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News of December 2013


Ryanair’s bikini calendar ad banned in Spain

12 December 2013

A Spanish judge ruled that the calendar, released each year by the low-cost airline in support of charitable causes, was sexist. Ryanair said it would appeal the decision.

The carrier published the advertisements late last year for its 2013 calendar, which featured more than a dozen scantily-clad female cabin crew. It said sales of the calendar had raised €100,000 (£84,000) for charity.


Airline passenger traffic to surge 31% by 2017

12 December 2013

The world’s airlines will see a 31% increase in passenger numbers until 2017, according to a new forecast just released by IATA.

The emerging economies of the Middle East and Asia Pacific will see the strongest international passenger growth, followed by Africa and Latin America.

USA will continue to be the largest single market for domestic passengers, followed by China and Brazil.