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Issue No. 801

A Record for 'All the Wrong Reasons'

So here we are, financial results from the six largest U.S. airlines in hand. Those airlines lost a total of $43.8 billion last year. Or, put another way, that's just a few billion less than the amount the industry lost,…

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Issue No. 804

One if by Land, Two if by Sea, and Six if by Air

Paul Revere's midnight ride warned the residents of Boston that the British were coming. Now, it looks like the Americans are returning the favor, with United becoming the sixth airline to enter, or planning to enter, the market. Why this...

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Issue No. 803

A Tale of Two Airlines

Mexico was in the news last week, after a minor political scandal over a U.S. senator's ill-timed vacation. But it was in the news for us for a different reason: Aeromexico and Volaris both reported their earnings, and the two...

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Issue No. 802

Wall Street Hopes There’s No Country Like Sun Country

The last U.S. mainline carrier to go public was Virgin America in 2014, which, it is safe to say, was a different era. The airline industry then was riding high and would soon start posting record profits. We all know...

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