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Issue No. 880

Orlando Magic

The third quarter is nearing its end, with demand still humming in most markets, excluding China and Japan. Better yet, fuel costs continue their downward march, albeit from extremely high levels this summer. West Texas Intermediate crude oil prices dropped…

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Weekly Skies

Post-pandemic American Airlines will get travelers everywhere they need to go around the world, as it did before the crisis. But the carrier will do so more and more with the aid of its global partners — and loyalty program…

State of the Unions

In a blow to Republic Airways, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration last week rejected its request for a waiver of the 1,500-hour rule for new pilots. The regulator repeatedly shot down Republic's claims that training through its Lift Academy was…

Routes and Networks

Delta Air Lines has unveiled four new transatlantic routes as part of its summer 2023 schedule. The SkyTeam Alliance carrier will add Geneva to its map for the first time in 30 years with daily flights from New York JFK…

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American's Blended Travel Boom
Edward Russell

The "real revenue growth" at American Airlines is in blended trips, or travel that includes both business and personal aspects, Chief Commercial Officer Vasu Raja said at the Skift Global Forum earlier in September. Listen to Skift Founder and CEO...

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Issue No. 880

Orlando Magic

The third quarter is nearing its end, with demand still humming in most markets, excluding China and Japan. Better yet, fuel costs continue their downward march, albeit from extremely high levels this summer. West Texas Intermediate crude oil prices dropped…

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Issue No. 879

An India Comeback Story

United and Emirates working together? The once unthinkable is now true, though the partnership of the two unveiled last week is limited in scope, at least for now. More significant for United is the sustained strength in travel demand right…

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Issue No. 878

Autumn Strength

Fall? What fall? It still feels like summer for U.S. airlines, judging from comments by several carriers at an investor event last week. Peak, summer-like demand persists despite the change of seasons, as new financial guidance from United makes clear.…

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Issue No. 877

ITA Airways Spoils

European consolidation got a leg up last week, but not in the way many expected. Italian authorities named the offer from private equity firm Certares with Air France-KLM and Delta as their preferred bidder for ITA Airways instead of frontrunner…

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