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Jetblue’s On-Time Performance

Airline flight operations data indicate how an airline is doing.  Using a combination of US DoT sources we have been compiling models that allow this performance to be tracked.  Here's what we found about Jetblue (as an example). The first table shows the average...

Jetblue considers multiple airports in London

US low-cost airline Jetblue hasn’t decided yet on which airport in London it will operate to in 2021, but doesn’t rule out flying to multiple airports there, president and Chief Operating Officer Joanna Geraghty said on September 5 at the Aviation Festival in London....

Daily Insight: Thursday 11 April 2019: The 757 Replacement

News The A321 family, and its latest version, the A321LR, are gaining orders and this aircraft has clearly become the replacement for the Boeing 757 in many markets.  With trans-Atlantic range, the A321LR has become an alternative for low cost carriers to offer...

US airline market concentration at 3Y18

Consolidation among US airlines has seen a sharp rise in the market power of a few very big companies. Looking only at the 3Y18 numbers we see the following. The big three account for over 60% of the market. Adding number four takes the concentration to over 70%. The...

Are aging fleets a problem?

With another two stories today about in-flight component failures (Southwest, Sichuan), we are being reminded that...