Past Issues

United Under Attack: America’s Largest Airline Remains Troubled

Touting two new markets last week, United released a statement that, well, sounded like any other: “We look forward to giving travelers in Atlanta convenient access to this country’s best and broadest trans-Pacific network at United’s San Francisco hub, and...

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On the Virg of Crisis: Virgin Australia runs into trouble as a multitude of strategic shareholders vie for influence

In 2005, the government of struggling Samoa decided its taxpayers had more pressing needs than endless subsidies for state-owned Polynesian Airlines. So Samoa accepted an offer from a promising and profitable Australian low-cost carrier called Virgin Blue, which put up...

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