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Elevating the In-Flight Experience Through Innovation

In the ever-evolving landscape of the airline industry, the transition from ...

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Taylor Swift: Singapore’s Love Story

For Singapore based Swifties last month their wildest dreams came true. With ...

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Middle East LCCs Focus East to Expand European Networks

Overall airline capacity between the Middle East and Europe, traditionally a ...

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Three Tech Innovations Set to Transform the Passenger Experience and Operational Efficiency

Welcome back to our Airline-Tech Innovation Radar, highlighting the latest ...

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Why Is Average Flight Capacity Increasing at Its Fastest Rate Ever?

Things change slowly in the aviation industry and it’s very rare to see a “step ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: February 2024

The global Skift Travel Health Index now benchmarks year-on-year, since 2023 ...

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Thailand Aims High in 2024 - But Can It Make It?

In 2024, Thailand is aiming for 40 million international arrivals, which would ...

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Spring Capacity Points to a Full Travel Recovery

It’s finally over. The IATA Winter Season has just a few more days to run and ...

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Airline Data Analytics: The Evolving Role of Analysis and New Data

According to recent research the global aviation analytics market is ...

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Unlocking Full Potential: Elevating the Flight Booking Experience

In our ongoing exploration of innovation in the airline sector, we've ...

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Top 10: Europe's Busiest Airports

Updated 8th March 2024. OAG's monthly aviation data highlights the global ...

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Spain’s Hollow Domestic Flight Change: Regulatory Interference Highlights How Well Airlines Self-Regulate

Spain’s announcement of plans to switch domestic flights to rail services is ...

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Four Groundbreaking Innovations Transforming the Airline Industry This Month

Welcome to the first edition of the Airline-Tech Innovation Radar, where we ...

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A Shift in Power to Aircraft Lessors

This blog takes a closer look at the those issues and challenges raised in ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: January 2024

The global Skift Travel Health Index now benchmarks year-on-year, since 2023 ...

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Infographic: The Busiest Airports in the US

Which are the busiest airports in the US? We’ve taken a look at airline ...

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Infographic: China's Biggest Airlines

Each month, we track the Chinese aviation market including the busiest ...

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How Will Travel Technology Facilitate 2024’s Travel Trends?

Why do we travel? According to Booking.com’s research, in 2024 it’s not just ...

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New Innovation Tracker: Unveiling the OAG Airline-Tech Innovation Radar

The landscape of innovation in the airline context is ever-evolving. That’s why ...

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China Outbound: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Travel from China

Globally, airline capacity is back to pre-pandemic levels. Despite January 2024 ...

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Are Ryanair Proving That Domestic Services Can Work?

This week Ryanair released their Q3 financial results, and it was my turn for ...

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Just Launched: Passenger Booking Data in the Cloud

Critical to conducting market trend analysis and forecasting future demand, ...

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INFOGRAPHIC: Exploring the Current State of the Middle East & North Africa Aviation Industry

This infographic provides an overview of airline capacity in the Middle East ...

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Have January's Cancellation Rates Dashed US Airlines' Hopes for the New Year?

Every airline and airport operations director starts the new year full of hope ...

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Turkish Airlines Adds Another Country to Their Network

An airline’s key marketing message is frequently built around the products ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: December 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index has reached 102 points in December 2023. ...

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Innovative Airline Operations: Baggage Management

As the aviation industry continues its trajectory towards a future enriched ...

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Boeing’s New Year Wishes Blown Away Already

Every year Boeing’s executives hope that the next year will be better than the ...

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The Top 10 Aviation Industry Stories of 2023, Told By The Numbers

What mattered most to aviation industry professionals last year? Since we at ...

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Major Trends & Technology Etiquette for Travel in 2024

The landscape of travel technology is evolving rapidly, bringing forth a myriad ...

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Navigating the Future of Air Travel: Insights for 2024

In the ever-evolving realm of air travel, the coming year holds a multitude of ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: November 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index has reached 105 points in November 2023. ...

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Vietnam’s Domestic Aviation Recalibrates As Plans For Overall Growth Continue

Vietnam’s aviation market, along with that of Indonesia, has always been seen ...

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Air Travel Statistics 2023

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Edinburgh Airport: January Sales Arrive Early

It’s been rumoured for quite some time, but as an early seasonal present to the ...

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Travel Technology Highlights of 2023

2023 marked a seismic shift in travel– it’s been a year of ground-breaking ...

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The First and Last Flights of the Year

Aviation never rests, there are always scheduled services in the sky carrying ...

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Innovative Airline Operations: Flight Planning

As the aviation industry propels into a future marked by rapid technological ...

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Where Is Santa In December? His Secret Hideaway Is Hidden In The Flight Data

Data always points you in the way of valuable insights, and as the year comes ...

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Aviation Leaders Discuss 2024 Challenges

Against the backdrop of the Dubai Air Show and COP28, the aviation industry’s ...

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The New Technology Assisting Seasonal Travel

With November comes the holiday season, colder weather, and a busy time in the ...

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A Marginal Improvement In Thanksgiving Punctuality Is An Achievement To Celebrate

As the dust settles on the latest seasonal holiday and attention switches to ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: October 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index has dipped a little, to 103 points for ...

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LCCs' Domestic Capacity Share Grows in the US

At times, change can occur gradually, slowly evolving over time. It often ...

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How does this year's winter airline capacity compare to 2022?

One month into IATA’s winter season, we’ve taken a look at airline capacity ...

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On-Time Performance On The Up In North America

According to our latest data, on-time performance (OTP) in North America has ...

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Peaks and Lows in Thanksgiving Demand Cause Operational Challenges for US Airlines

The next week will see US Airlines come under tremendous pressure as the rush ...

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Innovative Airline Operations: The Turnaround

As the aviation sector continues its forward momentum, the transformative ...

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China’s Domestic Market: Holidaying at Home

While destinations and tourism authorities around the world await the return of ...

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Infographic: Southeast Asia Relies on India & China for Tourism Comeback

As the tourism industry in Southeast Asia reboots post-pandemic, one country ...

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What Can We Learn From These New 2023 Travel Technology Studies?

As the jack-o'-lanterns are extinguished, and the costumes put away, the realm ...

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Southeast Asia Looks to India for Tourism Reboot

Leaders throughout Southeast Asia have made it a priority to attract more ...

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Tracking the Evolution of airlines: 2019-2023

In 2019, 256 new airlines entered the industry (listing scheduled capacity for ...

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PASSENGER BOOKING DATA: AN INSIDER'S GUIDE

‘Mind the traffic!’: a phrase often associated with car journeys, but equally ...

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Infographic: Exploring Airport Megahubs

OAG's 2023 Megahbus Index lists the world's most connected airports. In this ...

