Archive | November, 2009

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A strategy to save Gulf Air?

Loss-making Gulf Air in the last chance saloon

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Legislate to bring forward new aircraft technologies: Harrison

Harrison says legislation is needed to phase out the use of older aircraft and to fast-track development of the next generation technology.

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AFRAA 2009: Missing the boat?

AFRAA’s annual general assembly in Maputo, hosted by LAM Mozambique Airlines, has just come to a close and I’m left questioning whether this is the “same old, same old” or whether change could be glinting on the savannah horizon. All the regular issues were all there: safety, foreign carrier invasion, slow progress on liberalisation and […]

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Qatar Airways CEO hands out top prize at press awards

Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar Al Baker at the Foreign Press Awards

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Swiss to use bmi slots for Geneva-Heathrow return?

Swiss is returning to the London Heathrow to Geneva market after a six-year hiatus

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Farewell Heathrow T2

Heathrow’s old Terminal 2 is about to be knocked down

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The term low-cost airline is all BS

Has the term low-cost airline become meaningless?

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Does Malta really need its own airline?

Does the small island of Malta really need it’s own airline or is it a major cost burden?

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For sale: bargain Heathrow slots

Slot values at London Heathrow Airport have fallen through the floor

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VIDEO: The view from the Hill, Oman Air’s Peter Hill

“The problem is there is too much capacity everywhere,” he says. “It’s the toughest environment I’ve ever experienced.

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