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Delta enhances benefits for SkyMiles Medallion members

Delta enhances benefits for SkyMiles Medallion members

8 October 2022 Press Release Airline News

As Delta exits an unprecedented summer of demand for travel and navigates an evolving industry landscape, the airline remains committed to ensuring Delta SkyMiles membership and Medallion Status levels provide exclusive, earned opportunities for its most loyal customers

KLM and Transavia to share data on unruly passengers

KLM and Transavia to share data on unruly passengers

5 October 2022 Press Release Airline News

KLM and Transavia share data on passengers placed on the No Fly List for disruptive behaviour on board or on the ground, since 29 September. Both airlines will ban unruly passengers for five years, regardless of which airline operated the flight in question

Royal Brunei expected to restart London-Dubai

Royal Brunei expected to restart London-Dubai

25 September 2022 Press Release Airline News

Royal Brunei will no longer operate nonstop between London and Bandar Seri Begawan. Effective November 1 Royal Brunei will operate to Bandar via Dubai, as it did until 2018. It is expected to gain fifth-freedom rights between London-Dubai and vice versa as happened before.

Aviation recovery continues despite headwinds

Aviation recovery continues despite headwinds

21 September 2022 Airline News

Against a backdrop of slowing economic growth, the recovery in global air travel continues to support forecasts of a return to 2019 levels of traffic in 2024 at the aggregate level, IATA Chief Economist Marie Owens Thomsen told the World Financial Symposium.

Air tax strangling economic growth

Air tax strangling economic growth

23 March 2012 Press Release Airline News

The Chancellor’s decision to push ahead with the double inflation increase in Air Passenger Duty (APD) in the recent budget has been branded as a reckless brake on the economy by the Board of Airline Representatives in the UK (BAR UK).

Rising fuel prices dampening air travel, says IATA

Rising fuel prices dampening air travel, says IATA

20 April 2011 Airline News

Rising fuel prices are starting to dampen air travel demand, according to the latest report from IATA, but business travel is maintaining a strong recovery. Economy travel slowed from 4.9% year over year growth in January to 3.3% in February. Premium travel was more robust, slowing from 8.1% to 7.7% over the same periods.

Long haul destinations fight back

Long haul destinations fight back

8 July 2010 Press Release Airline News

A catalogue of woes may have hit the long haul holiday market this year but destinations are fighting back hard to overcome the negatives, according to its latest review of the sector by Hayes & Jarvis