Rico Merkert - Newsroom articles
Etihad performs a perfect flight 25 Jul 2015
Dr Rico Merkert has been interviewed by The National (newspaper of Abu Dhabi, UAE) on the environmental performance of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and key environmental trends in aviation more generally.
Sydney Morning Herald and The Age
Sydney Morning Herald and The Age quoted Dr Rico Merkert in an article about how there has been little change in air safety, one year on from the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 tragedy.
SBS Radio News
Dr Rico Merkert is interviewed by SBS Radio News about what international airlines can learn from the recent Germanwings crash.
Oil price turbulence for Air NZ 23 Feb 2015
Dr Rico Merkert is quoted in an article about Air New Zealand's fuel price hedging strategy.
Demanding a fare deal on oil 08 Jan 2015
Dr Rico Merkert is mentioned in an ArabianBusiness.com article on the decision airlines are facing to cut their fuel surcharges amid a fall in the price of oil.
Oil plummets, but don't expect lower fares soon 07 Jan 2015
Sydney Morning Herald
Dr Rico Merkert provides insight into whether airlines will drop their ticket prices in response to the fall in oil prices in a Sydney Morning Herald article
Australian Financial Review
Dr Rico Merkert is quoted in an artcle published in the Australian Financial Review about why airline fares and fuel surcharges have not come down yet despite the slump in fuel prices.
AirAsia who is behind it 29 Dec 2014
SBS Radio News
Dr Rico Merkert was interviewed on SBS Radio News and provided company, business model and fleet background information on AirAsia in the light of their missing QZ8501 flight.
Why airlines have not yet passed on the savings from falling oil prices to their customers 03 Dec 2014
Dr Rico Merkert is interviewed about how fuel hedging and revenue management can explain why airlines currently don't pass on falling oil prices to their customers.
The Australian mentions a paper co-authored by Dr Rico Merkert and Professor Corinne Mulley into the study of how to develop public ground transportation strategies to reduce carbon footprint.