Archive for the ‘PILARSKI SAYS’ Category

PILARSKI SAYS… Mutual misunderstanding is toxic to negotiation

PILARSKI SAYS… Mutual misunderstanding is toxic to negotiation A clash of egos could eventually prove disastrous for Boeing and the State of Washington, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS Right now we are facing up to three important events, which occurred in November, that may have some […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Stability can be dangerously deceptive

PILARSKI SAYS… Stability can be dangerously deceptive Stable environments can be boring and very unhelpful, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS Right now things look quite stable. Economic forecasts call for fairly low growth but the forecasts do not change from quarter to quarter like they did […]

PILARSKI SAYS… First hand report on the growth of chinese traffic

PILARSKI SAYS… First hand report on the growth of chinese traffic Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas, shares some thoughts from his travels. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS Everybody in aviation is aware of the tremendous opportunities China brings to our industry. I want to provide a personal perspective on this subject. I […]

PILARSKI SAYS… The myth about mergers

PILARSKI SAYS… The myth about mergers Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas, continues his quest to discover why airlines merge. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS The recently proposed merger between American and US Airways would create the world’s largest airline. The incoming leader of the new entity, Doug Parker, announced unequivocally: “It will […]

PILARSKI SAYS… US Airways merger shows why size should not matter

PILARSKI SAYS… US Airways’ merger shows why size should not matter Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas, in his monthly column, provides some initial thoughts on the recent merger between US airlines As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS The recently proposed merger between American and US Airways would create the world’s largest airline. The […]

PILARSKI SAYS… The confusion over cargo

PILARSKI SAYS… The confusion over cargo Confused about the future of air cargo? Well it’s not as bad, and not as good, as some forecast. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS A weak cargo market is bad news for the whole industry, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas, in his monthly column. There […]

PILARSKI SAYS… Newcomers fail to dent duopoly

PILARSKI SAYS… Newcomers fail to dent duopoly New aircraft manufacturers are finding it difficult to move the top two from their leading positions, writes Adam Pilarski, Senior Vice President at Avitas. As featured in Airfinance Journal Column PILARSKI SAYS Some time ago the Japanese decided to manufacture cars. The initial products were cheap and of very low […]