Brazil’s Minister of Tourism: Air fares reduced with the arrival of LCCs

Brazil‘s Minister of Tourism Marcelo Alvaro Antonio commented on international air fares in Brazil with the arrival of LCCs, stating that the price of ticket to London…..

TUI Group to drop ‘MAX’ branding from its schedules when 737 MAX returns to service

TUIfly managing director Oliver Lackman said the TUI Group will eliminate the ‘MAX’ branding from the Boeing 737 MAX across its flight schedule once the aircraft is ungrounded, replacing it with 737-8…..

British Airways increases single-use plastic reduction target for 2020

British Airways announced (26-Feb-2020) a new target to remove more than 700 tonnes of single-use plastic onboard its services in 2020, amounting to more than a…..

Norwegian Air ranked largest foreign airline in New York City for 2019

Norwegian announced (25-Feb-2020) the carrier maintained New York City’s largest airline in 2019. Norwegian Air SVP of commercial long haul and new markets Matthew Wood stated: “During a…..

Tianjin Airlines suspends last remaining international service

Tianjin Airlines suspended its last remaining international service, five times weekly Tianjin-Osaka Kansai, from 21-Feb-2020 to 28-Mar-2020 (Routes Online, 25-Feb-2020).

China Southern Airlines files additional intl service changes for Feb/Mar-2020

China Southern Airlines filed the following additional international service changes (Routes Online, 25-Feb-2020): Guangzhou-Auckland: Reduce from 14 times weekly to four from 10-Feb-2020 to 08-Mar-2020,…..

Hainan Airlines updates additional international service changes

Hainan Airlines filed the following additional international service changes (Routes Online, 25-Feb-2020): Beijing Capital-Berlin Tegel: Three times weekly service suspended from 17-Feb-2020 to 28-Mar-2020; Beijing…..

Air Europa strengthens digital partnership with Amadeus

Air Europa signed (26-Feb-2020) an extended partnership agreement with Amadeus to upgrade its retailing and accelerate its digital transformation. The airline has signed for Amadeus Digital Experience Suite, Altéa Inventory,…..

Qatar Airways to resume services to mainland China and Hong Kong from mid Mar-2020

Qatar Airways plans to resume the following services to Mainland China and Hong Kong from mid Mar-2020 (Routes Online, 26-Feb-2020): Doha-Beijing Capital: Daily, operating between…..

Air New Zealand pax up 2% to 1.3m in Jan-2020, driven by 14% long haul traffic growth

Air New Zealand reported (27-Feb-2020) the following traffic highlights for Jan-2020: Passengers: 1.3 million, +1.9% year-on-year; Short haul: 1.1 million, -0.2%; Domestic: 780,000 +0.6%; Tasman/Pacific:…..

Tourism New Zealand receives USD6.3m funding package in response to coronavirus

Tourism New Zealand received (18-Feb-2020) a NZD10 million (USD6.3 million) government funding package in response to the impacts of coronavirus. Tourism New Zealand CEO Stephen…..