Trans-Atlantic Report Headlines • July 16, 2014

NORWEGIAN’S U.S.-GATWICK FLIGHTS TAKE OFF

•  And major carriers seem to be striking back.  Are there parallels to the ’70s battle over Freddie Laker’s Skytrain? Check the July 16 Trans-Atlantic report.

•  The U.S. widens its travel surplus over Europe.  The U.S. made billions more from European visitors in 2013 than Europe made on Americans.  For notes on Europe’s biggest losers, see the current Trans-Atlantic report.

OVERALL PEAK-SEASON TRAFFIC IS RISING

•  Trans-Atlantic flights were crowded in June. But not quite as crowded as they were a year ago. Traffic us up but load factors are not, according to the latest Trans-Atlantic report.

AND COMING IN THE LATE-JULY ISSUE…

•  Can Brand USA survive the Republican House?  It’s a marketing success story and it costs taxpayers nothing.  But that doesn’t guarantee reauthorization by a Congress at war.

Details are in the full Trans-Atlantic report—including the latest traffic charts—now available by subscription.