Avianca details aircraft delivery renegotiation: ‘We found improvements in our productivity’

Avianca Holdings CEO Hernan Rincon, speaking on Avianca Holdings’ 1Q2018 financial results call, clarified (10-May-2018) the rationale behind Avianca’s renegotiation of aircraft deliveries for 2020 to 2022, stating:…..

Amadeus develops ‘Expense Reader’ function for expense related information

Amadeus developed (11-May-2018) ‘Expense Reader’ function within ‘Amadeus cytric Travel & Expense’, which will recognise important, expense related information on scanned receipts. The company integrated the ABBYY…..

Gol launches inflight live cable TV service

Gol Linhas Aereas announced (11-May-2018) it is the first Latin American carrier to offer open and cable TV onboard, using passengers’ personal mobile devices. The service is free…..

Understanding the future travel digital ecosystem and ensuring you don’t miss the ‘plane

While Bobby Healy, chief technical officer at leading B2B technology platform CarTrawler, acknowledges he is not the biggest fan of the term ‘Amazon of Travel’,…..

Matchmaking for further growth – what are LCCs looking for in establishing new bases?

While Low Cost Carrier (LCC) business models continue to adapt, one thing remains constant … the need to keep costs at their minimum. This is…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces – US-UK bilaterals, Air France, Airport construction review 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…..

Airline Insight: Beijing Capital Airlines

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Airport Insight: Paris Orly Airport

Each day this year The Blue Swan Daily uses the extensive insights available to CAPA – Centre for Aviation members to deliver a data snapshot on the…..

Bitcoin Watch – Bitcoin drops below USD9,000 despite almost two weeks above this mark

Bitcoin looked to cap off a rather uneventful two weeks by holding onto a value above the USD9,000 mark, however this was not to be…..

Orlando becomes first US destination to surpass 70m visitors p/a

Visit Orlando announced (10-May-2018) Orlando became the first US destination to surpass 70 million visitors p/a, despite “international headwinds and the statewide effects of Hurricane Irma”. 72 million…..

Travelport Rich Content and Branding merchandising platform TTV up 13% in 1Q2018

Travelport CEO Gordon Wilson reported the company is moving to its ‘Rich Content and Branding’ merchandising platform to offer “more creative ways to sell” demanded by airlines (Skift,…..