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...
‘Deal’ or ‘No Deal’ – IATA calls for ‘urgent action’ from UK and European Union to put in place Brexit contingency planning
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called for “urgent action” by the UK and the European Union to put in place contingency planning for the continuation of air...
For many corporate travellers the airport experience is one of the biggest pain points in the customer journey. But, United Arab Emirates (UAE) carrier Emirates Airline believes that delivering...
With airlines changing the way they market and provide access to content, IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) promises both benefits and potential challenges for all. NDC is a technology programme...
In the first week of Oct-2018, Robert Martin, managing director and chief executive officer, BOC Aviation, revealed at the CAPA – Centre for Aviation Low Cost Long Haul Global...
Volotea hits 20 million passenger milestone as it fills the smaller regional spots the larger LCCs have left behind
Ask anyone to name a European LCC and Ryanair and easyJet top most lists possibly ahead of Norwegian Air, Wizz Air, Vueling, Eurowings, Pegasus Airlines or Transavia. Even WOWair...
Whether low cost brand LEVEL does eventually gain its own Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) or continues its model of operational production units, its newly appointed CEO Vincent Hodder is...
Cyprus and Morocco are Ryanair’s stand out winter growth markets alongside its new Ukraine and Jordan operations
It is just a couple of weeks before the northern hemisphere switches to its winter flight schedules and latest flight data from OAG shows that Ryanair will offer its...
As we prepare to enter the winter schedules, ‘G’ most definitely stands for growth in Europe with Gibraltar and Georgia leading the year-on-year capacity increases for the season, Germany...
If time is your enemy and cost is not an issue then ultra long-haul flights like Qatar Airways’ Doha – Auckland service, the new Qantas Perth – London flight...
Wizz Air new baggage policy will help ‘ease’ the boarding process for passengers, says airline, but is it simply all about the money?
We may have all come to terms with what we can and can’t take into the cabin of an aircraft, but hand baggage rules about the number and size...
Business travellers are overwhelmingly happy, new research from Egencia, the business travel arm of Expedia, has revealed following a survey of more than 5,500 travellers around the world to...
There’s nothing better than a work trip down to Europe’s warmest city as autumn falls across the north-east of England. Maslen Aviation Consultancy were delighted to support CAPA –...
Primera Air blames ‘several unforeseen misfortunate events’ for its collapse, but did it take a risk too many in entering the competitive trans-Atlantic market?
The European carrier Primera Air surprised everybody when it burst into the trans-Atlantic market earlier this year. After over a decade serving mainly Mediterranean markets from the Nordics and...
India leads the rise as the fastest growing major global LCC market this year, but the UK and Australia see declines
Almost 115 million additional seats were offered by Low Cost Carriers (LCCs) during the first nine months of 2018, versus the same period last year, new analysis by Maslen...