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  • Air Berlin set for recapitalisation after falling to 2013 loss

    ​Gulf carrier Etihad Airways is to subscribe to a €300 million convertible bond in Air Berlin as part of a €450 million recapitalisation plan after the struggling German carrier disclosed a full-year operating loss of €231.9 million for 2013.

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  • Rocket attacks halt flights into Ben Gurion airport

    Several foreign airlines have suspended flights to Israel following rocket attacks launched from Gaza.

  • IN FOCUS: What next for Europe's carbon-trading scheme?

    Despite increasing pressure from other countries, the EU has always been staunch in its defence of the inclusion of...

  • Profitable Ryanair expects more European airline failures

    Irish budget carrier Ryanair is expecting more European airlines to collapse in 2012 as a result of rising fuel prices...

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  • ROUTES: Sao Paulo's Viracopos seeks Asian cargo link

    News | 22 Sep 2014 15:36 | Edward Russell

    ​Viracopos-Campinas International airport is wasting no time, barely two months after its first nonstops to the USA were announced it is already gunning for a new cargo link to Asia.
  • ROUTES: Etihad 'welcomes' EC ownership probe: Poonoosamy

    News | 22 Sep 2014 14:06 | Oliver Clark

    ​Etihad’s regulatory affairs chief Vijay Poonoosamy says he welcomes a European Commission probe into the ownership of several European airlines in which it has a stake as this will “put an end” to speculation that the Abu Dhabi-based carrier is secretly in full control of them.
  • Aer Lingus chief warns of European short-haul 'bloodbath'

    News | 16 Sep 2014 16:09 | Oliver Clark

    There is going to be a "bloodbath" in the European short-haul business as carriers cut capacity and fleets in response to oversupply, predicts Aer Lingus chief executive Christoph Mueller.
  • ANALYSIS: Shifting dynamics on Europe-South American routes

    News | 09 Sep 2014 12:44 | Henk Ombelet

    Alliances, mergers, closures and local influences have all had considerable impact on the changing South American air transport market
  • Europe lags behind 'strong' global cargo growth: IATA

    News | 04 Sep 2014 10:59 | Michael Gubisch

    IATA has recorded “strong” air cargo growth in July, although there is a “sharp divide” between Europe and other world regions, the association says.
  • Swiss yet to be convinced over Etihad-Darwin tie-up

    News | 22 Aug 2014 07:33 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    ​Swiss regulators are still awaiting further information from Darwin Airline before making a final ruling on whether shareholder Etihad Airways’ involvement complies with ownership rules.