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Issue No. 819

Is Europe (Finally) on the Verge of Recovery?

Last summer, European airlines raced to restore capacity as the first wave of Covid-19 ebbed and Europeans flocked to beaches. Since then, the continent has struggled with a resurgent virus, the inevitable lockdowns and travel restrictions, and a slow vaccine…

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Weekly Skies

Gol is taking the first step in the expected wave of Brazilian airline consolidation, unveiling a 28 million reais ($5.6 million) deal for regional carrier Map Transportes Aéreos last week. The acquisition would strengthen Gol’s presence at slot-constrained São Paulo…

State of the Unions

A coalition of labor unions is calling on the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) to wait before giving its final approval to Breeze Airways, David Neeleman's new startup airline, because they allege its controversial flight attendant hiring plans could violate federal…

Fleet

Southwest Airlines has gone back to Boeing for more 737 Max jets ahead of its capacity recovering to 2019 levels later this summer.

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Boeing and Airbus End Their Trade Spat – For Now
Jason Clampet

The U.S. and the EU ended a 17-year-long spat over which side provided more illegal state aid and agreed to drop tariffs, which means chocolate, wine, and exercise equipment may get cheaper. Huh? Edward "Ned" Russell and Madhu Unnikrishnan get...

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Issue No. 819

Is Europe (Finally) on the Verge of Recovery?

Last summer, European airlines raced to restore capacity as the first wave of Covid-19 ebbed and Europeans flocked to beaches. Since then, the continent has struggled with a resurgent virus, the inevitable lockdowns and travel restrictions, and a slow vaccine…

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Issue No. 818

Could the Pandemic End Air Transport Liberalization?

Brian Pearce has been IATA's chief economist since 2004, and in that time he's seen his share of exogenous shocks to the industry: SARS, MERS, the global financial crisis, the historic spike in oil prices, and now Covid-19. The industry…

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Issue No. 817

A Summer of Opportunity

Memorial Day on May 31 symbolically kicked off summer in the U.S., when the entire country fires up their grills and gets ready to relax. And this Memorial Day looks a lot different than last year, when a devastating second…

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Issue No. 816

David Neeleman's Fifth Act

It's a new Breeze blowing into the U.S. market. (We couldn't resist the bad joke.) But in all seriousness, Breeze founder David Neeleman tells us this week why he's launching his fifth airline and how he thinks it will serve…

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