Follow @AirwiseNews

Feature Stories

Wizz Air Growth Continues As East Europeans Fly More

July 17, 2014

When a group of Hungarian businessmen told the manager of a shabby air strip in southern Poland that they wanted it as a base for a new airline, none of them had any idea that it would quickly become the biggest low-cost carrier in eastern Europe.
Read story

Wizz Air Growth Continues As East Europeans Fly More

IATA Summit Highlights Shift Of Power

June 3, 2014

Qatar sealed its position on a new aviation map this week as host to the annual meeting of the International Air Transport Association, but it and other Gulf countries drew criticism from rivals about trade and investment policies.
Read story

IATA Summit Highlights Shift Of Power

Thailand In Danger Of Losing Medical Tourism Crown

May 23, 2014

Thailand is in danger of losing its crown as the world's top destination for medical tourism if foreigners looking for low-cost, quality healthcare are scared off by political unrest, especially at a time of growing competition from Asian rivals.
Read story

Thailand In Danger Of Losing Medical Tourism Crown

China Potential A Springboard For Budget Airlines

April 10, 2014

China's first low-cost airline, Spring Airlines, has been profitable since 2006, its first full year of operation, but the budget aviation market is about to get a lot more competitive as the government moves to promote low-cost travel to meet a surge in demand from an increasingly wealthier population.
Read story

China Potential A Springboard For Budget Airlines
Airwise adspace