Delta Air Lines to offer premium select product on three trans Atlantic routes: report

Delta Air Lines reportedly plans to debut the “premium select” economy product on three routes from the US to Reykjavik, Shannon and Ponta Delgado in Nov-2017, utilising domestically configured Boeing 757 aircraft (RunwayGirlNetwork, 22-Nov-2017). 

easyJet partners with HolidayTaxis to increase ground transport options

easyJet partnered (23-Nov-2017) with HolidayTaxis Group to provide passengers travelling to and from airports a wider range of ground transport options. Under the partnership, passengers will…..

Rwanda signs BASA with Cape Verde, planning agreement with Nigeria

Rwanda‘s Ministry of Infrastructure, via its official Twitter account, announced (23-Nov-2017) Rwanda and Cape Verde signed a bilateral air service agreement. Minister of State for Transport Jean…..

ADV: Withdrawal of airberlin causes decline in intra-German traffic in Oct-2017

Flughafenverband ADV (ADV German Airports Association) stated (23-Nov-2017) German airports saw the “weakest growth rate in over 12 months” in Oct-2017. ADV stated intra-German traffic continued…..

Aeroflot and China Southern Airlines expand codeshare agreement

Aeroflot expanded (23-Nov-2017) its codeshare agreement with China Southern Airlines. Under the agreement, Aeroflot will codeshare on China Southern Airlines‘ twice daily services from Guangzhou to Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney. The initial codeshare…..

African Development Bank and IATA sign MoU to support African aviation

African Development Bank and IATA signed (22-Nov-2017) a MoU to establish a framework for collaboration to boost the aviation sector in Africa. The parties committed to creating and implementing…..

Tigerair Australia: Nearly 26m passengers handled in first 10 years

Tigerair Australia celebrated (23-Nov-2017) its 10th anniversary. Tigerair Australia head of communications Vanessa Regan reported the carrier has flown close to 26 million passengers over its…..

Air New Zealand working with Winding Tree to experiment with blockchain technology

Air New Zealand reported (23-Nov-2017) it is exploring the use of blockchain-based systems within its business. Air New Zealand is partnering with travel platform Winding Tree,…..

Accommodation Association of Australia establishes board to work with Victorian tourism industry

Accommodation Association of Australia established (21-Nov-2017) a Victorian State Advisory Board. Members of the new board will work closely with Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major…..

Qantas to make concerted effort to increase number of women pilots

Qantas Group CEO Alan Joyce reported the carrier plans to hire more than 300 pilots across the group, and wants to increase the level of female…..

South Australia State Government commits RDF grant to fund tourism accommodation

South Australia State Government announced (22-Nov-2017) an AUD1 million (USD761,500) investment to support tourism accommodation in Port Augusta, with financing provided through a grant from the Regional…..