US pent-up demand shifts to long-haul at expense of domestic

Ultra low cost

Source: Markus Mainka/Shutterstock

A curious consequence of the Covid-19 recovery has become apparent during the current earnings season, as domestic-focused US carriers report a stronger-than-expected shift in pent-up demand towards international, long-haul flying.

This content is for Airline Business subscribers. Please log in or start your free trial now to access unlimited content for two weeks.

Understand the data that matters in the airlines industry
Airline Business
Airline Business
MT Fleets

Airline financial, traffic, and fleet data


Analysis of latest industry developments


Interviews with top airline CEOs


Rankings of the world’s largest airlines


Weekly Airline Business Agenda email

PLUS includes all membership benefits