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by Geoff1947
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst
Replies: 97
Views: 19260

Re: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst

It is not in the strategic interest of the Emirates to cancel a Boeing order. You got it wrong. It is not in the strategic interest of boeing for Emirates to cancel 787 order. Emirates will go after the best deal available and if Airbus offers one, Emirates won't hesitate a bit to take over the one...

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by Geoff1947
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107366

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

To clarify, the 10 77W and 15 A320neos are not new orders, nor have they ordered 5 more A350s. Kuwait has/will convert 5 of their current A350 order (out of 10) to 8 A338s. KU’s future fleet will as of now consist of 10 77Ws (all delivered), 15 A320neos (previous order), 8 A338s (new conversion), a...

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by Geoff1947
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107366

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Discussion thread here: https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1406195 8 frames total delivered at less than 1 per year is hardly huge but much needed for Airbus. Kuwait order includes: 10 B77W 15 A320NEO 8 A338 5 A359 I believe that all the deliveries for the total order will happ...

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by Geoff1947
Thu Oct 11, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbpr ... ction-list

Geoff
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Sayan777 wrote:
Which is the latest MSN to be in the Final Assembly line.


This is a very helpful source of A350 production information.

https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbpr ... ction-list

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: ET stops to accept deliveries for A350's and ordering 12 more B787 instead
Replies: 50
Views: 17271

Re: Rumour: ET stops to accept deliveries for A350's and ordering 12 more B787 instead

https://www.facebook.com/51940541144039 ... 372108514/

Geoff

Edit
Sorry attempted to link to a photo from late August when next ET frame emerged from assembly.
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ET#10 about a month ago.

https://www.facebook.com/51940541144039 ... 372108514/

Geoff

Edit
Sorry attempted to link to a photo from late August when next ET frame emerged from assembly.

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by Geoff1947
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Slug71 wrote:
Movement for MSNs 52, 55, 112, 141, and 161, seems very slow.


Yes they all have customer specific reasons for still being at TLS , although 52 and 55 are owned by AerCap so technically ‘delivered’.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: BRITISH AIRWAYS and VIRGIN ATLANTIC A350-1000 DELIVERY DATES

https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbpr ... ction-list

Geoff
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pabloeing wrote:
TC957 wrote:
From what I've read, for the first ones it's Q2 2019 for VS and Q3 2019 for BA.

¿How many in 2019 for VS and BA?


Just looking at the MSN assignments it looks like 4 or 5 for VS and 3 or 4 for BA.

https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbpr ... ction-list

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
Geoff1947 wrote:
Do you know which airline is due to get MSN275 ?Geoff

My information shows it is a QR frame (359).


This would be the 35th -900 for QR, with the recent conversion of 5 -900s to -1000s there are only 34 on order. Maybe MSN 275 will not be built after all ?

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Fri Sep 28, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 55 (3U#3) maintenance engine run & taxi test MSN 125 (QR#32) sporting its final reg (A7-AND) - delivery imminent MSN 172 (QR#31) sporting its final reg (A7-AMF) - delivery imminent MSN 206 (CX#26) sporting its final reg (B-LXD) - delivery imminent MSN 223 (SQ#23) on its delivery flight as S...

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by Geoff1947
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation
Replies: 121
Views: 17268

Re: $10 Billion JFK Airport Renovation

More state aid for the US aviation sector then !!

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by Geoff1947
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I'm guessing the slower deliveries this year are due to -1000 and -ULR certification, introduction of the new wing twist and winglets, and supply of engines? Next year should see a good ramp up. There have been customer specific issues with HNA and Qatar which have caused a build up of assembled fr...

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by Geoff1947
Sun Sep 23, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Is MSN 239 (CI#14) , which is in special livery , being lined up as the 200th delivery ?

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air to close Poznan base in Polish reshuffle
Replies: 21
Views: 2843

Re: Wizz Air to close Poznan base in Polish reshuffle

Yes, used them a few times. Very much like a Pink and Purple EasyJet.

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by Geoff1947
Mon Sep 17, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
Geoff1947 wrote:
Do you know which airline is due to get MSN275 ?Geoff

My information shows it is a QR frame (359).


Thanks you’re a star hkcanadaexpat.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Etihad's first A35K is still listed as MSN 290 as far as my info goes. With MSN 275 currently in FAL, it should enter FAL well before year-end assuming (1) it is built in MSN order (not all of them are at Airbus - unlike at Boeing) and (2) Etihad hasn't had a change of heart on this order as some r...

