Air Asia X eyes offshore Bali hub for Australia (

News that budget long haul operator Air Asia X plans to set up a hub in Bali signals significant change is coming to airline operations, not just in Indonesia but in the wider region. A Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) analysis of Air Asia’s Bali strategy “has profound implications for Australia’s carriers”, according to […]

February 4, 2014

A dictatorship over workers at Qatar Airways

Commenting on Johanna Karlsson’s expose on Qatar Airways, Gabriel Mocho, ITF aviation secretary said: “This excellent piece really gets to the heart of the issue for staff at Qatar Airways. Told by flight attendants, we hear about the surveillance, curfews and imprisonment of Qatar Airways crew. The invasion of privacy and extreme rules are all […]