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Expedia’s Annual Air Travel Hacks Report: 2024 Tips on Stress-Saving Strategies and Best Times to Book and Fly

Expedia has released its annual Air Travel Hacks Report, which is packed with ...

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The World's Smallest Aviation Markets

In the global aviation market, we often talk about the largest, the longest and ...

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Infographic: The Busiest Airports In The World, October 2023

The IATA summer schedule draws to a close toward the end of this month, so ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: September 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index stands at a new record high of 106 points ...

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The Technology Helping Maximize Travel Satisfaction

Last month offered a variety of technological innovations throughout the travel ...

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How Punctual Were The World’s Largest Airlines and Airports in September 2023?

Worldwide, the most punctual airport in September 2023 was Baoshan Airport ...

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China Still Holding the Cards for Asia’s Tourism Recovery

Asia’s international air capacity recovery has largely been a mixed bag due to ...

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Mediterranean Travel Hotspots

The Mediterranean is undoubtedly one of Europe’s most popular tourist ...

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Europe: The Frustrations of a Hub Airport

Commercial aviation is dominated by a series of hub airports where passengers ...

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Competition In The Middle East Intensifies As Saudi Arabia Works Toward Vision 2030

In May 2023, the World Tourism Organization (WTO) revealed that Saudi Arabia ...

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SSIM Data: An Insider's Guide

SSIMs are the grease that oils the wheels of the airline industry, created in ...

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Australia: When a Fair Share Isn’t Quite Fair!

Aviation is a regulated industry, and however much we like to think otherwise, ...

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Embracing the Tech Future of the Airline Business In Three Charts

The world of aviation has always been about movement, connection, and ...

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The Airline Tech Transition: A Journey Towards “Travel Done Right”

As we usher in a new era of technological advancements, the airline industry is ...

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Airports Climbing Megahubs Ranks Indicate Areas of Industry Growth

Friday 11th August 2023 was the busiest day for global aviation over the past ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: August 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 103 points for August 2023. Keep ...

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Low-Cost Carriers In The Aviation Industry: What Are They?

Low-cost carriers (LCCs) are responsible for a third of the world’s scheduled ...

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France’s Enduring Popularity As A Travel Destination

Before the pandemic disrupted the global tourism market, France was the most ...

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The Travel Technologies Emerging From This Summer

Welcome to our recap of the top travel technology news from August 2023. As ...

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Africa: When the Crossroads Get Closed

We’ve all been there, you are in a rush to get somewhere and suddenly hit a ...

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China’s International Travel Recovery Continues: Slow and Steady

Every month we track the travel recovery in China, in this analysis we explore ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: July 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 102 points for July 2023. Keep reading ...

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Capacity Discipline In The US Market Relaxes

One of the notable features of the market post pandemic has been the high ...

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Volaris Records Highest On-Time Performance In July 2023, North America Improving

In July 2023, a Mexican carrier has topped OAG’s on-time performance (OTP) ...

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Flight Status Data: An Insider's Guide

Every day, millions of flights, cancellations, and flight status changes are ...

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The Travel Technology Shaping The Future Of The Industry

Welcome to our recap of the top travel technology news from the past month. ...

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Matching Supply to Demand: The Art of Successful Management

It’s a very simple equation, match supply to demand or indeed keep supply a ...

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A Productive Q2 2023 For The Airline Industry: Interpreting The Data

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Maximizing Flexibility: The Innovative Transformation of Airline Payments

This marks the sixth and final article in our content series exploring the ...

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European Markets, Home and Away: Italy Stands Apart

In the vision set out by the European Union (EU) in the late 1990s when the ...

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Aviation Infographics of the Month: July 2023

Powered by OAG's world-beating aviation data, these infographics give an ...

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Which Are The Most Popular Travel Destinations For American Travelers This Summer?

This summer, international travel is firmly back on the agenda for Americans, ...

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Customer Q&A: Longtail Combines Data Sets to Maximize Airline Revenue

Longtail's innovative platform combines extensive amounts of data with its ...

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Are Travel Codes About To Get More Complex?

In the good old days of travel, when flights departed on time and there were no ...

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Exploring The World's 10 Longest Non-Stop Airline Routes

The world’s first commercial flight took off from St Petersburg, Florida on ...

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Ryanair Adds 28% More Seats Vs July 2019, Busiest Day For Capacity Set For 10th August

The pandemic made airlines constantly reevaluate and pivot their strategies, ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: June 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 104 points in June 2023. Here we're ...

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Peak Summer Airline Capacity but Mind the Gaps!

As the summer season reaches its peak over the next few weeks it seems that the ...

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Minimum Connection Times (MCTs): An Insider's Guide

Behind the scenes there are many operations in place to ensure smooth and ...

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Italy's Long-Haul Market Grows Despite ITA's Slimmed Down Network

Post-pandemic, new dynamics have been at play in the Italian long-haul market ...

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Transformative Technologies To Make Summer Travel Smoother

As the summer season reaches its peak, the travel industry is abuzz with ...

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Reshaping Airline Journeys: The Unfolding Saga of Virtual Interlining

This is the fifth article in our series decoding the fundamental technology ...

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US Travel Disruption: Lucky Escape for Some, but Not United Airlines and JetBlue

The last few weeks have created a perfect summer storm for the US majors as a ...

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Unveiling Generational Dynamics: Exploring Airline Loyalty and On-Time Performance

In the ever-evolving travel landscape, the relationship between airline loyalty ...

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China: The Return of European Travel

Every month we track the travel recovery in China. As the recovery is now ...

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Aviation Infographics of the Month: June 2023

June's infographics, will help you to visualize how alliances' market share ...

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The Biggest Airlines in The US

Which are the biggest airlines in the US this month? Using our Schedules ...

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An Unforgettable Week in Paris

An iconic destination and hot weather - it must be the week of the Paris Air ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: May 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 100 points in May 2023. Here we're ...

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The Italian Job: Lufthansa’s Investment in ITA Airways

Regulatory approval for the recently announced Deutsche Lufthansa stake in ...

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Spotlight on Singapore Airlines' Network: Strong Results Despite Challenges in Key Markets

In South East Asia, Singapore’s Changi Airport experienced the highest ...

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Unlocking Efficiency and Security: This Month’s Innovations in Travel Tech

The world is in the midst of an AI revolution—one that’s just as disruptive as ...

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Transatlantic Bounce Back Becomes a Boing!

Western Europe to the United States of America was one of the first long-haul ...

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Standing Out From the Cloud With Flight Info Direct: Q&A With Ross Paterson

Flight Info Direct is a highly configurable aviation data platform - powered by ...

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Shaping Airline Retail: The Unstoppable Rise of Ancillaries

This is the fourth article in our series decoding the fundamental technology ...

