Leasing of aircraft has taken a jump. Yet airlines prefer to buy them outright too. Richard Schuurman looks at the trends. Over the half a century of airliner leasing it has been a booming business. “In 1970 a half of one percent of the world’s fleet was leased. In...
The Icelandic carriers, Icelandair and WOW air, are on a tear to find every niche they can. Both carriers have announced new service to the US. In Baltimore, they will be going head-to-head soon. The competition is interesting for several reasons. The airlines fly...
Anastasija Visnakova is Primera Air’s Vice President Commercial and she spent some time chatting with us about the origins of the airline and its growing ambitions. Like other LCCs, it sees the arrival of long haul capable single aisle aircraft as an enabler. ...
In June, Primera Air announced its deal to lease two A321LRs from AerCap. The airline is going to be the first operator of this aircaft. It will also take delivery of eight A321neo in 2018. Today the other shoe dropped. The airline plans to fly across the Atlantic...
Overnight Boeing announced Primera Air ordered eight MAX 9s, plus purchase rights to another four and leasing eight more from ALC. Boeing’s PR notes:”Primera Air plans to use the MAX 9’s auxiliary fuel tanks to lower trip costs and maximize the...
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