IAG raised €1.2 billion ($1.4 billion) in a senior unsecured bond issue last week. The debt was split between a €500 million series A with an interest rate of 2.75 percent due in 2025, and a €700 million series B...
How does a global super-connector handle the near absence of international travel? We asked Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer Thierry Antinori this very question, and he attributed the carrier's relative success to its fleet mix, its cargo capacity, and, above…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