Archive | June, 2009


AirAsia’s impressive training set-up

AirAsia has established a large training academy at its base at Kuala Lumpur International Airport

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Videos: pre-coverage from the IATA AGM

As industry executives gather in Kuala Lumpur for the IATA AGM, which formally kicks off tomorrow, we have been gauging the mood. So far we’ve caught up with IATA director general Giovanni Bisignani, Malaysia Airlines chief executive Idris Jala and Icelandair boss Birkir Gudnason. Watch our footage below and check out our full coverage here.  

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Emirates’ Clark stands up for Dubai

The latest issue of Emirates public affairs journal, Open Sky, features a strong defence of the long-term health of Dubai from airline CEO Tim Clark

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IATA AGM in Kuala Lumpur: 10 top places to visit

Kuala Lumpur (KL) is a vibrant, dynamic and colourful city which first appeared on the map in the mid-1800s. It is Malaysia’s largest city and the youngest capital in Southeast Asia, reflected by the mix of old colonial-style buildings and modern skyscrapers. There is plenty to do and see in KL, so here are a […]

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How do UK airlines score on customer satisfaction?

The airlines category debuts in NCSI with a score of 69, below the national average but substantially better than the US

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Ryanair posts FY loss on fuel and Aer Lingus writedown

Ryanair today revealed a further hit from its unsuccessful attempt to gain control of Aer Lingus after writing down its investment in the carrier by a further €222.5 million

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