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China Eastern Airlines secures authoritisation to operate in fully digital capacity

China Eastern Airlines has secured authorisation from the Civil Aviation Administration of China to operate in a completely digital capacity, using Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro as part of its...

China Eastern Airlines secures authoritisation to operate in fully digital capacity

Deals this week: Kenya Airways, Hainan Airlines, Austrian Airlines

In a move to support cost optimisation and modernisation of Kenya Airways’ global network, SITA, an air transport communications provider based in Geneva, Switzerland, has been appointed to...

Deals this week: Kenya Airways, Hainan Airlines, Austrian Airlines

Majority of residents in 12 local constituencies support expansion at Heathrow

More than half of residents in constituencies close to London Heathrow Airport have shown support for its expansion, a new poll conducted by Populus has...

Majority of residents in 12 local constituencies support expansion at Heathrow

Hong Kong International Airport reports 5.8% rise in July passenger traffic

Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) has reported a steady growth of 5.8% year-on-year in July passenger traffic, after handling around 6.3 million passengers during the...

Hong Kong International Airport reports 5.8% rise in July passenger traffic

US FAA to open new air transportation centre of excellence

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is set to open a new air transportation centre of excellence for technical training and human performance (COE...

US FAA to open new air transportation centre of excellence

Deals this week: PCL Construction Services, Parsons-Odebrecht, Air Berlin

As part of the $1.8bn South Terminal C development project at Florida’s Orlando International Airport, PCL Construction Services has been awarded a contract for the construction of Phase I of...

Deals this week: PCL Construction Services, Parsons-Odebrecht, Air Berlin

Deals this week: China Southern Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, PANSA

China Southern Airlines has entered a code-share agreement with Italian air transportation service provider, Alitalia, under which the airline will place its CZ code on Alitalia’s...

Deals this week: China Southern Airlines, Garuda Indonesia, PANSA

Deals this week: IATA, NATS, Emirates

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Federation of Freight Forwarders Associations (FIATA) have joined forces to launch the IATA-FIATA Air Cargo Programme...

Deals this week: IATA, NATS, Emirates

Deals this week: Grimshaw Architects, Air Seychelles, Seaborne Airlines

London Heathrow Airport has appointed Grimshaw Architects as the concept designer for its £16bn expansion...

Deals this week: Grimshaw Architects, Air Seychelles, Seaborne Airlines

Deals this week: LATAM Airlines Group, AECOM, Go Air

LATAM Airlines Group and Qatar Airways have entered a subscription agreement, according to which the latter will acquire up to 10% of the former’s total...

Deals this week: LATAM Airlines Group, AECOM, Go Air

Deals this week: Air Serbia, Balfour Beatty, Ferrovial Airports

Air Serbia and NIKI, the Austrian airline subsidiary of the airberlin group, have signed a code-share agreement, which will allow their passengers to enjoy new travel options in...

Deals this week: Air Serbia, Balfour Beatty, Ferrovial Airports

Deals this week: Air Seychelles, Philippine Airlines, Delta Airlines

Air Seychelles has announced the expansion of its code-share agreement with the Serbian airliner, Air Serbia, in Russia and Eastern...

Deals this week: Air Seychelles, Philippine Airlines, Delta Airlines

Deals this week: Avianca, Malindo Airways, Etihad Airways

Avianca the national airline of Colombia, has entered a unilateral code-share partnership with US-based Silver Airways to offer more services in...

Deals this week: Avianca, Malindo Airways, Etihad Airways

Deals this week: Qatar Airways, WestJet Airlines, Independent State of Samoa

Qatar Airways has expanded its code-share agreement with Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJA), according to which the latter will share its RJ code on the former's flights to Dhaka (Bangladesh),...

Deals this week: Qatar Airways, WestJet Airlines, Independent State of Samoa

Deals this week: Qatar Airways, United Airways, Air New Zealand

Qatar Airways and SriLankan Airlines have entered a new bilateral code-share...

Deals this week: Qatar Airways, United Airways, Air New Zealand

Report: Growth in South Africa’s construction industry to be driven by infrastructure development

A new report by Timetric reveals that the construction industry in South Africa is projected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) 2.62% from 2016 to 2020. The growth is a...

Report: Growth in South Africa’s construction industry to be driven by infrastructure development

Deals this week: Virgin Australia, Hainan HNA Innovation Ventures, TAP Portugal

Virgin Australia Holdings has formed a strategic commercial alliance with a Chinese air service provider, HNA Aviation Group, to accelerate its access to the Chinese...

Deals this week: Virgin Australia, Hainan HNA Innovation Ventures, TAP Portugal

Report: Airport modernisation projects to drive growth of Saudi Arabia’s construction industry

Driven by investments in transport infrastructure including airport development projects, the construction industry in Saudi Arabia is projected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR)...

Report: Airport modernisation projects to drive growth of Saudi Arabia’s construction industry

Salt Lake City Airport in US to close its smoking rooms

The Salt Lake City International Airport in Utah, US, has planned the closure of five smoking rooms, which are presently in use within five concourses at the...

Salt Lake City Airport in US to close its smoking rooms

Deals this week: Finnair, Bangkok Airways

As a part of its ongoing disposal of non-core assets, Finnair, an air carrier based in Finland, has agreed to sell its Finnish business travel agency SMT Oy to American Express Global...

Deals this week: Finnair, Bangkok Airways

Deals this week: Exchange Income Corporation, Turkish Airlines, Air Serbia

Exchange Income Corporation has announced an offering of convertible, unsecured, subordinated debentures at a price of C$1,000 ($772.73) each to raise C$60m...

Deals this week: Exchange Income Corporation, Turkish Airlines, Air Serbia