St Louis takes a step forward with Lambert International privatisation, but some politicians pledge to oppose any deal

City officials in St Louis are moving ahead with the process that could lead to bids being sought for a long-term public-private partnership (P3) lease…..

2018 was a banner year for Austin’s Bergstrom International – will Delta now declare it a focus city?

There is no question that passenger growth at Austin Bergstrom International airport has been nothing short of impressive, with a nearly 14% jump in passenger…..

It’s a familiar, recurring refrain – ‘we need more money for airport infrastructure in the US’. Does that claim stand up to scrutiny?

Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) said recently that US airports are “at risk of falling behind” with more than USD100 billion in infrastructure…..

Delta works to improve exposure of segmented fares across external channels

One of the next phases of Delta Air Lines’ evolution in fare segmentation is working to ensure that its range of offerings is available through…..

Hawaiian and JetBlue on track to debut Basic Economy offering in late 2019

US value carriers Hawaiian Airlines and JetBlue Airways continue to push forward with plans to debut a basic economy fare in late 2019. Hawaiian plans…..

Latest US Travel Association forecast shows sagging US inbound international travel in early 2019

US domestic travel is forecast to grow at a solid pace through May-2019, according to the US Travel Association. However, trends for international travel continue…..

Will Salt Lake City reap the benefits from the Delta-Korean JV with return of nonstop Asian connectivity?

Delta Air Lines is sending encouraging signals to Salt Lake City International airport that direct flights to Asia could resume as the airport’s largest operator…..

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…..