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Future Of 763 And A330 Fleets?  
User currently offlineFCKC From France, joined Nov 2004, 2348 posts, RR: 4
Posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 7 hours ago) and read 2892 times:

With the acceleration of new very efficient plane sales (787 and A350), a massive number of 763s and A330s will arrive in the second hand market around 2010.
Now we can consider , all major airlines (and even smaller ones) have or will order (ed) these kind of plane , and in a not so distant future big majors in the USA when exit out of C11 will also order them.The forecast for this plane segment is about 3000 units ,meaning that hundreds of 763s and A330s will arrive on the second hand market.
Probably not so many will be (F) converted.
Question : Apart the desert , where will they go ?

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User currently offlineAKelley728 From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 2190 posts, RR: 5
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2815 times:

Quoting FCKC (Thread starter):
Probably not so many will be (F) converted.

Why not? That is what happened to a good number of commercial aircraft in the past, why would this time be any different? The freighter aircraft flying now that had their roots back in the 60s-70s (707s, DC-8s, DC-10s, 747 classics, A300Fs) won't fly forever (okay, some would argue that the Douglas aircraft can). When these aircraft finally retire, then there will be a huge need not only for new built cargo aircraft, but conversions of older aircraft as well. 763s and A330s will be among these, I guarantee it.


User currently offlinePlanemanofnz From New Zealand, joined Sep 2005, 1675 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 23 hours ago) and read 2734 times:
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Quoting FCKC (Thread starter):
where will they go ?

I think a few of them might go to future long-haul start up airlines. Maybe a bit like Thai sky airlines and Air Scotland?


User currently offlineQutaiba From Kuwait, joined Dec 2005, 47 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 2718 times:

How Many from each is in service now anyway, i.e. 767-3 & A330-2 & -3, which is the more geographically spread model.

we've seen the A300's (even some older B4's) go to startups, yet surprisingly not many underwent cargo conversion. The A310 on the other hand fared better in the cargo role especially with courrier airlines.

but, I am just guessing, the 767-3 may not be an overall cargo conversion success (narrow cross section, dual lobe, LD2 containers), but the operating economics may be suitable for North & South American startups.



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