United’s Fleet “Problem”

United’s Fleet “Problem”

At the recent IATA AGM, United’s COO Andrew Nocella shared a concern with Flight Global.  Essentially United needs to replace two types by the end of the decade – the 757-300 and the 50-seat RJ.  The concern expressed is not as much of a problem for other airlines and...
Thoughts on SkyWest’s latest order

Thoughts on SkyWest’s latest order

Yesterday SkyWest and Embraer announced an order for another 16 E-175s.  This order boosts SkyWest’s E-175 fleet, which is already the world’s largest of the type.  These 16 aircraft will be used exclusively for Delta Air Lines regional service.  SkyWest...
Why EAA is important?

Why EAA is important?

We’ve just returned from EAA AirVenture 2021, and the show, as always, was an interesting trip around all things aviation.  Most importantly, it was a great opportunity to see old friends in person, and not on Zoom – but in real life.  While Zoom is a...