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North America

Southwest Airlines’ Former CEO Gary Kelly Was Right About the Corporate Travel Recovery

Southwest Airlines former CEO Gary Kelly's firm belief that the industry was in for a slow corporate travel recovery is looking increasingly prescient. Southwest is undertaking the not-so-simple task of…

July 27th, 2023 at 3:33 PM EDT

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North America

Hawaiian Airlines Results Under Pressure as Fleet Issues Mount

Hawaiian Airlines' struggles got a little bit worse on Tuesday. News broke of an engine recall for its Airbus A321neos that are likely to affect the carrier's already pressured results…

July 26th, 2023 at 12:06 PM EDT

North America

Alaska Airlines Sees Domestic Fares Weaken as Americans Take More International Trips

The surge in U.S. domestic flying, be it revenge travel or new blended business and leisure trips, appears over. Alaska Airlines executives said that the second quarter — June to…

July 25th, 2023 at 3:55 PM EDT

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Icelandair Sees Travel Demand in Europe Beginning to Weaken

Icelandair posted record profits off booming transatlantic travel in the second quarter. But the rest of the year may not be as rosy with CEO Bogi Nils Bogason warning of…

July 21st, 2023 at 12:58 PM EDT

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United Airlines to Shrink Newark Departures 10% to Avoid Future Flight Disruptions

United Airlines will shrink its Newark hub by about 10 percent following flight disruptions at the end of June that affected thousands of travelers and cut into its second-quarter profits.

July 20th, 2023 at 4:30 PM EDT

Aircraft Maintenance Provider AAR Sees Supply Chain Woes Easing; Expects Strong Demand to Continue

AAR, a major provider of maintenance and repair services to airlines worldwide, told investors that industry supply-side constraints are easing but remain problematic. The company, headquartered near Chicago, provided an…

July 19th, 2023 at 1:19 PM EDT

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United Announces Major Asia-Pacific Expansion, Including Three New Routes 

As Asian countries emerge from years of lockdown, United Airlines is moving to capitalize on the region's reopening and escalating demand.

July 18th, 2023 at 8:04 AM EDT

American Airlines tails at Philadelphia

North America

American’s Philadelphia Hub Could Benefit as Airline Unwinds JetBlue Alliance

Even in the midst of a summer of insatiable transatlantic travel demand, traffic at American Airlines’ primary transatlantic hub in Philadelphia remains nearly a quarter lower than it was in…

July 17th, 2023 at 8:15 AM EDT

North America

United Airlines Produced the Most Emissions Last Year, It Also Used the Most Sustainable Fuel

United Airlines has the dual distinction of producing the most carbon emissions among U.S. passenger airlines last year, while also sourcing the most low-emission sustainable aviation fuel.

July 14th, 2023 at 11:24 AM EDT

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North America

Delta Results Lifted by Strong Europe and Latin America Demand

Delta Air Lines saw strong profits in the second quarter thanks to booming international travel to Europe and Latin America.

July 13th, 2023 at 2:22 PM EDT