DLD 242: Cutting profits, cutting losses

Written by Seth Miller @ Wandering Aramean

Cutting money-losing programs makes sense in many cases; airlines around the world have trimmed first class cabins from their fleet, for example, to control those costs. Selling off a profitable segment of the business is a little less normal, especial…

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527 Bombardier Sheds Business Units

Written by maxflight @ Airplane Geeks Podcast

Bombardier sells off major portions of its commercial aviation business, FAA issues an Emergency Airworthiness Directive for Boeing 737, an American Airlines executive flys United, an update on United’s Polaris business class, Japanese pilots and alcohol consumption, and some visitors allowed to the gate at Sea-Tac. Also, a talk with a Challenger Class Red Bull air race pilot and crosswind landings with the B-52.

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515 Jon Ostrower’s The Air Current

Written by maxflight @ Airplane Geeks Podcast

Aviation journalist Jon Ostrower is now editor-in-chief of The Air Current and shares his views on Farnborough, electric aircraft, the Embraer/Boeing and Bombardier/Airbus linkups, and a Boeing middle market jet. Also, single pilot cargo planes, Trent 1000 problems, a GA exhibit coming to the National Air & Space Museum.

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