Edward Russell

A Healthy Delta

For more than three years now, Airline Weekly has delivered best-in-class coverage of the global airline industry thanks in large part to Edward “Ned” Russell. I regret to inform that…

Fixing Air France

It’s never the airline news you want to see: An airline accident in which five people lost their lives. But last week’s runway collision involving a Japan Airlines A350 could…
Europe

Air France-KLM’s Outlook

What does Air France-KLM think of the future? It’s bullish. Jay Shabat and Edward Russell discuss the group’s recent investor day.

Goodbye 2023, Hello 2024

This will be Airline Weekly’s last issue of the year. The next issue will arrive in your inbox on Monday, January 8. In the meantime, visit Skift to catch up…

The Alaska-Hawaiian Issue

Alaska-Hawaiian: A good combination? While the industry discussed and debated, Delta and JetBlue delivered some good news: Demand remains strong as the new year approaches. In Delta’s case, transatlantic markets…
North America

The Alaska-Hawaiian Merger: Pros and Cons

There are three big reasons for Alaska Airlines proposed $1.9 billion merger with Hawaiian Airlines: scale, loyalty, and premium traffic. And there are lots of questions too. Edward Russell and…

A Virgin Affair

Nothing grabs the headlines quite like a merger. On Sunday, Alaska Airlines announced that it would buy its rival Hawaiian Airlines for $1.9 billion. It wasn't exactly a shock. Airline…
Europe

An All British Affair

Virgin Atlantic in a good year turns a modest profit. In bad years, it loses money. So why is Shai Weiss so confident the airline will turn a profit next…

IAG’s Midas Touch

To our American readers still digesting their turkeys, happy belated Thanksgiving. It’s the busiest holiday of the year for U.S. airports. And this year was the busiest one ever, with…

Steven Udvar-Hazy at the Skift Aviation Forum

With the team out for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, we're bringing you another session from the recent Skift Aviation Forum: Air Lease Corp. Executive Chairman Steven Udvar-Hazy in conversation with…