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Multiple challenges facing Asia's airline industry

11 June 2012 Last updated at 04:22 BST

This week, 650 aviation industry leaders will meet in Beijing for the International Air Transport Association's annual meeting to discuss issues ranging from China's economy to Asia's airline industry.

Asia's airlines are battling a number of problems. Some of the issues facing them include shrinking profit margins, with some companies encountering foreign buy-outs and ferocious price wars. The BBC's correspondents in Sydney, Tokyo and Dubai have more.