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

17 June 2021Blog

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

Capacity Grows But Airlines Fail Over The Weekend

14 June 2021Blog

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

Transatlantic Travel Trauma

09 June 2021Blog

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

Airline Capacity Steadies Before Another Likely Tumble

07 June 2021Blog

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

OAG On Air: in conversation with Lara Maughan, Head of Worldwide Airport Slots at IATA

02 June 2021Podcasts

Lara Maughan is Head of Worldwide Airport Slots at IATA, she joins John Grant ...

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

01 June 2021Blog

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

Managing Fleet Recoveries in a Pandemic, Ryanair Wins Again!

25 May 2021Blog

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

Airline Capacity Stalls As We Head Into The Summer Season

24 May 2021Blog

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

Airlines Flying Close to the Sun

19 May 2021Blog

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

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

17 May 2021Blog

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

Is this the Beginning of the Aviation Recovery?

17 May 2021Blog

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

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

13 May 2021Blog

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

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

10 May 2021Blog

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

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

06 May 2021Blog

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

Airlines Eagerly Await Traffic Light Travel Announcement

04 May 2021Blog

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

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

27 April 2021Blog

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

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

26 April 2021Blog

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

Australian Outbound: Tasman Travel Bubble and Beyond

20 April 2021Blog

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

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

19 April 2021Blog

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

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

12 April 2021Blog

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

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

07 April 2021Blog

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

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

06 April 2021Blog

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

The Complexity of Making an Airline Route Fuel Efficient

01 April 2021Blog

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

Summer Travel Airline Capacity Bounces Back

29 March 2021Blog

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

OAG On Air: in conversation with Jonathan Savitch, Chief Commercial Officer at ATPCO

24 March 2021Podcasts

Jonathan Savitch is the Chief Commercial Officer at ATPCO, in this episode he ...

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

23 March 2021Blog

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

Return of the MAX – Back in the Air

18 March 2021Blog

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

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

10 March 2021Blog

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

Confidence Continues to Build as Weekly Capacity Increases

08 March 2021Blog

Optimism continues to build in the recovery with weekly capacity increasing ...

Is There Such a Thing as a Green Airline?

04 March 2021Blog

Helping Passengers Make Greener Choices A year ago OAG published its first ...

Finding New Air Service Opportunities – Four Best Practice Approaches

02 March 2021Blog

Although air travel markets have undergone unprecedented disruption in 2020, ...

Optimism Breaks Out Around the World, Very Large Airline Capacity Increases Shaping Up from May

01 March 2021Blog

Optimism breaks out around the world as the capacity recovery is underway! Four ...

Fleet Changes with COVID-19: Time for the New

24 February 2021Blog

This month global scheduled airline capacity (seats) is down by 47% compared to ...

Network Planners Take A Well-Deserved Break

22 February 2021Blog

It has been a very quiet week for global flight capacity with one of the ...

Predicting Travel Trends with Historical Flight Data – In Good Times and Bad

17 February 2021Blog

It may seem obvious that we can use past travel trends and travel patterns to ...

China Springs Back and American Airlines are Back at Number One

16 February 2021Blog

It was only ever likely to be for a week, but China has snatched back the title ...

Weathering the storm: How domestic air travel has provided refuge for airlines

12 February 2021Blog

This week, we’re taking a look at some of the biggest domestic markets and how ...

Chinese Domestic Capacity Collapses with Record Reductions

08 February 2021Blog

Wow, where did that come from! A near 27% reduction in capacity and the loss of ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with David Gunnarsson, CEO at Dohop

04 February 2021Podcasts

In OAG’s latest aviation podcast Chief Analyst John Grant talks to David ...

Industry Heads For Half A Billion Fewer Seats in Quarter One

01 February 2021Blog

Finally it’s over, we mean January not Covid-19 and the airline industry can ...

Will China's Annual Mass Migration Happen in 2021

28 January 2021Blog

Often referred to as the world’s largest mass migration, Chunyun, or the Spring ...

easyJet and Ryanair Share The Capacity Pain While China and The United States Lead The World

25 January 2021Blog

Another dire week for global aviation with more lockdowns, sudden suspensions ...

Does the Tokyo Olympics Need Aviation to be Back?

