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Interview with Dr. Björn Becker – Lufthansa Group

Dr. Björn Becker is Senior Director, Product Management, Ground and Digital Services for Lufthansa.  His responsibilities range from the design of new lounges to implementing new programs to enhance customer services using technologies.  In this interview, we discuss...

Aer Lingus eyeing A321LRs?

News from Bloomberg suggests that AerLingus is about to announce a decision to select the Airbus A321LR to replace its Boeing 757s.  These 757s are primarily used to connect Ireland and US east coast cities.  The Boeing 757 is a remarkable aircraft that enjoyed great...

Ethiopian Airlines Airbus A350 First Flight to Johannesburg

Ethiopian Airlines, in it's 70th year of operation, is fulfilling its company motto: "The New Spirit of Africa". It is the first African airline (and second Star Alliance airline), to receive an Airbus A350XWB (on lease from the AerCap). With the delivery on 29th June...

The Brazilian Airline Rush is On

Brazil just approved 100% foreign ownership of airlines, up from the previous maximum of 20%.  This presents an opportunity for foreign carriers to increase investment in a currently troubled economy with strong future potential.  Currently the Brazilian airline...