GENEVA - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) figures show that total revenue passenger kilometres (RPKs) in February 2019 rose by 5.3%, compared to February 2018. This was the slowest rate of growth in more than a year but still in line with long-term demand trends.
SYDNEY property developer Crown Group will become a serious player in the upper upscale serviced apartment/hotel market mix from July, with the opening of its flagship Infinity by Crown Group development at Green Square, midway between Sydney Airport and the CBD.
OSAKA - Singapore Airlines is to add a third daily service to Osaka's Kansai International Airport from April 27 to meet growing demand for travel between Singapore and Japan. The new service will add nearly 2,000 seats weely in each direction.
SINGAPORE - KrisFlyer, the SIA Group’s frequent flyer programme, is introducing Elite Gold Rewards, a selection of benefits which will give KrisFlyer Elite Gold members additional incentives when they travel with Singapore Airlines and SilkAir.
ATHENS – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the results of its 2018 Global Passenger Survey (GPS), which showed that passengers are looking to new technology to give them more control, information and improve efficiency when they travel.
MELBOURNE - Qantas has introduced the first non-stop direct flights between Melbourne and San Francisco, utilising 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. There are four return services weekly in three classes – Business Suite, Premium Economy and Economy.