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Daily Insight: Friday 1 March 2019: I still miss Concorde!

News It was 50 years ago this month that the Concorde made its first flight in 1969.  With a cruising speed of Mach 2.0, this airplane changed the way we did business, and remains my favorite commercial aircraft of all time.  The key difference is productivity....

Turboprop review through 3Q17

Turboprops have had a good year in 2017.  We take a look at the market and provide some insights to be found in the data. The turboprop market is big but not as exciting, perhaps, as the single-aisle market.  We can see that the number of parked aircraft has risen...

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...

Premium – Lufthansa Group Fleet Review

Lufthansa, which started in business in 1926, is one of the grand old names in commercial aviation.  Today its is Europe's largest airline group by fleet size. As we will show below, this fleet is diverse and highly complex.  To support that fleet the company as one...