Airline industry watchlist (2)

Low-cost airlines soared this decade with cheap fares and helped push several traditional U.S. carriers into bankruptcy, but their struggles and failures now are providing little relief for troubled bigger rivals. But as it happens in the recessions with most of the cost-lead companies, the airlines who compete based on low fares are the first to feel the blade of […]

Watchlist – the airline industry mergers

It is well known that the airline industry, especially in the US, is one of the lowest performing of all times. Despite the government protection granted to virtually all the national airlines and despite all the non- market advantages they have, the airline companies have undeperformed systematically the markets.