Posts Tagged “Airbus”

WOW air adds seven new Airbus aircraft to its fleet

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WOW air adds seven new Airbus aircraft to its fleet






WOW air, the Icelandic LCC, will add seven new Airbus aircraft to its rapidly growing fleet by the end of 2018, bringing the total number to 24, and will link Miami, Pittsburgh, and Chicago. Wow air has a fleet of 17 Airbus aircraft deployed in all of its 32 international routes throughout Europe and North…

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Premium #323 – For OEMs, how predictive is the first quarter to the rest of the year?

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Premium #323 – For OEMs, how predictive is the first quarter to the rest of the year?






Do large aircraft orders in the first quarter portend a good year, and a paucity of orders a poor one? How does first-quarter book to bill ratios play out over a typical year? Can we draw any inferences from quarterly data that is meaningful? Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page is only available to active…

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Premium – A320neo Ops update (dispelling neo nonsense)

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Premium – A320neo Ops update (dispelling neo nonsense)






In this article, we will dispel “neo nonsense” regarding difficulties with the new aircraft. The A320neo entry into service continues to settle in with variable results We show the latest flight ops data, through March 30, 2017 There is some “neo nonsense” to clarify with respect to engine performance Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page…

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Premium – A Fleet Review of British Airways

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Premium –  A Fleet Review of British Airways






British Airways is the flag carrier of the United Kingdom, and it is the largest British airline by fleet size and second by traffic after easyJet.  The British Airways brand emerged in 1972 when the UK government merged state-owned BOAC and BEA.  In 1987 the company was privatized.  BA, as the company is more commonly…

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Airbus A350 learning curve

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Airbus A350 learning curve






There is some concern about A350 delivery rates.  Airbus hopes to deliver 80 this year, which averages about seven per month.  Airbus reported six deliveries through February.  So they are behind. Then you see images like this on social media (source A350blog on Twitter) dated March 21. And this one on Flickr (from A380_TLS_A350) dated…

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Airbus And Boeing O&D Through February

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Airbus And Boeing O&D Through February






The table tells the story. Airbus is off to a much slower start than Boeing this year. Of course, it is still very early in the year. But the negative order number at Airbus must be of concern. Especially when compared to Boeing’s orders. Boeing has delivered 28% more aircraft than Airbus. And to underscore…

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