Gender equality needs to accelerate – high level female appointments remain few and far between at North American airlines

JetBlue made a significant move in 2018 when it named airline veteran Joanna Geraghty as president and COO. Canada’s largest airline, Air Canada, also named…..

North American traditional airlines gain traction in JD Power Survey

Larger North American airlines continue to gain traction in passenger satisfaction as the lustre of low cost airlines could be showing signs of fading, according…..

Qantas slashes Sydney-San Francisco capacity, impacting corporates and benefiting United

Qantas has been shouting about its deployment of the Boeing 787-9 on the Sydney-San Francisco route. But replacing older 747-400s it is slashing capacity by…..

As the US ‘Big 3’ see no signs of weakening corporate demand, Hawaiian provides revenue expectations from its Main Cabin Basic proposition

Concerns that the continuing trade spat between the US and China could eventually hurt corporate demand appear to be fading as the three large global…..

United Airlines and Expedia: A severing of ties or a prolonged tiff?

United Airlines appears to be ratcheting up rhetoric against Expedia in the latest US airline salvo against extracting better terms with third party sellers. But…..

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…..

United follows Delta in bringing dynamic pricing model for loyalty programme reward redemption

US carrier United Airlines will remove its published chart for Mileage Plus rewards later this year and instead introduce a more dynamic flexible pricing model…..

Sabre begins live testing of its NDC offers with United Airlines and Beyond NDC agency partners

Sabre Corporation has released its first set of New Distribution Capability (NDC) APIs with launch carrier, United Airlines. Sabre’s Beyond NDC agency partners are using…..

United tests automation to cut back on missed flight connections

United Airlines is testing a new automation tool at its Denver International Airport hub to ease passenger anxiety over potentially missing connections if their flight…..

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…..

US majors say strong corporate trends remain intact despite challenges from the government shutdown and other economic uncertainty

Although the US government shutdown, trade tiffs and the growing possibility of a global economic slowdown continue to create a certain level of uncertainty for…..