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Go west
Chris Kjelgaard reports on the continuing evolution of WestJet, which has ambitions to expand further into the Caribbean and even Central and South America.

Patrick Bohl, Budapest Airport's head of airline development.

The year of YVR
Vancouver's strong cultural and business links with Asia-Pacific are driving demand for increased air services to the region, writes Lucy Siebert.

Stand and protect?
William Swelbar examines the conflict between protectionist policies and air service development in Canada.

Growth giant
It has one of the world's fastest growing airline markets and has just opened a world-class integrated terminal at Delhi - Lucy Siebert spotlights India's aviation market.

Latin links
Ian Putzger explores the new gateways being developed to cater for cargo flows from Asia to Latin America.

Place your order  
There was a flurry of aircraft orders at this year's Farnborough International Airshow, particularly for single-aisle aircraft. James Halstead takes a closer look.

Over the border
Could the arrival of a new Mexican LCC at Houston heat up the 'Tex-Mex' market? Oliver Clark investigates.

Making headlines
Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport CEO, Eric Wong, talks to Joe Bates about UFOs, traffic growth and the gateway's highly ambitious master plan.

Rich pickings
China's foreign direct investment in Africa is driving new traffic flows for Gulf airlines - Lucy Siebert reports.

Blowing its own trumpet
Africa is riding high on the success of the World Cup - Lucy Siebert investigates what effect the event is expected to have on the continent as a whole.

A sporting chance
Sports tourism is a growing global industry - Chris Beanland looks at the effects of major sports events on airports and airlines.

Alliance snapshot
Airline alliances are growing in size each month - Routes News brings you the latest round-up.

Signs of the times
Airport Strategy & Marketing's (ASM) route development experts share their thoughts on the key global trends to watch in the
coming months.

Airline insight
Exclusive airline route analysis from The Hub - the weekly email update for the global route development community.

Luck of the Irish
Dublin will soon open its new terminal which it is hoped will help boost transatlantic long-haul traffic through the gateway. Stuart Bowden reports.

LCCs wizz into Poland
The Polish air services market is a fast-changing one that is increasingly dominated by low-cost carriers. John Strickland takes a closer look.

Changing the game
Low-cost carriers have transformed many markets in the Asia-Pacific region, but there remain diverse differences in regional growth, writes Mark Haneke.

Insurance policy  
Tourism takes a back seat to business traffic in Bermuda, reports Nicole Nelson.

Airline Brand Control
The global airline industry urgently needs to get back to its ABCs: Airline Brand Control, writes Adrian Pring.

Weather watch
Changing weather patterns could pose a threat to the long-term future of the world's airports, writes Doug Johnson.

Capacity crisis
What are the implications of the UK government's decision to halt any talk of a third runway at Heathrow? Louise Driscoll investigates.

Winds of change
How will the soon to be introduced EU Directive on Airport Charges affect the continent's gateways? Richard Sharp considers the possibilities.

Airline technology is evolving at a rapid pace - Lucy Siebert outlines some of the key trends.

How to... use Twitter effectively
JetBlue has one of the largest followings on Twitter - Morgan Johnson explains how to use the mini blogging medium to your
best advantage.

Time to reflect
Its been a busy 12 months since the last World Routes in Beijing - here's the proof.

Routes event update

Worthy winners
The winner of this year's World Routes Airport Marketing Award will be revealed at the Gala Evening in Vancouver. Routes News takes a closer look at the regional winners.   

Flight for sight
The aviation industry continues to play a vital role in the Flying Eye Hospital, which provides essential eye care and medical training in some of the poorest countries in the world.

View from the top
IATA's director general and CEO, Giovanni Bisignani, talks about his Vision 2050, industry cooperation and government interference in aviation.

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