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Airbus A220 – Israir Eyeing A Complete Fleet Revamp?

Airbus A220 – Israir Eyeing A Complete Fleet Revamp?

Israir’s management is considering a complete fleet change for the airline, switching to the Airbus A220! This steals a page out of AirBaltic’s book. Israir has had an eventful few years. After getting in financial trouble (largely outside the company itself), the...
Breeze Airways: A Serial Airline Founder’s Latest Project

Breeze Airways: A Serial Airline Founder’s Latest Project

The pandemic is not everyone’s idea of the best time to start an airline, but Breeze Airways could soon disprove this view. And it wouldn’t be the first time its founder has bucked the trend. We have already discussed the A220 and its position in the Airbus line-up. A...
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...
Narrowbodies Getting Narrower: The Airbus A220

Narrowbodies Getting Narrower: The Airbus A220

Originally meant to be a challenger to Boeing and Airbus, the A220 line of narrowbodies has now become the ace up Airbus’ sleeve, in a troubled market. But it is also internal competition, in a way. In 2011, when Boeing announced that they would develop a re-engined...
Southwest Prefers To Remain An All Boeing Customer

Southwest Prefers To Remain An All Boeing Customer

While they looked elsewhere, Southwest’s CEO says that their plan is to remain an all Boeing customer, with an all-737 fleet, soon to include the MAX. Especially now, that the latter is back off the ground. A couple of years ago, the idea that Southwest might buy an...