Airlines

Delta’s Odd Bet on Improving Economy Class

July 7, 2019 Hemal Gosai

Delta Air Lines this past week announced an interesting passenger enhancement. It’s interesting and albeit surprising for two reasons. First, it’s an actual passenger enhancement, not a devaluation of a frequent flyer program or gutting

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The Airbus A321XLR’s Potential

June 23, 2019 Hemal Gosai

Airbus finally announced the much anticipated Airbus A321XLR at the Paris Air Show this past week. The aircraft is the longest range single-aisle airliner that Airbus has to offer, with a range of 4,700 nautical

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Vistara Acquires ex-Jet Airways Boeing 737s

May 26, 2019 Hemal Gosai

In the continued gutting of Jet Airways, it has now been announced that Indian carrier Vistara will be leasing four Boeing 737-800 aircraft that originally belonged to Jet Airways. This is an attempt to grow

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Holland Proposes a New Aviation Tax

May 19, 2019 Hemal Gosai

The Dutch government is moving forward with legislation for a new aviation tax on passenger and cargo flights departing from Dutch airports starting in 2021. The country has been lobbying the European Union for this

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The Looming Chinese Threat to Airbus and Boeing

May 5, 2019 Hemal Gosai

Earlier this week Canadian company Bombardier made an announcement that it was selling off subdivisions in Belfast, Ireland and Morocco. A plan to further consolidate Bombardier aerospace activities into Bombardier Aviation. While an asset sale

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Planes Are Flying Longer but Not Faster

April 14, 2019 Hemal Gosai

New technology developed by incumbent aircraft manufacturing giants Boeing and Airbus are pushing aircraft farther and farther. Singapore to Newark, currently the world’s longest flight by distance, clocks in at 17 to 18 hours nonstop.

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