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EasyJet Rebuilds: Better Than Expected Results Raise Wider Industry Optimism

It’s not been an easy recovery for easyJet. While the market recovery in Europe ...

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Air India Tidies Up in London

London Gatwick Benefits With New Services India is hot, to state the obvious, ...

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China’s International Reopening: More of a Slow Burner Than a Game Changer

The news that China removed quarantine requirements for inbound travelers and ...

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Punctuality League 2023: The Story Behind the Data

Just one year ago the aviation industry was in a very different position from ...

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Japan's Airports and Covid-19's Continued Impact on International Travel | Part 3 of 3

Like many Asian countries, Japan has been experiencing a twin-track air ...

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Will Japan Achieve Its Inbound Tourism Targets? | Part 2 of 3

Japan finally lifting its stringent travel restrictions on 11th October 2022 ...

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China Air Travel - 2022, A Year of Volatility

2022 has been another year of ups and downs for Chinese aviation, at least in ...

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Japan’s Airlines – What Does the Future Hold? | Part 1 of 3

What does the future hold for Japan’s airlines? This is the first in a series ...

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Airline Alliances…Time To Change Partners?

There has never been a period of such capacity change as we have seen during ...

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Airline Profits: The Upside of Capacity Constraints

This week global scheduled airline capacity – that is, the number of seats ...

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How Are Low-Cost Airlines Shaping the Future at the Largest Airports in the US?

In the United States, changes to how we fly, which airlines we choose, and how ...

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Thinking Big: Vision 2030 and the Future of Aviation in Saudi Arabia

If you’ve not heard about Vision 2030 it won’t be long before you do. Vision ...

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Middle East Hubs: The Rise of Low Cost and the Importance of the Indian Subcontinent

With Qatar soon to host the FIFA World Cup, the big three Middle Eastern hubs, ...

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Tokyo’s Airports: Is Haneda Out-Recovering Narita?

Tokyo’s two airports, Narita and Haneda, have been vying for international ...

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Unique Opportunities for Airlines and Airports Ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup

And the World Cup Winner 2022 is...Dubai! The final pre-tournament matches have ...

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US Airports Dominate International Connectivity... For Now

After the hiatus of the past couple of years, OAG Megahubs is back! In a marked ...

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Which South East Asia Hub Airport Has the Edge?

Here we take a deep dive into the travel recovery at three rival hub airports ...

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Ryanair Leads the Way Among Europe's Top Three Low-Cost Carriers

Ryanair is now the fifth largest airline in the world (in terms of capacity) ...

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Network Synergy for JetBlue and Spirit Airlines

JetBlue has finally reached a deal to buy Spirit Airlines after months of “will ...

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The A380 Returns: An Aircraft of Opportunity or Necessity?

In the week when the last A380 was delivered to Emirates, it seemed an ...

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Airlines Face Half Billion Revenue Gap as London Heathrow Restricts Capacity

It came as no surprise that London Heathrow would have to take action on the ...

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A Boost for Aviation in China

USD 22 Billion in Emergency Loans for Aviation Chinese aviation has been given ...

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The Impact of Fuel Surcharges on Airlines and Airfares

When Jet Fuel Prices Surge In May 2022 news outlets covered the story of ...

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European Flight Cancellations on the Rise

The past two weeks have seen a surge in cancelled flights at European airports, ...

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Airport Slots... The Value of Nothing!

For something that does not physically exist airport slots receive a lot of ...

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Making Sense of European Flight Disruption

For the past month or two, the media have carried stories of flight disruption ...

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Platinum Jubilee: Remembering 70 Years of Scheduled Jet Air Services

In June 2022, British citizens had an extended bank holiday weekend to ...

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South East Europe & the UAE : A Market Emerging From Nowhere

Just over 10 years ago there was barely any market for travel between South ...

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Impact of Russian Airspace Sanctions on Flight Routes and Flight Times

Some of the many sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation because of the war ...

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Aviation Dividend from Arab-Israel Normalisation

The first in a series of blogs focusing on the Middle East aviation market. ...

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When Opposites Attract - A Spirited Approach from JetBlue

They say opposites attract and if that is the case, then this week’s approach ...

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European Airlines Lead First Quarter Recovery: Three Regions Now Above 2019 Capacity Levels

As we finish the first quarter of the year, global capacity has remained above ...

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Russia Closes its Aviation Borders: Affected Airlines will Find Alternatives

The escalation of events in the Ukraine are a tragic development at all levels ...

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Low-Cost Carriers in Pole Position - How Adversity Has Led to Opportunity

One of the lessons from the global pandemic was never to miss an opportunity in ...

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Frontier & Spirit Airlines Proposed Merger Makes Them A Top 10 Carrier

We’ve been here before but breaking through the 80 million mark this week is ...

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The Price of On-time Performance, Are We Willing To Pay the Price?

The last two years have been awful for the whole travel and tourism industry ...

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Airport Hubs On Their Way Back

A year ago we looked back at our annual analysis, Megahubs Index and took a ...

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Finding New Air Service Opportunities – Four Best Practice Approaches

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

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What is Wet Leasing?

It’s a term peculiar to the aviation industry and refers to the leasing of an ...