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by Momo1435
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who else will order the 787-10?
Replies: 9
Views: 1998

Re: Who else will order the 787-10?

The unidentified order is Saudia through the Saudi Ministry of Finance. And Vietnam Airlines will lease them from ALC.

contenders who haven't ordered yet:
Air China (already rumored to be close to placing an order some years ago)
Korean Air

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by Momo1435
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 40
Views: 6880

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

With all the double, or even triple announcements it's always good to know the exact status of the order. In this case it's actually good that they announced this MoU with a breakdown between the part that will be firm and the part that will be options. It's less confusing and creates less discussin...

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by Momo1435
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's
Replies: 429
Views: 47020

Re: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's

They really had to come together on this one, even after turning it into such a big soap opera drama this last couple of months. Makes you wonder what they gave each other concerning the demands that had leaked out to the press earlier. Some statements in the press releases make it already clear tha...

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by Momo1435
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Strong December for Airbus, but not too many not already announced completely new orders for the 5th Quarter, no real surprises.

It's good to see some A330neo orders, but that should become over the next couple of years.

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

So it's this Monday, as was rumored earlier.

Hopefully qf789 has the time to do post the final summaries for both Airbus and Boeing soon after the numbers are out :)

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020
Replies: 32
Views: 6733

Re: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020

Airbus would have put out a press release if this deal was something they agreed on with China during this trip, firm or not firm, they didn't. With the delivery schedule that was mentioned with the news it should have set of all the alarm bells for everybody reporting. But we have seen it already m...

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two 787's on the market
Replies: 8
Views: 2295

Re: Two 787's on the market

The 787 aftermarket might still be a bit too young for these 2 examples to be picked up by regular passenger airlines.

Maybe Deerjet is interested, they are looking at buying more 787s for their luxury charter operations.

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

With China it's no big deal if these large announcements includes previous booked orders, they will place even more real orders in the near future anyway.

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020
Replies: 32
Views: 6733

Re: Chinese Airbus next Mega-order : 184 A320 & 500 engines

Articles' salient points : 1. 184 A320 , "soon to be finalized says Macron"( on-top of the 140 A320 order announced by Xi Jinping in Germany mid-2017 ) for 2019-2020 delivery to 13 Chinese airlines 2. 500 Safran-GE engines to be announced soon Does that mean we could see another 324 A320s...

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020
Replies: 32
Views: 6733

Re: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020

Not all current unidentified orders have already been "announced". I have no doubt that Airbus will deliver this many A320s to China in 2019 and 2020. And that they will order a lot more. But I will only believe any announcement coming from any leader of any state about a completely new or...

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by Momo1435
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

A modest Q5 for Boeing. GECAS 4 Max and 2 UFOs for 5 788s and 30 Max + the orders that were announced already.

Overall a good year for Boeing.

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by Momo1435
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2018
Replies: 138
Views: 11861

Re: Turkish Aviation January 2018

According to Wikipedia the deal with Airbus looks firm and the 787 LOI is only for 10 787-8 WTF? Here is the link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_Airlines Thoughts comments ? It's wikipedia, anyone can add wrong information, but everybody can also correct it again. TK has communicated that it...

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by Momo1435
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 2017 "5th Quarter" annual press conference
Replies: 57
Views: 7220

Re: Airbus 2017 "5ft Quarter" annual press conference

The last couple of years Airbus press release was posted on the 2nd Tuesday in January, followed by the press conference a day later. Now there's no press conference scheduled, but they could still post the press release this Tuesday, if that doesn't happen it could be the mentioned Monday the 15th....

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 40
Views: 6880

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

And this might actually be the 1st 2018 order as it was already reported last week that they would order more this month = 2018. from the 2017 thread: And they plan to order more in January The Group shall purchase 15 additional Airbus A320neo aircraft in January 2018 subject to the fulfillment of c...

