Mark Nensel

Mark
Nensel
Managing Editor, Aviation Daily

Mark took on the role of Managing Editor for Aviation Daily in October 2018, following five years with Air Transport World (ATW), first as Data Editor, then transitioning to ATW’s America’s Editor. 

At ATW, in addition to reporting and writing, he was responsible for the data content presented in ATW’s annual World Airline Report. Prior to joining ATW in 2013, Mark worked in the government directory industry in Washington, D.C., rising to management-level positions at two separate companies (Leadership Directories and Carroll Publishing) during his 20-year career in the field.

He majored in Broadcast Journalism at American University, in Washington, D.C., earning a B.A. in Communications.

Articles
Avianca Alters A320neos Deliveries To Strengthen Cash Position 
Avianca is canceling delivery of 17 Airbus A320neo family aircraft and deferring delivery of 35 more by at least seven years, the Colombia-based airline said Mar. 15.
ATR Gains EASA Certification To Extend A Check Intervals 
Turboprop manufacturer ATR said Feb. 25 it had received certification from EASA to extend the intervals between Type A maintenance checks for all its aircraft from 500 to 750 hours.
Boeing Reports 806 Commercial Aircraft Deliveries In 2018 
Boeing reported deliveries of 806 commercial aircraft in 2018, exceeding its previous record-high delivery total of 763 in 2017, and surpassing rival Airbus’ 800 commercial jet deliveries for the past year.
Startup Green Africa Airways Buying As Many As 100 737-8s 
Nigeria-based startup Green Africa Airways has committed to purchasing up to 100 737-8 aircraft— 50 firm orders and 50 options—Boeing said Dec. 21.
Airlines In Latin America Expect Difficult 2019 
Infrastructure shortfalls, economic turmoil will burden Latin American airlines in 2019.
Air Italy To Launch Chicago, Toronto Routes In 2019 
Newly rebranded Air Italy has announced new routes to Toronto and Chicago, bringing to six the number of North American destinations the carrier will fly to from Milan Malpensa Airport.
Avianca Brasil Files For Bankruptcy After Rapid Expansion 
Only a few months ago, Avianca Brasil had big plans, but it now has filed for bankruptcy.
IATA: Global Cargo Revenue To Reach $116 Billion In 2019 
IATA is signaling that global cargo revenue is forecast to rise more than 5% year-over-year to $116 billion in 2019, driven in part by a continued robust (albeit slower) global economic outlook, as well as the recent substantial fall in oil prices.
IATA: Mexico Airport Cancellation To Cost Over $5 Billion 
The decision by Mexico’s newly-installed government led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to cancel further construction of its new international airport will cost over MXP100 billion ($5 billion), according to estimates IATA cited.
IATA: Mexico Airport Cancellation To Cost Over $5 Billion 
The decision by Mexico’s newly-installed government led by President Andrés Manuel López Obrador to cancel further construction of its new international airport will cost over MXP100 billion ($5 billion), according to estimates IATA cited.
Avianca Brazil Files for Bankruptcy Protection 
Avianca Brazil filed for bankruptcy protection Dec. 11, stemming from a potential repossession of 21% of its fleet by lessors.
Avianca, Copa, United Agree On Joint Business Plan 
Latin American carriers Avianca Holdings and Copa Airlines have reached an agreement with Chicago-based United Airlines on a proposed joint business agreement (JBA) plan.
Delta Opens ATL Biometric Terminal; Detroit Rollout Due In 2019 
Curb-to-gate biometric facial recognition at Delta Air Lines’ Terminal F at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) became fully operational Nov. 29.
Airbus Made October Rebound In Orders And Deliveries 
Airbus commercial aircraft orders made a significant rebound in October as the Toulouse-based manufacturer reported firm bookings for 85 aircraft, valued at about $13.4 billion.
Norwegian Air Argentina Wi-Fi Service First In Country 
Norwegian’s Argentinian LCC subsidiary rolled out complementary Wi-Fi on its domestic flights Nov. 16, making it the first carrier within Argentina to do so.
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