Archive | June, 2011

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McCall’s charm offensive delivers EasyJet pilot deal

EasyJet boss Carolyn McCall is being applauded for negotiating a new pay and scheduling deal with her long-disgruntled pilots, which was agreed last week on the recommendation of BALPA. The agreement, which will see pilots receiving a 4% salary increase and a 5% rise in sector pay “goes some way to resolving some of EasyJet pilots’ long-term […]

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How not to make an A380 assembly video

Korean Air might want to pick up a couple of tips from Emirates on the art of creating a polished Airbus A380 advertisement. The Seoul-based airline, which took delivery of its first A380 in May, has its own promotional video showing the aircraft being put together in time-lapse footage.   But wait a second… Korean […]

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Emirates advert builds an A380 in 30 seconds

Emirates might already have 90 Airbus A380s on order but it built a 91st – or at least gave a computer-enhanced impression that it had – on a film set in South Africa, to promote the economic benefits of the Dubai-based carrier’s fleet programme. In a 30-second advertisement actor Maxim Deluc, playing a flight attendant, […]

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IATA11: how the airport security checkpoint of the future could change

Interesting insight from IATA during their recent annual general meeting on how new technologies could revolutionise the future security checkpoint experience at airports

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IATA 2011: The great Arab ambush

The world’s airline body IATA found itself under attack from its own members at its recent annual meeting

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IATA11: Look who’s talking at IATA – with our video interviews

Our video team has been out and about here at the annual general meeting in Singapore and we have video interviews with a number of Asian airline and airport leaders:

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IATA11: Check out Italy’s new number 10

Our Airline Business team have been out in Singapore for the IATA annual general meeting and we were looking for a cool picture for a front cover image to mark director general Giovanni Bisignani tenth and last annual generat meeting – and here’s what we came up with

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