The business of freedom

Increasing protectionist rhetoric puts the benefits of air connectivity at risk

Analysis IATA


The cost of going green

Martin Rivers explores the challenges in making sustainable aviation fuels more commonplace


Silk road in the sky?

Aviation is developing fast in Central Asia but challenges remain. Joe Bates investigates


A world of possibilities

Understanding the behavior of an individual in a crisis is the first step to improving cabin safety


Taxing times

As taxes on travelers continue to rise, are governments now waking up to their negative impact?

Regulations & taxation


The Big Picture

Plane stories

How can I avoid jet lag on my flight?

Jet lag is an occupational hazard of long-haul travel. But there are some ways you can minimize it.

Farewell to the father of the 747

August saw the passing, at the grand age of 95, of the legendary Joe Sutter, the man who designed the 747.