Routes are won and lost every day, but what happens when an airport needs to do some crisis management? Steven Thompson reports on the impact that earthquakes, tsunamis and devastating storms have on airports.
The last regional heats of the Routes Airport Marketing Awards this year recognised marketing excellence in the CIS and Africa regions.
Routes has partnered with specialist eye charity ORBIS and the group’s Krishani Ranaweera explains how it is helping people in the developing world regain their sight.
Russia’s Yemelyanovo International Airport in Krasnoyarsk has hired Lufthansa Consulting to help it develop its route network and attract new airlines.
Singaporean low-cost carrier (LCC) Tiger Airways has announced it will launch four weekly flights from Singapore to Kochi - Kerala’s financial district - from April 27.
New Japanese low-cost carrier (LCC), Jetstar Japan, is planning to launch operations earlier than planned and has confirmed its first destinations from its Tokyo base will be Osaka, Sapporo, Fukuoka, and Okinawa.
Royal Jordanian (RJ) is cutting five of its routes and reducing the frequencies on a number of others, in a bid to tackle rising costs and a decline in tourism due to events such as the Arab Spring.
Ryanair has announced it will re-open its Budapest base with the launch of 31 new routes, just hours after the Hungarian national carrier
Malév declared it had ceased operations due to “untenable” debts.
The European Commission is investigating whether the transatlantic joint venture between Air France-KLM, Alitalia and Delta – all members of the SkyTeam alliance – breaches EU antitrust rules and is detrimental to passengers in terms of fares.
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