Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has warned that airlines will have to hire 637,000 new pilots worldwide in the next 20 years to mitigate an expected shortage.
The UAE will lead Middle East passenger growth in 2017 with an annual increase of more than 6.3%, according to IATA.
Both Japanese and Australian air travellers are flying in greater numbers again when compared with last year, according to the latest data from ForwardKeys.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports demand (revenue passenger kilometres or RPKs) rose 6.3% in 2016 compared to 2015
Air transport will grow in Europe in 2017 according to IATA - however expected industry net post-tax profit for the region should reach US$5.6 billion, down from an estimated US$7.5 …
Long haul low cost or hybrid carriers are growing in Europe. In 2017, half a dozen of those carriers will operate long haul flights from Europe.
“Project Boost” will help maintain and grow Air France’s presence on long-haul routes and operate profitably on some routes that are currently making losses.