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Ultra-low-cost carriers such as Frontier and Sun Country are planning their biggest schedules ever this summer out of DFW International Airport, while Spirit is nearly back to pre-pandemic levels. Does this cause concern for American??
The goal of airline revenue management (RM) is to maximize revenue. That’s how it goes regardless of whether oil prices are high or low. What fares are available for sale comes from a combination of sophisticated computer algorithms, human ingenuity, competitive moves, dartboards, and everything in between. But in the end, the goal is always to maximize revenue. Costs do not matter.
Some excellent analysis on the new routings many airlines are choosing to avoid overflying Russia, and the impact to flight time, fuel burn, and other costs.
Breeze Airways launched promising point-to-point service, saving passengers time and money versus connecting in major hubs. With its latest schedule update, however, the company adds a twist – via connections – to that plan.