Airline Focus

New Cabin Bag Policy from Wizz Air

October 3, 2012 0

During the month of August, European low-cost carrier Wizz Air conducted a trial on routes between Katowice and London Luton to evaluate a new cabin baggage policy which introduced two types of cabin baggage.  The […]


Newcastle Airport Loses Legal Battle

October 3, 2012 0

Newcastle Airport, UK, has lost a legal battle over claims two of its directors were allowed to negotiate themselves about £8 million (US$12.8m) in bonuses. The sum was split between former airport Chief Executive John […]

Air Cargo

Boeing Forecasts Air Cargo Growth

October 3, 2012 0

Boeing has predicted that the global air cargo market will expand at a 5.2% annual rate over the next 20 years. According to the company’s World Air Cargo Forecast 2012/2013, growth will be driven by […]

Airline Focus

Brazil’s GOL Orders 60 Boeing 737 MAX Airliners

October 2, 2012 0

The Brazilian low-cost carrier GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes has announced it will purchase 60 Boeing 737 MAX airliners.  GOL says it plans to use the new aircraft to increase operational efficiency and reduce costs. The […]


A Unique and Increasing Disadvantage…

October 1, 2012 0

Keith Williams, CEO of British Airways, explains why Air Passenger Duty is unfairly penalising the UK’s aviation industry. No one can dispute that the UK and London in particular, has had a fantastic summer. I’m […]


Philippine Airlines Orders Ten More A330s

October 1, 2012 0

Philippine Airlines (PAL) has placed a firm order with Airbus for an additional ten A330-300 widebody aircraft.  The latest purchase agreement follows an order from the airline in August for 44 single aisle A321s and […]