Major Airlines Have More Spare Planes Than You Think– and Don’t Really Need Them

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    While I was pointed to a conversation on twitter about how silly it would be for airlines to keep spare aircraft (planes are expensive!) I thought it was actually interesting that: there are many times when major airlines do have what are effectively spare aircraft, especially at their hubs; keeping spares used to be an airline marketing tactic; and major airlines for the most part don't need spare planes when they have spare (unsold) seats. Continue reading Major Airlines Have More Spare Planes Than You Think– and Don’t Really Need Them...

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