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Airlines Operating Both The A320 And B737NG?  
User currently offlineVirginblue4 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2008, 912 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 16 hours ago) and read 8203 times:

Hi A.Netters,

I have just been thinking about airlines who operate the A320 series (318, 319, 320, 321) and the NG 737 Series (736, 737, 738, 739). I dont mean as Qantas and Jetstar i mean under one brand! I feel completely stupid because i can only think of a few when there are loads out there  Confused Orders can count aswell!

Just add to the list!

Delta (319, 320 & 737, 738)
Easyjet (319,320,321 & 737)
Lauda Air (320 & 737, 738)
Air China (319,320,321 & 736, 737, 738)
China Eastern Airlines (319,320,321 & 737, 738)
China Southern Airlines (319,320,321 & 737, 738)
Shanghai Airlines (321 & 738)
Shenzhen Airlines (319, 320 & 737, 738, 739)
EgyptAir (320,321 & 738)
Air Berlin (319, 320, 321 & 737, 738)
Hamburg International (319 & 737)
Hong Kong Airlines (320 & 738)
All Nippon Airways (320,737)
SAS (319,321 & 736, 737, 738)
SAA (319 & 738)
Turkish Airlines (319,320,321 & 738)
Thomson Airways (320, 321 & 738)

Jordan


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User currently offlineOta1 From Germany, joined Apr 2008, 399 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 8125 times:
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Austrian Airlines (319, 320, 321, 736, 73G) .... AFAIK Lauda Air is back to 738 only
Cyprus Turkish Airlines (320, 321, 738)
Hainan Airlines (319, 320, 73G, 738)
Royal Air Maroc (321, 738, 73G)
Sonair (319, 73G)
TAROM (318, 73G, 738)
Tunisair (319, 320, 736)
XL Airways Germany (320, 738)

[Edited 2009-03-28 03:15:08]

User currently offlineSXDFC From United States of America, joined Dec 2007, 2386 posts, RR: 22
Reply 2, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 7803 times:

I am curious to know if these airlines find operating both the A320/737 series profitable? Wouldn't it cost a lot more money to operate the 737/A320S a/c?


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User currently offlineAviationbuff From India, joined Mar 2008, 1425 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 7766 times:

Air India (319,320,321, 732,738)

User currently offlineVirginblue4 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2008, 912 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 7649 times:



Quoting Aviationbuff (Reply 3):
Air India (319,320,321, 732,738)

Arent the 738's operated by Air India Express? I know its part of Air India but im just wondering?

Jordan



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User currently offlineW3ndytj4n From Indonesia, joined Feb 2006, 259 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7632 times:

Yeah, Air India Express operates 738.

Wendy



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User currently offlineAirGabon From Switzerland, joined Dec 2003, 886 posts, RR: 2
Reply 6, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7572 times:

S7 in Russia: they have B738W and A319 / A320

User currently offlineAviationbuff From India, joined Mar 2008, 1425 posts, RR: 3
Reply 7, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 7496 times:



Quoting Virginblue4 (Reply 4):
Arent the 738's operated by Air India Express? I know its part of Air India but im just wondering?



Quoting W3ndytj4n (Reply 5):
Yeah, Air India Express operates 738.

True, AIX operates 21 738's. However, AIX is a subsidiary of AI.


User currently offlineDL767captain From United States of America, joined Mar 2007, 2539 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 7365 times:



Quoting SXDFC (Reply 2):
am curious to know if these airlines find operating both the A320/737 series profitable? Wouldn't it cost a lot more money to operate the 737/A320S a/c?

Well in cases like Delta it's profitable mostly because they inherited the A320 series. They probably wouldn't say "We'll take the whole fleet.... but not the A320s".

But there are advantages to both families, so having a 737 on a specific route might be a little more profitable than having an A320 and vice versa. Maintenance may cost a little more having to deal with two families but if both fleets are large enough then it may not be such a problem.


User currently offlineRussianJet From Belgium, joined Jul 2007, 7713 posts, RR: 21
Reply 9, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 7279 times:



Quoting Virginblue4 (Thread starter):
737, 738

73G, 738.



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User currently offlinePar13del From Bahamas, joined Dec 2005, 7380 posts, RR: 8
Reply 10, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 7279 times:

I thought BA still had a couple 737's

User currently offlineAirbusA6 From United Kingdom, joined Apr 2005, 2013 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 7246 times:



Quoting Par13del (Reply 10):
I thought BA still had a couple 737's

BA's 737s are all classics



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User currently offlineRJ111 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 7052 times:



Quoting SXDFC (Reply 2):
I am curious to know if these airlines find operating both the A320/737 series profitable? Wouldn't it cost a lot more money to operate the 737/A320S a/c?

