Mondays With Skift Airline Weekly, May 4, 2020

This week Skift Aviation Business Editor Brian Sumers joined the conversation to discuss this season's difficult earnings and why this quarter is the best many airlines can hope for this year. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UdjWpZ_FF68

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How Much Money Are Airlines Losing Now?

This week Skift Airline Weekly editor Madhu Unnikrishnan was joined by Skift Aviation Business Editor Brian Sumers to discuss first quarter earnings -- and why they are likely the best numbers airlines will see for all of 2020.

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The Threat to Virgin Australia

Skift Airline Weekly's Jay Shabat and Madhu Unnikrishnan discuss the April 26 issue, paying special attention to Virgin Australia's unique challenges.

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Mondays With Skift Airline Weekly, April 27, 2020

This week the Skift Airline Weekly team discussed Virgin Australia's potential demise as well as how other airlines are weathering the coronavirus fallout. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_i8F9gEEQ4M

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Airlines in the Time of Covid-19: We Answered Your Questions

You asked questions. We have answers. Thank you for submitting questions after the replay of our webinar, "Airlines in the Time of Covid-19." You can listen to the extended Q&A below. If you missed the webinar, you can...

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Webinar: Airlines in the Time of Covid-19

How prepared were the world's airlines for a pandemic? They drill for safety and health protocols, but nothing in the industry's history could have prepared it financially for the Covid-19 pandemic. Unlike the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks or the SARS...

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Qatar’s Bet on Air Italy Fails

Qatar Airways took a page from Etihad's book and invested in a European carrier. This elicited howls from the major U.S. airlines. They claimed this move was nothing more than a Trojan Horse strategy for Qatar to operate fifth-freedom flights...

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The Sabre-Farelogix Antitrust Lawsuit

A federal court is wading into the arcana of airline distribution. It's assessing whether there are antitrust issues with travel tech company Sabre's proposed acquisition of Farelogix. But what exactly is the deal? And why does the government have concerns?...

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French Bee Wants to Succeed Where Others Have Failed

French Bee President Marc Rochet is confident the airline's upcoming Newark-Orly flights will be successful, because the key to the airline's wins so far is its simplicity, he said. But will it work? Rochet said simplicity — in fleet, in...

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Introducing the New Skift Airline Weekly

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GkyKquehhks Since Skift Airline Weekly's launch in 2004, we've delivered the best weekly news and analysis about the airline industry. Over the past 15 years both the airline and the media industries have changed dramatically, so in order to better...

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Do Secondary Airports in L.A. and San Francisco Work?

Just what is going on in California? JetBlue is drawing down at Long Beach and dropping Oakland altogether, while United is adding flights to small California cities. Can any airline make a go of the Los Angeles Basin's secondary airports?...

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Interview: Singapore Airlines CEO

Singapore Airlines CEO Goh Choon Phong said he envies American Airlines CEO Doug Parker for the scale and potential for profitability that U.S. carriers have from a large domestic market. Parker, the chief of the U.S.’s largest carrier, once famously...

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