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Geneva – An effective airline in a competitive market will lead to a whole range of airfares reflecting market friendly developments,” Tony Tyler, CEO of the International Air Transport Association (Iata) told Fin24.

In his view this kind of approach would be a good one to try in the South African aviation industry as well as the rest of the world.

“Airlines which are state owned often get political decisions made for them, especially if state airlines start losing money,” said Tyler.

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