British Airways Abandons Short Haul Hopes at London Gatwick

John Grant
24 September 2021 | By John Grant

Christmas Comes Early for Airline CEOs

John Grant
23 September 2021 | By John Grant

Business Air Travel Remains the Key Factor to the Year End

John Grant
20 September 2021 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
14 September 2021 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
13 September 2021 | By John Grant

Asian Dominance Slips from World's Busiest International Routes

Deirdre Fulton
09 September 2021 | By Deirdre Fulton

Airline Capacity Softens Around the World

John Grant
06 September 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
31 August 2021 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
25 August 2021 | By Becca Rowland

Airlines Expectations for any Recovery in 2021 are Fading

John Grant
23 August 2021 | By John Grant

US Airlines Steal An Advantage Over Competitors

John Grant
20 August 2021 | By John Grant

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

Deirdre Fulton
19 August 2021 | By Deirdre Fulton

Aviation’s Recovery Stutters Once Again

John Grant
16 August 2021 | By John Grant

Fresh Mint from JetBlue: Expect Disruption to Transatlantic Flying

Becca Rowland
11 August 2021 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
09 August 2021 | By John Grant

Greece - A Summer of Love

Becca Rowland
04 August 2021 | By Becca Rowland

Global Aviation Stuck in Suspended Animation

John Grant
02 August 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
26 July 2021 | By John Grant

North American Fleet Orders - Marginal Gains For Long Term Revenues

John Grant
21 July 2021 | By John Grant

Airlines Break Through 80 Million Seats A Week

John Grant
19 July 2021 | By John Grant

Global Airline Capacity Fails To Break The 80 Million Mark

John Grant
12 July 2021 | By John Grant

Why Are Airlines Offering Flights to Nowhere?

Becca Rowland
07 July 2021 | By Becca Rowland

COVID’s Impact on Flight Punctuality

Deirdre Fulton
06 July 2021 | By Deirdre Fulton

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

John Grant
05 July 2021 | By John Grant

Airlines Add Back Another 3.1 Million Seats This Week

John Grant
28 June 2021 | By John Grant

Airline Capacity Continues to Grow In the Short Term

John Grant
21 June 2021 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
17 June 2021 | By Becca Rowland

Capacity Grows But Airlines Fail Over The Weekend

John Grant
14 June 2021 | By John Grant

Transatlantic Travel Trauma

John Grant
09 June 2021 | By John Grant

Airline Capacity Steadies Before Another Likely Tumble

John Grant
07 June 2021 | By John Grant

What are Codeshare Flights & what are they used for?

Becca Rowland
02 June 2021 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
01 June 2021 | By John Grant

Managing Fleet Recoveries in a Pandemic, Ryanair Wins Again!

John Grant
25 May 2021 | By John Grant

Airline Capacity Stalls As We Head Into The Summer Season

John Grant
24 May 2021 | By John Grant

Airlines Flying Close to the Sun

John Grant
19 May 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
17 May 2021 | By John Grant

Is this the Beginning of the Aviation Recovery?

John Grant
17 May 2021 | By John Grant

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

Deirdre Fulton
13 May 2021 | By Deirdre Fulton

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

John Grant
10 May 2021 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
06 May 2021 | By Becca Rowland

Following the Paper Trail to Ticketless Travel and Travel Technology

John Grant
05 May 2021 | By John Grant

Airlines Eagerly Await Traffic Light Travel Announcement

John Grant
04 May 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
27 April 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
26 April 2021 | By John Grant

Australian Outbound: Tasman Travel Bubble and Beyond

Becca Rowland
20 April 2021 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
19 April 2021 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
14 April 2021 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
12 April 2021 | By John Grant

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

Deirdre Fulton
07 April 2021 | By Deirdre Fulton

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

John Grant
06 April 2021 | By John Grant

The Complexity of Making an Airline Route Fuel Efficient

Becca Rowland
01 April 2021 | By Becca Rowland

Summer Travel Airline Capacity Bounces Back

John Grant
29 March 2021 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
23 March 2021 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
22 March 2021 | By John Grant

Return of the MAX – Back in the Air

Deirdre Fulton
18 March 2021 | By Deirdre Fulton

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

John Grant
15 March 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
10 March 2021 | By John Grant

Confidence Continues to Build as Weekly Capacity Increases

John Grant
08 March 2021 | By John Grant

Is There Such a Thing as a Green Airline?

