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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: February 2024

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

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

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

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Unlocking Full Potential: Elevating the Flight Booking Experience

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

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Top 10: Europe's Busiest Airports

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

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Four Groundbreaking Innovations Transforming the Airline Industry This Month

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: January 2024

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

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Infographic: The Busiest Airports in the US

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

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Infographic: China's Biggest Airlines

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

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How Will Travel Technology Facilitate 2024’s Travel Trends?

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

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

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

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Just Launched: Passenger Booking Data in the Cloud

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: December 2023

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

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Innovative Airline Operations: Baggage Management

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

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

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

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Major Trends & Technology Etiquette for Travel in 2024

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: November 2023

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

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Air Travel Statistics 2023

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Travel Technology Highlights of 2023

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

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Innovative Airline Operations: Flight Planning

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

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The New Technology Assisting Seasonal Travel

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: October 2023

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

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

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

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On-Time Performance On The Up In North America

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

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Innovative Airline Operations: The Turnaround

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

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

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

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

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

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PASSENGER BOOKING DATA: AN INSIDER'S GUIDE

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

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Infographic: Exploring Airport Megahubs

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

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

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

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Infographic: The Busiest Airports In The World, October 2023

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: September 2023

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

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The Technology Helping Maximize Travel Satisfaction

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

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

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

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Mediterranean Travel Hotspots

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

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SSIM Data: An Insider's Guide

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

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Embracing the Tech Future of the Airline Business In Three Charts

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: August 2023

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

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

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

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The Travel Technologies Emerging From This Summer

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: July 2023

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

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

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

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Flight Status Data: An Insider's Guide

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

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The Travel Technology Shaping The Future Of The Industry

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

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Maximizing Flexibility: The Innovative Transformation of Airline Payments

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

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Aviation Infographics of the Month: July 2023

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

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

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: June 2023

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

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

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

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Transformative Technologies To Make Summer Travel Smoother

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

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Reshaping Airline Journeys: The Unfolding Saga of Virtual Interlining

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

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

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

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Aviation Infographics of the Month: June 2023

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

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The Biggest Airlines in The US

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: May 2023

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

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

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

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

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

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Shaping Airline Retail: The Unstoppable Rise of Ancillaries

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

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Spotlight on Türkiye: Top Airlines, Destinations & Markets

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

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Aviation Infographics of the Month: May 2023

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: April 2023

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

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Defining Late: On-Time Performance in the Aviation Industry

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

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CIO Spotlight: Nick Dearden

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

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Top 10: Busiest International Airports in May 2023

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Aviation Infographics of the Month: April 2023

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: March 2023

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

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Evolving Travel Tech for an Evolving World

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

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

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

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Spring Break Travel: Data Comparison

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

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

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

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Airline Infographics of the Month: March 2023

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

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Top 10: Busiest International Flight Routes In March 2023

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

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Top 10: Busiest Domestic Airline Routes in China This Month

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: February 2023

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

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New Travel Tech for Airlines, Airports and Travel Agents

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: January 2023

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

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Airline Infographics Of The Month: February 2023

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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5 Travel Technologies You'll Hear More About in 2023

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: December 2022

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

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How Will NFTs Be Used in the Travel Industry?

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

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Scaling Information Services

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

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5 Travel Tech Trends Set To Disrupt The Industry

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: November 2022 Highlights

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

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5 Travel Technology Trends to Watch for Seamless & Sustainable Travel

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: October 2022 Highlights

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

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API Access Accelerated: OAG Joins the RapidAPI Marketplace

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

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The Hospitality Technology Powering the Industry's Recovery

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

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5 Travel Tech Innovations Harnessing the Travel Comeback

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

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Spotlight on Airline Tech Innovators

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: September 2022 Highlights

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

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

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: August 2022 Highlights

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: July 2022 Highlights

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

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

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

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

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

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Metaverse Travel and How It Will Change the Travel Industry

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: June 2022 Highlights

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

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Status Data is Launched in Flight Info Direct ☁️

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

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Fintech and Its Role in Travel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: May 2022 Highlights

