Jade Scott

Jade Scott is a News Columnist at Grit Daily. Based in Miami, she takes no fewer than 100 flights each year. Naturally, she covers airline industry news and Miami-area events.

LATAM Officially Cuts Ties with Oneworld. Here’s What Passengers Should Know.

Spokespeople from both LATAM and Oneworld have confirmed LATAM, the top Latin American airline, will leave the Oneworld Alliance by October 1, 2020, meeting the required one-year notice. LATAM Airlines is a product of a merger between Lan of Chile and Tam of Brasil in 2017. LATAM became a member of Oneworld in 2014. The carrier provides service to 143 destinations and has hubs in Santiago de Chile, Sao Paulo, Buenos Aires, Bogota, Lima, Quito, and Guayaquil, which helps Oneworld support its...

Slowing Airline Passenger Growth Amplifies Boeing’s Latest Pains

As the drama surrounding the Boeing 737 Max begins to die down, Boeing looks like it might be able to finally catch its breath. But recent trends in passenger growth are worrisome for the broader airline industry despite a strong economy. That slowing growth could hamper Boeing’s attempts to recover from the 737 Max debacle after ceding market share to its chief rival, Airbus. Airline passenger growth stalls Overall passenger growth among commercial airlines has taken a dip....

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