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by Geoff1947
Mon Sep 17, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

When is the first A35K for Etihad going into production. Etihad's first A35K is still listed as MSN 290 as far as my info goes. With MSN 275 currently in FAL, it should enter FAL well before year-end assuming (1) it is built in MSN order (not all of them are at Airbus - unlike at Boeing) and (2) Et...

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by Geoff1947
Sat Sep 15, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 97
Views: 26218

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

xwb777 wrote:
Emirates has confirmed its order for 20 A380s. Deliveries will start 2020.


Airbus booked these 20 on the 11th February.

Emirates have 57 more on order, 105 delivered. Deliveries of the last 20 won’t be until the mid 2020s with the production rate at 6 per year.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How will BA expand?
Replies: 37
Views: 5765

Re: How will BA expand?

Why expand if it will just dilute profit margins and yields. What profitable opportunities are they missing ?

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Thu Sep 06, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Production Thread 2018
Replies: 219
Views: 53431

Re: Boeing 777X Production Thread 2018

Some exciting new developments: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/pictures-boeing-reveals-first-assembled-777x-ahead-451693/ I am assuming that the new wing will have more flex than previous 777s, correct? Interesting note: first delivery is to NH in 2020..? "That aircraft will first ...

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by Geoff1947
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30877

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Does anyone know about an airline restarting the route between San Jose ( SYQ ) and Bocas del Toro ( BOC ), thanks. Geoff Don't think you'll see it soon. SYQ only has one airline which is Aerobell Airlines which recently started scheduled operations, SANSA does not serve it or see them serving it s...

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by Geoff1947
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Central American aviation thread - 2018
Replies: 471
Views: 30877

Re: Central American aviation thread - 2018

Does anyone know about an airline restarting the route between San Jose ( SYQ ) and Bocas del Toro ( BOC ), thanks.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

And so the delivery target for this year is 105, and since the program is expected to start generating a positive cash flow sometime this year, 120 frames for 2019 all generating a positive cash flow should be good news for Airbus. Airbus current target is Rate10 which equates to 110 per year as th...

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by Geoff1947
Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Yes thanks, I know delivery is the wrong word but we all tend to use it. I really meant entry into service. Geoff Delivery is either "Contractual Delivery" when the aircraft is paid/signed for, vs "Physical Delivery" when the aircraft takes off on its delivery flight. Entry into...

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by Geoff1947
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 55 (3U#3) out on another test flight #AIB07FI MSN 98 (HU/JD) engine run MSN 220 (SQ#22) test flight #AIB03FZ Good to see some of the older frames progressing towards delivery. Geoff Agreed. Especially since mid 250s are rolling out of the FAL now. Things seems really quiet/slow on the -1000 sti...

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by Geoff1947
Thu Aug 23, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 55 (3U#3) out on another test flight #AIB07FI MSN 98 (HU/JD) engine run MSN 220 (SQ#22) test flight #AIB03FZ Good to see some of the older frames progressing towards delivery. Geoff Technically 55 was delivered in December 2016. Yes thanks, I know delivery is the wrong word but we all tend to u...

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by Geoff1947
Wed Aug 22, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 55 (3U#3) out on another test flight #AIB07FI
MSN 98 (HU/JD) engine run
MSN 220 (SQ#22) test flight #AIB03FZ


Good to see some of the older frames progressing towards delivery.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 229
Views: 54733

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Someone83 wrote:
Zero delivered in July. When did this happen the last time?


Zero 777-300ERs delivered in October 2017. There may have been a freighter or two.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107366

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Personally I ignore all announcements before they are included in the published order books. Even then some of these never get fulfilled. Both Airbus and Boeing have hyperactive PR departments which must drive the real workers mad !!

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

How long before the ULRs get delivered to SQ ?

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107366

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

So Boeing also had some more orders that were already booked. Plus some that are still a commitment / MoU. That evens it out with Airbus in a true duopoly style. Both should be more clear in their press releases. The most surprising thing from Boeing's update is that Jet now 150 737 MAX on the orde...

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by Geoff1947
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 229
Views: 54733

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Four cancellations from the Unidentified category in this month’s Boeing figures. Now 48 unfilled orders for the 777-300ER with 13 Unidentified. Geoff Three more cancellations in the Unidentified category in the July figures. Now down to 10. More cancellations to come as Boeing tidies up their orde...

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by Geoff1947
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12194

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

Max Q wrote:
Are there aircraft already built that cannot be delivered ?


No this has been likely ever since the US election in 2016.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Mon Aug 13, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 229
Views: 54733

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

What about ANA ? They had 6 remaining until recently at least. Did they cancel or convert to other models ? The777Man Not sure about this 2014 order, based on Boeing O&D website, all ANA orders have been fulfilled. However I find it strange though, the 777-9X figure is wrong and the two B772FLR...

