With growing chatter about fuel burn and rising fuel prices, we kept digging in the data and came up with some interesting metrics for your consideration. The greener the number in the table the better. Our metric is seat miles per gallon – the higher this...
Observers of the commercial aviation space would do well to study game theory. First, because it helps to better understand the choices facing the two primary players. Second, because it helps one better comprehend possible next steps and the downstream impacts they...
As US airlines navigate their way through the pandemic, it has become clear that each airline takes slightly different paths to seek their lowest seat cost production. While seeking the lowest seat cost is a perennial goal for all airlines, if market demand stays...
Airline schedules are by definition built far into the future, typically up to 360 days ahead. During normal times this is not that difficult. Traffic growth follows predictable patterns by season and reasonably predictable growth. Not anymore. Take a look at the...
In the US, and probably globally, fuel represents about 40% of airline operating costs. Cutting fuel burn is going to remain a prime focus at every airline. The case to retire aircraft is driven by MRO costs, but even if an aircraft has acceptable maintenance costs,...
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