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FSF Releases New Fatigue Guidelines at annual Business Aviation Safety Summit
The Flight Safety Foundation announced today (16 Apr) the release of the Duty/Rest Guidelines for Business Aviation, a joint effort with the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA). This... more
Hawaiian Airlines Says Ni Hao! to Beijing
Hawaiian Airlines has reached a new milestone today as it launched three-times weekly non-stop service to Beijing, the latest addition to its expanded international network and first mainland... more
Bryan Norwood Joins MWAA As Vice President for Public Safety
After an extensive public search, the board of directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, on Apr. 16, confirmed Bryan Norwood as the new vice president for public safety. &... more
MWAA Reiterates Intention To Keep Toll Rates Constant for 5 Years
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority reiterated its intention to hold tolls on the Dulles Toll Road at their current rate through 2018. The announcement, made at the Airports Authority&... more
Horizon Air and Dispatchers Ratify New Four-Year Contract
Horizon Air and the Transport Workers Union today jointly announced that the carrier's 17 dispatchers have ratified a new four-year contract by a ratio of 82 percent."I very much appreciate the... more
New EU rules to improve transparency of decisions on airport noise
The European Commission welcomes today's decision by the European Parliament to make the rules on noise-related operating restrictions more transparent and evidence-based. Commission Vice-Presid... more
Air transport partners welcome latest developments in EU rules on noise
Today, the European Parliament adopted a new regulation on the establishment of rules and procedures with regard to the introduction of noise-related operating restrictions at European airports. ... more
Single European Sky: Commission urges Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg to make a decisive move towards a common airspace
Today the Commission has formally requested Germany, Belgium, France, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg to improve their Functional Airspace Block (FAB), a common airspace arranged around traffic... more
Fiji Airways And Etihad Airways Sign Groundbreaking Interline Agreement
This agreement will allow reciprocal sales from and to 12 cities in Europe, 17 cities in the Middle East, 5 cities in Africa, 5 cities in North America, 29 cities in Asia and 3 cities in... more
Boeing Delivers 8,000th 737
Boeing (NYSE: BA) today delivered the 8,000th 737 to come off the production line to United Airlines, marking another important milestone for the world's best-selling airplane. The airplane, a... more
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Revenue Management Recipe
  Revenue Management Recipe Maximizing Network Revenues Through Operations Research And Analytics   Revenue management is at the heart of an airline’s commercial planning... more

Investing in profits
  Investing in profits Traditionally airlines invest more time and resources in activities that add revenues to the business. Be it enhancing customer experience, starting additional routes; introducing new forms of ancillary revenues, etc. This is done not just with an eye to increase revenues but also to strengthen profits for the airline. But, despite these efforts airlines often struggle to manage profits.   For a business with an average net margin of 1.6%*, managing... more

ERA Regional Airline Conference 2014
The ERA Regional Airline Conference was held this year in Lisbon, Portugal on the 2nd and 3rd of April. This annual spring event, the Regional Airline Conference, is attended by more than 150 delegates. It is usually focused in conferences with high profile speakers and senior attendees from the industry. It is a very interesting and informative gathering for the Aviation industry members. This year the welcome notes were made by Mr. Fernando Pinto, CEO of TAP Portugal and Mr. Boet Kreiken,... more

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The official presentation of Solar Impulse 2, Payerne AB, 9 April

Journal of Air Transport Studies
Volume 4 - Number 2, Summer 2013

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