20 January 2021Blog

Will they? Won’t they? The Tokyo Olympics didn’t happen in 2020 and now the ...

Twelve Months on and it's Getting Worse

18 January 2021Blog

Fifty-two weeks ago, we wrote a short blog highlighting some of the regional ...

Europe's Low-Cost Carriers Summer Shuffle

13 January 2021Blog

Fed up with looking back at 2020 data we’ve sneaked a peek forward at how some ...

Global Capacity Likely to Be Cut by Around 350 Million in Next Few Weeks

11 January 2021Blog

Plus it's carnage in Europe as one quarter of capacity lost in a week. It is ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Soon-Hwa Wong, Chair at PATA

07 January 2021Podcasts

Soon-Hwa Wong is Chair at the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) and has 40 ...

2021 Capacity Starts Slowly - Can We Close Our Eyes For A Few Months Please

04 January 2021Blog

The flattest seasonal holiday season has been reflected in the latest global ...

2021 Aviation’s Year of Recovery- Get Ready To Enjoy A Remarkable Year of Growth

30 December 2020Blog

Despite everything that has been thrown at the aviation industry in 2020 there ...

So Nearly Sixty One Million…But Probably Not for Long

21 December 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty-Nine: Nearly breaking through sixty-one ...

Wow, Where Did That Come From? Early Seasonal Capacity Gifts Around the World

14 December 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty-Eight: Second guessing global capacity ...

OAG's Megahubs - Where are they now?

08 December 2020Blog

Our annual review of the Most Connected Airports in the World – Megahubs has ...

Tracking the recovery of the most connected airports in the world

08 December 2020Reports

Understanding the recovery path of OAG's Megahubs will be critical to air ...

Steady At 55 - Aviation Breaks Through 2.5 Billion “Lost” Seats This Week

07 December 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty-Seven: Whilst seasonal decorations ...

Beijing Bounces Back to Growth

03 December 2020Blog

It’s hard to believe that Beijing’s newest airport has been open for a year ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Héctor Fernández, CEO at Turismo Lanzarote

02 December 2020Podcasts

In this latest On Air podcast, John Grant is joined by Héctor Fernández, CEO at ...

Cruising At 55 Million and Going Nowhere

30 November 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty-Six: It’s been a very quiet week on the ...

US Airlines Take Different Approaches to Thanksgiving

23 November 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty-Five: Global aviation capacity continues ...

Consolidation Starts in South Korea When Two Become Won…..

19 November 2020Blog

It’s big news in Asia but hasn’t really grabbed as many column inches in the ...

Busiest Routes Right Now

16 November 2020Reports

Find out which are the busiest routes in the world right now with this ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Olivier Jager, CEO at ForwardKeys

16 November 2020Podcasts

John Grant, Chief Analyst at OAG, is joined by Olivier Jager, CEO at ...

Global Capacity Stabilises At Least For One Week

16 November 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty-Four: But capacity falls below June ...

The State of the States

09 November 2020Blog

US Aviation swings to the positive as international capacity steps up This week ...

Global Capacity Trending Down to Less Than 50 Million By Year End

09 November 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty-Three: The worrying and steady weekly ...

UK Aviation's Three Wise Men Come to The Rescue

02 November 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty-Two: Early Saturday evening and there ...

China Southern Airlines Becomes the World's Largest Airline Again

26 October 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Forty One: The last week has probably been one ...

Regional Risks

22 October 2020Blog

Hard times for regional airlines but not without opportunities News broke this ...

Small is Beautiful : Pockets of Good News and Positive Signs

19 October 2020Blog

Coronavirus Capacity Update: For the last forty weeks we have analysed the data ...

Insight behind the World’s Top 20 Airlines – new rankings released

15 October 2020Blog

OAG’s latest review of the World’s Top 20 Airlines – Take Off provides ...

Take Off 2020

14 October 2020Reports

Find out essential metrics on the world's top 20 major airlines.

Southwest Strategic Opportunity

13 October 2020Blog

The Perfect Moment For Disruption If you have over 100 aircraft scheduled for ...

Global Traveler Sentiment Survey

08 October 2020Reports

Throughout the summer, OAG surveyed more than 4,000 global travelers to ...

