British Airways finally merges with Iberia

British Airways and Iberia Thursday finally formalised their merger and are moving towards the final steps of integrating the two airlines together after some last kinks were ironed out.

Malaysia Airports aims to double revenue by 2014

Malaysia Airports Holdings have released its development plan for the next five years and announced that during this period it would concentrate on growing capacity as well as doubling its current re...

Nationality screening at US airports abandoned

United States officials this week announced that it would abandon screening of passengers by nationality and would instead move to an intelligence-based and travel pattern-based screening process.

Japan Airlines to scrap 60 routes

Debt-ridden Japan Airlines will reportedly scrap 29 international routes by the end of fiscal 2010, nearly double the number of routes the carrier had initially decided to cut.

Subsidiaries to be merged for ANA

All Nippon Airways this week announced its intentions to merge two of its subsidiaries into one entity in order to build a "more flexible" operating structure.

MAS confirms major A330 order

Malaysia Airlines has ordered up to 25 A330-300 aircraft, which covers a firm order of 15 A330-300 with options for an additional 10 aircraft.

Lie-flat seats to be offered on low-cost AirAsia

AirAsia has just announced that it will be introducing a brand new lie-flat bed to its long-haul planes, as it moves to aggressively improve its premium offering in an attempt to grab market-share of...

February air traffic shows continued improvement

International scheduled air traffic demand in February this year continued to strengthen but did not return to pre-crisis levels according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA).