China’s Hainan Airlines parent HNA Group subsidiaries Tianjin Airlines and Beijing Capital Airlines will accelerate their international expansion pace to explore the fast-growing outbound travel market.
Himalaya Airlines—a joint venture (JV) of China’s Tibet Airlines, Nepal’s Himalaya Aviation Investment Co. and Nepal’s Yeti Air International—is expected to launch its inaugural flight from Kathmandu to New Delhi in April.
The lack of air connectivity among the islands of the Caribbean remains one of the tallest barriers to unlocking the full potential of the region’s tourism market, the head of the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) told ATW’s sister publication Aviation Daily....More
Passenger traffic in Latin America is expected to grow between 5%-10% per year over the next 10 years, but this growth could be hampered by lack of government investment in infrastructure, air traffic control systems and airports, industry leaders said at the ALTA Pan American Aviation Safety Summit....More
IATA’s incoming chief pledged to continue driving forward key global airline initiatives and to be a “tireless advocate” for the industry in remarks after he was officially confirmed as the association’s next director general and CEO....More