Transatlantic Turmoil Potential US$10 Billion Risk Looming

29 September 2020Blog

At this time of year many scheduled airlines are normally smiling. The Summer ...

US Majors Heading for a Thanksgiving Roasting

24 September 2020Blog

Throughout 2020 scheduled airlines have been looking for glimmers of hope in a ...

OAG Coronavirus Update - Week Thirty-Six When Everyone Went Nowhere

21 September 2020Blog

In the week that Qantas introduced flights to nowhere that sold out in ten ...

London’s Airports Battle for Premier League Positions

16 September 2020Blog

Changing Strategies for the New Normal World There are few cities in the world ...

OAG Coronavirus Update - Week Thirty-Five Waving Goodbye to The Recovery

14 September 2020Blog

The increasing fear, or indeed reality of a second wave of Covid-19 in the last ...

OAG Coronavirus Update - Week Thirty-Three Summer Continues to Slip Away

01 September 2020Blog

There is an autumnal feel to the weather in Northern Europe at the moment and ...

Jet Fuel Uncertainty

26 August 2020Blog

While the past four or five months have been tough times for airlines and ...

OAG Coronavirus Update - Week Thirty-Two - A Worrying Trend Developing

24 August 2020Blog

It was the peak! This week’s latest scheduled capacity data shows a further ...

OAG Coronavirus Update - Week Thirty-One Airline Network Planners Take a Holiday

17 August 2020Blog

Network planners are on holiday this week. With only a 67,000 change in global ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Thirty Have We Just Peaked?

10 August 2020Blog

We may not have realised it at the time and it certainly didn’t feel that ...

Covid Turbulence – how countries got cancellations under control

06 August 2020Blog

The past 30 weeks have seen the number of cancelled flights go through the roof ...

Who Flies Where? Understanding Air Passenger flow

05 August 2020Blog

Understanding how passengers flow around the global airline network is vital ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Mark Dunnachie, Head of Region EMEA, ATR

30 July 2020Podcasts

In our second On Air podcast John Grant, Chief Analyst at OAG talks to Mark ...

The Strategic Use Of Cancellations: How Airlines Managed Schedules During Covid

28 July 2020Blog

“Unprecedented” is a word we’ve heard a lot over the past 5 months. It’s a term ...

Queen of the Skies: End of an era for British Airways and 747

22 July 2020Blog

British Airways Follows Others Iconic, much loved, instantly recognised, the ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty Six - Halfway There - 50 Million Breakthrough Moment

13 July 2020Blog

Last week we were very close, this week we have broken through the 50 million ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty Five Capacity Edges Forward Towards 50 Million

08 July 2020Blog

One thing COVID-19 has taught us is not to be greedy, an industry virtually ...

Routes at Risk

07 July 2020Blog

The Long-Haul Routes Which European Secondary Airports Could Lose 40%. 50%. ...

Transatlantic Traumas

01 July 2020Blog

The $40 Billion Market That Remains Bugged For many airlines the Europe to ...

Shake Up In South America

25 June 2020Blog

No part of the world is immune from the impact of COVID-19. Aviation in South ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Martin Gauss, CEO airBaltic

23 June 2020Podcasts

Welcome to the first of OAG’s On Air podcasts. In this first episode John Grant ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty Three Beijing Spike Neutralises Growth Elsewhere

22 June 2020Blog

Week twenty-three of the Covid-19 crisis and the lowest week on week change in ...

Vietnam’s First Mover Opportunity

17 June 2020Blog

Early COVID-19 Action Appears to Pay Dividends

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty Two The United Kingdom’s Aviation Dream Is Over…

15 June 2020Blog

It’s over. The UK’s aviation dream was broken this morning when U2 883 departed ...

When Will You Fly? Early Signs Reveal Mixed Messages

11 June 2020Blog

Consumers fearful while industry insiders more confident about travel ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty One Look to the SouthWest For Capacity Growth

08 June 2020Blog

During two weeks in March, global capacity was falling at around three million ...

Mind The Gap: Are Airline Schedules Over-Optimistic?

03 June 2020Blog

In the last week alone round 50 million seats were removed from OAG’s airline ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty Nearly Sixty Airlines Relaunch Services This Week

01 June 2020Blog

It’s been a good week for scheduled airline capacity with nearly sixty airlines ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Nineteen Everyone Is Waiting for June

25 May 2020Blog

At last a quiet week in terms of capacity changes; at least at the headline ...

