Airline Analysis

Opinion, insight, and data on the strategies animating the business of commercial aviation

Airline Fare Bundling – What’s Next?

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Airline Fare Bundling – A Pricing Opportunity

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Airline Fare Bundling – A Pricing Opportunity

by 
Tom Bacon
April 19, 2022
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4
 min read

There are unique fare bundling opportunities to be had by airlines that can deploy the right pricing strategy.

Doug Parker’s Legacy – Airline Industry Consolidation Continues

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Doug Parker’s Legacy – Airline Industry Consolidation Continues!

by 
Tom Bacon
March 15, 2022
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9
 min read

As Doug Parker leaves the CEO position at American Airlines on March 31, the industry needs to recognize the importance of his leadership over the past two decades.

Why Customer-Centricity, Data, Loyalty and Fintech will Converge to Define Aviation

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Why Customer-Centricity, Data, Loyalty and Fintech will Converge to Define Aviation

by 
Eric Leopold
February 22, 2022
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5
 min read

In commercial aviation, four hot topics are converging: customer-centricity, loyalty programs, fintech and data & analytics. Let's connect the dots.

Are Cryptocurrencies a Viable Payment Option for Airlines?

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Are Cryptocurrencies a Viable Payment Option for Airlines?

by 
Joseph Vito DeLuca
February 2, 2022
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4
 min read

Where is crypto’s place in air travel and should airlines embrace this alternative payment option?

Kambr Media's Most Read Commercial Aviation Articles of 2021

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Kambr Media's Most Read Commercial Aviation Articles of 2021

by 
Joseph Vito DeLuca
December 22, 2021
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3
 min read

Have a look at our top 10 most read articles about commercial aviation from the past year.

5 Takeaways from the 2021 Dubai Airshow

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5 Takeaways from the 2021 Dubai Airshow

by 
Avgeek
November 22, 2021
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3
 min read

Last week marked the end of the biggest Dubai Airshow in 17 years, and the biggest of its kind in the region. Here are the major highlights from the event.

Highlights from Skift’s Aviation Forum: Business Travel, Sustainability & (Demand) Optimism

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Highlights from Skift’s Aviation Forum: Business Travel, Sustainability & (Demand) Optimism

by 
Joseph Vito DeLuca
November 18, 2021
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4
 min read

Highlights from Skift's second annual Aviation Forum including business and international travel, 2022 and beyond outlooks and predictions and sustainability discussions.

The Airlines' Summer of Chaos

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The Airlines’ Summer of Chaos

by 
Terry McClintock
September 1, 2021
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5
 min read

Some thoughts about how individual airlines approached their businesses strategically; how they shuffled their people and fleets, and how they’re positioned for the future.

SupremeFly, the Subscription-Based Airline Changing the Way We Fly

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SupremeFly, the Subscription-Based Airline Changing the Way We Fly

by 
Luca Zocche
August 4, 2021
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14
 min read

SupremeFly, based in Austria with its base in Bratislava, started flights with an E190 aircraft earlier this month, plans to operate under a subscription-based model.

The small aircraft transportation model.

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The Small Aircraft Transportation Model

by 
Manolo Centeno
June 30, 2021
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4
 min read

Could the Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) be the catalyst of the future of air travel?

Long-Haul, Low-Cost: Can This Business Model Ever Succeed?

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Long-Haul, Low-Cost: Can This Business Model Ever Succeed?  

by 
Avgeek
June 16, 2021
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8
 min read

Debated for its sustainability, the long-haul, low-cost (LHLC) model for airlines is a question that remains unanswered. Every wave in aviation's history brings another attempt.

Are loyalty programs loyal?

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Are Loyalty Programs Loyal?

by 
Michael Warnken
May 25, 2021
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5
 min read

Hospitio examines the value of airline loyalty programs by looking at their history, how they evolved and where they could be heading.

