Expairtise Blog http://www.expairtise.com Blog news of expairtise.com. en-en TYPO3 4.4.4 http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss 2010 Expairtise Communications GmbH Heinrich Großbongardt h.grossbongardt@expairtise.com Expairtise Blog http://www.expairtise.com/typo3conf/ext/t3blog/icons/rss.png http://www.expairtise.com Blog news of expairtise.com. Have you already seen the Boeing 737 NEO? Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/have-you-already-seen-the-boeing-737-neo/time/2010/10/18.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/have-you-already-seen-the-boeing-737-neo/time/2010/10/18.html Opinions Mon, 18 Oct 2010 10:21:00 +0200 This hasn’t happened for a long time: The 737 is outselling the A320 this year by a wide margin. Right now the order race between the two airplane families stands at 432 vs. 185 net orders. Somethin Fly, Robin, Fly Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/fly-robin-fly/time/2010/10/13.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/fly-robin-fly/time/2010/10/13.html Opinions Wed, 13 Oct 2010 02:46:00 +0200 A reader of my recent blog „Who want to fly with the dinos?“ sent me an interesting document, the breakdown of the costs to own and operate a charter jet. Even though it is not labelled as confident Bio fuels are great – sustainability can be tricky Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/bio-fuels-are-great-sustainability-can-be-tricky/time/2010/10/11.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/bio-fuels-are-great-sustainability-can-be-tricky/time/2010/10/11.html Opinions Mon, 11 Oct 2010 23:17:00 +0200 When Swedish utility giant Vattenfall announced that the new heat and power station it was going to build in Berlin, would burn wood instead of coal everybody thought that this is an excellent idea. Who wants to fly with the dinos? Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/who-wants-to-fly-with-the-dinos/time/2010/10/03.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/who-wants-to-fly-with-the-dinos/time/2010/10/03.html Opinions Sun, 03 Oct 2010 04:28:00 +0200 Believe it or not – there are industries which haven’t arrived in the 21st century yet. Sure, they use computers, communicate per email and have a presence in the Internet. But when you compare thei The phantom seats Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/the-phantom-seats/time/2010/09/17.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/the-phantom-seats/time/2010/09/17.html Opinions Fri, 17 Sep 2010 11:17:00 +0200 There is it again – the stand-up-seat for the ultra high density cabin. This time you can see it at the Aircraft Interiors Expo in Long Beach, a design from the Italian company Aviointeriors. The “S Stop casting blame on each other, sit down and talk - finally Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/stop-casting-blame-on-each-other-sit-down-and-talk-finally/time/2010/09/17.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/stop-casting-blame-on-each-other-sit-down-and-talk-finally/time/2010/09/17.html Opinions Fri, 17 Sep 2010 05:04:00 +0200 When Airbus and Boeing gave their interpretation of the WTO ruling on European Airbus subsidies on June 30th, 2010 , it was hard to believe that they were talking about the same document. I bet you Don’t look behind the shiny storefront Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/dont-look-behind-the-shiny-storefront/time/2010/09/13.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/dont-look-behind-the-shiny-storefront/time/2010/09/13.html Opinions Mon, 13 Sep 2010 15:58:00 +0200 A couple of days ago Lufthansa CEO Wolgfang Mayrhuber used an interview in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung to complain about unfair competition from by Emirates +amp; friends. Whenever European air We're even handing them the saw... Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/were-even-handing-them-the-saw/time/2010/07/17.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/were-even-handing-them-the-saw/time/2010/07/17.html Opinions Sat, 17 Jul 2010 13:32:00 +0200 An article in today's Süddeutsche Zeitung examines how the Chinese are forcing foreign investors to transfer technology. The pattern is always the same. When the Chinese don't understand a particula Best regards from the Kaiser Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/best-regards-from-the-kaiser/time/2010/07/11.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/best-regards-from-the-kaiser/time/2010/07/11.html Opinions Sun, 11 Jul 2010 11:43:00 +0200 In 1902, when a cash-strapped Kaiser Wilhelm II needed money to finance the imperial navy and to build what we now known as the Kiel Canal, his officials came up with the idea of taxing Champagne an Strong beliefs Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/strong-beliefs/time/2010/07/09.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/strong-beliefs/time/2010/07/09.html Opinions Fri, 09 Jul 2010 16:41:00 +0200 We are attached to our prejudices, particularly those about Airbus. All of the news coverage of the Pentagon's tender for tanker jets followed a similar line: Airbus won the contract in the first ro Jilted Heinrich Großbongardt http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/jilted/time/2010/06/09.html http://expairtise.com/expairtise-blog/news/jilted/time/2010/06/09.html Opinions Wed, 09 Jun 2010 17:52:00 +0200 That hurt! To think that Emirates chose Berlin of all places to announce its decision to purchase another 36 Airbus A380 aircraft. Scarcely had Lufthansa flown the German footballers out to the Cape