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 40
Views: 6880

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Southwest has exercised 40 737 Max 8 options, citing the GOP's corporate tax cut for the move. https://www.swamedia.com/releases/release-ee7fe32b2bf6e2cfc9247ab44f1ce7bb-southwest-airlines-rings-in-the-new-year-under-tax-reform-with-employee-bonus-charitable-contribution-and-further-investment-in-i...

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

The 5th quarter of 2017 is not over yet. Back to order news, it already has a thread, but it should also be posted here because it will most likely still be part of the 2017 orders. 40x MAX for WN https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/status/948317696579399680 "#737MAX launch customer @SouthwestA...

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by Momo1435
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s
Replies: 27
Views: 3864

Re: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s

Funny, as the CH-aviation article is from the same press meeting. So, who has the right interpretation? The CH-aviation article was from 08 DEC 2017, they must have made a quick decision on the fleet renewal later in the month. It could be just a decision to start the replacement early. An RFP coul...

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by Momo1435
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that have made "the Jump"
Replies: 18
Views: 2389

Re: Airlines that have made "the Jump"

ANA is a good example. It was founded in 1952 as a domestic (helicopter) airline, it only started international flights in 1986. And by now it's the biggest international Japanese airline as they have overtaken JAL.

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by Momo1435
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s
Replies: 27
Views: 3864

Re: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s

This news comes from a press meeting with the CEO of Aerolineas Argentinas which took place on 27 December, it's very recent and accurate information. same story in Spanish. http://www.telam.com.ar/notas/201712/235473-dellacqua-ratifico-la-decision-de-renovar-la-flota-de-aerolineas-argentinas.html T...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to acquire 3 more 777F
Replies: 14
Views: 2425

Re: Turkish Airlines to acquire 3 more 777F

The 777 "bridge" has been completed. Any new 777 orders for non 8/9 aircraft are gravy. The Iran order was always included in this bridge, since it doesn't look like that order is going anywhere any time soon it's not too surprising that early slot become available for orders like this TK...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Can we please not forget that this thread is just for news on Airbus and Boeing orders, not for any other discussions.

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

http://investor.turkishairlines.com/en/ ... /all-month
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This one should also go here.

3x 777F for Turkish Airlines.

http://investor.turkishairlines.com/en/ ... /all-month

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to acquire 3 more 777F
Replies: 14
Views: 2425

Re: Turkish Airlines to acquire 3 more 777F

With the late 2018 deliveries I suspect that these production slots were supposed to be 777-300ERs slots for Iran Air. And with such kind of orders it's also possible that Boeing will consider building white tail 777Fs if they won't manage to book enough bridge orders. They will find homes eventuall...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

You would almost wonder why they even bothered with all the other months this year.

Big numbers for the A320, but they could use some orders for the other models to balance these numbers a bit.

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

astuteman wrote:
Planeyguy wrote:
Does anyone know the backlog of 737max and A320neos?


as far as I can make it ......

The Pegasus order this month was just for 25 A321.

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by Momo1435
Wed Dec 27, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Royal Air Maroc to order 4 x 789
Replies: 38
Views: 10076

Re: Rumor: Royal Air Maroc to add 3 763 and 2 789

The 789 are now confirmed,and they added 2 more so that will be 4 789: http://www.air-journal.fr/2017-12-27-royal-air-maroc-commande-quatre-boeing-787-9-dreamliner-5192388.html You beat me to it! Here's the article from Flight International anyway. Good to see that they are continuing their growth ...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 22, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Does that bring the airbus total to around 600 planes since the Dubai air show? That must mean that they are closing on 1000 for the year, so much for this being a quiet year! It will be interesting to see what the "fifth quarter" brings, as John Leahy's swan song! If I calculated it corr...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 22, 2017 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Does that bring the airbus total to around 600 planes since the Dubai air show? That must mean that they are closing on 1000 for the year, so much for this being a quiet year! It will be interesting to see what the "fifth quarter" brings, as John Leahy's swan song! If I calculated it corr...