Becca Rowland
04 March 2021 | By Becca Rowland

Finding New Air Service Opportunities – Four Best Practice Approaches

Becca Rowland
02 March 2021 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
01 March 2021 | By John Grant

Fleet Changes with COVID-19: Time for the New

Becca Rowland
24 February 2021 | By Becca Rowland

Joining The Dots But Missing The “T’s” Socially Distancing Whilst Connecting, A Complex Issue

John Grant
23 February 2021 | By John Grant

Network Planners Take A Well-Deserved Break

John Grant
22 February 2021 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
17 February 2021 | By Becca Rowland

China Springs Back and American Airlines are Back at Number One

John Grant
16 February 2021 | By John Grant

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

Deirdre Fulton
12 February 2021 | By Deirdre Fulton

Chinese Domestic Capacity Collapses with Record Reductions

John Grant
08 February 2021 | By John Grant

Industry Heads For Half A Billion Fewer Seats in Quarter One

John Grant
01 February 2021 | By John Grant

Will China's Annual Mass Migration Happen in 2021

Becca Rowland
28 January 2021 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
25 January 2021 | By John Grant

Does the Tokyo Olympics Need Aviation to be Back?

Becca Rowland
20 January 2021 | By Becca Rowland

Twelve Months on and it's Getting Worse

John Grant
18 January 2021 | By John Grant

Europe's Low-Cost Carriers Summer Shuffle

John Grant
13 January 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
11 January 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
04 January 2021 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
30 December 2020 | By John Grant

So Nearly Sixty One Million…But Probably Not for Long

John Grant
21 December 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
14 December 2020 | By John Grant

OAG's Megahubs - Where are they now?

Deirdre Fulton
08 December 2020 | By Deirdre Fulton

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

John Grant
07 December 2020 | By John Grant

Beijing Bounces Back to Growth

Deirdre Fulton
03 December 2020 | By Deirdre Fulton

Cruising At 55 Million and Going Nowhere

John Grant
30 November 2020 | By John Grant

US Airlines Take Different Approaches to Thanksgiving

John Grant
23 November 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
19 November 2020 | By John Grant

Global Capacity Stabilises At Least For One Week

John Grant
16 November 2020 | By John Grant

The State of the States

John Grant
09 November 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
09 November 2020 | By John Grant

UK Aviation's Three Wise Men Come to The Rescue

John Grant
02 November 2020 | By John Grant

China Southern Airlines Becomes the World's Largest Airline Again

John Grant
26 October 2020 | By John Grant

Regional Risks

Becca Rowland
22 October 2020 | By Becca Rowland

Small is Beautiful : Pockets of Good News and Positive Signs

John Grant
19 October 2020 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
15 October 2020 | By Becca Rowland

Southwest Strategic Opportunity

John Grant
13 October 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Thirty-Nine Delta Air Lines Becomes The World’s Largest Carrier...At Least For This Week

John Grant
12 October 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update - Week Thirty-Eight 32,000 Professionals Furloughed As Capacity Stabilises

John Grant
05 October 2020 | By John Grant

Transatlantic Turmoil Potential US$10 Billion Risk Looming

John Grant
29 September 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update - Week Thirty-Seven Signs of a Golden Week For Aviation Although We’ve Broken The Billion Lost Seats Mark

John Grant
28 September 2020 | By John Grant

US Majors Heading for a Thanksgiving Roasting

John Grant
24 September 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
21 September 2020 | By John Grant

London’s Airports Battle for Premier League Positions

John Grant
16 September 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
14 September 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update - Week Thirty-Four Probably 15 Million Seats to Be Cut Before Month End

John Grant
07 September 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
01 September 2020 | By John Grant

Jet Fuel Uncertainty

Becca Rowland
26 August 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
24 August 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
17 August 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Thirty Have We Just Peaked?

