Congratulations to Austria! I expect that the winglets will be very common on the 767 as it increases the range, and saves several tons of fuel.
|Quoting Solnabo (Reply 2):|
Sound odd when OS had the A332 (winglets already installed) and the range.
|Quoting PEET7G (Reply 3):|
YEP, +extra seat that they did not need +cargo belly space they could not fill= Surprise, surprise an airline with a mission profile where the 767 turned out to be more economical. All this despite the commonality myth with their single aisle fleet... makes you wonder, doesn't it?
I am sure that the cost of ownership might have been the issue. It might have been more expensive just to own the A332 than the 767. The benefit of being able to move more cargo and people did not return the extra cost of ownership. Looking at the improved revenue for Austria in the first quarter of 2007 I am sure they did the right move here.
|Quoting DavidkunzVIE (Reply 1):|
My thread was deleted yesterday, so I expect yours will be, too.
|Quoting Solnabo (Reply 4):|
It sure does, but I doubt 763 is more economical, it´s a gasguzzler, period.
Solnabo. Don't get me started here
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