A nondescript Chicago location belies the transformation United Airlines is trying to effect to improve its reputation and expand its reach.
The MAX grounding has stalled Boeing's product strategy moves
The MAX crisis is having a deep impact on Boeing’s road map for future aircraft development, but the OEM does not have enough info for an informed way forward.
Traffic is slowing, the regulatory environment is changing and new airline business models are under pressure—2019 could be a decisive year for the industry.
European airlines are likely to face more environmental taxes soon. They are partly to blame themselves that it has come so far.
The Airbus/Boeing duopoly is stronger than ever
Bombardier launched the C Series in 2008 as airlines sought more efficient aircraft. The step transformed the industry, but differently than expected.
Some have argued that cyclicality has disappeared from aerospace. This year is about to prove the opposite.
Airlines may have to approach fleet planning differently post-MAX to limit exposure to risk.
Airbus’ Silicon Valley outpost launches a project to develop an autonomy system that can scale across the manufacturer’s product line.
Other European governments will monitor closely what is happening at Air France-KLM, and consider their own options next time the local airline is in trouble.
If the A380 program is terminated, the real irony would be that an A350 deal ultimately led to the demise of the behemoth.