Trans-Atlantic system seats hit new monthly high in Jul-2018; Delta remains the largest airline but its share is shrinking

This month will represent the 65th consecutive month of increasing year-on-year trans-Atlantic air capacity between Europe and North America as the low cost long haul model…..

Virgin Atlantic waves goodbye to Dubai… but will it mean hello to Detroit, Orlando or even Minneapolis St Paul?

The news last week that UK carrier Virgin Atlantic is to suspend flights between London and Dubai would not really have been a surprise to…..

Aer Lingus receives ‘stronger than anticipated’ response to network RFP as it closes in on final A321neoLR route plans ahead of type’s 2019 debut

Aer Lingus is in the final stages of a network evaluation that will see it further expand its presence in the trans-Atlantic market from 2019…..

Do cost savings mean it is now ‘if’ rather than ‘when’ for JetBlue’s trans-Atlantic aspirations?

It is approaching two years since US carrier JetBlue Airways amended a purchase agreement with Airbus to add an additional 30 A321s and delivered a…..

Finding a new regime on the North Atlantic as regulatory and operating norms change

According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the North Atlantic provides the world’s most profitable major international traffic flow. It is also the most…..

Air capacity between Europe and North America set to hit new heights

An analysis by The Blue Swan Daily of OAG data shows that scheduled air capacity between Europe and North America will grow beyond 70 million…..

New aircraft and new routes boost trans-Atlantic connectivity, further maturing the competitive market

There are several forces at work conspiring to open up new city pairs across the North Atlantic and, sometimes, linking entirely new airports across North…..