Archive For December 30, 2011

Highs and Lows in Commercial Aviation in 2011

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AirInsight looks back on the highs and lows in commercial aviation in 2011, all in no particular order. HIGHS 1. Airbus has runaway success with the A320neo, exceeding its own expectations. 2. After a late start, Boeing clearly shifts into high gear for the re-engined 737 and ends the year with an impressive number of…

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Looking into 2012 with Bombardier’s Phillipe Poutissou

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Philippe Poutissou is VP, Marketing at Bombardier Commercial Aircraft and he spent some time talking with us about next year and reviewed some 2011 events. The issues discussed include: An overview of their programs; including a CIASTA update; Why is Bombardier going for a broad the customer base?; Where does Bombardier see greatest potential for CS?;…

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Delays by tail number

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Delays by tail number






An aspect of the DoT On-Time data is arrival delays by tail number.  Between January and October 2011 there are only two tail numbers that turn up in three of the ten months.  They are N74007 and N76062, both are Boeings operated by Continental. The former accumulated 214 average minutes of arrival delays for the…

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Looking into 2012 with Airbus’ Barry Eccleston

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Barry Eccleston is Airbus Americas CEO and spent over fifteen minutes talking about the great year they had plus a peek into a murky 2012. The issues we spoke about are: an overview on A380 programs for 2012; plus what are the biggest program challenges?; With so many sales for neo already booked, will 2012…

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Muddling Through

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Muddling Through






Related posts: Airlines start to prepare for new EU Emissions Trading Scheme Latin America – a region deserving lots more attention 2015 EFB Survey Report 2015 Capitol Conference on Commercial Aviation Cyber Security

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Looking into 2012 with Boeing’s Randy Tinseth

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Randy Tinseth is vice president, Marketing, for Boeing Commercial Airplanes and kindly agreed to podcast with us looking forward to next year. We discuss the following topics; Program views (737,747,767,777, 787) for 2012; the biggest program challenges for 2012; Cargo traffic is dropping in double-digits in some parts of the world and cargo traffic usually…

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