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What consolidation has wrought

US airlines have announced record profits - load factors are at all time highs.  Fares are higher than you would think necessary with fuel prices down considerably.  Consolidation has been excellent news for the US airline industry. But what has this meant for the air...

American Airlines cancels TLV

The decision to cancel daily service between Philadelphia and Tel Aviv has come as surprise to more than a few industry observers. Let’s take a look at the questions being asked and the airline’s explanation. First let’s get the grand conspiracy out of the way....

Pictures

We have created a section under the "About" link at the top right of this page called Photographs.  We will add to this as we continue our visits and events.  However, in the meantime please take a look at what we have there now. If you'd like to use any of these...

Premium #184 – Does Delta’s old aircraft strategy make sense?

In the US, Delta is famous for its decision to keep old aircraft flying, and has purchased second hand aircraft into its fleet. The most prominent of recent purchases include the 717 and the MD-90. We, like others, have thought that this strategy may have economic...

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