American revives its NY/Boston presence, while JetBlue gets a chance to build up its premium appeal.
As the airline industry resets, a shakeout is sure to result in a shift in the dominant business models between full-service carriers and low-cost carriers.
LCCs serving the two regions are likely to emerge stronger from the crisis, says Dr. Volodymyr Bilotkach.
Daily bookings with destinations for Spain, for example, increased by 33 percent within one week.
Leisure travelers tell J.D. Power that info on cleaning/hygiene and daily updates on the state of the pandemic in the area they will be visiting are key to contentment in the air.
Airlines still have a long trek toward digital optimization, a Diggintravel report shows.
Like free lunch, there’s no such thing as a free vacant middle seat.
Flight operations among the Aero 80 carriers through 15 June continue to show mostly cautious reintroductions of capacity.
Restoring “Willingness To Fly” will depend on costly hygienic and cleaning processes.
Many of the seats are still out there. You can buy them. But that ‘90 percent of capacity’ really is a short term indicator.
Even while cash-strapped along with every other business, carriers can implement their own multi-billion dollar stimulus plan for consumers using mileage points.
When the lockdowns end, business travel will be the first to return, with a tentative inclusion of leisure.
The histories that factor into route planning mean zero now.
“Outside the airshow, the normally bustling city-state of Singapore took on an eerie quiet that felt like the slowest of public holidays rather than a normal workday.”
The expansion of the existing codeshare agreement presents clear advantages for both carriers – and a new challenge for Delta in Seattle.
As competition among Ultra Low-Cost Carries intensifies, slots at secondary airports could promote continued expansion.
A4A projects U.S. airlines will carry an average of 2.63 million passengers per day during the Thanksgiving travel period.
The growing list of a la carte choices in GDSs is a primary driver of non-booking airline sales.
Latin America was the lone laggard region in August.