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How Many Aircraft did Major Airlines Operate Last Week?

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, Ryan Cross investigates the fleet activity of major operators throughout the past week. Key Concepts: United Airlines leads the three US legacy carriers in terms of fleet activity, with 78% of its aircraft flying in the past week days—albeit with each aircraft typically operating fewer frequencies. China’s […]

U.S. Air Operator Safety Trend

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, Danielle Hershey compares Part 121 Air Carrier Operations and Part 135 Air Taxi and Commuter Operations significant safety event trends. Key Concepts: Part 121 Air Carrier Operations continue to hold steady despite one significant event in 2019. Although Part 135 Air Taxi and Commuter accidents with substantial […]

Evaluating the Airbus A220 and its Competition

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, Ryan Cross analyzes how the A220 stacks up against its competitors.  He weighs the A220-100 against the Embraer E195-E2 and the A220-300 against the A319ceo and A319neo. Key Concepts: The A220-100 fills the niche for aircraft carrying about 110 to 125 passengers, but this type has sold […]

US Airlines’ Effort to Manage Liquidity

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, Steven Harokopus, Senior Analyst, Airline & Airport Services, takes stock of the US Airlines’ liquidity positions and their efforts to raise capital and preserve cash during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Key Concepts: Coronavirus related liquidity concerns have prompted carriers to encumber assets including SGR and frequent flyer program […]

Visualizing the Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Commercial Aviation: Update XI

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, Ryan Cross analyzes the effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Commercial Aviation. Key Concepts The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forced serious cuts to commercial aviation activity around the world. mba’s data team continually tracks airline schedule reductions and aircraft parking to quantify the impact of the virus.

Visualizing the Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Commercial Aviation: Update X

In this edition of mba Aviation’s Insight Series, Ryan Cross analyzes the effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Commercial Aviation. Key Concepts The ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic forced serious cuts to commercial aviation activity around the world. mba’s data team continually tracks airline schedule reductions and aircraft parking to quantify the impact of the virus.