Transatlantic Turmoil? Schedule data for summer 2019 shows falling frequencies and negligible capacity growth in North Atlantic skies

After its largest seasonal rise this decade during the past winter 2018/2019, current trans-Atlantic flight schedules for summer 2019 show the first year-on-year summer declines…..

JetBlue believes a refreshed mint cabin will attract the corporate demand to support its trans-Atlantic network aspirations

Many say the jury is out on low-cost long-haul with the collapse of Primera Air and WOW air over the past two years testament to…..

As demand cools in Iceland, what now for Keflavik International airport following the collapse of WOW air?

Icelandic airport and navigation operator Isavia says it will be “examining the extent of the consequences that WOW air’s withdrawal may have”, adding it “heavily…..

British Airways and Norwegian are enjoying a merry dance on the trans-Atlantic

A recent blog post by aviation intelligence provider OAG provides some interesting insight into the trans-Atlantic market between the United Kingdom and North America and…..

Delta and United see some headwinds emerging in the trans-Atlantic after a strong 2018

The trans-Atlantic was the best performing international entity for the three large global US airlines in 2018; however, there is some softness surfacing in the…..

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…..