GENEVA - International Air Transport Association (IATA) global passenger numbers for March show demand (measured in revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) ncreasing 6.8%, on the same month a year ago. Capacity grew 6.1% and the load factor climbed by 0.5% to 80.4%, a record for the month.
GENEVA –When announcing strong passenger traffic results for the first quarter, Alexandre de Juniac, IATA’s Director General and CEO, has criticised Government authorities for the partial ban on passengers taking laptops inflight with them.
HONG KONG – Citibank has expanded its digital partnership with Expedia to allow customers across multiple markets in Asia region to pay for their holiday booking using their Citi credit card points or miles.
QUANZHOU - Hilton has opened the Hilton Quanzhou Riverside , its 100 th hotel in Greater China . Hilton Quanzhou Riverside is also the first Hilton Hotels & Resorts property in Fujian and that brand's 40 th in Greater China.
SINGAPORE - Singapore Airlines and regional subsidiary SilkAir have signed an MoU with Air France-KLM to codeshare on each other’s flights with effect from April 27.
HONG KONG – The Regal Airport Hotel is offering a Residential Meeting Package until December 31 at HK$1,380 per person per day (plus service/tax), covering accommodation, buffet breakfast and full-day meeting package with wifi access.