January 18, 2017

Aviation and tourism: The economics

This year has been officially dubbed the ‘International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development’ by the UN General Assembly. While the name might be a bit of a mouthful, the aims of the Year are worthwhile. The purpose is to highlight the role of tourism in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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January 04, 2017

Predicting the future of aviation

Aviation has always been one of the most innovative and fast-moving industries in the world. From the early beginnings of flight in the 1900s up until the introduction of today’s ultra-efficient commercial aircraft, significant progress has been made not only in form of air travel, but also the volume. Today, people are looking ahead to 50 years in the future and imagining what air transport might look like, with concepts such as electric aircraft and low-volume supersonic travel being credibly aspired to.

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