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Emirates rethinks its network for a world without the A380

Emirates is facing difficulty in finding profitable new routes, especially with sluggish Persian Gulf economies weighing on margins.

As Boeing reels from crashes, Airbus stays mum about sales gains

Despite their intense rivalry, Airbus decides against openly capitalising on Boeing's recent disasters on moral and practical grounds.

Airlines can handle Brexit but frustrated by the politics, chiefs say

While the EU and the UK have pledged that flights will continue no matter the outcome of Brexit, the uncertainty is still not good for consumers.

VietJet to sign major Boeing deal during Trump-Kim summit, say sources

Vietnamese airline VietJet plans to buy planes capable of flying to US cities with large Vietnamese communities.

After deadly Lion Air crash, new focus on torrid industry growth...

Lion Air's latest crisis illustrates the challenge relatively new carriers face as they try to keep pace with unstoppable demand for air travel in developing nations while striving for standards that mature markets took decades to reach.

IDEAS proposes Asean community carrier to serve region

Policy paper suggests opening up industry to impose no restriction on ownership and landing rights for any domestic carrier that serves only Asean countries.

Malindo Air ‘saved’ KLIA, says Aziz Kaprawi

He says the full-service carrier’s move filled the vacuum left by Malaysia Airlines, which had reduced operations, laid off thousands of workers and terminated several routes.

Aviation bill seeks to collect charges from passengers at airports

The bill, which was tabled for first reading today, is to ensure the commission will have sufficient resources to protect the rights of consumers and the development of the aviation industry.

AirAsia expected to successfully navigate challenging times

AffinHwang Capital upgrades AirAsia to a ‘buy’ recommendation based on its prospects, including the upcoming sale of its leasing unit for possibly RM4.4 billion.