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by Momo1435
Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FlyDubai orders 175 MAX
Replies: 19
Views: 6226

Re: FlyDubai orders 175 MAX

Quote from Boeing's press release about the types that are part of this deal. " the deal allows flydubai to take advantage of the 737 MAX family's flexibility and commonality, while using the unique size and range of the MAX 8, MAX 9 and MAX 10 to suit its growing network." http://boeing.m...

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by Momo1435
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Boeing passed their 2015 & 2016 net total with this update.

2015 = 768
2016 = 668
2017 so far = 844

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by Momo1435
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-re ... craft.html
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I'm surprised nobody noticed this one.... ;) Just for the archives:


"Delta Air Lines places order for 100 A321neo ACF aircraft"

14 December 2017

http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-re ... craft.html

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by Momo1435
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The case for a 787-8 re-launch by Boeing
Replies: 168
Views: 34505

Re: The case for a 787-8 re-launch by Boeing

When was the last time an OEM actually reduced MTOW and OEW of an airframe? They're always increasing MTOW and OEW to increase range! Airbus reduced the MTOW for the A330-300 Regional, but at same time they only kept on increasing it for the regular version. The main issue with using the 787 as the...

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by Momo1435
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The B747-8 passenger version is no longer in production?
Replies: 17
Views: 4269

Re: The B747-8 passenger version is no longer in production?

The real question is the other way around, is Boeing still actively selling the 747-8I? they came out and basically said no. They said they may have a handful for VIP and government but see the VLA quad market to be dead. Is that correct? I would like to see some reference to that. I doubt that the...

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by Momo1435
Tue Dec 19, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The B747-8 passenger version is no longer in production?
Replies: 17
Views: 4269

Re: The B747-8 passenger version is no longer in production?

If an airline orders the B747-8 will Boeing build it? Yes, of course they will, otherwise Boeing would not have booked the order. The real question is the other way around, is Boeing still actively selling the 747-8I? I think that's not the case any more. With the reduced production rate it's much ...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 15, 2017 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Replace UA's 777-200A Aircraft?
Replies: 72
Views: 15301

Re: What Will Replace UA's 777-200A Aircraft?

The A350 should be replacing the 777-200A anytime soon. If it was anytime soon United would not have delayed the introduction of the A350 until 2022. For now the 777-200A will be deployed on domestic flights, with the 787-9s international flights, with the cabin retrofits they are not going anywher...

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by Momo1435
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What can Boeing do to get an edge over Airbus?
Replies: 85
Views: 16751

Re: What can Boeing do to get an edge over Airbus?

The market = the airlines will not allow that either Airbus or Boeing will be come the clear dominant company. The current duopoly will only be broken if a new player will enter the market with a similar product line-up to Airbus and Boeing. Therefore it is interesting how the Chinese developments w...

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by Momo1435
Thu Dec 14, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Lil' Pump flips off WestJet in song "Gucci Gang"
Replies: 20
Views: 2508

Re: Lil' Pump flips off WestJet in song "Gucci Gang"

Nobody is going to pay any attention at all to what this one hit wonder has to mumble in his songs. So WestJet cannot really be bothered by it, he will already be forgotten in 2018.

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by Momo1435
Tue Dec 12, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels: Why such a big chaos with so little snow
Replies: 44
Views: 8647

Re: BRUSSELS: WHY SUCH A BIG CHAOS WITH SO LITTLE SNOW?

Same for AMS, so I doubt that any flights diverted to AMS from BRU, maybe some when it only just started snowing. At AMS people also had to sleep in departures hall 1 on field beds. Why did it turn into chaos? 2 snowdays in a row like the last 2 days is very rare in the low countries. So even with t...

