Cargo services often are given less attention than passenger operations. Yet, air cargo serves as a lifeline for nations such as Qatar and also provides the foundation for the global supply chain. Yet, the nature of the cargo business demands operational flexibility and liberal operating rules to meet the needs of consumer businesses. This panel will examine the forces and pressures shaping the business.

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Vietnam Airlines, via its official Twitter account, announced (23-Sep-2020) it has carried approximately 40,000 passengers on domestic routes since the beginning of 2020, a 12% year-on-year increase. The carrier currently operates over 40 domestic routes with around 200 flights per day.

Australia's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development Michael McCormack announced (27-Sep-2020) the Government will inject AUD250 million (USD176 million) into regional Australia, encouraging more Australians to travel and experience a domestic destination, boosting regional jobs and local economies. The package includes a AUD50 million (USD35 million) Regional Tourism Recovery initiative to assist businesses in regions heavily reliant on international tourism and AUD200 million (USD140.8 million) for an additional round of the Building Better Regions Fund. [more - original PR]

Biman Bangladesh Airlines, via its official website, announced (25-Sep-2020) plans to resume Dhaka-Singapore service on 01-Oct-2020, following a temporary suspension due to the outbreak of coronavirus and associated travel restrictions. The airline will operate the service weekly.

Taiwan Civil Aeronautics Administration reported (25-Sep-2020) the following cargo traffic highlights for domestic airlines for Aug-2020:

Thai AirAsia announced (25-Sep-2020) it officially launched operations from its hub at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport to the following destinations: 

Thai AirAsia CEO Santisuk Klongchaiya stated the utilisation of both airports in Bangkok will provide more options and low cost connections for passengers. [more - original PR]

Peach introduced (25-Sep-2020) the workcation system on 01-Sep-2020 to help revitalise regional economies by boosting the non-resident population, and further enhancing employee work life balance. Workcation refers to the new option of remote working while enjoying leisure time at a travel destination or in one's hometown, and is intended to promote longer vacations or paid leave. [more - original PR]

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Aviation returns to the 1930s

Issue 53
  • There has been much talk about the post-COVID-19 industry reverting to the profile of the 1970s, but in two very important ways the real timeframe to compare is the 1930s.
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Global Outlook 2020: A look into the coming decade, expect massive change

Issue 52
  • If the first two decades of the century were transformational for the aviation industry, the 2020s will be revolutionary.
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