Airlines

Rising Fuel Costs Crashes the Profitability Party

June 9, 2018 Hemal Gosai

The aviation industry is known for having high costs. Multi-million dollar machines fly across the world carrying passengers seeking a bargain. It’s hard to run a consistently profitable airline when so many factors impact profitability;

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Palestinian Airlines: The Homeless Flag Carrier

May 25, 2018 Ian McMurtry

The term “flag carrier” is often bestowed upon an airline with a strong connection to its homeland. Airlines such as Japan Airlines, Aeromexico and Lufthansa have become staples of their respective countries of Japan, Mexico

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The Failed Vision of Vision Airlines

May 12, 2018 Ian McMurtry

While some airlines have successfully made the move from smaller regional and charter operations to commercial service over the years, there are plenty of airlines who fail to live up to the hype and in

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Low-Cost Airlines Crossing the Pond: WOW air

May 3, 2018 Thomas Pallini

Since the introduction of numerous low-cost airlines to the transatlantic market, access to Europe has never been easier or cheaper. New fuel-efficient aircraft and low-cost business models have allowed for increased competition among low-cost carriers,

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Alaska Airlines Announces Basic Economy Fares

April 30, 2018 Daniel Morley

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has announced the introduction of a basic economy fare for its passengers. The announcement was made during an earnings call earlier this week. The new fare class will be called “Saver Fare,”

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JetBlue Flight Attendants Vote to Unionize

April 20, 2018 Hemal Gosai

Flight attendants of New York-based JetBlue Airways have voted in support of joining the Transport Workers Union (TWU). This historic vote for the airline further shrinks the number of flight attendants at major airlines that

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Executive Series: U.S. Legacy Carriers

April 11, 2018 Akhil Dewan

Facing numerous challenges and opportunities, leaders of airlines oftentimes come from different backgrounds. Some may rise through the ranks of the airlines while some may be pulled from other industries. These varying backgrounds also impact

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