events of 9.11 sent shock waves across the aviation industry, the
strong ripples of which are still being felt across the world. For the
local aviation industry, or at least what passes for it, the fear of
flying, restrictions of visas and trickling of passenger traffic meant
struggle for survival. However, even with or without that fateful day,
the performance of local aviation industry was heading towards
problems, many of which were of its own makings. PAGE
highlights the crunch.