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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. 879

An India Comeback Story

United and Emirates working together? The once unthinkable is now true, though the partnership of the two unveiled last week is limited in scope, at least for now. More significant for United is the sustained strength in travel demand right...

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Issue No. 878

Autumn Strength

Fall? What fall? It still feels like summer for U.S. airlines, judging from comments by several carriers at an investor event last week. Peak, summer-like demand persists despite the change of seasons, as new financial guidance from United makes clear....

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Issue No. 877

ITA Airways Spoils

European consolidation got a leg up last week, but not in the way many expected. Italian authorities named the offer from private equity firm Certares with Air France-KLM and Delta as their preferred bidder for ITA Airways instead of frontrunner...

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