Articles tagged “Asia-Pacific”

Air China plane at Beijing Capital Airport


U.S. Airlines Expect Further Easing of China Flight Limits this Winter

U.S. and Chinese airlines are eager to resume nonstop flights between the two countries following a diplomatic accord in August doubling the number allowed. They have proposed 63 weekly flights…

September 25th, 2023 at 3:30 PM EDT

Frontier and Spirit planes in Phoenix


What’s Happening at Spirit and Frontier?

Slower bookings and "heightened" discounting are hurting Frontier Airlines and Spirit Airlines this quarter. That means potentially deep losses for the ultra low-cost carriers. Edward Russell and Jay Shabat discuss…

September 15th, 2023 at 11:28 AM EDT

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Airbus A320neo Pratt Engine Issues to Ground 650 Planes Next Year

The quality issues affecting Pratt & Whitney geared turbofan engines on Airbus A320neo-family aircraft will ground 600 to 650 aircraft globally next year, the latest setback to the airline industry's…

September 12th, 2023 at 2:27 PM EDT

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Airline Weekly Summer Hiatus

Airline Weekly is taking a break until September. Our next weekly issue will publish on September 11, and we will resume updating AW Daily with airline industry news and commentary…

August 21st, 2023 at 8:05 AM EDT

Air Arabia plane in Bordeaux


What Do Airlines Face This Autumn?

How are airlines doing as the second-quarter earnings season wraps up? Generally good, but yield and cost concerns persist. Edward Russell and Jay Shabat discuss. Plus, Air Arabia's impressive results.

August 18th, 2023 at 12:00 PM EDT

American Eagle retro Embraer 170


Embraer May Sell Older E-Jets in the U.S. For Another Decade

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer is bullish about the prospect for its flagship commercial aircraft, the E-Jet-E2. It delivered seven of the planes in the second quarter and, with new orders…

August 14th, 2023 at 2:55 PM EDT

Philippine Airlines Boeing 777 takeoff


The World’s Most Profitable Airlines

Edward Russell and Jay Shabat discuss the latest Airline Weekly profit rankings for the second quarter. Plus, the latest developments at Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific.

August 11th, 2023 at 1:21 PM EDT

United counters at Newark airport


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

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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


Australian Regulator Extends Approval of Qantas-Emirates Joint Venture

Late last week, Australia’s competition regulator proposed reauthorizing a joint venture between Qantas and Emirates for another five years. The partnership, first launched in 2013, allows the two airlines to…

June 26th, 2023 at 2:36 PM EDT