Posts Tagged “A380”

Premium #325 – Fleet review of the ME3

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Premium #325 – Fleet review of the ME3






The ME3 are highly influential But their growth phase has slowed This must be a concern for Airbus & Boeing Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page is only available to active members. Already a member? LOGIN HERE Interested in becoming a member? GET STARTED TODAY Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

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Premium – What will an extra 80 seats do for the A380?

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Premium – What will an extra 80 seats do for the A380?






In this article, we: Analyzed the economic differential between the two versions using our model Consider the impact for an airline and congested airports Assess how this could impact A380 sales Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page is only available to active members. Already a member? LOGIN HERE Interested in becoming a member? GET STARTED…

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Premium #316 – What might happen when the first used A380s hit the market

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Premium #316 – What might happen when the first used A380s hit the market






The first aircraft (picture) was delivered to the airline on October 15th 2007 and manufactured in 2006.  It is on lease from Doric Asset Finance through October 2017.  Reports from various sources indicate that the lease is not likely to be extended. What happens next? Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page is only available to…

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The A380 and airport congestion

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The A380 and airport congestion






Airport congestion is coming to an airport near you. The A380, as at London Heathrow, may be the solution for peak period operations. The question is how congested must airports become before airlines are forced to move to very large aircraft such as the A380 at airports other than Heathrow? London’s Heathrow Airport just released its…

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Premium #310 – The widebody market dependence on the ME3

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Premium #310 – The widebody market dependence on the ME3






There was an economic slowdown for the Middle East Three (Emirates, Etihad, and Qatar Airways or ME3) in 2016, after multiple years of substantial growth in revenues, yields, load factors, and profitability.  Whether due to a lack of oil-related business traffic as oil prices went south, or the lack of political stability the Middle East…

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Emirates, the A380 and Rolls-Royce

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Emirates, the A380 and Rolls-Royce






December 2 is literally around the corner and Emirates is supposed to take delivery of its first Rolls-Royce powered A380.  But it looks like this might not occur on the date.  News out November 18th suggests that Rolls-Royce has not met its contractual obligations. Sir Tim Clark, president of Emirates, is not a man to…

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