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Delta’s Premium Power

Gordon Smith | 6 days ago

First quarter earnings season is now underway, with Delta as usual ringing the opening bell. The esteemed airline from Atlanta again delivered strong profits, aided some by lower fuel prices…

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Skift Travel 200 Aviation Performance

The Skift Travel 200 combines the financial performance of nearly 200 travel companies worth more than a trillion dollars into a single number. The ST200 makes it easy to track travel industry performance for the first time ever.

What am I looking at? The performance of the airlines sub-sectors within the ST200

How to read this chart: The airlines sector can be further divided into sub-sectors. This chart shows how each of these segments has performed relative to one another and helps us understanding what is driving broader airlines performance.

Learn more about the ST200 by reading our full methodology.

December 2023

Modern Airline Retailing and Airline Distribution

The noticeable acceleration in the implementation of distribution changes in recent years has placed airlines in a favorable position, granting them greater autonomy over their inventory and reducing their reliance on Travel Management Companies (TMCs) compared to the past.

October 2023

U.S. Heavyweights in 20 Charts: Delta vs United vs American

When comparing Delta, United, and American Airlines, which operate in similar markets with comparable business models and market shares, are there any particular metrics that highlight an edge one airline has over the others? Interestingly, there are.

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Skift Aviation Forum

Watch complete sessions from Skift Aviation Forum, held in Fort Worth, TX in November 2023.

View more sessions on YouTube.

Jeff Knittel, Chairman and CEO, Airbus Americas, Inc. spoke with Sarah Kopit, Editor-in-Chief, Skift

Steven Udvar-Házy, Executive Chairman of the Board at Air Lease Corporation, spoke with Brian Sumers, Founder and Editor of The Airline Observer

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