Asia still dominates dormant fleet, but it’s not clear how many jets will return
Thousands remain parked, but the longer each one sits, what makes a dormant airplane stored or retired...
Pilot shortage solutions are plentiful but politically improbable
The only viable solution to solve the U.S. pilot shortage may end up being less flying.
Impact of the pilot shortage will cascade far beyond empty cockpits
After an overflowing 2022 with record fares, there’s a very real threat to airline health.
The pilot shortage is spreading beyond the regional airlines
Despite a lack of pilots, the airline industry can’t even agree there’s a shortage.
Boeing and Airbus single-aisle workhorses squeeze out regional and widebody jets
The market for single-aisle aircraft is red hot and rapidly changing the composition of the global...
The global aviation recovery is the tale of two hemispheres
East and West, with very different approaches to COVID, illustrate how the recovery is yet to fully take...
Frontier wins in JetBlue-Spirit deal
The tie-up highlights just how significantly an airline can win by losing
A slowing global economy is still pushing aviation higher
Even with the IMF’s downward revision for global growth, aviation’s tailwinds after the pandemic are...
The airlines that win and lose with Russian airspace closed
The closure of Russian airspace to key global airlines gives some a significant economic benefit and...
Spirit and Frontier merger is about the search for high-hanging fruit
The Ross and Rachel of the airline world were always meant to be together.