Bern-based FlyBAIR will take off on 2 May to Palma. Initially crowdfunded, the carrier will operate nine routes from May, with two-to-six sectors per day.
OAG’s Demand product, out at the end of April, will enable airports and more to create new business cases in under 15 minutes, says Jonathan Horne.
TAP Air Portugal has Brazil – Italy, Portugal, and France as key country-pairs; Funchal and Porto deliver ~one million over Lisbon.
Ethiopian Airlines has 107 international destinations, with 120 by 2025. It has now expressed interest in Europe – Asia passengers, despite Africa strength.
Boeing completes first flight of the 777-9X. We reveal the top 777 operators, and where the next orders could come from.
Emirates will operate Dubai – Singapore – Penang daily from April. Qatar Airways operates Doha – Penang non-stop, with the UK/Germany Penang’s key markets.
Southwest Airlines’ top-10 airports saw 186m seats and ~157m passengers, for SLF of 84%. 118m were local O&D, while 39m were in transit. Chicago Midway #1.
Boeing and Embraer examining the business case for a new turboprop as the Dash-8-400 and ATR-72 have over 60 million seats in W19.
Having achieved its Vision 2025 seven years early, Ethiopian Airlines is Africa’s largest & strongest financially. It has now announced a brand-new airport.
19% of United Airlines’ seats are now international, with Mexico – US its #1 connecting country-pair and Houston IAH is #1 international connecting hub.
Qatar Airways announce new routes to Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Africa, with continued focus on thinner, seasonal destinations – including Siem Reap.
Despite only being one, Bamboo Airways has 3m seats, 23 aircraft, and 35 routes. It has just announced Prague – what was Vietnam’s #1 unserved Euro route.