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AI "Concerned" About The 787  
User currently offlinefaro From Egypt, joined Aug 2007, 1610 posts, RR: 0
Posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 12400 times:

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/...mliner-india-idUSBRE90A05820130111

Quote:
India is "concerned" about the recent glitches in Boeing Co's 787 Dreamliner jets and is awaiting a safety report by the country's National Transportation Safety Board, a senior government official said on Friday.

The question is, awaiting the NTSB "safety report" to do what?


Faro


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User currently offlineKarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 13070 posts, RR: 35
Reply 1, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 12364 times:

Quoting faro (Thread starter):
to do what?

To get more compensation money from Boeing?



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User currently offlinefaro From Egypt, joined Aug 2007, 1610 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 17 hours ago) and read 12278 times:

Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 1):
Quoting faro (Thread starter):
to do what?

To get more compensation money from Boeing?

Nil chance of that happening by now...they've been there enough times. I'm wondering whether there^s a contractual provision that would allow them to defer deliveries based on specified operational incidents with the type.


Faro



The chalice not my son
User currently offlineAA737-823 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 5943 posts, RR: 11
Reply 3, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 16 hours ago) and read 11728 times:

Well, it had been two weeks since someone in the Indian government complained about the 787, so I suppose we were past due for a press release.

Quoting faro (Reply 2):
I'm wondering whether there^s a contractual provision that would allow them to defer deliveries based on specified operational incidents with the type.

Unlikely.


User currently offlinesunrisevalley From Canada, joined Jul 2004, 5216 posts, RR: 5
Reply 4, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11532 times:

Quoting faro (Thread starter):
a senior government official said on Friday
Quoting faro (Thread starter):
a senior government official said on Friday

I think we have learned from all that has been said from India on the 787 that the bureaucrats don't necessarily reflect the view of the AI operating people. To me this is a stock response to a press question.


User currently offlinerobffm2 From Germany, joined Dec 2006, 1124 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11516 times:

According to the press article it's India, the country, that is concerned, not the airline.

User currently offlinehkcanadaexpat From Hong Kong, joined Dec 2012, 651 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 15 hours ago) and read 11300 times:

Quoting faro (Reply 2):
I'm wondering whether there^s a contractual provision that would allow them to defer deliveries based on specified operational incidents with the type.

The next AI 787 delivery (VT-ANM) is not due until early Feb so they have time to procrastinate.

A


User currently onlinelightsaber From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 13520 posts, RR: 100
Reply 7, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 11108 times:
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Well, I'm concerned about AI.  

What is the status of their 787 financing anyway?

Quoting AA737-823 (Reply 3):

Well, it had been two weeks since someone in the Indian government complained about the 787, so I suppose we were past due for a press release.

  

Sad to see the 787 having EIS issues. But they'll be identified and fixed.

Lightsaber



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User currently offlineStitch From United States of America, joined Jul 2005, 31387 posts, RR: 85
Reply 8, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 14 hours ago) and read 10879 times:
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Quoting robffm2 (Reply 5):
According to the press article it's India, the country, that is concerned, not the airline.
Quoting sunrisevalley (Reply 4):
I think we have learned from all that has been said from India on the 787 that the bureaucrats don't necessarily reflect the view of the AI operating people.

Exactly. We slam AI on this forum, but the airline itself has conducted itself professionally in these matters. It's the "unnamed sources in the Indian Civil Aviation Bureau" who we need to be castigating.

[Edited 2013-01-11 07:16:45]

User currently offlineSATexan From United States of America, joined Jul 2009, 240 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 13 hours ago) and read 10587 times:

Quoting Stitch (Reply 8):
Exactly. We slam AI on this forum, but the airline itself has conducted itself professionally in these matters. It's the "unnamed sources in the Indian Civil Aviation Bureau" who we need to be castigating.

Spot on! In the meantime, Boeing gets a clean chit from A.net even though airlines not named AI have been reporting a lot of issues lately...


User currently offlinefaro From Egypt, joined Aug 2007, 1610 posts, RR: 0
Reply 10, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 9933 times:

Quoting robffm2 (Reply 5):
According to the press article it's India, the country, that is concerned, not the airline.

You're right there, my bad...moderators can you kindly oblige and rectify the thread title accordingly.


Faro



The chalice not my son
User currently offlineblrsea From India, joined May 2005, 1426 posts, RR: 3
Reply 11, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 9736 times:

There is just one report without sufficient details. it is good to know that AI bashers are on the job and not slacking off! Most of the times it is the media making mountains out of molehills, using some offhand comment by an official, who was probably responding to some journalist's question on the recent 787 issues.  

Must be a slow day here in A.Net when any random report is used to bash AI.


User currently offlineikramerica From United States of America, joined May 2005, 21580 posts, RR: 59
Reply 12, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 9602 times:

Quoting robffm2 (Reply 5):
According to the press article it's India, the country, that is concerned, not the airline.

I assume if any official involved in aviation in any nation is directly asked about the 787 investigation, they would say the same thing, no?



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User currently offlinemanny From United States of America, joined Sep 2006, 474 posts, RR: 0
Reply 13, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 8 hours ago) and read 8477 times:

The AI bashers seem to in fine form for some. But how many actually read the article. The country is different from the airline.


Now a country has every right to be concerned. With the frequency and type of issues 787 has had so far if it were being manufactured by Tupolev it would have already been banned for overflight access over US soil. Period.


User currently offlinebrilondon From Canada, joined Aug 2005, 4414 posts, RR: 2
Reply 14, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 7 hours ago) and read 7785 times:

I was waiting for this to happen. Are AI now going to try to get more money from Boeing now or are they just going to try to get better terms or the planes for free? Oh and BTW, does not the government own AI?


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User currently offlineF9animal From United States of America, joined Dec 2004, 5120 posts, RR: 28
Reply 15, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 5232 times:

Guys, this is totally normal. Its a new airplane.


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User currently offlineflyenthu From United States of America, joined Dec 2012, 379 posts, RR: 0
Reply 16, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4684 times:

If there is a series of problems, buyers of huge ticket items like, an airplane, have the right to be "concerned." Hello? What's wrong with that?

User currently offlineLO231 From Belgium, joined Sep 2004, 2392 posts, RR: 22
Reply 17, posted (1 year 11 months 1 week 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4611 times:

I am more worried about the girl that got raped on Delhi's bus and died afterwards.

Just flown both of LO's 787 s and I'm still alive.

India is a big country with large population, one journalist wanted to make some havoc and be promoted or what?



Got both LO 788 frames already, next LO E95 and 734 BRU-WAW-BRU
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