Hubert Horan aviation consulting

Press Citations

Horan quoted in press coverage of major airline issues

Perry Flint, “Editorial: Wrestling With the Rules on Aer Lingus-Ryanair” Air Transport World, August 2007 


Nicole C. Wong Delta-Northwest deal nears”, The Boston Globe, February 20, 2008


The CBS Early Show: Delta, Northwest Plan Merger April 15, 2008: The pending merger of Delta and Northwest will create the world's largest airline and change the way we fly. Nancy Cordes reports and Harry Smith speaks with an industry consultant


Daniel Michaels and Susan Carey, “Pact Has Wings Beyond the U.S; Delta-NWA Deal Will Greatly Shape Air-Travel Alliances, Wall Street Journal, April 15, 2008


Alexandra Marks,  “What would Delta-Northwest merger cost flying public?” The Christian Science Monitor, April 16, 2008


Dan Reed and Marilyn Adams , “Delta, Northwest airlines treat merger as a done deal”USA Today, 15 April 2008


John Pletz “Bumpy ride ahead for United” Crain’s Chicago Business, May 04, 2008


Julie Johnsson, “United, US Airways fly closer to merger” Chicago Tribune, May 11, 2008


The CBS Evening News: AA Seeks British Ally; Aug. 14, 2008: Nancy Cordes reports on how American Airlines wants to team up with British Airways to stay competitive against a looming merger between Delta and Northwest


The CBS Evening News: Southwest Evades Lost Profits; August 18, 2008: Airlines are expected to lose $10 billion in profit this year, but Southwest is still making money. Nancy Cordes reports on how the airline is staying ahead of skyrocketing fuel prices.


Matthew Malone, “Flight Risk” Portfolio, October 2008


Daniel Michaels , “Lufthansa Set to Buy Struggling Austrian Airlines;  Continues Carrier's String of Acquisitions” Wall Street Journal, 4 December, 2008


Matt O'Sullivan and Scott Rochfort , “Qantas ditches BA merger” Sydney Morning Herald, 19 December 2008


NPR Morning Edition: Weeklong series on  “The Troubled Skies” April 17, 2009, Ted Robbins “Allegiant Air's Success Comes With No Frills”


guest post, “Ending Airline Competition on the North Atlantic” The Cranky Flyer, 29 April 2009


Hubert Horan on Airline Consolidation, Aviation Law Professors Blog, 31 July 2009


“A New Pricing Proposal for LaGuardia and other Congested Airports” Reason Foundation Airport Policy newsletter 48, 31 August 2009


Matt O'Sullivan  “Virgin tie-up faces delays” Sydney Morning Herald, 8 December 2009


Matt O'Sullivan “Plenty of room left in airline skip” Sydney Morning Herald, 9 January, 2010


guest editorial, “Japan Open-Skies is license to collude” Travel Weekly, 11 January 2010

Dan Reed, “Japan Airlines' bankruptcy: What it changes, what's next“, USA Today,  20 January 2010

Susan Stellin, Seeking a Place at Airports, New York Times, January 25, 2010

Julie Johnsson, Pilots contract threatens Continental-United ventures, Chicago Tribune, January 29, 2010

Dan Reed, “Is United seeking 3-way deal with US Airways, Continental?” USA TODAY19 April 2010

“Consolidation is Anti-Free Market”, National Journal's Transportation Expert Discussion: Should United And Continental Be Allowed To Merge? May,27,2010


Tom Belden “Winging It: USAirways and Consolidation”, Philadelphia Inquirer, May. 17, 2010


“United, Continental testify in Senate on merger”, Marketplace (American Public Media) broadcast of May 27, 2010


Susan Stellin, Air Travel’s Costly Future, The New York Times, June 7, 2010


Holly Hegeman, “The Proposed Continental-United Merger: An Alternative View” Plane Business, June 14, 2010


Matt O'Sullivan, “Blow for Virgin Blue on Delta link” Sydney Morning Herald September 10, 2010


Dan Michaels, “Flying Through a Storm” Wall Street Journal 29 November 2010

“Joining Forces: Special Report on Consolidation” Airlines International January 2011

Meribah Knight, “United Airlines has a problem: China” Crain’s Chicago Business, November 25, 2013

Rory Jones and Dan Michaels, “Etihad Airways Forges Global Carrier” Wall Street Journal, 23 December 2013

Ania Nussbaum, “New French Airline Challenges Air France Business Flights” Bloomberg News, Aug 10, 2014

Brian Sumers, “Frontier Likely To Succeed With New Business Model”, Aviation Week and Space Technology, 1 September 2014
Kathyrn Creedy, "The Battle for Seattle" Aviation Economics, March 2015


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