As part of the JAL Group's ESG strategy of upgrading to fuel-efficient aircraft, improving flight operations, and utilizing SAF (Sustainable Aviation Fuel), we will extend the planned flight time on flights departing from Tokyo Haneda by 5 minutes longer than before in order to expand opportunities(*1) to operate at altitudes where fuel consumption can be reduced.
Emirati women in the Emirates Group represent a workforce of over 1,000 professionals in various roles across more than 30 departments. From pilots and engineers who work with the world’s biggest commercial aircraft, to IT professionals, service ambassadors, marketing and data experts, commercial services and more, these talented and passionate Emirati women are vital contributors to the Group
Qatar Airways Holidays is celebrating its role as Official Fan Travel Packages Partner of Paris Saint-Germain by launching all-inclusive travel packages for fans to attend any 2022-23 season home match live at the Parc des Princes stadium.
Overwhelming passenger numbers caused chaos for airlines as pandemic travel restrictions were lifted earlier this year. With delays, cancellations and missing luggage, one in three UK travellers have experienced disruption this summer. But while some airlines are having to cut their schedules due to staff shortages and deal with strikes over working conditions, there are some that have been quietly surviving.
Singapore Airlines, the national carrier, updated its policy following the latest guidelines from the Singapore Government and drops general mask requirement on many routes,
Effective 1 September 2022, Maarten Stienen is appointed chief operating officer (COO) of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Stienen has held various posts at KLM since 1998 and is currently senior vice president of Hub Operations.
In conjunction with the National Month celebrations, Malaysia Airlines is pleased to offer up to 31% off on all its fare categories to all domestic and selected international destinations effective immediately until 29 August 2022 for travel up to 12 April 2023
Cathay Pacific is taking the lead in aviation’s sustainability efforts in Asia with the extension of Fly Greener to its air cargo services. Fly Greener is a carbon-offset programme powered by an integrated carbon emissions calculator, as part of the airline’s commitment to tackling climate change by achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Ryanair, the UK’s largest airline, yesterday (23 Aug) added over 1 million low-fare seats to its winter schedules to/from 20 UK airports in response to BA’s announcement that it will cancel 8% of its winter schedule (over 10,000 flights) due to staff shortages and capacity cuts at “Hopeless Heathrow”.
Recovery of TAP's activity continued during the second quarter of 2022 (2Q22) with revenues, passenger numbers and departures more than doubling compared to the second quarter of 2021 (2Q21) Revenues reached 99% of its pre-crisis level (second quarter 2019) Load Factor at 80%, equivalent to 96% of 2019 pre-crisis levels
Europe's capacity recovery as a percentage of 2019 levels has broken out of its narrow 13-week range of 86%-87%, reaching close to 89%. This is the closest to 2019 capacity since before the COVID-19 pandemic. Europe's total seat capacity is at 88.6% in the week commencing 22-Aug-2022, which is a shortfall of 11.4% against the equivalent week in 2019.
In its latest update on pilot shortages in the aviation sector, global management consultancy Oliver Wyman has found that, as air travel continues to recover this year, the demand for airline pilots will outstrip supply in most regions globally between 2022 and 2024, with the Middle East feeling the effects first.