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Airbus selects students with most innovative ideas to shape future of...

Airbus has selected 100 student teams from across five continents to go to the next round of the 2013 Fly Your Ideas challenge.

Routes aims for further growth in 2013

Last year was a record year for Routes with more delegates than ever before attending its World and Regional Route Development Forums, despite the challenging macro-economic climate and considerable h

Times have changed for airports – ACI Europe

Olivier Jankovec, director general of ACI Europe, told World Routes delegates that “times have changed” with airports increasingly competing with one another to “lure airlines”.

Fragmented government policies “a problem” for aviation

Jeff Poole, International Air Transport Association (IATA) director of industry charges, fuel and taxation, told World Routes delegates that different government policies are at odds with each other.

Overseas investment in Indian airline sector

NEW DELHI, India - Though the government may have allowed foreign carriers to invest in cash-strapped domestic airlines, it is unlikely to usher in benefits unless issues of high-taxes and infrastruct

Airlines For America CEO contends airline fees no different than another...

In an attempt to make the escalating schedule of airline fees seem less noxious, Mr. Nicholas Calio, the CEO of Airlines For America (A4A), the US industry’s spokesgroup, has issued a statement.

Qatar Airways named Best Airline in the World

HAMPSHIRE, England - Farnborough Air Show – Qatar Airways has once again triumphed at the annual Skytrax World Airline Awards, winning three top accolades including the main award Best Airline in th

US carriers deliver best on-time performance in over two years

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Airlines for America (A4A), the industry trade organization for the leading U.S.

Gulf low-cost carriers flying high

The global financial turmoil coupled with the rising cost of fuel has dented profits in the global aviation industry.

Airlines: Africa reports jump in demand

Geneva) - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global traffic results for March showing that total passenger demand rose 7.6% and freight demand climbed 0.3% compared to the sa

US airline industry: Unprecedented era of safer skies

These days, stories about airline crew-member meltdowns and traffic controllers asleep on the job are enough to make even the bravest fliers clutch their armrests a little tighter.

IATA: Strong February performance, but outlook remains fragile

GENEVA, Switzerland - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released global traffic results for February 2012 showing an 8.6% improvement in passenger demand and a 5.2% rise in cargo dema

Boeing to open aerospace research and technology center in Brazil

SAO PAULO, Brazil - Boeing announced today that it will establish Boeing Research & Technology-Brazil, a research and technology center in Sao Paulo that will work with the country's leading researche

Airbus to invest €2 billion in research and development in 2012

At the Airbus Day 2012 in Brussels, a high-profile gathering of over 100 Members of the European Parliament, policy-makers and industry representatives discussed key issues for the European aerospace

Fiji aligns national airline ownership requirements with international laws

SUVA, Fiji - To ensure compliance with international law and bilateral requirements governing air service rights granted to national airlines that fly to other nations, the Republic of Fiji has update

IATA chief: EU carbon tax tilting playing field

SINGAPORE - The aviation industry emits as much as about 600 million tons of carbon every year, and with more planes set to take to the skies, there's been a push towards creating a carbon neutral sec

Why are so many airlines run by the Irish?

The sight of airline bosses Willie Walsh and Michael O'Leary teaming up recently to urge the UK to scrap air passenger duties was a reminder of how the UK's airline industry is dominated by Irish men

Airlines ask Africa to review “complex” structure of its taxes and...

Africa has been asked to review the "complex" structure of its taxes and fees imposed by service providers to enable airlines in the continent exploit the existing growth potential.

The growth predicted for China’s aviation sector is startling

Even by the standards of China, the growth predicted for the aviation sector is startling.

Billions of dollars pumped into UAE’s burgeoning aviation industry

In Silicon Oasis in Dubai, tucked away behind streets peppered with unfinished buildings and empty office blocks, is a thriving, upscale community of villas.

Aviation industry coalition sends unified message to Congress

WASHINGTON - A united aviation industry coalition of nearly 30 organizations is opposing proposed tax increases, which would lead to significant job loss across all sectors of the industry and the nat

Velvet Sky flies into Limpopo

Stephen Nthite, chairman of Velvet Sky, has called on black businesspeople to explore the aviation industry.

Countdown to the world’s largest commercial aviation event

The countdown to the 17th World Routes has begun. In exactly one month, the largest and most exciting event for the commercial aviation industry will take place in Berlin.

Indian airlines to terminate all foreign pilots by 2013

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India - Foreign pilots employed in the Indian aviation industry would be asked to leave by 2013, the head of the country's airlines regulator said Monday.

Boeing Commercial Airplanes CEO says products, strategy will lead industry

LE BOURGET, France - Boeing Commercial Airplanes President and CEO Jim Albaugh said the company is poised for future growth as it prepares to deliver the 787 Dreamliner and 747-8, increases production

Global airline growth gaining pace

CHICAGO, Ill. - The world's airlines are anticipating increased demand again in May according to the latest statistics from OAG, a UBM Aviation brand.

National Airline Quality Rating to be announced April 4

WASHINGTON - The results of the 21st annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) will be announced at 9:30 a.m.