The route to recovery – how a level playing field market and a more listening culture could dominate future air service development negotiations

We had never been better connected. The arrival of LCCs across most parts of the world had brought a new point-to-point business model that provided…..

Aviation is acknowledged as the vector that took Covid-19 global and the world cannot afford a second wave, but a Mott MacDonald insight highlights how aviation can now become the control rather than the problem

“The stark truth facing the aviation sector is that without international air transport, there would have been no coronavirus pandemic.” Strong words from global engineering,…..

You can’t touch this! Health checks, cleaning programmes and social spacing initiatives could be here to stay to provide reassurance and confidence in flying

The aviation and travel industries are resilient and have endured and recovered from terrorist attacks, other health epidemics, and financial downturns. The big question though…..

‘Temporary’ airport terminals become more commonplace: no surprise as airport infrastructure keeps up with passenger demand

There are swanky state-of-the-art airport terminals around the world in places like Singapore and Dubai, more functional ones in most cities and a few which…..

‘Most airports are effective monopolies’ and then ‘there are airports that have market power’ – two differing definitions, but which is true?

Two seemingly contradictory trains of thought emerged from last week’s CAPA Qatar Aviation Aeropolitical and Regulatory Summit in Doha when the subject of airport activity…..

IATA urges governments to put the passenger at the centre of the journey and allow technology to drive advances in passenger experience and infrastructure

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the…..

How times have changed! International airlines left Sheremetyevo like a flood, now a new ranking places it not just as Moscow’s finest, but the world’s number one airport

It was not so long ago that airlines were flooding away from Sheremetyevo International airport, Moscow’s main historical gateway to take advantage of improving facilities…..

The alarming issue of security delays – we can’t avoid them, but perhaps should readjust our expectations

One of the biggest pinch points in the airport journey is security, a necessity and one that airports work hard to try to maintain required…..

Delays at 25 of America’s biggest airports are costing more than USD3.8 billion in lost travel time and Chicago’s O’Hare is found to be the worst offender

A new report from FinanceBuzz studying flight delays at airports across the United States of America (USA) has found that thousands of years of productivity…..