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Q2 no better than Q1 for Air France-KLM

The second quarter is almost halfway through but Air France-KLM already knows enough: as lockdowns and restrictions continue, Q2 is no better than Q1. The operating result will be almost identical to that of the first quarter. This wasn’t good, as the group reported a...

LATAM Airlines Group Launches Plan Towards Sustainability

Today LATAM Airlines Group announced part of its sustainability strategy for the next three decades. Among the initiatives, it plans to have zero waste to landfill by 2027 and carbon neutral by 2050, the airline said. Additionally, the fleet renewal program is also a...

US Form 41 updated

That really useful dataset known as Form 41 has been updated through year-end 2020. People like to criticize this source as full of holes and unreliable. Until the data shows something they like.  Regardless of your view on this data source, it remains the most...

Just how bad was 2020 for US airlines?

Just how bad was 2020 for US airlines? In two words, beyond awful.  Here's the year-end data updated from US DoT.  Select an airline to see each one's performance. The five-year forecast has a 95% CI and a seasonality factor of 12.  Even then it might be somewhat...