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…..

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,…..