Passenger Aviation Find the latest news from the passenger aviation industry. This category contains releases regarding new routes and fare structures, customer incentives and loyalty programmes and the addition of new aircraft to existing fleets. Learn about special offers and charity initiatives, and get the latest safety and security information. Also included are releases pertaining to financial performance, market growth and corporate structure such as operating statistics, traffic figures, fiscal reports, fleet purchases and sales, market research results, industry conferences and new partnerships.

Latest Passenger Aviation

15 Dec, 2017, 18:00 GMT Aerion and Lockheed Martin Join Forces to Develop World's First Supersonic Business Jet

Two leaders in supersonic technology, Aerion and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to define a formal...


14 Dec, 2017, 18:37 GMT North America’s Busiest Air Route Revealed as Mexico City to Cancun

A new study published by Routes, the organiser of the world's leading air service development events, shows that Mexico City to Cancun is the...


13 Dec, 2017, 07:00 GMT Priority Pass Unveils The World's Best Airport Lounges - and They're Not Where You'd Expect

Lounges in Jamaica, Estonia and Malta among those recognised in annual poll based on 72,000 ratings from Members A selection of the...


13 Dec, 2017, 07:00 GMT SATS Premier Lounge at Singapore Changi International wins Priority Pass 2017 Asia Pacific Airport Lounge of the Year Award

SATS Premier Lounge, Terminal 2 at Singapore Changi International has been awarded the Priority Pass Asia Pacific Airport Lounge of the Year...


12 Dec, 2017, 06:00 GMT Fraport Traffic Figures - November 2017: Positive Trend Continues

Fraport's FRA home-base and Group airports report traffic growth FRA/emk-rap – In November 2017, Frankfurt Airport (FRA) served more than...


11 Dec, 2017, 14:21 GMT Deer Jet Crowned "World's Leading Private Jet Charter" for Three Consecutive Years

The World Travel Awards (WTA), the travel industry's leading awards programme, reunited hundreds of leaders representing the best of the world's...


11 Dec, 2017, 07:54 GMT Aeroflot Named World's Leading Airline Brand

Aeroflot has taken the prestigious World's Leading Aviation Brand 2017 prize at the World Travel Awards, the first time the nomination has been...


07 Dec, 2017, 17:33 GMT SKYCOP Urges Monarch Airlines to Cover Passenger Compensations With Slot Deal Money

After the biggest UK airline collapse in years, the administrator of the bankrupt Monarch Airlines has struck a deal with the International...


06 Dec, 2017, 10:30 GMT Commercial Aircraft Landing Gear Market Worth $9.63 Billion by 2025: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global commercial aircraft landing gear market is expected to reach USD 9.63 billion by 2025, according to a new report by Grand View...


06 Dec, 2017, 10:00 GMT World's First Airline Safety Rating Tool

Embargoed 9pm (December 6th, 2017 AEST) AirlineRatings.com has launched the world's first country and airline safety comparison tool as part...


01 Dec, 2017, 16:30 GMT Aircraft Seat Actuation System Market Worth 730.7 Million USD by 2022

The report "Aircraft Seat Actuation System Market by Type (Electro-Mechanical, Hydraulic, Pneumatic), Seat Class (Business, Economy, Premium...


29 Nov, 2017, 04:25 GMT New Report Issued on the Top 100 Most Valuable Airline Loyalty Programs

Ranking of the Top Airline Loyalty Programs Around the World On Point Loyalty, LLC announced today the release of its first annual report on...


22 Nov, 2017, 19:00 GMT Hainan Airlines' Beijing-Chicago transoceanic passenger flight using biofuels lands successfully

At 12:55 am on November 21, 2017 local time, the maiden voyage of Hainan Airlines flight HU497 successfully landed at Chicago O'Hare Airport after...


22 Nov, 2017, 17:09 GMT El Al Israel Airlines Announced Today its Financial Results for the Third Quarter and the First Nine Months of 2017

El Al Israel Airlines (TASE: ELAL) announced today that revenues in the third quarter of 2017 amounted to approx. USD 626 million, compared to...


22 Nov, 2017, 10:29 GMT EDM to showcase its G-Cueing Ejection Seat at I/ITSEC 2017

EDM, a leading global provider of training simulators to the civil aviation and defence sectors, announced today that it will be showcasing its...


20 Nov, 2017, 06:30 GMT Thanks to Wirecard, Munich Airport's Retail Subsidiary Eurotrade will be Germany's First WeChat Pay Provider

- eurotrade Flughafen München Handels-GmbH will gain access to over 600 million monthly active WeChat Pay users - Sales figures...


16 Nov, 2017, 11:00 GMT Egencia Puts Business Travellers First with Egencia Advantage

From airport lounge access, to risk management and Visa processing services, the new programme prioritises traveller satisfaction for corporate...


15 Nov, 2017, 19:05 GMT Sky Prime Private Aviation has Gained 70% of the Saudi Market Share in Private Aviation

Becoming the largest private aviation fleet in the Middle East Leading the private aviation industry throughout the Middle East, Saudi...


14 Nov, 2017, 14:15 GMT University of South Wales: Kuwait Airways and University of South Wales Agree Dubai South Degree Pairing

The University of South Wales (USW) and Kuwait Airways have signed a Memorandum of Agreement. It will see USW aircraft maintenance students at...


06 Nov, 2017, 10:36 GMT China's Beijing Capital Airlines launches its first overseas recruitment drive in Portugal and Spain

Capital Airlines rolls out initiative to create an international air service team China's Beijing Capital Airlines held its first overseas...


03 Nov, 2017, 08:00 GMT Capital Airlines Wins Outstanding Company Award in Portugal

Capital Airlines was presented Outstanding Company Award by Pedro Catarino, former Portugal's ambassador to China, at the 4th Portugal-China Gala...


02 Nov, 2017, 06:00 GMT Fraport Group Interim Report – Third Quarter and Nine Months 2017: Strong Business Performance Supported by Significant Growth in Traffic at All Group Airports

Revenue, EBITDA, and earnings see significant double-digit growth - Frankfurt Airport achieves solid growth - Antalya Airport back on...


02 Nov, 2017, 05:00 GMT World's Best Airlines for 2018

Embargoed 4pm November 2, 2017 AEST AirlineRatings.com, the world's only safety and product rating website has announced Air New Zealand as its...


31 Oct, 2017, 16:09 GMT Ontario Teachers' Strikes New Investment Partnership at Bristol and Birmingham Airports

Australia's TCorp and Sunsuper will acquire stakes from Ontario Teachers' in two of the UK's leading regional airports Ontario Teachers' Pension...


26 Oct, 2017, 08:00 BST Direct to the heart of Europe, Hainan Airlines launched successful inaugural from Shanghai to Brussels

On 25 October 2017, Hainan Airlines flight HU7921 departed from Shanghai Pudong International Airport and, after a 12-hours flying, made a smooth...