Mexico’s incoming President on NMCIA: ‘This is not possible. We cant finance that’

Mexico‘s incoming President Andres Obrador, via his personal YouTube account, announced (08-Oct-2018) a technical report found that mutual operations of Mexico City Juarez International Airport and the…..

American implements new policy that restricts travel agents from accommodating pax on other flights

American Airlines reportedly implemented a new policy that discourages travel agents from accommodating economy passengers on competitors’ flights, in the case of delayed or cancelled services…..

Gol bets strongly on international expansion as hedging against BRL fluctuation

Gol Linhas Aereas CEO Paulo Kakinoff announced plans to expand international capacity (ASK) by 40% year-on-year in 2019, seeking an artificial hedge against the fluctuation of the…..

Delta Air Lines to offer free WiFi: CEO

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian stated the airline is focusing on how to offer free WiFi on its aircraft, although it is still exploring and…..

American Airlines to launch New York JFK-San Antonio service

American Airlines plans to launch daily New York JFK-San Antonioservice from 14-Feb-2019 with Boeing 737-800 equipment, as per a 08-Oct-2018 GDS inventory and timetable display. Delta Air Linesalso operate the route…..

Lima Airport new terminal should be prioritised over second runway: carriers association

Peru‘s international carriers association general manager Carlos Gutierez commented on the delay for the expansion of Lima Jorge Chavez International Airport, the construction of a second…..

Bahamasair: Taxation makes over 50% of ticket price in some routes

Bahamasair CEO Tracy Cooper stated that taxation on some routes exceeds 50% of the ticket cost (Tribune242, 05-Oct-2018). He stated that a ticket from Nassau to Miami costs more than…..

Travelport on schedule to launch IATA NDC API capability during 4Q2018

Travelport president and CEO Gordon Wilson reported (04-Oct-2018) indirect distribution channels are embracing IATA‘s New Distribution Capability (NDC) API and announced Travelport is on schedule to launch its first…..

United Airlines: Premium economy has potential to be ‘fantastic product’, although ‘early days’

United Airlines chief commercial officer Andrew Nocella stated premium economy has the potential to be a “fantastic product” for the airline as well as its shareholders…..

Azul: ‘We’re very pleased with the current demand environment in Brazil’

Azul Linhas Aereas CEO John Rodgerson commented (05-Oct-2018) on Brazil‘s aviation environment, stating: “We are very pleased with the current demand environment in Brazil, which continues to improve…..

SAP Concur adds American Airlines

SAP Concur announced (05-Oct-2018) the addition of American Airlines to its network. SAP Concur will connect more than 400,000 American Airlines ‘AAdvantage’ accounts with SAP Concur via TripLink, allowing travel managers to capture data…..