Boeing projects the Asia Pacific region’s demand for new commercial airline pilots and maintenance technicians over the next 20 years will be 39 percent of the global need for new airline personnel, a total of 440,000 new jobs.
Speaking to the Press during the delivery of its new A380 aircraft, Qatar Airways CEO, His Excellency, Akbar Al Baker, referred to the Al Jazeerah 787 Dreamliner documentary as “over sensationalised,” when asked to comment by a Bloomberg reporter.
Airlines compete with each other for cargo business, just as they do for passenger seat sales, and Finnair is stepping up its game by pursuing certification to carry profitable Pharmaceutical cargo.
Competition in the In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) market is fierce. A number of attractive solutions are hitting the market at once, and the success of any of these in the long-term depends on how airlines can make them pay off.