Avianca Brazil considers Madrid, Lisbon and London for international expansion

Avianca Brazil CEO Frederico Pedreira noted that following the launch of international services to Miami, Santiago and New York, the carrier’s next move could be to…..

Bombardier comments on US International Trade Commission hearing

Bombardier VP communications and public affairs Mike Nadolski responded (18-Dec-2017) to the hearing on 18-Dec-2017 before the USInternational Trade Commission. Mr Nadolski stated: “We are very pleased…..

Horizon Air CEO to step down on 05-Jan-2018: report

Horizon Air CEO Dave Campbell reportedly plans to step down on 05-Jan-2018, citing “personal reasons” (Seattle Times, 18-Dec-2017). Mr Campbell said his departure will open the door…..

LATAM Airlines Brazil to launch Sao Paulo-Las Vegas service

LATAM Airlines Brazil announced (18-Dec-2017) plans to launch three times weekly Sao Paulo Guarulhos-Las Vegas seasonal service with two class 221 seat Boeing 767 aircraft, effective 21-Jun-2018 to…..

Delta brokers an Airbus deal that could net billions in revenue from P&W engine overhauls

Delta’s landmark order for 100 Airbus A321neo jets puts the airline squarely in the Airbus camp, with the European airframer now representing nearly 70% of…..

More corporate travellers are opting to take a “Lyft”

Hallmark companies of the sharing economy including Airbnb and Uber are increasingly broadening their reach into the lucrative business customer base, and now Uber’s rival…..

Bitcoin Watch – Keep an eye on the cryptocurrency taking the world by storm

At the beginning of 2017, the highly volatile Bitcoin was valued at just below USD1,000, however recently it has skyrocketed well into the teens at a…..

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…..