Waking up to the pilot shortage issue… the problem is now

For years there has been much talk about the looming shortage of pilots, but it is becoming clear that unless some immediate action is taken…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Icelandair, Spirit Airlines, GOL Airlines and more

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

WOW air uses Iceland to bridge transatlantic divide for smaller US communities

Icelandic low-fare carrier WOW air is to expand its network in the United States with the introduction of new flights from its Reykjavik hub at…..

Emirates faces a big dilemma – how do you replace the A380?

With continued slow sales – or should that be non-existent sales – of the Airbus A380 over the past two years and it looking increasingly…..

Delta Air Lines fills Lagos – New York void as it grows its network out of Africa

US major Delta Air Lines will add a three times weekly link to the Nigerian city of Lagos during summer 2018, complementing its existing flight…..

Brazil airport privatisation: “Steak with bone” as the economy slowly recovers

A further round of concessions to privatise the operation of airports in Brazil is in the process of being announced. It comes just as the…..

Hawaiian Airlines plans further expansion in Asia Pacific

Hawaiian Airlines intends to expand its network in Asia Pacific using A330s that will be freed up as new A321neos take over some of its…..

Airlines boogie on down to US ‘music cities’

British Airways (BA) has confirmed it will operate a five times weekly London Heathrow-Nashville service, effective May-2018, with Boeing 787-8 equipment. This is overtly an…..

Fiji emerges as a popular tourist destination for Americans as Fiji Airways adds US capacity

Fiji Airways is planning to expand in the US market in response to surging demand and the emergence of Fiji as a popular holiday destination…..

Viva Air Group accelerating Latin America expansion with Peru launch

Latin American LCC group Viva is considering the launch of new affiliates after placing an order for 50 A320 family aircraft. The 15 A320ceos and 35…..