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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 ...

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

Jul 30, 2020 5:06:53 PMPodcasts

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

Jun 23, 2020 3:26:26 PMPodcasts

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 ...

Bubbles, Corridors And 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 – Week Sixteen 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 ...

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 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 ...

The Vitality of Data

10 October 2019Reports

While flight data can be gathered from many different sources, we have made it ...

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 ...

The Pursuit of Punctuality

10 July 2019Reports

Real-time changes in your operations impact traveller experience and so it has ...

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.  ...

North America's Airport Leaders 2019

04 June 2019Reports

Highlights in our latest report show that airports have grown the most in key ...

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 ...

Busiest Routes 2019

26 March 2019Reports

With 30,187 flights in the course of a year, the route between Kuala Lumpur ...

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 is becoming an increasingly valuable marketing message for ...

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 ...

Japan Gets the Tackle in Early

18 October 2018Reports

Japan is hosting both the Rugby Union World Cup and the Olympic games in the ...

Japan’s Tourism Ambition – Going For Gold

18 October 2018Blog

It’s an ambitious target to increase your visitor numbers by some nine million ...

India on the Move - Infographic

04 October 2018Blog

OAG's latest infographic, India on the Move demonstrates the challenges of ...

HNA Group – Point To Point

02 October 2018Blog

With 13 airlines making up the group, and a focus on point-to-point operations ...

China Eastern - Domestic Dominance

01 October 2018Blog

With more Chinese destinations than any other Chinese airline group, the Group ...

Southern Strength – Aircraft Orderbook Reflects China Southern Ambitions

28 September 2018Blog

International capacity at China Southern Group airlines is growing at 12%, and ...

Air China - China's Most International Airline Group

27 September 2018Blog

With 18% of all capacity to and from points beyond China’s border, the Air ...

Inside China's Airline Families – Eyeing Up The Neighbours

26 September 2018Blog

OAG’s latest blog series takes a closer look at each of the China’s airline ...

London Heathrow is #1 International Megahub

18 September 2018Blog

Yet again, London Heathrow is the most internationally connected airport in the ...

Megahubs US Index 2018

18 September 2018Reports

The OAG Megahubs US Index 2018 reveals the top 25 most connected airports in ...

Megahubs International Index 2018

18 September 2018Reports

The OAG Megahubs International Index 2018 reveals the top 50 most connected ...

Australian Capacity Stretches to New Markets

21 August 2018Reports

Australia is the 14th largest scheduled aviation market in the world with 107 ...

What Will Happen with Heathrow's Approved Runway?

02 August 2018Blog

Over fifty years in the making, probably ten more to go and subject to lots of ...

The Heathrow Expansion Forecast

01 August 2018Reports

Now that the UK Government has officially decided to back a third runway at ...

Summer's Hottest On-Time Performance

05 July 2018Blog

A typical Northern Hemisphere summer brings record braking temperatures, yearly ...

Billion Dollar Route

03 July 2018Blog

Distance, time and capacity are only a few ways in which the airline industry ...

Surprise Winners of Russia 2018

14 June 2018Blog

With the largest scheduled aviation database on the planet we’ve combined our ...

Amazon, Facebook and the Future of Travel Tech Booking

13 June 2018Blog

In a March blog post, we discussed the rise of artificial intelligence and ...

Fast Growing Airports Linked To Southwest Success

05 June 2018Blog

Many of the fastest growing airports in the United States can link their ...

Fastest Growing Airports

23 May 2018Reports

OAG takes a look at the fastest growing airports in North America from May 2017 ...

The World's 20 Busiest Air Routes | OAG

22 May 2018Reports

OAG takes a closer look at the world’s busiest trunk routes in terms of the ...

Delhi Delights - A bright future for one of India's oldest cities

21 May 2018Blog

The Lonely Planet Guide describes Delhi as a place where time travel is ...

The World's Top 20 Busiest Routes

03 May 2018Blog

The 20 busiest international routes in the world each have an average of more ...

