After five years as CEO of oneworld, Bruce Ashby has resigned and will leave the alliance later this year. “After five years in this role it makes sense for me to move on at this time,” Ashby said, announcing his departure on Jan. 22....More
Air Transport World has announced the full list of winners for its 2016 Annual Airline Industry Achievement Awards. The awards will be presented at the 42nd annual ATW Airline Industry Achievement Awards at a gala dinner on the eve of the Singapore Air Show on February 15, 2016.
Concorde test pilot Andre Turcat died Jan. 4, 2016, at the age of 94, at his home in Aix-En-Provence. Turcat flew the maiden flight of the Aérospatiale-BAC Concorde 001 on March 2, 1969 in a flight from Toulouse....More
Citing significant improvements in operational performance, United Airlines’ acting CEO said the company is successfully navigating the last few months’ rapid turnover in the chief executive’s office....More
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