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Making it to the other side

Hong Kong, April 8 -- International Air Transport Association director general and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, says for airlines COVID-19 is apocalypse now. It is not an exaggerated description of the s... Read More


National government confirms loans for Air New Zealand

Hong Kong, April 3 -- The New Zealand government has provided a standby loan facility to Air NZ of up to NZ$900 million (US$5.364 million). The facility will be in two parts: one tranche of NZ$600 mil... Read More


Hong Kong offers new tranche of support

Hong Kong, March 27 -- Hong Kong has announced a fresh HK$1 billion (US$129 million) rescue package to soften the blow of the coronavirus pandemic on airlines, airport tenants and staff. Announced o... Read More


IATA calls on governments to support cargo

Hong Kong, March 20 -- International Air Transport Association (IATA) director general and CEO, Alexandre de Juniac, has called for governments to recognise air cargo as an essential part of the fight... Read More


V shaped or pear-shaped economy ahead?

Hong Kong, March 16 -- Little more than two months ago, the Asia-Pacific airline industry was looking at the beginning of 2020 with measured optimism. The International Air Transport Association (IATA... Read More


Travelport wins new business from eight Pacific carriers and extends agreement with Malaysia Airlines

Hong Kong, March 16 -- Global travel technology company, Travelport, has won long-term contracts from eight Australian and Pacific carriers to provide them with real-time access to 68,000 travel agenc... Read More


Sabre and MIAT Mongolian Airlines do deal for Market Intelligence solution

Hong Kong, March 16 -- Mongolia's MIAT Mongolian Airlines has negotiated a long-term agreement with Sabre Corporation to supply the flag carrier with Sabre's Market Intelligence Global Demand Solution... Read More


Recaro Aircraft Seating equips Vistara's first 787

Hong Kong, March 16 -- The economy and premium economy cabins of Indian carrier Vistara's first 787 are configured with Recaro Aircraft Seating's top selling aircraft seats, the premium economy PL3530... Read More


Sony wins All Nippon Airways contract for first class headphones

Hong Kong, March 16 -- ll Nippon Airways (ANA) will make Sony's noise-cancelling WH1000XM3 headphones available to first class passengers on international flights following their success with premium ... Read More


Bamboo Airways chooses Munich for direct flights

Hong Kong, March 16 -- Emerging Vietnamese carrier, Bamboo Airways has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Munich Airport to launch direct routes from the German city to Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh Ci... Read More