British Airways may take the headlines for fastest subsonic trans-Atlantic crossing, but it is Virgin Atlantic’s own flight that should gain plaudits

There has been a lot of media attention on British Airways setting a new fastest subsonic flight time across the trans-Atlantic with a 4 hour…..

The coronavirus outbreak is in the spotlight, but will the return of the MAX actually be the biggest threat for corporate travel programmes in 2020?

Airlines are ending flights into mainland China, even Hong Kong, where Cathay Pacific is now asking its employees to take three weeks of unpaid leave…..

American confirms Jun-2020 return for Boeing 737 MAX, but overhang continues to plague Southwest, while non-operator Delta sees ‘some benefit’ from its grounding

The uncertain return of the Boeing 737 MAX is one of the biggest overhang in the global aviation industry during 2020, and no one airline…..

Etihad’s ‘eco-flight’ highlights the sustainability initiatives that could deliver road map for future air travel practices, both in the air and on the ground

When Etihad Airways’ flight EY57 touched down in Brussels shortly before 7am on 13-Jan-2020 it marked the conclusion of a special ‘eco-flight’ from Abu Dhabi,…..

The 737MAX grounding, US-China contention and unrest in Hong Kong hit travel in 2019; will remain a major threat and continue to impact the sector into 2020

Some of the major factors to influence the travel and tourism sector in 2019 will remain among the biggest threats for the coming year, according…..

Alan Joyce teases stretching zones and exercise modifications as Qantas gears up for second of three Project Sunrise research flights

It was 100 years ago this week that the first ever flight from the UK to Australia took off from Hounslow Heath (near today’s London…..

Lie flat seating is on the rise in the premium cabin of single aisle airliners as new generation arrivals deliver improved comforts as well as a longer range

The number of airlines offering lie-flat seats on narrowbody aircraft is increasing rapidly, providing better options for corporates in a wide range of markets. The…..

Project Sunrise will push aviation boundaries, it is no surprise that Qantas is taking every step of the journey with caution

Australia’s flag carrier Qantas is one of the most famous names in aviation history and it has already pushed aviation boundaries with the launch last…..

Copa takes a revenue hit as MAX jets with lie flat seats remain grounded

Panama’s Copa Holdings is one of many Boeing 737 MAX operators worldwide navigating the aircraft’s grounding, and has stated it assumes the aircraft won’t resume…..

What’s in a name? Boeing says it has no plans to rename the MAX, but it appears IAG and Ryanair have different thoughts

The famous ‘What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,’ line from Romeo and Juliet…..

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…..