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OAG: Global capacity shrinks 1.4%, carriers offering 62.3 million seats

OAG reported (12-Apr-2021) global scheduled seat capacity planned for the week commencing 12-Apr-2021 fell by 1.4% week to week, wiping out the previous week’s growth. Capacity

Par Pacific CEO: Demand for jet fuel is ‘starting to improve and show signs of life’

Par Pacific CEO Joe Israel reported demand for jet fuel is “starting to improve and show signs of life”, which is allowing refiners to “drop less jet into

Sabre migrates Russian travel agencies to Sabre Red 360 system

Sabre Corporation completed (13-Apr-2021) the migration of all its Russian travel agent partners to the Sabre Red 360 booking tool. The system includes features to assess rate dynamics,

Alaska Airlines: Booking curve ‘elongated’ in 1Q2021 due to vaccines, relaxed restrictions

Alaska Airlines announced (14-Apr-2021) vaccine distributions during 1Q2021 “accelerated” and certain state and local restrictions were relaxed, which enabled an improvement in demand in Mar-2021. As

JetSMART CEO calls for ‘comprehensive’ tourism reactivation plan

JetSMART CEO Estuardo Ortiz, speaking at CAPA Live April 2021, stated (14-Apr-2021) “The region has a lot of priorities and government has focused theirs on the people

Cranky Flier: There will ‘definitely’ be pent up demand for corporate event travel

Cranky Flier president and chief airline dork Brett Snyder, speaking at CAPA Live April 2021, stated (14-Apr-2021) estimates of a permanent 15% to 20% drop in business

Sky Airline to receive first A321neo in late 2021

Sky Airline is expected to take delivery and commence deployment of its first A321neo in late 2021 (Aviacion Online/, 14-Apr-2021). The LCC previously expected to take

Escaping a COVID catastrophe – adaptability and responsiveness will be critical to the survival and success of countries and individuals alike

The report earlier this week highlighting the latest update of the Henley Passport Index ranking was an important reminder that economic recovery and development will

Your weekly travel and aviation Quote-a – CAPA Live special

CTC – Corporate Travel Community brings you a roundup of the most thought-provoking and interesting comments from those industry leaders in the know during the

Philadelphia International CEO: Hub has returned to 66% of pre-pandemic operating capacity

Philadelphia International Airport CEO Chellie Cameron said the airport is handling around 66% of its pre-pandemic available capacity (Philadelphia Business Journal, 13-Apr-2021). Ms Cameron clarified that this reflects available seats rather

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