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Airlines Fly Lower After Barcelona Attack

Airline stocks took a nosedive on Friday morning as the horrific van attack in Barcelona the previous evening was felt likely to hit tourism to the region. British Airways and Iberia owner IAG and EasyJet both shed 3% in early trading, while Ryanair was 5% lower on the open, before all three pared losses as […]

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  • Aviation Attempts To Make Environmental Issues Less Severe

    Since the first commercial flight in 1914, the aviation industry has completely changed and grown to a major transport business. Rapid population growth is increasing aviation popularity and more frequent usage. For example, in 2011 2.8 billion passengers travelled by the air, whereas in 2016 the number grew to 3.6 billion air travellers. Therefore, these […]

  • Hunting For Simulator Spare Parts: Make It More Efficient

    CAE forecasts that the industry will need 255,000 new airline pilots over the next 10 years. Airbus predicts that by 2036 the demand for new pilots will be over half a million. It is calculated that the airline industry will need to produce 70 new type-rated pilots per day to meet the global demand. What […]

  • Global Expansion Through Business Acquisition In Aviation: The Better Way?

    To increase geographical presence, decrease competition, accelerate expansion – just a few reasons why companies choose business acquisition as an inorganic mode of expansion. With yearly worth of worldwide mergers and acquisitions topping €41 billion it’s only natural that increasing number of deals has been recorded and anticipated in the aviation industry as well. With […]

  • Increased Hiring, Wages Pressure U.S. MRO Costs

    Maintenance cost per flight hour edged up in 2016 for most U. S. airlines. As a group, the three network airlines, American, Delta and United, paid $1,032 per flight hour for their mixed fleets, up 1.7% from 2015. American and United paid the most, $1,175 and $1,000 per flight hour, respectively. Delta paid the least, […]

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