Boeing predictions for market for next 20yrs

Boeing 20-year market forecast sees more retirements, fewer regional jets Boeing’s latest 20-year forecast predicts a $2.6 trillion global market for around 27,200 aircraft – about 5% more aircraft than it expected in last year’s outlook due to accelerated retirement...

737NG to stick around another ten yrs

Boeing is examining wide range of possible improvements for its current family of 737s – including new engine technology – as it looks to extend the twinjet’s life until the arrival of an all-new replacement around a decade from now. Randy Tinseth,...

QF/NZ may be forced to merge?

Qantas chief executive Geoff Dixon has tipped the global aviation industry to consolidate into a few, very large players as carriers struggle to cope with higher fuel costs.Mr Dixon also disagreed with claims that Air New Zealand was too small to be a takeover target,...

NEW AIRLINE RULES

Scene: Passenger has just boarded his airplaneAttendant: Welcome aboard Ala Carte Air, sir. May I see your ticket? Passenger: Sure. Attendant: You’re in seat 12B. That will be $5, please! Passenger: What for? Attendant: For telling you where to sit. Passenger:...

Love the press!

Pick the error!G HIGH ON ECSTASY, PILOT WHO KILLED HIMSELF AND BOY Cessna light aircraft similar to the one crashed Friday July 11,2008 By Nick Fagge Pilot Robbie Gunter was high on Ecstasy when he lost control of his light aircraft, killing himself and his...
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