Jason Clampet

Can Kenya Airways Survive on Its Own?

Another month or so now before the start of second quarter earnings season. But first, the Paris Airshow. Airlines and others in the aviation world will gather in the French…
North America

Air Canada Is off to a Good Start

Air Canada lost money in the first quarter of 2023. But that's no surprise. Wintertime losses are common for the carrier. But the red ink was minimal, setting it up…

What We’re Following in 2023

It's been quite the year in aviation. From Covid variants to staffing shortages and flight disruptions, and industry dealmaking, 2022 took us for some interesting turns — but then what…
ITA

Lufthansa, ITA and European Airline Consolidation

The Lufthansa Group has spent the better part of 20 years trying to improve its fortunes through consolidation. Some deals, like of Swiss, have been winners, others, like of Austrian…
Indigo

IndiGo Goes and Goes!

Just how bullish is IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta on India's airline market? Very, very bullish. But Edward "Ned" Russell and Madhu Unnikrishnan note that others have predicted that India's aviation…
American

Bonus Podcast: American Airlines CEO Doug Parker

Like many airline chiefs, Doug Parker is “bullish” on the future, particularly after a surge in demand for transatlantic flights after the travel ban lifted on Nov. 8. But American…
United Airlines

Bonus Episode: United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby

"We will win customers on quality,” Kirby said at the Skift Aviation Forum on November 17, 2021. And he had plenty of examples quality improvements to cite: The addition of premium-heavy…

Porter’s Big Order

Canada's Porter Airlines, despite not having flown a single flight since last March, is reimagining itself by ordering its first jets and moving some flights into Toronto Pearson. Reporter Ned…