On this episode of AvTalk, Air Greenland CEO Jacob Nitter joins Gabriel Leigh for a discussion on how the airline has managed through the pandemic and how they’re planning to emerge on the other side. We also discuss the recently released preliminary report on the crash of Sriwijaya Air flight 182 and the dramatic drop in air traffic in China to start the year.

Sriwijaya Air 182 preliminary report

Indonesian investigators have released their preliminary report on the crash of Sriwijaya Air flight 182. We cover the report’s findings and lay out which questions still need answers.

Air traffic in China drops to start the year

Air traffic in China is down significantly from mid-December through the beginning of February. We take a look at the numbers.

Air Greenland CEO Jacob Nitter

Air Greenland CEO Jacob Nitter sits down with our Gabriel Leigh to discuss how the airline has navigated the pandemic, their fleet renewal, and why the airline is optimistic about the future of aviation in Greenland.

Flight tests and long distance deliveries

We run down some surprising upcoming test flights and a few long-distance deliveries.

Sun Country going public

Sun Country Airlines is set to become a public company soon. We take a look at the unique situation of Sun Country and how they were able to grow their business in 2020.

Listener mailbag

We begin a new series we’re calling listener mailbag where we answer questions from listeners about aviation topics they have questions about. In our first rummage through the mailbag, Matthew Justice wants to know why some airlines paint an aircraft’s registration on the wing and some do not.

If you have a question you’d like us to answer, email us here.

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