Archive | June, 2010

Good news: Your bag isn’t missing any more

Those of you who’ve read the section on baggage performance in British Airways’ annual report might have noticed that the soft-focus term ‘shortlanded’ has replaced the perennially-trendy ‘mishandled’ which, in turn, succeeded the historically-accurate ‘lost’.   You understand, of course, that this doesn’t matter one jot if you’re in Paris and your suitcase is en route […]

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Aerolineas Argentinas gets a makeover – but is it more than skin deep?

Aerolineas Argentinas has got a new image, but is this merely a cosmetic exercise?

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Running on the treadmill with MAS chief executive Azmil Zahruddin

During the recent IATA AGM in Berlin I caught up with Malaysia Airlines chief executive Azmil Zahruddin.

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ILA 2010: Oh yes! Emirates steals the show

Emirates steals the show at ILA

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ILA 2010: TAM splashes out on more Airbuses

Brazil’s TAM orders more Airbus family aircraft at the ILA Berlin Air Show but not the A380 for the time being

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IATA AGM: Read the digital dailies here

We have been out in force at the IATA AGM in Berlin and you can read digital editions of our first two daily papers here

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IATA AGM: Chirpy chirpy, tweet tweet

Here at the IATA AGM, several journalists are “Twittering” their way through the conference, including Airline Business journos @VictoriaOnAir, @TheABed and @SivaG. If you’re on Twitter yourself, check out the #IATAAGM hashtag for all the latest bite-sized updates. Not on Twitter? Take a look at our live feed on our IATA AGM news page: flightglobal.com/IATAAGM  

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IATA AGM: Airline Business reports

The Airline Business team is here in Berlin at the 2010 IATA AGM, where around 200 airline chief executives from around the world have come together to discuss the challenges the industry is currently facing. Take a look at our scene setting video below (go on, it’ll only take two minutes!) Frankly, we as busy […]

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IATA AGM: State of the Air Transport Industry speech visualised

Credit: Wordle.net Giovanni BisignaniDirector General and CEOInternational Air Transport Association (IATA) 66th IATA Annual General Meeting and World Air Transport SummitBerlin, Germany

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Video Interviews from Low Cost Airlines World

Flightglobal’s Brendan Sobie (and new intern Dan Webb) are in Coral Gables for the annual Low Cost Airlines World conference. The conference is relatively small but most of its attendees are upper-level executives who can provide great insights. There’s also a great diversity in carriers attending – from airlines with long histories (Alaska) to those […]

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