Who is Suren?

Suren Ratwatte, FRAeS, is an accomplished pilot, airline executive and aviation researcher.

He became one of the world’s first Airbus A380 Captains, was previously SriLankan Airlines’ CEO and has also been featured in several books and academic publications.

Tag: China

  • China’s giants

    China’s giants

    China’s Rising Giants China’s evolution into a global powerhouse, with the world’s second largest economy, is a familiar story. Less well known though is the tremendous growth of the nation’s state-sponsored aviation sector, which now has a global reach. Serving the world’s largest domestic market and a rapidly expanding worldwide one, China’s main airlines are…

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  • The “Ghost” column

    SARS all over again? Many readers will remember the outbreak of SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) in 2002, which affected East Asia quite significantly. Originating in southern China, the SARS scare lasted almost a year, with the virus infecting over 8,000 and resulting in 774 deaths in 17 countries. Fast forward A new mutation of…

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  • SARS 2020

    SARS 2020

    Seventeen years after SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) terrorized Asia, a new virus has grabbed the headlines. Originating in Hubei province central China, the virus has infected over 40,000 people already and is spreading rapidly all over the world. The speed of transmission is quite alarming – just a week ago the number of cases…

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