Passenger Traffic Demand Strongest For 9 Months – IATA

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Published: January 12, 2017

January 11, 2017 Global passenger traffic demand in November was the strongest for nine months, IATA said in its monthly update. Demand growth (in revenue passenger km terms – RPK) was up 7.6 percent for the month, compared to 2015. Capacity (in available seat km – ASK) increased by 6.5 percent, with load factor climbing […]

Passenger Traffic Demand Strongest For 9 Months – IATA

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Published: January 12, 2017

January 11, 2017 Global passenger traffic demand in November was the strongest for nine months, IATA said in its monthly update. Demand growth (in revenue passenger km terms – RPK) was up 7.6 percent for the month, compared to 2015. Capacity (in available seat km – ASK) increased by 6.5 percent, with load factor climbing […]

IranAir Receives First New Airbus A321

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Published: January 12, 2017

January 11, 2017 Iran Air has taken delivery of an A321, its first of an order for 100 Airbus aircraft. The delivery is the first since US-imposed sanctions against Iran were lifted. “This significant milestone marks the first practical step in Iran Air’s ambitious passenger aircraft fleet renewal and its stronger presence in international civil […]

Airbus Sets Aircraft Delivery Record

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Published: January 12, 2017

January 11, 2017 Airbus set a company record for deliveries in 2016 with a total of 688 planes leaving its factories for airlines and leasing companies. Commercial aircraft deliveries were up for the fourteenth straight year, an 8 percent increase on 2015’s 635. Airbus had a strong finish for 2016 as supply problems, particularly for […]

Tigerair Australia Cancels Bali Flights

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Published: January 12, 2017

January 11, 2017 Tigerair Australia has cancelled its flights to Bali until at least Friday, January 13, after Indonesia “imposed new administrative requirements.” Tigerair said it was working with Indonesian authorities to meet the new requirements to restart flying. The airline did not say what the changes were. Reuters news agency quoted an Indonesian spokesman […]

GoAir Doubles A320neo Order In USD$7.7 Bln Deal

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Published: January 12, 2017

January 11, 2017 India’s GoAir has signed a contract for 72 Airbus A320neos, doubling its orders for the aircraft. The order, booked in December, is worth USD$ 7.7 billion at 2016 list prices. GoAir, which received its first A320neo in June 2016, has orders for 144 of the type, with four currently in service. “This […]

Thailand Raises 2017 Tourism Revenue Target

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Published: January 11, 2017

January 10, 2017 Thailand’s Tourism Ministry has raised its target for tourism revenue for 2017 to THB 2.71 trillion baht (USD$ 76.1 billion), up 8.2 percent from 2016. Income from foreign tourists is expected to hit THB1.78 trillion baht, a projected increase of 8.5 percent from 2016. Domestic tourism is expected to earn THB930 billion […]

Thailand Raises 2017 Tourism Revenue Target

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Published: January 11, 2017

January 10, 2017 Thailand’s Tourism Ministry has raised its target for tourism revenue for 2017 to THB 2.71 trillion baht (USD$ 76.1 billion), up 8.2 percent from 2016. Income from foreign tourists is expected to hit THB1.78 trillion baht, a projected increase of 8.5 percent from 2016. Domestic tourism is expected to earn THB930 billion […]

Airbus, China Air To Develop Maintenance, Training

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Published: January 11, 2017

January 10, 2017 Airbus and China Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop the airline’s maintenance, engineering and technical training capabilities in Taiwan. Under the agreement, Airbus and China Air will evaluate solutions for the airline’s services for its Airbus aircraft. The carrier’s cabin and airframe modifications business will also be examined. China […]

Airbus, China Air To Develop Maintenance, Training

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Published: January 11, 2017

January 10, 2017 Airbus and China Airlines have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop the airline’s maintenance, engineering and technical training capabilities in Taiwan. Under the agreement, Airbus and China Air will evaluate solutions for the airline’s services for its Airbus aircraft. The carrier’s cabin and airframe modifications business will also be examined. China […]

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