Airlines

Airline Networks: A Marketing Perspective

May 1, 2019 Peter Biondi

Network design is one of the fundamental drivers of airline costs and revenues. Airlines routes require detailed planning and may require a whole year to be implemented. Quite often, we see airlines announcing new routes

News

Avianca Brazil Assets Go To Auction

April 24, 2019 Peter Biondi

The auction of Avianca Brazil assets is scheduled for May 7 after many months of negotiations with creditors. The company’s assets are divided into seven units, which will be sold separately. The units consist mostly

Routes

WestJet Begins Service to Atlanta

March 6, 2019 Peter Biondi

A special celebration at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday marked the first WestJet flight to the capital of Georgia. The event included a special speech by the Atlanta Airport General Manager, John Selden,

Airlines

The Price is Right: How Airfare Works

January 28, 2019 Peter Biondi

Often we see passengers surprised with the fact that they are paying $700 for a 7 hours international flight and $500 for a 2 hours domestic flight. The average buyer tries to reason that an

Airlines

An Outlook for the Brazilian Aviation Industry

January 19, 2019 Peter Biondi

The year in Brazil started with a new government promising significant changes in the way the country does business, including fighting criminality, restructuring government spending and promoting liberalism. In addition to potentially reforming the country,

Opinions

Opinion: When the Customer is Wrong

January 11, 2019 Peter Biondi

Two days ago, someone sent me a video of a woman screaming at a JetBlue gate agent at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Although I’m a journalist, I’m also a former airline agent and have been

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