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Unstoppable LCCs  - Growth Indicates A New Norm

Low-cost carriers (LCCs) now make up almost a third of global airline capacity; ...

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Spotlight on Türkiye: Top Airlines, Destinations & Markets

Despite recent challenges, Türkiye has much to offer as a destination, and a ...

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Türkiye: Tourism Set To Boom In The Face Of Adversity

The challenges that Türkiye faced following the catastrophic earthquake in the ...

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Aviation Infographics of the Month: May 2023

This month, our infographics, powered by OAG’s up-to-the-minute data, include ...

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French Short-haul Flight ‘Ban’ Follows Already Established Trend

The law of unintended consequences seems to impact the airline industry more ...

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How Are US Airlines Adjusting Flight Times on the Busiest Domestic Routes?

For the past two summers airlines were pressured to build their schedules back ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: April 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 101 points in April 2023. Here we're ...

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Defining Late: On-Time Performance in the Aviation Industry

What is On-Time Performance? On-Time Performance (OTP) is a widely accepted ...

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State of Play: Where Next For Airline Alliances And Partnerships?

What Was the Pandemic's Impact on Airline Alliances? Airline alliances and ...

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The Changing Picture of Long-Haul Travel

It seems like the pandemic is finally behind us and that aviation is returning ...

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CIO Spotlight: Nick Dearden

In this in-depth spotlight with IDG Connect, Nick Dearden, our CIO since 2019, ...

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Top 10: Busiest International Airports in May 2023

Airports in the Middle East have gained in popularity since before the ...

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What Are Airport Hubs and What Is Their Significance in the Travel Industry Today?

In this article, we explore the fundamental aspects of airport hubs and their ...

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The New Distribution Capability (NDC) Journey: Redefining Airline Commerce

This is the third article in our series decoding the fundamental technology ...

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Transatlantic Air Race for the Coronation - How Flying Has Changed Since the 1950s

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953 prompted a transatlantic airplane ...

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Q&A: TripAI Adopt OAG Flight Data to Tackle Emissions

TripAI's platform uses algorithms and AI to predict fuel burn and emissions ...

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Aviation Infographics of the Month: April 2023

Using up-to-the-minute OAG aviation data, we're able to bring our readers fresh ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: March 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 97 points in March 2023. Here we're ...

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Evolving Travel Tech for an Evolving World

Our world is in a constant state of evolution, with technological advancements ...

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Infographic: Which South East Asian Country Has Most Airline Capacity?

This month we're using OAG's Schedules Analyser data to shine a spotlight on ...

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Formula One Science in Aircraft Turnarounds

Every Second (or Minute) Literally Counts Two point one seconds, the fastest ...

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Spring Break Travel: Data Comparison

Travelers aren’t the only ones flying close to the sun this spring. The spring ...

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The Evolution of Airline Revenue Management: The Impact of Emerging Technologies

This is the second article in our series decoding the fundamental technology ...

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Airline Infographics of the Month: March 2023

OAG's data provides up-to-the-minute insight into diverse areas of the aviation ...

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Central Asia’s Rapid Travel Recovery

When you have the whole world to look at - and masses of data at your ...

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Hong Kong Travel Recovery: Airlines Back in Business

Hong Kong fully removed its strict border restrictions on 13th December 2022, ...

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The World’s Most Heavily Used Aircraft Types - Answering The Big ASK

It appears that people are obsessed with measuring airlines. From the quality ...

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Competitive Advantage: JetBlue's Strategic Moves on the Transatlantic

Despite being no newcomer to the transatlantic market, JetBlue is taking steps ...

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Surviving Turbulence: Uncertain Times for Regional Jets in the Aviation Industry

The aviation industry has faced ongoing pressures over the last 3 years, and ...

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Top 10: Busiest International Flight Routes In March 2023

Our flight data provides insight into popular destinations for work and ...

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Top 10: Busiest Domestic Airline Routes in China This Month

Beijing-Shanghai (PEK-SHA) is the busiest domestic airline route in China this ...

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African Aviation – Another Set of Crossroads

The World Cup is now a distant memory, and the success of Morocco was a great ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: February 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 93 points (+4 pp MoM). Discover the ...

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Stretching Non-Stop Flights to the Limit

Attention is already turning to next year for the people working on Project ...

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New Travel Tech for Airlines, Airports and Travel Agents

ChatGPT isn’t the only technology that made headlines last month. From ...

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From Old to New: The System Transition in the Airline Industry

This article is the first in a series of monthly posts decoding the fundamental ...

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Pilot Shortages Likely to Frustrate Airline Growth and Travelers Will Pay the Price in Airfares

Every day we seem to hear of shortages: tomatoes, electricity, micro-chips, and ...

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Will IAG TAP Into a New Opportunity?

In this article, John Grant discusses the possible sale of ITA Airways and the ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: January 2023

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 89 points (+4 pp MoM) for the first ...

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Bonza: A Much-Needed Boost for Australia’s Domestic Market or Bound to Fail?

In the years before the pandemic Australia’s domestic aviation market had ...

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Airline Infographics Of The Month: February 2023

OAG's aviation data is updated in real-time, which means we can share ...

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February's Busiest Airline Routes Dominated by Asia Pacific and Middle East

OAG's monthly aviation data highlights the global markets that are recovering ...

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The Clue Is in the Name for Virgin Atlantic’s Route Network Strategy

The Virgin brand has always been different, a global phenomenon full of amazing ...

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The Worth of Heathrow’s Slots: Europe’s Most Valuable Airport Highlights Market Recovery

There are some established indicators of how confident the airline industry is ...

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Flight Status Alerts: An All-New View of Immediate Flight Changes

In 2022, we processed 1,156,122,591 flight status updates - that’s around 40 ...

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Travel-To-Disconnect: OTAs Embracing the New Order of Sustainable and Off-Grid Travel

Decision-makers in Travel Tech are currently contemplating which trends will ...

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5 Travel Technologies You'll Hear More About in 2023

The new year has only just started, but news of innovation in travel technology ...

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Competition Hotting Up In Scandinavia: A Closer Look At The Aviation Market

It feels apt to be writing this blog from the air above Scandinavia, as I ...

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EasyJet Rebuilds: Better Than Expected Results Raise Wider Industry Optimism

It’s not been an easy recovery for easyJet. While the market recovery in Europe ...

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Air India Tidies Up in London

London Gatwick Benefits With New Services India is hot, to state the obvious, ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: December 2022

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 86 points (+5 pp MoM) for December ...

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How Will NFTs Be Used in the Travel Industry?

Online assets known as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) - unique, digital objects ...

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China’s International Reopening: More of a Slow Burner Than a Game Changer

The news that China removed quarantine requirements for inbound travelers and ...

