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User currently offlineUSAirways737 From United States of America, joined Jan 2000, 1026 posts, RR: 1
Posted (16 years 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 3438 times:

Will they order any A330-200s to ritire their 767s or are they just gonna keep their 767s?

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User currently offlineD L X From United States of America, joined exactly 17 years ago today! , 12435 posts, RR: 51
Reply 1, posted (16 years 3 weeks 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 3351 times:

The 332 is still much much larger than the 767-200s that US currently flies. They will keep them for now. If Airbus goes ahead with the A330-100, then perhaps we will see the 762s retired in the future. That's probably 6-10 years out though.

If US gets 332 (and I feel that they will eventually) it would be used on flights requiring longer range than the 333. (PHL-Israel, PHL/PIT-Japan, etc.)

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User currently offlineFlying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4198 posts, RR: 33
Reply 2, posted (16 years 3 weeks 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 3312 times:

I´ve to agree with D L X. The A332 is much larger. Considering the A330 order which US placed they have 10 A333 on firm order and 20 options left. These are convertible into A330-200 and A340-300 orders. Taking a look into my magic crystal ball I guess they are convertible into A330-100 orders, too. As I think Airbus will go ahead with this program this year, most probably launch it in Farnborough this year, I think that US might be a launch customer although it isn´t really likely. I see them in about 10 year from now with a huge fleet of A330-100/-200/-300 and probably some A340s.

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