CAPA: Clear opportunities for Lufthansa in Berlin following airberlin and Berlin Brandenburg sagas

CAPA – Centre for Aviation, in a report entitled: ‘Germany‘s unusual potential for three main airport hubs – or even four or five’, stated (31-Oct-2017) Lufthansa has…..

IATA: Inertia preventing airlines from switching airports in Europe, while charges grow

IATA director general and CEO Alexandre de Juniac, writing on his official blog, reported (31-Oct-2017) passenger charges at European airports have grown from an average of…..

IAG CEO confident in continued post Brexit UK-EU connectivity

IAG CEO Willie Walsh commented on post Brexit UK–EUconnectivity, stating: “The prospect of there being no flying between the UK and Europe, I don’t agree with at all… This…..

Gulf Air launches Gulf Air Holidays

Gulf Air officially launched (31-Oct-2017) Gulf Air Holidays, offering a range of holiday packages and tailored travel solutions to destinations across its network. Products include airfares,…..

Morocco’s ONDA to begin expansion of Rabat Sale International Airport in 2018

Morocco‘s Office National Des Aeroports (ONDA) outlined plans to develop Rabat Sale International Airport and expand its capacity in a project expected to commence in 2018 (fr.le360, 31-Oct-2017). The…..

SATA International incorporates A321neo in fleet renewal programme

SATA International established (31-Oct-2017) plans to incorporate one 168 seat A321neo, proceeding with its trans Atlantic fleet renovation programme. The A321neo is part of a six…..

Lanseria International Airport to be developed into airport city

South Africa‘s Gauteng Premier David Makhura stated Lanseria International Airport will be the site of a new airport city development, and will include industrial, commercial and residential projects (,…..

Qantas announces domestic schedule for newest Boeing 787-9

Qantas Airways announced (30-Oct-2017) the domestic schedule for its new Boeing 787-9, which will operate on select domestic services between Melbourne, Perth and Sydney from 01-Nov-2017 to 14-Dec-2017. The six…..

Update on Virgin Australia services to Samoa

Virgin Australia confirmed (30-Oct-2017) its plans to operate five times weekly Auckland-Apia service has been denied by the SamoaGovernment. From 13-Nov-2017, Virgin Australia’s Auckland-Apia service will cease operating and has…..

AFAP: Fatigue is a significant problem for commercial pilots in Australia

Australian Federation of Air Pilots (AFAP) released (30-Oct-2017) a report describing the findings of an independent survey of 1132 Australian commercial pilots on their experiences of…..

Fiji Link welcomes newest Viking Air DHC-6 Series 400 aircraft

Fiji Airways domestic subsidiary, Fiji Link, stated (30-Oct-2017) it took delivery of its latest aircraft, a Viking Air DHC-6 Series 400. The aircraft is the first of three the airline has purchased…..