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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 18, 2018 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Jetblue E190 Decision imminent and Europe news?
Replies: 106
Views: 15631

Re: Jetblue E190 Decision and Europe news

unusualattitude wrote:
The OP is playing a game of I have a secret... he started the thread without really adding any substance.


Yea, its obnoxious to be like "I have news! But won't tell you!" Clearly gets he can't say anything, but has to tell people he knows something.

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by jbs2886
Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Having Problems with Airbus Aircraft
Replies: 77
Views: 18053

Re: Alaska Having Problems with Airbus Aircraft

How at AS suddenly having problems with A320s VX never had problems with? Sounds to me like they're being negligent in integrating the Airbus fleet or have some alternative motive to relieve themselves of their orders. Are there any other airlines experiencing "premature wear" on their A3...

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by jbs2886
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes
Replies: 143
Views: 20083

Re: Air Asia X cancels A350. Decision on fleet expected later this year.

juliuswong wrote:
AirAsia X team is currently now in the US. Can't say anything more than that. 787 souvenirs distributed in office recently. Does it constitutes to anything? I can't comment.


You can't because you don't know? Or you can't because you know and are not at liberty to say anything?

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by jbs2886
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10686

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

DL JFK-ATL JUL 8>7 DL JFK-BCN NOV 1.0>0.9 DEC 1.0>0.9 DL JFK-DFW OCT 1.8>3 DL JFK-EDI NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-FCO NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-MAD NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-PBI OCT 1.0>0 DL JFK-PUJ NOV 1.1>1.4 DEC 1.5>1.8 DL LGA-GSP JUL 1.3>3 AUG 1.7>3 SEP 1.7>3 OCT 1.7>3 NOV 1.7>3 DE...

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by jbs2886
Sun Apr 15, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10686

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

Yes but that fact remains Delta had them listed as daily and reduced them so they are showing less demand than Delta anticipated. It was just a filler schedule, Delta didn't anticipate anything. These changes are 7-8 months out, current bookings are not going to indicate what the demand is eventual...

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by jbs2886
Sun Apr 15, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)
Replies: 111
Views: 15180

Re: 767 Fleet/Subfleet Activity (2018)

On the more negative side of things, American Airlines has thrown in the towel on the 767s. The reliability was disastrous. It tried to put two frames through complete overhaul to fix that. Looks like the cost/time was outweighed by a sweet deal for new 788 frames. The remaining 24 AA 763ERs will b...

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by jbs2886
Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons
Replies: 104
Views: 10686

Re: OAG Changes 4/15/2018: WS Drops YYC-DFW/ORD, BOS-YUL; UA Adds IAD-PBG; AS Trims More Transcons

DL JFK-ATL JUL 8>7 DL JFK-BCN NOV 1.0>0.9 DEC 1.0>0.9 DL JFK-DFW OCT 1.8>3 DL JFK-EDI NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-FCO NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-MAD NOV 1.0>0.7 DEC 1.0>0.7 DL JFK-PBI OCT 1.0>0 DL JFK-PUJ NOV 1.1>1.4 DEC 1.5>1.8 DL LGA-GSP JUL 1.3>3 AUG 1.7>3 SEP 1.7>3 OCT 1.7>3 NOV 1.7>3 DE...

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by jbs2886
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 552
Views: 69136

Re: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order

To me it sounds like AA exercised their purchase rights based on 2013 order. Many people here claim that AA didn't used their options and I disagree that. The use of the word "amended" implies that this is based on the original 2011 purchase agreement. So it could just be a case of Corpor...

