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Rising fuel prices and the push for greener, sustainable aviation

With growing chatter about fuel burn and rising fuel prices, we kept digging in the data and came up with some interesting metrics for your consideration. The greener the number in the table the better. Our metric is seat miles per gallon - the higher this number the...

JetSMART received its 19th aircraft

Earlier this week, the Chilean ultra-low-cost carrier JetSMART received its 19th aircraft, an Airbus A320neo. This plane represents one step further on the big growth plans by the South American airline.  JetSMART plans According to Airbus Orders & Deliveries...

Arrivederci Alitalia – Ciao ITA Airways

Italy’s newest aviation offspring Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA) has officially launched services today. While it got a last-minute deal to purchase the Alitalia name for €90 million and as such Alitalia will for the time being keep the familiar airline, the carrier...

Kenya Airways boss believes in pan-African approach

Kenya Airways is developing a pan-African approach similar to Ethiopian Airlines to reduce poor flight connectivity in the region as the carrier is beginning to expand its frontiers. The approach is a response to the Covid-crisis, the airline’s CEO Allan Kilavuka...