After two consecutive days of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong against the Chinese extradition bill causing the disruption of more than 450 flights, the city’s airport has resumed normal operations. As of Wednesday morning authorities
After months of lobbying, discussions and even open verbal fights in the media, Azul finally announced the opening of sales for their operations in the Rio/Santos Dumont-São Paulo/Congonhas “Ponte Aérea” sector, Brazil’s most desired route.
Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific has announced a net profit of $171.8 million for the first half of 2019. According to the interim result, the passenger revenue increased by 5.6 percent, the capacity increased by 6.7
As the fight for slots at Congonhas Airport near Sao Paolu develops, there is one airline in this history which called the most attention: Passaredo Linhas Aéreas. The small carrier, which currently operates six ATR
British Airways has begun commercial services with their brand new Airbus A350-1000 aircraft. The inaugural flight took off on Monday from London Heathrow Airport bound for Madrid. The aircraft will initially operate twice a day
The National Civil Aviation Agency in Brazil (ANAC) concluded on Wednesday the redistribution of the 41 pairs of slots (spaces for takeoffs and landings) that were used by Avianca Brasil in Congonhas, São Paulo’s downtown
Turkey’s flag carrier Turkish Airlines commenced a new codeshare partnership today with Thailand’s Bangkok Airways. With Turkish being the only airline to connect the two countries, it is hoped that the new codeshare will provide
Delta Air Lines is doubling down on the passenger experience. After the carrier’s choice to invest in an improved onboard experience for international economy class passengers, the Atlanta-based carrier continues with its roll-out plan to
During a special meeting held at WestJet’s headquarters in Calgary on Tuesday, airline shareholders and option holders overwhelmingly voted to approve the acquisition agreement reached by WestJet and Onex Corporation (Onex) on May 12, 2019.
British Airways took delivery of their first A350-1000 from Airbus on Saturday, albeit a little later than initially planned. Touching down just before 2:00 p.m. G-XWBA, the first of 18 ordered by the United Kingdom’s
British Airways pilots could be going on strike, causing a disruption to operations over the busy summer period. This comes after a high court judge rejected an injunction attempt from the airline to prevent industrial
Another week marks another announcement of the possibility of strike action affecting airline passengers traveling to and from the U.K., further adding to the uncertainty facing the U.K. aviation industry this summer. Following notices of
Two European airlines announced on Saturday a temporary halt to flights between their home countries and Egypt as a precautionary measure after warnings came of a “heightened risk of terrorism against aviation.” Waterside, UK-based British
Executives from America’s largest airlines met with President Trump and Vice President Pence on Thursday in Washington D.C. with the hopes of encouraging a more substantial deal governing the behavior of the Middle Eastern Gulf
While Avianca Brasil’s slots may have been auctioned last week, the discussion may not yet come to an end. As legal uncertainty looms over the validity of this auction, the slot sale could be reverted.
Mandarin Airlines, a subsidiary of China Airlines, will be launching a new charter service from its Taichung hub in central Taiwan to Tottori in Japan’s Chugoku region beginning Sept. 4, 2019. The new non-stop flights
After finally receiving approval to begin international flights from the Indian government, Vistara has officially announced its first international destination. The airline will be launching two new routes to Singapore from both Delhi and Mumbai