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Rugby crazy airline chiefs

I don’t know whether there it’s been by design or coincidence that in my time on Airline Business most of the airline chief executives and other industry bigwigs I have been dispatched to interview seem to be similarly enthusiastic about rugby to me.  Aside from general discussion about the world cup, I’ve recently learned interesting […]

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@TheABPub Travelogue Part 3: TCB in Memphis

Mark Pilling’s third and final travelogue from his United States road trip

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@TheABPub Travelogue Part 2: Neat airbridge ad messages

Airline Business publisher Mark Pilling continues his travelogue as he makes his way around the United States

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@ABPub Travelogue Part 1: Airline Business is much, much better than Wallpaper*

On the road with Airline Business publisher Mark Pilling as he recounts his experiences at various US airports

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Virgin Ghana inaugural

This is your captain speaking. Apologies for the flight delay…we’ve run out of air

Seriously, this was one of the announcements on my eventful Virgin Atlantic flight last night.   Flight VS658 was Virgin’s inaugural flight from Accra, Ghana to London Heathrow. The celebratory trip was a glitzy affair and the front end of the aircraft was packed with journalists and members of Virgin’s PR and management team (Richard […]

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Virgin arrives in Ghana

Virgin Atlantic has touched down in Ghana for the first time, launching its new thrice-weekly service between London Heathrow and Accra in a timely fashion just days after the apparent demise of Ghana International Airlines.   Fresh in from a screening of the new Harry Potter film at Universal Studios in the States, Virgin Atlantic […]

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Out and about in Barcelona

As the World Low Cost Airlines Congress kicks off in Barcelona, Flight journalist Chris Hall shares his tips on what to do and see in this vibrant Spanish city…  Barcelona is one of those cities that reveal more and more of themselves on repeat visits. Home to some of the world’s most impressive architecture, museums and scenery, not […]

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Chinese whispers…

Been to Beijing? Have any top tips? Then please share them with us… Photo credit: Sipa Press/Rex Features The 2009 World Routes Development Forum in Beijing is fast-approaching and the Airline Business team will be there, producing three daily papers from the show. Because time is always tight on these trips, we are putting together a list […]

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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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IATA AGM in Kuala Lumpur: Top local cuisine tips

Photo credit: IaRuth Hats off to our friends at Malaysia Airlines – they’ve got their fingers on the social media pulse. The IATA AGM in Kuala Lumpur is fast approaching, so I approached the MAS press team for some local food and drink tips to share with conference attendees via the IATA Airline Business Daily. They swiftly issued a plea for recommendations […]

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