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TPConnects launches IATA NDC-based SaaS software for global travel agents

TPConnects SaaS-based solution addresses the current problem of 99% of the travel agents lacking their own digital assets...

2 May 2019


Qatar Airways strengthens ties with Amadeus to maximise revenue, improve customer experience

Last summer, the aviation industry set a new record, with over 200,000 aircraft taking to the skies every day. In a competitive marketplace, airlines are looking for the right technology that enables them to deliver memorable experiences for their customers...

26 Apr 2019


Sustainable biofuel for 2020 Olympics

TOKYO, JAPAN: For flights during the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Tokyo when millions of people are expected to visit Japan, Boeing and Japanese aviation industry stakeholders have...

9 Jul 2015


Bad weather casts doubt on Solar Impulse 2 Pacific flight

Solar Impulse 2 was in a holding pattern near Japan on Monday, 1 June, as organisers warned that bad weather in the days ahead could block the aircraft's ambitious bid to cross the Pacific Ocean...

1 Jun 2015


Japan's ANA's profit slumps by 45.7%

TOKYO, JAPAN: The operator of Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) has slashed its full-year profit forecast as its earnings nosedived on higher fuel costs and the delayed delivery of a modified Dreamliner.

31 Oct 2013


AirAsia Japan rebranded 'Vanilla Air'

TOKYO, JAPAN: Budget carrier AirAsia Japan is being rebranded as Vanilla Air, the airline announced on Tuesday (20 August), with its president saying that vanilla is "loved by everyone in the world".

21 Aug 2013


Profits down 31.9% for Japan Airlines

TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan Airlines (JAL) announced on Wednesday (31 July) that its net profit in the April to June quarter dropped 31.9% to ¥18.33bn (US$187m), after rival All Nippon Airways reported a loss, which it attributed to rising fuel costs.

1 Aug 2013


Dreamliners return to the skies

TOKYO, JAPAN: Japan's ANA tested one of its modified Dreamliner jets on Sunday (28 April), three months after the worldwide fleet of 787s was grounded, as Boeing set out to reassure passengers that the planes are safe.

29 Apr 2013


Dreamliners may soon be flying again

TOKYO, JAPAN: Boeing's grounded Dreamliner is "absolutely" safe and will be back in the air within weeks, the company claimed last week as it sought to reassure airlines and passengers about the aircraft and its safety.

18 Mar 2013


Batteries ground Dreamliners worldwide

TOKYO, JAPAN: Aviation regulators on Thursday (17 January) grounded most of the world's 787 Dreamliner fleet until a fire risk linked to the plane's batteries is fixed, deepening a crisis for its manufacturer Boeing.

18 Jan 2013