Delta buys stake in LATAM, expanding links to South America

Delta buys stake in LATAM, expanding links to South America

The last few years of consolidation and strong profits meant Delta has begun to look outside of North America to expand its business. In what may be a disruptive move to the airline industry, Delta is purchasing up to 20% stake in LATAM, which was formed out of the merger of LAN and TAM. According [...]

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Shock and awe at Brexit and its aftermath

Voters in the United Kingdom have chosen to leave the European Union in its referendum last week. While this was no legally binding as in the British government could essentially choose not to activate the legislation, though that would go against the principle of democracy. This referendum has also claimed the political career of British [...]

On the drop in Oil prices, Deflation and the future of Green Energy

On the drop in Oil prices, Deflation and the future of Green Energy

As an analyst, one of my job is to read on the news and events in the financial markets, make some sense of it and visualize the future while developing a strategy around how things would unfold in order to be in a more advantageous position. With the internet, it is not really that difficult [...]

Etihad’s new A380 cabins shows the way forward for airlines

Etihad’s new A380 cabins shows the way forward for airlines

Remember a few years back Singapore Airlines (SIA) became the launch customer of the Airbus A380 and it creates the 'Suites' category, referring to a class above First. Frequent travellers know that 'First Class' is the epitome of commercial air travel. For the uber-wealthy, there are of course private jets without queues for security and [...]