How to Start an Airline

24. feb.. 2021
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Writing by Sam Denby
Research by Sam Denby and Tristan Purdy
Editing by Alexander Williard
Animation by Josh Sherrington
Sound by Graham Haerther
Thumbnail by Simon Buckmaster
Select footage courtesy the AP Archive
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  • Sounds like you are speaking from experience

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  • Wendover should do a collab with the guy from Half as Interesting

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  • Can you do a video on the aircraft refueling industry

    Noah AustinNoah Austin7 dager siden
  • flag carriers are good

    Brick LifeBrick Life8 dager siden
  • Greater Bay Airlines (headed by Cathay Pacific's former CEO) is probably trying to do a Virgin Australia now by applying to take over the 100+ routes of the now defunct Cathay Dragon (formerly DragonAir)

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  • What a great time to start a airline!

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  • The prices of jet fuel has hurt the industry

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  • Jet blues MINT SERVICE is an example of trying something new😇😇

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  • I think the biggest problem to airlines is state owned airlines who don't need and often don't make profits and reglementation designed around such a state company that doesn't need to make profit

    VictorVictor9 dager siden
  • Just going to point out that immediately pre-pandemic Air India was flying Amritsar London Stansted

    InfidellicInfidellic9 dager siden
  • In 2005 Indigo airlines was born and in 2006 commenced its operation. Biggest airline of India with a fleet size of close to 300. So your research around no airline came in existence in last decade was little off. Thanks

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  • How tf do you misspell Tulsa...

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  • Watch Mr Beast be like watch this

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  • Have lots of money and be ready to lose it all. That’s it

    IzichiIzichi13 dager siden
  • That's exactly what I would do: Find the routes that don't currently have nonstop service from major airlines, and provide them as cheaply as possible with profit margin

    Justin GoldenJustin Golden13 dager siden
  • "Tusla"

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  • shirtification

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  • 2:26 _bum dum tis_

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  • Imagine if someone searched this up and really wants to start a airline

    Gamemotronix GGamemotronix G15 dager siden
  • Thx I learned about airlines and I’m planning on opening one

    Just A Plane RideJust A Plane Ride16 dager siden
  • Great video. Really learnt how to start an airline with my toy planes

    Tahmeed RahmanTahmeed Rahman16 dager siden
  • Title: how to start an airline? Wendover: YOU CAN'T

    Shy DespiShy Despi18 dager siden
  • VIDEO IDEA... make a similar on shipping

    Aniket KAniket K22 dager siden
  • At 0:15 lines are moving but not cars

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  • Sounds like we need to deregulate the airline industry in the US more.

    ErgzayErgzay25 dager siden
  • Well you can bet your bottom dollar that no airline has experienced this situation before because we didn’t have aeroplanes during the last global pandemic lol

    MarcusMarcus25 dager siden
  • I wanna see the universe in which Sam from Wendover started his own small airline.

    Solino_OrukiSolino_Oruki27 dager siden
  • People in Sialkot, Pakistan just followed your steps and they launched their own airline; Air Sial.

    Ibrahim AliIbrahim Ali27 dager siden
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  • Always wanted to know how to do this. What a weird thing to know. Please make a video on how to start a hedge fund.

    Sunny borahSunny borahMåned siden
  • Should do a video on the rise of the middle east as a Transport Hub Between Europe, Africa, Asia and Oceania

    JOGamingJOGamingMåned siden
  • 7:56 Aislinn is pronounced ASH-lin. please look up irish pronounciations for irish names

    Gabbi SmithGabbi SmithMåned siden
  • Jetblue did a pretty good job starting from scratch and competing straight away with a better product and better price, unlike some other carriers which start with a compromised product and a price to match the lower quality.

    PrezidentHughesPrezidentHughesMåned siden
  • NOworld: recommends me a “how to start an airline” Me: well well well, let’s find out

    PrimeMatix13PrimeMatix13Måned siden
  • louisville to LA actually existed for a bit before the pandemic, infact my mom took a plane on that route

    SoliformSoliformMåned siden
  • start up costs and safety regulations make new airline start-ups impossible, particularly long-haul

    Jake HowieJake HowieMåned siden
  • The skills learned here will be good for airline manager 😂

    Mudhaffar AdhwaMudhaffar AdhwaMåned siden
  • So, when is Wendover Airlines launching.

    Brandon HarryBrandon HarryMåned siden
  • Woah I’ve heard real engineering say that so many times that when you said it in a different voice then Brian it literally made my brain stutter.

    Luke Von KaenelLuke Von KaenelMåned siden
  • I thought i was listening to Half As Interesting

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  • Can't wait for Wendover Airways

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  • If you are starting a new Airline you want a name for yourself, not any investor would do this. Perfect example is Kingfisher Airlines. What I am waiting for is an Airline with a fleet of Supersonic Aircraft's like the Concorde. No matter what Airline it is now everyone is using the tube and wing design. Time to push the envelope out instead of seeing who can fly the longest route. It was getting ridiculous with 17 hour non stop flights etc. Now a worthy start up would be to Start a Cargo Carrier, Amazon has been buying up old AA 767's and adding to their fleet. During the pandemic their fleet size increased by almost 50% !!. Another major beauty of a Part 121 carrier is that most of their out of scope/manual repairs and things can be accomplished by their own Engineering group instead of going back to the OE for everything.

  • Well ... I am happy playing my Aerofly fs flight simulator. Also the nearest airport from my house can accommodate only small turboprops. I would like to operate A220 and A321neo instead 🤣🤣.

    Nakul DalakotiNakul DalakotiMåned siden
  • i just realised that this is the same guy behind hai

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  • *Ansett was the only major full service carrier, other than Qantas the market leader. Virgin Australia collapsed because they had a ex-Qantas CEO who want to go head to head, rather then a more budget slim downed option. Also leasing all your plant and equipment is always a great idea....