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Scaling Information Services

Jim Dyer, Chief Commercial Officer of OAG recently led a group of experts ...

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Punctuality League 2023: The Story Behind the Data

Just one year ago the aviation industry was in a very different position from ...

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New Year, New Hope, Despite Challenges Ahead in 2023

A new year is here and hopefully the travel recovery will continue through the ...

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5 Travel Tech Trends Set To Disrupt The Industry

We’ve come to the close of another year in travel technology news. Each year, ...

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Japan's Airports and Covid-19's Continued Impact on International Travel | Part 3 of 3

Like many Asian countries, Japan has been experiencing a twin-track air ...

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Will Japan Achieve Its Inbound Tourism Targets? | Part 2 of 3

Japan finally lifting its stringent travel restrictions on 11th October 2022 ...

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An Overview of Airline Capacity as the Travel Recovery Continues

This week we are going to take a look at total airline capacity across the ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: November 2022 Highlights

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 81 points (-3 pp MoM) for November ...

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China Air Travel - 2022, A Year of Volatility

2022 has been another year of ups and downs for Chinese aviation, at least in ...

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Airports See a Ten-Fold Increase in Flight Cancellations as Snow Hits Europe

China is back! Well at least for this week, which highlights how quickly ...

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Japan’s Airlines – What Does the Future Hold? | Part 1 of 3

What does the future hold for Japan’s airlines? This is the first in a series ...

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Airline Alliances…Time To Change Partners?

There has never been a period of such capacity change as we have seen during ...

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Seat Capacity Set to Finish 31% Up on 2021 & France's Short-Haul Own Goal Gives Hope to England

Judging by the way that airlines are moving capacity up and down over the next ...

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5 Travel Technology Trends to Watch for Seamless & Sustainable Travel

Travel providers are constantly analyzing their tech investments to best align ...

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US Airlines Deliver a Punctual Thanksgiving for Travelers

Airline Capacity Rises Above 90 Million Again Global airline capacity has once ...

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Airline Profits: The Upside of Capacity Constraints

This week global scheduled airline capacity – that is, the number of seats ...

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US Airlines Cut One Million Seats for Thanksgiving

The dizzy heights of summer when global capacity was over 100 million seats a ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: October 2022 Highlights

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 84 points (-2 pp MoM) for October 2022. ...

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API Access Accelerated: OAG Joins the RapidAPI Marketplace

Working alongside developers to provide them with customizable access to our ...

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The Hospitality Technology Powering the Industry's Recovery

The recovery across the travel industry is gaining steam, and hotels are ...

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How Are Low-Cost Airlines Shaping the Future at the Largest Airports in the US?

In the United States, changes to how we fly, which airlines we choose, and how ...

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Keep it Quiet...Has the Airline Industry Finally Stabilised?

It may seem like a quiet period for the aviation industry with global airline ...

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5 Travel Tech Innovations Harnessing the Travel Comeback

The world of travel technology continues to show no signs of slowing down as we ...

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Spotlight on Airline Tech Innovators

From booking, luggage, boarding to all the on-flight operations in between, ...

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North America Full Travel Recovery Within Touching Distance

Returning to work after a two-week holiday and it’s good to know that at least ...

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COP27 and the Path to Net Zero in Aviation

During November world leaders, and a multitude of others drawn from ...

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Thinking Big: Vision 2030 and the Future of Aviation in Saudi Arabia

If you’ve not heard about Vision 2030 it won’t be long before you do. Vision ...

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Cautious Optimism as Airlines Approach the Challenging Winter Season

So here we are, it’s officially the winter season, although the temperatures in ...

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Middle East Hubs: The Rise of Low Cost and the Importance of the Indian Subcontinent

With Qatar soon to host the FIFA World Cup, the big three Middle Eastern hubs, ...

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Winter Season Beckons: How Is Airline Capacity Shaping Up?

The winter season is nearly upon us and we are doing our best to shake off the ...

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Expedia’s Annual Air Travel Hacks Report: 2023 Key Takeaways for Travelers

Expedia has released its annual Air Travel Hacks Report, which provides ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: September 2022 Highlights

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 86 points (+0 pp MoM) for September ...

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Tokyo’s Airports: Is Haneda Out-Recovering Narita?

Tokyo’s two airports, Narita and Haneda, have been vying for international ...

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2022 Scheduled Airline Capacity Predicted to Reach 87% of 2019 Level

As the second quarter financial results for airlines begin to be finalised, for ...

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Chinese Airline Capacity Bounces Back ... The Rest of the World Enjoys a Week of Stability

Global airline capacity has bounced back as a combination of both lockdowns in ...

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5 Travel Tech Trends to Watch: Accessible Travel, Health Protocols, Delay Offerings and More...

October is here, and before the world dives into fall, we’re taking a look back ...

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Unique Opportunities for Airlines and Airports Ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup

And the World Cup Winner 2022 is...Dubai! The final pre-tournament matches have ...

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Central Asia Outperforms Its Pre-Pandemic Levels

Global airline capacity continues its steady descent, having passed back ...

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How Can Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) Work Towards a More Sustainable Travel Future? | Part 3 of 3

This is the third and final post in our article series exploring how the ...

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A Good News Week In Asia As More Markets Open... But Cancellation Rates for Some Are Edging Up

Three pieces of good news broke in Asia last week that, although not providing ...

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US Airports Dominate International Connectivity... For Now

After the hiatus of the past couple of years, OAG Megahubs is back! In a marked ...

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A Quiet Reflective Week of Capacity Changes - Aviation Boost in North East Asia as Japan Reopens

The latest reopening of some commercial centres in China has resulted in a ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: August 2022 Highlights

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 85 points (+1 pp MoM) for August 2022. ...

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How Can Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) Work Towards a More Sustainable Travel Future? | Part 2 of 3

This is the second post in our three-part series exploring how the world’s ...

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Making Waves: Cruise Technology and Digitization for Post-Pandemic Passenger Experience

As travelers return to the skies with regained confidence, the cruise industry ...

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Which South East Asia Hub Airport Has the Edge?

Here we take a deep dive into the travel recovery at three rival hub airports ...

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How Can Online Travel Agencies (OTAs) Work Towards a More Sustainable Travel Future? | Part 1 of 3

This is our first post in a series of three articles delving deeper into how ...

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Recovery in Most Regions Continues, Airline Capacity Below 100 Million Due to Latest Lockdown in China

After the summer season of 100 million seats plus a week, global airline ...

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5 Travel Tech Trends to Watch: Digital Passports, Corporate Travel Tech, Digital Fare Pricing and More...

A summer filled with long-awaited vacations (and unexpected flight ...

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British Airways Remove Half a Million Seats from Q4

Is This the Last Week of 100 Million Weekly Scheduled Seats? Although global ...

