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The rise of Ethiopian Airlines

The rise of Ethiopian Airlines has been a remarkable achievement. In this exclusive extract from a new book, ‘Ethiopian Airlines The African Aviation Powerhouse’ by Jozef Mols, we examine two chapters in the flag carrier’s fascinating history

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Eastern promise: Asia-Pacific aviation

The Asia-Pacific region has been badly impacted by the pandemic. Tom Batchelor looks at measures being taken by aviation stakeholders to ensure its recovery

Quiz: Defunct European airlines - Part 2

Can you identify these defunct airlines from their livery and tail? Let us know what score you get!

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Sound judgement

A critical, but often overlooked part of any pilot’s inventory is their headset. Airliner World caught up with Patrick Schutterop, Business Manager, Bose Aviation EMEA & APAC to learn more about the origin and evolution of the company’s products

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Aviation's start-up supremos - Part 2

In the concluding half of a special report, Tom Batchelor highlights some of the new airlines to watch across global markets this year

Ravn Alaska is back in business: here’s how

In November 2020, eight months after entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy, Ravn Alaska took to the skies again. CEO Rob McKinney spoke to Paul E Eden about the airline’s remarkable recovery and ambitious plans

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Aviation’s start-up supremos - Part 1

As even the biggest names in the business continue to struggle, it takes guts to launch a new airline in 2021. In the first of a special two-part report, Tom Batchelor has rounded up some of the boldest new brands from across Europe

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8 challenges facing airlines as industry restarts

We highlight eight areas to keep an eye on as commercial aviation readies for a post-pandemic return to the skies

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How Italy's Neos adapted to survive the pandemic

Italy’s second-largest airline overhauled its business model to survive the pandemic. Matteo Legnani caught up with Carlo Stradiotti, CEO of Neos, to learn more

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The rise and fall of Balkan Bulgarian Airlines

A Soviet Bloc powerhouse with a modest fleet and big ambitions, Balkan appeared to have it sussed. That was until communism collapsed and privatisation prevailed. Alex Mladenov recounts the story of the Bulgarian airline from boom to bust