Commentaries

Consolidation Air, nobody’s favourite airline

September 16, 2009

JAL/With airlines around the world struggling to survive the economic downturn, the time should be nearing to break the taboo of consolidation in the sector.

Business (class) is grim for British Airways

July 3, 2009

british-airwaysFewer people are “flying the flag” these days.

And British Airways is feeling the pinch — particularly in business class.

The carrier’s latest figures show BA carried 3.8 percent fewer passengers in June than last year, with most of the fall in premium class seats, where traffic¬†dropped by nearly 15 percent.