NEWS Chu to take over as oneworld chairman

Ivan Chu, chief executive of Cathay Pacific Airways, has been nominated by the governing board of oneworld to serve as its chairman for the year ahead. He succeeds Willie Walsh, chief executive of IAG, the parent of oneworld members British Airways and Iberia. As oneworld governing board chairman, Ivan Chu will act as “first among…

NEWS IATA AGM 2015: Mexico City airport receives official support

The International Air Transport Association and Mexico’s ministry of communications and transportation have signed a memorandum of understanding in which IATA will provide technical and operational assistance for the design and construction of Mexico City’s new airport. The agreement also encompasses IATA offering technical and professional advice for the current Mexico City airport to ensure…

NEWS Etihad signs multi-million dollar deal with Accenture

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. As part of the multi-million dollar agreement, Accenture will provide strategy and management consulting services in the areas of human resources, finance, and procurement and supply management to streamline Etihad…