Passenger growth in Latin America and the Caribbean (LatAm) could reach 385 million within ten years if the region’s governments address infrastructure bottlenecks, embrace smarter regulation, and observe global standards and best practices, according to The International Transport Association. In 2014, passenger numbers in the region were 242 million.
Josef Bogdanski has been appointed the new Chief Information Officer/Chief Process Officer (CIO/CPO) of the Lufthansa Group. In his new role he will report to Harry Hohmeister, Chief Officer Group Airlines, Logistics and IT.
Etihad Airways is signing a collaboration agreement with Accenture to support the implementation of its business transformation program to improve productivity, efficiency and enable growth.
Aeromexico has launched a new service between Mexico City and Boston, the carrier’s 16th destination in the U.S.
The International Air Transport Association has confirmed that US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx will deliver a keynote address at the 71st IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport Summit on 8 June 2015. Up to 1,000 delegates are expected to attend the global event.
Emirates has commenced a daily nonstop service to the island of Bali in Indonesia. The new service between Dubai and Bali is operated by a Boeing 777-300ER aircraft in a two-class configuration.
SAS is launching several all-new routes for its winter schedule. Larger aircraft will also be deployed on its existing routes from Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo to London Heathrow. The Gothenburg-London route will also switch from Heathrow to Stansted Airport.
UPDATE EMERGENCY We have confirmation Jet2 flight #LS641 from East Midlands safely landed at London Gatwick http://t.co/eHsggkCvb3— AirLive.net (@airlivenet) June 7, 2015 UPDATE EMERGENCY Jet2 flight #LS641 from East Midlands is is diverting to Gatwick. Live: http://t.co/eHsggkCvb3 pic.twitter.com/zmMrzyCWKN— AirLive.net (@airlivenet) June 7, 2015 BREAKING Jet2 flight #LS641 from East Midlands to Alicante is declaring an…