Key Topic Highlights from CAPA-ACTE Global Summit

The 2017 CAPA ACTE Global Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit in London took place last week, 11-13 October and brought together high ranking executives of…..

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…..

Etihad Airways to reduce frequency, deploy larger aircraft on Los Angeles service from Jan-2018

Etihad Airways plans to reduce Abu Dhabi-Los Angeles frequency from daily to five times weekly, effective 15-Jan-2018 to 30-Apr-2018, according to a 16-Oct-2017 GDS display. The airline…..

Lufthansa Group submits proposal for establishing a restructured Alitalia

Lufthansa Group submitted (16-Oct-2017) a confidential offer expressing interest in establishing a “NewAlitalia”. Lufthansa expressed interest in Alitalia‘s global network traffic and European and domestic point-to-point business……

OAG releases OTP star ratings for Oct-2017

OAG released (16-Oct-2017) OTP star ratings for Oct-2017. Highlights include: Safair tops OAG’s list of 5 star airlines having achieved the highest OTP of any qualifying airline…..

Oman Air CEO resigns

Oman Air announced (16-Oct-2017) the board accepted the resignation of CEO Paul Gregorowitsch. EVP for products and brand development Abdulaziz Saud AlRaisi will serve as acting…..

ONDA working to develop commercial activity at Moroccan airports

Morocco‘s Office National Des Aeroports (ONDA) CEO Zouhair Mohammed El Aoufir stated (16-Oct-2017) the agency is working to develop commercial activity at Moroccan airports through various initiatives, including:…..

Cyprus airport operator encourages the country to seek a greater share of the ‘tourism pie’

The Chief Executive of Hermes Airports, Eleni Kaloyirou said recently that the company “is convinced that Cyprus can have a greater share of the international…..

Icelandair and WOW air seek privatisation of Keflavik Airport, but is that the solution?

According to local press reports, Icelandair Group’s president and CEO Björgólfur Jóhannsson and WOW air CEO Skúli Mogensen agree that Keflavik International Airport should be privatised…..

Highlight reel: 2017 CAPA ACTE Global Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit in London

The 2017 CAPA ACTE Global Aviation and Corporate Travel Summit in London took place last week, 11-13 October and brought together high ranking executives of…..