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by Geoff1947
Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I noticed on the unofficial A350 delivery website: https://sites.google.com/site/a350xwbproduction/production-list that MSN 98, 112 and 226 are now due for delivery to Hainan Airlines rather than Beijing Capital Airlines. I know HNA are the majority owner of JD, but are they now taking them for the...

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by Geoff1947
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Will MSN 71 be one of the 8 Virgin Atlantic has on direct order from Airbus or a 9th ? Or maybe it could be a 5th from Air Lease. Anyone know.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 60 (3U#1) out on its first CAF #AIB08FK
MSN 110 (QR#30) completed a second RTO this morning. First flight scheduled for Tuesday
MSN 230 (SQ#23/24) RTO. First flight scheduled for Tuesday


Does this mean MSN 230 is now ahead of MSN 223 ?

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ministers pay £1m to Qatar Airways to market Wales
Replies: 7
Views: 1530

Re: Ministers pay £1m to Qatar Airways to market Wales

Despite the poor reporting, very common from the BBC these days, this is a marketing joint venture not a handout.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 97
Views: 26218

Re: Airbus A380 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Engine choice will probably be announced with firming of 787 order. EK is likely tying the two engine deals together for maximum leverage. When EK canceled the original 350 order, and ordered the first tranche of RR powered 380 there was word that whom ever wins their RFP for regional jet( in that ...

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by Geoff1947
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 223 (SQ#23/24) active on the flightline this morning MSN 227 (IB#2) active at the delivery centre this morning MSN 228 (PR#2) active at the delivery centre this morning MSN 235 (HX#5) RTO this morning. First flight scheduled for Tuesday Thanks for your regular updates, much appreciated. Good to...

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by Geoff1947
Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK, Luton Airport turns 80 !
Replies: 16
Views: 1058

Re: UK, Luton Airport turns 80 !

And the airport layout has not been improved for many decades... a third world airport by most standards. Depends what you mean by improved, I guess. There have been many changes in recent years and more to come. Very successful airport as far as number of flights and aircraft movements. I use it r...

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by Geoff1947
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Actually there have been 45 deliveries so far in 2018: MSN #s88,100,102,106,114,118,126,132,143,174,177,179,180,181,182,183,184,185,186,187,188,189,190,191,192,193,195,196,197,198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 209, 210, 212, 213, 218, 219, 221 Delivery flights and deliveries are not the ...

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by Geoff1947
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107366

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

I’ll be interested to see when these FIA announcements make it to the Airbus and Boeing orderbooks.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 122
Views: 30416

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

So after three days the big news at FIA 18 is that there is no big news.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 101868

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

Undisclosed customer orders six A330neo Family aircraft https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2018/07/undisclosed-customer-orders-six-a330neo-family-aircraft.html That one will be interesting to see how it will be booked - the wording points towards a mix of -800/900s, not only -900s. J...

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 78
Views: 25010

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

audidudi wrote:
The next A333 for Tianjin Airlines was delivered yesterday:

Airbus A330-343 1840 B-1045 Tianjin Airlines delivery 16 July 2018 TLS-TSN ex F-WWYD


Hopefully a sign that HNA are resolving their financial problems.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 101868

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

http://www.airbus.com/aircraft/market/o ... eries.html
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Momo1435 wrote:
This is what the title of the press release tells us

"LEVEL adds two A330-200s to its fleet"

To be delivered in 2019


Included as an order in the Airbus figures for the end of June, dated 21st June.

Reported here

http://www.airbus.com/aircraft/market/o ... eries.html

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by Geoff1947
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 101868

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

StTim wrote:
Asiaflyer wrote:
IAG orders 2 more A330 for delivery in 2019



Are these in addition to the two LEVEL ordered recently - or the same order re publicized?


Official press release for the two booked last month !!

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1450
Views: 511715

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Looking at this excellent source http://www.a350-production.com/production-list After MSN 221, recently delivered, their are few frames due out of assembly that can go straight to the flightline and on to delivery. I see 227 for IB 228 for PR 236 for PR 239 for CI 243 for PR 255 for LH Airbus will b...

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by Geoff1947
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and United continue talks on 321LR/330
Replies: 76
Views: 17554

Re: Airbus and United continue talks on 321LR/330

For me, the question is one of current day reality over future promises. Is the A321 that much better than what the B797 will bring to the table taking into account the missions UAL would be using them for? I suspect that both manufacturers will make purchasing them very easy and cheap in an attemp...

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