3 Links I Love: Mitsubishi Targets the US, A Successful A380, Iceland’s Wow Pain

3 Links I Love: Mitsubishi Targets the US, A Successful A380, Iceland’s Wow Pain

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Mitsubishi to turn MRJ into cheaper, smaller ‘Space Jet’Nikkei Asian Review
It is going to be really interesting to watch what happens in the regional jet space in the US. Bombardier has basically given up while Embraer has focused its development efforts on the … Read the post

Singapore Makes A Move Toward Higher Luxury… And Higher Density On Its A380s

Singapore Makes A Move Toward Higher Luxury… And Higher Density On Its A380s

When Singapore Airlines first launched its A380s a decade ago, it was quite the spectacle. Though people had long heard about the 800-seat capacity of the A380, Singapore rolled out a relatively-light 471-seat configuration. The vast majority of those seats were obviously coach, but it was those 12 lonely “Suites” … Read the post

An Update From Paris: Airbus Puts Lipstick on Its A380 While Boeing Keeps Stretching Its 737

An Update From Paris: Airbus Puts Lipstick on Its A380 While Boeing Keeps Stretching Its 737

This week is the Paris Air Show, the pinnacle of the air show circuit (alternating with Farnborough every other year). It’s usually an opportunity for aircraft manufacturers to shine by revealing a slew of orders along with future development plans. This year, those order books are somewhat lighter, especially … Read the post

3 Links I Love: A380 for Risk Takers, Fixing LAX Gridlock, Birds at Garbage in Lebanon

3 Links I Love: A380 for Risk Takers, Fixing LAX Gridlock, Birds at Garbage in Lebanon

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A380, from flagship to LCC mass transportLeeham News and Comment
Here’s an interview with the head of leasing firm Amedeo that specializes in, gulp, A380s. Even though none of the 20 A380s it has ordered have found a home yet, this guy seems optimistic. … Read the post

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