The Covid-19 Crisis
Is the world falling apart? It feels that way for airlines. Just a few short weeks ago, things were looking rather bright. As the new year began, prospects for travel demand appeared healthy in most parts of the world. Global...
The alarm bells are ringing across the global airline industry. A coronavirus crisis that first decimated China’s travel market is now spreading elsewhere. Not only are people across the globe becoming warier of getting on airplanes. International commerce is feeling…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