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by jbs2886
Thu Apr 12, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 552
Views: 69136

Re: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order

What you bolded makes it sound a new order, what are you trying to get at here? To me it sounds like AA exercised their purchase rights based on 2013 order. Many people here claim that AA didn't used their options and I disagree that. The use of the word “additional” in that statement and the lack ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2018
Replies: 384
Views: 34745

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

When will Delta add ORD to LA? Because this is long overdue. Its the perennial answer: where are the gates? Or what flights are eliminated? The move to T-5 will be good for Delta at ORD. It'll be good for Delta so they can expand at ORD, I think we can see Florida flights from it like Jacksonville,...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 603
Views: 70318

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

Anyway, back on topic - would be surprised if, following the trend of DL's VS and AM JVs, DL didn't add or at least substitute DL metal in the ICN market. Also, I believe there's talk as to whether or not one or two key fifth freedoms can be moved from NRT to ICN (notably - SIN) Would the JV cover ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta and Korean sign JVA
Replies: 603
Views: 70318

Re: Delta and Korean sign JVA

I think I speak for most posters reading this thread (or who stopped reading this thread). Can the DTW-obsessed posters stop? Lets get this thread back on track. Agreed. The thread is so far off topic its not even funny. It would be nice if the mods could send out warnings to the violators and keep...

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by jbs2886
Tue Apr 10, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 192
Views: 43797

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Boeing posted it's monthly update, it's very interesting. http://www.boeing.com/commercial/ 1st this message. Revenue Recognition Accounting Standard ASC 606 Information  During the first quarter of 2018, Boeing adopted a new revenue recognition accounting standard (ASC 606) which, among other thin...

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by jbs2886
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 552
Views: 69136

Re: AA ORDERS 47 787 FROM BOEING????

15+9+23=47 15 A332 09 A333 23 B767 The math works but replacement orders don't need to be 1-for-1. There are questions of appropriate times to cycle out aircraft approaching end of life, network development (more TATL vs. deep South America, for example), and delivery dates, among many others. Corr...

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by jbs2886
Fri Apr 06, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 552
Views: 69136

Re: AA ORDERS 47 787 FROM BOEING????

MoM and A321LR could replace the 757s and some of the 767s 787-8 could replace some the 767s and the A332s 787-9 could replace the 772s and the A333s (which need to go soon) A350-1000 could replace the 77Ws. The "possible" AA MoM order would make up the difference in planes they for wideb...

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by jbs2886
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 552
Views: 69136

Re: AA ORDERS 47 787 FROM BOEING????

Well the original American Airlines order was for 42 frames, so this is not an old news item being thrown up on accident. The A330neo has been reported to be out of the running and the A350 has been deferred until 2020. That was exactly what I was thinking was whether this somehow was the old artic...

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by jbs2886
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Large Jet Airways Boeing 737 MAX order
Replies: 21
Views: 5705

Re: New Large Jet Airways Boeing 737 MAX order

I hope they install lie flat J class in some 737MAX for routes like BOM-NGO. Has any airline installed lie flat in a 737 in 2 by 2 config (so I am excluding a businesses Jet style config). Or are the only single isle with lie flat J 2X2 on the A321 and 757? Would pose a lot of operational issues th...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 192
Views: 43797

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Jet Airways order confirmed by Boeing, it's a new order, no mention of specific models. http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2018-04-04-Boeing-Jet-Airways-Announce-New-Order-for-75-737-MAX-Airplanes Amazing, 150 MAX's on order...and there was a thread last week that Jet wasn't paying salaries. Btw, it drive...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SQ Interested in Boeing MOM
Replies: 23
Views: 4993

Re: SQ Interested in Boeing MOM

According to the article below, SQ is considering the Boeing MOM to be part of their fleet in the future. https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/65881-singapore-airlines-eyes-boeing-mom-jet-for-the-group Considering they already operate the 787,A350,B777 and the A380, how will the MOM fit into the...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China—US Aviation Thread
Replies: 38
Views: 2623

Re: China—US Aviation Thread

Sorry I will take the above back. But what has confused me is a Sky News article that just uses the word aircraft and does not use words like single isle or wide body. https://news.sky.com/story/beijing-strikes-back-in-trade-war-with-us-as-trump-accuses-china-of-theft-11316425 The poster above is d...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest In Discussions With Boeing for More 737 MAX’s
Replies: 7
Views: 1661

