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Taking flight

Almost 20 years since Concorde was grounded, a host of competitors claim to be on the verge of returning to a world of supersonic flight – and sustainability too. But many barriers remain. Fasten your seatbelts for a high…

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Cleared for takeoff

While many airlines panicked during the pandemic, others stood firm and respected passengers by sticking to schedules or even extending their networks. We flag up the carriers that are best placed to ride out the turbu…

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Rabat’s runway, a food firm cutting back on waste and the footwear company that’s still a step ahead.

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Blue-sky thinker

An aeronautical eureka moment helped Michimasa Fujino relaunch the stalled Honda Aircraft project – and its HA-420 is now the private-aviation industry’s most sought-after jet.

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Head for heights

With a raft of new aircraft and a brand refresh waiting in the wings, we speak to Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr about what lies ahead for the German flag-carrier.

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Hitting heights

Home to aircraft manufacturers, suppliers and associations, Montréal is a leading centre of aviation. At the forefront is Bombardier, whose new C Series planes will benefit the whole of Québec province – not to mention…

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Hot and cold

The chief executive of Portuguese national airline TAP on how he’s seen the flag-carrier through turbulent times – and why workaholics are not to be trusted.

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Gaining altitude

With the global demand for pilots climbing, meet the next generation of aviators and discover one flight school that, despite facing threats from a turbulent industry, is undeniably in the ascendancy.



Flights of fancy

1 June 2015

From state-of-the-art evacuation slides to the perfect mid-flight chocolate mousse, Monocle Films samples the innovation on offer at the world’s leading trade fair devoted to enhancing the in-flight experience.

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Awaiting take-off

Speculation about the future of the Boeing 757 fleet and a forthcoming replacement is mounting but vital airframers think they have a strategy to fill the single-aisle jet’s spot in the market. Here’s our take on the 757…

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Flight fantastic

The man behind Japan Airlines’ incredible turnaround discusses his graduation from pilot to president, attracting new trade and taking on the low-cost carriers.

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Aiming high

Following a spell of financial turbulence things are looking up for Finnair, with plans for an airport expansion, a fleet makeover and a focus on promoting the national brand. Monocle heads to the airline’s headquarters to…



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