Most of the mixed fleets have come round through circumstance. Something like a merger, or a really outstanding deal, on an airline in a transitional state.

In a small fleet i should imagine it cuts potential profits slightly, but in a big fleet it make little difference.


User currently offlineCaaardiff From United Kingdom, joined Jul 2006, 191 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 6749 times:

Easyjet are phasing out the 737-700's for A319's and A320's.
TOM inherited their A320/321's from the First Choice merger. These will eventually be phased out when more 737-800's are delivered.
Out of curiousity. Jethro's states 3 737-800's are due to TOM this summer. How many more are on order?
I remember seeing a TOM/TUI which talked about new aircraft including 737 and 787. Does anyone have the link?
A few 737-300's have already left the fleet and more Airbus a/c are supposed to be leaving. On top of this a few 757's have gone to TUI Nordic.


User currently offlinePackcheer From United States of America, joined Nov 2008, 333 posts, RR: 0
Reply 14, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 6720 times:

If we were to remove the NG 737 requirement and ask who opperates currently 737 and 320 series. How many airlines would that add?

obviously the 733/4/5 are still profitable or airlines wouldn't still fly them.

In the US I know it adds US and UA....



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User currently offlineZKEOJ From New Zealand, joined Feb 2005, 1033 posts, RR: 6
Reply 15, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6121 times:

AB operates A320 and B737NG

Quoting Packcheer (Reply 14):
If we were to remove the NG 737 requirement and ask who opperates currently 737 and 320 series.

LH, NZ, UA, BA, US come to mind... Smile

Cheers
micha


User currently offlineVirginblue4 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2008, 912 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6016 times:



Quoting ZKEOJ (Reply 15):
AB operates A320 and B737NG

AB are already in my original post! Thanks though!

Jordan



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User currently offlineSkyman From Germany, joined May 2006, 494 posts, RR: 0
Reply 17, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day 1 hour ago) and read 6006 times:

As far as I know Hamburg International doesn´t have B737´s anymore only Airbus now.

User currently offlineNWADC9 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 4898 posts, RR: 10
Reply 18, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 1 day ago) and read 5616 times:



Quoting Packcheer (Reply 14):
If we were to remove the NG 737 requirement and ask who opperates currently 737 and 320 series. How many airlines would that add?

Asiana's in - A320/21 and 737-400



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User currently offlineDUALRATED From United States of America, joined May 2008, 1001 posts, RR: 0
Reply 19, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 23 hours ago) and read 5385 times:

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User currently offlineAfterburner From Indonesia, joined Jun 2005, 1213 posts, RR: 1
Reply 20, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 4979 times:



Quoting Packcheer (Reply 14):
If we were to remove the NG 737 requirement and ask who opperates currently 737 and 320 series. How many airlines would that add?

In Indonesia, Indonesia Air Asia (733, 320) and Batavia Air (732, 733, 734, 319, 320)


User currently offline737-990 From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 367 posts, RR: 1
Reply 21, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 4794 times:



Quoting RJ111 (Reply 12):
Most of the mixed fleets have come round through circumstance. Something like a merger, or a really outstanding deal, on an airline in a transitional state.

I think you've hit the key point here that explains most of the mixed fleets out there. I think most airlines will go for one or the other on their narrowbody fleet for obvious reasons, the exceptions seems to be some of the Chinese airlines. One other notable exception of an airline that has pending major orders with both manufactures is Air Berlin, they seem to be perfectly happy ordering new 738s and A320s.



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User currently offlinePylon101 From Russia, joined Feb 2008, 1603 posts, RR: 0
Reply 22, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 19 hours ago) and read 4472 times:

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User currently offlineVirginblue4 From United Kingdom, joined Jun 2008, 912 posts, RR: 0
Reply 23, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 3866 times:



Quoting Packcheer (Reply 14):
If we were to remove the NG 737 requirement and ask who opperates currently 737 and 320 series. How many airlines would that add?

Well this would add quite a lot!  Smile

Heres a few:

British Airways (733,734,735 & 318,319,320,321)
Brussels Airlines (733,734 & 319)
Hemus Air (733,319,320)
Czech Airlines (734,735 & 319,320,321)



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User currently offlineEXAAUADL From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 24, posted (5 years 6 months 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3780 times:

Interesting that so many of the airlines that operate both are in China

25 757GB : Another airline that will have a mixed fleet IF they do what they'r announcing will be Aerolineas Argentinas. They had already ordered 737NG from Boei
26 Nzrich : Also add Air NZ A320 and 733
27 W3ndytj4n : Hainan Airlines - 733, 734, 738 and 319 Lufthansa - 733, 735, 319, 320 and 321 Shenzhen Airlines - 733, 737, 738, 739, 319 and 320 Thai Air Asia - 73
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