Two metrics we utilize to measure comparative aircraft efficiency are cost per seat or cost per seat mile. Both require knowing aircraft seating capacity. In that regard, the trend has been for more seats, rather than fewer for single-aisle aircraft. Seat layouts are...
[UPDATED] After we did a story on the changes in seating from 737-800 to 737 MAX8, several messages came and asked about a similar analysis on the A320eo to A320neo. Here it is. On average, operators have increased seating from 170 to 172. This is only 1.2%. But...
There have been several reports of the growth in LCCs over the North Atlantic. Most recently the two Iceland-based airlines announced more new cities in the US they are planning to serve. Iceland is rapidly making its primary airport the location for disruptive...
Bloomberg has an interesting article out today. The focus of the story is Boeing and Spirit. But there is an item that caught our eye. “The Boeing-Spirit deal also extends the number of planes covered by the 787 agreement to 1,300 units from the 1,003...
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