Singapore-based low-cost carrier (LCC) Scoot plans to launch at least two routes longer than any in its current network next year, as it takes delivery of Boeing 787s specifically configured for long-haul flights.
Hong Kong flag carrier Cathay Pacific saw its net profit drop to HK$353 million ($45 million) for the six months through June 30, compared to a profit of just under HK$2 billion in the same period last year.
Earlier in September, I wrote two blog commentaries about Delta Air Lines’ complaint against JetBlue Airways being awarded a pair of US federal employee travel routes. Delta wrote to the US General Service Administration (GSA) - which manages government operations, including travel for federal employees – complaining about route awards granted to New York-based JetBlue....More
The new IATA director general and CEO attends the ICAO Assembly in Montreal this week confident that the carbon emissions proposal that the air transport industry has forged is a good one that can be implemented....More
Aviation infrastructure shortcomings in the fast-growing Asia-Pacific region have become a dire situation, prompting IATA to warn governments in the area of the potential cost to their economies if they do not quickly address airport and airspace congestion....More