Issue No. 890

Slot Machine

Last week ended with West Texas Intermediate oil prices roughly at the $80 mark, a reasonably comfortable level for airlines. If the reason for cheaper oil, of course, is a slowing global economy, then the gains could be erased on...

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Issue No. 889

Dutch Dilemma

What do airlines and Taylor Swift have in common? Their tickets are exceedingly expensive right now.   High-priced tickets are good news for the airline industry, currently underpinned by strong demand and tight supply, even beyond the current holiday season....

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Issue No. 888

Frontier Confidence

Let’s describe current airline industry conditions in just four words: Demand great, supply constrained. Or perhaps you prefer: Revenues strong, costs rising. The point is, airlines around the world are filling their planes and collecting handsome fares. But they’re also...

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