Airlines

The Importance of Airline Alliances

July 22, 2019 Peter Biondi

An aviation article many years ago suggested that you do not make money running an airline; you make money selling things to airlines. This statement was very true at the time. Many stakeholders like airports,

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Former United 747 Returns to the Skies

June 29, 2019 Jordan Green

In November 2017, United Airlines retired the 747 after 47 years of service.  After being retired from revenue service, most of the former flagships of the United fleet made their way to Southern California for

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Air France Bids ‘Au Revoir’ to Joon

June 27, 2019 Daniel Morley

Air France has ended operations of its short-lived subsidiary Joon. The carrier was created by the French national carrier to compete with low-cost airlines on heavily traveled routes. However, the carrier has been poorly received

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Japan Airlines Receives First Airbus Aircraft

June 13, 2019 Ryan Ewing

Japan Airlines (JAL) received its first A350-900XWB on Thursday from Airbus’ manufacturing facilities in Toulouse. The newly-delivered aircraft, registered as JA01XJ, marks two sizable milestones. Its JAL’s first off-the-line Airbus aircraft – the airline has

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Brazilian Government Suspends Avianca Brasil

May 26, 2019 Daniel Morley

The government of Brazil has suspended operations of the troubled Avianca Brasil. The decision came into effect on Friday, with the airline acknowledging the government’s decision. The reason for the suspension was given as unspecified

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

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