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Jetstar Asia’s New CEO Is Qantas Veteran John Simeone

Jetstar Asia, the low-cost carrier based in Singapore, has appointed John Simeone as its new CEO. Barathan Pasupathi, the outgoing CEO who led the airline for 12 years, will step down from his role on March 1 to “pursue other opportunities.” Simeone, currently serving as the senior vice president for Asia at the parent company…

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Skift Aviation Forum Attendees Share Insights on 4 Key Challenges

What key issues is the airline industry grappling with as we enter the next phase of travel? We surveyed experts across aviation and airlines during this year’s Skift Aviation Forum to gain insight into their unique perspectives on what the future holds for the industry.

Skift Aviation Forum Attendees Share Insights on 4 Key Challenges

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Emirates Orders 15 Airbus A350-900 Aircraft At Dubai Airshow Day 4

Emirates awarded Airbus the consolation prize of an order of an additional 15 A350-900 after refusing to purchase the larger variant, the A350-1000, due to engine durability concerns earlier in the week.

Emirates Orders 15 Airbus A350-900 Aircraft At Dubai Airshow Day 4

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Riyadh Air Doesn’t Plan To Compete With Emirates For Global Hub Status

Riyadh Air doesn't see itself becoming a "super-connecter" like Dubai's Emirates airline. It's banking on immense demand for travel out of Saudi Arabia.

Riyadh Air Doesn’t Plan To Compete With Emirates For Global Hub Status

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Riyadh Air and Saudia Airlines Partner Up

Saudi Arabia's two national carriers, Riyadh Air and Saudia have entered a partnership that will start with a codeshare agreement, but go on to include much more collaborative efforts. The pair of Kingdom carriers announced the deal at the Dubai Airshow taking place in the emirate this week. Along with codeshares, the deal will see…

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Emirates Makes $52 Billion Deal With Boeing At Dubai Airshow

In the presence of the Dubai's crown prince, Emirates orders another $52 billion-worth of new aircraft, showing that both the emirate and the airline are doing just fine despite regional tensions.

Emirates Makes $52 Billion Deal With Boeing At Dubai Airshow

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SunExpress Kicks Off Dubai Airshow With A Commitment For Up To 90 737 MAX Aircraft

The first announcements for the Dubai Airshow come from leisure carrier SunExpress, who is ordering 45 737 MAX aircraft with an intention to order up to 45 more later.

SunExpress Kicks Off Dubai Airshow With A Commitment For Up To 90 737 MAX Aircraft