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An Update on Latin American Aviation – January 2021

After almost one month of 2021, the Latin American airline industry faces an aggravated uphill battle. The airlines in the region are now showing mixed results in terms of capacity and recovery due to the reimposition of travel restrictions. Let’s do a quick recap...

The murky future for US Airlines

The financial results are awful - as expected. But still, a $35Bn loss is eye-popping.  The slow US Covid vaccination rate provides little encouragement that people will be able to travel by air this coming summer.  Some are of the view there is pent-up demand and if...

Airlink, Lufthansa, SWISS interline for connections in Southern Africa

In a bid to offer travelers access to over 25 destinations in South Africa including Bloemfontein, George, Upington, Skukuza, Nelspruit, Hoedspruit, and Port Elizabeth, one of Europe’s mega carriers, Lufthansa and SWISS are partnering with Airlink, one of Africa’s...

Disruptions impact Africa’s air connectivity

The air transport industry in Africa has experienced a number of major disruptions over the last few decades, including health and economic crises that temporarily set back the industry. But none was as devastating as the COVID-19 pandemic, which struck at a period...
Ruffling MAX7 feathers

Ruffling MAX7 feathers

Two stories (one from The Air Current and our own) a week ago about a potential switch of Southwest Airlines away from...