Alitalia fleet

Pity the traveler with a ticket on Alitalia.  Pity, even more, the firm that is doing business with the airline. CNBC has a good summary of the airline's financial woes. What happens if the airline is shut down?  At present 82% of the fleet is leased - so there's risk...

That bubble keeps building

The huge backlogs Airbus and Boeing have for single aisle aircraft are well known.  Both firms have backlogs of about seven years at current production levels.  Both firms are talking about and planning to increase their production rates to bring down the backlogs. We...

CIT on the Twin Aisle Evolution

On last day of February, CIT produced a n interesting report titled: "The Twin Aisle Evolution".  Today we got to speak with one of the report's authors about it.

Steve Mason CIT at ISTAT Prague 2015

Talking with CIT's VP Aircraft Evaluation & Strategy Steve Mason, about the impact of fuel on the aviation market, the importance of flexibility for customers of the middle of the market aircraft and the C Series.