Monday 12 December 2016
Passenger traffic fails to catch up with capacity
The aviation industry continues to add capacity much faster than passenger demand. Apart from January and September, capacity rose by a higher percentage compared to traffic in every other month in 2016. The Ishka View is that the widening gap between capacity versus traffic growth suggests there is overcapacity which will have knock-on impact on airlines’ bottom-lines.
Could the A220 become the third ‘liquid’ narrowbody?
A year after being acquired by Airbus the A220, née Bombardier CSeries, has racked up a series of new orders and a growing numbers of prospects. more
The unsustainably low level of aircraft retirements
Ishka examines the depressed level of aircraft retirements. more