Europe

Transatlantic Travel Boom

Edward Russell

August 4th, 2023 at 1:27 PM EDT


British Airways Airbus A350 landing

There was one thing in common across Air France-KLM, IAG, and JetBlue in the second quarter: Transatlantic travel demand is booming. That helped lift the first two to impressive profits. But, at the latter, it wasn’t enough to offset numerous U.S. domestic challenges. Edward Russell and Jay Shabat discuss.

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Edward Russell

August 4th, 2023 at 1:27 PM EDT

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Photo credit: A British Airways Airbus A350 lands in Atlanta. Flickr / Andrew E. Cohen

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