That shrinking feeling – projects like ‘Core Schiphol’ highlight how airports are working to reduce capacity and costs as demand hits new lows

Preparing for the future is a near impossible task for airports. While airlines may plan their schedules up to a couple of years ahead, the…..

Cost of living survey for 2020 likely to change dramatically following COVID-19

The Economist Intelligence Unit (The EIU) has just released its 2020 report on the Worldwide Cost of Living but with COVID-19 shutting down much of…..

The decision by ANA and Singapore Airlines to deepen their partnership is a win-win, and will benefit travellers too

It has been anticipated and has actually been a long-time coming, but the deepening of a partnership between Star Alliance carriers Singapore Airlines and All…..

Video of the week – Asia Pacific airports: the stars of 2019

Alongside the CAPA Asia Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit in Singapore in Nov-2019, the CAPA Asia Pacific Aviation Awards for Excellence were presented. Among them,…..

Scoot takes flight to more cities in China, growing airline’s capacity to China by 38%

Scoot, the low-cost arm of the Singapore Airlines Group, launched four new direct flights between China’s cities of Changsha, Fuzhou, Kunming and Wuhan between the…..

Brussels sprouts new Asian connectivity with return of Singapore connection sure to be a winner with business travellers

Brussels airport has seen passenger numbers grow a third (34.2%) over the past five years. During that period Belgium’s primary air gateway has added around…..

Video of the week – Asia Aviation & Corporate Travel Summit: industry perspectives

Over recent years we’ve been through a period of relatively benign external inputs, with low fuel prices supporting lower fares and a solid global economy…..

Qantas boosts its Singapore lounge space with opening of new Changi airport First Lounge

Australian carrier Qantas has officially opened its newest First Lounge, a luxury space spread over 1,000 square metres at Singapore’s Changi airport and a move…..

Frequent flyer and loyalty programmes – a question of airline and traveller value

Frequent flyer programmes have been a common part of many airlines’ loyalty strategies over several decades now. But they have evolved from elemental loyalty models…..