Ancillary revenues have become a billion dollar club with the industry’s ten largest airlines all reporting ten digit results for 2018, according to a recent report from IdeaWorks Company,...
Pittsburgh’s deployment of AI won’t make security queues shorter, but it will certainly set passenger expectations and could boost airport spend
There have been lots of positives for Pittsburgh International airport since US Airways dropped the airport as a hub in the middle of the last decade. Now, 15 years...
Jazeera Airways confirms Kuwait City – London launch; puts pressure on the long-standing BA and Kuwait Airways duopoly
After revealing its intent earlier this year to expand its network with the launch of flights to London, confirmation last week on the launch of the daily connection between...
Young business travellers prefer solo sightseeing, social workspaces and have better travel experience when they spend free time on their own
A new insight into the industry suggests that almost three in four (73%) of young professionals have a better travel experience when they spend free time on their own...
Qantas sees revenue growth opportunities despite capacity slowdown – observations from CEO Alan Joyce
Qantas is nearing its “most exciting year,” as the carrier reaches its centenary, and he says the carrier, according to its CEO Alan Joyce and he says it is...
The Olympics of air travel – new policies and technologies are helping facilitate religious Hajj traffic
Advanced flight bookings to airports around the holy city of Mecca ahead of this year’s Hajj have increased from Asia, Europe and Oceania, according to research by travel technology...
Banishing business travel jet-lag could be worth billions in productivity, but how do we beat the travel blues?
Billions of dollars are spent on business travel each year so finding ways to banish jet-lag could be a major economic and productivity boon. Studies indicate up to four...
Project Sunrise will push aviation boundaries, it is no surprise that Qantas is taking every step of the journey with caution
Australia’s flag carrier Qantas is one of the most famous names in aviation history and it has already pushed aviation boundaries with the launch last year of nonstop flights...
With confirmation of a HS2 review, what could that mean for future domestic UK flights and Heathrow’s proposed third runway?
The UK’s new transport secretary Grant Shapps has – as had been anticipated – announced the launch of an independent review of the proposed HS2 high-speed rail link being...
British Airways’ London Heathrow-New York JFK service remains the world’s only billion dollar airline route
The news this time last year that British Airways was the operator of the world’s only billion dollar air service by annual revenue secured significant headlines. Well, despite global...
Mobility solutions provider Avis Budget Group has entered into a partnership with Israeli start-up Otonomo, an automotive data services platform, to unlock new avenues for value creation from the...
London Gatwick is the latest to launch a Facebook Messenger chatbot and it plans to expand its offer onto other social platforms
When you hear of gales at London’s Gatwick airport there is no need to worry about heavy winds or problematic weather impacting your flight, for Gail is actually the...
InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) plans to remove 200 million miniatures from its estate each year as part of a project to switch its entire portfolio of 843,000 guest rooms...
Australia ranked as the world’s most adventurous country and New Zealand also made it into the top five, but Papua New Guinea doesn’t share the same ethos
What’s in store for the weekend? Well, if you are in Australia it could include a real range of adventurous activities it seems after a global survey by Irish...
Star Alliance hopes to introduce first biometric solution at one of its airport hubs by first quarter of 2020
Star Alliance and NEC Corporation have signed a partnership agreement to develop a biometric data-based identification platform that aims to significantly improve the travel experience for frequent flyer programme...