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by FlightLevel360
Thu Apr 19, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

SumChristianus wrote:
Should we read anything into the order of the options on the right, used A319/A320s on the top...E190 above CS100, 737 Max 10 above A321neo?

I would take that with a grain of salt.

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Curious why UA is increasing the size of their "inferior" Airbus fleet instead of investing in a better customer experience and newer aircraft in the same class, such as the CS300. The A319/320 seats are ridiculously thin and uncomfortable to the point where you are basically sitting on n...

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Apr 19, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Curious why UA is increasing the size of their "inferior" Airbus fleet instead of investing in a better customer experience and newer aircraft in the same class, such as the CS300. The A319/320 seats are ridiculously thin and uncomfortable to the point where you are basically sitting on n...

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I just noticed the Polaris tracker hasn’t been updated in a while.. still showing 14 77W, 5 763 and 0 772. But Stoked to see the lounges page has been updated with SFO lounge is set to open Apr 30th! Anyone know the tentative opening dates of IAH & EWR? Also it looks like N786UA has just been s...

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

iahcsr wrote:
77W
N2747U now ‘Ready for Delivery’
3M9
N67501 Another test hop today.. Don’t know yet if a B5 or a C1.. given delivery scheduled for 23rd or 24th would hope the latter.


It was a C1.

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

Curious why UA is increasing the size of their "inferior" Airbus fleet instead of investing in a better customer experience and newer aircraft in the same class, such as the CS300. The A319/320 seats are ridiculously thin and uncomfortable to the point where you are basically sitting on no...

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Apr 17, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

So it seems like all the domestic projects are wrapping up. All aircraft have PDE, All but 405 have scimitars and all but 705 have new seats. What is the next project to start? 738/739 new first class? updating the interiors to Polaris like the new A319s? Any idea if there is a plan to fix the loca...

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

So it seems like all the domestic projects are wrapping up. All aircraft have PDE, All but 405 have scimitars and all but 705 have new seats. What is the next project to start? 738/739 new first class? updating the interiors to Polaris like the new A319s? Any idea if there is a plan to fix the loca...

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by FlightLevel360
Mon Apr 16, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed
Replies: 54
Views: 9867

Re: United Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed

The seat map for the upcoming 787-10 for United Airlines has been leaked. In total it will have 318 seats 44 Polaris seats 21 Premium Economy 45 Economy Plus 208 Regular Economy https://www.ausbt.com.au/united-s-boeing-787-10-to-get-polaris-business-class-premium-economy?utm_source=hero This is whe...

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by FlightLevel360
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

The 76L configuration is one of the crazier layouts I've seen... seems that one pair of OW exits is deactivated, and I suppose UA expects to get a full business class service for 46 pax out of the forward galley? No wonder the Polaris service changes came about... Agree a 767-300ER with 167 seats s...

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by FlightLevel360
Sat Apr 14, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hot (Pink) off the press! 3M's new ATR shows herself
Replies: 41
Views: 6548

Re: Hot (Pink) off the press! 3M's new ATR shows herself

I think they should change their name to "Magenta Airways"

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Apr 12, 2018 3:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore's SIN-NYC Nonstop
Replies: 18
Views: 5264

Re: Singapore's SIN-NYC Nonstop

Newark is too far from New York City. Why not just do passengers a favor and move the flight to JFK instead?

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by FlightLevel360
Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018
Replies: 225
Views: 32552

Re: Delta Aircraft Refurbishment - 2018

Any news on 7004 D1 mod?

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by FlightLevel360
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

A picture of the B/E Aspire Economy seat: https://twitter.com/wandrme/status/850398434154643458 Looks very similar to what Garuda Indonesia installed on their 737 MAX 8s. Image found here: https://milespointsandbeyond.id/garuda-indonesia-brand-new-boeing-737-max-8-has-come/garuda-indonesia-boeing-73...

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by FlightLevel360
Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana celebrates 30th anniversary; refocus more on longhaul flying
Replies: 67
Views: 7911

Re: Asiana Airlines future expansion

EWR is too far away from NYC compared to JFK and as such is not nearly as convenient for most people flying out of there. Furthermore, the A380 (with the upper deck economy section) is by far one of the most comfortable ways to get to Asia with a one-stop connection in Seoul. Furthermore, the A380 s...

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by FlightLevel360
Fri Apr 06, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

https://thepointsguy.com/2017/10/united ... 77-layout/
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Almost half the plane will be Polaris, just like the 777-300ER. Economy is obviously getting densified to accommodate the new premium heavy cabin

https://thepointsguy.com/2017/10/united ... 77-layout/

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by FlightLevel360
Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I saw an instagram video highlighting the new 757-300 cabin. Although F has the new seats (same on the A320 and 73G), economy is the B/E Aerospae Pinnacle with seat back pocket, the same as the 737-900ERs. I was surprised that they didn't even install a tablet holder like the 77As, given that these ...

