Posts Tagged “Lufthansa Group”

A Flight Ops Challenge – And the case for E-Taxi documented

By |

A Flight Ops Challenge – And the case for E-Taxi documented






E-taxi pioneers Wheeltug just released research (ground operations summary 31 Mar 2016) it undertook monitoring airport operations.  The case for adding e-taxi capabilities to aircraft has tended to focus on saving fuel burn.  But fuel burn is no longer such an important issue in cost terms, though in “green” terms cutting fuel burn is still…

Read more »

The C Series Route-proving program and a confident launch customer

By |

The C Series Route-proving program and a confident launch customer






Today Bombardier announced that they have almost completed their route proving for the C Series program in Zürich. They have visited 46 airports within Europe and achieved a dispatch reliability of 100%; a quite remarkable achievement. Usually the dispatch reliability on such stages of clean sheet aircraft is expected to be at around 96-97 %…

Read more »

Europe, the ME3 and the quiet winner in-between

By |

Europe, the ME3 and the quiet winner in-between






In the latest dispute between the ME3 and US3 during the CAPA conference in Las Vegas, the opinions on who won the debate differ. Looking to Europe, we see that the beliefs of the big European airline groups on government subsidies and traffic rights vary as well. The IAG Group with the legacy carriers British…

Read more »