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  • Dec 1, 2016
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    Five priorities for the next US Transportation Secretary

    US President-elect’s nomination of Elaine Chao to be Department of Transportation Secretary seems to have broad support and will likely be an uncontentious nominee with the Senate....More
  • Nov 29, 2016
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    Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute is a proxy fight with a larger goal

    Airbus and Boeing fear they will not be able to live with the kinds of state support that budding rivals may receive....More
  • Nov 29, 2016
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    Don’t hold your breath…

    Lufthansa pilots’ union Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) has said that their current strike is “a question of who can hold their breath the longest and our breath is very long.”...More
  • Nov 28, 2016
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    Rant guy on Delta plane is banned, but where are we going as a society?

    Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian confirmed Monday that a passenger who gave an expletive-filled rant on a Delta aircraft is banned for life from flying on the Atlanta-based airline. The rant was videoed by another passenger. You can see it here....More
  • Nov 28, 2016
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    Jets small and large fly over Abu Dhabi for Formula 1 finale

    The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix was held at the weekend, the pinnacle of the 2016 Formula 1 championship. Etihad Airways is host sponsor and as part of the ceremonies, did a flyby in conjunction with the UAE National Aerobatics Team, Al Fursan (The Knights)....More
  • Nov 24, 2016
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    Congratulations Airbus

    The larger variant of the A350 XWB, the -1000, completed its first flight today, marking the beginning of the aircraft’s flight-test program and an exciting era for Airbus....More
  • Nov 20, 2016
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    Asia-Pacific airline CEOs have talent

    Former IATA director general Tony Tyler liked to say that airline CEOs give their commitment to the global association, but their hearts to their regional associations. Nowhere is that more apparent than at the annual meeting of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA), which was held in Manila last week and displayed the region’s airline executive talent in more ways than one....More
  • Nov 18, 2016
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    Astonishing market cap figures show airline industry’s dramatic change

    In 2011, the highest equity value of any airline in the world was the forming LATAM at $12 billion. Now it is Delta at $35 billion....More
  • Nov 17, 2016
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    Enough is enough

    At the end of 2014, Finnair CEO Pekka Vauramo told his staff they had done enough towards the airline’s turnaround. Is this a lesson other European airlines can learn from, or a fantasy in today’s hyper-competitive market?...More
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Dec 1, 2016
blog

Five priorities for the next US Transportation Secretary

US President-elect’s nomination of Elaine Chao to be Department of Transportation Secretary seems to have broad support and will likely be an uncontentious nominee with the Senate....More
Nov 29, 2016
blog

Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute is a proxy fight with a larger goal

Airbus and Boeing fear they will not be able to live with the kinds of state support that budding rivals may receive....More
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