Monthly archives: December, 2017

A ride north to south gives German student new insights into real China

Hoefer on the road Photo: Courtesy of Hoefer Joerg Hoefer’s research for his graduate thesis wasn’t conducted in the quiet, dusty confines of Zhejiang University’s library. The German Master’s student took to the road for a “mind-blowing” adventure of a lifetime, riding his bike across 12 Chinese provinces to learn firsthand the meaning of the …

Europe’s airports in consolidation conundrum Global carriers to rake in record profits in 2018 on robust travel demand: IATA

A Lufthansa plane rolls along the runway past a Niki plane at Dusseldorf Airport, Germany, on December 1, 2017. Photo: IC A wave of consolidation among European airlines is putting pressure on the region’s airports as it is giving carriers more negotiating power over their hubs, said the head of airports association ACI Europe. European …