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Whats Gone On In The Industry These Few Months?  
User currently offlineEricmetallica From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1233 times:

Ive been away from airliners forr about 4 months after beeing told i would never be able to fly. But im back and i have no idea whats been going on. COuld someone fill me in. Thanks

Eric

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User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6305 posts, RR: 33
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1160 times:

Why can you never fly? If it's too personal, you do not need to answer.


Damn, this website is getting worse daily.
User currently offlineTupolev154B2 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1332 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1159 times:

TWA and AA officially merge

UAL-US merger called off

First stretched A340 takes flight

CEO of SWA resigns

CEO of NWA goes to Burger King

Midwest Express selects 717

Roots Air comes and goes

Canada 3000 and Royal merge

AZ in SkyTeam

Problems with Sabena


User currently offlineDCA-ROCguy From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 4507 posts, RR: 34
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1159 times:

Great summary Tupolev 154B2! Here's some more:

The Big Six USA carriers lose lots of money in first and second quarters. This is due to business travelers flying much less due to weak economy. Meanwhile, Southwest, JetBlue, and AirTran continue to make buckets of money. They do not need to charge business travelers $500-$2000 on domestic routes to feed bloated cost structures, so they aren't affected by economic downturn.

Airbus officially launches the A380, a 550-seat double decker, and gets about 100 orders. Boeing cancels the 747-500 and -600 after getting no orders.

Boeing announces a radical new design called the Sonic Cruiser, a delta-winged a/c about the size of a 767. It is supposed to go Mach .98 instead of the regular airliner cruising speed of Mach .80--.85. This is expected to shave an hour off transatlantic flights and three off transpacific. But it could burn much more fuel per passenger, which would ruin its economics.

JetBlue announces a hub at Long Beach, CA, and announces service to New Orleans, Washington Dulles, and beefs up service to Fort Lauderdale.

Jim



Need a new airline paint scheme? Better call Saul! (Bass that is)
User currently offlineTupolev154B2 From United States of America, joined Jun 2000, 1332 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1149 times:

The A380 was launched more than 4 months ago...(in December)

Icahn thinks about taking over National

National in Chap 11

Alaska receives first 737-900

Some airline (I believe Air NZ or Thai) officially joins Star Alliance

Vladisvostokavia TU-154 crashes, making it one of the worst air disasters in Russian aviation history

Concorde performs new test flights and will resume service in late summer for BA and autumn for AF.

AA eliminates 1 Fokker from fleet after May (23?) landing accident at DFW involving the collapse of right landing gear.

Comair pilots strike for 72 days or whatever and this month went back to work


User currently offlineEricmetallica From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 3 months 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1130 times:

Thanks guys.

Im glad and sad that the US-UAL merger went under,i think it would of been horable for UAL to be that big but no whats going to happen to US, i hear now there in trouble. Id hate to see US go under. We still need them here in the east.

Thats great the 717 got more orders,i think its a great bird and i think in the end boeing will make a ton of money with it.

That doesnt surprise me that the new 747s were canceled. I dont think there wing idea will ever fly but hey thats just my opinion.

I couldnt fly because of and eye injury,and my nervous system was basicly overlaoding and shutting down on me but im getting alot better now and now i might have a chance again

Eric



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