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A332 at FRA gate

Germany’s Luthansa Group already has a wholly-owned, lower-cost subsidiary, Eurowings (IATA code EW). It even used the airline prior to the pandemic to launch long-haul services from Frankfurt. Cirium Data and Analytics shows that in late October 2019, Eurowings was offering flights from Frankfurt to Barbados, Las Vegas, Mauritius and Windhoek in Namibia. So why […]

North America welcomes 184 routes

Latest daily figures provided by the US TSA show that average weekly passenger numbers passing through US airports are now at around 80% of the level they were back in 2019. With Independence Day falling on a Sunday this year, passenger numbers peaked on 4 July at 85% of the level reported in 2019. However, while […]

CEO Heavy Weights

The Airline CEO Heavyweights session at Routes Americas 2021 yesterday brought together leaders from Spirit Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and the US Travel Association to discuss some of the challenges brought by the pandemic and how they have managed to remain in a relatively favourable position to weather the crisis. Sharing some of the key lessons […]

June 24, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, North America

Avelo at HVN

  California-based startup carrier Avelo Airlines recently made a truly historic announcement that Tweed New Haven Airport (HVN) in Connecticut will be its first East Coast base. In addition, Avelo has committed $1.2 million towards an ambitious $100 million capital-improvement plan for HVN. During an insightful interview at yesterday’s Routes Americas 2021 conference, Jorge Roberts, […]

ACI NA IATA STATE of Industry

During the first day of the Routes Americas 2021 event, taking place in Orlando this week, Peter Cerdá, Regional Vice President The Americas, International Air Transport Association (IATA), and Matthew Cornelius, Executive Vice President, Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA), set the scene for the two-day conference by outlining the state of the air transport industry in […]

YUL - CAI

Despite the Canadian government’s hardline approach to international air travel (Cirium Data and Analytics figures for June 2021 show that international capacity from Canadian airports is down over 86% compared with June 2019) the country’s flag-carrier, Air Canada, launched a new long-haul service between Montreal and Cairo in Egypt on 17 June. The 8,750-kilometre route […]

June 21, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, North America

With the largest community of airlines across the globe, Sabre offers the only integrated planning and scheduling solution in the marketplace The Network Planning and Optimization suite powers the most profitable decisions across an airline’s network, to helps airlines: • Forecast schedule profitability across the whole network to maximize revenue • Match capacity with demand and increase aircraft utilization with optimized schedules • Optimize for operational feasibility to create schedules that are both profitable and operationally feasible The suite includes five main products, giving the full range of tools for an airline’s planning teams: Slot Manager helps airlines optimize these strategic assets by providing the tools to manage, monitor and expand their slot portfolio. Slot Manager is the airline industry’s most widely used system for managing slots at IATA level-3 and level-2 airports worldwide. Schedule Manager provides an integrated workbench to help airlines deliver robust, accurate and operationally feasible schedules. It is the only proven solution to scale across the largest airlines in the world. Profit Manager senses and responds to competitor’s actions, identifying new revenue opportunities and accurately forecasts demand to maximize network and schedule profitability. It incorporates the industry's most robust partnership and alliance modelling to identify new revenue opportunities. Fleet Manager maximizes revenue opportunities and reduces costs by developing optimal fleet assignments for schedules based on forecasted demand. It is the only solution to offer full global optimization allowing for a more comprehensive schedule solution. Codeshare Manager helps airlines extend their network and identify new opportunities with partnerships. It is unique in allowing for private what-if analysis, independent of partner airlines, helping airlines to continually evaluate and maximize the value of the partnership. With years of airline scheduling industry experience, thought leadership and expertise, Sabre continually helps airlines overcome challenges and adopt best practices across the industry.

With the largest community of airlines across the globe, Sabre offers the only integrated planning and scheduling solution in the marketplace The Network Planning and Optimization suite powers the most profitable decisions across an airline’s network, to help airlines: Forecast schedule profitability across the whole network to maximize revenue Match capacity with demand and increase […]

June 17, 2021 | Europe, North America