Cebu Pacific eyes Australia, India and Russia from 2024 with new A321XLRs

Cebu Pacific plans to look at expanding in Australia and launching services to India and Russia from 2024, when it starts taking delivery of its…..

Video of the week – LCCs in North Asia: industry perspectives

LCCs have been rarely out of the news over the past 20 years as they disrupted market after market. And ever since, full service airlines…..

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…..

Cebu Pacific accelerates its focus on the regional market within Asia Pacific

Cebu Pacific is accelerating its focus on the regional market within Asia Pacific and upgauging following a new Airbus order. Long haul services to North…..

Accessing the future traveller – what drives the future traveller’s decision process?

The future traveller is being driven by the information age and has therefore forced airlines to constantly look for new and exciting ways to provide…..

Aircraft Developments: Can new generation long haul narrowbodies drive change in North Asia?

New generation aircraft offer game-changing economics and range for LCCs. In the narrowbody space, several LCCs are now operating or have on order new generation narrowbody aircraft on long…..

An air finance outlook – from the LCC perspective 

As with the funding of any business, those providing any type of funding to LCCs will consider the business model/management, the quality of the corporate…..

The Philippines permits a ‘Swiss Challenge’ bid process for the New Manila airport project

The Philippines’ Department of Transportation (DOTr) will launch the ‘Swiss challenge’ bidding process for the PHP735 billion (USD14 billion) New Manila International airport project in…..

GMR Infrastructure finally gets its deal for fresh investment into GMR Airports as TATA Group finds its door into the airport sector

GMR Infrastructure’s search for fresh investment and initiative into its GMR Airports division finally reached fruition when it announced in late Mar-2019 that TATA Group,…..

Asia Pacific nations continue international frequency growth across first two months of 2019; 18 of top 20 country markets have more flights versus same period in 2018

New research from The Blue Swan Daily reveals that only two of Asia Pacific’s top twenty country markets have witnessed a rise in year-on-year international…..