Can Russia produce more than 300 commercial aircraft by the end of the decade to backfill the Boeing and Airbus frames that will be inoperable by then? And would you fly on one if they do??
Airlines raked in revenue in Q2, but not all of them reported a profit. And that raises a lot of bigger picture questions.
Some terribly dorky jokes get us started this week, but eventually we manage to transition to terribly dorky conversations about airplanes, so that’s mostly a win.
At some point “Plus” has to not be the default naming of whatever new thing a company comes up with, right? Alas, this is not that week.
Mask rules are changing, maybe too quickly for airlines to keep up. Plus electric news and MAX potential.
A new CEO in the wings and a super technical success top this week’s topics, plus Bhutan and a follow-up on what evacuation simulations are really like.
Cutting money-losing programs makes sense in many cases. Selling off a profitable segment of the business is less normal. But here we are.