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Airlines Increasingly Cautious About Winter Season

Another week of more than 102 million scheduled seats makes this the eighth ...

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Ryanair Leads the Way Among Europe's Top Three Low-Cost Carriers

Ryanair is now the fifth largest airline in the world (in terms of capacity) ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: July 2022 Highlights

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 84 points (-2 pp MoM) for July 2022. ...

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Western Europe Becomes Largest Regional Market

There are some interesting movements in the weekly capacity update from OAG, ...

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Network Synergy for JetBlue and Spirit Airlines

JetBlue has finally reached a deal to buy Spirit Airlines after months of “will ...

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5 Travel Tech Trends To Watch: Augmented Reality, Digital Identity, Blockchain and More

Temperatures weren’t the only thing on the rise in July. Prices on everything ...

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UK Cancellation Rates Fall and India is Fastest Growing Market

One thing we learned throughout the pandemic is that when you think things are ...

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Half-Year Highlights: Discover What's New at OAG

2022 is well underway and we have been as busy as ever adding more and more ...

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The A380 Returns: An Aircraft of Opportunity or Necessity?

In the week when the last A380 was delivered to Emirates, it seemed an ...

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Capacity is Coming Home as Latest Cancellation Rates Prove a Mixed Bag

A modest half a million more seats week on week once again takes global ...

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Metaverse Travel and How It Will Change the Travel Industry

How Metaverse Travel Will Converge the Digital and Physical Travel Experience A ...

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South East Asia Bounces Back as Airline Cancellation Rates Continue To Fall in Europe

For the second consecutive week, global airline capacity has eased back with a ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: June 2022 Highlights

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 82 points (-1 pp MoM) for June 2022. ...

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Are Flight Cancellation Rates Improving as the Holiday Season Starts?

Despite some airports capping airline capacity without consultation in the last ...

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Status Data is Launched in Flight Info Direct ☁️

Flight Status Data is now available via our cloud enabled solution, Flight Info ...

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Airlines Face Half Billion Revenue Gap as London Heathrow Restricts Capacity

It came as no surprise that London Heathrow would have to take action on the ...

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Fintech and Its Role in Travel

Technology has transformed how we travel and what we experience when we do. The ...

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Cancellations Settling Across Europe as Airline Capacity Cuts Kick In

Confidence Building in China With Airbus Order This week saw several airlines ...

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Five Travel Technology Trends to Watch This Month: Cashless Travel to Mobile ID

Despite rising inflation, the summer travel season outlook is strong. Global ...

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100 Million Seats Mark Finally Broken

Airlines Continue to Rebuild Capacity For the first time since January 2019, ...

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Q&A: Leading Travel Tech Provider Dohop Powers Connections and Growth with OAG Data

Dohop is a Travel Technology company based in Reykjavik, Iceland. Founded in ...

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The Airbus A380 Gets Ready To Roll Out Again and Capacity Edges to 100 Million

This week’s airline capacity has settled at 99.9 million seats - so close and ...

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Q&A: Hopper Disrupts the OTA Market With the World’s Best Flight Data

Hopper is a leading travel app helping users book flights and hotels at the ...

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A Boost for Aviation in China

USD 22 Billion in Emergency Loans for Aviation Chinese aviation has been given ...

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North East Asia Sees Growth as China Adds Seats

As temperatures continue to soar in Europe, airline capacity has followed ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: May 2022 Highlights

The global Skift Travel Health Index is 81 points (+2 pp MoM) for May 2022. ...

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100 Million Seats a Week by Mid-July

Rather like an English batsman stuck in the nervous nineties, global airline ...

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The Impact of Fuel Surcharges on Airlines and Airfares

When Jet Fuel Prices Surge In May 2022 news outlets covered the story of ...

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European Flight Cancellations on the Rise

The past two weeks have seen a surge in cancelled flights at European airports, ...

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Using the Cloud for Sunnier Days in the Travel Industry

The pandemic caused radical changes across the travel sector, lower passenger ...

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Steady Aviation Growth Continues Amid Travel Chaos

Global airline capacity bounces back this week with airlines scheduling 95.2m ...

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Airport Slots... The Value of Nothing!

For something that does not physically exist airport slots receive a lot of ...

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Travel Technology Trends to Watch this Month: Reducing Airport Wait Times & More

For the past two years, travelers have waited for the travel industry to swell ...

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Making Sense of European Flight Disruption

For the past month or two, the media have carried stories of flight disruption ...

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Platinum Jubilee: Remembering 70 Years of Scheduled Jet Air Services

In June 2022, British citizens had an extended bank holiday weekend to ...

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Europe: All Set for a Busy Summer of Travel

Having failed to secure himself an invitation to the Queen’s Jubilee party this ...

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South East Europe & the UAE : A Market Emerging From Nowhere

Just over 10 years ago there was barely any market for travel between South ...

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Western Europe Becomes the Largest Market in the World

It has been a disappointing week for global airline capacity as total seats ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: April 2022 Highlights

In April 2022 the global Skift Travel Health Index is 77 points (+2 pp MoM). ...

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London Heathrow is the World’s Busiest International Airport This Week

Total scheduled airline seats this week remains above the 90 million mark, a ...

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How Autonomous Technology is Fueling Airport Operations

With the digital economy growing at a rapid rate, the aviation industry is ...

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12 August Set Up as Busiest Day for Airline Capacity

As We Hit 90 Million Seats… Shortages Create an Ongoing Challenge

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OAG Celebrates the Launch of New Flight Info Connections API

With new and exciting updates, such as global, weekly coverage, a variety of ...

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Hybrid Technology Teams: Tips to Maximize Efficiency

The pandemic fast-tracked the digital transformation plans for 77% of CEOs, ...

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Superapps to Tourism Management - Travel Technology Trends to Watch This Month

Rising capacity and eased restrictions are boosting recovery in the travel ...

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Qantas Unveils Record-Breaking Project Sunrise Flights As Travel Recovery Gathers More Pace

It all happened at the weekend. Qantas finally confirmed Project Sunrise with a ...

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Impact of Russian Airspace Sanctions on Flight Routes and Flight Times

Some of the many sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation because of the war ...

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Aviation Dividend from Arab-Israel Normalisation

The first in a series of blogs focusing on the Middle East aviation market. ...

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More Restriction-Free Travel Destinations Join the Path to Recovery

Chinese Airline Capacity Begins to Rebuild As travel restrictions continue to ...

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Airline Response to COVID-19 Outbreaks in China

Observing, as we do at OAG, the changes in global airline capacity week by week ...

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eVTOL Aircraft and the Impact on Commercial Aviation

Are the skies about to get a whole lot busier? OAG explores the emerging world ...

