Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico eliminate 83% of service differences

Delta Air Lines reported (05-Dec-2019) 83% of service differences between itself and Aeromexico have been “eliminated”. As previously reported in Jun-2019, the service differences between the two airlines…..

Emirates CCO: Interline agreement with Interjet demonstrates ‘commitment to Mexico for the long run’

Emirates CCO Adnan Kazim stated (05-Dec-2019) it’s enhanced interline agreement with Interjet demonstrates Emirates‘ “commitment to Mexico for the long run, as we continue to look at ways to build our…..

US CBP to continue to allow US citizens to voluntarily participate in biometric entry-exit programme

US Customs and Border Protection stated “upon consultation with Congress and privacy experts” the CBP has determined it will “continue to allow US citizens to voluntarily participate in…..

Viva appoints new CIO with ‘clear understanding of relationship between business and technology’

Viva Group, via its official LinkedIn account, announced (05-Dec-2019) it appointed Justin Hall as CIO. Viva stated that Mr Hall has “a clear understanding of…..

Overcoming the hurdles of 2020 – the key stories from the opening morning of the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit in Malta

The enormous publicity attracted by a sixteen year old Swedish girl has rattled the airline industry and is prompting government talk of aviation taxes to…..

CAPA Global Aviation Awards for Excellence recognises top aviation leaders – British Airways, Swoop, Spirit Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines and airBaltic secure coveted awards

British Airways, Swoop and Spirit Airlines, have been recognised among the top airlines at CAPA’s annual Global Aviation Awards for Excellence in Malta. The nine…..

The emissions debate – UNWTO calls for enhanced cooperation between the transport and tourism sectors to effectively transform tourism for climate action

As The Blue Swan Daily reported earlier this week, the anti-flying movement has gained greater momentum in the past year. This comes almost as a…..

United Airlines orders 50 A321XLRs to replace 757 fleet; defers A350 deliveries

United Airlines announced (03-Dec-2019) an order for 50 A321XLRs, scheduled for delivery from 2024. The aircraft will enable United to commence the replacement and retirement of its Boeing 757-200 fleet…..

Argentina’s President elect indicates he plans to revert aerocomercial policy to benefit Aerolineas

Argentina‘s President elect Alberto Fernandez commented on the aviation industry in Argentina and LCCs, stating: “It is clear that the sky is open and all can circulate……..

Air Canada to increase frequency on two services to Paris CDG

Air Canada announced (03-Dec-2019) plans to increase frequency on the following services: Montreal-Paris Charles de Gaulle: To 17 times weekly from 02-Jul-2020 to 27-Aug-2020, operating with A330-300s;…..

Santo Domingo Las Americas Airport to build a new terminal for VIP passengers

Santo Domingo Las Americas International Airport plans to commence construction of a 3000sqm terminal connected to the current terminal effective 2020 (Listin Diario, 03-Dec-2019). The new…..