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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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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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Which Airlines Are Suffering The Most From Coronavirus?

Which Airlines Are Suffering The Most From Coronavirus?

We have been reporting continuously on the numerous airlines suspending their operations to China since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak. Recently the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) estimated that the entire outbreak could cost the i...
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Global Airline Revenue Could Take $5 Billion Coronavirus Hit: U.N. Aviation Body

Global Airline Revenue Could Take $5 Billion Coronavirus Hit: U.N. Aviation Body

  ICAO said around 70 airlines have cancelled all international flights to and from mainland China and a further 50 airlines have curtailed operations. This has resulted in an 80% reduction of foreign airline capacity for travellers directly to and...
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Asia-Pacific Airline Recovery from Coronavirus May be Slower Than for SARS, Says Alton

Asia-Pacific Airline Recovery from Coronavirus May be Slower Than for SARS, Says Alton

The ability of Asia-Pacific airlines to recover from the disruption of the Coronavirus pandemic may be more challenging when compared to previous epidemics, owing to lower growth rates in the regional economies, says Alton Aviation Consultancy at the Singapore...
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Why Airbus Was Smart Building The A330neo

Why Airbus Was Smart Building The A330neo

The Airbus A330neo program is a bit of a white elephant in the aviation world. Despite being a fantastic aircraft with lots of technological upgrades over its previous iteration (the A330), it’s not selling well. Yet building it was one...
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Why The Airbus A220 Is The Plane Of The Future

Why The Airbus A220 Is The Plane Of The Future

The Airbus A220 isn’t really a new aircraft. And yet, the A220 seems to be answering problems that we’re not quite having yet. Airbus predicts a need for 7,000 A220s over the next two decades, and that’s probably not too...
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Air Italy Announces Liquidation And Suspension Of Operations

Air Italy Announces Liquidation And Suspension Of Operations

Air Italy has announced that it will suspend operations from the 25th of February. Qatar Airways is a key shareholder in the airline, owning 49%. The airline has announced that flights will operate as normal until the 25th of February,...
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