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STRATEGY SUPREMO

Emirates Airline spearheaded the relentless expansion of Gulf airlines across the world. And the the Dubai-based carrier will continue to expand its global footprint, the airline’s boss told Tom Ballantyne.

NASCENT RECOVERY IN INDIA?

Over-capacity, unsustainable fare discounting, excessive taxes and a regulatory strait jacket have kept the balance sheet of India’s flag carrier, and those of most competitors, red. So it is surprising, reports Tom Ballanyne, that some analysts believe a recovery is on the way for both Air India and its home-grown rivals.

FUTURE THREATS AND SUDDEN CHANGES

When close to 1000 delegates from the world’s aviation industry and the media gathered in Doha last month for the 70th Annual General Meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), one panel discussion took an unexpected turn: the impact of China’s changing economy on airlines.

China rules: failure is not C919 option

China’s first home grown passenger jet, the 168-seat C919, is two years behind schedule and counting. But with guaranteed demand from China’s airlines and the personal backing of the nation’s leader, its success is predetermined.
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