China Ties Stronger Connections to Thailand

24 April 2018Blog

It’s frequently hard to comprehend the rate of capacity growth in China in ...

The Race for Deliveries – China Trumps United States

04 April 2018Blog

Airbus edged out Boeing in the annual aircraft order competition for 2017, but ...

Predictive Intelligence: The Rising Star in Travel Tech Adoption

26 March 2018Blog

With all the disruptive technologies promising to revolutionise the travel ...

Travel Tech Innovation: Market Report

20 March 2018Reports

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

Gearing up for High Tech Growth

19 March 2018Blog

Lithuania continues to take advantage of its strong technical talent by ...

Travel Tech Innovation: Future of Booking | OAG

13 March 2018Reports

New technologies and innovations continue to disrupt the travel landscape and ...

Catching Up At Airports - The Ins and Outs

08 March 2018Blog

While airlines might grab the headlines with their 25-minute aircraft ...

Airport Turnaround Tables | OAG

06 March 2018Reports

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

Hong Kong - How To Avoid Being Late

23 February 2018Blog

Operating to a schedule becomes increasingly difficult when the sheer volume of ...

The Secret Weapon for Business Travel Airline Negotiations: Analytics

20 February 2018Blog

Market consolidation in the airline industry – paired with a steady influx of ...

FIFA World Cup Will Add to Russian Aviation Boom

02 February 2018Blog

2018 is the year that Russia gets to showcase its footballing prowess and ...

Russia and World Cup

01 February 2018Reports

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

Adolescent Growing Pains and Transatlantic Renaissance

08 January 2018Blog

As part of our latest contribution to a new Market Outlook Report – Ishka ...

Punctuality League 2018

03 January 2018Reports

See Punctuality League 2019's results here.

How to Outshine Your Peers - Punctuality League 2018

03 January 2018Blog

The moment when we transition from one year to another is always an opportunity ...

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 ...

OAG's 8 for 2018

07 December 2017Blog

OAG examines industry trends coming up in the following year and makes 8 ...

Essential Metrics For Global Airlines

22 November 2017Blog

Big data has been a buzz phrase for a while now and at OAG we know all about ...

Following the Leader: Los Angeles – Sydney

15 November 2017Blog

It is a long way from Los Angeles to Sydney - 6,510 nautical miles to be ...

Australia Long-Haul Low-Cost and Lessons for North Atlantic

13 November 2017Blog

While legacy airline competitors are keeping an eye on how Norwegian Airlines ...

Western Australia – A Minefield of Trends and a Glimmer of Hope

08 November 2017Blog

The two largest airports in Western Australia, Perth and Broome, have seen ...

China - Australia, The Skies Just Keep on Opening

03 November 2017Blog

It’s quite rare for two countries to completely liberalise their air service ...

Auf Wiedersehen, Air Berlin

19 October 2017Blog

It’s always sad to see an airline cease operations and next week Air Berlin ...

On-Time Performance Star Ratings for October Revealed!

16 October 2017Blog

OAG is proud to award 5-star ratings to 14 airlines and 49 airports in the ...

A Monarch Dethroned

02 October 2017Blog

It is never good news when an airline collapses, especially one with such ...

OAG Megahubs Index 2017 is here!

26 September 2017Blog

This year, in the 2017 edition of the Megahubs series, we turn our attention to ...

Megahubs International Index 2017

25 September 2017Reports

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

Ryanair Pilots – Two key seats to be filled for all airlines

21 September 2017Blog

Ryanair may be making headlines for all the wrong reasons as its handling on a ...

Argentina - Leaving the Low-Cost Wilderness

23 August 2017Blog

Lower South America has had a chequered history of aviation development in ...

B757s Going Back to the Core

24 July 2017Blog

The recent announcement from United Airlines that they would be ceasing ...

Laptop Losers – Connectivity impact for Europe’s key hubs

06 July 2017Blog

The great strength of hub airports is that they connect passengers from one ...

