The mess named South African Airways

The mess named South African Airways

We have shared the view before that, as a general rule, governments are better off staying out of the airlines business.  There are exceptions, but they are few and these few airlines are run, largely, on a commercial basis.  The poster children for state airline...
ITA gets the go-ahead from Brussels

ITA gets the go-ahead from Brussels

The Italian government has received approval from the European Commission to launch Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA), the successor to Alitalia. The new airline will commence services on October 15, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance has announced in a brief...
SWISS has joined the Premium league

SWISS has joined the Premium league

Seven years after parent airline Lufthansa, SWISS is set to introduce Premium Economy seats on its fleet from the final quarter of this year. The new class was unveiled on June 28 and puts SWISS among the airlines that want to benefit from passengers who want to pay...