Singapore Airlines largest jump in capacity in a year

Signalling a return to better times, Singapore Airlines has today announced the largest increase in capacity for some time, with new capacity to Manchester, Houston and Munich all expected in the nex...

Consumer confidence growing in region

Consumers in the Asia Pacific appear to be more confident in their economies, with a massive jump recorded in the recent MasterCard Consumer Confidence index.

Etihad To Join Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group

Etihad Airways has joined the Sustainable Aviation Fuel Users Group (SAFUG), an airline-led industry working group established in 2008 to accelerate the commercialisation and availability of sustaina...

PATA Welcomes New Green Economy Initiative

The Pacific Asia Travel Association welcomes and fully support the 'Live the Deal' climate change initiative announced yesterday by Professor Geoffrey Lipman on behalf of

More billions lost as IATA downgrades again

Losses in the aviation industry will last longer than expected, with a new forecast for 2010 predicting that airlines around the world will lose an accumulated US$5.8 billion.