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

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Using the Cloud for Sunnier Days in the Travel Industry

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: April 2022 Highlights

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

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How Autonomous Technology is Fueling Airport Operations

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

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OAG Celebrates the Launch of New Flight Info Connections API

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: March 2022 Highlights

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

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

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

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

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

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Reinventing the Travel Retail Experience With Data & Digitization

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: February 2022 Highlights

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

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

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

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Skift Travel Health Index: January 2022 Highlights

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

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Skift Recovery Tracker: December 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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Skift Recovery Tracker: November 2021

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Skift Recovery Tracker: October 2021

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

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Introducing Flight Info Direct

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

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Introducing the New Flight Info API

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

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OAG joins the Snowflake Data Marketplace

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Development Partner Programme

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

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Flight Info API ticks all the boxes for Air Black Box

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

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Enter OAG Labs - Our World of Data Science

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

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

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

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Game Changing Technology Platform | OAG Metis

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

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Product Show & Tell - Flight Info Direct

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

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OAG and IATA Strengthen Data Partnership

As part of a wider partnership, OAG will now supply IATA with reference and ...

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It's official! We have been awarded Microsoft IP Co-Sell Status

OAG, has been awarded Microsoft IP Co-Sell status. Through the Microsoft ...

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Where do OTAs Stand in the Covid-19 Era?

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

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

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

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

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

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Decade Delights: Ten Years of Aviation Development

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

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Top Travel Technology Trends for 2020

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

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Thanksgiving Travel 2019: How to avoid the crowds

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

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The rise and rise of the Indian OTA market

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

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

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

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Chinese New Year 2019 - Facts and Figures

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

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From Hassle to Holiday

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

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The World's Top 20 Busiest Routes

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

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Laptop Losers – Connectivity impact for Europe’s key hubs

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

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Bangkok – The Tourism Hub

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

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

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

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Haneda – Japan’s Beating Heart

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

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Singapore – Regionally Relevant

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

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Dynamics of Connectivity – Hong Kong – An International Hub Icon

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

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Irish Charm, Strategically Applied!

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

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Europe Looking East: The Rise of Three Trending Destinations

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

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Goldilocks and on-time performance

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

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Lesson in Long-Haul, Low-Cost

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

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Who Is The Biggest of Them All...?

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

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The American Way – Long-distance relationships

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

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The American Way – Cheap Dates

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

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The American Way – Sweet Nothings

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

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The American Way – Labours of love

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

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The American Way – What seven year itch?

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

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Iceland – Seriously Cool

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

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

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

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Transatlantic Attraction - The Story Continues

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

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The world's most connected airports of 2016

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

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Incredible India - Friend or Foe?

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

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Incredible India - Connections in Big Cities

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

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Incredible India - Legacy Fightback

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

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Incredible India - Capacity Crunch

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

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Incredible India - Two Versions of Regional Connectivity

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

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Investing Wisely with Aviation Data

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

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Rebooting South America’s Hubs

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

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China’s Outbound Love Story

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

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The Developing Transatlantic Low-Cost Battle

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

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The long and the short of the 787 at All Nippon

It’s only a week ago since All Nippon Airways took delivery of its 50th ...

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From Australia to the UK; an Ambitious Journey

It’s been an iconic ambition to secure non-stop services from Australia to the ...

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Busiest day of the year meltdown: The Atlanta Blues

Traditionally on the busiest week of the year, Delta Air Lines had been struck ...

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United States – Mexico: Opening the Skies Further…

It may prove to be one of the last changes to US aviation policy under the ...

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The Slot Machine

With the expectation that a decision on where London’s next runway capacity ...

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Phoenix to Orlando – whatever next in the US one-stop shop?

Geography can be challenging, especially when you are located on the East or ...

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Finders Keepers

Air services between China and Europe are growing rapidly. In July 2016, there ...

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Underserved Routes from A to B, via C

We all like to travel as directly as possible from one destination to the next ...

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Joining Up The Dots - Asia's Megacities

Imagine two cities with populations of 31 million and 25 million, respectively. ...

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Changi - A case of prudent planning?

