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Middle East Capacity Trends by Country

Source: Diio by Cirium — Jay Shabat

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Q4 U.S. Earnings Scoreboard… So Far

Six U.S. airlines have now reported their fourth quarter results. Here's how they rank. American, which is almost back to its 2019 levels of capacity, now leads the industry in total revenues. United and Delta are still about 9 percent...

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United’s State: What Are Its Busiest Hubs?

Newark now United's largest hub, boosted by aggressive transatlantic growth. California hubs in Los Angeles and San Francisco are struggling to regain their pre-pandemic clout given tech recession and Asia's delayed reopening. — Jay Shabat

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Aircraft In Service at the U.S. Big Three

Source: Fleets Analyzer by Cirium — Jay Shabat

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Air Service Recovery to Select European Markets

The number of flights to Greece grew from 2019 to 2022, but most countries have yet to fully recover. Source: Eurocontrol — Jay Shabat

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The World’s 100 Busiest Airports Next Quarter

Atlanta is still the world's busiest airport by seats, followed by Dubai, in the first quarter of 2023. In terms of growth compared to 2019, note the Superstar ABCs : Austin, Bogotá, Cancun, and Cairo. On the other side of...

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Which Airlines Are More Profitable Now Than Before the Pandemic

Philippine Airlines, perennially troubled, lifted by pandemic-era cargo boom. Bankruptcy restructuring and flights filled with overseas Filipino workers also help explain the turnaround. As you can see, 15 airlines on this list showed improvement from prior to the crisis. Most...

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Q3 Earnings Scoreboard

Airlines are ranked by operating margins for the July-to-September 2022 period, or calendar third quarter, excluding special accounting items. Pegasus, a low-cost carrier in Turkey, was turbocharged by booming inbound tourism and access to Russian traffic now off limits to...

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Air France and KLM Operating Margins

As you can see from the chart below, KLM consistently outperforms Air France, largely thanks to its lower cost base, but both airlines have excellent route networks made stronger by working together. Source: Airline Weekly analysis of company reports —...

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Frontier’s Busiest Airports

Frontier's busiest airports ranked by seats scheduled in the fourth quarter, according to Diio by Cirium schedules. Note that in the first quarter (January to March), Florida markets move up in importance; Orlando in fact will surpass Denver. A few...

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Capacity Trends at Europe’s Big 3 and Turkish

All data compares the fourth quarter of 2022 to the same period in 2019. Source: Diio by Cirium — Jay Shabat

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U.S. Third Quarter Highlights

Source: Airline Weekly analysis of company reports — Jay Shabat

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