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Lufthansa – Widebodies For Short-Haul Summer Flights?

Lufthansa – Widebodies For Short-Haul Summer Flights?

Lufthansa announced that they will be using two of their biggest widebodies for short-haul flights, to meet strong seasonal demand. “Extraordinary measures”. This is how Lufthansa describes its use of widebodies, for some really short routes. The airline did this in...
Airbus – Single-Pilot Long-Haul A350 In The Works?

Airbus – Single-Pilot Long-Haul A350 In The Works?

Airbus is working with the airlines, in a project that could allow single-pilot operations for certain segments of long-haul flights, with its A350. A few months ago, we saw an Airbus initiative to get an A350 to taxi out, take-off, land and taxi in again. This was...
Emirates – Changing More 777X Orders To The 787?

Emirates – Changing More 777X Orders To The 787?

With little information from Boeing, Emirates are thinking of changing more orders from the 777X to the 787. Or could they get more Airbuses? They’ve done it once already. Emirates originally had 150 orders for the 777X, before changing some of them to the 787....
Lufthansa Orders More Widebodies: 787 and A350!

Lufthansa Orders More Widebodies: 787 and A350!

Lufthansa increases its orders for widebodies from both Boeing and Airbus, as it prepares for the group’s post-crisis future. The airline had started a transformation of its fleet some years ago. Lufthansa placed orders to replace widebodies like its A340s. They have...
Etihad Retiring 777, A380 For Good, Transforming Fleet!

Etihad Retiring 777, A380 For Good, Transforming Fleet!

Etihad Airways is making big changes in its widebody plans, retiring their 777-300ER fleet, and declaring the A380 “not commercially sustainable”. News of retirement for Etihad’s A380 fleet isn’t particularly surprising, but retiring their 777-300ER fleet, is. Etihad...