How Emirates and Etihad averted the worst of 'airmageddon': Business Extra

Aviation correspondent Deena Kamel joins as the summer travel season heats up and western airlines struggle to keep pace

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Delays, cancellations, lost luggage and labour shortages. These are but some of the issues facing airlines in Europe and the US as the summer travel season picks up pace.

Aviation correspondent Deena Kamel joins co-hosts Mustafa Alrawi and Kelsey Warner this week. They discuss how Gulf carriers like Etihad and Emirates managed to avert the travel chaos burdening the industry, what effect surging demand is having on airfares and balance sheets, and the outlook for aviation through to the end of the year.

In this episode

Air-mageddon in Europe and the US (0m 11s)

Supply not able to meet demand (2m 26s)

How the gulf airlines are faring better amid the crisis (6m 04s)

The economic expectations for the aviation industry (10m 54s)

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Updated: July 13, 2022, 7:18 AM