News Listings for Air Inuit

  • Accidents/incidents for 2007

    News | 07 Jan 2008 11:18 | David Learmount

    Fatal events involving illegal interference with the safety of aircraft 23 March Transaviaexport Ilyushin Il-76 (EW-78849) Mogadishu, Somalia 11 11 TO The...
  • Mixed fortunes

    News | 30 Apr 1996 23:00

    <p>Last year, the 100 largest regional airlines in the world carried 124 million passengers, employed 87,000 people, and flew 2,700 jet and turboprop aircraft. Only just over half provided revenue figures and even fewer divulged profits, but among those that did report financial figures, revenues grew 14.8 per cent to a total of $9.4 billion. The 33 regionals reporting profits made a collective net profit of over $200 million and a net margin of 3.9 per cent. </p> <p>The volatility of the regional airline sector is underlined by the variation in passenger growth figures. The fastest growing regional carrier, SA Express, increased passenger numbers by 150 per cent to 500,000, and Brasil Central and Hamburg Airlines more than doubled their traffic last year. Several other regionals - such as Eurowings, Rio-Sul, Aer Lingus Commuter, Gulfstream International, TAM and Skyways of Scandinavia - achieved growth rates unheard of in the mainstream airline business. </p> <p>However, some region