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Strong passenger demand returns

GENEVA - The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for November 2016 showing the strongest demand growth in 9 months. Total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 7.6% compared to November 2015. Asia-Pacific airlines’ November traffic climbed 8.3% compared to the year-ago period.  Capacity increased 7.1% and load factor rose 0.8%.....

New international airport in Maldives

KONOTTA - The opening of international flights to Gan airport in the south of the Maldives, has opened a new era for the region – providing an alternative transportation offering that can save travellers valuable vacation time. Hoteliers in the southern atolls now hope that airlines, especially those with big feeder hubs in the Middle East, will also introduce flights directly to Gan.....

China M&A enjoys another record year

HONG KONG - Last year saw record levels of activity for China M&A, both in terms of deal values and the volume of transactions. The growth in the number of transactions was largely driven by financial buyer activity (+38%) and a 142% jump in outbound M&A. Both categories reached new record highs. In value terms, China outbound M&A grew by an astounding 246%......

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