Transavia launches voice bookings assistant via Google Home platform

Transavia CCO Nicolas Henin, via his personal Twitter and LinkedIn accounts, reposted (11-Dec-2018) a report stating the carrier launched a new vocal assistant service via the GoogleHome platform…..

KLM previews newly renovated KLM Crown Lounge

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, via its official Twitter account, previewed (11-Dec-2018) the first section of its newly renovated KLM Crown Lounge at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport non Schengen zone (,…..

Thalys to launch two new rail routes in summer 2019

Thalys announced (11-Dec-2018) plans to launch the following rail routes in 2019: Amsterdam-Marne-la-Vallée service via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Rotterdam, Antwerp, Brussels and Paris CDG. Bookings open on 18-Dec-2018 for travel from 31-Mar-2019;…..

Full visa liberalisation for Chinese travellers into Europe could generate EUR12.5 billion per annum in additional inbound spending

New research from the European Travel Commission shows that visa liberalisation between China and Europe would undoubtedly increase demand from one of the most lucrative…..

Global Risk Map highlights the world is becoming ‘ever more complex for individuals and organisations alike’

The world is becoming “ever more complex for individuals and organisations alike,” according to the recently released Drum Cussac’s 2019 Global Risk Map, which provides…..

Did you know? Top 10 Regions Ranked by Capacity

In this week’s Did you know, we take a look at the top regions ranked by seat capacity for the week commencing 10-Dec-2018. Top 10…..


EMEA appointment highlights of the month – November 2018

The travel, tourism and aviation industries in the EMEA region witness policy and upper level changes on a daily basis. It is important to not…..

Advantage Africa – an update on latest travel developments across the Continent

Is the African market finally ready to fulfil its full potential? Will a new more open approach to air connectivity finally open the door to…..

Video insights from the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit – Part 1

The latest decade has been one of relative stability for the aviation industry, but the tide has almost certainly now turned, and it is certainly…..

London Calling! More slots available in summer 2019 despite increasing capital congestion

As one of the most constrained areas in Europe, the London airports are always a challenge for airlines to gain access or increase operations. With…..