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Syrian Arab 747SP Repalcement  
User currently offlinePeq From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 991 times:

just curious what will replace the ageing 747SPs of Syrian Arab, as they inroduce new a320s into their fleet.
what do u think?


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User currently offlinePlanenutz From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 979 times:

Personally, I hope Syrian Arab Airlines doesn;t replace those SP's anytime soon. They are a classic airliner, in good condition, and utilized quite heavily. Hopefully, they'll stay in service for a awhile.

User currently offlinePhilB From Ireland, joined May 1999, 2915 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (14 years 2 months 3 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 972 times:

Thrre problems here:

1. The SPs are high on rotations, low on hours - therefore not easily resaleable.

2. Where is the hard currency coming from?

3. How much will the US government interfere ? (and that will depend on how Syria plays its cards in the Middle East).

Solve those and my guess would be 767-300.

This may be an answer if a "friendly state" upgrading its own national fleet were to do a deal.


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