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Upcoming economically challenging period to have strong impact on versatile specialist market demand

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) predicts that in 2012 airlines all over the world will see their profits drop by 49%, i.e. USD 1.4 billion compared to the previously expected returns. In the meantime, aviation specialists unanimously agree that by 2016 the MRO sector should increase from current USD 46.9 billion to USD 56.4 … Continue reading »

Etihad Airways increases network size to 269 destinations

Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, today announced its purchase of a stake in airberlin, a deal which brings to 269 the total number of destinations it serves, either directly or with partner airlines. The announcement means Etihad Airways now offers guests a route network more than 80 destinations larger than … Continue reading »

Etihad Airways’ first class chefs take flight

Mumbai: Qualified First Class Chefs are now officially onboard Etihad Airways flights to London, Sydney, Melbourne and Paris, and will be progressively introduced across all other first class destinations by early 2012. The airline has hired nearly 110 chefs since announcing in May it would introduce fully-qualified and classically-trained international chefs dedicated to food service … Continue reading »