Re: Southwest In Discussions With Boeing for More 737 MAX’s

More interestingly, will the MAX-7 be part of a follow-on order. If yes, other airlines may follow. If no, what will be the future of the -7? The MAX-10 will be a success, with or without SW. There’s a whole thread a few months ago that the CEO sees a huge number of -7s. IIRC he believes the curren...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL widebody updates at SEA
Replies: 136
Views: 13716

Re: DL widebody updates at SEA

Do you really think the crowded FIS facility at SEA is really whats keeping DL from upgauging or adding more flights? It certainly hasn't stopped other airlines from adding flights. I think that if Delta saw the opportunity to make more money they would add or upgauge, regardless of the conditions ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 04, 2018 3:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL widebody updates at SEA
Replies: 136
Views: 13716

Re: DL widebody updates at SEA

Except, without looking it up, DL execs have made statements to the extent. DL has been vocal about their FIS concerns. You can probably find some articles online. Ask yourself this question: can we trust everything that an airline publicly says, particularly this airline? Absolutely not. Actions s...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL widebody updates at SEA
Replies: 136
Views: 13716

Re: DL widebody updates at SEA

I often wonder how DL does on its TPAC out of SEA. The fact that no routes have been upgauged in the years since they've been launched (save for HKG which was badly needed due to the operational issues the A332 had on the route), leads me to believe that demand has remained pretty stagnant. All oth...

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by jbs2886
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 192
Views: 43797

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

unrave wrote:
Jet Airways has finalised order for 75 additional MAX, taking its total MAX order size to 150.


Which models, if specified? I see them taking -10s.

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by jbs2886
Mon Apr 02, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2018
Replies: 384
Views: 34745

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Was there a special event or convention in town?? Customs is showing up 43% for February. How is this possible? Not to my knowledge but the numbers overall have been outstanding. I wonder if the renewed optimism over the forthcoming improvements is leading airlines to launch new service to ORD. Tha...

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by jbs2886
Fri Mar 30, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China—US Aviation Thread
Replies: 38
Views: 2623

Re: China—US Aviation Thread

Some telling ranking lists could be culled per the chart with the link in Post #20 Top 10 routes with highest load btwn mainland China and continental US (both ways combined for Jan-Sept 2017) 1 CAN-LAX 89.7% 2 PVG-DTW 88.4% 3 CAN-JFK 87.8% 4 PEK-DTW 87.5% 5 PVG-EWR 86.7% 6 CAN-SFO 86.4% 7 PEK-EWR ...

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by jbs2886
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China—US Aviation Thread
Replies: 38
Views: 2623

Re: China—US Aviation Thread

For those of you who are interested in the pax traffic numbers and loads of Chinese mainland carriers on their US routes all, you may get an idea by clicking the link below that contains a chart compiled by a Chinese professional based on data from DOT (the chart contains data on Sept 2017, and fro...

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by jbs2886
Thu Mar 29, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China—US Aviation Thread
Replies: 38
Views: 2623

Re: China—US Aviation Thread

For those of you who are interested in the pax traffic numbers and loads of Chinese mainland carriers on their US routes all, you may get an idea by clicking the link below that contains a chart compiled by a Chinese professional based on data from DOT (the chart contains data on Sept 2017, and fro...

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by jbs2886
Thu Mar 29, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2018
Replies: 384
Views: 34745

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Wondering if we're seeing remote stands on the eastern side of this image (four a/c on right-hand side), or just temporary parking? http://www.flychicago.com/sites/ohare21/SiteCollectionImages/finalrender/ORD_T5_SW_to_NE.PNG from http://www.flychicago.com/sites/ohare21/SiteCollectionImages/finalren...

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by jbs2886
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2018
Replies: 384
Views: 34745

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

CHI2DFW wrote:
Look for some more announcements in late 2018 to affirm the “partnership.”


