Airlines operate in a highly competitive environment. Every advantage is exploited to drive down costs and get ahead of the competition. Since ~75% of operating costs are driven by pilot and fuel costs, fleet choices become strategic decisions. These choices have...
There has been a steady stream of news reports about United Airlines looking at replacing its aging 767s and 777-200s. As a launch customer for both aircraft, United has seen many years of service from these two models. What can we say about United’s twin-aisle...
UPDATE – Although forward bookings are strong and the outlook is positive, United Airlines seems to have slightly reduced its expectations for 2022. In its FY21 results press release, the carrier says that Omicron hasn’t changed its confidence in its 2023 cost...
It has been hailed as ‘historical’ and ‘making aviation history’ by those directly involved and in a way it was, but United Airline’s first flight with passengers on 100 percent sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) actually wasn’t what the press statements wanted us...
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