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by ikolkyo
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A346 serious close call at UIO
Replies: 24
Views: 8397

Re: IB A346 serious close call at UIO

Either this video is sped up or they were coming in far too fast.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Aug 14, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 379
Views: 90555

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

According to Boeing's O&D page, they have already received all 737NG on order. https://twitter.com/aeroimageschris/status/1027067989613412352?s=21 Planespotters.net says it is a leased frame and last year ANA said they would lease four 737-800s to cover the EIS delay of the MRJ. https://uk.reut...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 379
Views: 90555

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

https://twitter.com/aeroimageschris/sta ... 12352?s=21
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Stitch wrote:
ikolkyo wrote:
So ANA is about to receive a brand new 737-800, when was this order placed?


According to Boeing's O&D page, they have already received all 737NG on order.


https://twitter.com/aeroimageschris/sta ... 12352?s=21

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by ikolkyo
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 379
Views: 90555

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

So ANA is about to receive a brand new 737-800, when was this order placed?

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by ikolkyo
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 682
Views: 86498

Re: Updated: AS employee steals and crashes Q400 at SeaTac

SQ789 wrote:
WOW, is this similar to the 2003 727-223 Angola incident?


Except the Q400 was communicating and on radar the entire time..

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by ikolkyo
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 114
Views: 10391

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

MC-21 seems to be progressing well, don't think they could get the PW GTF on it though.

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by ikolkyo
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QX employee steals and crashes Q400 near SEA
Replies: 682
Views: 86498

Re: AS Employee steals Q400 at SeaTac

This is crazy, how the hell did he even manage to get to the runway and get in the air? Can’t wait to hear more details.

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by ikolkyo
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A340 Retirement Ceremony?
Replies: 25
Views: 5118

Re: Air France A340 Retirement Ceremony?

As horrible as these aircraft are on the interior I'm glad I got a chance to fly on one last year before they went. I'd always see them here in DTW, now its a 777 and hopefully it goes back to 787 maybe. I flew on F-GLZR last September and it was retired in January of this year.

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by ikolkyo
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RAM 787 hits parked TK 777 at IST
Replies: 25
Views: 7126

Re: RAM 787 hits parked TK 777 at IST

What is with IST as of late? Is it that overcrowded? It more so comes down to people not doing their job though.

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by ikolkyo
Sat Aug 04, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver Airways cancels all BKG service
Replies: 19
Views: 4000

Re: Silver Airways cancels all BKG service

What’s the hold up with the ATRs?

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by ikolkyo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 58434

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

Old post, I know but what time zone are you using for this? I have listed HNL times in the Hawaii Time Zone (which does not observe DST), SAN times in Pacific Time Zone (2-3 hours ahead of HNL), and DAL times in Central Time Zone (2 hours ahead of SAN, 4-5 hours ahead of HNL). Airline schedules lis...

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by ikolkyo
Fri Aug 03, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii
Replies: 457
Views: 58434

Re: Southwest Finally Announces Intentions to Serve Hawaii

Southwest can do 1-stop direct flights with no change of planes in both directions to HNL from DAL with a stop at SAN in between. Here are some possibilities for one-stop direct flights with no-change-of-plane between HNL and DAL with a stop at SAN: HNL-SAN-DAL HNL-SAN leg: 9:00 AM - 5:25 PM SAN-DA...

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by ikolkyo
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How many more 738s for WN ?
Replies: 11
Views: 2598

Re: How many more 738s for WN ?

http://www.southwestairlinesinvestorrel ... -113050163
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According to WN the final 26 737-800s are to be delivered this year, by my count 22 aircraft have been delivered this year and 4 more are left. From then on only MAX aircraft.

http://www.southwestairlinesinvestorrel ... -113050163

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by ikolkyo
Thu Aug 02, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 1628
Views: 209078

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

The “high J” 767s, Eg; the ex-Hawaiian birds, how many more Polaris seats are in those 763’s vs others? Why would UA have or need different 763 configurations? Do certain routes for the 763 call for a higher Polaris seat count? On the surface it would just seem to be more of a headache to have a su...

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by ikolkyo
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could Turkish Airlines' new safety video be the most amazing safety video yet
Replies: 36
Views: 4653

Re: Could Turkish Airlines' new safety video be the most amazing safety video yet

I like it, something different than the same old videos. It’s something that will catch the attention of people and make them watch.

