Sean Broderick

Aviation Week


United Airlines Boeing 777-300ER
United 3Q net income up 29% on increased hub-flow traffic 
United Airlines rode a double-digit revenue increase and declining non-fuel unit costs to deliver a third-quarter (3Q) net income of $836 million, a 29% year-over-year (YOY) improvement.
Boeing-Adient JV wins final approval, eyes ‘entire market’ 
Adient Aerospace—the joint venture (JV) between Boeing and German automotive seat-maker Adient—is fully operational, and the company plans to move ahead with a business plan “that addresses the entire market,” CEO Alan Wittman told ATW’s sister publication Aviation Week.
Delta Air Lines A330-300
Delta reports ‘incredibly strong’ 3Q transatlantic performance 
Delta Air Lines’ record third-quarter (Q3) revenues received a notable boost from the carrier’s transatlantic performance, with key growth metrics for the region leading the carrier’s network.
United Airlines Boeing 737-900
United boosts domestic network; tweaks Newark, Dulles services
United Airlines has unveiled the latest network changes as part of its long-range growth strategy, including shifting more short-haul flights from Newark Liberty International to its Washington-Dulles International hub and replacing them with targeted markets.
Delta Air Lines Airbus A220-100
Delta unveils first A220 routes; four set for all-A220 service 
Delta Air Lines will debut its Airbus A220-100s on flights to Boston Logan International (BOS) and Dallas/Fort Worth International (DFW) out of its New York LaGuardia (LGA) hub starting Jan. 31, 2019.
Canadian startup ULCC Jetlines: A320 deliveries on track for 2Q 2019 
New Canadian ultra-LCC Jetlines said delivery of its first two aircraft is on schedule for “early” second quarter 2019 following the second set of advance lease payments to Dublin-based lessor AerCap.
Delta Air Lines A220
Premium sales, cost savings help Delta offset higher fuel bill 
Delta Air Lines posted an adjusted third-quarter (3Q) pre-tax income of $1.6 billion, down 6% or $95 million year-over-year (YOY), as revenue-generation and cost-control measures helped the airline absorb most of a $655 million increase in fuel costs.
JetBlue Airbus A321
JetBlue eyes growth in Boston, Fort Lauderdale and New York JFK
New York-based JetBlue’s newly announced additions to its Boston, Fort Lauderdale, and New York JFK schedules are the next steps in its strategy of increasing margins by fortifying already-strong networks in its three focus cities.
WestJet 787-9 in new livery
WestJet unveils first three Boeing 787 routes
Canadian LCC WestJet will base its initial Boeing 787s at its Calgary hub and will launch new nonstop services next year between the airport and three European cities in its network, bringing two new routes to Calgary International Airport (YYC) in the process, the airline confirmed Oct. 10.
American Airlines A330-200
American revises Q3 revenue guidance, cites strong domestic yields 
Strengthening domestic yields will help American Airlines deliver third-quarter (3Q) per-passenger revenue performance at near the top of its guidance, the Dallas/Fort Worth-based carrier said in an Oct. 9 investor update.
United Airlines Boeing 737-800 at DEN
United to target business travelers at Denver airport
Chicago-based United Airlines will adjust its flight banks at Denver International Airport (DEN) early next year, creating a larger first bank that targets business travelers.
Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX
Southwest capacity outpaces traffic for sixth straight month 
September marked the sixth straight month that Southwest Airlines saw capacity growth outpace revenue passenger-miles (RPMs), suggesting supposed short-term challenges that dragged down mid-year performance may be lingering, even as its revenue outlook remains solid.
Rendering of New York JFK's modernization plan
New York JFK airport’s $13 billion expansion to increase capacity 25% 
Modernization of New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) will be centered around two new terminals that will be designed to increase the airport’s annual passenger capacity by 25%, part of a $13 billion plan unveiled by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Oct. 4.
Swoop Boeing 737-800
Canada’s Swoop to expand to Mexico in January
Canadian ULCC Swoop will add service to its first Mexican destination early next year, announcing service to Cancún, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta.
US Senate passes multi-year FAA Reauthorization Act 
The US Senate on Oct. 3 passed the bi-partisan FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 by a 93-6 vote, clearing the way for the bill to be signed into law by US President Donald Trump.
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