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Airline Tycoon 2

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Simulation
Publisher: Kalypso
Developer: B-Alive
Release Date: Q4 2011

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'Airline Tycoon 2' - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on July 19, 2011 @ 9:28 a.m. PDT

Airline Tycoon 2 sees the player take the reins of an airline which they must bring to financial success. As well as managing staff, buying new aircraft and opening up new air routes, players must deal with crabby passengers and engage in corporate espionage against their competitors.

A decade after the best-selling Airline Tycoon comes the sequel to the tongue-in-cheek economic simulation that puts players in the role of CEO of an international airline!  Airline Tycoon 2 will challenge players to run a modern airline, design unique airplanes and grow a run-down carrier into a globally recognized company that passengers practically beg to fly. Airports worldwide are waiting to be explored, but beware– your rivals never rest!  Crafty opponents are also working to dominate the skies…and they won’t let anything stand in the way of their goals!

The game sees the player take the reins of an airline which they must bring to financial success. As well as managing staff, buying new aircraft and opening up new air routes, players must deal with crabby passengers and engage in corporate espionage against their competitors.


Key Features:

  • Build your ideal fleet of planes – use the in-game editor to craft inexpensive mass-transportation "Greyhounds in the sky“ or unique, luxury jets that spoil the elite 
  • Jump into the action as one of four playable avatars with unique strengths and weaknesses
  • Explore your home airport in full 3D, while bossing your employees around and expanding your blossoming airline; you might even meet VIPs at the airport lounge
  • Random events bring variety to the game -- The Pope wants a special flight? Civil unrest in a global hotspot? Volcanic ash clouds above Europe? If you act quickly, you can profit from these events!

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