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  • Boeing announces new production cut for 747-8

    ​Boeing has decided to lower yearly output of the 747-8 by 2.4 aircraft starting in September 2015 due to a slower recovery cycle in the cargo market.

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  • Industry presses on with pilot training mandate

    Faced with being wound-up following many years of work yielding few visible results, the International Pilot Training...

  • ​ROUTES: Clark calls for intelligence sharing after MH17

    Emirates boss Sir Tim Clark is urging his competitors to be more transparent in sharing information after the shooting...

  • IATA backs safety performance over documentary compliance

    ​The future of commercial air transport safety regulation and oversight should be based on carrier operational...

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  • Public comments urge DOT to ban voice calls in flight

    News | 19 Dec 2014 15:17 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Comments received by the Department of Transportation have been overwhelmingly supportive of rules that would prohibit cellular voice calls in flight, according to a document released on 18 December by the DOT.
  • ANALYSIS: Low yields, weak trade hinder North American cargo

    News | 19 Dec 2014 12:25 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Many industry insiders thought the air cargo market would finally reverse a multi-year slide in 2014.
  • ANALYSIS: US airlines gear up for another strong year

    News | 17 Dec 2014 12:27 | Edward Russell

    ​From Worst to First was the title of former Continental Airlines chief executive Gordon Bethune’s book on how he turned around the ailing airline in the 1990s, fast forward more than a decade and it is an appropriate description for the US airline industry among their global peers.
  • ANALYSIS: Can European carriers find profits momentum?

    News | 17 Dec 2014 10:44 | Graham Dunn

    European airlines have strengthened their tentative grip on profits in 2014, but restructuring remains very much a work in progress for many.
  • ANALYSIS: Few winners in Venezuela currency crisis

    News | 16 Dec 2014 15:46 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​When the topic of airline funds trapped in Venezuela came up for discussion at the ALTA Leaders Forum in Nassau in November, a fire alarm at the event venue went off.
  • ANALYSIS: African airlines hope for speedy recovery

    News | 16 Dec 2014 14:44 | Graham Dunn

    For Africa's airline industry, 2014 has been another year of muted progress, as geopolitical, social, and local factors continue to block the path to consistent profitability.