John Grant
10 August 2020 | By John Grant

Covid Turbulence – how countries got cancellations under control

Becca Rowland
06 August 2020 | By Becca Rowland

Who Flies Where? Understanding Air Passenger flow

Becca Rowland
05 August 2020 | By Becca Rowland

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty-Nine Sixty Million Mark Reached, Halfway Back - But Only Just

John Grant
03 August 2020 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
28 July 2020 | By Becca Rowland

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty-Eight - UK Holidaymakers Stranded In Spain As Global Capacity Grows

John Grant
27 July 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
22 July 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty-Seven Steady As She Goes But Worrying Early Winter Indicators

John Grant
20 July 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
13 July 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
08 July 2020 | By John Grant

Routes at Risk

Becca Rowland
07 July 2020 | By Becca Rowland

Transatlantic Traumas

John Grant
01 July 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Twenty Four The Fastest Week of Recovery as Airlines Prepare for Summer

John Grant
29 June 2020 | By John Grant

Shake Up In South America

Becca Rowland
25 June 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
22 June 2020 | By John Grant

Vietnam’s First Mover Opportunity

John Grant
17 June 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
15 June 2020 | By John Grant

When Will You Fly? Early Signs Reveal Mixed Messages

Becca Rowland
11 June 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
08 June 2020 | By John Grant

Mind The Gap: Are Airline Schedules Over-Optimistic?

Becca Rowland
03 June 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
01 June 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Nineteen Everyone Is Waiting for June

John Grant
25 May 2020 | By John Grant

Brave, Careless Or Confident? Getting Back In The Air

Becca Rowland
21 May 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

Becca Rowland
20 May 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
18 May 2020 | By John Grant

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

John Grant
11 May 2020 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
07 May 2020 | By Becca Rowland

Covid-19 and Air Travel – Impact on Airports

Becca Rowland
06 May 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
04 May 2020 | By John Grant

The Empty Middle Seat: The Stuff of Dreams

John Grant
29 April 2020 | By John Grant

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Fifteen Capacity Starting To Rebuild, Have We Reached The Bottom?

John Grant
27 April 2020 | By John Grant

Busiest Routes 2020

Deirdre Fulton
23 April 2020 | By Deirdre Fulton

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

John Grant
20 April 2020 | By John Grant

Caring for Aviation The CARES Act, A Watershed Moment

John Grant
16 April 2020 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
15 April 2020 | By Becca Rowland

OAG Coronavirus Update – Week Thirteen Chinese Domestic Capacity Grows Again but Global Capacity Falls

John Grant
13 April 2020 | By John Grant

Coronavirus Update Week Twelve - Below Forty Million and Counting

John Grant
06 April 2020 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
01 April 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
30 March 2020 | By John Grant

Where do OTAs Stand in the Covid-19 Era?

OAG
25 March 2020 | By OAG

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

John Grant
23 March 2020 | By John Grant

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

OAG
19 March 2020 | By OAG

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Nine The Changes Keep on Coming

John Grant
16 March 2020 | By John Grant

The Scale of the Schengen - US Travel Ban

Becca Rowland
12 March 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
10 March 2020 | By John Grant

Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Eight

John Grant
09 March 2020 | By John Grant

COVID19 Increases US Domestic Capacity

John Grant
04 March 2020 | By John Grant

Chinese Capacity Recovers…Global Capacity Remains Stable

John Grant
02 March 2020 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
27 February 2020 | By Becca Rowland

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

John Grant
24 February 2020 | By John Grant

How Green Is Your Airline?

Becca Rowland
20 February 2020 | By Becca Rowland

Lessons From Flybe - European Regional Airline Networks And Hub Access

Becca Rowland
18 February 2020 | By Becca Rowland

Coronavirus Continues Damaging China Capacity

John Grant
17 February 2020 | By John Grant

Coronavirus Kills International Capacity

John Grant
10 February 2020 | By John Grant

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

Deirdre Fulton
06 February 2020 | By Deirdre Fulton

Are Flight Cancellations Running Ahead Of Coronovirus Spread?

