Archive For The “Austrian” Category

A Flight Ops Challenge – And the case for E-Taxi documented

By |

A Flight Ops Challenge – And the case for E-Taxi documented






E-taxi pioneers Wheeltug just released research (ground operations summary 31 Mar 2016) it undertook monitoring airport operations.  The case for adding e-taxi capabilities to aircraft has tended to focus on saving fuel burn.  But fuel burn is no longer such an important issue in cost terms, though in “green” terms cutting fuel burn is still…

Read more »

Austrian and CSeries

By |






A story out today might lead readers to think a CSeries order from Austrian is imminent.  Its not. We contacted Austrian and we were told “I am pleased to confirm that we achieved a framework-agreement with our workers council, so now we can be optimistic about the future of Austrian Airlines – including  some thoughts…

Read more »

Republic’s complex fleet moves

By |

Republic’s complex fleet moves






Overnight two deals announced by Republic Airways appear complex. Embraer: Lost a deal with Flybe in the UK for 20 E-175s and defers delivery on four. Flybe and Embraer agreed to reduce an outstanding deal for 24 E175s on order by 20 aircraft. Won a deal for 50 E-175s at Republic (for United Express) –…

Read more »