Kappel From Suriname, joined Jul 2005, 3533 posts, RR: 18 Reply 3, posted (4 years 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 3245 times:
A very interesting tidbit in this article is that AFKL intends to place the 100 aircraft order by the end of this year, unless market conditions deteriorate further. Also interesting is that the article mentions that they will most likely order the 787 AND the a350.
Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 1): My guess is E170's as they fit 70 versus the fokkers 50 seats. This will enable them to replace he Fokker 50 1:1 versus 1;2 with the 190. Anyone else think the same???
No, the article says that the F70's will likely replace the F50 on current F50 routes, and the E190 replaces the F70 on current F70 routes.
Hardiwv From Brazil, joined Oct 2004, 8780 posts, RR: 52 Reply 7, posted (3 years 12 months 23 hours ago) and read 1748 times:
I also think the Embraers are the right aircraft for the current economic situation as many destinations have reduced demand meaning that the B737 sometimes represent too much capacity. 100-seat plannes are perfect for certain niche markets.
Kappel From Suriname, joined Jul 2005, 3533 posts, RR: 18 Reply 8, posted (3 years 12 months 23 hours ago) and read 1723 times:
Quoting Flanor (Reply 4): How about those last F100s that will remain after all of the Embrears and ex-Régional F70s have been delivered? Shouldn't they be ordering five or so more E190s? Can somebody give them a call?