Becca Rowland
04 February 2020 | By Becca Rowland

Coronavirus Strikes Chinese Aviation

John Grant
03 February 2020 | By John Grant

Vienna’s Changing Market

John Grant
30 January 2020 | By John Grant

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

OAG
23 January 2020 | By OAG

Coronavirus - Tracking Down the Bug

John Grant
21 January 2020 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
16 January 2020 | By Becca Rowland

FlyBe - Can Regional Be Too Regional

John Grant
13 January 2020 | By John Grant

Punctuality League 2020

Deirdre Fulton
03 January 2020 | By Deirdre Fulton

Decade Delights: Ten Years of Aviation Development

OAG
27 December 2019 | By OAG

Top Travel Technology Trends for 2020

OAG
19 December 2019 | By OAG

The A220, Versatile Performer….Flexible Friend

John Grant
10 December 2019 | By John Grant

City Twins: an exclusive club?

Deirdre Fulton
03 December 2019 | By Deirdre Fulton

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

Becca Rowland
28 November 2019 | By Becca Rowland

Thanksgiving Travel 2019: How to avoid the crowds

OAG
22 November 2019 | By OAG

LATAM’s Attraction: Deal of the Decade

John Grant
12 November 2019 | By John Grant

The World’s Longest Unserved Routes

Deirdre Fulton
07 November 2019 | By Deirdre Fulton

Great Circle Routes & Flight Paths

Becca Rowland
06 November 2019 | By Becca Rowland

Spanish Conquerors for Air Europa: Consolidation Continues

John Grant
05 November 2019 | By John Grant

The rise and rise of the Indian OTA market

OAG
01 November 2019 | By OAG

Winter Is Not All Gloomy

John Grant
24 October 2019 | By John Grant

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

Becca Rowland
22 October 2019 | By Becca Rowland

Turbulent Times for Europe

Deirdre Fulton
16 October 2019 | By Deirdre Fulton

Spirit Airlines – Playing Around

Becca Rowland
09 October 2019 | By Becca Rowland

What is Wet Leasing?

Becca Rowland
09 October 2019 | By Becca Rowland

Going South: Norwegian's flight plans

Deirdre Fulton
01 October 2019 | By Deirdre Fulton

Thomas Cook: Heritage Brand. Business Hole.

Becca Rowland
26 September 2019 | By Becca Rowland

London Heathrow retains title as world’s most connected airport

Deirdre Fulton
24 September 2019 | By Deirdre Fulton

Japan’s Rugby World Cup: Fans Get into Position

Deirdre Fulton
20 September 2019 | By Deirdre Fulton

How Many Ways To Get To Adelaide

Becca Rowland
19 September 2019 | By Becca Rowland

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

Deirdre Fulton
11 September 2019 | By Deirdre Fulton

Trade Disputes Damages Travel: Japan & South Korea Capacity Suffering

John Grant
04 September 2019 | By John Grant

Boston’s Aviation Party

John Grant
29 August 2019 | By John Grant

A340 and A380 - Retirements All Around

John Grant
27 August 2019 | By John Grant

Is The India-Australia Relationship Hotting Up?

Becca Rowland
22 August 2019 | By Becca Rowland

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

Becca Rowland
20 August 2019 | By Becca Rowland

Billion Dollar Route - Jewels in The Network

John Grant
13 August 2019 | By John Grant

B737 Max – Maximum Aviation Xpense

John Grant
06 August 2019 | By John Grant

Schools out – UK summer flight market continues to surprise

John Grant
31 July 2019 | By John Grant

Subscribe to our blog

By clicking submit you agree to receive an update as soon as a new blog post is released. See our privacy notice.

data changing flight planning

HOW AND WHEN WILL AVIATION RECOVER FROM COVID-19?

Find out more

data powering airports

LISTEN TO OUR LATEST on air AVIATION PODCAST

Find out more

datadrivingtraveltech

Return of the MAX – Back in the Air

Read now