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by FlightLevel360
Sat Mar 31, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When do we start seeing the new AS interiors and food
Replies: 55
Views: 5608

Re: When do we start seeing the new AS interiors and food

They should at least keep seatback IFE in the ex-VX aircraft. Otherwise it would be a MAJOR product downgrade for passengers.

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by FlightLevel360
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

United1 wrote:
FlightLevel360 wrote:
I hope they at least installed tablet holders.


On what the 753s? Yeah I believe the seats do have them...


That's good to hear. Now it's just a matter of speculation if these will be the B/E Aerospace Pinnacle on the 772A or the Meridian on the 73M9.

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I hope they at least installed tablet holders.

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 787-10s role in Singapore Airlines
Replies: 22
Views: 6160

Re: The 787-10s role in Singapore Airlines

iahcsr wrote:
Now that the 78J is certified, when is the first SQ delivery scheduled?


Next month.

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by FlightLevel360
Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018
Replies: 770
Views: 99865

Re: United Fleet Upgrade Status - 2018

I saw that N73860 was supposed to ferry RFD-ORD yesterday as as UA2782. Does anyone know if this bird has finished slimline installation?

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737MAX-9 planned service entry - June 7th
Replies: 50
Views: 6117

Re: United 737MAX-9 planned service entry - June 7th

AWACSooner wrote:
Will they have the same atrocious seat pitch that AA has on their 3M8's?

In the link the OP provided it says "at least 30..."
Considering that they have the same seat install (B/E Meridian) I would most likely say yes.

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by FlightLevel360
Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silver (3M) to launch MCO-HSV ATR service this year
Replies: 6
Views: 719

Re: Silver (3M) to launch MCO-HSV ATR service this year

They should really restart service to GNV...

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Feb 13, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta C Series Predictions
Replies: 81
Views: 13678

Re: Delta C Series Predictions

I was told "mid-2018" by a Delta representative...

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by FlightLevel360
Wed Feb 07, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 28
Views: 7801

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

I think the waterfront seat would be awesome!!! Im hoping we go with that!!! Seeing how the 764 retrofits won’t start until 2019, and I haven’t seen any real official word from Delta on the 764 Suite retrofit, I think Waterfront would be better. A great product, without having to compromise seating...

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by FlightLevel360
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 365
Views: 49122

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

Hi all just a quick question. I am flying on the 23nd of March and returning on April 4th Narita to Manila back to Narita. I am trying to figure out which type of 763 I am supposed to be on. I know it has the mid Lavs. I am just not sure about blocked windows on this flight in the economy+ area of ...

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by FlightLevel360
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018
Replies: 365
Views: 49122

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2018

I'm seeing the Domestic 763 fly ATL-LAX-ATL during the summer...

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by FlightLevel360
Wed Jan 31, 2018 12:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 359
Views: 40343

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

So do you all think Delta will get their first CS100 this spring?

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by FlightLevel360
Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Redeeming Elevates to fly SFO-LAX-SFO, on VX's first A321neo and first A320
Replies: 12
Views: 3345

Re: Redeeming Elevates to fly SFO-LAX-SFO, on VX's first A321neo and first A320

Interesting you both mention the detail in this report, right away I noticed I never took a clear picture or even video to screenshot to focus on the available legroom in my seat, whereas on many trip reports I've read in the recent and distant past, this is one of the first or most consistently co...

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Redeeming Elevates to fly SFO-LAX-SFO, on VX's first A321neo and first A320
Replies: 12
Views: 3345

Re: Redeeming Elevates to fly SFO-LAX-SFO, on VX's first A321neo and first A320

Wow, this is amazing! This has gotta be one of the most detailed VX trip reports I've ever seen!
On a side note... the first A320 emerged in AS livery yesterday (N625VA)

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by FlightLevel360
Wed Jan 24, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.
Replies: 233
Views: 36672

Re: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.

Keep in mind that United might be acquiring some used 767-300ERs from Hawaiian as they retire them later this year. On average, they are all around 15-16 years old (with the exception of a lone non-ER 767-300), younger than United's current 76W fleet. Also, doesn't Airbus have a Most Favored Custome...

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by FlightLevel360
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:45 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N OAK-OGG Jan 20, 2018
Replies: 27
Views: 7952

Re: Hawaiian Airlines A321-271N OAK-OGG Jan 20, 2018

Awesome report! Somewhat disappointed to see that HA does not offer seatback screens anymore... such a pity considering the fact that these birds are going to be used on flights lasting 5-6 hours in length

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan
Replies: 19
Views: 5369

Re: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan

Caveman1 wrote:
How many do they have now?


921, 922, 923, and 925. That makes 4.
924 and 926 should be delivered very soon.

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan
Replies: 19
Views: 5369

Re: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan

Hi everybody, According to FlightRadar24, it seems that the only route that the new A321neo is operating on a regular basis is SFO-DCA; even then, you see the occasional A320 operating this route. Aside from that, it seems like the A321neo is filling in on some random routes previously operated by ...

