LCC Start-up plans to use 737 bellyhold for innovative additional seating

It had to happen. For some years airlines and sometimes aircraft manufacturers have talked of replacing conventional seating with “stand-up” seats, which would allow higher…..

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The Blue Swan Daily brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know. Ryanair CEO Michael…..

Atlanta tops the passenger numbers league as part of mature market renaissance, but Asia Pacific leads the growth

Industry body Airports Council International (ACI) has released its official passenger and cargo statistics for 2016 with the standout news being the growth of the…..

Recovering Energy, Resources and Marine sectors means higher travel pricing in 2018

Airfares and hotel rates in key locations for the Energy, Resources and Marine (ERM) sectors are expected to rise in 2018, says Carlson Wagonlit Travel…..

The world’s Top 20 airlines by seats and frequencies

Seats and departing frequencies are key factors in determining the “size” of an airline, and while not the only indicator both clearly represent just how…..

United Airlines launching Houston-Sydney complicates Air NZ-United JV

United Airlines’ planned new Houston-Sydney nonstop 787-9 service, which is launching 18-Jan-2018, offers United’s response to recent waves of expansion in the Australia-US market from…..

21 of the world’s longest routes, Qantas to top the list with Perth-London

In preparation for the launch of Qantas’ new Perth-London service, scheduled for launch in Mar-2018 and destined to become the world’s longest route, we thought…..

United heads back in time to celebrate 747 retirement, but where does the Jumbo Jet still fly?

US major United Airlines has revealed plans to turn its operations back more than 45 years by marking the retirement of the Boeing 747 from…..

Air Canada takes MAXimum advantage of aircraft range and performance advancements

Air Canada says the Boeing 737MAX-8 is the “right aircraft” to enable it to expand its trans-Atlantic air connectivity and expand its offering into the…..

Catch up on CAPA’s exclusive Market Analysis pieces

Every week, CAPA – Centre for Aviation, produces informative, thought provoking and detailed market analysis of the aviation industry. With supporting data included in every…..

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