Achieving rapid internationalization of sub-Saharan African firms: Ethiopian Airlines’ operations under challenging conditions

Achieving rapid internationalization of sub-Saharan African firms: Ethiopian Airlines’ operations under challenging conditions

Having expanded their global operations, many African firms have begun to appear on the radar screens of multinational players. The distinctive nature of the African continent has directed these firms to follow unconventional paths to internationalization. This study explores the...
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Virus Outbreak Prompts Relaxation of ’80/20′ Slot Rule

Virus Outbreak Prompts Relaxation of ’80/20′ Slot Rule

  The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is urging regulators and slot coordinators to recognize the Covid-19 outbreak as an exceptional circumstance and put in place measures to ensure airlines do not lose their historic slots for services to and...
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Measuring the development of airline networks: Comprehensive indicators

The literature on airlines presents few studies analyzing the airlines network evolution. We believe that this gap is due to the difficulty of capturing the network complexity in a simple manner. This paper proposes new simple and continuous indicators to...
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The comparison of financial performance of airlines with different business model operated in long-haul market

The comparison of financial performance of airlines with different business model operated in long-haul market

The competition between low-cost carriers (LCC) and full-service network carriers (FSNC) has been focused exclusively on short to medium-haul markets for a long time. The launch of new aircraft generation combined with further liberalization of intercontinenta...
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Is multimarket contact an antitrust concern? A case of China’s airline market

Is multimarket contact an antitrust concern? A case of China’s airline market

When firms meet in more than one market, it is generally regarded that the possibility of collusion will increase because of mutual interdependence (or mutual forbearance). Mutual forbearance is tacit collusion that directly results from familiarity and deterr...
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New Data Predicts Best, Worst Time to Buy Airline Tickets

New Data Predicts Best, Worst Time to Buy Airline Tickets

The travel booking platform Qtrip has released its sixth annual airfare study on the best and worst times to buy airline tickets in 2020, with an array of interesting data. – On average, the least expensive airfares were available 77...
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Airbus To Test Fly A350’s In Bird-Like Flocks To Reduce Emissions

Airbus To Test Fly A350’s In Bird-Like Flocks To Reduce Emissions

Inspired by flocks of geese, Airbus is planning to undertake real-life testing of an operational strategy it is calling ‘fello’fly’. An A350-1000 test aircraft is going to fly within 1.5nmi of a commercial A350-900, to test out Airbus’ theory that...
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What is Turbulence? Does it Pose Any Danger to Safety?

What is Turbulence? Does it Pose Any Danger to Safety?

Turbulence is the primary cause of non-fatal aviation accidents each year. Turbulence is all the weather phenomenon, thus all the factors impacting a plane are external. Turbulence can even occur when the sky appears to be clear”. Most often this...
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How Cloud Computing Is Helping Airlines Launch Routes Quicker

How Cloud Computing Is Helping Airlines Launch Routes Quicker

Cloud computing has revolutionized the way many of us do business. From accessing emails on the go to having the latest software update at our fingertips, functioning in the cloud has become the norm for much of what we do....
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What’s Interesting About 2019’s Busiest International Routes?

What’s Interesting About 2019’s Busiest International Routes?

Have you ever thought about which routes around the world see the most traffic? What would your guesses be? Every year, the organization OAG (Official Airline Guide) puts out a publication detailing the world’s busiest routes. Their 2019 report had some in...
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