Video of the week – There’s a change at the top for Ukraine International Airlines as Yuri Miroshnikov stands down after 15 years as CEO

Earlier this month, Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) announced the resignation of its longstanding president Yuri Miroshnikov. His successor, Yevhenii Dykhne, will take up his position…..

Air Malta improves its business class product to support growth in business travel into Malta

Air Malta has introduced improvements to its business class product that should help the airline attract more corporate traffic. While Malta is a large and…..

Royal Jordanian doubles transit traffic as LCC competition in Jordan intensifies

Royal Jordanian has increased its focus on sixth freedom transit traffic, providing better connectivity and competitively priced options for corporates. The oneworld member is particularly…..

airBaltic to consider new bases in Western Europe after completing expansion in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania

airBaltic is looking at opening new bases outside the Baltics region after completing its planned expansion in Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. The airline has nearly…..

SkyTeam shifts its focus to technology and offering passengers a seamless digital experience

SkyTeam has embarked on a new phase in its development focused on technology and providing its passengers with a seamless digital experience. The alliance has…..

Korean Air enjoys revenue and corporate sales growth from Delta Air Lines joint venture

Korean Air’s joint venture with Delta Air Lines has already driven a spike in revenues, transit traffic and corporate sales, giving South Korea’s flag carrier…..

Video of the week – Breaking the glass ceiling: departing Flybe CEO leaves a lasting legacy for women in aviation

Flybe’s departing CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener may not have been the first woman to run a UK airline, but she has certainly helped raise their profile…..

The final word –  a last interview with Philippine Airlines’ longtime president Jaime Bautista

Jaime “Jimmy” Bautista this weekend is handing over the reins of Philippine Airlines (PAL) to Vivienne Tan. Mr Bautista is one of the longest-standing airline…..

LCCs are ‘environmentally irresponsible for the industry’, 737 MAX certification concerns and JetBlue’s London airport dilemma – news from the IATA AGM in Seoul

The big headlines from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM in Seoul, South Korea will focus on the expected reduced profitability of the airline…..

Slowing demand and rising costs are putting a squeeze on airline profits

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced a downgrade of its 2019 outlook for the global air transport industry to a USD28 billion profit,…..

There’s a digital outlook as Star Alliance brings a new smile to its connecting partner model, Oneworld closes in on new connect members, but SkyTeam keeps a focus on technology

There are always some key developments revealed at the International Air Transport Association (IATA) AGM from the global airline alliances that are particularly relevant to…..