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska "Beyond" problems, Seattle Times finally catches on
Replies: 125
Views: 20671

Re: Alaska "Beyond" problems, Seattle Times finally catches on

Alaska does have an excellent frequent flyer program, but from an amenity perspective, I'd say this is where AS is severely lacking behind many of its competitors.

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by FlightLevel360
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin America 2018 A321 plan
Replies: 19
Views: 5369

Virgin America 2018 A321 plan

Hi everybody, According to FlightRadar24, it seems that the only route that the new A321neo is operating on a regular basis is SFO-DCA; even then, you see the occasional A320 operating this route. Aside from that, it seems like the A321neo is filling in on some random routes previously operated by t...

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by FlightLevel360
Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why use widebodies for domestic flights?
Replies: 100
Views: 14991

Re: Why use widebodies for domestic flights?

UA977/1611 is a repositioning flight for the 3-class 777ER running between Chicago and Newark. This is so that the 77E can be used on South American/European routes out of EWR as well as European routes out of ORD. Having the plane do something like EWR-MUC-ORD (Which is a random route I made up, by...

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Dec 19, 2017 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CX announces HKG-IAD with A350-1000
Replies: 77
Views: 21857

Re: CX announces HKG-IAD with A350-1000

I'm pretty sure that this route is going to be a 350-900...
How much range does the A35K have compared to the 900? I could have sworn I read somewhere that the A35K had more range than the -900 somewhere...

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by FlightLevel360
Tue Dec 12, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX Fleet
Replies: 53
Views: 10407

Re: United 737 MAX Fleet

What is the range of the 73MAX10? Can it take bed seat and do all transcontinental destinations? Could it do SFO to MIA, BOS to LAX? Otherwise I assume it’s getting the new domestic First seat at least. I think the current F seats on the 737 are really bad, poor cushions and storage aside from gene...

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by FlightLevel360
Sun Dec 10, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX Fleet
Replies: 53
Views: 10407

Re: United 737 MAX Fleet

According to a pretty reliable site: https://sites.google.com/site/unitedfleetsite/mainline-fleet-tracking UA has 5x 738MAX coming in 2018. True? I didn't think they had any 8's ordered, but they already listed unit #'s. N67501 N37502 N27503 N37504 N47505 N37506 Interesting! I never noticed it on t...

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by FlightLevel360
Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX Fleet
Replies: 53
Views: 10407

Re: United 737 MAX Fleet

I understand your point. However, it just seems really "cheap" to not have the seatback entertainment screens - almost like a budget carrier. United doesn't even have power ports/usb ports for any of their 737s with PDE, so I can't see the rationale here. At least give us one or the other...

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by FlightLevel360
Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 28
Views: 7801

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

Delta will receive their first Airbus A330-900neo in 2019. This aircraft will be replacing some of the older 767-300ERs, along with the existing Airbus A350. For economy and premium select, I think they'll go with the same seats that they have on the A350 right now (Recaro CL3710 model for economy ...

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by FlightLevel360
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 28
Views: 7801

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

I think it could be the Zodiac Cirrus NG for the A330neo. It is an evolution of their current A330 seat, and is better in every way. Or the Waterfront, which is reverse herringbone and has sliding doors, to keep up with their A350/777 J I certainly hope they go with the Panasonic waterfront. It wil...

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by FlightLevel360
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX Fleet
Replies: 53
Views: 10407

Re: United 737 MAX Fleet

Regarding IFE, eliminating seatback TV's is the way of the future. And I actually support it. That's 180 TV's to break, spark, fail, etc etc, and TONS of wiring. Eliminate it. Save the weight. Save the fuel. Save the maintenance. And just let me have streaming, to start and pause as I like, from a ...

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United 737 MAX Fleet
Replies: 53
Views: 10407

United 737 MAX Fleet

United Airlines will be taking the first of 161 737 MAX 9 and MAX 10 aircraft starting next year. This will be a thread to discuss all things about this new fleet that will be essentially the backbone of UA's new domestic fleet, as not much is currently known at this time about the aircraft. First t...

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Dec 07, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL May Push C-Series Order to AM Avoiding Trade Duty
Replies: 116
Views: 29381

Re: DL May Push C-Series Order to AM Avoiding Trade Duty

For a Mobile CSeries FAL, worst case would be that only Canadian parts could be hit by duties. At least 50% of the CSeries is US sourced. Then the wings + part of the fuselage are from Belfast. (+ Some from China) Not sure what's left, made in Canada, (the cockpit? The engines?) that would be taxab...

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What’s next for Silver Airways?
Replies: 127
Views: 16260

Re: What’s next for Silver Airways?

Hope they restart service to GNV. I work in GNV during the summer and it'll be great to see some other options besides DL and AA.

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by FlightLevel360
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations
Replies: 28
Views: 7801

Re: Delta A330neo - fleet speculations

Also, does anyone has any registration info for the A330? I presume DL will go with the N8##NW model, just like with their existing A330s. They've only ordered 25 of these, so they should be able to fit them within the N8##NW format. Somebody posted in a separate thread that they were gonna have th...

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