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Condor Buys Airbus A330neo Aircraft, Shuns Boeing?

Condor Buys Airbus A330neo Aircraft, Shuns Boeing?

In an interesting move, Germany’s Condor is buying Airbus A330neo widebodies, to replace its Boeing 767 fleet, deciding against the 787. Re-fleeting appears to be a popular theme, lately. Perhaps after over a year of forced idleness, airlines are now getting back to...
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...