Airlines Eliminate Middle Seats, Reduce Food and Beverage Service

Airlines Eliminate Middle Seats, Reduce Food and Beverage Service

Major U.S. air carriers are making sweeping policy changes to their services and policies in light of the COVID-19 outbreak, implementing measures to minimize flight attendant-to-customer interaction, maximize the distance between passengers and discourage customers congregating by shutting down airport lounge...
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Airlines join cruise lines in offering incentives for not canceling tickets

Airlines join cruise lines in offering incentives for not canceling tickets

According to the airline’s website, when a flight is canceled, passengers will either be rebooked on an alternative flight or offered a full refund. While not a new policy, the Hungarian-based low-cost airline Wizz Air also offers a 20% bonus...
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What To Do If You Are Stuck Abroad

What To Do If You Are Stuck Abroad

Traveling abroad can be a lot of fun. However, in the middle of a global crisis, it can certainly turn into a nightmare. Be prepared before you travel by purchasing travel insurance that covers trip delays, cancellations, etc.. However, if...
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By 2030 Checking In At The Airport Could Be A Thing Of The Past

By 2030 Checking In At The Airport Could Be A Thing Of The Past

OACIS, which stands for Off Airport Check In Solutions, is an innovative solution to the age-old problem of luggage. “This has allowed us to create a service that brings together all the bits you would expect to be able to do...
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IATA: Air Cargo Must Not Be Restrained by Governments

IATA: Air Cargo Must Not Be Restrained by Governments

While more and more countries are closing their borders in an attempt to reduce the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, air cargo must not be forgot and its activity must not be restrained by governments, IATA says. Even in light...
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What Effect Could Coronavirus Pandemic Have On African Aviation?

What Effect Could Coronavirus Pandemic Have On African Aviation?

Based on the impacts SARS had on aviation, IATA now predicts Africa will lose 0.4% of its revenue passenger kilometers (RPK), if the disease is contained within the most affected nations. Chinese investors have plowed money into African aviation infrastruct...
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Latin America Yet To Feel The Impact Of Coronavirus On Connectivity

Aviation worldwide is facing one of the toughest health crises of the century. Still, Latin America has yet to feel the impact of coronavirus on connectivity. In fact, only a few airlines have reduced their capacity on flights to Asia...
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IATA Updates COVID-19 Financial Impacts -Relief Measures Needed-

IATA Updates COVID-19 Financial Impacts -Relief Measures Needed-

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) updated its analysis of the financial impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency on the global air transport industry. IATA now sees 2020 global revenue losses for the passenger busines...
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Why Flying On A Middle Seat Is Best On Some Airlines

Once travelers get over the awe, magic, and wonder of speeding through the air at 600mph and 35,000ft above the ground, they start to have issues with certain aspects of the flight. One of those aspects is being stuck in...
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Factors affecting passenger choice of low cost carriers: An analytic network process approach

Factors affecting passenger choice of low cost carriers: An analytic network process approach

Although the literature has contributed to identifying various influences on passenger choice of low-cost carriers (LCCs), the evaluation of the relative importance of these factors has not been empirically determined. In their decision about choices of LCCs, ...
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