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Positive Developments for the Aviation Industry & Global Airline Capacity Edges Closer to 90 Million

Last week we reported on a challenging week for the aviation industry as ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: March 2022 Highlights

Discover the latest insights from the Skift team in the Skift Travel Health ...

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A Bumpy Week for Aviation as Resource Shortages Impact Travel

It was never going to be a straightforward recovery from the global pandemic ...

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When Opposites Attract - A Spirited Approach from JetBlue

They say opposites attract and if that is the case, then this week’s approach ...

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European Airlines Lead First Quarter Recovery: Three Regions Now Above 2019 Capacity Levels

As we finish the first quarter of the year, global capacity has remained above ...

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Biometrics at the Airport: Why the Travelsphere’s Future is Digital

The air travel sector's relationship with biometric-based digital IDs started ...

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Top Five Travel Technology Trends to Watch This Month From Biometrics to the Metaverse

The promise of warm weather ahead - combined with travel restrictions lifting ...

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Transatlantic Travel Recovery Gathers Pace - American Airlines Bookings Lead the Way

Tracking airline capacity has, for a long time, been the best measure of what ...

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Airlines Spring Back Into Action - The Good, Bad and Ugly Parts of the Air Travel Recovery…

The first week of the season is like a typical April day, a bit of sunshine, ...

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Reinventing the Travel Retail Experience With Data & Digitization

Airport retail, historically a lucrative income source for airports and luxury ...

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The Last Week of Winter: Forward Airline Capacity Looks Bright and Forward Travel Bookings Look Even Brighter…

As another Northern Hemisphere Winter Season draws to a close, this week’s ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: February 2022 Highlights

The Skift Travel Health Index provides a monthly update of travel performance ...

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Global Airline Capacity Continues Its Recovery

Two years ago, global airline capacity fell off a cliff; 21 million seats were ...

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Global Airline Capacity Overview

These are challenging times for the world and there are more important ...

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Ukraine Crisis Brings More Challenges for Airlines Despite Global Recovery Signs

The last week’s events in Europe have been deeply concerning for an industry ...

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Russia Closes its Aviation Borders: Affected Airlines will Find Alternatives

The escalation of events in the Ukraine are a tragic development at all levels ...

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Top Five Travel Technology Trends to Watch: Solving Staff Shortages & More

Here’s our take on the five biggest pieces of travel technology news we’re ...

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Skift Travel Health Index: January 2022 Highlights

The Skift Travel Health Index (previously called the Skift Recovery Index) ...

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London Heathrow and the Problem of Not Being Able To Move

It’s been a very tough few years for the whole aviation industry and much of ...

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Major European Markets Double in Size as Storm Eunice Hits

The last two years have challenged the airline industry in so many different ...

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Low-Cost Carriers in Pole Position - How Adversity Has Led to Opportunity

One of the lessons from the global pandemic was never to miss an opportunity in ...

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Frontier & Spirit Airlines Proposed Merger Makes Them A Top 10 Carrier

We’ve been here before but breaking through the 80 million mark this week is ...

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Changing the Rules - Stringency Index Highlights Impact on Air Travel

The many re-formulations of travel restrictions that have been imposed by ...

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Olympian Capacity Recovery in China Takes Gold

Increasing Signs of Recovery in All Markets Global airline capacity has bounced ...

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Which Part of a Flight Uses the Most Fuel?

Does Take Off Really Use More Fuel Than Any Other Part of a Flight? It may be ...

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Ryanair and EasyJet Bring Back Significant Capacity in Europe

Global Capacity Melts As China Prepares For Winter Olympics In normal times ...

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Why Flight Emissions Data Is Key To Achieving Sustainable Air Travel

Carbon emissions from flight operations have become a key metric for those who ...

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Jet Fuel Price Pressure as Sustainable Aviation Fuel Levy Takes Off

At the end of January 2022, the price of jet fuel reached its highest point in ...

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Two Years On: Hope Is Omicron Impact Has Bottomed Out, as Brighter April Looms

Every week for the last two years we have been providing a weekly update on the ...

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The Price of On-time Performance, Are We Willing To Pay the Price?

The last two years have been awful for the whole travel and tourism industry ...

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Skift Recovery Tracker: December 2021

The Skift Recovery Index provides a monthly update of travel performance in 22 ...

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33 Million Seats Dropped in Two Weeks

Airline capacity continues to fall as Omicron spreads with 33 million seats now ...

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January Aftershock: Airline Market Continues to Weather Omicron

Global airline capacity has fallen this week as the impact of travel ...

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The Data Factory: The Key to Developing a Successful Data Enterprise

A data business can be described as a company whose primary concern is the ...

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2021 Global Airline Capacity Finished at 5.7 Billion, 35% Down on Pre-COVID Levels

The devil really is in the data this week, or to be more precise it is behind ...

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Airport Hubs On Their Way Back

A year ago we looked back at our annual analysis, Megahubs Index and took a ...

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US Market Recovery Edging Closer

OAG has been tracking airline capacity in the United States closely for a ...

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Passenger Bookings & Load Factors: Every Summer has a Story

Seats are not the same as passengers and just because aircraft fly, doesn’t ...

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Capacity Grows Again this Week as a Final Present for the Year and Quarter One 2022 is not Looking too Bad… Yet!

It feels a bit like Groundhog Day, or perhaps week or IATA season, as we close ...

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Top 5 Travel Tech Headlines to Watch in 2022, Including Facial Recognition for Boarding Passes

2022 is shaping up to be an exciting year for the future of travel technology. ...

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The 2021 Product Round-Up & What to Expect in 2022

Welcome to the 2021 OAG Product Round-Up. As the year draws to a close and we ...

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Skift Recovery Tracker: November 2021

The Skift Recovery Index provides a monthly update of travel performance in 22 ...

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Mixed Messages Ahead of the Seasonal Holidays

On the face of it, the data looks slightly positive this week with capacity ...

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The Art of Virtual Interlining: Rebooting the Self-Connection Model

Airlines and passengers crave connectivity now more than ever. As the industry ...

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The Vaccine Gap: Will Unvaccinated Population Reduce Potential for Aviation Recovery?

What we mean by an Aviation Recovery As we get towards the end of 2021 and ...

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5 Travel Technology Headlines To Watch This Month, Including The Possibility Of Guilt-Free Flying

The year may soon be coming to an end, but travel technology news continues to ...

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Airline Capacity Remains Stable as Omicron Provokes Hasty Responses From Governments

Despite the best attempts of the latest Covid-19 variant 'Omicron', and a ...

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U.S Airlines Recovery – the highs & lows of meeting demand

Does Network Stability Equal Network Profitability? Covid-19 has stretched the ...

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Can Test & Go Reboot Thailand's Tourism?

There’s no doubt that Thailand’s tourism industry has suffered as a result of ...

