Posts Tagged “airlines”

An Analysis of A320neo Flight Operations through February 2017

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An Analysis of A320neo Flight Operations through February 2017






We undertook a review of A320neo flight operations.  There were 71 A320neo aircraft in operation at the end of February.  An analysis of the 28,105 flights scheduled provides some interesting insights.  With recent news reports suggesting difficulties with engines, we decided to look through the data to determine how severe any problems are. The vast…

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Premium #317 – The Artificially Constrained US Regional Aircraft Market

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Premium #317 – The Artificially Constrained US Regional Aircraft Market






US regional airlines operated around 43.54% of US flights and carried 19.42% of all enplanements in 2015.  Yet, at the same time, air service to 29 cities was lost between 2013 and 2015, and the trend is continuing. Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page is only available to active members. Already a member? LOGIN HERE…

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Premium #307: 2016 In-Review

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Premium #238 – How Will Aviation Keep Up with Technological Change?

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Premium #238 – How Will Aviation Keep Up with Technological Change?






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Premium #235 – The ageing US long range twin fleet

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Premium #235 – The ageing US long range twin fleet






Two weeks ago your correspondent experienced a second significant operational delay within a year because of a technical aircraft problem.  Same airline, similar aircraft, same EU departure airport. The first time was annoying; the aircraft had to have an engine starter replaced after pushback and this took 45 minutes, with everyone seated, on a hardstand. …

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Connectivity demand keeps growing

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The airline industry seems to be pushing for ever more bandwidth on their aircraft. An early pioneer in this is Lufthansa which was among the first airlines to sign up for Boeing Connexion. Even after that program was abandoned, Lufthansa stayed committed to in-flight connectivity.  Recently the airline was again pioneering and pushing for more…

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