Air New Zealand trials downtown Queenstown check in and bag drop

Air New Zealand announced (12-Nov-2019) plans to introduce a pop up check in and bag drop service for domestic and international passengers in downtown Queenstown…..

EVA Air pax up 10%, cargo up 1% in Oct-2019, yield declines

EVA Air reported (11-Nov-2019) the following traffic highlights for Oct-2019: Passenger revenue: TWD8595 million (USD280.2 million), +6.5% year-on-year; Passengers: 1.1 million, +10.0%; Passenger load factor: 78.9%,…..

Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic apply to ACCC for cooperation between Australia and UK/Ireland

Australian Competitor and Consumer Commission (ACCC) granted (08-Nov-2019) Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic permission for authorisation to allow cooperation on services between Australia and the…..

Coles Online launches Click&Collect smart locker service at Melbourne Airport

Coles Online launched (08-Nov-2019) new Click&Collect smart locker service at Melbourne Airport‘s Terminal 4 car park, allowing travellers to order groceries and have them delivered…..

South Korea MOLIT grounds nine 737NG and refers 36 to Boeing for fuselage cracks

South Korea‘s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) completed (11-Nov-2019) safety inspections on 100 Boeing 737NG aircraft at the request of the US FAA……

Rex granted Labour Agreement to combat skills shortage

Regional Express (Rex) announced (11-Nov-2019) it was granted a five year Labour Agreement (LA) by Australia‘s Department of Home Affairs on 05-Nov-2019. The agreement will…..

Airbus unveils first A220-300 for Air Canada

Airbus unveiled (08-Nov-2019) the first of 45 A220-300 aircraft for Air Canada in Mirabel. The aircraft has been painted in the carrier’s livery and is…..

United Airlines: Proposals to increase air travel costs in Guam will ‘reduce demand’

United Airlines said proposals from Guam to “increase costs of air travel will reduce demand and ultimately have a negative effect on travel, trade, commerce…..

Ryanair launches first services to Georgia

Ryanair launched (08-Nov-2019) its first services to Georgia. Highlights include: Milan Bergamo-Tbilisi: Four times weekly; Bologna-Kutaisi: Twice weekly; Marseille-Kutaisi: Twice weekly; Delivering an estimated 130,000 passengers…..

Argentina ANAC reduces airport security fees by 20%

Argentina ANAC announced (06-Nov-2019) a 20% reduction in security fees for international services to USD8 per passenger, effective 01-Jan-2020.

CAPA Fleet Database: CSA Czech Airlines orders A220-300s, adjusts A320neo and A321XLR orders

CAPA Fleet Database, on reconciliation of the Airbus Oct-2019 orders and delivery sheet, found (08-Nov-2019) CSA Czech Airlines is the customer for an undisclosed order for four A220-300s made…..