Breaking the statistical link between COVID-19 cases and air travel demand
The connection between passenger traffic growth and new infections is mathematically meaningless.
Furloughs, aircraft retirements put a ceiling on airline recovery
Airlines can’t get back to 2019 levels if they furlough staff and retire portions of their fleets.
COVID can’t keep passengers away from flying forever, but the economy can
Airlines eagerly await a world where they only have to worry about the economy.
Six months into the pandemic, it’s even worse for airlines than we thought
Is this really what recovery looks like?
Fall is here for airlines and business travelers aren’t
Online activity suggests a difficult autumn season for airlines.
Aircraft out of storage and into the frying pan
A220, 787-10 and A320neo are winning in post-COVID fleets, but the resurgence can’t last.
Airlines seek 2019 rebound, but fares are missing link to recovery
With all eyes on capacity and passenger numbers awaiting the return to 2019 levels, what then?
U.S. airlines are having a knife fight on a life raft
How COVID-19 killed airline capacity discipline.
Spike in coronavirus cases reveal signs of stalling U.S. air travel recovery
Cooling interest in travel on path to collide with U.S. airline enthusiasm.
Surging coronavirus infection rates aren’t slowing U.S. air travel rebound, yet
The U.S. airline industry is still deep underwater.