The Surge: Air France/KLM thinks Transavia can beat easyJet and others at their own game

The Surge: Air France/KLM thinks Transavia can beat easyJet and others at their own game

Air France/KLM, it seems, knows how to right its wrongs. As detailed in Airline Weekly’s May 19 cover story, the airline faced an alarming streak of huge losses that galvanized it to cut capacity, reduce capital spending, renegotiate labor contracts, downsize cargo operations, upgrade longhaul products, reduce its equity exposure to Alitalia and fortify overseas […]

A Boom with No Local Heroes: Air traffic in Taiwan is booming. So why aren’t Taiwanese airlines prospering?

A Boom with No Local Heroes: Air traffic in Taiwan is booming. So why aren’t Taiwanese airlines prospering?

Amid the darkness, there is light. In Taiwan, last week’s TransAsia crash breached the airline industry’s supreme mandate: safety above all. But away from the fog of disaster is a positive story about aviation’s most important contribution to humanity: economic prosperity. Taiwan’s airline industry, in case you haven’t noticed, is booming. Taipei’s main airport, which […]