A no-deal Brexit – a doomsday scenario for aviation ?
Firstly a declaration, I am a staunch remainer. But this article has been written using facts where available, which in some areas are hard to establish in the mist of Brexit uncertainty. The question is how bad could a no-deal Brexit be for aviation? This article suggests that the answer... Read more
UK Votes to Pay More in Airport Charges if No Brexit Deal
Windfall for airports, passengers to pay the price if air routes from the UK are re-classified as being international rather than Intra-EU Looking back at the somewhat depressing and inept Brexit debates back in 2016, the subject of airport charges wasn’t discussed in any great detail. No ‘battle buses’ declaring... Read more
Q2 2018 LCC Performance; Spring damped, shocks absorbed
This is the time of year when things get better for Europe’s LCCs. Springtime brings new hope and new growth, and there are still copious amounts of Easter chocolate to feast on after the thin gruel of Winter. Sadly, unions across Europe saw the second quarter of 2018 in similar... Read more
Q1 2018 LCC Performance; keeping warm by burning cash
I’ll apologise straight away for including the word ‘Easter’ a lot in the following article. It’s not that I have anything against it, but the meanderings of the holiday season between the first two quarters of the year do have a significant impact on how each quarter performs individually. Maybe... Read more