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  • ​Air safety experts question MH370’s impact on data connectivity

    Aviation safety experts are dubious that the MH370 tragedy will spark urgent action to improve the data connectivity of airliners.

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  • ANALYSIS: How will airlines fund $100bn worth of new aircraft this year?

    Record production means that airlines' delivery finance requirements will increase by 15% this year to $100 billion,...

  • IN FOCUS: Airlines face pilot-availability shortfall

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  • ANALYSIS: Asia-Pacific airline market review July 2014

    News | 05 Aug 2014 08:14 | Ellis Taylor

    The MH17 disaster once again thrust Malaysia Airlines into the spotlight, and overshadowed a busy July for Asia’s airlines.
  • ANALYSIS: North America airline market review June 2014

    News | 07 Jul 2014 16:10

    New York-based JetBlue Airways debuted its Mint premium product for transcontinental flights, joining legacy carriers in offering a premium experience for high-yield business passengers on the route.
  • ANALYSIS: Southeast Asia’s long-haul, low-cost renaissance

    News | 20 Jun 2014 07:39 | Greg Waldron

    No one will confuse Southeast Asia’s long-haul, low-cost carriers with their staid, full service rivals. Campbell Wilson, chief executive of Singapore’s Scoot, once held a competition with a colleague aboard a Boeing 777-200ER operating the Bangkok-Singapore route. He announced that each of them would push a duty free sales cart down an aisle. The colleague who sold the most would become “CEO for a day.” The passengers loved it, but unfortunately Wilson found himself out of work for a day: he was only able to sell S$120 ($95) worth of goods against the colleague’s S$360.
  • ANALYSIS: Global airline market outlook June 2014

    News | 16 Jun 2014 15:39 | Graham Dunn

    Airline load factors were boosted almost across the board during April as the later falling of Easter this year lifted figures in comparison with the same month, traffic data from the various regional airline associations shows.
  • ANALYSIS: Asia-Pacific market outlook May 2014

    News | 02 Jun 2014 09:08

    Juneyao Airlines stole the headlines in the Asia Pacific this May with its commitment for 50 Boeing 737 aircraft, with the order to include the re-engined Max variant of the venerable type. The low cost carrier also said it plans to raise CNY1.98 billion ($317 million) through the issue of 200 million shares on the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
  • ANALYSIS: Global airline market outlook May 2014

    News | 28 May 2014 15:04

    Global airline traffic in March was impacted by the later falling of Easter this year, as data shows load factors across the region slipping in comparison with a year ago.