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…..

Apple and United Airlines: a stunning corporate account disclosure by the US carrier

Apple is United’s largest corporate customer at its San Francisco hub, generating USD150 million in revenues annually. Apple spends a staggering USD35 million per year…..

New technology adoption increases momentum as United and Delta continue to leverage blockchain, AI and machine learning

Studies and testing of blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning by US airlines continues at a steady pace, and will only gain momentum as…..

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…..

United takes a cautious approach to selling Premium Economy; will not see full value of product until 2021

United Airlines is in the middle of a significant retrofit of its a large portion of its widebody fleet with its new Premium Economy class,…..

United sees more upsell opportunities for branded fares across a larger number of channels

Fare segmentation is now a staple in the airline business worldwide, and US airlines have enjoyed solid upsell rates from their basic economy offerings. The…..

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…..

American and United up commissions to TMCs as corporate revenues grow

Both American Airlines and United Airlines have cited strong corporate trends throughout 2018, and have acknowledged they’re paying higher commissions to corporate travel management companies…..

Trade concerns may be deepening, but they are not clouding United’s corporate outlook

United Airlines is joining rival Delta Air Lines in offering a positive outlook for corporate bookings even as trade policies create a certain level of…..