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No Significant Impact From Omicron Variant on Scheduled Flights To Report...

Network Planning as Usual for Airlines ... At Least for Now It was always going ...

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New Covid Variant 'Omicron': Airline Stocks Impacted but no Need for Panic

The overnight news of a new covid variant of concern, Omicron, discovered by ...

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China’s US$20 Billion Hold on Asian Aviation - Continued Lockdowns Now Stalling Any Recovery

The great aviation recovery is underway, or more precisely - airline capacity ...

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Can Flying Ever Be Green? Towards Sustainability in Aviation

Aviation’s contribution to global emissions Aviation contributes to climate ...

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Understanding the Slow Aviation Recovery in South East Asia

Moving Backwards? Travel restrictions put in place to protect citizens in many ...

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Global Airline Capacity Becomes Becalmed Ahead of Thanksgiving

If last week was busy with IATA Slot, the Dubai Air Show and new aircraft ...

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Q&A: Uber on How it is Making Airport Trips Less Chaotic for Travelers and Drivers

Rob Mitchell is Uber’s Head of Business Development for Airports, Events, and ...

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Skift Recovery Tracker: October 2021

The Skift Recovery Index provides a monthly update of travel performance in 22 ...

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Big on Ambition: COP26, Aviation and Climate Change | OAG

Commitments, Challenges and Contradictions The COP26 climate negotiations ...

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New Aircraft Orders and Borders Reopening, But Global Airline Capacity Remains Flat, At Least For Now...

A busy week for the aviation industry sees the good and great meeting at the ...

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Thanksgiving Gifts as Airline Recovery Continues

US Airlines have a major role to play at Thanksgiving transporting literally ...

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Escaping the Scandinavian Winter: Hotspots and Future Travel Bookings

There’s daylight for less than six hours a day in the middle of winter in Oslo. ...

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Introducing Flight Info Direct

Through our exciting partnership with Snowflake, we can expose our data ...

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The World’s Richest Market Finally Reopens!

A Welcome Injection of US$ 2.8 Billion For Transatlantic Carriers After more ...

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Introducing the New Flight Info API

The new Flight Information API is a core foundational component of OAG’s ...

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OAG joins the Snowflake Data Marketplace

OAG has joined forces with Snowflake, the global leader in cloud data ...

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Delta’s Bigger Planes: Chasing Consumer Taste for More Space

Over the past six months there have been numerous articles extolling the ...

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Winter Brings Good News With Markets Reopening and New Routes Starting!

As the IATA Winter Season starts there is plenty of good news around the globe ...

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Tracking the Aviation Recovery: Summer Is Over and the Winter Looks Much Better

The last week of the 2021 summer season brings the usual mix of changes in ...

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Top Travel Technology Headlines this Month: From AI to Tourist Tracking

The travel market has gone through seismic changes over the past year and a ...

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Is China’s Zero-Covid Strategy Sustainable? Airline Capacity Falls by 800,000 Seats

More Outbreaks and Travel Restrictions Through a long and patient period of ...

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Positivity Soars as Travel Markets Reopen but Airlines Remain Cautious

It seems that everything is positive for the aviation industry this week as ...

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U.S. Holiday Travel Outlook: Vaccine Passports and Limited Capacity

It’s no doubt that holiday and winter travel will look different this year. But ...

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Increasing Positivity Around the Globe as Key Indicators Improve

The last seven days have felt like things are beginning to get back to some ...

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Airline Schedule Volatility in Europe: Finally Some Stability

At the very start of the global pandemic airlines had to make rapid - and major ...

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Airline Capacity Grows to Year End as Confidence Rebuilds

As the IAGA AGM commences today, there is an increasing feeling that the global ...

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Russian Recovery: What is Driving the Rise in Russian Air Travel?

For ten of the past thirteen weeks, scheduled airline capacity from Russian ...

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Scheduled Airlines Respond to the Reopening of the Transatlantic Market

The Transatlantic Aviation Market Reopens in November and Scheduled Airlines ...

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New Emissions Data: Test and Learn in Partnership with Our Latest POC

Through OAG Labs, we continue to run ongoing experiments to help us launch data ...

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British Airways Abandons Short Haul Hopes at London Gatwick

Common Sense Prevails in London...at Last! No, not the reopening of the US ...

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Christmas Comes Early for Airline CEOs

Finally, good news for every scheduled airline CEO in Europe and the United ...

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Business Air Travel Remains the Key Factor to the Year End

Airline Capacity Continues Towards a Soft Landing The slow, but now steady, ...

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Excelling with Snowflake: Mainstay spreadsheet program still offers familiarity and comfort in the world of big data

The age of big data and the emergence of the data cloud inevitably saw the ...

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Future Travel Bookings: What is in Store for Caribbean Destinations this Winter?

Is there a Pattern to Island Recovery? For those of us in Europe it may feel ...

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Global Airline Capacity Expected to Increase by Less Than 15% in 2021

Global Airline Capacity Unlikely to Reach Pre-Pandemic Levels Before 2023 at ...

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Asian Dominance Slips from World's Busiest International Routes

Changing Patterns of Travel Reflect Increase in Quasi Domestic and Migrant Work ...

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Development Partner Programme

Introducing the OAG Development Partner Programme. Over the past year we have ...

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Airline Capacity Softens Around the World

Africa’s ‘Lego’ Airline Proves Unbreakable It is only September, but the ...

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How to Combat Extreme Market Disruption With Tech, Talent and Data

Covid-19 wreaked havoc on the air travel market. Seating capacity fell roughly ...

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Cloud Technology: How to Derive Maximum Value from Vendors

More organizations are realizing the benefits they can gain from cloud tools ...

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Airlines Hopes of US$160 Billion Revenue Injection Lost in August

Peeking over the wall to the end of the year tells you all you need to know ...

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Is there a Link Between Vaccination Rates and Opening Up International Air Travel?

For a while I imagine many of us assumed this would be so: The more people were ...

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Airlines Expectations for any Recovery in 2021 are Fading

Modest Weekly Growth Hides Longer-Term Trends The ups and downs of aviation’s ...

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US Airlines Steal An Advantage Over Competitors

Financial Impact of the One-Way Road It’s fair to say that the airline industry ...

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Ripples and surges in China as the latest wave hits: how will Asia respond?

Outbreaks and Lockdowns Persist The news that China shut down much of its ...

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People and Process: How to Build World-Class Tech and Engineering Teams

Technology companies that push the boundaries of product innovation — like ...

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Aviation’s Recovery Stutters Once Again

Capacity Remains Trapped As Major Markets Remain Closed.

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Fresh Mint from JetBlue: Expect Disruption to Transatlantic Flying

21 year old JetBlue starts its much heralded service between New York and ...

