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Articles tagged “european airlines”

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Flybe Becomes the First Airline to Die Because of Coronavirus

If this coronavirus panic drags on, we may see otherwise healthy airlines go bust. But that is not the case here. Flybe was in trouble well before coronavirus.

Flybe Becomes the First Airline to Die Because of Coronavirus

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European Governments See Renewed Importance of National Airlines

European governments once believed they could rely on the market to ensure their links to the outside world. But many are starting to become more protective of their national airlines. In many ways, it is a return to the past.

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U.S. Major Airlines Restart Fight Over Open Skies

A long-simmering fight over Open Skies is boiling over again and is dividing the U.S. airline industry. The U.S. major carriers say Air Italy is a Trojan horse for Qatar Airways to expand in the U.S. JetBlue and the cargo carriers argue changing the rules of the game now would invite retaliation.

U.S. Major Airlines Restart Fight Over Open Skies

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

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.

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Alitalia’s Plan to Save Itself Includes Teaming Up With Delta and Air France-KLM

Alitalia has a new idea to save the company. Will it work? It's not clear it will, but you probably have to give the airline credit for trying. Right?

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Air Baltic Looks to JetBlue Founder David Neeleman for Guidance

Six years ago, Air Baltic took a chance on an airplane that few carriers wanted. Now, that decision has proven to be the right call. But Air Baltic can't remain independent forever, right?

Air Baltic Looks to JetBlue Founder David Neeleman for Guidance

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Ryanair Executive Predicts Higher Fuel Prices Will Tank Some Competitors

Ryanair might have lost a step last year when a pilot scheduling problem forced it to cancel thousands of flights. But the airline seems to have its swagger back.

Ryanair Executive Predicts Higher Fuel Prices Will Tank Some Competitors

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Air Berlin’s Slow Collapse Into Bankruptcy, Explained

Over in Italy, no one wants to let Alitalia go. The Italian national carrier is also bankrupt, but keeping the airline is a matter of national pride. There's no such love for Air Berlin. It'll probably disappear, and that'll be OK.