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Airlines to continue staff hiring in 2020 on anticipated industry growth: IATA

Airlines to continue staff hiring in 2020 on anticipated industry growth: IATA

Airlines are expecting to continue hiring over the next year, as capacity and traffic are expected to grow further, though the pace of expansion is slower than 2018 ...

Turkmenistan Airlines flies to EU again after ban

Turkmenistan Airlines flies to EU again after ban

National carrier Turkmenistan Airlines resumed flights to the European Union on Saturday after a 10-month hiatus triggered by an EU ban.

Airlines get ready for jet biofuel take-off in Norway

Airlines get ready for jet biofuel take-off in Norway

Airlines are confident of having sufficient supplies of biofuel-infused jet fuel to comply with a Norway requirement which takes effect next year, although they warn of additional costs.

Baladna increasingly tapping Horeca, airline sectors to expand its revenue

Baladna increasingly tapping Horeca, airline sectors to expand its revenue

Baladna Food Industries (BFI) is increasingly tapping the Horeca (hotels, restaurants and cafe) sector, including airlines, as part of expanding its revenue

Central Africa routes on airlines' radar over Ebola

Central Africa routes on airlines' radar over Ebola

The World Health Organisation (WHO) recently sounded the highest alarm over Ebola, a highly contagious disease, which has already killed more than 1,600 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo...

Al-Baker urges airlines to consider giving scholarships for pilot trainings

Al-Baker urges airlines to consider giving scholarships for pilot trainings

IATA’s outgoing chairman HE Akbar al-Baker has urged global airline industry to consider giving scholarships to young men and women who aspire to become pilots, but cannot afford to pay for the training.

US govt should not restrict Qatar Airways from flying to the country, say 3 airlines

US govt should not restrict Qatar Airways from flying to the country, say 3 airlines

The US government should not restrict Qatar Airways or Air Italy from flying to the United States because it may lead to the unravelling of other aviation agreements around the world ...

Boeing’s $600bn Max orders at risk as airlines waver

Boeing’s $600bn Max orders at risk as airlines waver

Boeing Co’s $600bn-plus order book for its 737 Max began shaking after several big customers threatened to reconsider their purchases in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines crash ...

Boeing vs the airlines

Boeing vs the airlines

Following a second fatal accident of its new, short-haul flagship jet, the 737 MAX, Boeing is facing its largest crisis since the turbulent entry-into-service of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The year airlines answered to oil

The year airlines answered to oil

“The volatility of the oil price has been really tremendous. It remains our utmost concern” Sebastian Mikosz, CEO of Kenya Airways said, at the company’s annual meeting earlier this year.

Airlines expect doubling of passenger trips in next 20 years

Airlines expect doubling of passenger trips in next 20 years

Global air journeys could double to 8.2 billion per year in 2037 unless globalization starts to unravel, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday.

Are the A380’s best days still ahead?

Are the A380’s best days still ahead?

The A380, nicknamed the ‘superjumbo’, has made a significant impact on the long-haul market since its entry-into-service in October 2007. For most airlines, it’s the flagship of the fleet ...