Covid-19 is shaping U.S. domestic network strategies

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How COVID-19 is Shaping U.S. Domestic Network Strategies  

by 
John Wickson
May 19, 2021
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5
 min read

Hospitio looked at the June 2021 domestic schedules for the largest U.S. airlines for clues to the competitive implications of the network changes implemented during COVID-19.

Sun Country Livery Airline IPOs

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Airline IPOs and the Norwegian Startup Model

by 
Luca Zocche
April 28, 2021
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4
 min read

We take a look at how IPOs among less established airlines are becoming the norm as a means of generating capital.

Prioritizing & Marketing Travel Safety Will Help Airlines Capture Rising Demand

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Prioritizing & Marketing Travel Safety Will Help Airlines Capture Rising Demand

by 
Joseph Vito DeLuca
April 13, 2021
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4
 min read

Demand has been building for a long time now, and data says all those eager travelers are most likely to fly with airlines providing a safe journey.

Iata Travel Pass app

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What Does IATA’s Travel Pass Mean for Air Travel Demand?

by 
Steve Allen
March 29, 2021
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8
 min read

The IATA Travel Pass has rolled out and had successful trial phases, but what does it mean for air travel in totality? Will it be catalyst to a spike in demand?

Low-cost carriers are set to breakout post-covid

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Low-Cost Carriers (LCCs) Set to Continue Breakout Post-COVID

by 
Chris Anthony
March 9, 2021
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3
 min read

Low-cost carriers will lead the demand recovery while pushing revenue management technology forward.

Airline digital trends 2021

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2021 Airline Digital Trends: Doing More with Less

by 
Joseph Vito DeLuca
February 18, 2021
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3
 min read

Iztok Franko outlines several trends worth watching out for within the airline digital retailing space in the DigginTravel 2021 Airline Digital Trends Report.

A person reading on a dark aircraft

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Kambr Media's Most Read Articles of 2020

by 
Joseph Vito DeLuca
December 22, 2020
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4
 min read

Through all the ups, downs, shocks and unexpected events, here are our most read articles of the year.

Will airlines be ready for pent up travel demand?

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Airlines, When Pent Up Travel Demand Bursts, Will Your Buckets Be Ready?

by 
Joseph Vito DeLuca
November 19, 2020
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5
 min read

With the news of a possible vaccine on the way, we very well may be inching closer to that long-awaited time. Fortunately for airlines, there is still ample time to prepare.

Lufthansa Group launches continuous pricing

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What Lufthansa Group’s Continuous Pricing Solution Means for the Airline Industry

by 
Judson Rollins
November 2, 2020
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5
 min read

The Lufthansa Group has launched an industry-first “continuous pricing” (CP) solution. This means the group’s carriers can offer a theoretically infinite number of distinct prices.

Commercial airline executives are facing a new frontier during the COVID-19 pandemic

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How Commercial Airline Executives are Approaching the COVID-19 Pandemic

by 
Joseph Vito DeLuca
October 1, 2020
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5
 min read

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic demand has shrunk to unthinkable lows and the entire industry has been turned upside down, presenting airline executives with all new challenges.

Airlines Should Prepare for Future Demand Now

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Airlines Need to Prepare for Future Demand Now

by 
Mike Buccialia
September 15, 2020
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4
 min read

Waiting until demand returns means missing out on a competitive advantage and leveraging the low-risk scenario of making a change when demand is slow.

Airline Pricing and COVID-19

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Airline Pricing Was Broken Long Before COVID-19

by 
Chris Anthony
September 1, 2020
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3
 min read

A narrative has been taking shape that COVID-19 upended airlines' commercial model, but airline commercial processes have been broken long before the pandemic.

Airport Security Check

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Why I’m Worried By Digital Immunity Passports

by 
Jack Chen
July 22, 2020
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5
 min read

Airline and airport executives have recently expressed interest in “digital immunity passports” to certify non-Covid-19 travelers