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Summer 2023: Taking Stock

Was Summer 2023 a Success for Airlines? OAG's Chief Analyst, John Grant and ...

France’s Enduring Popularity As A Travel Destination

Before the pandemic disrupted the global tourism market, France was the most ...

China’s International Travel Recovery Continues: Slow and Steady

Every month we track the travel recovery in China, in this analysis we explore ...

Capacity Discipline In The US Market Relaxes

One of the notable features of the market post pandemic has been the high ...

The Changing Picture of Long-Haul Travel

It seems like the pandemic is finally behind us and that aviation is returning ...

Seeing Ahead: Travel By Air

Can we be optimistic about travel this summer? Industry analysts and partners ...

Sunshine Ahead: Do Summer Schedules Point To Good Times?

Will This Summer Be a Profitable One For Airlines? Looking ahead to the summer ...

Connectivity - Where Next?

How have Airline Networks Changed Post-Covid? John Grant, OAG's Chief Analyst ...

Unlocking Global Travel - Is China the Key?

What does the future hold after China's re-opening? In our first webinar of ...

New Year, New Hope, Despite Challenges Ahead in 2023

A new year is here and hopefully the travel recovery will continue through the ...

An Overview of Airline Capacity as the Travel Recovery Continues

This week we are going to take a look at total airline capacity across the ...

Airports See a Ten-Fold Increase in Flight Cancellations as Snow Hits Europe

China is back! Well at least for this week, which highlights how quickly ...

The New Normal: Managing Uncertainty

What are the expectations for the airline industry in 2023? Our last webinar of ...

Seat Capacity Set to Finish 31% Up on 2021 & France's Short-Haul Own Goal Gives Hope to England

Judging by the way that airlines are moving capacity up and down over the next ...

US Airlines Deliver a Punctual Thanksgiving for Travelers

Airline Capacity Rises Above 90 Million Again Global airline capacity has once ...

US Airlines Cut One Million Seats for Thanksgiving

The dizzy heights of summer when global capacity was over 100 million seats a ...

Keep it Quiet...Has the Airline Industry Finally Stabilised?

It may seem like a quiet period for the aviation industry with global airline ...

Back to Black: Airline Passengers Return, but have Profits?

Does Airline Capacity Growth Reflect Financial Performance? Our latest webinar, ...

North America Full Travel Recovery Within Touching Distance

Returning to work after a two-week holiday and it’s good to know that at least ...

Cautious Optimism as Airlines Approach the Challenging Winter Season

So here we are, it’s officially the winter season, although the temperatures in ...

Winter Season Beckons: How Is Airline Capacity Shaping Up?

The winter season is nearly upon us and we are doing our best to shake off the ...

2022 Scheduled Airline Capacity Predicted to Reach 87% of 2019 Level

As the second quarter financial results for airlines begin to be finalised, for ...

Chinese Airline Capacity Bounces Back ... The Rest of the World Enjoys a Week of Stability

Global airline capacity has bounced back as a combination of both lockdowns in ...

Megahubs 2022 Recovery and Resilience

Has Covid-19 Changed the World's Largest Airport Hubs? This month our experts ...

Central Asia Outperforms Its Pre-Pandemic Levels

Global airline capacity continues its steady descent, having passed back ...

A Good News Week In Asia As More Markets Open... But Cancellation Rates for Some Are Edging Up

Three pieces of good news broke in Asia last week that, although not providing ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Julian Roberts, President and CEO at Pascan Aviation

In this podcast, John Grant talks to Julian Roberts, President and CEO at ...

A Quiet Reflective Week of Capacity Changes - Aviation Boost in North East Asia as Japan Reopens

The latest reopening of some commercial centres in China has resulted in a ...

Recovery in Most Regions Continues, Airline Capacity Below 100 Million Due to Latest Lockdown in China

After the summer season of 100 million seats plus a week, global airline ...

British Airways Remove Half a Million Seats from Q4

Is This the Last Week of 100 Million Weekly Scheduled Seats? Although global ...

Airlines Increasingly Cautious About Winter Season

Another week of more than 102 million scheduled seats makes this the eighth ...

Western Europe Becomes Largest Regional Market

There are some interesting movements in the weekly capacity update from OAG, ...

