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Escaping the Scandinavian Winter: Hotspots and Future Travel Bookings

There’s daylight for less than six hours a day in the middle of winter in Oslo. ...

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Airline Schedule Volatility in Europe: Finally Some Stability

At the very start of the global pandemic airlines had to make rapid – and major ...

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

For a while I imagine many of us assumed this would be so: The more people were ...

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Airlines Expectations for any Recovery in 2021 are Fading

Modest Weekly Growth Hides Longer-Term Trends The ups and downs of aviation’s ...

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Aviation’s Recovery Stutters Once Again

Capacity Remains Trapped As Major Markets Remain Closed.

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Fresh Mint from JetBlue: Expect Disruption to Transatlantic Flying

21 year old JetBlue starts its much heralded service between New York and ...

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Airlines Break Through 80 Million Seats A Week

Olympics 2021 Lead To A Sprint In Japanese Airline Capacity This is ...

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Global Airline Capacity Fails To Break The 80 Million Mark

Capacity settles at 79.8 million, a slight increase on last week of 1.5% with ...

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

This week’s data highlights once again just how frustrating and different every ...

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Airlines Add Back Another 3.1 Million Seats This Week

The challenges of the airline industry are captured in this week’s data; ...

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Airline Capacity Continues to Grow In the Short Term

But 21.4 Million More Seats Removed From June to September Inventory Rather ...

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Capacity Grows But Airlines Fail Over The Weekend

Industry Breaks Through 70 million Capacity Per Week The airline industry has ...

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Airline Capacity Steadies Before Another Likely Tumble

Since last week saw some of the fastest capacity growth since January 2020, we ...

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

Following last week’s lack of activity, airlines have been adding capacity back ...

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

The UK’s Green List for Travel  Polite words and phrases such as “a step in the ...

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

The annual surge in summer visitors to Spain pre-COVID may have resulted in ...

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Transatlantic Turmoil Potential US$10 Billion Risk Looming

At this time of year many scheduled airlines are normally smiling. The Summer ...

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

British Airways Follows Others Iconic, much loved, instantly recognised, the ...

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Routes at Risk

The Long-Haul Routes Which European Secondary Airports Could Lose 40%. 50%. ...

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Transatlantic Traumas

The $40 Billion Market That Remains Bugged For many airlines the Europe to ...

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

Some five million more scheduled seats were removed by airlines around the ...

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

In the last seven days just over 20 million scheduled seats have been removed ...

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

As airlines seek to work their way through the COVID-19 both adhering to travel ...

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Coronavirus Capacity Update Week Nine The Changes Keep on Coming

The weekend has once again been dominated by airlines making dramatic capacity ...

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The Scale of the Schengen - US Travel Ban

  11% OF US INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AFFECTED BY SCHENGEN BAN On Wednesday 11th ...

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Lessons From Flybe - European Regional Airline Networks And Hub Access

  One of the repeated comments regarding the recent near demise of UK regional ...

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Vienna’s Changing Market

  Ultra-Low-Cost Creates Legacy Implications The battle amongst Europe’s ...

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Spanish Conquerors for Air Europa: Consolidation Continues

The challenges of being a mid-size carrier in a market seeking consolidation ...

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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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Thomas Cook: Heritage Brand. Business Hole.

Amidst the sadness this week at the loss of a heritage brand from the UK plc ...

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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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Billion Dollar Route - Jewels in The Network

Airline networks, a mix of destinations, some routes operating with high daily ...

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B737 Max – Maximum Aviation Xpense

The grounding of the B737Max continues and the commercial damage for airline ...

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Schools out – UK summer flight market continues to surprise

Commentators would have you believe that the market is soft this summer as ...

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No time to wait: European delays getting worse

The conventional measure for understanding punctuality in the aviation industry ...

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The Pursuit of Punctuality

The availability of more data than ever before has given the aviation industry ...

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Auf Wiedersehen, Air Berlin

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

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On-Time Performance Star Ratings for October Revealed!

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

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A Monarch Dethroned

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

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

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

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B757s Going Back to the Core

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

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

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

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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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Investing Wisely with Aviation Data

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

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The Developing Transatlantic Low-Cost Battle

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

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Sofia - The Latest Aviation Battleground

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

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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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The Slot Machine

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

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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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2015 Trends - 18 Months On

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

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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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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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Low Cost: The new norm in Eastern Europe

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

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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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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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Christmas Wishes from OAG

At OAG we track every scheduled flight around the planet on a daily basis. With ...

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The Truth About Padding - Lifting the Lid on Airline OTP

How OTP is measured has recently come into question with the suggestion that ...

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Ryanair – a late arrival to the Israel-EU market

In the first couple of weeks of November, Ryanair will be launching three new ...

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Phoenix, the Megahub for both legacy and long-haul

To be the base airport for a major airline is a dream and to be a hub facility ...

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OAG reveals Top 50 World’s Most Connected Airports

It’s aspirational, ambitious, complex and frequently reliant on believing one ...

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Flying Through the Years of the Rugby World Cup

With the Rugby World Cup kicking off tonight, OAG looks back on the prestigious ...

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Aeroflot to the Rescue

The announcement of a merger between two of the largest Russian airlines, ...

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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 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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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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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 ...

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Who are the best-performing airlines and airports?

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

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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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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 ...