Asia's Hubs: Dynamics Of Connectivity

22 June 2017Reports

How travellers are using these airports to connect OAG takes a deep dive into ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Bangkok – The Tourism Hub

19 June 2017Blog

In the final instalment of our Asian hub connectivity series, we look ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Kuala Lumpur – Leading With Low-Cost

16 June 2017Blog

As we continue our Asian hub connectivity series, one airport stands out as ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Haneda – Japan’s Beating Heart

15 June 2017Blog

Next in OAG’s series on Asian Hub Connectivity, we consider connectivity at ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Singapore – Regionally Relevant

14 June 2017Blog

OAG takes a deep dive into the traffic flows at Asia’s primary hub airports to ...

Dynamics of Connectivity – Hong Kong – An International Hub Icon

13 June 2017Blog

OAG takes a deep dive into the traffic flows at Asia’s primary hub airports to ...

Irish Charm, Strategically Applied!

02 June 2017Blog

An airline that reports a $1.5 Billion profit, achieves a near 94% passenger ...

Rwanda: brave and bold moves for the next African hub

24 May 2017Blog

The first direct service from Kigali, Rwanda to London starts at the end of May ...

United States and Cuba: Riding the Wave of Capacity Growth

17 May 2017Blog

One of the last major Barack Obama initiatives was the formalisation of ...

Europe Looking East: The Rise of Three Trending Destinations

28 April 2017Blog

In the second collaborative piece, OAG and Skyscanner explore three trending ...

Goldilocks and on-time performance

20 April 2017Blog

As airports and airspace become more crowded, the way operations are managed ...

On-Time Performance Star Ratings

19 April 2017Reports

Introducing on-time performance ratings Formula One fans will be aware of the ...

Lesson in Long-Haul, Low-Cost

06 April 2017Blog

Legacy carriers are right to be jittery about the competitive threat from ...

Low Cost, Low Hassle

06 April 2017Reports

Legacy Carriers Have a Threat in Low-Cost Alternatives In February this year, ...

Who Is The Biggest of Them All...?

03 April 2017Blog

It’s a discussion that has raged since the first commercial air services. Who ...

OAG Take-Off 2017

23 March 2017Reports

The Top 20 Carriers Which airline holds the top spot when it comes to seat ...

Travel Tech Landscape Intensifies

21 March 2017Reports

Gaining a competitive edge in an evolving market From the new dynamic created ...

Eyeing the prize – opportunities for more direct India-UK air services

06 March 2017Blog

It should have been no surprise given the UK’s need to foster international ...

Asia’s Catalysts

06 March 2017Reports

Change is good If change is good, and on most occasions it is, then aviation in ...

Brazil Starts To Rally

28 February 2017Reports

Sign of an improving market South America's scheduled capacity for the summer ...

Enhancing National Security

22 February 2017Reports

Flight information constantly changes With up-to-date airline schedules for the ...

A Japanese Gem: Uncovering the Aviation Potential of Okinawa

21 February 2017Blog

In the first of a series of collaborative pieces – OAG has teamed up with ...

The American Way – Long-distance relationships

15 February 2017Blog

Relationships which cross continents are rarely easy. This is as true for ...

The American Way – Cheap Dates

14 February 2017Blog

If you can’t beat them, join them. Or so the motto goes. Having spent years ...

The American Way – Sweet Nothings

13 February 2017Blog

Having gone through a period of intense consolidation, the US now has three ...

The American Way – Labours of love

10 February 2017Blog

The three largest US airlines are all the result of mergers in recent years. ...

The American Way – What seven year itch?

09 February 2017Blog

It’s now seven years since Delta Air Lines and Northwest completed their ...

Japan January – Keeping up with Bakugai

30 January 2017Blog

With a love of shopping, a desire for Japanese products and becoming ...

Japan January - Domestic Japan – still all about JAL and ANA

27 January 2017Blog

Earlier in our blog series this week we looked at how the low-cost sector is ...

Japan January - Low cost finally makes its mark in Japan

26 January 2017Blog

There’s been a low-cost carrier (LCC) presence in Japan for many years but for ...

Japan January - The Haneda Story

25 January 2017Blog

Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND) is Japan’s largest airport and has succeeded in ...

