February 2014

From the Editor

  • A recovery in the works?

    This month’s edition of Payload provides an interesting glimpse into the current state of the industry and where it could, perhaps, be headed.... Read More

Cover Story

  • Garuda makes a quantum leap

    As far as ‘come-back’ stories go, Garuda Indonesia has a remarkable one to tell. The 65-year old carrier’s transformation has been one of the most impressive success stories in Asia Pacific aviation. Backed by the largest economy in Southeast Asia and with steady progress on its restructuring programme, the carrier has been growing its fleet, network and is set to return to Europe and has even won a string of awards, including Payload Asia’s Rising Star Carrier of the Year 2013. By Donald Urquhart.... Read More

Belly Ache


    In this edition of Belly Ache we have to say that the subject matter was quite accidental and we must apologise up front for what could be construed as sexist – we prefer to think of it as a journey into pop culture history.... Read More