Is First class airline travel dead? Premium perks, the new marketing tool

Aviation companies are continually seeking efficiency and pragmatism, while structurally shifting from being an airline company to a brand relevant in businesses beyond travel. That…..

Bitcoin Watch – Keep an eye on the cryptocurrency taking the world by storm

At the beginning of 2017, the highly volatile Bitcoin was valued at just below USD1,000, however recently it has skyrocketed well into the teens at a…..

Can Milan – New York take the strain as Meridiana outlines trans Atlantic plans?

With its new backing from Qatar Airways, Meridiana has confirmed plans to launch long haul scheduled flights to New York and Miami from next summer……

Travelport boasts the first IATA NDC Level 3 certification

Travelport, announced last week it was now certified by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a “Level 3” aggregator under IATA’s New Distribution Capability…..

Bitcoin Watch – Keep an eye on the cryptocurrency taking the world by storm

At the beginning of 2017, the highly volatile Bitcoin was valued at just below USD1,000, however recently it has skyrocketed well into the teens at a…..

Delta brokers an Airbus deal that could net billions in revenue from P&W engine overhauls

Delta’s landmark order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets puts the airline squarely in the Airbus camp, with the European airframer now representing nearly 70% of…..

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…..

Bitcoin Watch – Keep an eye on the cryptocurrency taking the world by storm

At the beginning of 2017, the highly volatile Bitcoin was valued at just below USD1,000, however recently it has skyrocketed well into the teens at a…..

More airlines “ask Alexa” as AI becomes more mainstream in the industry

United Airlines and Air Canada are the latest airlines to tap the ever growing popularity of AI by adding Amazon’s Alexa to their respective customer…..

Expats in the City – Manama and Bahrain the hottest places for expatriate life

With summer temperatures reaching up to 50°C (122°F), the Kingdom of Bahrain, an Arab constitutional monarchy and island archipelago in the Persian Gulf, is certainly…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – Blockchain, John F Kennedy Airport, SAS and more

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