US gets a new gateway

In unusual news, the airline based in the Cape Verde Islands (TACV) started year round service to the United States and uses Providence, RI as its gateway. The 757 used by the airline can reach gateways with far better market potential. Take a look at the chart for a...

The 180-200 Seat Segment

The 180-200 seats segment is getting the attention of Boeing and Airbus.  It is growing fast as airlines up-gauge their narrow-body fleets and 757s retire.  The chart below illustrates the growth in this segment, with the fleet of about 600 aircraft in 2000 doubling...

2015 ISTAT – CIT

CIT’s Steve Mason explains his firm’s views on replacing the 757 and also adds some thoughts on the A330neo vs the 787 with a short interlude on his thinking that Airbus and Boeing are not leaving the <150 seat market to the small duopoly.