Moderators From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 506 posts, RR: 0 Posted (8 months 4 weeks 6 hours ago) and read 77157 times:
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rotating14 From United States of America, joined Jan 2012, 512 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (8 months 3 weeks 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 71789 times:
Boeing is being reported as accumulating at least 100 orders for the -10 for a total of $30 Billion. If this does not include SQ, then I believe its the 10 options for BA, 30 options for QR, and ___ for UA.
My other guesses are Eva Air, and option conversions from AC.
It does not say 'at least' 30 orders it says 'up to'. ALC is assumed to be one of the customers and QR specifically said they will not be the launch customer. Though they could be a follow up customer.
JAAlbert From United States of America, joined Jan 2006, 1466 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (8 months 3 weeks 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 69923 times:
I love that CEO from Qatar airlines: "We are extremely disappointed with Boeing and quite unhappy over the 787, so we will likely firm up our orders for 30 more 787s in the near future." Speaking out of both sides of one's mouth is an art, and this guy is a master!
lightsaber From United States of America, joined Jan 2005, 12309 posts, RR: 100
Reply 6, posted (8 months 3 weeks 6 days 9 hours ago) and read 69471 times:
Quoting JAAlbert (Reply 5): I love that CEO from Qatar airlines: "We are extremely disappointed with Boeing and quite unhappy over the 787, so we will likely firm up our orders for 30 more 787s in the near future." Speaking out of both sides of one's mouth is an art, and this guy is a master!
Normally I would agree AAB has the ability to speak out of both sides of the mouth... this comes across as crass negotiation. Maybe it worked this time, but next?!?
Quoting rotating14 (Reply 3): Boeing is being reported as accumulating at least 100 orders for the -10
I'm hearing rumors of 'more than a hundred.' Let's see as my sources, when they share this late, are not always the best indicator. (They're much better with longer lead times and the ability to 'relax and filter the information.')
KarelXWB From Netherlands, joined Jul 2012, 8165 posts, RR: 29
Reply 16, posted (8 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 65417 times:
> Skymark orders @BoeingAirplanes 737 Max
> We're excited to announce that Skymark Airlines intends to renew its fleet with the #Boeing 737 MAX
> Skymark CEO says firm order for 4 @BoeingAirplanes 737 Maxs. Boeing says still in negotiations on final number
flood From United States of America, joined Feb 2009, 1330 posts, RR: 1
Reply 17, posted (8 months 3 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 64664 times:
Quoting KarelXWB (Reply 16): Skymark CEO says firm order for 4 @BoeingAirplanes 737 Maxs. Boeing says still in negotiations on final number.
Doesn't appear to be a firm order according to Boeing's release:
LE BOURGET, France, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Tokyo-based Skymark Airlines (Skymark) today announced the airline's intent to select the Boeing 737 MAX as its next generation single aisle aircraft of choice, making it Japan's first airline to do so. The announcement came on the first day of the 2013 Paris Air Show. Boeing will work closely with Skymark to finalize a firm order in the coming months. http://boeing.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=2703
"intent to select" doesn't really even sound like a commitment at this point.