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EU-Qatar agreement leaves many questions unanswered – update Lufthansa

The European Union and Qatar have officially signed their aviation agreement on March 4. It has been hailed by EU-commissioner Violeta Bulc as a huge improvement over existing agreements with the Gulf state country, but until we can read the full document and...

2018: Worst year for European ATC delays and flight cancellations in nearly a decade

Airlines for Europe (A4E) released news that should be read and digested. The EU experiment remains a work in progress. The “seamless European sky” is still a fantasy.  For the full year, A4E reports Eurocontrol estimates that total delay minutes will be up by 53%...

Premium #193 – The EC Investigation of the Aircraft Engine Aftermarket – What it Means

Last week reports surfaced regarding an investigation being conducted by the European Commission (EC) regarding a competition probe in the aviation maintenance sector. According to reports, it centers about provisions in engine service contracts, and both Rolls Royce...

Expanding Heathrow – Ongoing Challenges

The Economist reports that expanding Heathrow continues to be a struggle.  To try better understand what is at play here, we spoke with UK-based aviation consultant John Strickland of JLS Consulting.

Outlook for Aerospace in 2012

It is the time of year for prognostication. In that tradition, AirInsight will boldly go where all pundits have gone...

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