The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the successful completion of the first IATA Pay ticket purchase transaction in a live test environment. The transaction was conducted in partnership with ipagoo, a UK-based fintech company.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the government of Jordan to continue to focus on aviation as a strategic enabler of the countrys economic growth and development. Aviation already supports close to $2.2 billion in economic activity and 70,000 jobs in Jordan, including the catalytic benefits of tourism enabled by air transport.
During December and full year 2018 Volaris increased total capacity, as measured in Available Seat Miles (ASMs), by 6.4% and 11.4% year over year, respectively.
United becomes the first carrier in the world to operate entire Dreamliner family
We are deeply saddened to share that Southwest Airlines Founder and Chairman Emeritus Herbert D. Kelleher passed away today at the age of 87.
In 2017, blockchain projects flourished, where ICOs managed to raise billions. 2018 was a crash year for cryptos, even though the sums raised this year were twice as high as the previous one. Blockchain projects promised a lot, however 71% of them still have no working products. The argument was that blockchain is still in its infancy, and many are supposed to deliver their products in 2019. And one of the best places to watch where blockchain will rise again is in the travel industry.
GOL's domestic supply (ASK) decreased by 0.5% and demand (RPK) increased by 3.0%. GOL's domestic load factor was 84.4%, a 2.8 p.p. increase in comparison to December 2017. The volume of departures decreased by 2.2% and seats increased by 2.5% over December 2017.
On a YoY basis, passenger traffic increased 5.2% in Mexico, 20.9% in Puerto Rico and 26.0% in Colombia
Hong Kong Airlines once again claims the title as the most punctual airline in Asia Pacific, and the third most punctual worldwide, according to the OAG Punctuality League 2019, which is the most comprehensive annual ranking of on-time performance (OTP) for the worlds airlines and airports.
The company carried a record 15.3 million customers in the month of December and an annual record 192 million passengers across its broad global network in 2018.