Articles Tagged ‘Airbus’

Seats by quads down 41 million since 2010; new(er) twins up 605 million

Seats by quads down 41 million since 2010; new(er) twins up 605 million

We analyse the continual decline of wide-body quads and explore the development of new(er) twins as replacements and for growth.

VivaAerobus: Mexico's cost leader

VivaAerobus: Mexico’s cost leader

We speak to Fernando Estrada, VP Strategy and Network Planning at VivaAerobus to learn more.

SAS starts A350 operations

SAS starts A350 operations

SAS Scandinavian Airlines inaugurates A350 services between Copenhagen and Chicago on 28 January.


X-rated: Boeing's new 777X takes to the skies

X-rated: Boeing’s new 777X takes to the skies

Boeing completes first flight of the 777-9X. We reveal the top 777 operators, and where the next orders could come from.

Singapore Airlines announces Brussels, its 16th European airport

Singapore Airlines announces Brussels, its 16th European airport

Singapore Airlines announces Brussels. In the past year, 33,000 flew Brussels-Singapore P2P. Brussels – Southeast Asia/Australasia saw 507,000 passengers.

Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas chooses A350 for Project Sunrise flights from 2023

Qantas has provisionally chosen the A350-1000 for Project Sunrise flights. Other than Sydney-London/New York, what other new non-stop routes are possible?


United Airlines orders 50 A321XLRs to replace 757s to Europe

United Airlines orders 50 A321XLRs to replace 757s to Europe

United Airlines is the largest user of the 757 from the US-Europe. In S19, United had 14 European routes with the 757. The A321XLR is to replace them.

IndiGo places mammoth 300 aircraft order

IndiGo places mammoth 300 aircraft order

Some of the highlights in this week’s Network Planning Community Newsletter include IndiGo’s mammoth 300 aircraft order, South African Airways’ first A350 and rumours of larger aircraft for Virgin Connect.

Part two: Volotea sees strong rise in competition with big LCCs

Part two: Volotea sees strong rise in competition with big LCCs

41% of Volotea’s seats now have competition with easyJet, Vueling and Ryanair, up from 15% in 2015. Meanwhile, Volotea is becoming less seasonal.


JetSMART's clever move into Colombian market

JetSMART’s clever move into Colombian market

In this week’s Network Planning Community Newsletter, JetSMART announces first flights to Columbia and takes initial A320neo; Clark International celebrates Arch of Triumph win; Ryanair announces 42 Ukrainian routes; Air Austral places an A220 order and we forecast initial routes; Spirit announces Nashville base expansion just after launch, and Emirates adds A380 to Cairo…

IndiGo adds Sharjah from Amritsar

IndiGo adds Sharjah from Amritsar

IndiGo launches a daily service between Amritsar and Sharjah, and celebrates the 1,000th A320neo with Airbus.

Seriously ‘hot’ competition at Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Seriously ‘hot’ competition at Budapest Airport-anna.aero Runway Run

Even temperatures close to 40C couldn’t thwart the enthusiasm of 1,100 runners on Budapest Airport’s runway last Saturday for the annual air transport industry’s 10km charity race.