Mark Nensel

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Nensel
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ATR 72-600
ATR adds two 72-600 orders; set to launch 42-600S for short runways
Toulouse-based manufacturer ATR booked two additional orders for its ATR 72-600 turboprop at the Paris Air Show June 22, one each for Swedish regional carrier BRA and French Polynesian carrier Air Tahiti.
Embraer forecasts 6,400 new 70- to 130-seat jets globally by 2036
Embraer predicts 6,400 new 70- to 130-seat commercial jets will be delivered worldwide by 2036, valued at $300 billion, according to the Brazilian manufacturer’s new 2017 Market Outlook report.
Tibet Financial Leasing follows 737 MAX MOU with A321neo agreement
Tibet Financial Leasing has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to order 20 Airbus A321neos valued at more than $2.5 billion at list prices.
Iran Airtours and Airbus contract signing
Iran Airtour signs MOU for 45 A320neo family aircraft
Tehran-based Iran Airtour Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to purchase 45 Airbus A320neo family aircraft, Airbus said at the Paris Air Show June 22.
Rendering of A320ceo in AirAsia livery
AirAsia agrees to order 14 A320ceos
Malaysia-based low-cost carrier (LCC) group AirAsia has signed an agreement to order 14 more Airbus A320ceos, Airbus said at the Paris Air Show June 22.
Zagros Airlines CEO Seyed Abdolreza Mousavi
Iran’s Zagros Airlines commits to 28 Airbus neos
Iranian domestic carrier Zagros Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Airbus for the purchase of 28 aircraft at the Paris Air Show, Airbus announced June 22.
Copa-Boeing
Panama’s Copa Airlines to convert 15 MAXs to MAX 10s
Panama City-based Copa Airlines will convert 15 previously ordered Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to the new MAX 10 version, the company said at the Paris Air show June 21.
Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines to convert 10 737 MAX 8s to new MAX 10 variant
Malaysia Airlines Berhad plans to convert 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8s it has on order to the new 737 MAX 10 version, the company said June 21 at the Paris Air Show.
Rendering of 737 MAX in Neos livery
AerCap to lease two 737 MAXs to Italian leisure carrier
AerCap will lease two Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to Italian leisure carrier Neos, with delivery expected in 2019, the Dublin-based lessor said at the Paris Air Show June 21.
Rendering of 737 MAX 10 in Donghai Airlines’ livery
Donghai Airlines to convert 10 737 MAXs to -10 variant
Chinese carrier Donghai Airlines will convert 10 Boeing 737 MAXs it now has on order to Boeing’s new 737 MAX 10 variant, the company announced June 21 at the Paris Air Show.
Rendering of A330-200 in Hi Fly livery
Portuguese ACMI operator Hi Fly orders two A330-200s
Portuguese wet lease operator Hi Fly has made its first direct booking with Airbus, ordering two A330-200s, the Lisbon-based company announced at the Paris Air Show June 21.
Embraer signings
Embraer tallies orders and commitments for 38 E-Jets
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer announced firm orders and commitments for 38 of its E-Jet family aircraft from six customers at the Paris Air Show June 20, valued at over $2.2 billion at current list prices.
Delta orders 10 more Airbus A321ceos
Delta Air Lines announced an order for 10 Airbus A321ceos at the Paris Air Show June 20, adding to 30 A321s ordered by the Atlanta-based carrier in May.
Azerbaijan Airlines commits to four Boeing 787-8s
Azerbaijan Airlines (AZAL) has committed to purchase four Boeing 787-8s, the Baku-based national flag carrier announced at the Paris Air Show June 20.
Rendering of Q400 in SpiceJet livery
SpiceJet signs LOI for up to 50 Bombardier Q400s
Indian low-cost carrier (LCC) SpiceJet has signed a letter of intent (LOI) for the purchase of up to 50 Bombardier Q400 turboprops, the Canadian manufacturer announced at the Paris Air Show June 20.
Blogs & Commentary
Jun 23, 2017
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Qatar Airways’ American bid could be political

Qatar Airways’ unsolicited bid to acquire a large stake in American Airlines is indeed “puzzling”, as American CEO Doug Parker put it in a letter to employees....More
Jun 22, 2017
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Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker defiant in face of blockade, laptop ban

The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Gulf neighbors has not thwarted Qatar Airways’ ambitions....More
Jun 22, 2017
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Qatar's unsolicited, unexpected and unwelcome bid for American

You have to hand it to Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker; he never fails to surprise. This time, it appears, he has also surprised American Airlines....More
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