On the Cover

24 Training Trends
New simulators will meet new aircraft type demands.
By Karen Walker


30 Service Strategy
Airlines face an array of MRO support choices with new aircraft types. How to choose?
By Henry Canaday

37 Paradise Revamped
Flush with new investment cash, Malé Airport is getting a makeover that will better match the expectations of its high-end visitors.
By Michael Mackey

42 Seeing Red
India’s carriers are hobbled in their attempt to stop the financial bleeding despite a burgeoning demand for air travel.
By Cuckoo Paul

49 Paperless Cargo
The airfreight business moves slowly toward e-freight adoption.
By Aaron Karp

53 Going for Growth
Interview with Turkish Airlines CEO Temel Kotil.
By Cathy Buyck

57 The Smart Sell
Airlines must make better use of the new wave of communication devices.
By Michele McDonald

63 Optimism for Asia
Interview with AAPA DG Andrew Herdman.

5 Editorial

20 Analysis
Cautious Outlook: Economy and fuel prices still hover over forecasts
By Karen Walker & Aaron Karp

76 Commentary
The Solution is called Iberia Express
By Rafael Sánchez-Lozano