IATA boss says airport privatisation a failure

International Air Transport Association chief executive and director general Alexandre de Juniac. (IATA)

International Air Transport Association (IATA) chief executive and director general Alexandre de Juniac says the privatisation of airports around the world by governments often seeking a short-term boost to the budget has proven to be a failure. Speaking to the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) … [Read more...]

China Airlines prepares to join Kangaroo Route

China Airlines Airbus A350-900 B-18903. (Helmy oved/ Commons Wikimedia)

China Airlines says its upcoming move to offer double daily services between Sydney and its Taipei hub is part of efforts to support new services to London Gatwick. The Skyteam alliance member will join the plethora of carriers on the so-called Kangaroo Route linking Australia and the United Kingdom when … [Read more...]