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In conversation with Pieter Elbers – IndiGo’s new CEO

With a global delay in the delivery of new aircraft, Pieter Elbers, the newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of IndiGo, is not ruling out the possibility of the airline going for short-term leasing of aircraft. Elbers joined IndiGo after spending his entire...

Air Arabia Sudan newest lot on the Arabian tree

Air Arabia plans to establish a new joint venture airline in Sudan, called Air Arabia Sudan. The airline has partnered with privately owned DAL Group to develop a low-cost carrier. It will announce details about its launch date and network at a later stage. Air Arabia...

US Airline Schedule Performance Model

US Airline Schedule Performance Model

Xiamen Airlines adds 40 A320neo family to its fleet

Chinese carrier Xiamen Airlines will renew and grow its fleet with forty Airbus A320neo family aircraft. The order is significant in that Xiamen has been a Boeing-only operator so far and has orders for the MAX 8. The news was announced on September 22 by its parent...
RAA 2022 – The Big Issues

RAA 2022 – The Big Issues

The big theme is the pilot shortage.  This is a problem for the whole US airline industry, even the freight operators....