Royal Jordanian CEO predicts ‘strong rebound’ in results

Royal Jordanian CEO Stefan Pichler, speaking on CAPA TV, said (Oct-2017) the airline has “a lot of room for improvement” but reported “strong recovery in the…..

Thomson Airways re-brands as TUI UK

TUI UK announced (18-Oct-2017) the Thomson Airways brand ceased to exist as of 18-Oct-2017, completing the leisure carrier’s re-branding to TUI. Details include: Thomson established in 1965; More than 600 UK retail…..

IAG CEO optimistic Aer Lingus-Ryanair connecting services partnership will launch in summer 2018

IAG CEO Willie Walsh, speaking on CAPA TV, commented (Oct-2017) on Aer Lingus‘s planned connecting service partnership with Ryanair at Dublin Airport, stating: “There’s a good business case for it……

Air France-KLM to receive 15 new Boeing 787s by the end of winter 2017/18

Air France-KLM reported (16-Oct-2017) it expects to take delivery of 15 new Boeing 787s by the end of the winter 2017/18 season. KLM is slated to receive 10 787s to…..

Cobalt Air CEO outlines five year plan

Cobalt Air CEO Andrew Madar, speaking on CAPA TV, stated (Oct-2017) “what we foresee in about five years is a handful of long haul routes to China, India, South…..

Blue Air invites passengers to propose new Liverpool destination for summer 2018

Blue Air invited (17-Oct-2017) passengers to propose new destinations from Liverpool John Lennon Airport, to operate in summer 2017. Blue Air sales and marketing manager for North West UK Elena…..

Emirates may resume second daily Lagos frequency and Abuja service

Emirates regional manager West Africa Afzal Parambil said the airline is in discussions with Nigeria‘s Government on resuming a second daily Dubai–Lagos frequency (The Nation, 17-Oct-2017). He said: “We stopped our…..

Norwegian Reward partners with Groupon UK

Norwegian partnered (17-Oct-2017) with Groupon UK to enable Norwegian Reward loyalty programme members to earn points when purchasing Groupon UK offers. Norwegian Reward MD Brede Huser said: “There’s…..

Rwanda outlines measures for implementation of Yamoussoukro Decision and single African market

Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority announced (16-Oct-2017) immediate measures towards implementation of the Yamoussoukro Decision and establishment of a single African air transport market, including the following: 23…..

Airbus and Bombardier to become partners in C Series programme

Airbus and Bombardier signed (16-Oct-2017) an agreement to become partners in Bombardier‘s C Series aircraft programme; Agreement scope: Airbus will provide procurement, sales and marketing, and customer support expertise…..

easyJet submits expression of interest for restructured Alitalia assets

easyJet submitted (16-Oct-2017) an expression of interest in certain assets of a restructured Alitalia, “consistent with easyJet’s existing strategy for Italy“. easyJet stated the content of the expression…..