Articles tagged “airline weekly”

Meet Skift Airline Weekly’s New Editor

Meet Skift Airline Weekly’s New Editor

Jason Clampet, Skift

For the next phase of our subscription-only Skift Airline Weekly, we've picked a leader who not only understands the aviation industry but has a vision for the best way to explain it to the professionals who have come to rely on its excellent reporting and analysis.

9 months ago

U.S. Airline Earnings Show Race Between Rising Costs and Higher Revenues

U.S. Airline Earnings Show Race Between Rising Costs and Higher Revenues

Jay Shabat, Skift

U.S. airlines are still struggling to recoup their higher fuel and labor costs. But as their fourth quarter results showed, they’re making progress. How? With help from some strong revenue tailwinds.

10 months ago

Why Airlines Can’t Get Enough of the Sunshine State

Why Airlines Can’t Get Enough of the Sunshine State

Jay Shabat, Skift

Florida is a giant market for U.S. and even some non-U.S. airlines, with tourism, population, and economy all growing. But for some carriers, it’s a chief determinant of their financial performance.

11 months ago

Top 10 Airline Developments in 2018

Top 10 Airline Developments in 2018

Jay Shabat, Skift Airline Weekly

The year 2018 was a good one collectively for the world’s airline industry. It can thank, among other things, robust premium demand on long-haul routes.

11 months ago

Europe’s Airlines Approaching U.S.-Like Levels of Profitability

Europe’s Airlines Approaching U.S.-Like Levels of Profitability

Jay Shabat, Skift Airline Weekly

Europe’s airline sector is a mix of thriving and struggling carriers. It’s also a mix of welcome developments, like booming transatlantic demand, and very unwelcome ones, like severe air traffic control delays.

12 months ago

Why India’s Airlines Have a Long-Haul Road to Success

Why India’s Airlines Have a Long-Haul Road to Success

Jay Shabat, Skift Airline Weekly

India’s airlines punch far below their weight in the intercontinental arena. In fact, deeply troubled Air India maintains its leadership in the market. But will things change as others, including some low-cost carriers, contemplate long-haul flying?

12 months ago

Air China’s Ominous Fall

Air China’s Ominous Fall

Jay Shabat, Skift Airline Weekly

Air China is its country’s clear profit champion. But as a new airport soon opens in its home city, its challenges are many.

12 months ago

Airline Weekly Podcast: Expect the Unexpected in the Aviation Industry

Airline Weekly Podcast: Expect the Unexpected in the Aviation Industry

Jason Cottrell, Skift

To build on a cliché, the only certainty in the airline industry is uncertainty. The past few weeks provided all the evidence necessary to reinforce that this is correct.

12 months ago

Airline Weekly Podcast: Third Quarter Struggles, Turnarounds and a Missed Opportunity

Airline Weekly Podcast: Third Quarter Struggles, Turnarounds and a Missed Opportunity

Jason Cottrell, Skift

With fuel costs rising 37 percent in the U.S. airline sector, you might expect airline earnings to be declining — and they certainly did in the third quarter. But exceptionally strong demand enabled some U.S. airlines to make their story more about revenue than costs.

1 year ago

Skift Podcast: The Next Big Challenges for Low-Cost Airlines

Skift Podcast: The Next Big Challenges for Low-Cost Airlines

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Missed our last Skift Call? This podcast has you covered. Tune in to hear from our aviation experts about why low-cost airlines and long-haul travel are not the perfect mix for profitability.

1 year ago

The Next Phase of Skift’s Growth: Welcoming Airline Weekly to the Family

The Next Phase of Skift’s Growth: Welcoming Airline Weekly to the Family

Rafat Ali, Skift

We are doubling down on the coverage of the global airline sector and now have the strongest business coverage of commercial aviation, both online and through our Forums around the world.

1 year ago