Airline Weekly Lounge
Live From the Skift Global Forum

Live From the Skift Global Forum

September 24, 2021

This week's episode of the 'Lounge comes to you live from the TWA Hotel at New York Kennedy during the Skift Global Forum 2021. The Airline Weekly team discusses why Air France-KLM Group CEO Ben Smith was "pleasantly shocked," incoming Southwest CEO Robert Jordan's concerns about hiring, and what the Justice Department hopes to accomplish with its suit agains

Boeing‘s Forecast Shows Why This Crisis Is Unlike Others

Boeing‘s Forecast Shows Why This Crisis Is Unlike Others

September 16, 2021

This week the Airline Weekly team chews over why Australia's competition regulator denied Qantas and Japan Airlines a joint venture. Will Fly Play buck the odds and make low-cost longhaul work? And, with gratuitous references to unicorns, Sasquatches, white whales, and other mythical animals, Ned and Madhu discuss Boeing's $9 trillion aerospace outlook. 

Philippine Airlines‘ Bankruptcy Was a Long Time Coming

Philippine Airlines‘ Bankruptcy Was a Long Time Coming

September 10, 2021

Edward "Ned" Russell and Madhu Unnikrishnan talk about why Philippines Airlines Chapter 11 surprised no one. The two also discuss Porter's restart flights, and Ryanair's latest fight with Boeing.

Will South African Make a Comeback?

Will South African Make a Comeback?

September 2, 2021

The Airline Weekly team heads south to look at South African Airways’ restructuring and restart after an 18-month suspension. Can the notoriously poorly run airline emerge a successful carrier? We also touch on Norwegian Air’s results and the raft of budget carriers aiming to disrupt the transatlantic, again.

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