2016 was another banner year for travel as the world’s airports handled more than 3.7 billion passengers, up a robust 8.6% from the previous record level from 2015. The total passenger count was almost half of the world’s total population (estimated at ~7.5 billion currently). Experience The Skies compiled the world’s top 30 busiest airports (also known as […]
Aeroplan has been working hard in 2017 to add new earn and redemption options for members who are wary about its relationship with Air Canada in 2020 when the latter officially starts its own frequent flyer programme and compete directly. The loyalty program added Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) and its subsidiary Cathay Dragon (KA) to […]
Today’s news digest incorporates features on IATA, Azul Brazilian Airlines, American Airlines, Belgrade Airport, Hong Kong International Airport, Heathrow Airport, Qatar Airways, and Air France.
Today’s news digest incorporates features on Boeing, Lufthansa, Air France, Qatar Airways, Air France, KLM, Frankfurt Airport, Munich Airport, SpiceJet, 737 MAX 10 and birds.
Cathay Pacific Airways received the first of 22 A350-900s on May 28, 2016 becoming the fourth Asian airlines to have this aircraft in its fleet. It will make its inaugural flight to Manila on May 31, 2016 (News – February 15, 2016). Find out more about the Airbus A350 Family (Insight – January 2016).
In the first part of the 2015 busiest airports in the world by passengers (refer to our coverage), we unveiled the Top 30 list and provided a detail look of the top 5. This part will continue our analysis from no.6 to 30.
Cathay Pacific Airways (CX) is scheduled to receive its first Airbus A350-900 at the end of April 2016. The airline will use the new aircraft on regional routes before commencing on its new London Gatwick Airport operation five months afterwards (News – December 11, 2015).
Experience The Skies revealed its prediction for the top 3 busiest airports for 2015. (News – January 21, 2015). The following insight is an analysis of airports aiming for a spot in the top 10.
Cathay Pacific Airways (CX)(Oneworld) confirmed that it will launch a new four-times weekly service between its base in Hong Kong (HKG) and London’s Gatwick Airport (LGW) starting in September 2016.
SkyTeam has opened a new exclusive lounge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKG).