MONTREAL, May 1- A United Nations civil aviation-led panel on Friday called for improved, fire-resistant packaging to ship lithium batteries, which pilots and plane makers say pose a fire risk. The International Civil Aviation Organization's dangerous goods panel agreed this week to set up a group of experts to develop safer packaging for the transport of...
March 18- American Express Co said it will team up with seven U.S. companies, including Macy's Inc, AT&T Inc and Exxon Mobil Corp, to launch a cross-brand loyalty program for the first time in the United States. AmEx issues cards co-branded with individual U.S. companies such as Delta Airlines Inc, Starwood Hotels& Resorts Worldwide Inc and Cathay Pacific Airways...
March 18- American Express Co will team up with seven companies, including Macy's Inc, AT&T Inc and Exxon Mobil Corp, to launch a loyalty program this spring, the Wall Street Journal reported. The program, called Plenti, will operate like drugstore-rewards programs and let customers earn points by making purchases at the participating companies, which also...
SEOUL/ SINGAPORE, March 17- Singapore Airlines Ltd is in talks to buy a stake in South Korea's largest low-cost carrier Jeju Air Co Ltd, a deal that would be the flag carrier's first foray into North Asia where rising demand from Chinese passengers is fuelling growth. Singapore Airlines and Jeju Air said on Tuesday they were in talks about a possible investment, but...
Mohshin Aziz, Aviation Analyst at Maybank Investment Bank, explains why certain airlines will benefit more than others, such as Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines and Thai Airways.
China’s state-owned airlines have had a turbulent year and are warning of first-half earnings to match when they report later this month.
Ivan Chu, CEO of Cathay Pacific, says improvements in key markets like the U.S. and China will drive growth for the airline in the second half of this year.
Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific Airways said its net profit rocketed in the first half as it launched new services and operated fuel-efficient jets.
Michael Beer, Vice President, Asia Pacific Transportation and Infrastructure at Citi Equity Research, discusses the airline's robust first half results.
Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific's "too sexy" uniforms for female flight attendants have made sexual harassment concerns a sky-high issue.
Cargo operations across regional airlines have been struggling due to overcapcity in the sector, says Paul Yong, Vice President, Equity Research at DBS Vickers.
John Slosar, Chairman at Swire Pacific, speaks to CNBC about the earnings of its core businesses, and focused on the property sector after profits from its property division declined in 2013.
K Ajith, Analyst at UOB Kay Hian Research, says the implementation of premium economy seats may propel profits for Cathay Pacific, which is slated to release its full year earnings on Wednesday.
Michael Beer, VP, Asia Pacific Transportation and Infrastructure at Citi Equity Research, says Cathay Pacific is the most disciplined among airlines in terms of capacity management, leading to better yields. The airline is due to release its full year earnings on Wednesday.
Timothy Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research at Credit Suisse, explains why he has an 'underperform' rating on China COSCO and his top calls on dry bulk shipping.
Boeing advised airlines about a risk of engine icing problems on its new 747-8 and 787 Dreamliner planes with engines made by General Electric.
K. Ajith, Analyst at UOB Kay Hian Research tells CNBC's Cash Flow that Asian carriers will have to improve their price and service standards if they want to compete with the Middle East.
The Hong Kong Stock Exchange named industry veteran Garry Jones as the CEO of the London Metal Exchange, ending a high-profile recruitment process.
Timothy Ross, Head of Asia Pacific Transport Research at Credit Suisse discusses the outlook for the airline sector, including Asian carriers.
A new chapter opened for Tokyo risk assets on Friday as the Nikkei index surged past the 13,000 mark after the Bank of Japan unleashed a monetary onslaught of $1.4 trillion in stimulus, but the rest of Asia's stock markets tumbled to multi-month lows.