Opinion

Could the Dash 8-400 unlock Africa’s domestic and regional potential?

Termed the “network builder”, the De Havilland Dash 8-400 could be a key to unlocking connectivity for African carriers  ...


Could China’s aircraft carriers dethrone the US Navy?

China’s Navy operates two aircraft carriers and plans to build at least two more. Could it dethrone the US Navy one day?...


2021 predictions – billions in losses, business growth opportunities & AI

2020 will go down in history as one of the worst years for aviation industry ever. The year ended with an estimated $118.5 billion in losses for the industry and countless bankruptcies of companies that were not ready for a disaster of this magnitude. And while we all look at 2021 with hope, the consequences of 2020 will be felt for years to come. So what can we expect from the aviation industry in 2021? COVID-19 crisis was not the first one the...


We’ve departed 2020. Turbulence ahead but clear skies are coming

There is no doubt that 2021 is going to be tough for the aviation industry, but it will also see great strides forward. ...


Flights to nowhere: stop before it takes off

A new trend has emerged amongst Asia-Pacific airlines: flights to nowhere. Joy rides offered to a few passengers, however, add little value, as airlines completely ignore one crucial thing, the environment. ...


No more need to own a private jet

Owning a private jet has long been a symbol of wealth and success, but the market seems to be showing a rather drastic shift. According to JETNET, year over year, manufacturing companies are seeing de...


Opinion: What does Boeing have to lose?

What impact will world-wide groundings of Boeing 737 MAX jets have for the manufacturer and its supply chain? And how much does it cost for airlines?...


Opinion | Totally safe systems paradox & Lion Air crash

Why totally safe systems paradox matters in Lion Air crash case, explained by Edinburgh University Professor Nick Oliver....