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Daily Insight: Tuesday 19 February 2019: The Business Case for the NMA Appears Tenuous

News Several industry observers remain uncertain as to whether Boeing will be able to successfully launch the 797 to compete effectively against the A321LR and potential A322 competition in the middle of the market.  In a recent story, Jon Ostrower of The Air Current...

A330neo Chicago-Atlanta

On July 6th Airbus brought their A330-900 from Chicago to Atlanta.  We were invited by Airbus to join this flight to see how the aircraft feels as a passenger.  The first image is of the aircraft as we walked up to it at the O'Hare location. One is aware the aircraft...

A perspective on the A330neo loss at American

"American Airlines is a big customer.  Every OEM wants their equipment flown by this airline.  Losing this customer is not something that goes down easily. The considered opinions are the loss of an order for Airbus is awful (series of blows?, despair?).  This "loss"...

Air Berlin’s A330s attracting attention?

Reuters has an interesting story on the Air Berlin A330 fleet.  It mentions an apparent interest in a dozen of the 17.   Take a look at the airline's A330 fleet data and at the bottom of the chart, you can see the Lufthansa A330-220 fleet. As we can see Air Berlin has...

Premium #128 – Farnborough Expectations

Next week is the biggest air show of the year. The industry looks forward to it because so much news is announced that...

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EDITORIAL – There are no winners when economic sanctions are imposed

The current political tensions in the Ukraine have resulted in economic sanctions imposed by the US and its western...

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