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…..

Blue Air expands its pan-European network strategy with Liverpool base

According to data from OAG, Romanian LCC Blue Air’s total seat numbers will grow by 64% year-on-year in the summer 2017 schedule – faster than…..

Europe’s legacy airline groups upbeat on unit revenue despite wider Q1 losses

Europe’s big three legacy airline groups collectively reported a wider net loss in 1Q2017 compared with the same period a year earlier. However, this deterioration…..

Virtual reality flying from London City in airport digitalisation breakthrough

London City Airport is to introduce the UK’s first digital air traffic control tower in a pioneering step for European aviation. As it celebrates its…..

Ryanair trials transfers in Rome as non-aligned network provides timely success margin

Ryanair has selected Rome’s Fiumicino Airport as the launch platform for connecting flights offering passengers one-stop connectivity across an initial network of ten routes. Passengers…..

Rumoured European transatlantic electronics ban could have $1 billion impact on industry

The past days have seen much speculation and increasing media coverage over a possible extension by the United States of America of the current ban…..

easyJet looks to larger jets as half-year losses rise

A firm commitment to add Airbus A321neo jets into its fleet from summer 2018 will see easyJet become the latest global low-cost carrier commit to…..

Air France’s low-cost boost will initially be based around A321 and A340 flying

Air France hopes its new low-cost business will enable it to better compete in attracting a new market of passengers in the millennial’s segment, an…..

After an unprecedented network cut, THY appears to be on the growth path once again

In the winter 2016/2017 schedule the Turkish Airlines (THY) Group implemented an unprecedented year-on-year cut in capacity. According to data from OAG, its total seat…..