Routes News issue 5, 2012
In this issue...
On the move
Arik De, WestJet’s manager network planning.
Sergey Likharev, Basel Aero Group’s general director.
Daring to be different
Scoot CEO, Campbell Wilson, tells Joe Bates a little more about the ambitions, philosophy and route development plans of this new Singapore-based low-cost carrier.
Richard Maslen learns more about the development plans of fast-expanding Russian carrier, Transaero Airlines.
Open all hours
OAG investigates whether small European airports need to operate around the clock in order to satisfy the needs of low-cost carriers.
City guide: Abu Dhabi
With the 18th World Route Development Forum taking place in Abu Dhabi this year, Routes News provides delegates with some key facts and top attractions.
Crowned with success?
After a painful period of restructuring, Royal Brunei Airlines has emerged with a bold new philosophy and business model, writes Oliver Clark.
A hub of a different stripe
DHL’s cargo operation expansion will help CVG to maintain its position as a global commercial nexus for the foreseeable future, writes Mark Arend.
Flying on autopilot
Aviation’s continued global growth could be put in jeopardy by a lack of trained pilots, reports Adam Coulter.
V P Agrawal, chairman of the Airports Authority of India, tells Routes News he is confident India’s airports can cope with the ever-growing demand for air travel across the country.
Open for business?
Mark Daniels and Ian Giles explore the potential for more Open Skies agreements and further liberalisation of the US domestic market.
Routes News takes a look at the latest innovative ways airlines and airports are using social media.
Routes CIS report back
Routes Africa report back
Routes Marketing awards
Routes events update
View from the top
David Scowsill, president and CEO of WTTC, tells Routes News about how the association plans to encourage travel and tourism in 2012 and beyond.