Brave, Careless Or Confident? Getting Back In The Air

21 May 2020Blog

One of the questions during last weeks’ OAG webinars was from a New York-based ...

Travel Bubbles, Corridors & Air Bridges: Opening Up International Air Travel

20 May 2020Blog

As aviation starts what increasingly looks like a long and slow recovery ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Eighteen Weekly Capacity Grows At One Of The Fastest Rates Ever

18 May 2020Blog

Its been a record breaking positive week for weekly capacity growth; we have ...

A Greener World of Travel

12 May 2020Reports

Before the COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc on the airline and travel market, ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Seventeen Looks Like We’ve Bottomed Out!

11 May 2020Blog

In some countries the number 111 is believed to bring bad luck. In cricket it ...

MCTs: Longer Connecting Times Could Reduce Connectivity By Nearly 20%

07 May 2020Blog

Measures taken by airlines and airports to reduce the likelihood of ...

Covid-19 and Air Travel – Impact on Airports

06 May 2020Blog

Research and Insight from OAG’s latest webinar As we move from crisis mode to ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – More Capacity Cuts but Also Growth in More Markets

04 May 2020Blog

Tracking the impact of COVID-19 suddenly got a lot harder this week, if it ...

The Empty Middle Seat: The Stuff of Dreams

29 April 2020Blog

There have been few pleasurable moments around a low-cost airline experience, ...

Busiest Routes 2020

23 April 2020Blog

When we started preparing the data for the 2020 version of OAG’s Busiest Routes ...

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Fourteen Capacity Cuts Slow But Now Below 30 Million Seats Per Week

20 April 2020Blog

“Just” two and a half million fewer scheduled seats this week compared to the ...

Caring for Aviation The CARES Act, A Watershed Moment

16 April 2020Blog

The Coronavirus Air, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act signed on the ...

How low can we go? Degrees of pain and government support strategies

15 April 2020Blog

How low can we go? Which airlines will fare better? What is appropriate ...

Busiest Routes 2020

07 April 2020Reports

 Busiest Routes 2020 has been expanded to bring more insight into some of the ...

Coronavirus Update Week Twelve - Below Forty Million and Counting

06 April 2020Blog

A further 11.1 Million seats were removed from the OAG database this week by ...

WEBINAR | COVID-19 and Air Travel – What we Learned

01 April 2020Blog

Last week we launched a webinar series looking at the impact of COVID-19 on the ...

Coronavirus Update Week Eleven- 30% of Global Capacity Wiped Out in One Week

30 March 2020Blog

In the last seven days just over 20 million scheduled seats have been removed ...

Where do OTAs Stand in the Covid-19 Era?

25 March 2020Blog

Covid-19 (coronavirus disease/2019-nCoV) has impacted the airline and the ...

Online Travel Agencies: Cracks in their tracks

25 March 2020Reports

In this whitepaper, OAG explores what OTAs are doing to surf through rough ...

Coronavirus Update Week Ten- Single Largest Ever Capacity Reductions in One Week

23 March 2020Blog

As airlines seek to work their way through the COVID-19 both adhering to travel ...

OAG | COVID-19 a message from our CEO, Phil Callow

19 March 2020Blog

Dear Customer, Like you I am acutely aware of the challenging and uncertain ...

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Nine The Changes Keep on Coming

16 March 2020Blog

The weekend has once again been dominated by airlines making dramatic capacity ...

The Scale of the Schengen - US Travel Ban

12 March 2020Blog

  11% OF US INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AFFECTED BY SCHENGEN BAN On Wednesday 11th ...

Alitalia Leads The Way...Lost Revenue in Western Europe

10 March 2020Blog

Are you ready for some big numbers? In a normal week there are some ninety-five ...

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Eight

09 March 2020Blog

  Airlines Adjusting Schedules Every Day | South Korea Sees 30% Capacity ...

COVID19 Increases US Domestic Capacity

04 March 2020Blog

  One of the beautiful things about aeroplanes is that they can broadly fly ...