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by ikolkyo
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Caraibes A350 3-4-3 in Y
Replies: 37
Views: 5727

Re: Air Caraibes A350 3-4-3 in Y

Only operates like them are gonna be in 3-4-3, expect it to be just like the A330 and 3-3-3 config.

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by ikolkyo
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Republic Airways nearing deal to buy Trans States
Replies: 2
Views: 1752

Republic Airways nearing deal to buy Trans States

Republic Airways is nearing a deal to acquire U.S. regional airline Trans States Holdings, according to three people briefed on the matter. The merger of the second and third largest regional airlines would mark another major consolidation in the U.S., where regional carriers have struggled to stay...

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by ikolkyo
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Detroit air service discussion - 2018
Replies: 1286
Views: 77378

Re: Detroit air service discussion - 2018

Wow, its been 10 years already.... Sheesh.

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by ikolkyo
Wed Aug 01, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 252
Views: 45933

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

https://youtu.be/KbWLVuiLFA4

edit: Full 2 minute video from beginning of takeoff run.
https://twitter.com/euronews/status/102 ... 81856?s=21
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Onboard video of the accident, microburst maybe? Weather is real nasty. Aircraft appears to gain altitude and immediately slam back into the ground.
https://youtu.be/KbWLVuiLFA4

edit: Full 2 minute video from beginning of takeoff run.
https://twitter.com/euronews/status/102 ... 81856?s=21

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by ikolkyo
Wed Aug 01, 2018 12:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit considering Embraer Jet?
Replies: 48
Views: 6644

Re: Spirit considering Embraer Jet?

If Embraer could get Spirit that would be a huge win for them

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 252
Views: 45933

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

Fantastic news, about passenger and crew. Now lets investigate!

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31
Replies: 252
Views: 45933

Re: Aeroméxico E190 Accident in Durango July 31

Does look like an overrun, hope many got out.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jul 31, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Production Delays
Replies: 41
Views: 4974

Re: 737 Production Issues

Probably late CFM LEAP deliveries.

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by ikolkyo
Thu Oct 19, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What airports in the U.S. served by WN still haven't got the MAX 8 yet?
Replies: 39
Views: 3631

Re: What airports in the U.S. served by WN still haven't got the MAX 8 yet?

http://www.routesonline.com/news/38/airlineroute/271897/southwest-airlines-outlines-oct-2017-737max-8-operations/ Any airport not on this link. Actually here in AUS I've seen two 7M8s arrive on flightaware; one from Phoenix, one from... I forget. Unless it was an error? I've seen this happen before...

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by ikolkyo
Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

I also think the E2 Program is gonna be in big trouble with this news. Elaborate? E2 has been doing just fine and E-jets have been the leaders in that segment for... let's say, a long time, because I don't remember how long. What changes? If anything, Embraer have gone a MUCH harder way to success ...

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by ikolkyo
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future CSeries Orders (Post Airbus-Bombardier deal)
Replies: 189
Views: 24038

Re: Future CSeries Orders (Post Airbus-Bombardier deal)

Some people have really lost their minds with some of these predictions. People act like all airlines gonna drop Boeing like a rock, that is just not the case people.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 90219

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

Yep, it’s far gone.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234645

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

Will those engines sound more like the 700 or more like XWB? Always loved the sound of the 700. Start-up, spool-up even the howl and grind. Most Trent engines after the A346 don't seem to have that characteristic of the infamous RR "howl" and "grind" anymore. Should be similar t...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 19307

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

That’s cabin is very classy looking. I do like the dark features on those seats over the 330 seats - will look great with the mood lighting I hope QF uses it to the full extent like NZ/QR, and doesn’t ignore its potential like other carriers. Pity they didn’t manage a roo on a couple of the bulkhea...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?
Replies: 54
Views: 5940

Re: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?

Doesn't the increased length of the plane negate the advantage the taller gear provides at least somewhat? That's why I was thinking if there is much of a benefit but the details are just too scarce to come to a solid conclusion. I do wonder if Boeing will add it to the -9, I think it would make it...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?
Replies: 54
Views: 5940

Re: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?