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by Momo1435
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cargolux considers adding more 747 freighters
Replies: 44
Views: 9726

Re: Cargolux considers adding more 747 freighters

How long will the current Boeing production last at the current rate and how does this relate to the need for AF1 replacement? Assuming the new presidential transport is to be completed during Trump's second term, is there sufficient backlog to maintain production until this plane is built and fund...

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by Momo1435
Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

The 787 cancelation was a BBJ 787-8.

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by Momo1435
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways reconfirms and upsizes its order for 50 A321neo ACF
Replies: 41
Views: 18261

Re: Qatar Airways buys 50 new Airbus jets

In other words, a lot of fuss for Airbus to add 4 net orders to the books. :crazy: If it was a completely new order Airbus would for sure have created more fuss. For now they have not yet announced it via a press release or on social media. This makes it even more likely that it's just a conversion...

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by Momo1435
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Just 1 firm order for Airbus in November. THE MONTH IN REVIEW: NOVEMBER 2017 During November, the order book for Airbus’ best-selling A320 Family increased by 45 jetliners, The new business in November involved 30 single-aisle A320neo and 15 A321neo aircraft for CDB Aviation Lease Finance (CDB Aviat...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA advert embroiled in sexism row.
Replies: 65
Views: 14787

Re: BA advert embroiled in sexism row.

In this social media age people will voice their issues no matter what it is. Which should not even be a problem if the traditional media would not pick it up unless it become something bigger, like the real #MeToo stories. It looks like that the media already turns it into a storiy if like 10 peopl...

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by Momo1435
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s
Replies: 88
Views: 43541

Re: Amedeo looks to set up airline to utilize A380s

Mark Lapidus is very good at talking about ideas what to do with "his" A380s, he has done so for the last 4 years. But in this business actions speak louder then words. This talk about creating an airline is not in any way a story like "the fastest to become a millionaire is to start ...

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by Momo1435
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 156764

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/#/orders-deliveries


737 net orders: 46 NG and 459 MAX
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Boeing weekly update (one day early because of thanksgiving.

Just the Avolon order.

Changes since last update: 75 new orders (Avolon Aerospace Leasing Limited for 75 737s)

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/#/orders-deliveries


737 net orders: 46 NG and 459 MAX

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by Momo1435
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2336
Views: 359215

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

First the aircraft deliveries of Jet Airways had been deferred to 2017, now it has been deferred to God knows when, does anyone have an idea that when the First Jet Airways 787-9 will be built? Do they have a LN assigned? In the 2016 they already deferred their 1st delivery to 2019, and this year i...

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by Momo1435
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Somon Air, Tadjikistan, signed MOU with Boeing for single 787
Replies: 27
Views: 5648

Re: Somon Air, Tadjikistan, signed MOU with Boeing for single 787

I'm wondering which aircraft (LN nr) this will be, I don't see it on NYC787's spreadsheet? LN04 is an possibility. It's a very early and has done a lot of testing, but will Boeing make a Q1 delivery work, it probably still need a lot of rework before it can be delivered. 2nd option is LN19, it's de...

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by Momo1435
Sun Nov 19, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 703623

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

I don't believe that Emirates are seriously looking at the 777-9 as a replacement for the A380. This new deal might be much more about the retirement schedule of the oldest A380s. With this deal they can go ahead with their already scheduled retirement schedule, as this deal will mean that they will...

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by Momo1435
Fri Nov 17, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders pt2
Replies: 91
Views: 21128

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders pt2

GECAS was the leasing company that converted a part of their order from the -10 to the -9. They did not announce any lease placement yet, they might want to profit from the popularity of the 787-9 to make it easier to secure deals. Or they already signed a yet to be announced deal with a customer th...

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by Momo1435
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders pt2
Replies: 91
Views: 21128

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders pt2

The B787 is a star for sure. BUT there is a problem and its called the A330 NEO. I think that the A330 NEO will gain many orders in the future, even though its backlog isnt too impressive right now. The B787s tremendous success is pushing delivery slots all the way into the middle of the next decad...

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