Skift Take

It could be a hot summer across the Atlantic Ocean, as airlines scramble to add as many flights as they can on what they think will be the strongest leisure long-haul market in the world. With Asia still largely closed, British Airways is redeploying resources that would have flown to Asia to the Atlantic market.

International Airlines Group is making a big bet on North America this summer, with plans to fly roughly the same transatlantic capacity as before the pandemic, executives said last week on the company's fourth-quarter earnings call. But while IAG sees opportunity, its decision