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Guessing future aircraft value: optimistic, pessimistic and realistic scenarios
With USD 1.5 trillion worth of combined Boeing/Airbus backlog, airlines, leasing companies and other aircraft market players keep placing orders for new aircraft endeavouring to harvest the 4-5% annual growth of the passenger traffic. However, it is very important that those investors who wish to...
Aviation aftermarket: a call for enhanced information sharing
Ryanair's recent $22 billion order of 200 Boeing's 737MAX aircraft is a clear sign that the growth of the global fleet isn’t going to slow down anytime soon. In the meantime, TeamSAI predicts that the global MRO-related spending can be expected to increase at a rate of 3.3% annually until 2022....
IT in aviation training: a call for evolution
With major aircraft manufacturers sharing a backlog of over 10 000 aircraft, MRO providers worldwide are finding themselves under increasing pressure to introduce new means designed to meet the demand for appropriate support of the rapidly growing global fleet. Meanwhile, as a large portion of se...
Ryanair to purchase CFM engines for more than $2.6B
Ryanair today announced its commitment to purchase 200 LEAP-1B engines to power 100 Boeing 737 MAX 200. Boeing formally launched the airplane, a variant of the MAX 8 that can accommodate up to 200 passengers, today with this order. Once finalized, the firm engine order is valued at more than $2.6...
Dutch Safety Board, MH17 “broke up in air” due to external damages
Flight MH17 with Boeing 777-200 operated by Malaysia Airlines broke up in the air probably as the result of structural damage caused by a large number of high-energy objects that penetrated the aircraft from outside. The pattern of wreckage on the ground suggests that the aircraft split into piec...

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