Boeing’s 737 Production Drop Will Hurt Other Aerospace Companies

Boeing’s 737 Production Drop Will Hurt Other Aerospace Companies

Boeing Co.’s plan to cut its 737 jetliner production by 19 percent this year is expected to have negative spillover effects across the aerospace industry, from parts suppliers to engine makers and even airlines. The planemaker said it would cut...
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Analysts See a Healthy Aftermarket Future, but Challenges Identified

Analysts See a Healthy Aftermarket Future, but Challenges Identified

Industry experts from CAVOK and AeroDynamic Advisory analyze the commercial MRO market at MRO Americas 2019. The commercial aftermarket’s positive state of health is tipped to continue for years to come, but analysts have warned factors such as access to...
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February passenger traffic up 5% in Europe

February passenger traffic up 5% in Europe

  European airport trade association, ACI Europe releases its traffic report for February 2019, during which average passenger traffic in geographical Europe grew by +5% compared with the same month last year – an improvement over the performance register...
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Alternative risk-averse approaches for airline network revenue management

Alternative risk-averse approaches for airline network revenue management

Alternative optimization models are proposed for risk-averse decision makers by incorporating the following measure: lower-semideviation of revenue from a given threshold level or expected revenue. Although PdevLP and SdevLP models show comparable performa...
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The dollar drain—the reality of ground damage

The dollar drain—the reality of ground damage

At the 2018 Ground Damage Stakeholders’ Conference, a spokesperson from Airbus invited delegates to chip in with suggestions on how an aircraft could be made safer to handle. It was an eye-opening session, and many thoughts, some trivial, some major,...
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The airfare pricing and seat allocation problem in full-service carriers and subsidiary low-cost carriers

The airfare pricing and seat allocation problem in full-service carriers and subsidiary low-cost carriers

One of the important techniques of airline revenue management is to determine the airfare and seat allocation for each cabin class on each flight-leg to maximize revenue. This study dealt with the operation policies of both FSCs and subsidiary LCCs against r...
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Passenger Demand Moderates in February

Passenger Demand Moderates in February

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February 2019 showing total revenue passenger kilometers (RPKs) rose 5.3%, compared to February 2018. Monthly capacity (available seat kilometers or ASKs) increas...
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Russian-Chinese Long-Range Wide-Body Aircraft Project To Cost $13 Bln

Russian-Chinese Long-Range Wide-Body Aircraft Project To Cost $13 Bln

The Russian-Chinese project to develop a long-range wide-body airliner will cost about $13 billion, President of the Sukhoi Civil Aircraft Company Vladislav Masalov said on Monday. The China-Russia Commercial Aircraft International Corporation (CRAIC) joint ve...
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New Airline Distribution Tech Will Allow Agencies to Improve Customer Experience

New Airline Distribution Tech Will Allow Agencies to Improve Customer Experience

The airline retail ecosystem appears to be overcoming the New Distribution Capability-related teething troubles and is finally getting the technical details right. Travel agencies will begin to see some real benefits from International Air Transport Associatio...
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Air passengers’ willingness to pay for counter check-in services

Air passengers’ willingness to pay for counter check-in services

The airline industry employs a variety of self-service technologies (including kiosks and web check-in services) that can increase efficiency and save time for passengers, mainly due to the fact that air passengers can complete their check-in procedures by the...
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