July On-Time Update

July On-Time Update

We are busy updating various models to add July.  Subscribers will see models updated as we complete each one throughout the day. We are seeing more evidence of the recovery in US air travel.  For example, we are seeing more flights arriving later than scheduled.  At...
Airline Performance is Improving – but slowly

Airline Performance is Improving – but slowly

Our AirInsight Airline Performance Index is showing a very slow but upward recovery for airlines from the global pandemic.  Our index, on average, has begun to creep upward on a week to week basis, but not yet enough to celebrate as emerging from trouble. But there...

Yes, the recovery has started

This morning several people noted with joy that the TSA’s daily screening volume topped 1 million for the first time in what feels like forever. Considering that the daily volume in normal times is around 2.5 million, this news is a milestone event for 2020.  A...
The 2Q20 Parked Fleet

The 2Q20 Parked Fleet

Airlines are juggling fleets to optimize for a slow traffic recovery. This is a challenge the industry has never had to face before. 9/11 was a short term adjustment because travel demand was still there.  Now travel demand has dropped to levels that are unsustainable...