powdair takes a huge jump into Sion for winter sports enthusiasts

Irish virtual airline powdair plans to launch a winter programme of flights into Sion, the capital of the canton of Valais in Switzerland. The airline…..

The Cyprus Airways name returns to the skies, but things look very different in the Cypriot market

A start-up backed by a leading Russian airline has resurrected the Cyprus Airways brand and boost connectivity from the Mediterranean island. Established under the name…..

Lufthansa finds a new home for the A380 in Munich, as Frankfurt loses five SuperJumbos

After selecting its Bavarian hub for the deployment of its initial batch of Airbus A350s at the start of this year, German flag carrier Lufthansa…..

Airbus predicts demand for 40,000 mainline jets over next 20 years, but do we have enough pilots to fly them?

We have all sniggered when Otto, the inflatable autopilot is deployed in the film Airplane!, however the idea of unmanned flight decks is certainly a…..

KLM plans fond farewell to its Fokker fleet

European flag carrier KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will phase out its final Fokker 70 on October 29, 2017, ending 20 years of service with the…..

Norwegian takes the lead as new generation narrowbodies open up thin long-haul city pairs

Until very recently, the concept of long haul, low cost international service with narrowbody aircraft was merely an intriguing thought as the specifications of new…..

Reports on the demise of airline alliances are being greatly exaggerated

The death warrant for global alliances is routinely issued. It takes only a squabble between members or one airline’s partnership with a member outside the…..

TUI remains open to partnership after Etihad ends talks on formation of new leisure airline

Leading European tour operator TUI Group says it “remains open” to a potential future partnership after discussions to merge its German aviation subsidiary with NIKI,…..

Europe’s proposed ’open and connected aviation‘ policy path to industry competitiveness

The European Commission says it is delivering on its ambitious ‘Aviation Strategy for Europe’ by adopting a series of measures to further support open and…..

Read insights and analysis from this year’s IATA AGM in the CAPA Daily publications

Read insights and analysis from this year’s IATA AGM in the CAPA Daily publications. ISSUE ONE: June 4, 2017 – DOWNLOAD NOW! ISSUE TWO: June…..