Ask the Editors

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting global economic crisis have creating daunting challenges across the aerospace and aviation industries. Companies large and small face myriad questions on how to ride out the storm and position themselves to thrive when better times return.

To help fill that void, we are launching our new “Ask The Editors” feature. Readers can submit questions to our global team of editors. If we don’t have an answer, we’ll reach out to our large networks of experts to provide one.

Here are some of the best questions posed by readers and our answers.

Apr 16, 2021
Ask the Editors: Flight crews favor vaccination, but requirements depend on airline policies and local laws, which are changing quickly.
Apr 12, 2021
Ask the Editors: Embraer’s monopoly in regional jets could last for years, but that position is not as great as it sounds.
Apr 05, 2021
Ask the Editors: Aftermarket providers inspect all probes and ports to ensure they are not contaminated by insects or foreign objects.
Mar 26, 2021
Ask the Editors: It is near axiom that new models need to offer 15% better economics, and that improvement only comes from major changes.
Mar 25, 2021
Ask the Editors: The 737’s baseline configuration has been remarkably resilient for decades, but it is unlikely to evolve beyond the -10.
Mar 19, 2021
Ask the editors: Is it worthwhile to change aviation’s fuel infrastructure? The answer might be the use of LNG as a transition to SAF.
Mar 16, 2021
Ask the Editors: Private aviation providers report a spike in inquiries and increased sales to former first-class airline passengers.
Mar 09, 2021
Ask the Editors: Reopenings are expected to vary by region, as the distribution of vaccines and pace of vaccinations remains uneven.