Airline Failures

The industry outlook is characterised by uncertainty with caution over capacity and consolidation big themes for 2020

Caution over capacity and consolidation look set to remain key themes for Europe’s airline industry in 2020 and the outlook is certainly characterised by uncertainty.

Thomas Cook collapses: Manchester hit the hardest, Cardiff has the most to lose, while Dalaman will also suffer

The collapse of Thomas Cook on the morning of 23-Sep-2019 was not unexpected, with the tour operator having fought for months to safeguard its future

Should we prepare for more airline closures? Europe’s big five take more than half of region’s air travel market as smaller airlines struggle for share

The airline sector as historically been a competitive marketplace where only the strongest can survive. While LCCs may have initially arrived as the disruptors, many

Is Rostock Airport the unluckiest airport in the world? The big get bigger and the small die as airline bankruptcies continue in 2019

It has been a disruptive start to the year in Europe, with both Germania and bmi regional declaring bankruptcy. These were the sole scheduled operators

Who is the odd one out… Malev, Olympic, Sabena, Swissair or Alitalia?

Across all industries a respected and well recognised brand is not enough to guarantee survival. Aviation is no different and over the last two decades

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