Chinese Capacity Recovers…Global Capacity Remains Stable

02 March 2020Blog

  The welcomed addition of another 2.9 million scheduled seats (18,200 flights) ...

U.S. Unserved Routes: Is there room for Breeze Airways on the runway?

27 February 2020Blog

  It’s unusual for the announcement of a new airline to be greeted with as much ...

Coronavirus Week Six - Capacity Recovers Slightly...Or Does It?

24 February 2020Blog

  If you believe the data, then this week sees the first signs of a recovery in ...

How Green Is Your Airline?

20 February 2020Blog

  Last week a British Airways Boeing 747 beat the record for a subsonic ...

How green is your airline?

19 February 2020Reports

As the year ended, the news was filled with stories about rampant bushfires in ...

Lessons From Flybe - European Regional Airline Networks And Hub Access

18 February 2020Blog

  One of the repeated comments regarding the recent near demise of UK regional ...

Coronavirus Continues Damaging China Capacity

17 February 2020Blog

  Five weeks ago, China was the third largest international aviation market in ...

Coronavirus Kills International Capacity

10 February 2020Blog

Last week we reported on probably the most dramatic reduction in capacity we ...

Coronavirus: Resilience of air travel means recovery will come in time

06 February 2020Blog

  In the middle of a crisis it’s often hard to see beyond it, and to imagine ...

Are Flight Cancellations Running Ahead Of Coronovirus Spread?

04 February 2020Blog

  Between February 2nd and February 3rd 2020, the daily World Health ...

Coronavirus Strikes Chinese Aviation

03 February 2020Blog

  One in Four Seats Cancelled The last week has seen unprecedented levels of ...

Vienna’s Changing Market

30 January 2020Blog

  Ultra-Low-Cost Creates Legacy Implications The battle amongst Europe’s ...

Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs in air travel – who to watch in the 2020s

23 January 2020Blog

  What Lies Ahead? Travel Technology Trends and Companies to Watch out for in ...

Coronavirus - Tracking Down the Bug

21 January 2020Blog

  It’s the first quarter of the new decade and we have the first medical alert ...

Climate Change and the US addiction to flying: Is rail revival the answer?

16 January 2020Blog

  As environmental concerns gather momentum, the focus on air travel’s ...

FlyBe - Can Regional Be Too Regional

13 January 2020Blog

  It’s tough being a regional airline in the UK as BmiRegional, and others will ...

Punctuality League 2020

03 January 2020Blog

  Punctuality - Not about size. Not about congestion. Once again, the OAG ...

Punctuality League 2020

02 January 2020Reports

The Punctuality League 2020, a comprehensive ranking of the world’s largest ...

Decade Delights: Ten Years of Aviation Development

27 December 2019Blog

Incredibly it’s nearly the end of the decade! Ten years of amazing aviation, ...

Top Travel Technology Trends for 2020

19 December 2019Blog

Technology has come a long way since commercial aircraft first carried ...

The A220, Versatile Performer….Flexible Friend

10 December 2019Blog

It’s challenging introducing any new aircraft type as most aircraft ...

City Twins: an exclusive club?

03 December 2019Blog

With the opening of Daxing Airport in November 2019, Beijing takes a step ...

High Speed Rail Vs Air: Eurostar at 25, The Story So Far

28 November 2019Blog

This month Eurostar, the iconic high-speed rail service between London and ...

Thanksgiving Travel 2019: How to avoid the crowds

22 November 2019Blog

How to avoid the crowds and plan for potential interruptions This year’s ...

LATAM’s Attraction: Deal of the Decade

12 November 2019Blog

Deal of the Decade With the dust only just settling on Delta Air Lines ...

The World’s Longest Unserved Routes

07 November 2019Blog

Qantas may have recently operated a test flight between New York and Sydney but ...

Spanish Conquerors for Air Europa: Consolidation Continues

05 November 2019Blog

The challenges of being a mid-size carrier in a market seeking consolidation ...

The rise and rise of the Indian OTA market

01 November 2019Blog

As things stand today, India is among the most attractive aviation markets. In ...

India's Online Travel Agencies

31 October 2019Reports

As things stand today, India is among the most attractive aviation markets. In ...

Winter Is Not All Gloomy

24 October 2019Blog

Changes in Capacity Growth Rankings Suggest Early evenings, winter weather, ...