Singapore’s Changi Airport has always been good at building ahead of the demand ...

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2015 Trends - 18 Months On

In December 2014, OAG published its 2015 Trends report. At the time the world ...

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Some habits need to be broken

In some parts of the world it’s ‘cool to queue’. But when you are waiting in a ...

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Airbnb and Low-Cost Airlines - Creating New Trends?

Airbnb’s latest top destinations are located at airports where low-cost ...

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Aruban Air Service Development – No Caribbean Holiday

With approval granted for numerous new air services to Havana, airports and ...

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Top 10 unserved routes from key Eastern Europe markets

Using OAG data, we reveal the top 10 unserved routes in key Eastern Europe ...

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Airline passengers embrace self-connection

According to OAG’s most recent report, “Self-Connection: The Rise and ...

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Alaska Airlines consolidates West Coast position

The announcement that Alaska Airlines is acquiring Virgin America surprised ...

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A ‘blank canvas’ look at US-Tokyo flights

US regulators have indicated their intention to use the availability of slots ...

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Seattle’s 1,000km advantage

With the arrival of the new and more efficient breed of long range aircraft, ...

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Low Cost: The new norm in Eastern Europe

In our latest report, OAG explores drivers of growth in Eastern Europe.

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The Pandemic Cycle

For many years the fortunes of the aviation industry were a reflection of ...

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All-new Global Monthly OTP Reports for Airlines and Airports

Find out which airlines and airports got their on-time performance off to a ...

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The first (and hopefully the worst and last) of 2016’s Winter Storms

As airports across the East Coast of the United States clear up after the ...

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Iran - plenty of potential on paper (at least)

On paper, at least, prospects for Iranian aviation are looking good.

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Well done to our Punctuality League winners!

Once again we’ve had a busy first week back in the office at OAG HQ; with no ...

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Iran - Do Changes to its Aviation Landscape Beckon?

It has for many years been a market of restricted access and trade activity but ...

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SG50 Singapore's Aviation Evolution

With Singapore set to celebrate 50 years of independence this weekend we take a ...

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Flights Over Beijing To Be Restricted As China Holds V-day Parade

With Beijing airspace set to be closed for 3 hours next month as part of the ...

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Delivering Passengers: Gulf Carriers Importance for US Airlines

What The Gulf Carriers Mean for US Airline Networks The recent complaint from ...

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The End of an Era - Airbus & Boeing Aircrafts

Airbus called a halt to production of its four-engine wide-body A340 towards ...

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The Fight For Global Markets

In March 2015, US carriers presented a case for unfair competition from some of ...

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Japan-Taiwan Air Services – Benefitting from Open Skies

This summer marks the fourth summer since Japan and the Republic of China ...

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The Danger of Trend Analysis

In 2011 there were 241 airlines registered and operating scheduled services ...

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Scottish APD: More of the same or are we at the beginning of the end?

With election fever about to take over the UK in the coming weeks, there is a ...

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Bangalore – A Microcosm of Indian Aviation?

OAG’s on-time performance data for February 2015 at Bangalore’s Kempegowda ...

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1501 miles and counting

It's amazing how much difference one mile can make in aviation! Today scheduled ...

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Good enough?

At the start of 2015 four out of five flights leaving from and arriving at the ...

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OAG at the movies

It's award season, so in honor of this year's Oscars, OAG's rolling out the red ...

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Chinese New Year Infographic - Year of the Goat

Holiday periods are often busy times in terms of air travel and Chinese New ...

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Survive or Thrive? European legacy carriers battle competition and costs

Talk of Europe’s biggest airline groups, IAG, Air-France KLM and Deutsche ...

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Low cost – every little helps…

Think of an industry that for the last three decades has been dominated by ...

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IAG and Aer Lingus – all about the slots?

It seems that the possibilities of an IAG acquisition of Aer Lingus are ...

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How big a hole will Cyprus Airways' suspension leave?

How big a hole does the suspension of Cyprus Airways leave in the air transport ...

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Who are the best-performing airlines and airports?

Congratulations to our Punctuality League winners! It’s been a busy week here ...

