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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 11 January 16-31, 2015  


Downslide in fuel costs lifts profits for airlines, but customers continue to pay fat surcharges
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : The prices of aviation fuel have fallen pretty low in 2014 and continue to fall in the new year, but we haven't seen that dip reflected in the price of airline tickets or in the cost of fuel surcharges. Falling oil prices have provided some windfall for the airlines in recent months, bolstering profits and allowing carriers to buy new planes or upgrade their higher-end service. But air travellers all over the world, including Bangladesh continue to shoulder the bu. More...
World's most dangerous airlines named : Worst and safest airlines listed
_A Monitor Report London : What are the world's most dangerous airlines? Nearly 450 airlines were monitored by AirLine-Ratings, and a published list of which carriers are the worst and the safest has been released. A rating system based on several factors determined which airlines make up the best and worst on this list from 2014. Factors, such as audits from the Federal Aviation Adminis-tration (FAA), International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), government, and the airline's fatality . More...
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