Fashionably Late – Is It Time To Update What We Mean By ‘Late’?

22 October 2019Blog

Fashion is all about keeping up with the new and, for some, taking the lead ...

When Is A Flight Late? Defining Late Whitepaper | OAG

22 October 2019Reports

When is an aircraft late? Who determines what late is? Can ‘late’ be different ...

Turbulent Times for Europe

16 October 2019Blog

Yet more stormy times ahead for European carriers? In recent years there seems ...

Spirit Airlines – Playing Around

09 October 2019Blog

In July 2019, Spirit Airlines issued an Investor Update which explained how ...

Going South: Norwegian's flight plans

01 October 2019Blog

From its origins as a Scandinavian low-cost carrier more than 10 years ago, ...

Thomas Cook: Heritage Brand. Business Hole.

26 September 2019Blog

Amidst the sadness this week at the loss of a heritage brand from the UK plc ...

Megahubs 2019 | OAG

25 September 2019Reports

London Heathrow (LHR; International Connectivity Index: 317) is the world’s ...

London Heathrow retains title as world’s most connected airport

24 September 2019Blog

Once again, London’s Heathrow Airport has come out ahead of its rivals for the ...

Japan’s Rugby World Cup: Fans Get into Position

20 September 2019Blog

At their training camps across Japan, the 20 national teams waiting for the ...

How Many Ways To Get To Adelaide

19 September 2019Blog

Adelaide Airport has reinforced its position as one of Australia’s fastest ...

Can A Westjet/Delta Tie-Up Attract Sixth Freedom Traffic?

11 September 2019Blog

In June, Westjet and Delta came one step closer to creating a joint venture ...

Trade Disputes Damages Travel: Japan & South Korea Capacity Suffering

04 September 2019Blog

We know that aviation is frequently a catalyst for economic activity and that ...

Boston’s Aviation Party

29 August 2019Blog

There are few airports in North America that can look forward with as much ...

A340 and A380 - Retirements All Around

27 August 2019Blog

Virgin Atlantic have confirmed that they will be retiring their remaining fleet ...

Is The India-Australia Relationship Hotting Up?

22 August 2019Blog

Until June 2019, the Indian cricket team had only beaten Australia in a 50 Over ...

Roots & Resilience – How Chinese Communities Are Supporting U.S. Services to China

20 August 2019Blog

Half of all Chinese who live in the US reside in either California or New York, ...

Billion Dollar Route - Jewels in The Network

13 August 2019Blog

Airline networks, a mix of destinations, some routes operating with high daily ...

B737 Max – Maximum Aviation Xpense

06 August 2019Blog

The grounding of the B737Max continues and the commercial damage for airline ...

Schools out – UK summer flight market continues to surprise

31 July 2019Blog

Commentators would have you believe that the market is soft this summer as ...

US Majors – Summer Matters

25 July 2019Blog

Last December, United announced its biggest ever international network ...

No time to wait: European delays getting worse

23 July 2019Blog

The conventional measure for understanding punctuality in the aviation industry ...

Painting the Town Red - How Air Transat Fits with Air Canada and Air Canada Rouge

18 July 2019Blog

Having looked like a certainty, and then not, by the end of June the ...

The Pursuit of Punctuality

10 July 2019Blog

The availability of more data than ever before has given the aviation industry ...

Forget robots (for now): Travelers want simplicity and humans at the airport

27 June 2019Blog

The best ways to delight today’s travelers and grow revenue may surprise you. ...

The Airport Delight Survey Report: Human vs Machines

18 June 2019Reports

OAG recently surveyed more than 2,000 travelers through its flight tracking ...

SWOOP – Making Waves at Airports

05 June 2019Blog

The biggest airports often get the most attention but, as our recent North ...

Florida’s Fastest Growing

04 June 2019Blog

Seven airports in Florida are amongst the fastest growing in North America.  ...

A Smashing Summer Coming Up

30 May 2019Blog

The Cricket World Cup starts this week in England, with 48 matches planned over ...

Memorable Data for a Memorial Day Weekend

23 May 2019Blog

The last weekend in May brings a major public holiday in the United States with ...

