Past Issues

Europe

Who You Calling Stupid?

Ryanair’s tailwinds are certainly not fading. The Irish LCC—arguably the most successful airline that ever flew—had another great year in 2023, never mind some routine wintertime losses. JetBlue, on the…
North America

United in the Spotlight

Where to begin? Boeing’s mounting woes? Another major airline bankruptcy? The latest in Q4 airline earnings?
North America

Judge to JetBlue: No Merger for You

And just like that, JetBlue’s plans are up in smoke. A federal judge last week ruled that no, JetBlue cannot buy its rival Spirit, agreeing with the U.S. Justice Department…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Dubai Airshow Shopping

It’s been a strange year for Boeing. Lots of good. Lots of bad. Everyone wants 737 Maxes and 787s. But oh, the headaches trying to build them. Two versions of…