Mark Nensel

Data Editor,
Air Transport World
Financial Roundup: World Airlines’ 3Q and 9M results
ATW roundup of airline financials for the third quarter, listed by region. Visit World Airline Financial Results: 3Q 2015 Roundup for a complete data table.
ATW Photo Gallery-On board EVA Air's new 777-300ER
A peek inside EVA Air's new 777-300ER, as delivered to EVA Air executives on Nov. 11, 2015.
Avianca A320
Avianca Holdings triples 3Q net profit to $102 million
Panama City-registered Avianca Holdings posted a 2015 third-quarter net profit of $102.1 million, more than tripling its $33.2 million net profit in 3Q 2014.
LAN and TAM aircraft
LATAM posts $113 million 3Q net loss
LATAM Airlines Group, parent of Brazil’s TAM and Chile’s LAN Airlines, reported a 2015 third-quarter net loss of $113.3 million.
ATW Photo Gallery-EVA Air 777-300ER delivery
Taiwan-based EVA Air has taken delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER at the US manufacturer’s delivery center in Everett, Washington Nov. 10-11. While being the 22nd 777-300ER in EVA’s fleet, the new aircraft debuts EVA’s new livery design and corporate identity. The aircraft’s simplified tail design features a compass as its focal point, borrowed from EVA’s corporate parent Evergreen Group; the aircraft’s underbelly is now a dark-green with a curved orange borderline. Photos by Mark Nensel
EVA Air Boeing 777-300ER
EVA Air takes delivery of first 777-300ER with new livery
Taiwan-based EVA Air has taken delivery of its first re-branded Boeing 777-300ER at the US manufacturer’s delivery center in Everett, Washington Nov. 10-11.
Boeing: Middle East airlines will need 3,180 new aircraft by 2034
Airlines based in the Middle East will need 3,180 new commercial aircraft over the next 20 years, according to Boeing’s latest Current Market Outlook report.
IATA: Global air freight market improved marginally in September
World air freight volumes grew marginally in September, rising 1% year-over-year, according to IATA’s Air Freight Market Analysis.
United CEO Oscar Munoz to return in 2016 first quarter
United Airlines released a Nov. 5 letter from United president and CEO Oscar Munoz to company employees indicating Munoz will return in the 2016 first quarter.
Emirates Boeing 777-200LR
Emirates Airline FY 1H net profit up 65%
Emirates Airline posted a net profit of AED3.1 billion ($849.3 million) in its FY 2015-2016 first half, up 65.1% from the same period last year.
Republic Airways Holdings posts $2.9 million 3Q net profit
Republic Airways Holdings (RAH)—parent of Republic Airlines and Shuttle America—reported third-quarter net income of $2.9 million, down 84.3% from $18.5 million in the year-ago quarter.
Virgin America A320
Virgin America reports $72 million net profit in 3Q
Virgin America reported $71.9 million in third-quarter net income, up 72.7% from a net profit of $41.6 million the year-ago quarter.
Aeromexico Boeing 787-9
Grupo Aeroméxico triples 3Q net profit to $43 million
Grupo Aeroméxico reported MXP737 million ($43.1 million) in consolidated net profit for the 2015 third-quarter, more than tripling its 3Q 2014 net result.
UPS A300-600F
UPS reports $1.26 billion 3Q net profit
United Parcel Service (UPS) posted third-quarter net income of $1.26 billion, up 3.5% from $1.21 billion in net profit during the 2014 September quarter.
JetBlue A320
JetBlue doubles 3Q net profit to $198 million
JetBlue Airways reported a net profit of $198 million for the third-quarter of 2015, more than doubling its $79 million net income from 3Q 2014.
Blogs & Commentary
Nov 24, 2015

American History

As American Airlines rolls out aircraft in the Heritage series, I am fascinated by all the AA predecessors, their logos and paint over the years....More
Nov 23, 2015

Was the TAM merger a mistake for LAN? 2

LATAM is a bet on the long-term future of Latin American commercial aviation....More
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