Delta and the MAX10

Delta and the MAX10

Last week we heard about the likely Delta order of 100+ MAX10s.  This is a move that is more than just about an aircraft.  There are deeper issues behind what appears to be an odd choice. Going back to Delta’s decision to order the Bombardier CSeries is probably...
The 50-seat “Problem”

The 50-seat “Problem”

The 50-seat regional jet problem is growing and it is pressing in the US. This was highlighted by United Airlines at the recent IATA AGM.  While the problem is most pressing for United, the problem is system-wide.  The “problem” is the apparent absence of...
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...