Foreword/News/Survival techniques/Big in Japan/Airports get proactive/one2one/Mixed bag/Open for business/Bird’s eye view/Bigger and better/Business not quite as usual/Life’s a beach?/Challenging times/Lifting the liquid/Simply the best/Routes events update/View from the top/Traffic statistics
Airlines are turning to airports for survival and World Routes 2009 is attracting record attendance from carriers.
Big in Japan
How is Finland’s national flag carrier coping in today’s super tough and highly competitive market? Joe Bates investigates.
Airports get proactive
A new survey indicates that airports are offering airlines more support than ever before, writes John Grant.
UPS ’ International long range planning manager, Todd Scott.
What is the outlook for route development in Europe over the next few years? Delegates at Routes Europe in Prague had some differing opinions.
Open for business
In the wake of the Swine Flu crisis, Mexico is determined to recover its air services and repair its tourism industry. Lucy Siebert reports.
Bird’s eye view
The head of India’s Bird Group, Ankur Bhatia believes that aviation on the subcontinent still holds great potential for the future.
Bigger and better
Like their home state of Texas, Houston's two major
commercial airports claim to be ‘big stuff’ in a variety of ways. Chris Kjelgaard reports.
Business not quite as usual
Business travel trends have changed and travel
suppliers need to cater to the MICE sector’s new demands, writes Sarah Campbell.
Life’s a beach?
Are the ambitious tourism plans of Brazil’s North East region stalling due to lack of air services? Adam Coulter travelled there to find out.
Hungary has been hit hard by the recession, but Budapest’s hopes are pinned on a major new development plan, reports Stuart Bowden.
Lifting the liquid limit
The restrictions on liquids and gels looks set to be lifted in the EU imminently. Stephen Hogan reports on the implications for airports.
Simply the best
The final of the Routes Marketing Awards will take place in Beijing. We take a look at the winning airports from the regional heats.
Routes events update
View from the top
President and CEO of the Air Transport Association of America, Jim May, highlights some of his key concerns.