Airlines should have access to global investment funds to help them grow efficiently, the head of Etihad Airways and its alliance of strategic airline partners said. Speaking in Italy Aug. 24, Etihad president and CEO James Hogan pointed out that when his Abu Dhabi-based company invested €560 million ($650 million) in Alitalia last year, no one else wanted to invest in the Italian flag carrier. “Aviation is a global industry, not a local one,” Hogan said.  “Like ...

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