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Top 5 aviation trends to look out for in 2015

As 2014 draws to a close we look into the new year and use our extensive ...

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How does the future look for the A350?

Like many currently eagerly anticipating what Christmas might bring, this week ...

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Impact of London airspace closure (infographic)

Last Friday a power failure at NATS caused London airspace to shut down - at ...

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Nats power failure affects London airspace and flights

Friday evenings are notorious on the M25 around London but this week it’s the ...

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'Tis the season...to travel

OAG welcomes Christmas with this festive infographic showing the top 10 ...

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“Thainess” Tourism Year - what does the data hold for 2015?

A recent article by

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Scottish APD - how devolution could affect the aviation industry

Earlier today a decision was made to give the Scottish Parliament control over ...

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CAPA World Aviation Summit 2014 round-up

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A sobering thought: OAG analysis of delay compensation data

This commentary was first revealed as part of a talk from OAG's EVP John Grant ...

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Big in Japan: Are LCCs on the verge of making it?

With the news earlier this summer that AirAsia plans a return to the Japanese ...

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Where will the largest airports be in 2017?

At the end of last month we ran a story on IATA’s 20 year forecast and ...

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The Consequence of Falling Oil Prices

Falling oil prices have been receiving lots of coverage recently. Over the last ...

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China vs the US - Aviation Today

This week IATA published its first 20 year air passenger forecast. One of the ...

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When slots are not enough

Last week Virgin Atlantic confirmed that it will be closing its Little Red ...

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How will Ebola affect the aviation industry?

This week the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has had news pundits speculating on ...

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Have the DOJ's plans for opening up the domestic market succeeded this summer?

It’s the summer and peak season for the US holiday market. Well most holiday ...

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Can long haul low cost work in Europe?

Earlier this month we published a report on long haul low cost, investigating ...

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European airports see an improvement in on-time performance - June 2014

Deirdre Fulton & Becca Rowland Many of the interesting on-time performance ...

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Day at the races

For the second year running the OAG team went to Ladies Day at Sandown Race ...

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What are Emirates doing with their A350s?

When we heard that Emirates were cancelling an order of 70 A350s last month we ...

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OAG June FACTS

The latest OAG FACTS report is out now! With the news that Air India’s long ...

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OAG's monthly on-time performance review for April 2014

Deirdre Fulton & Becca Rowland There are some mixed results this month ...

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OAG May FACTS

Who will be taking Europeans on holiday this summer, and where? We take a look ...

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OAG's monthly on-time performance review for March 2014

Deirdre Fulton & Becca Rowland Our report this month reveals that across ...

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OAG April FACTS

This month we take a look at some of Western Europe’s key domestic routes. ...

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OAG's monthly on-time performance review for February 2014

Deirdre Fulton & Becca Rowland Some pockets of great OTP performance are ...

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OAG March FACTS

The FIFA World Cup is just a few months away, and with the decision not to base ...

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OAG's monthly on-time performance review for January 2014

Deirdre Fulton & Becca Rowland The start of the year has been one of stark ...

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OAG February FACTS

With the news recently that American Airlines and US Airways have started their ...

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OAG December FACTS

The latest OAG FACTS report is out now! In December 2013 the UK Airports ...

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OAG's monthly on-time performance review for October 2013

Deirdre Fulton & Becca Rowland Our regular monthly look back at on-time ...

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OAG's John Grant: Heathrow's fall from grace will impact us all

John Grant - Executive Vice President at OAG 11 November 2013 - TTG Digital Sir ...

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OAG November FACTS

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Traffic Analyser is live!

Beta testing was completed in August and we are pleased to announce that ...

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Global Airline Alliances Insight

Love on the Rocks? What does the future hold.....? "If the founding or ...

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OAG October FACTS

The OAG October FACTS report examines the trends and evolving structure of the ...

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Does Oneworld have the edge in South America?

Love on the Rocks continued …..

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Traffic Analyser News

We are now going through a detailed process of testing and quality checking to ...

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Love on the Rocks

The first chapter in a series of Insight reports from OAG covering topical ...