The 2020s: The Decade Ahead
In the year 2030, Alitalia will be the greatest airline on earth. Just kidding. But would you have laughed any less 15 years ago at the notion that Delta would become the powerhouse it is today? Or that Ireland’s Aer...
Fasten your seatbelts. Fourth quarter earnings season starts this week, covering the period from October through December. As usual, Delta goes first, sure to unveil another strong set of results. One reason for the airline’s success: All the new technology…Read The Issue
It’s a triple tailwind for airlines. Demand has rarely been this good. Supply is greatly constrained. And fuel prices are down sharply (about 40 percent!) from a year ago. Sure enough, many airlines will be celebrating when the industry meets...Read More
It was a week of disappointment for American and JetBlue, who spent the time digesting the ramifications of a judicial order to end their northeast alliance. By all accounts, it was working well for both carriers. American did downplay the...Read More
We’ve now reached the point where most major airlines have published their first-quarter results. Singapore Airlines was among the carriers reporting last week, joining several other East Asian airlines near the top of the worldwide margin rankings. Its excellent 16...Read More