India’s Domestic Aviation Policy – UDAN Delivers

16 May 2019Blog

It’s a wonderful idea, to create an aviation objective of “letting the common ...

Football’s Challenging Journeys

10 May 2019Blog

Four teams from the same country contesting the finals of Europe’s top ...

Europe Slows for Summer

03 May 2019Blog

Too much capacity too quickly. A common complaint from airlines when demand ...

Africa's Liberalisation Slows

25 April 2019Blog

Much has been made of the Single African Air Transport Market Agreement (SAATM) ...

Long-Haul Low-Cost...Not as Disruptive as You may think?

09 April 2019Blog

Long-haul low-cost, one of the most talked about subjects in the aviation ...

The World’s Busiest Routes Uncovered

26 March 2019Blog

At OAG, we’re fascinated by data and what insights it can provide.  We’ve taken ...

China’s Largest Opportunity – The World's Next Mega Carrier?

14 March 2019Blog

Management changes in any business create a period of uncertainty, and in most ...

Chinese travel to the heart of Game of Thrones

06 March 2019Blog

Croatia. Northern Ireland. Iceland. Morocco. What do each of these destinations ...

Joining Up the Americas – The Rewards of Joint Ventures

28 February 2019Blog

Chile’s anti-trust approval of the American Airlines-LATAM Group joint venture ...

The Norwegian Effect

21 February 2019Blog

There can’t be much that rattles British Airways these days, other than the ...

Cooling Off Period – Mixed messages in the US and China air traffic market

13 February 2019Blog

The US-China aviation market has stagnated. For the first time in years growth ...

Vietnam Goes Mainstream

05 February 2019Blog

Stunning aviation growth and visa-free access boost tourism Vietnam has seen ...

Chinese New Year 2019 - Facts and Figures

30 January 2019Blog

Want to know all the top stats around flights, airports and routes in China ...

Spot The Difference in US Low-Cost Carriers

25 January 2019Blog

How differences in route market share translate to yield differences for ...

Punctuality League 2019 | Global Improvements Despite Increasing Challenges

03 January 2019Blog

On-time performance (OPTP) is becoming an increasingly valuable marketing ...

Flight Punctuality League 2019 | OAG

02 January 2019Reports

Another year, another look at on-time performance for the world's airlines and ...

The Vienna Waltz

19 December 2018Blog

Vienna has a reputation as a solid market. Solid in that it ranks among the Top ...

The Rise and Rise of IndiGo

27 November 2018Blog

Traditionally, purple has been a colour associated with kings and in the Indian ...

Battle for the Bay

20 November 2018Blog

Competition is hotting up between airports serving the Greater Bay Area of ...

Battle For The Bay

20 November 2018Reports

Air travel demand is growing fast for the Greater Bay Area (GBA) formerly know ...

From Hassle to Holiday

15 November 2018Blog

Want to know when will be the busiest time to travel and which will be the ...

When Geography Plays A Part: JFK’s Dilemma

01 November 2018Blog

It seems that even the most mature markets are capable of a growth spurt. Asset ...

Winter's North Atlantic Growth Spurt – Cheap Fares For All!

23 October 2018Blog

It seems that even the most mature markets are capable of a growth spurt. The ...

Travel Tech Innovation: Market Report

20 March 2018Reports

OAG, the global leader in flight information, surveyed more than 2,000 U.S. ...

Airport Turnaround Tables | OAG

06 March 2018Reports

It takes a team effort between airlines and airports to get flight schedules ...

Russia and World Cup

01 February 2018Reports

The World Cup is estimated to bring an additional 3.5 million visitors to ...

Punctuality League 2018

03 January 2018Reports

See Punctuality League 2019's results here.

Australia: A Series of Blogs

19 December 2017Reports

As the summer heats up in Australia, we take a look at some of the hottest ...

ISHKA | Adolescent Growing Pains

19 December 2017Reports

As part of a new Market Outlook Report – Ishka Vista: 2018 Aviation Finance ...

Megahubs International Index 2017

25 September 2017Reports

See 2017's edition of the Megahubs Index Which airports are the most ...

Demonstrating Dynamic

19 September 2016Reports

Typically not common for an airline to make significant changes to its schedule ...

Self-Connection

12 April 2016Reports

As travellers explore new ways to save money when they fly, 40 percent are ...