Posts Tagged “United Airlines”

Premium #324 – Orders at American, Delta and United

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Premium #324 – Orders at American, Delta and United






The three US network airlines are the world’s largest and now referred to as mega-carriers.  Between them, they operate over 2,500 aircraft.   This means these three airlines account for approximately 10% of the world’s active commercial passenger aircraft.  What do their orders tell us? Welcome to AirInsight Premium content. This page is only available to…

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The United Overbooking Incident

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An incident resulting from a bumped passenger being physically and violently taken off an airplane has gone viral. The flight needed space for four employees, exacerbating the impact of overbooking. You can watch the video here. There has been a lot of criticism of United and its CEO Oscar Munoz as a result.  United’s statement and a recap of…

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The next Battle of The Atlantic

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There was a previous battle in world war two.  The next one will not be violent but looks to be as belligerent.  The next battle will be in the skies over the Atlantic as the newcomer LCCs pour capacity into the market and upset what has become a comfortable club for network airlines. The belligerents…

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Evaluating United Airlines Fleet and Likely Future Actions

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Evaluating United Airlines Fleet and Likely Future Actions






The third in our series of airlines fleets is United Airlines.  United has the smallest fleet of the three mega-carriers.  The table below lists the airline’s current fleet. Related posts: Premium #180 – Skymark and the Intrepid/Delta Plan Premium #184 – Does Delta’s old aircraft strategy make sense? Premium #213 – The US Scope Clause…

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Oil and backlogs – A rejoinder

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Oil and backlogs – A rejoinder






Recently we posted a premium article on single aisle backlogs that elicited some debate.  This is welcomed because the subject is important and views will vary. The essence of our view is that we find the OEM target of a rate of 60 single aisles each per month difficult to comprehend.  The view is primarily…

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United Airline’s A350-1000 Order decision

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News that United might switch its A350-1000 order is interesting. Especially as this follows the recent decision to change the airline’s 737 order from earlier this year. A quick poll to see what your thoughts are. Related posts: Premium #184 – Does Delta’s old aircraft strategy make sense? Premium #213 – The US Scope Clause…

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