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Issue No. 831

A Crisis Like No Other

Crises have wracked the airline industry almost since its inception. Wars, diseases, economic recessions and depressions, jet fuel price spikes — the list is almost endless and illustrates an industry almost uniquely prone to exogenous shocks. The Covid-19 pandemic started…

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Weekly Skies

The new strategic partnership between American Airlines and Gol checks some important boxes for the two carriers. American gets much deeper access to South America’s largest domestic market — Brazil — something that Chief Financial Officer Derek Kerr has said…

Landing Strip

The dreams of a new terminal west of Sepulveda Boulevard are finally coming true at Los Angeles International Airport. Operator Los Angeles World Airports is set to add Terminal 9, located across the boulevard from the airport's terminal horseshoe, at…

Routes and Networks

The Lufthansa Group’s budget arm Eurowings is making a play for the Swedish market as the competitive landscape continues to shift in Europe. The move realizes the German group’s long-held aim to capture a larger share of the Scandinavian market…

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Boeing's Forecast Shows Why This Crisis Is Unlike Others
Edward Russell

This week the Airline Weekly team chews over why Australia's competition regulator denied Qantas and Japan Airlines a joint venture. Will Fly Play buck the odds and make low-cost longhaul work? And, with gratuitous references to unicorns, Sasquatches, white whales,...

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Issue No. 831

A Crisis Like No Other

Crises have wracked the airline industry almost since its inception. Wars, diseases, economic recessions and depressions, jet fuel price spikes — the list is almost endless and illustrates an industry almost uniquely prone to exogenous shocks. The Covid-19 pandemic started…

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Issue No. 830

Hope for the Holidays

It was a good summer for airlines in many parts of the world, all things being relative. Leisure demand came back as people who had been locked down for months rushed to take long-delayed summer vacations. And think back just…

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Issue No. 829

Nascent Recovery Ushers In Era of Change

Welcome back! The airline industry is making its usual summer-to-fall transition in a very changed world. Leisure travel demand soared in many regions during the summer, as the pent-up demand all airline leaders predicted burst forth with people taking their…

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Issue No. 828

The 737 Max Is Back

After two fatal accidents, regulators around the world grounded the Boeing 737 Max for almost two years. When the FAA re-certified the aircraft, most Max operators allowed passengers to book away from the type. Media reports were awash with stories…

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