U.S. Airline Fleet Renewals Allow Focus On Premium Traffic

Credit: Airbus
The big three U.S. legacy carriers are well into a massive fleet renewal program, investing multiple billions of dollars in new aircraft and interiors. Lower maintenance costs and reduced fuel burn are obvious advantages as fuel prices rise; the upgrades are proving to be an effective tool to drive...
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Based in Frankfurt, Germany, Jens is executive editor and leads Aviation Week Network’s global team of journalists covering commercial aviation.

Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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