Spirit/Frontier – seeking synergies

A key goal for any merger is synergies.  Let there be no doubt that one synergy being targeted is people savings.  What do we know about these two airlines and their labor forces?  As the following chart shows, both airlines have significant labor efficiencies. The...
United’s widebody fleet evolves

United’s widebody fleet evolves

Today’s big industry news is about United’s single-aisle order.  The selection of models will be the cause of much chatter and discussion.  Big orders are signals of how an airline views the future. The most important item from this order is growing...