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British Airways – Widebody Fleet For Short-Haul?

British Airways – Widebody Fleet For Short-Haul?

There are reports that British Airways may end up using some of its widebody aircraft for short-haul flights within Europe. And not for the first time! It seems likely that we will see a very unusual summer in 2021. Thankfully, we can be a bit more optimistic now than...
United Airlines – Long-Haul Recovery Will Come Early?

United Airlines – Long-Haul Recovery Will Come Early?

Airlines generally expect long-haul flying to lag well behind short and medium haul recovery, but United seems to disagree! The airline hopes to have a post-covid advantage, with its widebody fleet. Among its other ‘qualities’, 2020 was the year of aircraft...
SWISS Widebody 45-Minute Flights? On A Schedule?

SWISS Widebody 45-Minute Flights? On A Schedule?

SWISS announced that it will put its widebody fleet on a route from Zurich to Brussels! The route typically takes 45-55 minutes. Why would they do that? They are a member of the Lufthansa group, but stand out in it, somewhat. SWISS is a bit unusual, in that they have...