Articles tagged “Europe”

Travelers at Schiphol Airport


KLM CEO Rebukes Dutch Proposal to Tax Transit Passengers at Schiphol

KLM CEO Marjan Rintel offered a firm rebuke of a proposal in the Netherlands' legislature to tax transfer passengers at the airline's hub, Amsterdam's Schiphol airport.

September 22nd, 2023 at 11:52 AM EDT

TUI Boeing 737


TUI Bullish on European Leisure Travel this Winter

TUI is bullish winter travel demand with bookings exhibiting “positive momentum," the European travel conglomerate said Thursday. The outlook comes after summer bookings came in well ahead of last summer's…

September 21st, 2023 at 10:53 AM EDT

TAP and Eurowings Planes


Why Are Airlines so Eager for a Piece of TAP Air Portugal?

TAP Air Portugal is seemingly the apple of every European airline group's eye these days. That's because the state-owned airline in the southwestern corner of Europe is about to come…

September 19th, 2023 at 4:45 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

Pratt & Whitney Engine A320neo


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

A Swiss A330


Swiss Adds Flights to Washington Dulles, the Fastest Growing U.S. Gateway

Travelers riding the mobile lounge between the main terminal and one of Washington Dulles airport's concourses this summer got a who's who of global airlines. A growing number of them…

September 12th, 2023 at 10:44 AM EDT


Fuel Costs Take a Bite Out of Airline Outlook

Fuel prices keep steadily rising after bottoming out in May. That's beginning to take a bite out the airline financial outlook for the third and fourth quarters. Edward Russell and…

September 10th, 2023 at 1:53 PM EDT

Aegean Airlines Airbus A320neo


Greece’s Aegean Airlines Posts Strong Profits but Cost Inflation a Concern

Greece’s Aegean Airlines, riding a wave of inbound tourism, reported an 18% operating margin for the April-to-June quarter. That was just a point less than what Europe's profit champion Ryanair…

September 8th, 2023 at 10:05 AM EDT

A Discover Airbus A330


Lufthansa Rebrands Leisure Airline Subsidiary Discover

A big focus of the Lufthansa Group during the pandemic was streamlining its operations. It closed two subsidiaries but, to the bane of some industry analysts, launched a new one…

September 5th, 2023 at 10:39 AM EDT

Denver skyline from mountain


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