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Bloomberg, October 6, 2021
Boeing to Unveil Air Freighter, Setting Up a Rumble With Airbus
U.S. jetmaker to launch version of 777X at air show next month

The Wall Street Journal, September 16, 2021
How Ambitious Flight Schedules Have Burned Passengers
Cancellations and delays plagued airlines with the fullest slate of flights

Travel Weekly, September 15, 2021
Finnair is adding U.S. flights from Stockholm
In addition, the carrier is extending its summer seasonal Chicago O’Hare-Helsinki route to year-round. 

The Wall Street Journal, August 26, 2021
Europeans Are Flying Again, Just as Americans Pull Back
Capacity returns across Europe, as Delta variant takes a bite out of U.S., China domestic air travel

Bloomberg, August 26, 2021
British Airways Proposes New Unit to Lower Costs at Gatwick
British Airways is prepared to bring back short-haul flights at London Gatwick airport that were terminated at the start of the coronavirus crisis

The BBC, August 16, 2021
Just how hard is it to recycle a jumbo jet?
Thanks to the pandemic and the subsequent collapse in air travel, around a quarter of the world’s passenger jets remain idle – parked at airports and storage facilities while their owners decide what to do with them.

The Financial Times, August 16, 2021
How extreme weather is hitting airlines
Storms, wildfire smoke and heat that reduces aircraft lift have disrupted flights this summer

Travel Weekly, August 11, 2021
Qatar Airways goes its own way with aggressive Covid-19 strategy
Buoyed by new partnerships, Qatar Airways has boosted its U.S. service during the pandemic, defying industry trends.

The Economist, July 10, 2021
Which airlines will soar after the pandemic?
Uneven recovery will boost big carriers in America and China, and cheap and cheerful ones in Europe

The New York Times, June 29, 2021
United Airlines Plans a Record Fleet Expansion as Travel Rebounds
The carrier is ordering 270 single-aisle planes from Boeing and Airbus, signaling confidence that the pandemic is receding and travelers will spend on premium service.

The New York Times, June 21, 2021
Airlines struggle to cope as travel picks up and storms force delays.
Summer getaways are testing the limits of the country’s air travel system as airlines and airports try to restore operations that were decimated by the pandemic.

Bloomberg, June 10, 2021
These Are the World’s Most Punctual Airlines and Airports
Cirium’s first on-time performance report since February 2020

The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2021
Planes Grounded by Covid-19 Largely Avoid the Junkyard—for Now
Airlines want flexibility to return aircraft to skies quickly, and demand for spare parts has shrunk

Bloomberg, May 27, 2021
Americans Stampede Back to Air Travel, Wiping Out Bargain Fares
Ticket prices are rapidly closing gap with pre-pandemic levels

The Wall Street Journal, May 19, 2021
The U.S. Travel Surge Isn’t Coming—It’s Here
Austin, Boston and Raleigh-Durham are among the mini-hubs the major carriers will be fighting over this year, to the benefit of air passengers.

The Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2021
The U.S. Cities Where Airlines See the Most Growth
Austin, Boston and Raleigh-Durham are among the mini-hubs the major carriers will be fighting over this year, to the benefit of air passengers.

Bloomberg, April 14, 2021
Airline Investors See a Post-Pandemic Rebound in Low-Cost Travel
Lean debt and cheaper planes are bolstering startups taking advantage of a coming vacation wave.

The Wall Street Journal, March 26, 2021
Boeing Resumes 787 Dreamliner Deliveries
Boeing Co. resumed deliveries of its 787 Dreamliner, a step toward moving past production problems with the widebody jets.

The Wall Street Journal, March 20, 2021
The Places You Can’t Fly to Anymore
The pandemic has created a less-connected world. Here’s a snapshot of two days, a year apart.

Phocuswire, March 15, 2021
Airlines turn to traveler intent data to forecast demand
Migacore, a startup which helps airlines make sense of online data, has been acquired by Cirium for an undisclosed fee.

Bloomberg TV, March 9, 2021
Ascend by Cirium’s Lu on Cathay Pacific, Asia Aviation Sector
Joanna Lu, Ascend by Cirium’s Head of Consultancy Asia, discusses her outlook for Hong Kong’s embattled airline Cathay Pacific and her view of the APAC aviation sector. She speaks with Haidi Stroud-Watts and Shery Ahn on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia” (Source: Bloomberg)

The Wall Street Journal, February 22, 2021
Boeing’s 777 Problem Is No Max
Grounding brings more bad publicity to the battered U.S. aerospace industry, but only affects a small subset of the 777 fleet

Bloomberg, February 10, 2021
Boeing’s 737 Max Extends Comeback as United Air Readies Flights
Global flights on model will jump to almost 8,700 in March

Forbes, February 4, 2021
5 Reasons Airline Stocks Could Be A Buy In 2021
As for new aircraft, travel analytics firm Cirium expects the recently ungrounded Boeing 737 Max to see its best years following a dismal 2020. 

The Telegraph, January 31, 2021
Rusty pilots admit they are making mistakes because of a lack of flying time
Errors have been reported to the United States’ aviation safety watchdog.

CNBC, JANUARY 27, 2021
Low-cost airlines may be ‘better positioned’ for 2021 challenges
Low-cost airlines that mostly fly domestic routes could recover more quickly than their full-service counterparts.

The New York Times, January 19, 2021
Airfares fell to their lowest level in two decades last summer as air travel plummeted.

The Points Guy, January 19, 2021
American Airlines add 2 new routes, boosts 2 others with latest schedule update
Cirium schedules show that American plans to fly 35% fewer flights in the first quarter of 2021 compared to two years prior.

SKIFT, January 12, 2021

Forbes, January 4, 2021
The Last 10 Months Wiped Out 21 Years Of Air Travel Growth
“More than two decades of growth in air travel has been erased during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report by air travel data analytics company Cirium.”

Aviation Business News, January 4, 2021
Covid-19 reaction wipes out 21 years of global aviation growth, says new report
‘This severe setback shows the true extent of the challenge faced by the struggling aviation sector as it has sought to reset itself in the new post Covid-19 era,’ said Cirium’s CEO Jeremy Bowen.

Nikkei, December 31, 2020
Asian airlines fly nervously into post-COVID future
Nikkei Asia uses Cirium data to provide an in-depth analysis of the state of the airline industry in Asia.

CNN, December 30, 2020
How flying will change in 2021
“North American passenger jet arrivals dropped by 48% year-on-year, according to December figures released by aviation analytics company Cirium.”

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