Wuhan, origin of coronavirus, resumes operations; we look at the numbers

Wuhan, origin of coronavirus, resumes operations; we look at the numbers

Wuhan is central China’s key city, shown in being the country’s 9th by GDP. Yet, airport is only China’s 19th, partly from its location & high-speed rail.

anna.aero’s stablemate Future Travel Experience launches free webinars for airport innovation

anna.aero’s stablemate Future Travel Experience launches free webinars for airport innovation

anna.aero’s sister unit, Future Travel Experience, launches two free webinars for airports as C-19 crisis accelerates digital transformation.

Royal Air Maroc joins oneworld; key boost to alliance's weak Africa footprint

Royal Air Maroc joins oneworld; key boost to alliance’s weak Africa footprint

oneworld is by far the weakest alliance for Africa, which the arrival of Royal Air Maroc sets about changing. We analyse where & how oneworld will benefit.

Norway’s Avinor scraps charges at 44 airports; RDC Aviation charts savings with AirportCharges tool

Norway’s Avinor scraps charges at 44 airports; RDC Aviation charts savings with AirportCharges tool

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with RDC Aviation, with the first article showing that Norwegian will save €4,780 per B787-8 turnaround.

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TAP Air Portugal announces 4 new routes, including Cancun & Cape Town

TAP Air Portugal announces 4 new routes, including Cancun & Cape Town

TAP Air Portugal to start Lisbon to Agadir, Cancun, and Cape Town, and Ponta Delgada to Toronto. We look at the numbers and details behind these routes.

Air Transat retires A310; we look at the aircraft’s operations globally

Air Transat retires A310; we look at the aircraft’s operations globally

Air Transat ended A310 ops on 30 March, with no Western airline now using the type in pax config. We analyse the A310’s current operators and routes.


Consultants' Corner: Four questions every airline CEO should answer now

Consultants’ Corner: Four questions every airline CEO should answer now

With a new supply & demand context from COVID-19, consultant Sylvain Bosc, former SVP at Qatar Airways, tables questions every airline CEO should answer.

Emirates to resume 5 European airports from 6 April; we look at numbers

Emirates to resume 5 European airports from 6 April; we look at numbers

Emirates to London Heathrow, Brussels, Frankfurt, Paris CDG, and Zurich to resume, mainly for cargo. 16-weekly flights will initially operate vs. usual 112.

SunExpress celebrates 30th birthday & passes 10 million scheduled seats

SunExpress celebrates 30th birthday & passes 10 million scheduled seats

Given SunExpress’ birthday, we analyse the carrier’s development, including strong focus on non-stop VFR markets – a large, reasonably untapped opportunity.

EU now ended ‘use it or lose it' slots for summer 2020

EU now ended ‘use it or lose it’ slots for summer 2020

The EU suspended the ‘80% rule’ on 1 April from the current exceptional circumstances. With 88 level three EU airports in S20, we look at what’s happening.


Air Antwerp to resume London City on 4 May; market seen great turbulence

Air Antwerp to resume London City on 4 May; market seen great turbulence

With a new schedule of twice-per-weekday, the service will still allow day trips in both directions. Yet, market has almost yearly declines in traffic.

Loganair starts Isle of Man – Manchester; a market of 173,300 last year

Loganair starts Isle of Man – Manchester; a market of 173,300 last year

Loganair began IOM – Manchester this week. We look at the development of this market and also wider IOM – Northwest England, which saw 428,000 in 2019.

Patrick Fennell, COO Xfly, chats crisis management & more given Covid-19

Patrick Fennell, COO Xfly, chats crisis management & more given Covid-19

Patrick Fennell discusses the impact of Covid-19 on Xfly, how it’s responding, and tips for proactively dealing with future black swan events.

End of era for 747 as KLM and Qantas withdraw type on same day

End of era for 747 as KLM and Qantas withdraw type on same day

KLM and Qantas both ended 747 passenger operations on 29 March, having started in the same year. We look their 747 routes and capacity development.