After an unprecedented network cut, THY appears to be on the growth path once again

In the winter 2016/2017 schedule the Turkish Airlines (THY) Group implemented an unprecedented year-on-year cut in capacity. According to data from OAG, its total seat…..

Airline Leader Summit: Google monopoly is real threat to airline distribution

The world’s airlines are facing an increasing threat from Google Flight Search, and the technology giant’s monopoly position across multiple markets which could change the…..

Growing connectivity helps drive traffic growth across the Canary Islands

A growth in connectivity in and out of the Canary Islands, mainly driven by expansion of low-cost carriers, is helping boost foreign visitor arrivals into…..

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…..

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…..

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…..

Lufthansa and Etihad – Perhaps a tipping point in global alliances

Although it happened on the other side of the world, the potential change this weekend’s partnering agreement between Lufthansa and Etihad will have for Australia…..