AsiaPacific

Asiana raises $97 million from corporate bonds issue

Asiana Airlines raised $97 million from a private corporate bond issue, following a merger announcement with Korean Air....


China Southern aims for the skies: to grow fleet to 2,000 by 2035

China Southern Airlines has revealed plans to increase its fleet to a staggering 2,000 aircraft by 2035 and is now exploring ways to cooperate with low-cost carriers, the company’s chief said on September 17, 2018, at the 2018 World Routes conference in Guangzhou, China....


IATA reports “solid” growth in July 2018, slaps EU AT controllers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) reports growth of passenger demand in all regions in July 2018. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 6.2% in comparison to July 2017, while available seat kilometers (ASKs) increased by 5.5% and load factor rose to 85.2%. Despite positive results, the association still expects rising fuel costs to have a negative effect on market growth....


Asia Pacific, pax up by 8.3% in October 2017

On November 28, 2017, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) presented its airlines' traffic results for October 2017....