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  Volume: XXIV, Issue No. 05 October 16-31, 2014  


Airline industry on track to deliver a second consecutive year of improved profitability
_By Raquib Siddiqi Dhaka : The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the airline industry remains on track to deliver a second consecutive year of improved profitability. This is despite a slight downward revision to its industry outlook for 2014 to an industry profit of US$18.7 billion from the previously forecast US$19.7 billion. The main driver of the downward revision is higher oil prices which are now expected to average US$108.0/barrel (Brent) which is US$3.5/ b. More...
Monitor Airline of the Year-2014 Award presentation on October 19
_A Monitor Report Dhaka : The Gala Award presentation ceremony of The Monitor Airline of the Year-2014 will be held on October 19 at the Ball Room of Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka. Airlines operating in Bangladesh will be recognised-based on frequent flyers' opinion for their service excellence at the ceremony. Minister for Civil Aviation and Tourism Rashed Khan Menon, MP, will be present on the occasion as the Chief Guest and giveaway the Awards among the winners. Khorshed Alam Chowdhu. More...
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