Hilton’s new Connected Room to debut across USA in early 2018

Hilton has confirmed its new ‘Connected Room’ a high-tech guest room that enables guests to personalise and control every aspect of their stay from one…..

Changing market conditions – we speak to the industry!

In an era where demand for air travel continues to grow, and where competition in the dynamic aviation is getting fierce, airports and airlines must…..

More corporate travellers are opting to take a “Lyft”

Hallmark companies of the sharing economy including Airbnb and Uber are increasingly broadening their reach into the lucrative business customer base, and now Uber’s rival…..

Moody’s: Stable 2018 outlook for global airlines and aircraft leasing sector

Moody’s maintained (11-Dec-2017) its stable outlooks for global airlines and aircraft leasing, as well as the global shipping and North American railroads, under its 2018 outlook for the…..

Uber’s competition continues to grow: is the tech company being ‘out-teched’?

The European ride-sharing company Taxify officially launched in Sydney yesterday, bringing important competition to giant Uber. According to Taxify, the launch brings with it a…..

Is there a real need for speed for scheduled passenger airliners?

The latest generation of airliners now allow us to fly much further than we have previously, but should we just be focusing on range? Is…..

The value of aircraft orders – it is all a tale of smoke and mirrors

A rumoured Emirates Airline follow-up Airbus A380 order failed to materialise at the Dubai Air Show and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier selected the…..

WestJet’s 787s help it address a long haul market worth billions

Canada’s WestJet ripped up the low cost playbook years ago with new initiatives spanning from the creation of its regional subsidiary Encore to the launch…..

Fraport interested in operating Newark terminal A

Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft (BDL – Federal Association of German Air Transport), via its official website, reposted (10-Dec-2017) a report confirming commentary from BDL president and Fraport chairman…..

Airline ancillary revenues set to top USD80 billion in 2017; more than USD20 per passenger

Airline ancillary revenues are projected to top USD80 billion worldwide in 2017, more than triple the figure achieved in 2010, a latest study on the…..