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Air France La Première: A New Ground Experience at Paris Charles de Gaulle

Air France is elevating its La Première experience, the pinnacle of its service offering As part of this enhancement, the airline will unveil a new airport journey featuring a bespoke vestibule and expansive suites. This initiative aims to deliver...

Singapore Airlines SQ321 accident: what if media stopped talking nonsense?

The incident on Singpore Airlines flight 321 last week has been making the headlines for the past week, and at TravelGuys we're not too keen on surfing on such dramatic events to gain traffic. Not surprisingly, a number of...

GPS Jamming and Spoofing: GPS vulnerabilities that put flights at risk

GPS is not as simple and safe a technology as you might think, and there are two ways in which malevolent minds can disrupt its operation to such an extent that flight safety can be put at risk. A...

SAS will leave Star Alliance to join Skyteam on September 1, 2024. What impact will this have on loyalty programs and Eurobonus members?

It is finally on September 1 that, following its tie-up with Air France-KLM, SAS will leave Star Alliance to join Skyteam. But if things are clear about membership, they are much less so about loyalty programs and their benefits,...

Airlines: EU takes aim at takeovers

While consolidation of the European airline industry seems to be the inevitable direction of history, the EU (but not only the EU) seems intent on strictly checking any potential infringement of competition and thus protecting the consumer. The first...

Air France-KLM’s astonishing return to health

Air France-KLM's latest investor day was a real surprise. Of course, it was clear that the Franco-Dutch group was doing better than in the past, but apart from insiders and a few very astute observers, it's unlikely that the...

Riyadh Air: a young airline with the potential to change the alliances game?

There is every reason to believe that Riyadh Air will be a major global airline in the foreseeable future, and the logical question is whether it can tip the balance of power between global alliances. When the Gulf States decide...

What about the codeshare between Etihad and TAP?

Etihad has been multiplying its codeshare agreements of late, but while the most recent ones seemed to make a certain amount of sense, the latest one with TAP may tell us more about the airline's real strategy. Etihad and...

ITA leaves moves from terminal 2F to 2B at Paris Charles-de-Gaulle airport

ITA Airways is moving terminals in Paris Charles-de-Gaulle. An expected decision, even if its destination terminal comes as a surprise. It came in the form of a terse press release on the airline's website: From the 13th of December 2023...

Air France-KLM and SAS: what to expect next?

Air France-KLM's acquisition of a stake in SAS is unlikely to change anything in the short term, and even in the long term there are a number of grey areas. Since the deal was announced, customers of both airlines...