Expand360 partner Peter van der Lende is mentioned in a Bloomberg news article as he comments on Emirates Airlines trimming their schedule after the travel and electronics ban by the Trump administration.
Over the past years, US based airlines have opposed the Gulf carriers’ expansion into the USA on the claim that Emirates, Etihad and Qatar are subsidized by their governments. In their turn, the Gulf carriers point out that US airlines have benefited from US bankruptcy laws.
“While the travel and electronics ban by the US administration likely hurt the Gulf carriers, the reduction of frequencies by Emirates Airlines were very likely applied to routes that were barely profitable, if at all”, Peter van der Lende says. Read the full article [here].