Articles tagged “oag”

Google Flights Gains Popularity Among Millennials as It Adds Booking Sites

Google Flights Gains Popularity Among Millennials as It Adds Booking Sites

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Despite recent gains, Google Flights is still the price-comparison tool of tomorrow, and not today -- unless its scale makes the instant booking of flights a standard way of doing things.

3 months ago

OAG Gets Sold Again as it Pushes its Flight Schedule and Forecasting Service

OAG Gets Sold Again as it Pushes its Flight Schedule and Forecasting Service

Sean O'Neill, Skift

OAG was taken over by private equity in 2013, which retrofitted it with a focus on airline data services. But this once legendary brand will face tough competition from FlightGlobal and other players.

4 months ago

3 Charts Showing Top Global Airlines For On-Time Performance in 2016

3 Charts Showing Top Global Airlines For On-Time Performance in 2016

Dan Peltier, Skift

Some airlines have done so much to pad their schedules and use other tactics to ensure they make it to gates on-time that it's difficult to know which carriers are actually the most punctual and time efficient. Passengers notice and this strategy likely helped a few airlines make these rankings.

6 months ago

3 Charts Showing the World’s Largest Megahub Airports

3 Charts Showing the World’s Largest Megahub Airports

Dan Peltier, Skift

High demand for domestic travel is what's keeping several U.S. airports at the top of the ranking, even if many passengers have to wait several hours in between flights to reach their destinations.

7 months ago

3 Charts Showing Why Business Travelers Don’t Like Booking Multi-City Trips

3 Charts Showing Why Business Travelers Don’t Like Booking Multi-City Trips

Dan Peltier, Skift

Legacy carriers are up against rising competition from low-cost carriers. At the same time, American, Delta and United talk about making the travel journey more connected but they're forcing budget sensitive travelers in the opposite direction of that with new pricing structures.

1 year ago

4 Charts Showing the State of Airline Flight Schedules Around the World

4 Charts Showing the State of Airline Flight Schedules Around the World

Dan Peltier, Skift

Airlines would help themselves and travelers by communicating what realistic flight times are on busy routes and explaining that travelers should expect a flight to be a certain number of minutes longer or shorter depending on conditions.

1 year ago

5 Charts Showing China’s Fastest-Growing Aviation Markets

5 Charts Showing China’s Fastest-Growing Aviation Markets

Dan Peltier, Skift

These findings are in line with what we already know -- most seat capacity growth in China is for domestic flights, and the growth happening for international routes are for routes within Asia as those are destinations most in reach of the average Chinese outbound tourist.

2 years ago

8 Charts Showing the World’s Largest Airport Megahubs

8 Charts Showing the World’s Largest Airport Megahubs

Dan Peltier, Skift

The U.S. is the clear leader for connectivity megahubs as some carriers' hubs get bigger and Americans exhibit increased demand for inter-city business and leisure travel.

2 years ago

OAG Acquires FlightView to Grow its Flight Data Business

OAG Acquires FlightView to Grow its Flight Data Business

Dan Peltier, Skift

OAG was starting to become irrelevant without live updated information, and it's looking to grow beyond its core flight-scheduling products and picked off a competitor in the flight-tracking arena.

2 years ago

Airline data firm OAG sold again, this time for peanuts, as digital natives rise

Rafat Ali, Skift

How the mighty have fallen, in their slow and failed attempts at moving beyond legacy and commodity information.

4 years ago

U.S. air traffic at 10 year low, won’t get any better with more mergers

More in the-growth-is-outside-the-western-hemisphere story. Of course the U.S. airline mergers don't help the seat capacity in any way, since it is all about revenue optimization.

5 years ago