With growing chatter about fuel burn and rising fuel prices, we kept digging in the data and came up with some interesting metrics for your consideration. The greener the number in the table the better. Our metric is seat miles per gallon – the higher this...
Virgin Atlantic has de-facto got itself a feeder airline, by agreeing to take a stake in UK regional airline Flybe. The deal secures the future of Flybe, whose history goes back to November 1979 as Jersey European Airways, but the name will disappear in due course...
It has taken a long time to get here, but things may be moving faster than many realize. Bombardier has, for a long time, spoken of the CSeries target customers “waiting in the wings”. It was an awkward statement, because those hiding in the wings did it...
There has been some discussion about the combined fleet. We believe that despite the chatter, the newer, bigger, Alaska will keep both Airbus and Boeing in the fleet. Like the other big airlines, they need to buy from both to keep both OEMs honest. But the...
Virgin America and Alaska Airlines seem strange bedfellows. Why Alaska had to purchase Virgin America is a question many are asking this morning. Their fleets, product, and service levels are apples and oranges — Airbus versus Boeing and premium versus...
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