Posts Tagged “Emirates”

Premium – Emirates fleet review

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Premium – Emirates fleet review






Emirates is an airline with a special role in the industry.   From an idea in 1985, the airline has grown to become the world’s fourth largest in terms of passengers carried.  Emirates is the world’s largest operator of the A380 and the 777.  Its special role in the industry is to be the great disruptor….

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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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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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The Pre-Owned A380

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News this week about Singapore Airlines not renewing the lease on its first A380 has caused a flutter.  The considered opinion is that this is another piece of bad news for the Airbus program.  The Wall Street Journal has this view: “But it is another symbolic hit for the double-deck aircraft, for which Airbus has…

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Reports of the A380’s Demise Are Premature

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Reports of the A380’s Demise Are Premature






During the Farnborough Air Show, Airbus announced a production rate cut for the A380, reducing production to one aircraft per month.  This rate cut reflects the waning backlog for the aircraft, which has yet to emerge as a favorite among airlines, although it is a favorite among passengers.  This rate cut also buys time for…

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