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Issue No. 864

Phoenix Rising

Few places boomed like Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, did during the pandemic. People from all over the country were lured by its wide-open spaces, warm climate, relatively lower-cost real estate, and strong economy as Covid-19 raged, especially as remote…

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Weekly Skies

Ryanair Group CEO Michael O'Leary thinks the UK brought its travel staffing issues on itself with an "inflexible" labor market since the country left the EU in 2020.

Fleet

The good news, according to AerCap CEO Aengus Kelly, is that demand for air travel is roaring back. The bad news is that supply chain woes could hamper the manufacturers' ability to deliver enough new aircraft on time.

Feature Story

One would think leading Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport out of the pandemic would be easy. The airport checks many of the boxes that have proven to be pluses in the recovery: An outdoor-oriented destination in a growing U.S. Sunbelt…

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The South American Spider Web
Madhu Unnikrishnan

Abra, the new holding company planned by Colombia's Avianca and Brazil's Gol, would knit together South America in what Copa CEO called a spider web (although he said he's not too concerned about it). In this week's episode, Edward "Ned"...

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Issue No. 864

Phoenix Rising

Few places boomed like Phoenix, the capital of Arizona, did during the pandemic. People from all over the country were lured by its wide-open spaces, warm climate, relatively lower-cost real estate, and strong economy as Covid-19 raged, especially as remote…

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Issue No. 863

South America's Tangled Web

An argument can be made that South America is a laboratory for airline industry innovation. This is due in part to more liberal ownership and control laws in the region than in many other parts of the world. About a…

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Issue No. 862

The Miami Boom

"Welcome to Miami, bienvenido a Miami," went the refrain of a popular song in the late 1990s. It might as well serve as Miami International Airport's anthem now. During the pandemic, Miami has emerged as one of the busiest international…

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Issue No. 861

Counting on 2023

The recovery was looking good until a laundry list of non-pandemic issues got in the way. With results in from almost every major U.S. airline, the outlook is both bright and dim: Profits are set to return at most in…

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