Pittsburgh Airport VP: ‘There is a long way to go in terms of trust’ between airports and airlines

Pittsburgh International Airport VP of air service development Bryan Dietz, speaking at the CAPA Global Airport Leaders’ Forum, stated (07-May-2018) “Pittsburgh [Airport] makes an extra effort to become…..

ARC: Spring travel to Caribbean, Mexico growing steadily

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) stated (07-May-2018) air ticket sales for spring travel over the last four years to destinations in the Caribbean and Mexico is growing steadily, up 18% since 2014. Despite…..

City of Dallas proposes accommodation plan for Delta and Southwest at Dallas Love Field

City of Dallas proposed a plan to resolve leasing issues between Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines at Dallas Love Field, motioning Delta could remain at the airport for at least another three years…..

Aerolineas Argentinas removes commission to OTAs

Aerolineas Argentinas removed payment of commissions to OTAs for domestic services (Clarin, 06/07-May-2018). The measure will reduce costs by USD10 million to USD15 million p/a. The…..

The White House condemns China for ‘Orwellian nonsense’ over designation of Taiwan, HK, Macau

The White House stated (05-May-2018) US President Donald Trump will “stand up for Americans resisting efforts by the Chinese Communist Party to impose Chinese political correctness on American companies and…..

Moog: Blockchain can help suppliers meet quality and regulatory commitments

Moog CTO George Small said the introduction of blockchain technology can help the aerospace industry by allowing tracking of manufactured goods and associated data across supply…..

SBA Airlines suspends operations

SBA Airlines, via its official Twitter account, announced (03-May-2018) the suspension of its air transport operations, effective 26-Apr-2018. As previously reported by CAPA, Venezuela‘s Instituto Nacional…..

Air France-KLM and Gol launch new hub at Fortaleza Airport

Air France-KLM inaugurated (06-May-2018) its new hub at Fortaleza Pinto Martins Airport in partnership with Gol Linhas Aereas, effective 03-May-2018 (Panrotas, 03-May-2018). To mark the occasion, KLM launched three times weekly Amsterdam Schiphol–Fortaleza service…..

Southwest Airlines to serve Hawaii from Oakland, San Diego, San Jose Mineta and Sacramento

Southwest Airlines announced (03-May-2018) plans to serve Hawaii from Oakland, San Diego, San Jose Mineta and Sacramento, pending US FAA authorisation. The carrier will serve Honolulu, Kahului, Lihue and Kona. Southwest president TomNealon commented: “We’re on-track with our…..

Canadian Airports Council: Canada’s airports provide USD37bn in direct economic activity

Canadian Airports Council (CAC) announced (03-May-2018) Canada‘s airports provide 194,000 direct jobs, CAD19 billion (USD15 billion) to the national GDP and CAD48 billion (USD37 billion) in direct…..

Travelport reports net revenue growth of 4% for 1Q2018, boosted by Beyond Air segment

Travelport reported (03-May-2018) net revenue increased 4% year-on-year to USD678 million in 1Q2018 primarily due to growth in Travel Commerce Platform revenue of USD31 million (+5%)……