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737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 11:15 am

The 737-900ER just booked an order for 30 frames on June 30th, which is listed as an unidentified customer.

What amazes me is how many have been sold since on offer... 63 were sold and 3 customers before first flight, which already beats -900.

Any idea who could have booked the 30?
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MCOflyer
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 11:19 am

My guess is a leasing company or CO. In addition to that, a China airline might be it too.

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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 12:20 pm

Quoting MCOflyer (Reply 1):
My guess is a leasing company or CO. In addition to that, a China airline might be it too.

MCOflyer

Not CO...while there is the possibility that withine they're order of 24 additional NG's, there will be some 900ER's there won't be anywhere near 30.

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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:41 pm

Wonder if all those meetings in PHX paid off at usair? hmmmm....
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 2:49 pm

TUI group?

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aaden
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 3:01 pm

maybe boeings 737 has a shot at 6,000 planes. does anybody know how close they are to this?
 
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 3:06 pm

Quoting AAden (Reply 5):
maybe boeings 737 has a shot at 6,000 planes. does anybody know how close they are to this?

Considering that 6,473 orders have been placed, it would seem they have a pretty good shot at it.
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 3:06 pm

What are the projected operating costs of the -900ER?

If it's not too much higher than the -800, the extra capacity should be a no-brainer.

Problem with the -900 non-ER was the limited range and the fact that the max capacity was not any higher than the -800. (189)
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Amazonphil
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 3:28 pm

Quoting Brons2 (Reply 7):

Problem with the -900 non-ER was the limited range and the fact that the max capacity was not any higher than the -800. (189)

This obviously depends on configuration. Most of CO's 738's only hold 155(some even less) and all the 12 739's hold 167.

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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:18 pm

A good start to an Improved Excellent & Proven Aircraft.
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:28 pm

Looking forward to seeing the SpiceJet examples out here fairly soon! Yummy!
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blsbls99
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:44 pm

Could this be Lion Air converting their 30 options?
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 4:50 pm

Most likely a single class cabin operator. Those are the ones that really benefit from the aditional escape doors and subsequent additional seating capasity (>180)
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RE: 737-900ER Is Off To A Great Start...

Wed Jul 12, 2006 7:39 pm

Please continue this conversation here:
Boeing Has Sold 30 B737-900ER (by AMSSFO Jul 12 2006 in Civil Aviation)

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