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INFORMATIONAL Jul 01, 2021 Alaska Airlines to Codeshare with Qatar Alaska Airlines and Qatar Airways recently announced a codesharing agreement on 150 flights across the US. This move comes after a string of announcements between Alaska and Qatar in the last six months, all of them strengthening their ties within OneWorld. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jun 26, 2021 Why U.S. Budget Airlines are Optimistic About Post-COVID Travel Numbers Ultra-low-cost carriers in the U.S. see a lot of room to expand in the post-pandemic travel boom. Why is this and what do these airline leaders think about it? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 24, 2021 Will the 777X be Profitable for Boeing? The Boeing 777X program has faced many stumbles over the years, costing Boeing a lot of money. But will Boeing ever be able to sell more than the current orders they have? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 19, 2021 What was the Pepsi Concorde? Air France let the Pepsi Company paint one of their aircraft blue for a marketing program. But why would Pepsi do that? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 17, 2021 Southwest's Profitability Streak is Over: Thoughts and Implications Southwest announced in late January of 2021 that they were not profitable in 2020, the first year since 1972. Due to the pandemic, this was not shocking to most analysts, however, some expected Southwest to pull off some magic as they have in the past. What remains to be seen is how they will respond and re-start the streak. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 04, 2021 What Happened to AirTran? If you followed the aviation industry before 2010, you probably remember hearing about AirTran, an Atlanta-based carrier that was around from 1993 to 2014. But what happened to them and where did all of their planes go? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 03, 2021 The Airbus Beluga vs. The Boeing Dreamlifter What are the major differences between the Airbus Beluga and the Boeing Dreamlifter? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL May 01, 2021 Why Louisville is Home to UPS's Worldport UPS worldport plays a vital role in the infrastructure of the company. So what is so important about it and why Louisville? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Apr 18, 2021 The European Aviation Industry - Will it ever be the same? An update on the awful situation in Europe. Will the aviation industry be the same? Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Apr 18, 2021 Cargo-Only Flights Explained Before the pandemic, 5-10% of the revenue that airlines brought in was from cargo aboard passenger flights. Once passenger flights began decreasing, airlines needed a new way to ship cargo. They began operating cargo-only flights to keep up with demand while minimizing losses in revenue. In one week, United Airlines operated over 75 cargo flights weekly just to stay afloat. Read More →