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Allegiant Cancels A319 Cebu Deal  
User currently offlinestlgph From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 9521 posts, RR: 26
Posted (2 years 18 hours ago) and read 13121 times:

From my NASDAQ wire -

This morning Allegiant announced they are canceling the deal after Cebu fails to "satisfy certain conditions." They were to receive ten A319's. Allegiant instead will be taking delivery of A320's ... seven of the 9 planes will be delivered in 2013 and brought into the fleet at a "faster rate" to offset the capacity loss of the 319's.


edit -

The presser is now hitting the web

http://www.thestreet.com/story/11801...cebu-pacific-a319-transaction.html

http://www.globenewswire.com/news-re...Cebu-Pacific-A319-Transaction.html

[Edited 2012-12-28 06:06:45]


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User currently offlinePolot From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 2376 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (2 years 18 hours ago) and read 13073 times:

Just to be clear, since you didn't state it and not everyone reads the article, Allegiant is still receiving 9 A319s from GECAS.

User currently offlinesunking737 From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 2058 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (2 years 17 hours ago) and read 12689 times:

Quoting stlgph (Thread starter):
From my NASDAQ wire -

This morning Allegiant announced they are canceling the deal after Cebu fails to "satisfy certain conditions." They were to receive ten A319's. Allegiant instead will be taking delivery of A320's ... seven of the 9 planes will be delivered in 2013 and brought into the fleet at a "faster rate" to offset the capacity loss of the 319's.
Quoting Polot (Reply 1):
Just to be clear, since you didn't state it and not everyone reads the article, Allegiant is still receiving 9 A319s from GECAS.

Smart move, why pay more then they need to, when I'm sure they are being contacted by others willing to off load airframes at a good price.



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User currently offlineKarlB737 From United States of America, joined Mar 2004, 3145 posts, RR: 10
Reply 3, posted (2 years 17 hours ago) and read 12640 times:

Press Release: Allegiant Travel Company

Allegiant Travel Company Announces The Cessation Of The Cebu Pacific A319 Transaction

"We continue to have fleet flexibility in 2013 even without the Cebu A319s. Seven of the nine A320 aircraft, which we announced the intention to acquire on December 19, 2012, are expected to be delivered in 2013 and we now plan to introduce these aircraft into service at a faster pace so as to offset the capacity that had been planned with the Cebu A319s," concluded Levy."

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/allegi...announces-cessation-140202274.html


User currently offlinedebonair From Germany, joined Jan 2004, 2475 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (2 years 14 hours ago) and read 11735 times:

Quoting stlgph (Thread starter):
This morning Allegiant announced they are canceling the deal after Cebu fails to "satisfy certain conditions."

So, what are these "certain conditions"? Missing maintenance records, delivery dates?


User currently offlinePolot From United States of America, joined Jul 2011, 2376 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (2 years 13 hours ago) and read 11680 times:

Quoting debonair (Reply 4):
So, what are these "certain conditions"? Missing maintenance records, delivery dates?

From the comment later one:

"Unfortunately we were unable to come to terms on some of the economic provisions of the transaction and as we have demonstrated in the past, we will not purchase aircraft just for the sake of growth. Our disciplined approach in asset purchases is a core competency that we will not compromise."

It sounds like they couldn't come to an agreement over price (maybe not necessarily over the airframe, but who will pay for repainting, redoing the interior etc).


User currently offlinecanyonblue17 From United States of America, joined Oct 2008, 473 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 5 hours ago) and read 8389 times:

Who does Allegiant's maintenance? It seems as though for a smaller airline, their maintenance costs would be rather high using three very different types.....A320, 757, MD80. Add to that the fact that many of these aircraft are relatively old.

User currently offlineTrijetsRMissed From United States of America, joined Oct 2006, 2400 posts, RR: 7
Reply 7, posted (2 years 2 hours ago) and read 7328 times:

Quoting canyonblue17 (Reply 6):

Who does Allegiant's maintenance?

AA does the maintenance for G4's MD-80s in Tulsa. Not sure about the other types.



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User currently offlineairlinebuilder From Philippines, joined Nov 2012, 187 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 19 hours ago) and read 5447 times:

these will be a problem for Cebu Pacific Air, they will be having a lot of aircrafts with not much destinations to fly these planes since all have been covered by the current fleet....

User currently offlineouboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4617 posts, RR: 23
Reply 9, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 4914 times:

Quoting canyonblue17 (Reply 6):

Who does Allegiant's maintenance? It seems as though for a smaller airline, their maintenance costs would be rather high using three very different types.....A320, 757, MD80. Add to that the fact that many of these aircraft are relatively old.
Quoting TrijetsRMissed (Reply 7):
AA does the maintenance for G4's MD-80s in Tulsa. Not sure about the other types.

AAR in OKC also does the mx for G4's MD80s. There is normally always 1 or 2 sitting here, and as of a couple days ago there was one sitting out there on the ramp.


User currently offlineytib From United States of America, joined Nov 2004, 578 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 4712 times:

They are just getting the A319's when they buy F9.   

This post is a day old and no one had stated it yet, people must be off for Christmas holiday.  


User currently offlineluv2fly From United States of America, joined May 2003, 12150 posts, RR: 49
Reply 11, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 4672 times:

I don't think that G4 would touch F9 with a ten foot pole.


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User currently offlineFI642 From Monaco, joined Mar 2005, 1079 posts, RR: 2
Reply 12, posted (1 year 12 months 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 4246 times:

Quoting luv2fly (Reply 11):
I don't think that G4 would touch F9 with a ten foot pole.

I second that...............



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User currently offlineKMDAB From United States of America, joined Jan 2013, 2 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (1 year 12 months 15 hours ago) and read 3403 times:

Quoting ouboy79 (Reply 9):
AAR in OKC also does the mx for G4's MD80s.

AAR/OKC is doing G4's induction, aging aicraft and C-checks. Normal mx is done per base...if not a G4-manned base like LAS/BLI/PIE/SFB, it is contract mx.


User currently offlineouboy79 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 4617 posts, RR: 23
Reply 14, posted (1 year 12 months 14 hours ago) and read 3292 times:

Quoting KMDAB (Reply 13):
AAR/OKC is doing G4's induction, aging aicraft and C-checks. Normal mx is done per base...if not a G4-manned base like LAS/BLI/PIE/SFB, it is contract mx.

Obviously it is a contractor and not G4 employees...since it is AAR.  


User currently offlineKMDAB From United States of America, joined Jan 2013, 2 posts, RR: 0
Reply 15, posted (1 year 11 months 4 weeks 9 hours ago) and read 2749 times:

Quoting ouboy79 (Reply 14):
Obviously it is a contractor and not G4 employees...since it is AAR.

The post I was replying to made it sound like AAR does all G4's maintenance. I was simply trying to clarify. And just for trivia's sake, there are G4 employees working mx at AAR on behalf of the airline.


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