UK Cancellation Rates Fall and India is Fastest Growing Market

One thing we learned throughout the pandemic is that when you think things are ...

Capacity is Coming Home as Latest Cancellation Rates Prove a Mixed Bag

A modest half a million more seats week on week once again takes global ...

South East Asia Bounces Back as Airline Cancellation Rates Continue To Fall in Europe

For the second consecutive week, global airline capacity has eased back with a ...

Are Flight Cancellation Rates Improving as the Holiday Season Starts?

Despite some airports capping airline capacity without consultation in the last ...

The Outlook for International Air Travel in 2022

Market Share and Prospects for the Remainder of 2022 This month our experts ...

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 ...

Cancellations Settling Across Europe as Airline Capacity Cuts Kick In

Confidence Building in China With Airbus Order This week saw several airlines ...

100 Million Seats Mark Finally Broken

Airlines Continue to Rebuild Capacity For the first time since January 2019, ...

On Air: in conversation with Brent Hill, CEO at Tourism Fiji

With the global recovery well underway it's noticeable how many destinations ...

The Airbus A380 Gets Ready To Roll Out Again and Capacity Edges to 100 Million

This week’s airline capacity has settled at 99.9 million seats - so close and ...

A Boost for Aviation in China

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

North East Asia Sees Growth as China Adds Seats

As temperatures continue to soar in Europe, airline capacity has followed ...

Realizing Potential - Regions Reaching Recovery

Why smaller markets are already exceeding 2019 levels of air service. Our ...

100 Million Seats a Week by Mid-July

Rather like an English batsman stuck in the nervous nineties, global airline ...

Steady Aviation Growth Continues Amid Travel Chaos

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

Europe: All Set for a Busy Summer of Travel

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

Western Europe Becomes the Largest Market in the World

It has been a disappointing week for global airline capacity as total seats ...

Airports Connectivity After the Pandemic

Which Airports Have Suffered the Most? Deirdre Fulton, Partner, Midas Aviation, ...

London Heathrow is the World’s Busiest International Airport This Week

Total scheduled airline seats this week remains above the 90 million mark, a ...

12 August Set Up as Busiest Day for Airline Capacity

As We Hit 90 Million Seats… Shortages Create an Ongoing Challenge

Qantas Unveils Record-Breaking Project Sunrise Flights As Travel Recovery Gathers More Pace

It all happened at the weekend. Qantas finally confirmed Project Sunrise with a ...

Tipping Point: Has Travel Confidence Returned?

What are the indicators and what is the outlook ?

More Restriction-Free Travel Destinations Join the Path to Recovery

Chinese Airline Capacity Begins to Rebuild As travel restrictions continue to ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Campbell Wilson, CEO at Scoot Airlines

On this episode of OAG On Air, Campbell Wilson - CEO at Scoot, a Singaporean ...

Airline Response to COVID-19 Outbreaks in China

Observing, as we do at OAG, the changes in global airline capacity week by week ...

Positive Developments for the Aviation Industry & Global Airline Capacity Edges Closer to 90 Million

Last week we reported on a challenging week for the aviation industry as ...

A Bumpy Week for Aviation as Resource Shortages Impact Travel

It was never going to be a straightforward recovery from the global pandemic ...

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 ...

Zero to Hero: Successful Network Experimentation by Airlines

How have strategies been adjusted throughout Covid-19.

Triggering Change: Factors driving air travel in 2022

What are the four conditions needed to enable further air travel?

Aviation Turbulence : reviewing 2021 and looking ahead to 2022

Reviewing 2021 and taking stock for 2022 and beyond

Australia Reconnects - How strong could the recovery be?

Insight and analysis for the Southwest Pacific region John Grant, Chief Analyst ...

SE Asia - Rebuilding International Growth

When will international travel find its way back?

Is a sustainable recovery on its way?

What does this mean for the aviation industry?

Air Travel Demand Remains Soft

What can we expect this Winter?

How to Manage Supply as Air Travel Demand Picks up

This month we review the twists and turns of this industry as we head towards a ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Gregg Brunson-Pitts, Founder & President at Advanced Aviation Team

In this latest podcast, John Grant talks to Gregg Brunson-Pitts who is Founder ...

