Articles tagged “Europe”



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,…

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.…

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.…

The Rising Fortunes of Ryanair

Ryanair has its problems, but it is doing much better than most. As the Irish low-cost giant posts its latest earnings, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat pick through the numbers…

Air France-KLM’s Outlook

What does Air France-KLM think of the future? It’s bullish. Jay Shabat and Edward Russell discuss the group’s recent investor day.


An All British Affair

Virgin Atlantic in a good year turns a modest profit. In bad years, it loses money. So why is Shai Weiss so confident the airline will turn a profit next…

Ryanair and Singapore Airlines Watch the Competition

Ryanair and Singapore Airlines had good summers, and the former will be among the most profitable globally. Both, however, are watching industry schedules closely as they look forward through the…

Fast-Growing Wizz Air Won’t Grow Next Year

Wizz Air has burst out of the pandemic with eye popping growth. The discounter, fueled by the arrival of dozens of new Airbus jets, has grabbed share in London and…