Featured

19 January 2023

Featured

21 June 2022

Featured

27 December 2021

Central Asia’s Rapid Travel Recovery

When you have the whole world to look at - and masses of data at your ...

Hong Kong Travel Recovery: Airlines Back in Business

Hong Kong fully removed its strict border restrictions on 13th December 2022, ...

The World’s Most Heavily Used Aircraft Types - Answering The Big ASK

It appears that people are obsessed with measuring airlines. From the quality ...

Competitive Advantage: JetBlue's Strategic Moves on the Transatlantic

Despite being no newcomer to the transatlantic market, JetBlue is taking steps ...

Surviving Turbulence: Uncertain Times for Regional Jets in the Aviation Industry

 The aviation industry has faced ongoing pressures over the last 3 years, and ...

African Aviation – Another Set of Crossroads

  The World Cup is now a distant memory, and the success of Morocco was a great ...

Stretching Non-Stop Flights to the Limit

It’s only March, but attention is already turning to next year for the people ...

Pilot Shortages Likely to Frustrate Airline Growth and Travelers Will Pay the Price in Airfares

Every day we seem to hear of shortages: tomatoes, electricity, micro-chips, and ...

Will IAG TAP Into a New Opportunity?

In this article, John Grant discusses the possible sale of ITA Airways and the ...

Bonza: A Much-Needed Boost for Australia’s Domestic Market or Bound to Fail?

In the years before the pandemic Australia’s domestic aviation market had ...

The Clue Is in the Name for Virgin Atlantic’s Route Network Strategy

The Virgin brand has always been different, a global phenomenon full of amazing ...

The Worth of Heathrow’s Slots: Europe’s Most Valuable Airport Highlights Market Recovery

There are some established indicators of how confident the airline industry is ...

Competition Hotting Up In Scandinavia: A Closer Look At The Aviation Market

It feels apt to be writing this blog from the air above Scandinavia, as I ...

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 ...

Air India Tidies Up in London

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

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

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

Punctuality League 2023: The Story Behind the Data

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

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 ...

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

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

China Air Travel - 2022, A Year of Volatility

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

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 ...

Airline Alliances…Time To Change Partners?

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

Airline Profits: The Upside of Capacity Constraints

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

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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

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

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 ...

US Airports Dominate International Connectivity... For Now

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

Which South East Asia Hub Airport Has the Edge?

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

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) ...

Network Synergy for JetBlue and Spirit Airlines

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

The A380 Returns: An Aircraft of Opportunity or Necessity?

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

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 ...

A Boost for Aviation in China

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

The Impact of Fuel Surcharges on Airlines and Airfares

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

European Flight Cancellations on the Rise

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

Airport Slots... The Value of Nothing!

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

Making Sense of European Flight Disruption

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

Platinum Jubilee: Remembering 70 Years of Scheduled Jet Air Services

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

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

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

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 ...

Aviation Dividend from Arab-Israel Normalisation

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

When Opposites Attract - A Spirited Approach from JetBlue

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

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 ...

Unlocking Potential in the Indian Aviation Market

Is India the World's Next Big Aviation Travel Market Place? John Grant, Chief ...

Russia Closes its Aviation Borders: Affected Airlines will Find Alternatives

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

Zero to Hero: Successful Network Experimentation by Airlines

How have strategies been adjusted throughout Covid-19.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Airport Hubs On Their Way Back

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

View more