March 16, 2015

African economies can benefit from more open airspace

African countries have a lot to offer foreign travelers, either for tourism purposes or, increasingly, business opportunities. African economies have, on the whole, been expanding in recent years, so increasing air links could have a transformational affect. According to IATA, journeys between countries in Asia and Africa are the fastest growing inter-continental routes and there is no reason why this should let up.

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March 11, 2015

Efficiency 'bridges' pay off

Although it can take more than a decade to bring a new aircraft model to service, it doesn’t mean that manufacturers have to wait that long to bring in new technology that will make their aircraft more efficient. Plenty can, and is, being done to existing in-production models to cut down their fuel burn while work continues on designing and building new types.

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