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The January issue of Low Cost & Regional Airline Business is now online

Posted on 20 November 2018

The January issue of Low Cost & Regional Airline Business is now online


In this issue, we take a look behind the scenes at Gatwick to find out the latest about the partnership between partnership between easyJet and DHL. DHL has been transferring its logistics expertise into delivering ground handling operations for the airline, with customer satisfaction, employee engagement and technological innovation being key elements of their collaboration.


This year’s ERA event saw Loganair being commended for serving its community in challenging conditions, Binter Canarias winning the Silver Award for its regional market leader position, and Titan Airways being recognised for its Monarch Airlines repatriation exercise.


With a year-on-year capacity growth of over 9%, Vienna Airport is the second fastest growing airport amongst the top 20 in Europe after Lisbon. With all roads now leading to Vienna, we take a closer look at the recent surge in capacity, and what lies ahead.


Other articles in this issue include:


A capacity condurum
The growth in Indian aviation markets in the past two years reflects the significant grow of budget airlines in the country, but despite the expansion, there is room for cautious optimism.  


Prime era ends
We take a look at the mix of unfortunate events that led to Primera Air shutting its engines permanently in October, following the likes of Skywork, Cobalt and VLM that vanished from Europe’s skies this summer.


Opportunity knocks
Despite the increasingly competitive marketplace in the regional aircraft leasing scene, optimism surrounds airlines remain optimistic, and continue to find cost-effective ways to keep up with the times and grow.


Buckle up  
Reliable information about weather conditions is the most crucial aspect of pre-flight planning, and with drastic global weather changes, special software technology is required for accuracy.


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