flyadeal shakes the market with its A320neo order, dropping the MAX

There’s a lot going on in Saudi Arabia these days; after years of dormancy the Kingdom has grand plans for a much more expansive role…..

Japan’s Zipair to woo corporates with lie flat business class product

Zipair will be offering Japanese corporates a new low cost business class product when the long haul LCC start-up launches in 2020. The new Japan…..

With no return to service date yet confirmed, North America’s airlines continue their work to mitigate 737 MAX groundings

North American airlines operating the Boeing 737 Max are in the throes of creating plans to ease the continuing commercial ramifications from the worldwide grounding…..

Southwest sees healthy corporate demand as it continues to navigate 737 Max groundings

Even as Southwest Airlines was forced to cancel roughly 10,000 flights in the first quarter due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and…..

Air Premia to pursue trans-Pacific market with an all-787 fleet and large premium economy cabin, but is there room for another full-service long-haul airline in South Korea?

Corporate customers in the South Korea-North America market will have a new option from 2021 as South Korean start-up Air Premia launches services using Boeing…..

MAX grounding could end up costing Boeing more than USD55 million a day as regulators and federal agencies probe 737 accident circumstances

It remains early days in the investigation into the recent crash of the Ethiopian Airlines, but with the loss of a Lion Air aircraft last…..

As Project Sunrise discussions continue, new Qantas research reveals what customers really want on ultra long-haul flights

Stationary exercise bikes and virtual reality relaxation and entertainment are among several features Qantas customers are suggesting for futuristic long-haul flights, the Australian flag carrier…..

Video insights from the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit – Part 2

The latest decade has been one of relative stability for the aviation industry, but the tide has almost certainly now turned, and it is certainly…..

Fiji Airways improves medium haul product as 737 MAX 8s are delivered

Fiji Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8, ushering in significant product improvements for its medium haul network. It took the first…..

Direct flights from South America to Asia remain further out on the horizon

Although demand between Latin America and Asia continues to grow, direct air service from South America to Asia is not likely to materialise in the…..

Technology and passenger demand driving ultra long haul

‘Project Sunrise’ was once again a key feature of Qantas’ recent full year results press conference. The airline seems committed to delivering nonstop services from…..