SAS encouraged by increased biofuel bookings in Nov-2019

SAS CEO Rickard Gustafson reported (06-Dec-2019) the carrier is encouraged by an increasing number of passengers choosing to add biofuel to their bookings. During Nov-2019, 48%…..

Berlin Schoenefeld Airport launches food and beverage mobile application service

Berlin Schoenefeld Airport launched (06-Dec-2019) a cashless online food ordering service via its mobile application, allowing passengers to preorder food and beverages which are located after…..

Jin Air to suspend Seoul Incheon-Hong Kong service for further three months

Jin Air plans to extend the suspension of Seoul Incheon-Hong Kong service until 28-Mar-2020 (Routes Online, 06-Dec-2019). The airline previously planned to resume the service…..

Himalaya Airlines to commence Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur service in Dec-2019

Himalaya Airlines, via its official Facebook account, announced (06-Dec-2019) plans to commence twice weekly Kathmandu-Kuala Lumpur service on 09-Dec-2019. Nepal Airlines, Malaysia Airlines and Malindo…..

Hong Kong CAD will not take further action against Hong Kong Airlines ‘for the time being’

Hong Kong Civil Aviation Department (CAD) announced (07-Dec-2019) it will not take further action against Hong Kong Airlines‘ air operator’s certificate “for the time being”…..

Austrian Airlines aims to achieve climate neutral growth as of 2020

Austrian Airlines announced (06-Dec-2019) plans to achieve carbon neutral growth as of 2020, within the framework of the CORSIA agreement. The initiative will focus on three…..

Visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka down 10% in Nov-2019

Sri Lanka‘s Tourism Development Authority reported (07-Dec-2019) visitor arrivals to Sri Lanka for Nov-2019. Details include: Visitor arrivals: 176,984, -9.5% year-on-year; India: 31,677, -19.1%; China (including Hong…..

Sydney Airport to construct new ‘on-airport’ hotel precinct

Sydney Airport announced (06-Dec-2019) the airport plans to construct a dedicated hotel precinct to leverage operational synergies. The airport plans to launch a new hotel…..

Sydney Airport to target underserved new, medium sized origin and destination markets in 2020

Sydney Airport announced (06-Dec-2019) the following opportunities to target under served markets and new, medium sized origin and destination markets from mid 2020. Kathmandu; Mumbai;…..

Melbourne Avalon Airport CEO: AirAsia partnership an ‘outstanding success’

Melbourne Avalon Airport CEO Justin Giddings announced (05-Dec-2019) its partnership with AirAsia after one year has “been an outstanding success for passengers, AirAsia, Avalon and…..

Asiana Airlines extends A380 operation on Sydney service

Asiana Airlines plans to continue operating A380 equipment on daily Seoul Incheon-Sydney service until 11-May-2020, replacing 777-200ERs (Routes Online, 05-Dec-2019). The A380 operation was originally…..