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Cuba Scrambles To Keep Pace With US Tourist Boom

May 5, 2016

Cuba Scrambles To Keep Pace With US Tourist Boom

The number of US visitors to Cuba has nearly doubled this year as the island races to build hotels and expand Havana Airport to keep up with demand.


Malaysia Air CEO Exit Revives Debate Over Foreign Boss

April 21, 2016

Malaysia Air CEO Exit Revives Debate Over Foreign Boss

The abrupt exit of Malaysia Airlines' German boss has revived debate in Malaysia over the wisdom of picking a foreigner to run its ailing carrier, potentially limiting the group's options as it seeks a new leader midway through a radical revamp.


Kuwait Airways Seen Facing Last Chance

March 10, 2016

Kuwait Airways Seen Facing Last Chance

Kuwait Airways' overhaul may be management's last chance to save it, as the drop in oil prices means the government cannot go on funding its losses at a time when it is struggling even to pay public sector salaries, industry experts say.


Doubts Remain On Malaysia Airlines' Future

March 8, 2016

Doubts Remain On Malaysia Airlines' Future

Two years after two air crashes that left its brand in tatters, Malaysia Airlines is still a company in limbo.


Two Years On, MH370 Families Say Search Must Continue

March 7, 2016

Two Years On, MH370 Families Say Search Must Continue

The families of passengers lost aboard Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 say the two-year search for the missing aircraft must go on beyond a June deadline, as new hope emerged last week of resolving the aviation mystery.