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Dublin Doubles Down on Transatlantic Traffic

    Dublin Doubles Down on Transatlantic Traffic

MIAMI – If asked to name European transatlantic hubs, Airways readers on the western side of The Pond might not immediately think of Dublin – even if their families originally

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Lufthansa: European Leviathan

    Lufthansa: European Leviathan

MIAMI – The news that Lufthansa Group has entered a bid for part of Alitalia raises the question: Just how much bigger can the German flag-carrier get? Over the past

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Op-Ed: What Happens When An Outsider takes the reins at Etihad Airways?

    Op-Ed: What Happens When An Outsider takes the reins at Etihad Airways?

MIAMI — The announcement, when it came, was something of a shock.  The new Group Chief Executive of Etihad Aviation Group will not be an airline professional. The decision on

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Dubai Airshow Throws Up Surprises

    Dubai Airshow Throws Up Surprises

MIAMI – In the end, it was a much more interesting Dubai Airshow than expected. As happened two years ago, the last two days of the event – when many

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The Middle Eastern LCC Arena Heats Up With New Contenders

    The Middle Eastern LCC Arena Heats Up With New Contenders

MIAMI — On Saudi Arabia’s National Day (September 23), the latest contender in the Middle East low-cost carrier (LCC) arena took

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Booze, Brawls and Boarding Cards

    Booze, Brawls and Boarding Cards

MIAMI — What makes someone get drunk and act up on an airliner? In some cases, of course, it’s a

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Predictive Technology Reimagining The Passenger Experience

    Predictive Technology Reimagining The Passenger Experience

LONDON — You’re at the gate, ready to fly, when, instead of the call to board, what comes over the

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IAG Faces Brexit Conundrum

    IAG Faces Brexit Conundrum

MIAMI – As the UK prepares to exit the European Union (EU) in March 2019 (‘Brexit’), concerns are rising over

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Flight Review: Kuwait Airways Boeing 777-300ER from London to Kuwait

    Flight Review: Kuwait Airways Boeing 777-300ER from London to Kuwait

KUWAIT — Over the past decade or so, Kuwait Airways has been something of a conundrum. How can the national

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Legacy vs. Low-Cost Carriers: The Game is On

    Legacy vs. Low-Cost Carriers: The Game is On

LONDON — Throughout Europe, legacy airlines are facing ever-increasing competition from low-cost carriers (LCCs), with the upstart LCCs already accounting

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