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Kenya Airways Buys 3 More 787-8  
User currently offlineThorben From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 9 hours ago) and read 5792 times:

http://www.finanznachrichten.de/nach...ichten-2006-12/artikel-7470294.asp

brings them to a total of 9 787-8 on order. They seem to really grow a lot. I can't wait to start working on my Kenya Airways 772 model in 1/144 btw.

Seems to be a good Sunday for B, announcing five widebodies.

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User currently offlineAtmx2000 From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 4576 posts, RR: 37
Reply 1, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 5490 times:

Quoting Thorben (Thread starter):
brings them to a total of 9 787-8 on order. They seem to really grow a lot. I can't wait to start working on my Kenya Airways 772 model in 1/144 btw.

Seems to be a good Sunday for B, announcing five widebodies.

Who are you and what are you doing posting with Thorben's account?  Smile



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User currently offlineJacobin777 From United States of America, joined Sep 2004, 14968 posts, RR: 59
Reply 2, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 4 hours ago) and read 5461 times:

Quoting Atmx2000 (Reply 1):

Who are you and what are you doing posting with Thorben's account?  Smile

I was thinking the same thing  yes ...of course, some say the same thing of me when I praise Airbus products..but I guess it works both ways... Smile


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User currently offlineEBBR From United States of America, joined Dec 2006, 6 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 5358 times:

When are they planned for delivery? Will that help them to start the US East Coast operation? They have not ordered the additional B777, as originally planned....

User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2161 posts, RR: 1
Reply 4, posted (7 years 9 months 1 week ago) and read 5092 times:

I think a nonstop from NBO to the East Coast might be too far for the 787 because of the altitude at NBO - over 5000 ft.

User currently offline2wingtips From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 4907 times:

According to Reuters all 9 788 deliveries will be from 2010-2013.

User currently offlineRaggi From Norway, joined Oct 2000, 1001 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 4849 times:

Good news!

Have they decided on powerplants yet?

I put two cents on Rollers!


raggi



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User currently offlineMCOflyer From United States of America, joined Jun 2006, 8675 posts, RR: 15
Reply 7, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 20 hours ago) and read 4540 times:

Congrats to Kenya and Boeing on a successful order.

MCOflyer



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User currently offlineTinkerBelle From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4347 times:

Way to go KQ!  bouncy 

User currently offlineNYC777 From United States of America, joined Jun 2004, 5759 posts, RR: 47
Reply 9, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 19 hours ago) and read 4131 times:

Quoting Raggi (Reply 6):
Have they decided on powerplants yet?

I think they're still evaluating that.



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User currently offlinePM From Germany, joined Feb 2005, 6918 posts, RR: 63
Reply 10, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 18 hours ago) and read 4033 times:

Quoting Raggi (Reply 6):
I put two cents on Rollers!

A tough one to call, I'd say. It surprised (and delighted!) me when they chose RR for their 777s - not least because they're in bed with KLM who are a huge GE fan. But KQ have GE on their 767s so this one could still go either way.

I understand that the Trent 800 has an advantage over the PW4000 and GE90 (on the 777-200ER) in hot'n'high conditions. I wonder if the same will be true of the Trent 1000.

LIGHTSABER!!!


User currently offlineAF022 From France, joined Dec 2003, 2161 posts, RR: 1
Reply 11, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 3606 times:

Where is KQ thinking of expanding? More Asia or more Europe?

User currently offlineEddieDude From Mexico, joined Nov 2003, 7582 posts, RR: 42
Reply 12, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 15 hours ago) and read 3334 times:

When will KQ become an associate member of SkyTeam? I keep reading at SkyTeam.com that several carriers are in the process of becoming associate members but don't know when that will formally happen.

On a related subject, do you think that if KQ expands significantly, they will be upgraded to full SkyTeam member?



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User currently offlineOmoo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 13, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2794 times:

Quoting AF022 (Reply 11):
Where is KQ thinking of expanding? More Asia or more Europe?

Most likely increased frequency to Asia and western Europe


User currently offlineGkirk From UK - Scotland, joined Jun 2000, 24936 posts, RR: 56
Reply 14, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 2763 times:

Anything on the rumour that KQ may be planning a Nairobi-Manchester via Paris flight?


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User currently offline787KQ From United States of America, joined Mar 2006, 549 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (7 years 9 months 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 2411 times:

Quoting AF022 (Reply 11):
Where is KQ thinking of expanding? More Asia or more Europe?

More frequencies and a route to the US, when the airport upgrade provides security as required by US authorities.


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