Summertime, and the livin’ is easy, according to air travel demand forecast

In most parts of the world, the tourism forecast for this Summer is hot, hot, hot, reports ForwardKeys, which predicts future patterns by analysing 16…..

Norwegian roams into Italy’s long-haul market to add to Alitalia’s woes

Low-cost carrier Norwegian is to expand its transatlantic network with the addition of long-haul flights from Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci International Airport. The airline will…..

Emirates First Class cuts continue a premium cabin trend

Emirates Airline will reduce its First Class offering as part of a reconfiguration of the cabins on the Boeing 777-300ER, continuing what has become an…..

British Airways IT fiasco proves you are only as strong as your weakest link

From a terrorist cyber hack to a simple inadvertent removal of a plug from a socket, whatever caused the IT failure that left British Airways’…..

US airlines show warm front to Transatlantic recovery despite continued challenging conditions

The Transatlantic has been a challenging market for large US network airlines during the past year for a variety of reasons – the UK Brexit…..

Lessors take lead as airline industry seeks growing capital investment needs

The world airline industry continues to generate large and growing capital investment needs. The industry’s capital investment has grown sharply since the global financial crisis,…..

Airline plans to spice up the India – UK market with low fare offering

Over the last couple of months Indian carrier SpiceJet has been formulating a plan to grow into the medium- and long-haul markets with the introduction…..

Will the biggest bird find a new nest in the VVIP and ACMI markets?

Now in the tenth year of Airbus A380 operations, it is clear that the aircraft has not been the commercial success that Airbus hoped, although…..

Will airlines enjoy the ‘craic’ and sign-up for new widebody airliner?

A new joint venture has been established between Chinese and Russian aircraft manufacturers with the goal of creating a new 280-seat widebody aircraft. But the…..

Ryanair and Air Europa partnership shows how LCCs will become long-haul feeders

I am sure there are numerous questions that will be raised by any company board looking to enter into a partnership with Ryanair, but the…..

Airbnb delivers stimulation effect to hotel industry like low-fare airlines in aviation sector

In a twist on the way tourism boards promote their places, Sweden has this week listed the entire country on Airbnb, the online marketplace and…..