With no return to service date yet confirmed, North America’s airlines continue their work to mitigate 737 MAX groundings

North American airlines operating the Boeing 737 Max are in the throes of creating plans to ease the continuing commercial ramifications from the worldwide grounding…..

Southwest sees healthy corporate demand as it continues to navigate 737 Max groundings

Even as Southwest Airlines was forced to cancel roughly 10,000 flights in the first quarter due to the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX and…..

Bags still fly free, but Southwest is hinting at some new non-ticket revenue initiatives

Southwest Airlines has arguably built a franchise around its bags fly free mantra, but the airline appears to be working on new initiatives to shore…..

Lingering US shutdown could have knock on effects for aviation and aerospace

The partial government shutdown in the US is creating havoc across many industries from the financial sector to small businesses operating near the country’s National…..

In the clouds – the terms most commonly used to describe some of the world’s most popular airlines

All travellers have a preference of airline they would rather fly, hotel they would rather stay, even airport they would prefer to use. Even when…..

Southwest drops plans to fly from Everett, but Alaska Airlines will fill the void after slot deal

Southwest Airlines is abandoning its plan to be among the carriers to offer scheduled flights from Snohomish County Airport when it reopens for commercial flights…..

Southwest experiences headwinds in Mexican markets during 2018

Although Southwest Airlines is relative newcomer to international expansion, Mexico is a key market for the airline, and recently airline executive concluded Mexican routes were…..

Airline fuel surcharges? … What airline fuel surcharges?

Fuel prices have pretty much doubled over the past year and US airlines have been particularly badly hit, as mostly they weren’t hedged against price…..

New CAPA analysis suggests clouds of uncertainty forming for cargo operations in the US

A new research publication from CAPA – Centre for Aviation notes the growing momentum of US passenger airlines entering the cargo business. Just recently, Southwest…..

Intrigue at Long Beach as Southwest describes JetBlue’s slot relinquishment as ‘welcome news’ 

Long Beach airport, which is roughly 35km from the behemoth that is Los Angeles International, saw its passenger numbers jump roughly 33% year-on-year in 2017…..

Latest New York LaGuardia and Washington National slot deal is a win-win for Alaska Air Group and Southwest Airlines

The value of slots at New York LaGuardia and Washington National never diminishes, and Southwest Airlines just increased its portfolio at those key airports after…..