Delta Air Lines And Cseries

| April 12, 2016

Delta Air Lines And Cseries
Last week, Bloomberg reported that Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is speaking with aircraft OEMs about replacing its aging MD-88 fleet. Other reports indicate the competition is primarily between Embraer (NYSE: ERJ) and Bombardier (OTCQX:BDRAF) (OTCQX:BDRBF). Delta is not saying anything - as one would expect.Delta's MD-88 seats 149. This is a size that puts it most closely to the Airbus (EPA: AIR) A320 with 150 seats. This size is too large for the Embraer E-Jet 195-E2. Yet it appears they are in the race. In terms of Boeing (NYSE: BA), the 737-700 and MAX7 are too small at ~130 seats, while the 737-800 or MAX8 at 162 seats is much larger. Bombardier has the CS300 which offers 130 seats in standard configuration, but can allow more by re-configuring.

Spotlight

The terms airplane economic life, airplane useful life, and airplane service life, have appeared frequency up gently in the media and industry reports recently. Speculation or concern that the economic life of modern commercial aircraft may be shortening lies at the heart of these discussions. A sig


Other News

Optimization of Air Cargo Handling Processes thanks to AI and Telematics

INFORM Institut für Operations Research und Management GmbH | May 19, 2020

Keeping track of unit load devices (ULDs), containers, and dollies has been a major challenge for ground handlers over the years. The difficulty that involves gathering real-time information on the status of such assets has led to several inefficiencies when trying to control them. The result: Excessive costs due to inadequate manpower and ground support equipment (GSE) allocation. To address this problematic, INFORM GmbH teamed up with Blumenbecker Technik GmbH. In a joint effort, they developed the industry’s first solution that facilitates managing and maintaining dolly fleets. This smart tool helps to answer the most critical operational questions: Where exactly is t...

Read More

test Q&A WITH ED BREAULT

aprimo | March 31, 2020

MEDIA 7: What’s your superpower? ED BREAULT: I would say it’s applying the full spectrum of art and science that is required in marketing today. Not just left or right brained, but whole-brained strategy. Being human yet data-driven and really understanding numbers and (the right) metrics to make connections to business drivers. Add storytelling to that, so I can effectively communicate to my team, the CEO and CFO as well as my Board of Directors on those metrics, and connecting all that we are doing in marketing to the mission of the business. Then quickly shifting gears to the art and creative aspects of marketing that are required to engage an audience and tell great co...

Read More

ATPCO introduces new Reassurance UPAs at no cost to airlines

TravelDailyNews International | April 08, 2020

ATPCO has embarked on a pro-bono initiative to help airlines, sales channels, and people who fly, and we thought you might be interested in knowing about it. While most airlines have cut back schedules significantly or are even grounded at the moment, it’s a fluid situation. There are still many flights operating, some scheduled flights are being brought back into operation already, and there is still flight shopping for the future. Those traveling now - and those who will fly again in the future - are rightfully concerned about their health and safety when they travel. ATPCO saw an urgent need to help convey the measures airlines are taking to protect passengers when they are consider...

Read More

ExpressJet Airlines Reaches New Contract Agreement with Flight Attendants

Aviation Pros | March 11, 2020

ExpressJet Airlines announced that a new four year collective bargaining agreement (CBA) went into effect on Mar. 9, covering the airline's Flight Attendants represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, AFL-CIO. The new agreement, implemented following the conclusion of an arbitration proceeding, includes wage increases for the Flight Attendants and combines two previously separate work groups into one seniority list and contract....

Read More

Spotlight

The terms airplane economic life, airplane useful life, and airplane service life, have appeared frequency up gently in the media and industry reports recently. Speculation or concern that the economic life of modern commercial aircraft may be shortening lies at the heart of these discussions. A sig

Resources

Events