Japan January – On-time performance – Japan shows how it’s done

24 January 2017Blog

For as long as OAG has been tracking on-time performance (OTP), Japan’s ...

Iceland – Seriously Cool

17 January 2017Blog

Travel search engine Skyscanner recently announced that Reykjavik in Iceland ...

Punctuality League 2016

04 January 2017Reports

2016's On-Time Airline & Airport Rankings See the latest results in the ...

Airport and airline winners of OAG's Punctuality League 2016 announced

04 January 2017Blog

Having just finished our New Year festivities here at OAG HQ, we’re in the mood ...

Transatlantic Attraction - The Story Continues

15 December 2016Blog

It’s a frequent story seeing double-digit frequency growth over a few years in ...

The world's most connected airports of 2016

02 December 2016Blog

Which airports are the most connected in the world? Find out in the 2016 ...

Megahubs Index 2016

30 November 2016Reports

2016 edition of OAG’s Megahubs Index Which airports are the most connected in ...

US Big Three Results Drive Punctuality Improvements

18 November 2016Blog

It’s been a good year for the Big Three. Strong profits, new aircraft ...

Incredible India - Friend or Foe?

11 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Incredible India - Connections in Big Cities

10 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Incredible India - Legacy Fightback

09 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Incredible India - Capacity Crunch

08 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Incredible India - Two Versions of Regional Connectivity

07 November 2016Blog

With India Tourism the premier partner for World Travel Market this week, OAG ...

Investing Wisely with Aviation Data

28 October 2016Reports

Understanding the Risk and Reward in an industry as vulnerable to third-party ...

Investing Wisely with Aviation Data

28 October 2016Blog

Aviation is a risky business from many perspectives; the returns for airlines ...

Morocco - Doing West Africa Proud

24 October 2016Blog

Quietly on the West Coast of Africa things are happening. A new hub airport is ...

Morocco – West Africa’s Natural Asset

21 October 2016Reports

Future opportunities emerging Much of the recent coverage of African aviation ...

Rebooting South America’s Hubs

13 October 2016Blog

With tech hubs springing up in the likes of Santiago and Medellin, there are ...

Reboot South America

12 October 2016Reports

For much of South America, the year of 2016 is proving to be a testing time ...

Flight data powers the on-demand economy

05 October 2016Reports

An On-Demand Experience Requires Real-Time Flight Data  As the travel ...

The Value of Flight Data In China

21 September 2016Reports

Why dynamic fight data is playing a key role in China digital travel sales in ...

Demonstrating Dynamic

19 September 2016Reports

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

China’s Outbound Love Story

19 September 2016Blog

As World Routes heads to Chengdu in September, OAG takes a timely look at where ...

Reaching Out: China's Outbound Love Story

14 September 2016Reports

OAG takes a timely look at where China’s international capacity is headed. ...

The Developing Transatlantic Low-Cost Battle

09 September 2016Blog

Emergent markets, new airlines, burgeoning low cost sector, new alliances, ...

Sofia - The Latest Aviation Battleground

06 September 2016Blog

Aviation is full of great iconic airline battles, it’s what makes the industry ...

World Of Reference Data

25 July 2016Reports

Schedules data is constantly changing and with seven schedule changes every ...

Underserved Uncovered

06 July 2016Reports

There is strong argument that where there are significant volumes of passengers ...

Future megacities and network gaps

22 June 2016Reports

The UN definition of a megacity is any city with a population of more than 10 ...

America Connects

10 June 2016Reports

In the first quarter of 2016, 12.8 million passengers travelled between North ...

Staying Competitive In The Caribbean

06 May 2016Reports

Tourism is the primary revenue driver for most Caribbean islands and especially ...

Self-Connection

12 April 2016Reports

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

Great Expectations: On-Time Performance

09 February 2016Reports

The on-time performance (OTP) of airlines plays a valuable role in the aviation ...

Window on Iran's Aviation Market

02 February 2016Reports

The aviation market in Iran appears to be attracting increasing ...