Singapore’s Changi Airport Terminal Two Reopens

Singapore’s Changi Airport Terminal Two will resume its operations on May 29 after a two years hiatus. In the wake of the pandemic, airport officials closed Terminal Two in May 2020, so they could enhance its facilities. The terminal was initially expected to be closed for 18 months, but the…

Tijuana International Airport Unveils New Transit Facility for Prospective Long-Haul…

Last Monday, Tijuana, Mexico's International Airport expanded its terminal space,  opening a new passenger processing facility that will further facilitate the transit of Tijuana Airport travelers between Mexico and the United States. The new facility consists of 52 check-in counters, 6 security screening lanes, 2 boarding gates and 6 immigration…

Struggling Luke Air Hires A Chief Restructuring Officer As It…

Luke Air is the commercial brand of Blue Panorama Airlines S.p.A., an Italian charter airline, founded in Rome in 1998. Under the Blu-express brand, it also operates medium- and short-haul low-cost flights. Since December 2017, it has been controlled by entrepreneur Luca Patanè's UVET Group, which in 2020 acquired the…

LATAM Shows Improvements, Nears Chapter 11 Exit

LATAM Airlines Group showed considerable progress in its operation in the 2022 fourth quarter. The 2021 was a challenging year for the carrier, since it has had to fight against new variants, infections, restrictions, and measures. Despite all the difficulties, the Chilean carrier has been able to overcome all the…

Hong Kong Enacts Entry Ban for Two More Carriers

For two years, Hong Kong’s strict travel restrictions have made flying into the city challenging and costly. The city instituted a zero-covid policy — banning flights from several countries and subjecting arrivals to compulsory hotel quarantines of two weeks. As thousands of new infections are now being reported daily in…

Aeroméxico Plans for Bankruptcy Exit

In 2020, Aeroméxico voluntarily entered the Chapter 11 process for financial restructuring to be able to face the billionaire debt that reached up to $5 billion. The Mexican carrier has debts with banking institutions, airport groups, Mexican government entities and suppliers including Boeing. Aeroméxico saw the number of passengers drop…

China Airlines Orders Four Boeing 777F Freighters

With its team of approximately 800 cargo employees worldwide, China Airlines was able to continually expand its freight network that eventually led to the China Airlines Cargo business soaring past new heights, even so making last year the best-ever year in the operation's 62-year history - as air cargo revenue…

Scoot Resumes Flights to Gold Coast

The first half of every year tends to be a slower period for travel as, and now even more so as the Covid-19 Omicron variant surges through the globe and continues to stall the aviation industry's recovery. And even though the Vaccinated Travel Lanes were successful in boosting recovery, a…

Trip Report: Traveling between Beijing and Guangzhou During COVID-19 and…

I traveled between Beijing and Guangzhou during this week, and the trip was unique since now is approaching the opening of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympic Games, and Covid-19 was reappearing in China. Overall, the experience was still efficient, and airports and airlines did everything they can to ensure a…