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ANA HOLDINGS introduces avatar technology company

Hong Kong, April 13 -- All Nippon Airways parent, ANA HOLDINGS (ANAHD), has announced the formation of avatarin Inc. to accelerate the development of the world's first robotic avatar service platform.... Read More


Airports and ATMs are unavoidable casualities of COVID-19

Hong Kong, April 13 -- Airports and air navigation service providers (ANSPs) are being hit just as hard by COVID-19 as their airline customers. But unlike carriers, they can't close down operations. E... Read More


Note to customers: all aircraft park up spaces full until further notice

Hong Kong, April 13 -- The COVID-19 pandemic has hit airlines hard on the financial front but also has landed them with another major problem: where to park all the aircraft they have had to ground. T... Read More


Cheaper oil negated by scale of COVID-19 crisis

Hong Kong, April 13 -- At any other time airlines would be celebrating. One of their biggest operational costs, the price of fuel, plummeted dramatically last month after a price war erupted between S... Read More


Who will survive the Asia-Pacific network carnage?

Hong Kong, April 13 -- For Asia-Pacific airlines profitable international flying has evaporated. In some cases, the same fate is hitting domestic networks. Orient Aviation reports on the flight and st... Read More


Asia-Pacifc carriers bear brunt of COVID-19's ravaging attack

Hong Kong, April 13 -- The global aviation landscape is being changed, probably irrevocably by the COVID-19 pandemic. Airlines are struggling to negotiate the worst crisis in aviation's history and As... Read More


IATA predicts U-shaped recovery from COVID-19 and fears recession

Hong Kong, April 13 -- Any fight for survival needs a champion. While individual airlines are mounting their own assaults against COVID-19, on the global stage the International Air Transport Associat... Read More


Prestigious IATA annual gathering put on hold until late 2020

Hong Kong, April 13 -- It was announced at the turn of the month that the International Air Transport Association (IATA) would postpone its 76th annual general meeting and World Air Transport Summit, ... Read More


Game set and match to KAL's Walter Cho in leadership battle with siblings

Hong Kong, April 13 -- The long and often bitter family battle for management control of Korean conglomerate, Hanjin Group, and its flagship company, Korean Air (KAL), is over, at least for the time b... Read More


Air New Zealand beefs up crisis management expertise with appointment of former union boss

Hong Kong, April 9 -- Air New Zealand (Air NZ) CEO, Greg Foran, has brought in a former president of the country's Council of Trade Unions, Ross Wilson, and appointed Joe Collom as chief people office... Read More