Qatar‘s Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics reported (Sep-2017) visitor arrivals from Gulf Cooperation Countries (GCC) declined 18.4% to 656,681 in Jul-2017, while visitation from other…..
SAS saved (05-Sep-2017) SEK225 million (EUR23 million) during Q3FY2017 ended 31-Jul-2017 under its efficiency enhancement programme. Improvement measures include: Outsourcing of Cimber to CityJet; Reduced manning with cabin crew…..
Thomas Cook Airlines announced (05-Sep-2017) plans to launch weekly Marsa Alam services from Birmingham and London Gatwick, effective 19-Oct-2017. The carrier and tour operator also reported a 113% year-on-year increase in…..
The ambitious network growth strategies among the Gulf hub carriers – based on sixth freedom rights via their respective hubs – is continuing to drive…..
British Airways (BA) is introducing a new service called Premium Transfer Drive at London’s Heathrow Airport to ensure that customers who are at risk of…..
While many European airports are having a purple patch right now Lisbon Airport’s sustained growth, especially in 2016 and the first five months of 2017…..
EU Commission approved (04-Sep-2017) German Government plans to grant a “temporary” EUR150 million bridging loan to airberlin. The Commission expects the measure “will allow for the orderly…..
Amsterdam Schiphol Airport reported (04-Sep-2017) its ‘small bags only’ security lanes trial saw 95% of passengers wait between zero and 10 minutes. As previously reported by CAPA, Schiphol trialled a…..
China‘s Ambassador to the UAE Ni Jian met with Etihad AirwaysCEO Peter Baumgartner on 28-Aug-2017. Mr Baumgartner said the carrier attaches great importance to the Chinese market, adding…..