Update: €0.33/litre European jet fuel tax on the cards after EU elections
All of the political groups likely to form the European Parliament's next majority back a commercial jet fuel tax. Update: Tax would have meant 82.44% increase of 2018 - 19 fuel costs.
Repossession update: WOW, Avianca Brazil and Flybmi
Ishka tracks the repossession process of three bankrupt carriers in 2019: WOW air, Avianca Brazil and Flybmi, and reviews some other recent bankrupt airline fleets. more
South African Airways loses another CEO amid “unsustainable” debt
Another SAA CEO bites the dust, complaining that the airline is receiving no governmental support for its "unsustainable" level of debt. more
MAX grounding Q1 costs for top operators just tip of the iceberg
The Q1 results of top MAX operators covered less than three weeks of the grounding. Ishka believes Q2 results will reveal greater costs. more