IndiGo and Turkish Airlines announce codeshare agreement

IndiGo and Turkish Airlines announced (21-Dec-2018) a codeshare and mutual cooperation agreement, marking the first codeshare agreement for IndiGo as part of its international expansion…..

Green Africa Airways commits to up to 100 737 MAXs in Africa’s ‘largest aircraft deal ever’

Green Africa Airways and Boeing announced (21-Dec-2018) a commitment for up to 100 737 MAX 8 aircraft, comprising 50 firm orders and 50 options. The…..

Philippine Airlines outlines 2019 summer international network changes, three new SE Asia routes

Philippine Airlines plans to adjust the following international services in 2019 summer (Routes Online, 22-Dec-2018): Manila-Delhi: Launch four times weekly with A321neo aircraft from 31-Mar-2019;…..

New Canadian ULCC to launch services in 2019

Enerjet announced (20-Dec-2018) plans to launch ultra low cost carrier (ULCC) services in 2019. The new airline is already a licenced carrier and will be branded…..

Delta Air Lines and American Express add 1m new Delta ‘SkyMiles Credit Card Members’

Delta Air Lines and American Express added (20-Dec-2018) one million new Delta ‘SkyMiles Credit Card Members’ in 2018. Delta’s partnership with American Express is expected to add USD3.4 billion in value for…..

IATA: Latin America EBIT margin down 1.4% in 3Q2018

IATA reported (20-Dec-2018) EBIT margin for Latin America was 1.4% in 3Q2018 compared with 9.8% in 3Q2017. Passenger yields remained lower year-on-year in Oct-2018 with South America (-6.1%), South America-Asia…..

Aerolineas Argentinas decreases turnaround time for Boeing 737 aircraft at domestic airports

Aerolineas Argentinas stated (19-Dec-2018) it decreased its turnaround time for Boeing 737-800 and 737 MAX 8 aircraft from an average of 50 minutes to an average of 40…..

American Airlines recognises financial achievements since merger with US Airways in 2013

American Airlines stated (17-Dec-2018) it has “earned a profit every quarter” since its merger with US Airways in 2013. The carrier also noted the following achievements: Over USD21.5 billion…..

DINAC Paraguay in discussions with multiple LCCs for launch of services to Paraguay

Direccion Nacional de Aeronautica Civil (DINAC Paraguay) director Edgar Melgarejo reported DINAC is engaged in discussions with several LCCs interested in commencing services to Paraguay, including JetSMART, Azul and Norwegian Air…..

United Airlines to open ‘Polaris’ lounge at Los Angeles International Airport in Jan-2019

United Airlines stated it will be opening its ‘Polaris’ lounge at Los Angeles International Airport‘s terminal 7 on 12-Jan-2019 (Australian Business Traveller, 18-Dec-2018). As previously reported by CAPA,…..

Aeromexico and Virgin Atlantic Airways sign codeshare agreement

Aeromexico and Virgin Atlantic Airways signed (18-Dec-2018) a codeshare agreement, covering destinations in the US, UK and Mexico. The agreement includes: Improved connectivity through New York John F Kennedy International Airport, Las Vegas McCarran International…..