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  • Apr 20, 2018
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    Unions imperil Air France's future

    Air France unions must realize the damage they are doing to their company, which declared the cost of their strikes through mid-April was €220 million ($272 million). But do they understand how much they are jeopardizing their own futures and those of the other non-striking employees who make up the majority of Air France’s workforce?...More
  • Apr 18, 2018
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    Southwest’s ‘LUV’ heart beats through tragedy

    It’s not something that any airline wants to be in a position to “get right,” but what Gary Kelly and his team at Southwest Airlines have demonstrated is the textbook way to respond to a disaster....More
  • Apr 5, 2018
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    Southwest builds its own kind of international network

    Cutting out three hours of travel and eliminating a connection is a real selling point....More
  • Apr 4, 2018
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    Boeing is a pawn, but not the target, in the US-China trade war

    China’s retaliatory 25% trade tariffs on certain goods it imports from the US comes as no surprise. What’s more interesting is how China has limited how the tariff applies to Boeing airliners....More
  • Mar 20, 2018
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    O’Leary’s winning hand with Lauda

    Michael O’Leary must have played a lot of Risk as a boy. And he frequently won, judging by how he played his hand over LaudaMotion, a prize that was keenly sought by Lufthansa and British Airways owner IAG....More
  • Mar 9, 2018
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    The airline industry’s glass ceiling

    Today is National Women’s Day. I’m not typically one of those who lauds achievements purely based on the gender of those who achieved, but a vexing question remains: why are there still so few women running airlines?...More
  • Mar 2, 2018
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    Delta CEO takes the high road

    Delta Air Lines has withdrawn its discount offer for members of the US National Rifle Association (NRA) following the mass shooting in February at a Florida school that left 17 students and staff dead....More
  • Mar 2, 2018
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    Fare expectations? ​

    Social media backlash over a start-up regional airline’s “steep” €79 ($96) launch fares really shows how much customer price expectations have shifted....More
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Apr 20, 2018
blog

Unions imperil Air France's future

Air France unions must realize the damage they are doing to their company, which declared the cost of their strikes through mid-April was €220 million ($272 million). But do they understand how much they are jeopardizing their own futures and those of the other non-striking employees who make up the majority of Air France’s workforce?...More
Apr 18, 2018
blog

Southwest’s ‘LUV’ heart beats through tragedy

It’s not something that any airline wants to be in a position to “get right,” but what Gary Kelly and his team at Southwest Airlines have demonstrated is the textbook way to respond to a disaster....More
Apr 5, 2018
blog

Southwest builds its own kind of international network

Cutting out three hours of travel and eliminating a connection is a real selling point....More
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