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NMA –  Is Boeing About To Start Another 757/767 Family?

NMA – Is Boeing About To Start Another 757/767 Family?

Many indicators suggest that Boeing is moving forward with some form of a NMA. But could it end up as a repeat of the 757/767 story? We have discussed the NMA (new mid-size airplane) and how Boeing is running out of options, to avoid it. Boeing doesn’t have an answer...
INCIDENT: DHL 757 Freighter Door Opens In Flight!

INCIDENT: DHL 757 Freighter Door Opens In Flight!

Early on Saturday morning, a DHL Boeing 757 Freighter made an emergency landing back at its origin airport, after its main cargo door opened in flight. The incident happened in Leipzig Halle Airport (EDDP), in Germany. The aircraft, a DHL Air Boeing 757-236PCF...
Will The Airbus A321P2F Finally Kill The Boeing 757?

Will The Airbus A321P2F Finally Kill The Boeing 757?

Could the arrival of Airbus’ A321P2F in the short and medium-haul cargo arena, really unseat Boeing’s 757 in the cargo role? The answer isn’t as obvious as you might imagine. But really, what’s more interesting here is the question itself. We’ve just entered the year...
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...
Covid-19 Killed the Jumbos – And Revived Hub & Spoke?

Covid-19 Killed the Jumbos – And Revived Hub & Spoke?

The Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the demise of four-engined aircraft. But ironically, it revitalized the hub & spoke model that these planes were meant to serve. This still won’t save these aircraft, but it has interesting effects for the airlines that used them....