Mark Nensel

Mark
Nensel
Data Editor,
Air Transport World
Articles
IATA warns UK air passengers could decline 3%-5% by 2020
Following the UK’s June 23 vote to leave the European Union (EU), IATA said preliminary estimates suggest UK air passengers could decline 3%-5% by 2020, following an expected economic downturn and predicted falling British pound sterling (GBP) exchange rates.
An Airbus A320neo powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1100G engines at Hartford Bradley
UTC, Pratt execs defend A320neo GTF, say ‘teething problems’ fixed 2
Pratt & Whitney executives are defending the PW1100G, insisting the engine startup restrictions and associated software problems that bedeviled the Airbus A320neo’s entry into service (EIS) are now fixed.
GOL 737
GOL weathers Brazilian turmoil, posts 1Q net profit 
São Paulo-based low-cost carrier GOL reported BRL757.1 million ($208.4 million) first-quarter 2016 net profit, reversing its 1Q 2015 BRL672.7 million net loss.
Airbus books $16.2 billion in commercial aircraft orders in April 
Airbus booked firm orders for 85 commercial aircraft in April, valued at approximately $16.22 billion at list prices.
Boeing logs over $6 billion in April commercial aircraft orders 
Boeing booked orders for 34 commercial aircraft in April, valued at approximately $6.02 billion at list prices.
Air France-KLM narrows loss in 1Q 
Air France-KLM Group has reported a first-quarter net loss of €155 million ($175.3 million), narrowed from a €559 million net loss in the year-ago period.
Air Canada 787-9
Air Canada posts $77.5 million net profit in 1Q 
Air Canada reported a C$100 million ($77.5 million) net profit for the first quarter of 2016, reversing its C$309 million net loss in 1Q 2015.
E175
Embraer posts $106 million 1Q net profit 
Brazilian manufacturer Embraer reported a consolidated net profit of $106 million for the 2016 first quarter, reversing its $58.9 million net loss in 1Q 2015.
Bombardier posts consolidated $138 million loss for 1Q 
Bombardier reported a consolidated net loss of $138 million for the first quarter of 2016, reversed from a consolidated $100 million net profit in 1Q 2015.
Virgin America A320
Virgin America 1Q net profit up 37% to $17.5 million 
Virgin America posted a first-quarter 2016 net profit of $17.5 million, up 36.5% from a net profit of $12.8 million in 1Q 2015.
Etihad Airways 787-9
Etihad Airways’ 2015 net profit up 41% to $103 million 
Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways reported a 2015 net profit of $103 million, up 41.1% from the airline’s $73 million net result for 2014.
ATW Video: Airbus delivery ceremony of JetBlue A321
Airbus has delivered the first aircraft built at its US manufacturing facility, an A321 designated for New York-based JetBlue Airways at a ceremony at its Mobile, Alabama A320 family final assembly plant.
ATW Video: Airbus delivers first US-built A321 to JetBlue
Airbus has delivered the first aircraft built at its US manufacturing facility, an A321 designated for New York-based JetBlue Airways. The aircraft was produced at Airbus’s Mobile, Alabama A320 family final assembly plant.
ATW Photo Gallery: First US-built Airbus A321 delivered to JetBlue
Airbus delivered its first US-manufactured aircraft, an A321, to JetBlue Airways on April 25, 2016.
JetBlue A321
Airbus delivers first US-built A321 to JetBlue 
Airbus has delivered the first aircraft built at its US manufacturing facility, an A321 designated for New York-based JetBlue Airways.
Blogs & Commentary
Jun 23, 2016
blog

Europe divided

Looking around Europe right now, it’s hard to see anything other than fragmentation, with daily aviation strikes and the UK on the brink of deciding on whether to leave the European Union....More
Jun 20, 2016
blog

Steven Udvar-Hazy takes a step back

When Udvar-Hazy founded ILFC in 1973, leasing a DC-8 to Aeromexico, the commercial aircraft leasing business did not exist....More
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