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Airlines Are Heading for a US $48 Billion Loss or Worse This Year

Global Capacity Gets Flushed Away…Again Last week’s marginal reductions in ...

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Greece - A Summer of Love

It’s a summer of love for Greece as the masses head back to the one European ...

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Flight Info API ticks all the boxes for Air Black Box

In our latest customer story find out how early adopter Air Black Box is ...

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Global Aviation Stuck in Suspended Animation

Will Hero Joe Come to the Rescue? Marginal reductions in global capacity this ...

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Airlines Likely to Lose Over US$8 Billion Of Transatlantic Revenues

Global Capacity Descends Again… Global capacity once again slipped back week on ...

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North American Fleet Orders - Marginal Gains For Long Term Revenues

The aviation recovery is underway, well it is in some parts of the world and ...

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Airlines Break Through 80 Million Seats A Week

Olympics 2021 Lead To A Sprint In Japanese Airline Capacity This is ...

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Global Airline Capacity Fails To Break The 80 Million Mark

Capacity settles at 79.8 million, a slight increase on last week of 1.5% with ...

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Why Are Airlines Offering Flights to Nowhere?

Keeping the Brand Alive Sometimes called ‘boomerang flights’, a number of well ...

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COVID’s Impact on Flight Punctuality

As the long journey towards an aviation recovery begins, it’s a good time to ...

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An Encouraging Week for Many Airlines - Then A Bubble Burst and an Outbreak Occurs

This week’s data highlights once again just how frustrating and different every ...

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Airlines Add Back Another 3.1 Million Seats This Week

The challenges of the airline industry are captured in this week’s data; ...

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Airline Capacity Continues to Grow In the Short Term

But 21.4 Million More Seats Removed From June to September Inventory Rather ...

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Valuing Duty Free - the key to boosting Asia’s domestic air travel?

Hainan Island in China, along with its airports, has seen a duty free shopping ...

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Capacity Grows But Airlines Fail Over The Weekend

Industry Breaks Through 70 million Capacity Per Week The airline industry has ...

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Enter OAG Labs - Our World of Data Science

In the backdrop of a tumultuous year, we have been on an interesting journey, ...

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Transatlantic Travel Trauma

US$ 5.4 Billion Of Revenue Risk For Major Airlines In a normal year, this is ...

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Airline Capacity Steadies Before Another Likely Tumble

Since last week saw some of the fastest capacity growth since January 2020, we ...

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What are Codeshare Flights & what are they used for?

The need for schedule synchronisation The airline industry has witnessed ...

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Airline Capacity Bounces Back In Europe & The United States Reclaims First Position

Following last week’s lack of activity, airlines have been adding capacity back ...

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Managing Fleet Recoveries in a Pandemic, Ryanair Wins Again!

We all want to get back to normal, business travellers flying around the globe ...

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Airline Capacity Stalls As We Head Into The Summer Season

80% of the World’s Largest International Markets Remain at Less Than 10% of ...

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Airlines Flying Close to the Sun

Domestic Airline Capacity Heats Up This Summer As The Market Changes It is an ...

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It's Green for Go! UK Reopens for International Flights but to Where?

The UK’s Green List for Travel Polite words and phrases such as “a step in the ...

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Is this the Beginning of the Aviation Recovery?

Ryanair announces a US$989 million loss and apparently, things are getting ...

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Network Experimentation: Why new airline routes in Europe are hitting an all-time high

Over 1,400 new air routes have been scheduled to operate in 2021, the highest ...

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Slim Pickings for European Travel as Loosening Restrictions Fail to Deliver for Airlines

Although global capacity remains broadly flat week-on-week with some 62.1 ...

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A Scilly Story - the UK's busiest flight route in April 2021

UK's Busiest Route in April 2021 is Isles of Scilly to Land's End The fact that ...

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Following the Paper Trail to Ticketless Travel and Travel Technology

It is the most important part of travel, but probably the only thing that you ...

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Airlines Eagerly Await Traffic Light Travel Announcement

Airlines Eagerly Awaiting Traffic Lights to Arrive, Will This Be The ...

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Is the US Aviation Market In Recovery? Airlines Experiment with New Network Strategies

Domestic airline capacity, and TSA volumes, a proxy for flight demand have ...

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Airlines Add More Capacity This Week & Capacity is Much Stronger Than This Time Last Year

The headline numbers suggest that global airline capacity has seen a slight ...

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Australian Outbound: Tasman Travel Bubble and Beyond

This week the Tasman Travel Bubble takes effect, allowing scheduled air travel ...

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New data model delivers most accurate view of seats in Flight Info API & Direct

OAG’s dedicated data science team, OAG Labs, has created a model to ensure ...

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Game Changing Technology Platform | OAG Metis

Today saw the announcement of OAG Metis, our new technology platform. Powered ...

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Aviation Hops Towards A Recovery in Some Places But Global Airline Capacity Falls Again

It's only 40,000 seats in each direction, or just 0.065% of global airline ...

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Prospects for Long Haul Travel: When Family Ties Count and Predicting Which Markets Will Come Back First

At OAG we’ve spent a year trying to understand how air travel will evolve ...

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Aviation’s Maddest Week of News - Airline Capacity Shrinks Too

Even by aviation’s normal standards, it has been a strange week. At the same ...

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Domestic Markets Diverging: Tracking the Way Back for 5 Key Markets

In a previous blog on domestic market recovery , we focused on the biggest ...

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Airlines Continue to Add Back Capacity - Eight Consecutive Weeks of Capacity Growth

The eighth consecutive week of capacity growth takes us to 63.2 million seats a ...

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The Complexity of Making an Airline Route Fuel Efficient

Does it matter when airlines operate different aircraft types on a route? In ...

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Product Show & Tell - Flight Info Direct

Last week we had our very first Product Show & Tell Webinar to showcase our ...

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Summer Travel Airline Capacity Bounces Back

Summer Season Travel Airline Capacity Begins to Bounce Back & US Airlines ...

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Summer Holidays in Spain: Should we be Relying on Vaccines?

The annual surge in summer visitors to Spain pre-COVID may have resulted in ...

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Mixed Messages in A Week of Capacity Changes and United Airlines Make Dramatic Transatlantic Capacity Cuts for Q3

It feels like it has been a busy week in terms of airline activity. Capacity ...

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Return of the MAX – Back in the Air

After a long hiatus, the B737MAX is finally back in the air again. Approval was ...

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Airline Capacity Continues to Climb Like An A340…Slowly But Surely US Capacity Races Ahead of TSA Checkpoint Volumes

Another one million additional seats added back week-on-week, carry on at this ...

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The Power of Connecting Passengers - Later Guest Arrivals to Become The New Normal

If you have ever sat on a plane wondering where the person sitting next to you ...

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