Big data and new markets will be key disruptors in transport sector

Big data and new markets will be key disruptors in transport sector

Big data and new markets will be key disruptors in transport sector

Some 43% of transport sector respondents believe big data will be the most significant driver of change, according to an annual survey from Norton Rose Fulbright. The eighth edition of The way ahead transport report reveals that 90% of aviation and 86% of rail respondents are positive about market conditions, compared with 64% and 37% in logistics and shipping respectively.…

Cleared for takeoff?

Cleared for takeoff?

Cleared for takeoff?

Slow growth and excess capacity keeps aviation insurance on the runway for now, reports Gareth Stokes To get a handle on the risks covered by aviation insurers, one need only turn to JLT Speciality’s November 2016 Plane Talk newsletter. The risk specialist, part of the Jardine Lloyd Thompson Group, published the average fleet values (expiring AFV at renewal date) of…

Credit insurer ATI backs Ethiopian Airlines US$159m fleet expansion

Credit insurer ATI backs Ethiopian Airlines US$159m fleet expansion

Credit insurer ATI backs Ethiopian Airlines US$159m fleet expansion

The African Trade Insurance Agency (ATI) has concluded its first deal in Ethiopia, backing a US$159m loan from the African Development Bank (AfDB) to fund Ethiopian Airline’s fleet expansion with the purchase of an Airbus A350-900 jet. ATI sees this as an important step for backing future AfDB projects across the continent. Ethiopian Airline’s aggressive expansion strategy includes doubling its…