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A Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8 at Schiphol Airport. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | James Dinsdale)

AFRAA: African International Traffic Up 72.7% in June Compared to Pre-COVID-19 Period

Even with the disastrous 2020, the havoc caused by the pandemic is still far from over with the COVID-19 new strain, Delta variant spreading at an alarming rate. African Airlines Association (AFRAA) yesterday released it's June 2021 indicating that Africa currently accounts for a worrying number of new infections since the beginning of June. The countries most affected include Zambia, Uganda, Namibia, Botswana and Kenya, which are experiencing very high infection rates. The Coronavirus Disease has resulted in significant changes…

Interview: Speaking with SKY Peru One Month Into Operations.

After years of sustained growth serving domestic and regional destinations in South America, Chilean SKY Airline is confident to venture abroad. Having recently set up a base in neighboring Peru, the airline sees a huge growth potential in the country, where the average citizen takes 0.6 trips each year compared…

Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre Ranks World’s Safest Airlines

A new safety rating by the Jet Airliner Crash Data Evaluation Centre, or Jacdec, crowned Emirates Airlines as the world’s safest airline. In a study published in aviation magazine Aero International, Emirates scored 93.61 percent on the Jacdec risk index, ahead of Norwegian Air Shuttle (93.26 percent) and the United…

The American Air Traffic Services Corporation: What’s In a Name?

After months of listening to the arguments of those for and against the privatization of air traffic control (ATC) in the U.S., June 27, 2017 saw the U.S. House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure approve a comprehensive FAA reauthorization package that includes the detail of the much-discussed proposal. In order to contribute to…

Opinion: Why Senator Bernie Sanders Misses the Point on the…

In a statement to the press on Sunday, Senator and former Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described the airline industry as “dysfunctional,” stating that “what we do need is to take a hard look at the airlines in this country and make them much more responsive to the consumers than they…

Christoph Mueller: The Airline Industry Mogul and Corporate Transformer

In today’s globe-spanning, ultra-competitive aviation markets, airlines are always at risk of going bankrupt, leaving only a shell of what they used to be behind. Some come close to the edge and are forced to rely on talented staff, budget cuts, and numerous other factors to get back to the…