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Scheduled maintenance of ch-aviation

ch-aviation will be down for a few hours, starting 11:00 UTC on Saturday, June 6th. Next Saturday, June 6th, ch-aviation’s platform will be down for several hours for scheduled maintenance. We will move from one data centre to another and replace the current server with a new server to provide even better performance of our […]


Europe is now leading the path to recovery, but Asian data shows it will not be fast

We continue to monitor scheduled capacity from airlines around the world. This week we decided to look at the capacity numbers in a little different way. After closing the month of May and waiting on schedules for June to be prepared by the airlines, we looked at other developments during this crisis. We believe the […]


The recovery trend continues – but it is still very slow

We continue to monitor the scheduled capacity from airlines around the world. This week’s update continues with the trend we’ve seen over the last few weeks – the airline industry is growing the number of seats week by week, but the recovery still doesn’t have traction. There are slight increases based on government-lifted restrictions, but […]


Aircraft deliveries are down substantially

At ch-aviation we are tracking new aircraft deliveries of the largest aircraft manufacturers: Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier, COMAC, De Havilland, Embraer and Irkut. An analysis of deliveries for the first four months of 2020 shows a significant impact of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic for new aircraft deliveries from manufacturers to airlines. In April, we saw just 15 […]

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How to search passenger aircraft with seats removed for cargo?

With many passenger scheduled flights grounded due to reduced demand and government-imposed limitations worldwide, freight operators are seeking other ways to deliver cargo capacity. Some airlines are using their passenger aircraft with only belly capacity for cargo carriage. We recommend following COVID-19 airline updates available for ch-aviation PRO subscribers for the latest updates. We have […]