Which partnership?

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by jbs2886
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Air Canada fleet plan calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019
Replies: 119
Views: 20388

Re: Updated Air Canada fleet planes calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019

I would hazard a guess all YOW widebody routes will stay 763 until the very end. After 2019, I would bet on the 788 taking over YOW-LHR and YOW-FRA. While not the optimal aircraft for the stage length, AC are using the 788 on YUL-FRA this summer and the 788 is certainly the optimal size of aircraft...

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by jbs2886
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13268

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

There was literally a thread just recently with a link saying that management has no plans in additional P2P flying. So by that logic BOS/DCA-SFO can be ruled out. You do realize DCA is an AA hub? DCA-SFO is outside the perimeter, so AA would need to either request an additional perimeter exemption...

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by jbs2886
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes
Replies: 68
Views: 13268

Re: American to bring premium 757 to domestic routes

Runway28L wrote:
There was literally a thread just recently with a link saying that management has no plans in additional P2P flying.

So by that logic BOS/DCA-SFO can be ruled out.


You do realize DCA is an AA hub?

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by jbs2886
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 252
Views: 39687

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

Here's the original Reuters report referenced in the BBJ article https://www.reuters.com/article/us-american-airlines-boeing/boeing-set-to-win-american-wide-body-jet-order-sources-idUSKBN1GZ35U Looks to be an order of 25-30 frames, no variant specified yet. Nothing mentioned about the A350 order, b...

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by jbs2886
Tue Mar 27, 2018 3:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2018
Replies: 384
Views: 34745

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

ADrum23 wrote:
Does anyone see additional DY service coming eventually? Perhaps to CDG, AMS, OSL, CPH, etc?


I anticipate additional Norwegian service. Perhaps CDG, OSL, MAD. I wonder if DY will ever base 787s at DUB/EDI for longer flights.

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by jbs2886
Mon Mar 26, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A320 Retirement
Replies: 31
Views: 8235

Re: American A320 Retirement

This is all pretty funny with the A320 holds up better and AA is taking more A320 series. ...AA has already retired A320s, 20 of them in fact. https://www.planespotters.net/production-list/search?fleet=American-Airlines&manufacturer=Airbus&type=A320&fleetStatus=historic Yes, and quite a...

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by jbs2886
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago 2018 Thread
Replies: 20
Views: 1866

Re: Chicago 2018 Thread

Midway737 wrote:
TWA1985 wrote:
stlgph wrote:
If you want success, talk about how Alaska Airlines will be opening a second hub in Chicago.


Whoa?! Is this a rumor or is this actually happening?



I highly doubt it.


Lol...and what is PDX and SFO. To a lesser extent, LAX and SAN? Alaska has more than 1 hub.

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by jbs2886
Mon Mar 26, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American A320 Retirement
Replies: 31
Views: 8235

Re: American A320 Retirement

https://www.planespotters.net/productio ... s=historic
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This is all pretty funny with the A320 holds up better and AA is taking more A320 series.

...AA has already retired A320s, 20 of them in fact. https://www.planespotters.net/productio ... s=historic

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by jbs2886
Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Airbus A330 Neo Dropped From American Airlines Wide-Body Contest
Replies: 235
Views: 30106

Re: Bloomberg: Airbus A330 Neo Dropped From American Airlines Wide-Body Contest

Why would they order the A330NEO when they already have the 787 in their fleet? To avoid penalties for cancelling the A350...as was clearly stated in the article. I doubt there would be penalties considering this order dates back to the pre-XWB A350, plus delays. Either way, I debt AA could just co...

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by jbs2886
Thu Mar 22, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus officially launches 251t A330neo variant
Replies: 137
Views: 24600

Re: Airbus officially launches 251t A330neo variant

Not a new ( but invariably brought up again in similar context ) argument. We've seen Boeing go quite a bit beyond "favorable terms" into the domain of wishful thinking, snake oil and stuff. i.e. I think your critique with that fine powdering of ad hominem against Keesje is uncalled for. ...

