The Transaero Mess

Russian airline, Transaero, deep in financial difficulties, was supposed to be taken over by Aeroflot.  Turns out Aeroflot won’t be doing that because the company cannot get the 75%+1 share of Transaero it had expected.  The takeover has fallen through....

A330 progress

Late last week Airbus announced that it had started cutting metal for the first A330neo.  Airbus’ statement was: The first A330neo is coming to life one year after the programme was launched, with the first ‘cutting of metal’ underway at its production...

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.