How are Airlines Getting their Fleet Ready for Recovery

What are the different approaches airlines are taking to keeping their fleet on ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Lara Maughan, Head of Worldwide Airport Slots at IATA

Lara Maughan is Head of Worldwide Airport Slots at IATA, she joins John Grant ...

Under Pressure - How are Airports Adapting to a World of Covid-19?

The airport eco-system and how it is having to change in response to the ...

Summer Holidays - Will They Provide the Sunshine Airlines Need?

Or it is a case of the Summertime blues? We review Q3, usually the busiest time ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Jonathan Savitch, Chief Commercial Officer at ATPCO

Jonathan Savitch is the Chief Commercial Officer at ATPCO, in this episode he ...

Survivor - What are Airlines Doing to be Ready for Recovery?

We take a deeper look at the current state of airline operations, finances and ...

Does China Hold the Key to Air Travel Recovery

We take a deeper look at China. Having grown to become the world's largest ...

Taking Stock, Prospects for the World's Airlines in 2021

Looking ahead to 2021. Our first webinar of 2021 takes stock of where we are at ...

Vaccines and Vacations 2021

Open House Panel Discussion with the Experts. Our last webinar of 2020 takes ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Héctor Fernández, CEO at Turismo Lanzarote

In this latest On Air podcast, John Grant is joined by Héctor Fernández, CEO at ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Olivier Jager, CEO at ForwardKeys

John Grant, Chief Analyst at OAG, is joined by Olivier Jager, CEO at ...

Where To Go?

How Should Tourism and Hospitality Respond to Changes in Air Travel? As and ...

The Perfect Storm

Can Airlines Navigate Their Way Out? Quarantines, lockdowns, Covid-19 spikes ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Ben Mutzabaugh, Senior Aviation Editor at The Points Guy

John Grant, Chief Analyst at OAG, interviews Ben Mutzabaugh, Senior Aviation ...

Strapped for Cash

How Airlines Can Survive Winter. With summer almost gone we look at what ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Scott McCartney, Aviation Expert at The Wall Street Journal

In this latest episode John Grant is joined by Scott McCartney who is an ...

Winter is Coming

What will the next few months look like? As the northern hemisphere holiday ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Raúl Revuelta Musalem, CEO at Grupo Aeroportuario del Pacífico

John Grant is joined by Raúl Revuelta Musalem who is CEO at Grupo Aeroportuario ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Mark Dunnachie, Head of Region EMEA, ATR

In our second On Air podcast John Grant, Chief Analyst at OAG talks to Mark ...

Matrix Reloaded

The complexity of recovery for Legacy Airlines As we remain at just 45% of the ...

Olympic Relay and Set for Summer

For Japan, 2020 was to be a breakthrough year. Off the back of a successful ...

Retail Evolves - OTAs Plan for the Future

A staggered restart to air travel brings with it fresh set of distribution ...

Boom and Bust: Airline Strategies To Get Flying Again

Airlines are navigating uncharted waters and, not surprisingly, adopted some ...

OAG On Air: in conversation with Martin Gauss, CEO airBaltic

Welcome to the first of OAG’s On Air podcasts. In this first episode John Grant ...

More Than Point-to-Point: How Airlines Will Rebuild Their Networks

More Than Point-to-Point: How Airlines Will Rebuild Their Networks In this ...

COVID-19 and Air Travel #5 - The Booking Crystal Ball

The Booking Crystal Ball: Early insights as capacity rebuilds While people are ...

COVID-19 and Air Travel #4 - Breaking out of Lockdown

BREAKING OUT OF LOCKDOWN – Who wants to go where? While people are restricted ...

COVID-19 and Air Travel #3 - Airports at the ready

We discuss how European and American airports need to be prepared for when air ...

A Better Tomorrow will Come: OTAs & The Road to Recovery

As and when the air markets open up, it is certain that airlines will look to ...

Covid-19 and Air Travel #2

In response to demand of the first COVID-19 and Air Travel Webinar we hosted ...

Covid-19 and Air Travel #1

In OAG’s latest webinar on the Covid-19 crisis and how it has affected the air ...

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