Deirdre Fulton

Deirdre Fulton

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Steady Aviation Growth Continues Amid Travel Chaos

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

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Europe: All Set for a Busy Summer of Travel

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

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Asian Dominance Slips from World's Busiest International Routes

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

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

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

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COVID’s Impact on Flight Punctuality

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

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

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

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

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

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Return of the MAX – Back in the Air

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

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

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

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OAG's Megahubs - Where are they now?

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

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Beijing Bounces Back to Growth

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

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Busiest Routes 2020

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

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

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

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Punctuality League 2020

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

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City Twins: an exclusive club?

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

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The World’s Longest Unserved Routes

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

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Turbulent Times for Europe

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

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Going South: Norwegian's flight plans

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

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London Heathrow retains title as world’s most connected airport

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

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Japan’s Rugby World Cup: Fans Get into Position

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

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

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

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The World’s Busiest Routes Uncovered

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

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The Norwegian Effect

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

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Vietnam Goes Mainstream

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

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India on the Move - Infographic

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

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HNA Group – Point To Point

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

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China Eastern - Domestic Dominance

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

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Southern Strength – Aircraft Orderbook Reflects China Southern Ambitions

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

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Air China - China's Most International Airline Group

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

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Inside China's Airline Families – Eyeing Up The Neighbours

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

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Catching Up At Airports - The Ins and Outs

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

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Following the Leader: Los Angeles – Sydney

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

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

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

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

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

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China - Australia, The Skies Just Keep on Opening

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

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OAG Megahubs Index 2017 is here!

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

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A Japanese Gem: Uncovering the Aviation Potential of Okinawa

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

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Japan January – Keeping up with Bakugai

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

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

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

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Japan January - Low cost finally makes its mark in Japan

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

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Japan January - The Haneda Story

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

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

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