From shifting global airline alliances to a still-evolving LCC sector and the impact of Brexit, here are nine things to keep an eye on in the airline world through 2019. Alliance merry-go-round As 2018 drew to a close, China Southern marked the 11th anniversary of its SkyTeam membership by announcing plans to leave the global airline alliance when its contract expires Jan. 1, 2019 in order to pursue “new partnerships” with other carriers. The airline has appeared increasingly ...

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