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