Singapore Airlines is the first airline to partner with Ctrip to offer duty-free shopping.
Recently Delta is branching out into new technologies such as robotics, biometrics, RFID, Bluetooth, GPS and advanced turbulence avoidance system.
Fuel price, as an important factor affecting the profitability of airlines, sees different market forecasts and should draw a cautious attitude from airlines.
eMarketer predicts that digital travel bookings in the US will have reached nearly $190 billion for 2017; with 40% of those bookings being made on mobile devices.
Chairman of China Southern said the carrier’s fleet includes about 750 aircraft, of which 407 were bought from Boeing. There are another 187 Boeing aircraft planned to be delivered before 2020.
A sale of new shares could have raised another 350 million francs for Gategroup.
During the period, the total traffic revenue was RMB121,873 million, an increase of RMB 12,180 million or 11.10% from prior year, mainly due to the increase in transport capacity and traffic volume.
China's three airlines are likely to report their strongest annual profits, as soaring travel demand and foreign exchange gain more than make up for a drop in income-per-passenger and the rising cost of fuel.
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