Budapest continues to enjoy life after losing Malév, but US route remains a wish

It is now just over five years since Malév Hungarian Airlines closed its doors as the economic crisis prevalent in Europe at that time, combined…..

Is it time for a regional revolution in Malta?

Can smaller capacity regional airliners be the solution to Malta’s connectivity challenges, and to balance out schedules due to seasonal peaks and troughs? ‘Regional Connectivity…..

It’s ‘D-Day’ for the airline industry with disruption on the cards

Two key fundamentals of the airline industry are about to be uprooted – in tandem, as they are interrelated and, in some sense, feed off…..

Scoot continues to study European markets to support long haul low cost strategy

Asian carrier Scoot faces some critical decisions in the coming months as the Singapore Airlines LCC subsidiary begins long haul operations. The carrier recently took…..

BA and KLM’s Highland fling turns into happy Inverness marriage

UK airport operator Highlands & Islands Airports Limited (HIAL) is an excellent example of the essential role hub airport connectivity plays in supporting regional airports…..

SAS shouts about new Miami link; but what’s the big deal?

SAS Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has secured a lot of publicity from the launch of its new weekly winter flight between Stockholm and Miami, its fourth…..

Latest freight figures forward a positive economic outlook

Air freight is often seen as a barometer of global economic activity and latest data from global airline grouping International Air Transport Association (IATA) for…..

Who is the odd one out… Malev, Olympic, Sabena, Swissair or Alitalia?

Across all industries a respected and well recognised brand is not enough to guarantee survival. Aviation is no different and over the last two decades…..

Tony Fernandes: “It’s time we kill monopolies – before monopolies kill us”

“If governments and other stakeholders are serious about safeguarding mobility, it’s time to kill monopolies.” Those were the words of respected low-cost airline guru Tony…..