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INFORMATIONAL Nov 27, 2023 How Do Airlines Decide Which Aircraft to Use on a Route? It may seem like a simple answer—easy: airlines fly their biggest planes on the routes with the most demand. In some ways, this is true—no doubt airlines would deploy a 737 over a CRJ900 for a route like New York (JFK) to Denver (DEN), given the demand on the route. Demand isn't everything, however. Aircraft range plays a major role as well. Other niche factors play large roles, too, and in this article, we'll explore how airlines decide which aircraft to use on certain routes. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 25, 2023 How Do Airlines Determine Where to Fly? Have you ever wondered why certain route combinations exist, but others don’t? Well, the process may be more complicated than you might think. Airlines go through a complex process to determine the best routes to fly, typically using a formulaic combination of existing competition, demand, and profit potential. In this article, we break it down. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Nov 22, 2023 What Does Strong Travel Demand Mean for the Future of Aviation? The strong demand for international travel witnessed during the summer of 2023 has laid the groundwork for a transformative era in the aviation industry. From embracing technological innovations and prioritizing sustainability to fostering flexibility and adapting to changing circumstances, airlines are navigating a dynamic landscape. The skies, once again, beckon with possibilities, heralding a new chapter for global travel. Read More →