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JetBlue’s Airbus A220 – Is It An A320 Killer?

JetBlue’s Airbus A220 – Is It An A320 Killer?

JetBlue ended 2020 by taking delivery of its first Airbus A220-300. The airline will replace its Embraer E190s with the A220. But… it will probably do a little bit more than that. That’s because the interesting thing about JetBlue is the aircraft that they are...
Air France Narrowbody Plans: The A220 And… The MAX?

Air France Narrowbody Plans: The A220 And… The MAX?

For a very long time, Air France had standardized on the Airbus A320, for its narrowbody fleet. Having the entire family brought advantages it aims to keep with its next choice of jets. But that could be difficult, if the jets it wants don’t exist. This article looks...
Tegel Airport Closes – Air France Makes The Last Flight

Tegel Airport Closes – Air France Makes The Last Flight

After the opening of Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport (BER) at the end of October, today will see the last commercial flight out of Tegel Airport. It will be an Air France flight, to Paris Charles De Gaulle airport. It’s a fitting choice, given that the first ever...
Bailout Resolved: KLM Pilots Agree Wage Freeze

Bailout Resolved: KLM Pilots Agree Wage Freeze

KLM’s pilots union agreed to extend their wage freeze to 2025. This finally secured the airline’s much needed government bailout. This will come as a relief to management, who had previously stated that the airline would not survive without it. Unions for ground and...
KLM Bailout At Risk Due to Rejected Wage Freeze

KLM Bailout At Risk Due to Rejected Wage Freeze

On Saturday the Netherlands government decided to freeze a planned bailout worth € 3.4 billion, as KLM pilots refuse a wage freeze until 2025. The pilots have already agreed a freeze to 2022 for previous bailouts. On Friday, KLM had called on its unions to agree to...