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Issue No. 868

European Woes

We'd like to welcome Jay Shabat, one of Airline Weekly's founders, back to the team. Jay's historic and institutional knowledge of the industry, on top of his analytic and data skillsets, will build on the in-depth and authoritative reporting you…

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Weekly Skies

Late last week, FedEx reported financial results for the quarter ending in May and, for the second straight fiscal year, saw operating margins register at 7 percent, after adjusting for one-off accounting items. For just the May quarter, operating margin…

State of the Unions

Pilots at United Airlines are voting on a new labor accord approved by leaders at their union, the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA). The two-year agreement includes an up-to 14.5 percent pay increase, eight-weeks paid maternity leave, and other quality…

Routes and Networks

Dubuque, Iowa, Islip and Ithaca, N.Y., and Toledo, Ohio, all have the unfortunate distinction of being destinations American Airlines will exit on September 7. An airline spokesperson cited the pilot shortage for the decision, though the significantly higher operating costs…

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IATA Sees Pent-Up Profits
Edward Russell

Are profits on approach for airlines in 2023? Edward "Ned" Russell and Jay Shabat discuss IATA's updated outlook, and Director General Willie Walsh's comments at the annual general meeting in Doha. Also, SkyWest Airlines has a novel approach to expanding...

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Issue No. 868

European Woes

We'd like to welcome Jay Shabat, one of Airline Weekly's founders, back to the team. Jay's historic and institutional knowledge of the industry, on top of his analytic and data skillsets, will build on the in-depth and authoritative reporting you…

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Issue No. 867

Merger Machinations

The next chapter in Airline Weekly is beginning. We've changed, for the better along with the airlines we cover, during the pandemic. The next chapter begins with bidding adieu to editor Madhu Unnikrishnan. This is his last issue after more…

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Issue No. 866

Elbers Exits KLM

Two years ago, industry analysts warned that airlines without domestic markets would be the first in a wave of airline bankruptcies and liquidations — then thought likely — due to the standstill caused by the pandemic. The wave of bankruptcies never…

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Issue No. 865

Summertime, and the Fares Are Easy

Delta Air Lines became the latest in a long list of U.S. carriers to cut summer capacity. Now, almost all the U.S. majors and mid-tier airlines have cited some combination of staffing, air traffic control issues, weather, and aircraft availability…

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