Big Spenders: Air Travellers Would Pay Up to $100 for These Extras

Sabre has released a new study showing that passengers are willing to pay $100 for a more personalised and enjoyable air travel experience.

IATA Warns Against Protectionism as Air Travel Demand Increases, I Warn Against Egos


The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is warning against protectionist tactics as demand for air travel increases over the next two decades.

Flipping Out Over Hawaiian Airlines’ New Premium Flip-Flop Flight Socks, and the Rest of the Kit

Hawaiian Airlines has revealed the amenities which will accompany its new A330 Premium Cabin experience, including a pair of in-flight socks woven to look like flip flops which I’m frankly flipping over.

Norwegian Reports 14% Passenger Growth in September, 50% Growth on Long-Haul Routes

Norwegian reports that it carried almost 2.8 million passengers in September, which is an increase of 14 percent compared to the same month last year.

Happy Shoppers: Qatar Airways Makes $528 Million Selling Duty Free

The latest Ideaworks and CarTrawler study of ancillaries sales has been published, revealing that Qatar Airways is exceptionally lucky with Duty-Free sales of $528 million through the airline’s Qatar Duty Free operation.

A4E CEOs Call on UK to Boost Tourism by Abolishing APD

During the Aviation Festival in London today, A4E CEOs gathered to ask the UK to abolish its Airline Passenger Duty, which they argue is a detriment to travel, tourism, and the economy in the UK. easyJet’s Carolyn McCall, Norwegian’s Bjørn […]

Are You Going To San Francisco? Norwegian Can Get You There from Copenhagen

Norwegian’s latest long-haul route launch is a direct flight from Copenhagen Airport to San Francisco/Oakland which will launch in time for flowers: March 28, 2017.

Fred Reid Joins OneJet to Help Solve U.S. Regional Air Travel Problem

Founding CEO Of Virgin America and Former President Of Delta Airlines, Fred Reid, will join Board of Directors at OneJet which aims to solve challenges of regional service at underserved airports in the U.S..

Ryanair Cites SITA to Prove It’s Comfortable Carrying Baggage

Ryanair is touting its strong baggage handling performance, compared to competitors in Europe and around the world, by citing figures from SITA’s Baggage Handling report published earlier this year.