Latest data from the International Air Transport Association (IATA) paints a more positive performance for the industry in both the passenger and freight markets in Oct-2018. The impact of...
It’s a ‘shared’ economy when it comes to travel, but while companies are adopting ride sharing, room sharing is yet to go mainstream in business travel policies
Corporate travel policies are adapting to accommodate less traditional transportation and accommodation services. New research shows that services provided by the sharing economy have increased adoption rates for shared...
The traditional family holiday may have evolved over the years, but new UK research indicates multi-generational travel is still as popular as ever
The traditional family holiday may have evolved over the years, but new research indicates multi-generational travel is still as popular as ever. In a recent survey conducted by group...
After the sunshine in Seville last month things were a lot colder for our next adventure supporting CAPA – Centre for Aviation at its World Aviation Outlook Summit in...
On the road to digital transformation – how technology will enable airlines to think and act differently
In a world of digital transformation, it is a firm belief that airlines are now in position to differentiate themselves by becoming world-class retailers. Creativity is key in the...
Low Cost Carrier battle for Vienna helps elevate Austria to world’s fastest growing top 50 aviation market this winter
Winter temperatures in Austria may be close to freezing point, but the same certainly cannot be said of its aviation sector this winter. After a significant growth in activity...
Travel risk is not just about destination danger; management is out of step with the needs of the modern workforce
Almost half of decision makers believe that travel risks have grown this year and will increase again next year, according to new research from International SOS and Control Risks, two...
As Qatar Airways falls out of love with the oneworld alliance, the grouping is already set to find a new partner. For a long time it has been courting...
Travellers are placing increasing value on experiences that enrich their lives and allow them to share enjoyment and happiness with friends and family – and it’s a global trend
Research from YouGov on behalf of airport experiences specialist, Priority Pass, has found that the trend for experiences over material goods is global. Surveying over 10,000 people from nine...
Mobile platforms ‘ideally placed to facilitate loyalty programmes’ for airlines, but wide variation in adoption means airlines need to adapt strategies
There is an increasing focus among technology providers on the mobile platform. This week, Travelport revealed that mobile devices are as vital for travel as for other aspects of...
It’s time for ‘double designation’ as China finally drops its ‘one route, one airline’ long haul policy
In May this year the Chinese government announced its intention to ease the ‘one route, one airline’ policy that has restricted Chinese air carriers from competing with one another...
While gender diversity remains a major discussion point, new research shows male and female business travellers are more similar than ever
In an age where gender diversity is a red-hot topic, a big question is are corporate travel programmes conditioned to treat their male and female travellers the same or...
WOW! Icelandair plans to take control of LCC rival, but mixed fleet is among reasons why both will retain their individual identities
WOW air founder and CEO Skúli Mogensen has acknowledged that the planned sale of the business to Icelandair Group “was not part of the original game plan” for the...
A new survey from Hotel Internet Services (HIS) highlights that mainstream technology, such as online streaming and voice-activated assistants, are having a profound effect on guest behaviour and their...
The global march of the LCC model has fundamentally changed the airline business model. Not since the dawn of the jet age has there been such indelible change across...