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How Max Kownatzki led SunExpress back to profit and on to 737 Max-driven growth

Despite having had little time to settle at SunExpress before Covid-19 arrived, Max Kownatzki has ensured the Turkish leisure carrier is raring to go as the crisis abates

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EasyJet and others act to ensure ‘operational resilience’


EasyJet’s announcement this week that it would be removing six seats from its Airbus A319 jets might seem counterintuitive for a low-cost carrier, but it reflects creative thinking as the sector tackles a troublesome staffing shortage.

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Airline Business Covid-19 recovery tracker: May 2022 update

Our regular examination of the latest global data for several key airline market indicators, including traffic and capacity in passenger and cargo markets, in-service and stored fleets, jet fuel costs, and share price trends for the world’s largest groups.


Airline Business special: CEOs to watch in 2021

As the Covid-19 crisis moves into its second year, we feature some of the airline chiefs whose success or otherwise will be bellwethers of the industry’s recovery in 2021.