Airlines International - August 2012
Airlines International is IATA's flagship magazine. In addition to the print version, the publication is now available online.
In this issue:
- A team effort
Comment by IATA's Director General and CEO
- CEO interview: Qantas
Alan Joyce says operating a major airline and a low-cost carrier makes life difficult for the competition
- Special report: frequent flyer programs
Frequent flyer programs can earn big money for airlines but has the focus on short-term revenue gains jeopardized long-term loyalty?
- Airport slots
European governments continue to stutter in their airport expansion plans. And tinkering with airport slot rules could worsen congestion problems
- CEO interview: Air Malta
Peter Davies, CEO, Air Malta, says the industry must be more effective in getting its voice heard.
- Cargo's carbon emissions
The air freight sector has an enormous role to play if aviation is to meet its environmental targets
- Finance: backbone of the industry
Cash flow must remain positive in tough times, which makes efficient settlement systems crucial to industry wellbeing
- Social media: brave new world
Social media is a two-way street—especially in times of emergency
- Soapbox: aircraft finance
Funding for new commercial aircraft has been hit by the Eurozone crash but there is some good news