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Indian Government Sets Price Limits on Airfares

India implemented one of the toughest lockdowns in the world as the coronavirus started spreading across the country. Outside of severely restricting people’s day to day travel within cities the government took it one step further by stopping international arrivals on non-citizens and completely suspending domestic air travel two months ago. Completely shutting down one of the fastest-growing aviation markets in the word wasn’t an easy choice. It left the airlines blindsided and struggling for cash with no end in…

Thai Airways Debuts New Strategies to Increase Revenue

Following the report of a huge loss in the second quarter, the state run Thai Airways has announced some new strategies. Earlier, Thai Airways reported a loss of $221 million for April to June, a 122 percent increase compared to the same period last year. The airline blamed several factors,…

Thai Airways Debuts New Strategies to Increase Revenue

Following the report of a huge loss in the second quarter, the state run Thai Airways has announced some new strategies. Earlier, Thai Airways reported a loss of $221 million for April to June, a 122 percent increase compared to the same period last year. The airline blamed several factors,…

South African Airways Posts Seventh Straight Loss, Shows Uncertain Future

South African Airways (SAA) is facing an uncertain future after reporting its seventh straight loss for the latest fiscal year 2017-18. The 5.7 billion rand (445 million dollars) loss, a figure more than double that expected, is the largest since the airline reported a 6.1 billion rand (476 million dollars) loss…

$2.2 Billion: Two Ways to Run a Profitable Airline

$2.2 billion. The net profit of two of the world’s major airlines in 2016. Those airlines, however, have much less in common than their financials might seem to indicate. One operates the truest example of a hub-and-spoke model in the world, with wide-bodied Boeing 777s and Airbus A380s touching every…

Delta Outlines Bold Future Strategy at Investor Day Event

Delta Air Lines is expecting a bullish 2018 based on their presentation during Delta Investor Day given higher expected earnings per share driven by higher flight capacity, nonfuel unit costs, and higher brand recognition. In order to achieve their metrics for 2018, the carrier has laid out a plan to…

Whether to Lease or to Buy: An Introduction to Aircraft…

Aircraft are considerably expensive purchases, especially when buying dozens of them for your airline. With orders frequently totaling in the billions of dollars, it is hard to imagine how an airline could possibly pay for all of the planes they have. Purchasing huge numbers of aircraft can tie up considerable…

The Importance of PRASM: What Is It and Why Is…

Passenger Revenue per Available Seat Mile (PRASM) is a term thrown around the airline industry often. It’s a division of passenger revenue by available seat miles. The question of its importance has caused a divide between many, including analysts and airline executives. Revenue vs. Net Income The U.S. airlines in…

This Week in Aviation: 5 Things to Watch

Northeastern United States Enters Recovery Mode After a long battle with Winter Storm Jonas, many airports in the Northeast corner of the U.S. will be recovering from the cancellations that they have been plagued with over the past several days. Crews will be on the ramps, taxiways, and runways constantly…