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Issue No. 874

Lufthansa's Urge to Merge

The second quarter earnings results keep rolling in, depicting an airline industry enjoying a resurgence in demand, but also a shortage of supply, especially of people and planes.

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Weekly Skies

Round of applause for Korea’s largest airline. Thanks to one of the industry’s largest air cargo operations, Korean Air sailed through the pandemic with consistent operating profits. Last quarter, with cargo still booming amid bottlenecked global supply chains, the airline…

Fleet

Boeing resumed deliveries of its flagship widebody, the 787, on August 10. American Airlines took the first delivery in more than a year, a 787-8 with registration N880BJ. The American aircraft was one of 11 787s that were originally due…

Routes and Networks

Avianca plans to add six new routes as it continues to expand point-to-point flights across its map. The Star Alliance airline is seeking approval from Colombia's civil aviation regulator to add daily flights between: Cartagena and Santiago, Chile, and São…

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Southwest's Airports Czar
Edward Russell

Meet Steve Sisneros, the airport czar at Southwest Airlines. As vice president of airport affairs, he oversees current and future real estate at the carrier's 121 airports. Edward Russell and Sisneros chat about Southwest's new facilities in Denver and Phoenix,...

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Issue No. 874

Lufthansa's Urge to Merge

The second quarter earnings results keep rolling in, depicting an airline industry enjoying a resurgence in demand, but also a shortage of supply, especially of people and planes.

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Issue No. 873

Inside the JetBlue-Spirit Union

With many airlines having now reported their second quarter results, some clear trends are emerging. Most importantly, travel is back in a big way in all but a few markets, like China. On the other hand, high fuel prices are…

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Issue No. 872

Airshow Shopping

There’s life in the airline industry again. For the first time since the onset of Covid, the aviation world gathered near London for the Farnborough Air Show. Delta grabbed the spotlight with a blockbuster order for Boeing’s 737-10, not to…

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Issue No. 871

Back To Black

Second quarter earnings season is underway, ushered in with solid performance from Delta. The Atlanta-based giant earned a double-digit operating margin for the spring quarter, a welcome lift from its loss-splattered results during two years of pandemic misery. Delta is…

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