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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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Weekly Skies

The future of Spirit Airlines continued to play out like a soap opera last week. JetBlue Airways improved its offer for the discounter on June 6 that prompted Spirit to delay a key vote a day later, and the week…

Routes and Networks

United Airlines is leaning into its new partnership with Virgin Australia. The U.S. carrier will land in Virgin's Brisbane base with thrice-weekly flights on a Boeing 787-9 from San Francisco on October 28, a route that is also its first…

Sky Money

The Danish government has agreed to convert the aid it lent SAS during the pandemic into equity, as well as potentially investing new equity in the airline, as part of the airline's restructuring. Key to that, however, is the carrier…

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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. 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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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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