The Airline Weekly Lounge Podcast

Europe

Euro-Things

In this week's episode, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat take a deep-dive into the latest earnings from carriers across the European continent. From airline supergroups to more niche Nordic players,…
North America

JetBlue and Volaris In Focus

With earnings season well underway, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat examine the key trends and finer details from JetBlue and Volaris - two of the largest low-cost carriers in the…
North America

United’s Fascinating First Quarter

Fresh out of United's Q1 earnings call, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss the headline numbers and critical trends facing the U.S. carrier. Don't forget, you can find a full…
Delta Air Lines

Why Delta’s Flying High

In this week's episode, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat dig into Delta's latest earnings report to find out what's making the U.S. carrier one of the industry's biggest success stories.…
Low-Cost Airlines

Low-Cost, Long-Haul Challenges

In this week's episode of the Airline Weekly Lounge, Gordon Smith is joined by Ashab Rizvi from Skift Research to discuss the key findings from a new report into the…
Ryanair

The Michael O’Leary Interview

In this special edition of the Airline Weekly Lounge, we sit down with Ryanair Group CEO Michael O'Leary. No subject is off the table as we discuss everything from social…
Global Airports

High Flyers and Terminal Declines

In this week's Airline Weekly Lounge podcast, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss the global airports that look set to be the big winners and losers in the coming quarter.…
Europe

The Lufthansa Problem

In this week's Airline Weekly Lounge podcast, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss the latest developments from the Lufthansa Group and explain why the German flag carrier is trailing competitors.…
North America

American Airlines Fights Back

In this week's Airline Weekly Lounge podcast, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss a new strategy from American Airlines to win back domestic market share and boost loyalty. We also…
Europe

IAG Earnings in the Spotlight

In this week's edition of the Airline Weekly Lounge Podcast, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat examine the latest results from IAG to find out how they compare with Air France-KLM.…