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  • Obituary: Low fares airline pioneer Sir Freddie Laker dies

    <P><BR><IMG height=133 alt="Sir Freddie Laker 1924-2006 W200" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=11409" width=200 align=left>Sir Freddie Laker, who died in Miami yesterday aged 83, is remembered by the aviation community throughout the world for his entrepreneurial acumen, his flamboyant charm, but most of all for being the “people’s champion”. <BR><BR>He took on the incumbent flag-carriers across the Atlantic, and although he ultimately failed, for a time he made cheap air travel available to many and sowed the seeds for today’s low-fare revolution. Born on 6 August 1922 in Kent, Frederick Alfred Laker began his career with Short Brothers at Rochester in 1938 and aviation remained his first love throughout his life. He became a member of the Air Transport Auxiliary team during World War II and made his fortune supplying cargo aircraft for use in the Berlin airlift in 1948. <BR><BR>Sir Freddie considered that period as “the best piece of luck I’ve ever had”. But luck was only part of

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  • Bangladesh’s United Airways launches Dhaka-Doha service

    News | 23 May 2014 09:43 | Firdaus Hashim

    Bangladeshi carrier United Airways launched a Dhaka-Doha service on 14 May.
  • Ex Regent Airways chief starts new Bangladeshi carrier

    News | 04 Apr 2014 03:34 | Mavis Toh

    ​Bangladeshi start-up Epic Air is targeting to launch operations in September or October of 2014.
  • A-Sonic’s aerospace arm reports $2.6m profit for 2013

    News | 04 Mar 2014 02:36 | Ellis Taylor

    ​Singapore based firm A-Sonic Aerospace has reported a $2.58 million profit for the 2013 financial year from its aerospace and aircraft leasing operations.
  • Bangladesh’s United Airways to start Dhaka-Singapore service

    News | 23 Oct 2013 05:39 | Firdaus Hashim

    Bangladeshi carrier United Airways plans to start a Dhaka-Singapore service on 4 November.
  • Bangladesh’s United Airways adds two aircraft

    News | 19 Sep 2013 07:46 | Firdaus Hashim

    Bangladeshi carrier United Airways has added two aircraft to its fleet in recent weeks.
  • Used turboprop aircraft transactions: 19-26 August 2013

    News | 26 Aug 2013 09:30 | Olivier Bonnassies

    Aelis sells ATR 72 to Phoenix Aircraft LeasingSingapore-based Phoenix Aircraft Leasing has purchased an ATR 72-200 from Eurolot in a transaction arranged...