Opinion

Sep 20, 2021
New initiatives by a small number of pioneering airlines are seeking to get passengers actively involved in directly helping pay for the use of…
Aug 24, 2021
There is no doubt of Africa’s potential as an air transport market, but while governments continue to block funds and procrastinate on liberalization, they also block their own economic growth.
Aug 17, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new united front: a call for everyone to work together in a common quest for a global set of travel and health standards so that international borders can reopen.
Jul 28, 2021
There’s a lot of talk about how the COVID-19 coronavirus adapts, and understandable concern about the infection rates of new mutations. What’s often overlooked, however, is how significantly humans have adapted, individually and as collectives, and how much has been learned over the past 18 months.
Jun 18, 2021
The UK government has said throughout the pandemic that it was working in partnership with the air transport industry on when and how to re-open international travel. But airlines and airports appear to have reached the end of their patience with talks that are leading nowhere, and some are looking to a legal remedy. 
Jun 10, 2021
There was a time when airline executives believed supersonic flight would become ubiquitous on long-haul routes.
Jun 04, 2021
The UK government’s abrupt reversal on allowing its citizens to travel to Portugal for vacation has severe immediate and long-term repercussions for airlines and the travel industry.
May 24, 2021
The hijacking of a commercial airliner in any circumstances is a disturbing and criminal act. For such action to be organized and authorized by a state government is truly shocking.