Airbus CEO to exit role in Apr-2019, COO and Airbus Commercial president to depart in 2018

Airbus board of directors announced (15-Dec-2017) the following executive changes to “ensure an orderly succession in the Executive leadership of Airbus”: Airbus CEO Tom Enders advised…..

United Airlines files additional changes to planned summer 2018 Asia Pacific schedule

United Airlines filed additional changes to its planned summer 2018 Asia Pacific schedule, effective 24-Mar-2018. Changes include adjustment of first class booking availability on three class Boeing 777-200ER…..

American Airlines launches Miami-Cartagena service

Miami International Airport, via its official Twitter account, confirmed (15-Dec-2017) American Airlines launched Miami-Cartagena service on 15-Dec-2017.

Delta to curb unit cost growth in 2018, revenue momentum is ‘best in years’

Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian emphasised (14-Dec-2017) the carrier’s plan to curb unit cost growth, excluding profit sharing, to between 0% and 2% in 2018…..

Silk Way West Airlines operates Baku-São Paulo service

Silk Way West Airlines, via its official Facebook account, announced (17-Dec-2017) it operated its first nonstop Baku-Campinas service with Boeing 747-8F aircraft, transporting 36 tons of cargo……

Airbus CEO: Board will decide on a successor in due course, behind closed doors

Airbus CEO Tom Enders said the manufacturer’s board will decide on a successor as CEO “in due course, behind closed doors and in the sole interest…..

Moody’s: Stable 2018 outlook for global airlines and aircraft leasing sector

Moody’s maintained (11-Dec-2017) its stable outlooks for global airlines and aircraft leasing, as well as the global shipping and North American railroads, under its 2018 outlook for the…..

Fraport interested in operating Newark terminal A

Bundesverband der Deutschen Luftverkehrswirtschaft (BDL – Federal Association of German Air Transport), via its official website, reposted (10-Dec-2017) a report confirming commentary from BDL president and Fraport chairman…..

French Blue opens reservations for Paris Orly-San Francisco-Papeete service

French Blue, via its official blog, confirmed (07-Dec-2017) plans to launch Paris Orly-San Francisco-Papeete service on 11-May-2018. The route requires final regulatory approvals. The carrier…..

Icelandair’s new Tampa service to generate USD19m annual economic impact in Tampa region

Tampa International Airport estimated (07-Sep-2017) Icelandair‘s newly launched twice weekly Reykjavik–Tampa service will generate an economic impact of nearly USD19 million p/a. The inaugural service from Tampa to Reykjavik…..

Canadian Transportation Agency approves Air Tahiti Nui and American Airlines codeshare

Canadian Transportation Agency approved (12-Jun-2017) Determination No. A-2017-70 which allows for a codeshare agreement between Air Tahiti Nui and American Airlines on the Los Angeles-Vancouver route. The agreement…..