Is the 737-10max receiving a large enough thrust bump over the -9 to make takeoff at MDW, SNA, DAL and HOU possible? If not, would WN want a 737 it couldn't use from some of its busier stations? I'm assuming they wouldn't need 100% full fuel loads on most route from those airports. Thrust isn't the...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

I reread the press release and it says: So the plan is for Mobile to build A/C destined to the USA. Seems QC/CA government got its way on the headcount argument, at least for now... Yes, I understand what the plans are. Just using it as a point in what I was saying to the other guy. That is not dis...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?
Replies: 54
Views: 5940

Re: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?

Is the 737-10max receiving a large enough thrust bump over the -9 to make takeoff at MDW, SNA, DAL and HOU possible? If not, would WN want a 737 it couldn't use from some of its busier stations? I'm assuming they wouldn't need 100% full fuel loads on most route from those airports. Thrust isn't the...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

How is the CS series in the lineup? It not all of a sudden an Airbus CS100/300. Still a CS300. With no cash for 50% and all that debt, BBD is not in a good long term position. It basically is an Airbus CSeries now, especially since the Aircraft will be produced at Airbus's Mobile plant and Airbus w...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

And also this CS100/CS300/A320neo/A321neo lineup will be scary in the NB market. How is the CS series in the lineup? It not all of a sudden an Airbus CS100/300. Still a CS300. With no cash for 50% and all that debt, BBD is not in a good long term position. It basically is an Airbus CSeries now, esp...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news
Replies: 29
Views: 4682

Re: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news

They are competing against the same product as yesterday. The E2 series and the C-series are rather different aircraft, especially in terms of range. And the E2-175 does not really compete against the C-100 at all. And nothing here changes the economics of the comparable aircraft. So I don't think ...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/ ... 6899763200
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Looks like by 2023, the CSeries will be fully under Airbus. What a steal for Airbus and huge loss for Boeing, they must feel like complete idiots now.
https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/ ... 6899763200

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news
Replies: 29
Views: 4682

Re: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news

So what do people think of this program with this recent news? Personally I thought the program was done before the news and now I think this was the final nail in the coffin. I just don't see where this program can go right now. They are competing against the same product as yesterday. The E2 seri...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news
Replies: 29
Views: 4682

Embraer's E2 Program after recent CSeries news

So what do people think of this program with this recent news? Personally I thought the program was done before the news and now I think this was the final nail in the coffin. I just don't see where this program can go right now.

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by ikolkyo
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

I also think the E2 Program is gonna be in big trouble with this news.

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by ikolkyo
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 19307

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

IMHO: 1) I doubt it, what other work for the A380? 2) I really doubt it! MEL-DFW far more likely 3) The flight will be announced as SYD-LAX-JFK, the aircraft will come from BNE exactly as happens now with QF 107/108 NOW. 4) This will be SYD-ORD-BNE-SYD exactly as DFW was. The traffic is still heavi...

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by ikolkyo
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week
Replies: 158
Views: 19307

Re: Qantas to take delivery of 1st 787-9 this Tuesday (17 Oct), next route for 787-9 may be announced this week

I have to say, I don’t really care about seat width as I can’t tell the difference like all the other seat experts on this site but those Y seats look wider than other 787 operators.

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by ikolkyo
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Happy and sad for BBD, would have loved to create a star of their own in the CSeries but I guess it really had to come down to this with Boeing doing their things and other issues at the company. May CSeries have success!

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by ikolkyo
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

golfradio wrote:
ikolkyo wrote:
AC will exercise options for the MAX without a doubt, CSeries has no aircraft for the 150+ market.


CS-500 is coming...


Can you link me the announcement?

Also AC recently increased orders for the MAX 8 which is where the CS500 would be.

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by ikolkyo
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Agreed but AC may exercise less options ( 18 options and 30 purchase rights ) on the MAX and add more CSeries in their place, which I hope happens. With 45 CS300s on order I think that capacity segment is locked down, I honestly could see part of it being converted to CS100s. AC will exercise optio...

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by ikolkyo
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Agreed but AC may exercise less options ( 18 options and 30 purchase rights ) on the MAX and add more CSeries in their place, which I hope happens. With 45 CS300s on order I think that capacity segment is locked down, I honestly could see part of it being converted to CS100s. AC will exercise optio...

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by ikolkyo
Mon Oct 16, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180145

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Agreed but AC may exercise less options ( 18 options and 30 purchase rights ) on the MAX and add more CSeries in their place, which I hope happens. With 45 CS300s on order I think that capacity segment is locked down, I honestly could see part of it being converted to CS100s. AC will exercise optio...

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