May 27, 2021| 110 0

Widebody write-downs are coming – how much will asset values be affected?

As central banks pumped liquidity into the global economy over the past 15 months, aviation has attracted a steady stream of investor interest. However, aircraft transactions have been few and far between apart from growth in sale-leasebacks. An expected wave of lessor consolidation has been limited to one major transaction, the AerCap/GECAS merger …

April 25, 2021| 112 0

How Are Meals Cooked On An Aircraft

Meals onboard can be one of the best or the worst parts of a flight – depending on the airline and your cabin class. Whether they are good or bad, there is still a lot of organization and preparation that has gone into most airline meals. Let’s find out what’s involved. Advance preparation Of course, most food is not prepared onboard. Some airlines m …

April 22, 2021| 134 0

REX TAKES DELIVERY OF SIXTH 737 TO CONTINUE EXPANSION

Rex has taken delivery of a sixth 737 as it continues to rapidly expand its capital city network. The 17-year-old 737-8FE, VH-RYU msn 33794, left Jakarta on 20 April at 10:12am and landed in Brisbane at 8:30pm. The next day it flew onwards to Rex’s base at Sydney, as flight ZL9915. The news comes days after the airline launched flights between Canber …

March 25, 2021| 145 0

Which Widebody Aircraft Is Qantas Using For Domestic Flights?

Qantas’ Boeing 737-800s form the backbone of their domestic fleet, operating everything from the short 236-kilometer hop between Sydney and Canberra to the 4,312-kilometer odyssey between Brisbane and Perth. But Qantas regulars have always known there’s a sprinkling of far nicer widebody services across the domestic network. As domestic flying in Au …

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