Rolls-Royce’s debacle for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. And China is learning it the hard way.
Aircraft manufacturing consolidates.
It Just Doesn’t Let Up With Airlines.
And the 217 planes that Jet Airways ordered from Boeing?
The fate of the A380 is sealed.
But traffic is up, and these are still the good times.
The US and EU slug it out with the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.
Huge aircraft orders, booming traffic, dozens of upstarts with easy mega-funding, fierce competition, already a big collapse, and allegations of shady business.
Alarming signals are coming from an unlikely place, the market that the industry long touted as an engine of infinite growth.
The Long-Haul “Low-Cost Carrier” Business Model in a world awash in cheap money.