Posts Tagged “Airbus”

Premium – Aeroflot Fleet Review

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Premium – Aeroflot Fleet Review






Continuing our fleet review series, today we look at Aeroflot.  The company has gone through various iterations, lie so many others.  Its roots go back to 1923.  During the Soviet era, this was the world’s largest airline.  Offering flights across the Soviet Union and abroad. Its domestic service had very low fares and huge traffic. …

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More insight into A350 program progress

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More insight into A350 program progress






We did an earlier look at this issue and now we can show more progress.  So far 74 have been delivered.  The table lists these along with the number of days from first flight to delivery.  We list the number of tests flights for each delivery.  On the whole, there has been progress.  The only…

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GTF Update

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P&W provided us with this release on their GTF engine: “Pratt & Whitney’s carbon seal improvement package received certification April 12 and is being deployed to our customers. These changes are designed to improve the carbon seal’s durability for PW1100G-JM engines on the A320neo fleet. We are working closely with our customers to drive implementation…

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A321neo first delivery and big expectations

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A321neo first delivery and big expectations






Airbus announced the delivery of the first A321neo today to US-based Virgin America – a brand soon to disappear into the ever-consolidating US airline industry.   Like all the Virgin American fleet, this one also powered by CFM.  In this case by the LEAP engine.  But we won’t see this livery for long. “After Virgin…

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Premium – A Fleet Review of Air France/KLM

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Premium – A Fleet Review of Air France/KLM






Air France and KLM merged in 2004.  The joint company has hubs in Amsterdam and Paris.  Because of their long histories in aviation, these two airlines have a reach to every corner of the globe.  Both companies have numerous subsidiaries that cover regional and cargo services.  In this analysis, we only looked at the mainline…

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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

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