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@AlexInAir

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Aviation Analyst. Frequent Flyer. Broadcasting #Aviation News @LBC @SkyNews @BBC @AlJazeera @GMB . Gulf-Times Columnist. Global Aviation Policy. Channel 4‘s WMLA

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Joined September 2010
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Alex Macheras
4 minutes ago
Pete Buttigieg: “No matter the airspace they are in, we should expect a high level of safety and security for commercial aircraft” He went on to explain President Biden’s commitment to sustainable air travel, further development of sustainable aviation fuel, etc. #ICAO41
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Alex Macheras
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US Transport Secretary @PeteButtigieg addresses the #ICAO41 assembly, taking the first swipe at Russia “countries that openly violate the rules should not have a leading role in ICAO” and calling on participation for Taiwan.
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Alex Macheras
40 minutes ago
Now: Ms Poppy Khoza of South Africa 🇿🇦 makes history becoming UN ICAO’s first woman President of the Assembly, as commercial aviation’s #ICAOA41 formally begins. 👏🏽
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@thehill
The Hill
4 hours ago
President Biden: "My administration is also cracking down on airlines. [...] They cancel on you, and you have to pay a fee to rebook. Come on man. It's simply not fair. It's not fair."
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Alex Macheras
3 hours ago
As the UN's ICAO General Assembly begins, the President of Taiwan has renewed calls for Taiwan's participation 👇🏽 #ICAO41
@iingwen
蔡英文 Tsai Ing-wen
8 hours ago
As our world-class airlines & airports gear up to welcome more travellers, we call on the International Civil Aviation Organization @ICAO to include #Taiwan . Our participation is key to effective global cooperation in aviation safety, giving passengers greater peace of mind.
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Alex Macheras
3 hours ago
Latest: Cape Town 🇿🇦 flights are operating as scheduled, despite a fuel shortage at South Africa’s second-largest airport — airlines have been asked to limit their fuel intake in Cape Town, the airport only has "a few days of jet fuel left" after a shipment was delayed.
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@AlexInAir
Alex Macheras
2 days ago
Here’s a little look at the expansion of Hamad Intl Airport 🌿✈️ — I’ve been to HIA expansion myself, and I’d say it’s much, much better in real life. It’s super green, spacious & calming with so much natural light (this video really doesn’t do it justice)
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@PA
PA Media
3 days ago
China underscored its commitment on Saturday to its claim to Taiwan, telling world leaders that anyone who gets in the way of its determination to reunify with the self-governing island would be “crushed by the wheels of history”
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Alex Macheras
3 days ago
With Etihad giving up & changing its biz model after racking up billion dollar losses (before the pandemic) during its attempts to replicate & take on Emirates and Qatar… Does the world need another Gulf airline for passengers to transit via its hub, this time in Saudi? #ICAO
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Alex Macheras
3 days ago
Ali Rajab says the intention is to have the new Saudi airline (which doesn’t yet have a name) become the number one airline in the Middle East - despite the very well established competitor neighbour airline giants: Emirates & Qatar Airways.
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Alex Macheras
3 days ago
New: Saudi Arabia’s Exec VP of its Civil Aviation Authority confirms here at ICAO that the kingdom is actively upgrading to become a ‘global transit hub’ with the ‘new, global airline’ based in Riyadh, while keeping the existing Saudia Airlines in Jeddah. #aviation
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@PaulWallace123
Paul Wallace
3 days ago
France's TotalEnergies is investing about $1.5bn in #Qatar ’s latest, mammoth #LNG project. For a 9.4% stake in North Field South. CEO Pouyanne says he would've bought more if Qatar had offered it. #gas @V_Ratcliffe
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Alex Macheras
3 days ago
Good Morning from ICAO, the UN special agency for aviation ✈️ President @SalvatoSciacchi is addressing the assembly hall on aviation harmonisation, innovation & efficiency.
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Alex Macheras
4 days ago
Significant 👇🏽
@axios
Axios
4 days ago
Hong Kong will end mandatory COVID-19 hotel quarantine for travelers next Monday, the city's leader said.
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@rybayor
Raymond Yeldidong Bayor
5 days ago
I’m glad to have finally met @AlexInAir , who’s in Montreal, the World Capital of Civil #Aviation , to participate in @icao ’s 41st Triennial Assembly! Alex is an aviation analyst whose expertise is recognized by some of the world’s most reputable news networks.
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