Articles Tagged ‘Boeing’

Consultants' Corner: The impact of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding

Consultants’ Corner: The impact of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding

US airlines should now have 100+ MAXs flying. Volaire Aviation Consulting’s Jack Penning charts the impact of its grounding for airports and airlines.

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.

Top of the props: Boeing and Embraer studying new turboprop

Top of the props: Boeing and Embraer studying new turboprop

Boeing and Embraer examining the business case for a new turboprop as the Dash-8-400 and ATR-72 have over 60 million seats in W19.


Norwegian 56% lower fare to US than airlines from Heathrow

Norwegian 56% lower fare to US than airlines from Heathrow

Norwegian has six million Europe – US seats and Gatwick is key. From Gatwick, NYC, Tampa, Seattle, Austin, and LA perform well by fare/mile; others don’t.

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.

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.


Back to the future, part one: 767 still 3rd by transatlantic capacity, and Boeing's future NMA?

Back to the future, part one: 767 still 3rd by transatlantic capacity, and Boeing’s future NMA?

This week saw rumours of a re-engining for the Boeing 767. We look at how, 37 years after EIS, one of the most used types in the transatlantic market could evolve into the perfect New Mid-market Aircraft.

Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca

Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca

In this week’s Network Planning Community News, Laudamotion opens its latest base in Palma de Mallorca, Allegiant announces services to St Petersburg-Clearwater, Vueling celebrated carrying its 15th Million Passenger from Bilbao, Ethiopian wins fifth-freedom flights, Japan Airlines celebrated its first A350-900 aircraft, Brisbane airport announces direct flights to USA for 2020, and Airbus and Boeing […]

Airbus and Boeing delivery review – July 2018; Airbus adds A220 series to delivery books as its productivity improves 64%; Boeing down 33%

Airbus and Boeing delivery review – July 2018; Airbus adds A220 series to delivery books as its productivity improves 64%; Boeing down 33%

Airbus and Boeing in July handed over 116 aircraft between them. However, Airbus was responsible for 66% of handovers, with Boeing’s delivery rate at its lowest for a monthly period since January 2012, with the slowdown being a result of engine providers struggling to hit record output targets.


Airbus and Boeing’s productivity rate improves 3.5% in H1 2018, with the North American manufacturer responsible for 55% of deliveries

Airbus and Boeing’s productivity rate improves 3.5% in H1 2018, with the North American manufacturer responsible for 55% of deliveries

Airbus and Boeing together handed over 681 aircraft to airline customers in H1 2018, 23 more than the two managed during H1 2017. However, while overall unit deliveries are up, data shows that wide-body distribution rates dropped 5.5%. Jonathan Ford details the companies’ delivery performance for H1 2018.

Airbus and Boeing's productivity improved 2.6% in May; 26% of units went to low-cost operators; Air Italy greets first 737 MAX 8

Airbus and Boeing’s productivity improved 2.6% in May; 26% of units went to low-cost operators; Air Italy greets first 737 MAX 8

In May Airbus and Boeing combined handed over 119 units to customers, up from 116 deliveries in May 2017. Of those deliveries, 31 went to low-cost operators. Among the highlights for May include Air Italy receiving its first 737 MAX 8, while LEVEL collected its latest A330-200 for its Paris Orly base.

Airbus outperforms Boeing for deliveries in April; combined productivity down 3.1%; Primera Air gets first A321neo

Airbus outperforms Boeing for deliveries in April; combined productivity down 3.1%; Primera Air gets first A321neo

Airbus and Boeing managed to deliver 95 aircraft between them in April, down 3.1% versus the same month last year. Among the delivery highlights for the fourth month of 2018 included Primera Air getting its first A321neo, allowing the LCC to become the latest to venture into the long-haul sector.