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Vueling To Buy 5 A320's From JetBlue?  
User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 6627 times:

I heard that B6 has reeched an aggrement with Vueling for the sale of 5 A320 aircraft. Can anyone confirm this?

[Edited 2006-09-24 00:29:22]


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User currently offlineJRadier From Netherlands, joined Sep 2004, 4670 posts, RR: 50
Reply 1, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 6552 times:

2nd hand or straight from Toulouse?


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User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 6538 times:

Quoting JRadier (Reply 1):
2nd hand or straight from Toulouse?

Second hand...tail N507JB for sure, it has already been striped of paint and all decals.



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User currently offlineJetBluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2971 posts, RR: 14
Reply 3, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 6530 times:

We should be getting final word pretty soon. JetBlue has stated that they cannot give public information until all deals are made final and property rights are forfeited. Makes sense.

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User currently offlineAzul320 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 281 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 6503 times:

Vueling? I though an agreement was reached with some airline called Blue Wings?


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User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 6493 times:

Quoting JetBluefan1 (Reply 3):
We should be getting final word pretty soon. JetBlue has stated that they cannot give public information until all deals are made final and property rights are forfeited. Makes sense.

Does make sense, I know David had mentioned 3 to 5 A320's, he did say that 3 would leave the fleet in September and 2 could depart in October. is it safe to say that they have found a buyer for the remaining 2?



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User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 6493 times:

Quoting Azul320 (Reply 4):
Vueling? I though an agreement was reached with some airline called Blue Wings?

I heard Vueling, maybe Vueling and Blue Wings.



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User currently offlinePHKLM From Northern Mariana Islands, joined Dec 2005, 1198 posts, RR: 2
Reply 7, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 6464 times:

Will Vueling offer inflight TV / PTV on those A320's?
I know both companies are run with the same business philosophy (or at least JetBlue managers are involved in Vueling).


User currently offlineAlitaliaMD11 From Spain, joined Dec 2003, 4068 posts, RR: 13
Reply 8, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 6435 times:

Quoting PHKLM (Reply 7):
Will Vueling offer inflight TV / PTV on those A320's?

I was just thinking the same thing. Considering the IFE jet Blue uses is related to United States satellite I doubt it would be available in Spain or Europe. Maybe they can make a deal with Canal Plus or something.



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User currently offlineEmSeeEye From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 508 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 6425 times:

What about engine types? I thought Vueling used the CFM's?

User currently offlineJetBluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2971 posts, RR: 14
Reply 10, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 13 hours ago) and read 6290 times:

Quoting AlitaliaMD11 (Reply 8):
I was just thinking the same thing. Considering the IFE jet Blue uses is related to United States satellite I doubt it would be available in Spain or Europe. Maybe they can make a deal with Canal Plus or something.

The actual programming is U.S-based. But the IFE itself - as in the unit - can be used anywhere. Don't forget that WestJet, Virgin Blue and now some Italian airline all have LiveTV service.

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User currently offlineB6flyboy From United States of America, joined Nov 2005, 50 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 6220 times:
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Quoting Wsan581 (Reply 2):



Quoting Wsan581 (Reply 2):
Second hand...tail N507JB for sure, it has already been striped of paint and all decals.

Do you know where this aircraft is...I would be interesting to see stroipped down.



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User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 12, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 6211 times:

Quoting B6flyboy (Reply 11):
Do you know where this aircraft is...I would be interesting to see stroipped down.

B6 hanger 81 at JFK. It's a sad site  Sad



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User currently offlineHumberside From United Kingdom, joined Dec 2005, 4917 posts, RR: 4
Reply 13, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 6080 times:

Dont Jet Blue management have a shareholding in Vueling?


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User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5932 times:

Quoting Humberside (Reply 13):
Dont Jet Blue management have a shareholding in Vueling?

 checkmark  Some of the top managers, including David and Dave.



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User currently offlineAtnight From United States of America, joined Dec 2005, 606 posts, RR: 1
Reply 15, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 2 hours ago) and read 5900 times:

Why is jetBlue selling some of their A320s? they have too many of them now that they brought the E190? Is the company not going too well nowdays that they rather sell their airbuses for some cash? Could anyone give me some info? Thanks...


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User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (7 years 10 months 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 5815 times:

Quoting Atnight (Reply 15):
Why is jetBlue selling some of their A320s? they have too many of them now that they brought the E190? Is the company not going too well nowdays that they rather sell their airbuses for some cash? Could anyone give me some info? Thanks...

They have staggered there delivery of all A/C 320's and 190's, in an effort to return to profitability. They will still take delivery of 12 320's (I could be wrong) next year. The sale of these 5 320's helps with maintenance cost, and capcity.

[Edited 2006-09-24 18:11:18]


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User currently offlineJetBlueAUS From United States of America, joined Apr 2006, 1145 posts, RR: 8
Reply 17, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 23 hours ago) and read 5440 times:

Hmm, does this mean Vueling and Blue Wings might possibly become customers of LiveTV?


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User currently offlineFA4B6 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 5045 times:

Quoting Wsan581 (Reply 12):
B6 hanger 81 at JFK. It's a sad site

Voila. Here she is ...

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User currently offlineJetBluefan1 From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 2971 posts, RR: 14
Reply 19, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4635 times:

What was her "Blue" name?

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User currently offlineAndrewUber From United States of America, joined Jul 2003, 2528 posts, RR: 41
Reply 20, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 19 hours ago) and read 4622 times:

Quoting JetBluefan1 (Reply 19):
What was her "Blue" name?

Pretty easily found using a.net:


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"Blue Crew"

Looks like Ship 507 was one of B6's first aircraft.

[Edited 2006-09-24 23:59:03]


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User currently offlineUpstateDave From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 210 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 4427 times:

This move by B6 makes so much sense. Part of B6's allure is that they fly "brand new" planes. The a/c mentioned has been in the fleet for over 6 years. While it still may be considered new to some airlines, passengers may see worn out overhead bins and dirty walls as sign of age and feel duped that they are not on a new plane.

Also with B6 getting rid of these a/c while getting new a/c they are able to get rid of a/c that are no longer under warranty and now cost maintenance dollars.

Seems like a smart move to me.
Dave

P.S. wonder if they will recycle the name?

[Edited 2006-09-25 01:27:11]


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User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 4409 times:

Quoting UpstateDave (Reply 21):
This move by B6 makes so much sense. Part of B6's allure is that they fly "brand new" planes. The a/c mentioned has been in the fleet for over 6 years. While it still may be considered new to some airlines, passengers may see worn out overhead bins and dirty walls as sign of age and feel duped that they are not on a new plane.

Also with B6 getting rid of these a/c while getting new a/c they are able to get rid of a/c that are no longer under warranty and now cost maintenance dollars.

 checkmark  Does anyone that works for jetBlue know what the other tail #'s are? Either way with the sale of these A/C jetBlue will add millions of dollars to there balance sheet, not to mention the cost they save on maintance!!



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User currently offlineSKYYBLUE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4285 times:

Quoting Wsan581 (Reply 16):
They have staggered there delivery of all A/C 320's and 190's

Only the A320s. The E190s are on the same delivery schedule.


User currently offlineWsan581 From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 178 posts, RR: 0
Reply 24, posted (7 years 10 months 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 4265 times:

Quoting SKYYBLUE (Reply 23):
Only the A320s. The E190s are on the same delivery schedule.

Thanks, I thought it was for both fleet types.



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