Malaysia Airlines will survive Mueller’s departure
Malaysian Airlines Berhad (MAB) has already undergone sufficient transformation to survive the loss of its CEO, Christoph Mueller, who will leave the airline in September 2016, although it will face fresh pressures for the remainder of this year and the next. MAB has been successful in overhauling its network in-line with demand under its restructuring plans, but continued competition from South Asian low cost carriers (LCCs) will remain a challenge.
Korean institutional investors continue aviation spree
South Korea continues to be an abundant source of capital for aviation assets with institutional investors leading the charge. Private aircraft funds in Korea increased fourfold between 2012 and 2016, with further growth expected this year. more
Airbus and Boeing experience a dip in twin-aisle orders
Ishka examines the state of each of the aircraft programmes across Airbus and Boeing’s product range, focusing on the twin-aisle market. more
David versus Goliath: European regionals face low-cost squeeze
Europe’s regional airlines are facing increasing competition from low-cost carriers (LCCs). Trapped between non-economically viable routes and expanding capacity from LCCs, regional airlines are continuing to lose market share. more