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Insight: Friday 15 May 2020: Delta Retires 777 Fleet Permanently

News: Delta announced yesterday that it will retire its fleet of Boeing 777 aircraft permanently after its grounding for the COVID-19 crisis.  Delta currently has 18 Boeing 777s, including 10 777-200LR models used on ultra-long-haul routes.  The 777 first...

Delta ready for prolonged Covid-crisis

Delta Airlines says its cash position is strong enough for the airline to be prepared for a negative cashflow for the rest of the year. If needed, Delta has enough ammunition on the table to get additional liquidity. The US-airline presented its Q1-results on April...

Delta’s A220s schedule struggle

[UPDATED] With the December DoT On-Time data available we have been digging into the 2019 data.  Something popped that warrants sharing.  Slicing Delta out of the data for single-aisles we noticed something that stands out.  What is happening with their A220s? The...

Delta’s A330-900 – first operational views

This morning the US DoT published its latest T-2 data.  This data source provides the first public view on the performance of Delta's A330-900.  The results are rather impressive. As always, let's start with data. Using our data visual model, we clicked on the...

Buying or leasing? That’s the question

Leasing of aircraft has taken a jump. Yet airlines prefer to buy them outright too. Richard Schuurman looks at the...

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