Articles tagged “airbus a220”

Air France Will Retire Its Airbus Superjumbos Within 3 Years

Air France Will Retire Its Airbus Superjumbos Within 3 Years

Ania Nussbaum, Bloomberg

Airbus builds its A380s in Toulouse, France. How could the French national airline not buy them? But the giant airplane was never a great fit for the airline's route network. Plus, its cabins were outdated from almost the beginning. By 2022, Air France's fleet should better match its strategy.

6 months ago

Delta Will Deploy Newest Jet to Go Directly at Competitors

Delta Will Deploy Newest Jet to Go Directly at Competitors

Brian Sumers, Skift

All U.S. airlines are performing well. Demand is robust, and while fuel prices are up, they're not that high compared to historical levels. Delta is using that state-of-play to go on the offensive to win more share from its competitors.

1 year ago

Why Air Baltic Staked Its Future on a Next-Generation Jet

Why Air Baltic Staked Its Future on a Next-Generation Jet

Brian Sumers, Skift

It's a shame the airline business is so dependent on scale. If it wasn't, we might have more airlines like Air Baltic. Despite being passenger-friendly and innovative, Air Baltic probably can't survive long-term as an independent entity.

1 year ago

Delta Will Fly Newest Jets With Fewer Middle Seats on Key Business Routes

Delta Will Fly Newest Jets With Fewer Middle Seats on Key Business Routes

Brian Sumers, Skift

Who says airlines don't prioritize passenger comfort? As long as carriers calculate passengers are willing to pay for a better experience, they will provide it.

1 year ago