Airbus August O&D

Airbus August O&D

Here’s the updated model. Click the double-headed arrow for optimal viewing. The A321neo continues to stand out.  194 deliveries and 128 orders YTD. This model accounts for 72% of Airbus orders and 33% of deliveries YTD. Consider this in light of the...
Thoughts on SkyWest’s latest order

Thoughts on SkyWest’s latest order

Yesterday SkyWest and Embraer announced an order for another 16 E-175s.  This order boosts SkyWest’s E-175 fleet, which is already the world’s largest of the type.  These 16 aircraft will be used exclusively for Delta Air Lines regional service.  SkyWest...
Green Africa’s tortuous road to AOC

Green Africa’s tortuous road to AOC

After months of uncertainty over whether or not one of Nigeria’s, and perhaps African, airlines that promises so much would end up on paper, the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) today granted start-up Green Africa Air Operators Certificate (AOC). This clears...
US Airline Fleet Inventory

US Airline Fleet Inventory

The US DoT offers several interesting datasets. One that is good to dig into is the B-43 Fleet Inventory, recently updated through year-end 2020.  Take a look at this model. Remember to click the double-headed arrow to maximize the viewing. As US airlines emerge from...