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Aer Lingus eyeing A321LRs?

News from Bloomberg suggests that AerLingus is about to announce a decision to select the Airbus A321LR to replace its Boeing 757s.  These 757s are primarily used to connect Ireland and US east coast cities.  The Boeing 757 is a remarkable aircraft that enjoyed great...

Premium #217 – Delta’s Fleet News

Over the past week we had some big news from Delta.  First came the much anticipated order for the CSeries.  Although it was supposed to be secret, the news leaked.  The nature of this order was deeply disruptive and therefore drew more scrutiny than orders usually...

US gets a new gateway

In unusual news, the airline based in the Cape Verde Islands (TACV) started year round service to the United States and uses Providence, RI as its gateway. The 757 used by the airline can reach gateways with far better market potential. Take a look at the chart for a...

Thomas Cook Group visit – Replacing the 757

[edited from initial posting] Last week we were had a visit with Bernd Bechtel, Head of Group Fleet Management of Thomas Cook Group Airlines. The leisure travel group currently operates 32 757 and consists of four airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium, Thomas Cook...