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  • 5:54 "Tusla"

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  • So you are the wendover guy i have been hearing so much about! Your rival at HAI sends you an insult

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  • Step 1. Buy air

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  • Does a used airplane's price increase?

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  • Avelo based out of Houston and Burbank looks to get going this year too

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  • West jet got purchased from Air Canada a couple weeks ago

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  • Airplanes: *Exist* Sam: I can milk you

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  • Can you make a detailed video on how to take your small local business to a international one (I mean how to ship my products internationally without going bankrupt)

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  • Is Wendover the same guy from Half As Intresting?

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  • u sound liek the guy from half as interesting

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  • Love how the tesla won at the beginning of the video

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  • Wendover: "Makes another video about Airplanes" Me: "How 'bout another video about Bricks?"

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  • 12:59 that person on the image is the defence minister of india not the aviation minister.

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  • 10 years later: How a Pandemic Caused Wendover Air to Monopolize the Airline Industry

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  • Next up :- How to crash towers with airplanes...

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  • The next video is going to be "How a youtube channel started an Airline"

    The OpticThe OpticMåned siden
    • The short answer is: already be a billionaire. Have some fun with your spare billions.

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  • Here's the easy way: lead a revolution, overthrow the state, seize and nationalize all airlines. Now you have an airline, and without corporate greed running the show, those plane tickets will be cheap, so you can dominate the international market as well.

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    • Republican be like: but thats SocIAlisM

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    • I don't know Rick, state owned airlines tend to be black holes of debt and in many cases, very inefficient

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  • It’s a bad idea. I know.

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  • instructions unclear, ended up with a railroad

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  • in summary: * You can't

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  • Hey, I'm not sure if it's in your best interest, but I would love to see a "Making of a Wendover video" where you show how you get the idea, make the research and put it in the most presentable way. Regardless, thank you for making such informative videos!!

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  • Bro!! You got me a great idea!

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  • i must say in this video he's talking lot of rubbish (as usual) thinking that airlines cannot be funded: there are so many developing countries and setting up an airline there can be easier. moreover, there are not so man startups in the cargo aviation which, in my opinion, can be profitable too. he just wants to make it sound like starting an airline is impossible and in the end he launches his sponsor that has no connection with the whole video.

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    • @sehhi vooty eh? your comment is not related

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    • ensures or protects. We are in the age of information and these things should be shared freely

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  • Can you please do a how to start a railway company

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  • are you some kind of plane f?

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  • 13:36 " of their planned flagship aircraft, the A220-300 " shows a video of an A321

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  • The short answer is: already be a billionaire. Have some fun with your spare billions.

    Rob BrandhoffRob BrandhoffMåned siden
  • Do check if u can make video on how to start a mobile telecom company

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  • Here in Norway we are getting a new airline with the name "Flyr" in 2021. Very excited and hope they will do well, so that Wizz air can get themself out of Norway!

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  • Bendover Airlines

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    • Took you long enough

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  • Airplane school: Rejects Wendover Wendover: Starts airline instead of starting WW3

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  • Great, now all I need is a billion dollars

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  • wait why does this guy sound like the guy from HAI

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    • @Ashwin Kumar No problem!

      Infinite HorizonsInfinite HorizonsMåned siden
    • @Infinite Horizons Thanks!

      Ashwin KumarAshwin KumarMåned siden
    • @Ashwin Kumar Oh. Welcome to the club then LOL

      Infinite HorizonsInfinite HorizonsMåned siden
    • @Infinite Horizons no well technically i never watched wendover until i did today and he felt oddly familiar. Then I thought he might be the HAI guy

      Ashwin KumarAshwin KumarMåned siden
    • @Ashwin Kumar I thought everyone thought HAI and Wendover were the same person LOL but I guess not

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  • theorically possible video by Sam: "How to Fund Airline Company Startup Using Gamestop Stocks"

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  • tusla

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  • Is this the same guy as hai

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    • Yes

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    • Step 1: Get a massive pile of cash. Step 2: Burn it.

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  • This video thumb catched my attention 😎. I also have been working on kinda similar videos and probably you should visit. I'm sure you'll find find a lot of cool info on this topic on my channel too.

  • wow he sounds an awful lot like the guy at HAI

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  • How to Start an Airline ... Just ask Donald 'Duckie' Trump He knows all about it.

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  • I just hope we would live in a world where all necessary information is democratized such as these manuals that these consultants are making a fortune of. I work in an advisory form and i notice for a legal firm for corporate law its mostly really the thousands of templates they have for a contract or agreement. I just hope someone would make an app where you just input all your basic details in a contract and thenselect a type of contract and it will recommend all provisions with explanation on what does that provision ensures or protects. We are in the age of information and these things should be shared freely

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  • I have a theory: he’s the same person as half as interesting...

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    • @Infinite Horizons nahhh

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    • It is

      Infinite HorizonsInfinite HorizonsMåned siden
    • naw man theres no way thats true, they sound nowhere near the same

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  • Me: I should really get some work done Wendover Productions: How to Start an Airline Me, who will never be wealthy enough to start a business that massive: Well, well, well, what do we have here

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  • Took you long enough

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  • Can you make a video about the wineries? The differences between wine regions like France, California, and the contrast between smaller regions like Canada, Germany, Hungary...

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  • What about building a company that competes with likes of Boeing and make aircraft?

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  • Can you please do the same video but on TV cable channels

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  • flights specifically so they can avoid long layovers and tight connections in O'Hare and Atlanta.

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  • Ansett wasn’t Australia’s only full service, we had Qantas too

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