Ethiopian Airlines applies to operate Sao Paulo-Buenos Aires service

Ethiopian Airlines filed a slot request with Brazil‘s National Civil Aviation Agency to operate São Paulo-Buenos Aires service, linking its established Addis Ababa-São Paulo route (Aviacion al dia, 30-Sep-2017). Ethiopian Airlines plans to…..

Engine failure forces Air France A380 to divert into Goose Bay – IMAGES and VIDEO

A serious uncontained engine failure forced an Air France Airbus A380 to divert into the small Canadian town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay in the province…..

Vultures already circle as wounded Monarch Airlines falls into administration

It has become a perennial problem in the competitive European airline sector over recent years, but despite a significant restructuring UK carrier Monarch Airlines has…..

Can we safely live in a world full of drones making data-driven decisions in real time?

While unmanned aircraft technology is not new, the thought of thousands of drones constantly buzzing around our skies still feels like it belongs in a…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Avianca, Ryanair, Philippine Airlines and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

Air Malta plans new routes and additional frequencies under five year development plan

Air Malta plans to increase aircraft and frequency, in accordance with its growth focused five year development strategy, as confirmed by chairman Charles Mangion (Malta Independent, 01-Oct-2017)……

fastjet launches brand in Mozambique, first LCC to enter market

fastjet launched its brand in Mozambique recently following a brand licence agreement with Federal Airlines and Solenta Aviation Mozambique, becoming the first LCC to enter the Mozambican market (Reuters/Breaking Travel News, 29/30-Sep-2017)……

Qatar Airways will ‘massively grow’ Meridiana

Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker stated Qatar Airways will “massively grow” Meridiana, including a relaunch with new aircraft and new branding and an expansion of its European and…..

Tourism Ireland welcomes overseas visitors, continued concern for decreasing UK market

Tourism Ireland welcomed (29-Sep-2017) figures published showing 6,714,600 inbound tourists visited Ireland from Jan-2017 to Aug-2017, representing a 2.5% year-on-year increase. Tourism Ireland CEO Niall Gibbons added: “North America and…..

EgyptAir to add 787, A320neos to fleet

EgyptAir Holding Company board of directors provided in principle approval to develop the carrier’s fleet with Boeing 787 and A320neo aircraft (Daily News Egypt, 01-Oct-2017). Chairman Safwat Musallam said…..

Russia to invest EUR6.5bn in tourism development in period from 2019 to 2025

Russia‘s Federal Agency for Tourism (Rostourism) Oleg Safonov the maximum volume of the total funding to be invested into the development of domestic and inbound tourism under…..