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  • Air France-KLM hopeful of reviving European low-cost plan


    Ambitions for a pan-European low-cost carrier persist at Air France-KLM, despite the group having abandoned its plan to build up its Transavia subsidiary as a budget airline with bases outside France and the Netherlands.


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  • Ion wind promises breath of fresh air


    Generating thrust to fly an aircraft using the technology behind ionic air purifiers sounds too good to be true - until...


  • IN FOCUS: Manufacturers aim for more comfortable cabin climate


    Aircraft manufacturers are freshening up cabin air systems to make travelling at altitude less draining for passengers...


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  • ANALYSIS: Financial fortunes mixed for Europe's carriers

    News | 18 Nov 2014 16:44 | Graham Dunn

    On the face of it European airline fortunes for the third quarter of the calendar year was a case of business as usual.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Financial-fortunes-mixed-for-Europes-carriers-406115/
  • Air France-KLM hopeful of reviving European low-cost plan

    News | 29 Oct 2014 16:59 | Michael Gubisch

    Ambitions for a pan-European low-cost carrier persist at Air France-KLM, despite the group having abandoned its plan to build up its Transavia subsidiary as a budget airline with bases outside France and the Netherlands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Air-France-KLM-hopeful-of-reviving-European-low-cost-plan-405394/
  • Flyafrica to start operations in July

    News | 19 Jun 2014 11:12 | Oliver Clark

    Zimbabwean start-up Flyafrica will begin operations in July with a maiden flight from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flyafrica-to-start-operations-in-July-400582/
  • Ion wind promises breath of fresh air

    News | 29 May 2013 10:35 | Dan Thisdell

    Generating thrust to fly an aircraft using the technology behind ionic air purifiers sounds too good to be true - until now.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Ion-wind-promises-breath-of-fresh-air-386256/
  • IN FOCUS: Future cabin interior design

    News | 08 Apr 2013 16:17 | Michael Gubisch

    <p> Not every aerospace news story reverberates beyond the industry's usual devotees to reach the wider public. But futuristic cabin interior visions for new-generation aircraft are definitely among the themes that find broader appeal, probably because the proposals - unlike revelations about novel airframe materials or advanced engine technologies - relate directly to consumers' travel aspirations. </p><p>However, there is also not much else quite as fleeting and intangible as designers' dreams of how the hundreds of square metres on board aircraft could be filled other than with repetitive rows of, mainly, economy class seats. Be it gyms, shops and restaurants on the Airbus A380 or - three decades earlier - the jazzy Tiger Lounge in the Boeing 747's lower lobe, the majority of the most outstanding plans never made it beyond the drawing board or model-makers' studios.</p><p>No matter how far-sighted and radical the ideas are, cabin interiors have an intrinsic flaw over other parts ohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-Future-cabin-interior-design-386309/
  • ANALYSIS: Will FastJet speed low-cost model in Africa?

    News | 13 Nov 2012 15:30 | Graham Dunn

    The launch of flights later this month from high-profile pan-African start-up FastJet is the latest attempt to kick-start the spread of the low-cost carrier...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Will-FastJet-speed-low-cost-model-in-Africa-378907/