ARJ21 gets Chinese certification

Another OEM squeaked under the year end wire.  China’s first domestic regional jet has officially been certified.  This means COMAC can move forward with the ARJ21’s entry into service.  The ARJ21-700 won its certificate after a series of examinations by...

The big changes impacting airlines – Lufthansa points the way

On June 8 Air France/KLM warned about profits and over capacity.  Then came Lufthansa on June 11 with its own warning.  Such statements from mega-carriers should be taken seriously.  Meanwhile, another mega carrier, American Airlines seems quite satisfied with its...