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    Lithuania's main airline, FlyLAL, is to cease operations after a plan to sell the carrier to external investors collapsed.

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  • Lithuanian start-up aims to be ready for EU presidency

    News | 10 Dec 2012 12:46 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    Lithuanian authorities are aiming to establish a new carrier to serve the Baltic state as it takes over the presidency of the European Union next year. Air...
  • ANALYSIS: Fresh move for CSA privatisation takes shape

    News | 07 Dec 2012 17:09 | Graham Dunn

    Korean Air and Qatar Airways are reportedly showing an interest in the Czech Government's renewed attempts to privatise national carrier Czech Airlines. The...
  • Focus: Leisure carriers pack for a strong recovery

    News | 20 Sep 2010 15:14 | Mark Pilling

    <P><B><I></I></B><B><I>Th</I></B><B><I>e leisure sector is quietly confident it has the tools to tap the steadily rebounding holiday market, but only those with brand strength or a unique selling point will be able to generate decent returns, writes Mark Pilling in London</I></B><B><I></P> <P></I></B></P> <P>When Thomson Airways begins flying its Boeing 787s from early 2012 it hopes that, for once, it can boast that the aircraft taking holidaymakers to far-flung points is as much part of the experience as the destination.</P> <P>"We want to offer more and more unique long-haul experiences," says Peter Long, chief executive of TUI Travel, the world's largest leisure travel company with annual revenues of £14 billion ($21 billion). "We don't want to be in the commodity space, which is why we think we can get an advantage with the 787 because it will be a unique flying experience."</P> <P>Thomson, which is one of the seven airlines in TUI's airborne armada, made a rare appearance - fo
  • Small Planet to offer iPads as IFE by year-end

    News | 30 Jul 2010 17:44 | Mary Kirby

    <p>Lithuanian carrier Small Planet Airlines plans to start offering Apple iPads as portable in-flight entertainment at the end of the year.</p><p>The iPads...
  • Revenue management: Distance learning

    News | 30 Oct 2009 14:55

    <P>Smaller airlines are absorbing lessons from the grown-ups, adopting the revenue management practices of larger carriers to compete more effectively, writes Murray Smyth of Transport &amp; Tehnology Consulting </P> <P>Originally developed in the 1980s by pioneering major US carriers and a few specialist service providers, airline revenue management has been widely adopted throughout the industry. This reflects the promise and fulfilment of significant improvements in revenue per passenger, per flight and for the airline as a whole. Such improvements have been variously quantified and claimed, mostly by directly interested parties, in revenue increments ranging from 3-10% a year. However, revenue management has remained something of a mystery to most, both inside and outside aviation. </P> <P> <TABLE style="MARGIN-TOP: 10px; FLOAT: left; MARGIN-BOTTOM: 10px; OVERFLOW: auto; WIDTH: 200px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 10px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH>&nbsp;<IMG style="WIDT
  • VIDEO: AirBaltic chief Bertolt Flick on the Baltic meltdown

    News | 18 May 2009 10:11 | Victoria Moores

    By shifting to a transfer strategy, airBaltic is expecting to defy the financial crisis with increased profits in 2009