Making the Canadian CSeries jet a much bigger threat to its 737 family was probably not what Boeing intended when it tried to cripple it being sold cheaply to US carriers
With friends like the US Department of Commerce, does Boeing have a worse enemy in terms of a trade war fought over subsidies?
What seems good to airline stock jockeys could have unintended consequences when the customers revolt
The X-factor in the little jet big Delta just ordered is lower fossil sourced carbon emissions designed to reap huge benefits from future carbon trading schemes
The activation by Air New Zealand of the potential of its Star Alliance relationship with United to bring the US carrier onto the San Francisco-Auckland route means Qantas would be really keen to have its first tranche of Boeing 787-9s now rather than in the second half of 2017.
What must be one of the fastest hi-tech makeovers of a wide body jet is underway at Airbus where the first metal cutting for its A330 NEO or new engine option variants is now underway.
After making a huge fuss over the alleged unfairness of sovereign ‘subsidies’ in Middle East carriers, US behemoth Delta is buying a symbolic stake in China Eastern, widely regarded as the most subsidised state owned airline of current times.
Virgin Australia has announced its new premium economy cabin for its 777-300ERs, which will form part of its responses to the new Qantas-American Airlines route initiatives between Australia and the US. The cabin becomes smaller, but the seats more widely spaced.
Let’s consider the possible consequences if the major US airlines, American, Delta and United, succeed in restricting if not reversing the expansion of the major middle east carriers Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways.