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Deployment of the 787 and A350 on the global long-haul market
  
The 787 and A350 allow airlines to operate non-stop, ultra long-distance routes. These allow many operators to expand their long-haul networks, and make their route networks more cost-efficient. The fleet and network and planning strategies of 787 and A350 operators are examined. Read more...


Widebody engine leasing market 
Widebody engines can be divided into three broad categories of current, mid-term and older generation types. The issues that determine which suppliers are involved in each market, and the economic factors affecting each are examined. Read more...


Maximising efficiencies – key cost and operational considerations for airlines
There are many facets to airlines’ operations. If they are mismanaged or not fully understood, they may impact the overall efficiency of airlines’ processes. Flight planning and cost management software can provide airlines with the means to evaluate various areas of their organisation, and help better prepare them disruptions. Read more...


A350 MPD analysis and maintenance planning 
The A350 has been in service for a little over three years, and the first aircraft have been through their first base checks. Charles Williams analyses the A350-900’s MPD, and inspection tasks and their probable grouping into checks is examined. Read more...


Maintenance production management dashboards 
Maintenance production dashboards provide a concise and visually effective means to display data on a daily basis. In an MRO environment, the ability to condense and update the status and progress of thousands of routine and non-routine task cards can realise significant efficiencies for maintenance providers. Key characteristics of various maintenance dashboards are outlined here. Read more...


Narrowbody freighter fuel burn & operating performance
The fuel burn & operating performance of a narrowbody freighter is a key criteria in its selection. The performance of the MD-83F, four 737 freighter variants, and the high gross weight RR-powered 757-200PCF are analysed on European and Latin American-US routes. Read more...