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Bombardier and Embraer provide Asia forecast

We assembled this table from their announcements in Singapore to see how comparable their views are. As usual, the definitions are not quite the same.  Bombardier excludes "Greater China". The seat segments top out at the same number, but it's not clear where Embraer...

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...

KLM ends 97 years of Fokker service

Last Saturday, October 28, KLM performed its final commercial passenger service operated by a Fokker aircraft.  This ended a 97-year association with Fokker. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1mQhCrj4eU The airline’s last six inbound F70s arrived in Amsterdam from...