Nearly 180 flights in Portugal and Spain have been cancelled because of strikes by cabin crew and baggage handlers, airlines and airport officials said Friday, leading to further disruption in the busy summer season.
Airlines are expected to lower fares next month as gas prices have dropped, according to the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB).
Airlines are recovering from huge Covid fallout but face fresh turbulence from rocketing inflation while airports battle to cope with booming demand.
Four Chinese airlines will buy a total of 292 planes from Airbus in a $37 billion windfall for the aviation giant, the carriers said in separate statements Friday.
World airlines on Monday called on governments to support the industry’s goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The plea at a meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) came three months before a crucial gathering of the United Nations’ intergovernmental agency supporting aviation. IATA, whose member airlines account for 83 percent of global […]
A return to profitability is within reach for the airline industry this year as Covid-19 restrictions eat and more people return to travel. “Losses will be cut to $9.7 billion this year and profitability is on the horizon for 2023. It is a time for optimism, even if there are still challenges on costs, particularly […]
The Philippines on Monday eased restrictions to allow foreign ownership of airline, telecommunications and shipping operators, as it seeks to boost jobs and spur activity in the virus-hit economy. The archipelago nation has long struggled to attract foreign money, as red-tape, corruption and political uncertainty scared off investors who instead pumped billions of dollars into […]
Airlines and airports called Friday for an end to pandemic measures for European domestic flights as most countries in the region begin to relax requirements to present proof of vaccination and wear masks. “Covid-19, and specifically the Omicron variant, is now pervasive throughout all of Europe, and population immunity is at such levels that the […]
No industry can last being closed for more than 2 years: Joey Concepcion says PH should open its doors to more tourists just like Thailand
Bilyonaryo Joey Concepcion is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to open the country to more tourists to save hotels, restaurants, and airlines. “The tourism sector has been shut down for basically two years. How long can people in this business sector continue to sustain their obligation to the banks by belated loans?” asked the presidential adviser […]
Transport and hospital groups have expressed their strong support for the government’s “no vaccination, no ride” policy for all modes of public transportation in Metro Manila amid a surge in omicron cases in the country. These include Philippine Airlines, AirAsia Philippines, Light Rail Manila Corp., Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX), PAL Express, Liga ng mga […]