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May 20, 2024
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Operators worldwide are desperate to get their new deliveries.  We have posted several stories about the supply chain and OEM labor skills shortage that crimps these deliveries. Operators are incurring significant MRO expenses to keep aircraft in service, which they had planned to retire.  It’s “happy time” for lessors as they renew leases at much better rates.

We are using excellent data from Skailark for this analysis. The analysis focuses on the A320neo and 737 MAX families, the largest segment and the four most important models in service. It is further divided by airline type.  It will become apparent how differently each type of airline deploys these aircraft.  The database starts in 1Q19 and goes through 1Q24, which provides  The size of the balls indicate the number of flights.

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Addison Schonland
Co-Founder AirInsight. My previous life includes stints at Shell South Africa, CIC Research, and PA Consulting. Got bitten by the aviation bug and ended up an Avgeek. Then the data bug got me, making me a curious Avgeek seeking data-driven logic. Also, I appreciate conversations with smart people from whom I learn so much. Summary: I am very fortunate to work with and converse with great people.