KTB expects 1.5m tourists to visit Kenya in 2017, supported by growth in international arrivals

Kenya Tourism Board (KTB) chairman Jimi Kariuki and CEO Betty Radier said KTB expects visitor arrivals to Kenya to reach 1.5 million in 2017 (The Nation, 02-Sep-2017). Total visitor…..

Low Cost Carriers help to put Luxembourg on the map

If you were to ask most people to point to Luxembourg on a map of Europe, many would fail to correctly identify the small land-locked…..

SAS signs up for “massive network of routes” to deliver 150,000 additional annual passengers to Aarhus

European flag carrier SAS Scandinavian Airlines has entered into a cooperation agreement with the management and board of Aarhus Airport in Denmark to introduce “a…..

Duty of care: Is the employer actually responsible?

In the last two or three years duty of care has increasingly grown in momentum with more and more employers and employees acknowledging its importance…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – bmi regional, Heathrow Airport, WestJet, Berlin Brandenburg Airport 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…..

Niki Lauda planning to submit bid for NIKI by the ‘end of the week’

NIKI founder Niki Lauda commented on interest in the carrier, confirming: “I am preparing a plan to bid for NIKI which has to go in… by the end of…..

SAA confirms plans to transfer services to partner airlines

South African Airways (SAA) confirmed (31-Aug-2017) plans to adjust its domestic and regional network as part of a five year corporate plan designed to return the…..

Kyrgyzstan’s Government considers plans to sign MoU on fifth freedom rights

Kyrgyzstan‘s Government is reportedly reviewing plans to sign a MoU on the provision of fifth freedom rights to foreign airlines in the EU, Southeast Asia, Near East…..

CityJet to suspend London City-Antwerp service in Oct-2017

Antwerp International Airport announced (01-Sep-2017) CityJetplans to suspend London City–Antwerp service, effective 27-Oct-2017. Passengers who have booked travel after the suspension date will offered full refunds. Antwerp Airport stated it is…..

Air Mauritius to support creation of new national carrier in Ghana

Mauritius‘ Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth and Ghana‘s Minister for Aviation Cecilia Abena Dapaah held (30-Aug-2017) a meeting on 30-Aug-2017 focused mainly on the possibility of…..

Scoot India head notes LCC has fifth freedom rights to operate direct India-Europe services

Scoot‘s India head Bharath Mahadevan stated the Singaporebased LCC “can operate direct flights from Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata to destinations like Copenhagen, Vienna, Cairo and Manchester“, since it possesses the necessary fifth freedom rights to operate direct air travel…..