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Flying or Falling? The Future of the Global Aviation Industry

Flying or Falling? The Future of the Global Aviation Industry

27th Jul 2011 Focus

While perhaps the most global of industries, aviation has failed to create a truly global airline. But with rising fuel costs, falling prices and natural disasters all taking a toll, the crunch for legacy carriers across the globe is fast approaching. Here Breaking Travel News looks at the various strategies open to airlines as they seek to survive.

Unions and poor infrastructure are hindering legacy carriers, say Etihad chief

Unions and poor infrastructure are hindering legacy carriers, say Etihad chief

13th Dec 2010 Airline News

European and North American airlines are falling behind due to unions, poorly-located hubs and outdated infrastructure, according to James Hogan, the chief executive of Etihad Airways. He made the remarks in response to British Airways, Chief Executive, Willie Walsh who said European export credit agencies are unfairly subsiding the growth of Middle Eastern carriers.