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Aging 100 Seat Aircraft: Low Hanging Fruit for the E2, C Series, and SSJ

The 100 seat aircraft market is undergoing a transition, as Sukoi, Embraer and Bombardier all have new aircraft available in that size category.  At the same time, several aircraft types are aging dramatically or economically challenged that need replacement.  And...

SSJ certified for short runways plus noise reduction

In a press release out today, Superjet International announced: "Since the beginning of July 2017 Sukhoi Superjet 100 has successfully performed flights to one of the oldest airports of Northern Europe – Bromma (Sweden). It has relatively short runway of 1660 m and it...

St. Helena, Atlantic Star Airlines and Avro RJ

You probably have not heard about this airline.  Our readers have seen our coverage on St. Helena here and here.   It turns out the interest in this island is growing - Atlantic Star airline is a startup devoted to serving St. Helena and Ascension Island.  We spoke...

Premium #301 – The Parked Fleet

While most of us focus, day to day, on airplanes that are flying, there is another group of aircraft that are idle, parked and waiting to hopefully, someday, fly again.  Many of these aircraft are older models, but surprisingly, there are quite a few aircraft less...