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Strategies for sustaining aviation’s financial health

THE 2017 World Financial Symposium (WFS) which was held in Dublin, Ireland, last month, focused its attention on sustaining airline financial health and speeding delivery of industry initiatives to support this goal.

This tied in with the fact that 2017 will be another year of solid financial performance for the airline industry.

It will also mark the third year in a row in which airlines will make an aggregate return in excess of their cost of capital.

However, rising fuel, labour, and maintenance costs are squeezing earnings. Compared with 2016, profitability will dip.

"The last few years have demonstrated that aviation is capable of delivering required levels of financial performance. WFS provided an opportunity to understand the challenges to achieving sustainable financial health over the longer term........................... For the FULL ARTICLE please subscribe to our digital edition.

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