ADV: Withdrawal of airberlin causes decline in intra-German traffic in Oct-2017

Flughafenverband ADV (ADV German Airports Association) stated (23-Nov-2017) German airports saw the “weakest growth rate in over 12 months” in Oct-2017. ADV stated intra-German traffic continued…..

Aeroflot and China Southern Airlines expand codeshare agreement

Aeroflot expanded (23-Nov-2017) its codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines. Under the agreement, Aeroflot will codeshare on China Southern Airlines‘ twice daily services from Guangzhou to Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney. The initial codeshare…..

African Development Bank and IATA sign MoU to support African aviation

African Development Bank and IATA signed (22-Nov-2017) a MoU to establish a framework for collaboration to boost the aviation sector in Africa. The parties committed to creating and implementing…..

Monarch administrator wins appeal to retain London slots; Birmingham and Manchester slots already reallocated

The UK Court of Appeal has overruled a previous decision to return the slots of collapsed carrier Monarch Airlines to slot coordinator ACL for reallocation…..

Traxo claims to have the solution to the increasing problem of corporate travel booking leakage

Itinerary intelligence and travel data aggregation technology solutions specialist Traxo says it has found a solution to the increasing level of business travel now being…..

Don Quijote would be proud – Spain’s Ciudad Real Airport may function again

If there is one example anywhere in the world of an airport that should never have been built – a textbook case study that should…..

EY and Concur develop first fully integrated tax and immigration solution for business travellers

A new digital solution that helps business travellers manage tax and immigration compliance risks has been developed in partnership by travel, expense and invoice management…..

Air France launches AirFranceShopping website

Air France, via its official Twitter account, announced (22-Nov-2017) the launch of its new #AirFranceShopping website. Brand and communications director Dominique Wood said: “Few aviation companies…..

ASL Airlines France signs with Travelport

ASL Airlines France signed (21-Nov-2017) a distribution contract with Travelport, enabling more French and global travel agencies to access ASL Airlines France‘s ‘5O’ designated code with “rich and…..

African Development Bank calls for ‘bold actions’ to improve connectivity and reduce costs in Africa

African Development Bank called (21-Nov-2017) for “bold actions” to improve connectivity and market access and reduce costs in Africa‘s aviation sector. African Development Bank VP for the…..

UAE GCAA and IATA sign cooperation agreement

UAE‘s General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and IATA signed (20-Nov-2017) a MoU to strengthen, promote and enhance cooperation in civil aviation and facilitation. The parties agreed to share information,…..