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by jbs2886
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%
Replies: 100
Views: 16863

Re: Rumor: AS Reducing Airbus Transcon Flying >50%

It was *not* a hostile takeover. VX shareholders happily sold to the highest bidder. That bidder was AS. A hostile takeover is a specific term that suggests the transaction happened against VX shareholders' will, which it did not. Some shares were nonvoting, but the majority of VX shareholders over...

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by jbs2886
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: El Al Airlines posts deepening losses as market share shrinks
Replies: 47
Views: 6006

Re: El Al Airlines posts deepening losses as market share shrinks

They should just offer an LCC option for those don't care about security/comfort as much. An Israeli carrier give up comfort? Sure! But, give up security? NEVER ! ! ! What you think an Israeli carrier shouldn’t care about security? I’m not getting into a Israel debate, but I think an Israeli airlin...

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by jbs2886
Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to expand route, repatriate aircraft
Replies: 14
Views: 3281

Re: Kenya Airways to expand route, repatriate aircraft

Kenya Airways is looking to add as many as 20 routes in the coming 5 years. It is also looking to repatriate 5 aircraft that were leased out as part of its reorg plan. We know that it has 788s with Oman Air and 77Ws with Turkish. Kenya Airways will this year take back two Boeing Dreamliners and thr...

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by jbs2886
Wed Mar 21, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kenya Airways to expand route, repatriate aircraft
Replies: 14
Views: 3281

Re: Kenya Airways to expand route, repatriate aircraft

The 787 seems to work very well for Kenyan but is the 777-300ER just TOO BIG for the airline ? What works for Ethiopian does not necessarily work for Kenyan. Kenyan should keep it simple. I agree the 77W is probably a bit big for the airline, but since they already own (or have them on lease), its ...

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by jbs2886
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus officially launches 251t A330neo variant
Replies: 137
Views: 24600

Re: Airbus officially launches 251t A330neo variant

If find it interesting to compare these latest MTOW and ranges of the A330NEOs with the ones of the different versions of the A340-200/300. With their initial MTOW of 253.5T, the respective ranges of the A340-200/300 were 7450nm and 6700nm with a 3-class cabin layout. With the 275T MTOW, these rang...

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by jbs2886
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus officially launches 251t A330neo variant
Replies: 137
Views: 24600

Re: Airbus officially launches 251t A330neo variant

Varsity1 wrote:
I can't help but wonder if Delta should have gone with 25 A350-1000 and 25 of the 251T A339.

Flying the A330 TPAC will be interesting.


How would DL have gone for that when the 251T was launched yesterday?

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by jbs2886
Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Chicago aviation news - 2018
Replies: 384
Views: 34745

Re: Chicago aviation news - 2018

Looks like 2018 is shaping up to be a big year. Movements and pax up almost 4% in January alone according to just posted CDA data. And international cargo up 50%!! Might be helpful to post the link, which is: http://www.flychicago.com/SiteCollectionDocuments/Business/FactAndFigures/AirTraffic/0118%...

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by jbs2886
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 192
Views: 43797

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

A nice new order, I wish this new airline good luck. What happened to 24 737 MAX orders subtracted from the total and equaling the count for "unidentified customers"? Was there a recent order/orders for two dozen subsequently cancelled? Just wondering, thanks. Perhaps Monarch? They ordere...

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by jbs2886
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic Post £28million Loss, First in 4 Years
Replies: 38
Views: 8334

Re: Virgin Atlantic Post £28million Loss, First in 4 Years

Despite an increase of 20% in US customers, due to a weaker valued pound, and heavy relationship with Delta, the company reversed last years £24million profit, dipping back into the red. The airline blamed much of the loss on 787 Trent engine issues: So you are blaming DL for the loss? Nope, just b...

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