air-journal.fr, 12-Jul-2018). Joon will operate the service with A340-300 equipment.

Air France-KLM: Stake interest from AccorHotels impacted CEO appointment timeframe

Air France-KLM non executive director Anne-Marie Couderc commented on delays for the appointment of a new chair and CEO of the group, according to reports citing…..