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A318s To Who?  
User currently offlineB764 From United States of America, joined Nov 2001, 758 posts, RR: 1
Posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 1262 times:

According to Airbus.com there are 108 A318s ordered. Can anyone tell me who they are and is this enough to keep the program alive?

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User currently offlineQf747 From Australia, joined Nov 1999, 164 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1178 times:

I heard some are intended for Air China. However, since Air China is planning on becoming a full Boeing operator, they plan to pass the aircraft to China Eastern.

I read the above somewhere (but I forgot the source)can anyone confirm it?  Smile



Always fly QF!
User currently offlineRJ_Delta From Chile, joined Oct 2000, 1945 posts, RR: 11
Reply 2, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1165 times:

The Airbus A318 is ordered by :

Air France 15
Air China 8
America West 15
British Airways 12
CIT Group 4
Egypt Air 5
Frontier Airlines 5
GATX/Flightlease 12
GECAS 30
ILFC 30
TWA/American Airlines 25 (order cancelled)

RJ_Delta.


User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6346 posts, RR: 33
Reply 3, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1151 times:

Since I am out of the loop at the moment, can anyone say when HP will get the first? I think the 319 is stubby, can't wait to see the 318. Well, I guess I have to.


Damn, this website is getting worse daily.
User currently offlineBa777-236 From Canada, joined Oct 2001, 674 posts, RR: 4
Reply 4, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1126 times:

I believe British Airways has reduced their order from 12 to 6, and ordered 6 A321's instead.


I like British Airways! I'm not sure why, but I do! ;-)
User currently offlineSpacepope From Vatican City, joined exactly 15 years ago today! , 2995 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1110 times:

In tuesday's Justplanes.com news release, It reported that HP has delayed the arrival of the first 15 A-318's to 2004-2007, from 2003-2004. This delay also incorporated many more new airbus deliveries, so your guess on when they will enter service now is as good as mine.

T.J.



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User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6346 posts, RR: 33
Reply 6, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1097 times:

Thanks, Spacepope.
It's hell not knowing that you will see the next aircraft type. I think I might just make it to 2004 though.



Damn, this website is getting worse daily.
User currently offlineXFSUgimpLB41X From United States of America, joined Aug 2000, 4229 posts, RR: 37
Reply 7, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 9 hours ago) and read 1074 times:

Eastern Airlines, AirTran, PanAm...


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User currently offlineSjc>sfo From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 6 hours ago) and read 1029 times:

ACHEM!!! TO WHO?!?! NOOOOOOO to whoM to whoM...... what ever happened to grammar. =)

User currently offlineFly707 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 350 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (12 years 8 months 1 day 3 hours ago) and read 985 times:

When is the first Airbus 318 going to be delivered ??


Without mistakes we will never learn
User currently offlineFlashmeister From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 2903 posts, RR: 6
Reply 10, posted (12 years 8 months 21 hours ago) and read 904 times:
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Rumor has it at Frontier that some of the A318 orders may be turned in to A320 orders for some of their denser routes... this from a friend in the know...

User currently offline717fan From Switzerland, joined Nov 2001, 2017 posts, RR: 6
Reply 11, posted (12 years 8 months 20 hours ago) and read 887 times:

RJ_Delta, BA has only 6 orders left, GATX/Fligthlease has cancelled all 12 and Gecas has cancelled 10 (or changed to bigger Airbuses)

User currently offlineDesertJets From United States of America, joined Feb 2000, 7811 posts, RR: 16
Reply 12, posted (12 years 8 months 14 hours ago) and read 850 times:

My gut tells me, unless things turn around quickly, the A318 program (like the 717 program) will remain stagnant to say the least. With America West holding the largest order for an airline delaying its order is not a good sign for the program. Plus with the three leasing companies cutting their orders is another bad sign. I wonder where GECAS and ILFC would end up placing those aircraft anyways.

Me thinks HP will eventually replace the remaining 737-200s with all those shiny new CRJ-700/900s that Mesa is bringing.



Stop drop and roll will not save you in hell. --- seen on a church marque in rural Virginia
User currently offlineDynkrisolo From United States of America, joined Feb 2001, 1866 posts, RR: 7
Reply 13, posted (12 years 8 months 10 hours ago) and read 819 times:

Frontier has switched engine. GECAS still has 30 on order. ILFC has canceled two, and switched eight to the A320. BA has canceled two, and switched four to the A321. The current total should be 108. Air France will be the first A318 operator sometimes next year.

User currently offlineFlying-Tiger From Germany, joined Aug 1999, 4166 posts, RR: 36
Reply 14, posted (12 years 8 months 4 hours ago) and read 781 times:

CAN HP actually use the 40 CRJ700/900 ordered by Mesa? I remember having heard that there are troubles with the unions about the operations and crew salaries. And Mesa is not getting the US Airways large RJ contract they had hoped for.

BTW, DesertJets, you are asking a very good question: where will all those ordered jets been placed by the leasing companies? Just for the records:
GECAS:
* 50+100 EMB170, not a single one placed to date and deliveries start in less then 12 months
* 20 A318 (?) not a single one placed

Same applies to the ordered B737-600, haven´t heard that one has been placedin recent months.

Regards
Flying-Tiger
http://fly.to/rorders



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