CAPA: Clear opportunities for Lufthansa in Berlin following airberlin and Berlin Brandenburg sagas

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Germany‘s unusual potential for three main airport hubs – or even four or five’, stated (31-Oct-2017) Lufthansa has…..

IATA: Inertia preventing airlines from switching airports in Europe, while charges grow

IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac, writing on his official blog, reported (31-Oct-2017) passenger charges at European airports have grown from an average of…..

IAG CEO confident in continued post Brexit UK-EU connectivity

IAG CEO Willie Walsh commented on post Brexit UK–EUconnectivity, stating: “The prospect of there being no flying between the UK and Europe, I don’t agree with at all… This…..

Gulf Air launches Gulf Air Holidays

Gulf Air officially launched (31-Oct-2017) Gulf Air Holidays, offering a range of holiday packages and tailored travel solutions to destinations across its network. Products include airfares,…..

Morocco’s ONDA to begin expansion of Rabat Sale International Airport in 2018

Morocco‘s Office National Des Aeroports (ONDA) outlined plans to develop Rabat Sale International Airport and expand its capacity in a project expected to commence in 2018 (fr.le360, 31-Oct-2017). The…..

SATA International incorporates A321neo in fleet renewal programme

SATA International established (31-Oct-2017) plans to incorporate one 168 seat A321neo, proceeding with its trans Atlantic fleet renovation programme. The A321neo is part of a six…..

Lanseria International Airport to be developed into airport city

South Africa‘s Gauteng Premier David Makhura stated Lanseria International Airport will be the site of a new airport city development, and will include industrial, commercial and residential projects (,…..

Air France-KLM to form JV with Jet Airways: KLM CEO

KLM CEO Peter Elbers stated Air France-KLM is close to forming a commercial JV with Jet Airways, which will likely entail synergies on more routes and frequent flyer programmes,…..

Avolon forecasts RPK growth, underpinned by strong economic dynamics in emerging markets

Avolon stated (Oct-2017) its average RPK growth forecast of 5.4% p/a through 2036 “is underpinned by the strong economic and demographic dynamics of emerging markets”. Avolon…..

Global Market Insights estimates global airport security market will be worth USD16bn by 2024

Global Market Insights Inc stated (Sep-2017) it expects the global airport security market to be worth more than USD16 billion by 2024 and reported the following forecasts…..

Russia’s airports to handle 3.5m additional passengers during 2018 FIFA World Cup event

Moscow Domodedovo Airport projected (30-Oct-2017) an additional 3.5 million passengers at all Russia‘s airports during the 2018 FIFA World Cup event, including 1.9 million passengers at Moscow…..