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ACMI Service: Present and Future of Aviation

Reading Time: 3 minutes As market competition intensifies, more often airlines are striving to increase their efficiency while reducing numerous risks related to business operations. In result ACMI providers such as Latvian-based SmartLynx Airlines (SmartLynx) are becoming a solution for other aviation companies. This trend has made SmartLynx the largest ACMI provider in Europe. Aleksandrs Gusevs, Board Member of […]

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Editors’ Choice

  • A New Era of Narrow Bodies to Revolutionize Long Distance Travel

    Reading Time: 4 minutes The growth of commercial air transportation has ushered in new trends in how people travel, and with it, new sub-industries have emerged. The airline transportation market is growing at an unprecedented rat. In 2016, for instance, airlines carried a 7% increase in passengers over 2015. With new passengers comes new demands. Because of this growth, […]

  • Political Instability a Threat to Gulf Airline Industry

    Reading Time: 3 minutes The International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) top official believes that political instability in the Middle East is posing a threat to the region’s airline industry growth.  The Middle East airline industry has not yet totally recovered from the Arab Spring – the 2010 series of protests and demonstrations across the region. That’s the view of […]

  • The Perks of Smaller Airlines for Kick-Start of Pilot’s Career

    Reading Time: 2 minutes Many in the aviation sector have at some point encountered operational disruption, as a result of the growing pilot shortage. Just this year airlines like Norwegian, Ryanair and Hong Kong Express had to cancel flights due to scarcity of pilots. As the increasing demand for air travel is only making the situation, worse, major airlines […]

  • Smart Way for Estonia to Avoid Illegal State Airline Support?

    Reading Time: 3 minutes 2015 was a rough year for Estonia and its national flag carriers. After European Commission concluded the airline had been given illicit state aid, Estonian Air went bankrupt as it could not afford to return the sums – € 85 million. At the same period of time, as a contingency plan, Estonian state established new […]

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