NEO vs MAX – an update

NEO vs MAX – an update

We have previously demonstrated that the economic differences between the CFM LEAP and Pratt &Whitney GTF are very close. For an airline or lessor to select between the two (on the Airbus) has to be tough and probably drives both engine OEMs to make very sharp...

Fuel Burn redux

Yesterday, given this quiet time of the year, we shared some data on the state of fuel burn among US airlines’ single-aisle aircraft. This is the chart we shared. We pointed out that there are three aircraft at or exceeding the 100 seat mile/gallon of fuel. ...
Rising fuel costs for US airlines

Rising fuel costs for US airlines

Delta stated today on its earnings call its concern with rising fuel prices, and how this will negatively impact their earnings.  The rise in traffic is welcome, but that rise may not be fast enough to offset rising fuel costs. So what do these costs look like for the...