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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.
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China Potential A Springboard For Budget Airlines

Brazil Falling Short In World Cup Airport Rush

April 7, 2014

With less than 10 weeks until the start of the World Cup, work on crucial new airport terminals has fallen behind in most of the dozen Brazilian host cities, heightening the risk of overcrowding and confusion during the tournament.
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Brazil Falling Short In World Cup Airport Rush

Malaysia's Thriving China Ties Tested By Missing Plane

March 28, 2014

A torrent of criticism from China's government and people over Malaysia's handling of the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is threatening to cast a chill over one of Beijing's closer relationships in a region fraught with geopolitical rivalries.
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Malaysia's Thriving China Ties Tested By Missing Plane

Chinese Airlines Caught In Forex Crosswinds

March 26, 2014

Chinese airlines, already grappling with half-empty premier cabins due to Beijing's austerity drive, will be tested next in their ability to hedge against currency risks as China looks set to allow greater two-way swings in the yuan.
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Chinese Airlines Caught In Forex Crosswinds

Malaysia Jet Saga Highlights Doubts Over ATC Radar

March 21, 2014

The ease with which a big airliner vanished from Malaysian radar illustrates an uncomfortable paradox about modern aviation: state-of-the-art aircraft rely on sometimes antiquated ground infrastructure to tell them where to go.
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Malaysia Jet Saga Highlights Doubts Over ATC Radar
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