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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 2:26 pm

It seems reports are saying EK will order 10 more A380s.... will this go for their low cost airline?

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PARIS, June 18 (Reuters) - Dubai-based airline Emirates [EMAIR.UL] is set to place a provisional order worth over $3 billion for 10 Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft, industry sources said on Monday.

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If this proves to be true, the A380 will hit the 20 order mark very easily this year...
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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 2:33 pm

Quoting Atnight (Thread starter):
provisional order

What the heck is a provisional order? Is that another way of saying MOU in sheeps clothing?

The airshow is really leaking. Will see which web sites get the real scoops and those that just start rumours.

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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 2:44 pm

Quoting Atnight (Thread starter):
It seems reports are saying EK will order 10 more A380s....

If this proves to be true, the A380 will hit the 20 order mark very easily this year...

The 20 per year target might have been adequate before the events of the past couple of years. A target of 50 a year for the next 5+ years is more in line with program needs now IMO.
 
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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 2:53 pm

Looks like EK is going for capacity and frequency.  box 
 
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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 2:57 pm

There are conflicting reports here. One states 8 x A380 for EK and 60 to 100 x A350XWB according to Les Echos. Meanwhile La Tribune reports 10 x A380 plus 80 x A350 for QR.

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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 3:07 pm

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 11):
Meanwhile La Tribune reports 10 x A380 plus 80 x A350 for QR.

Didn't QR recently state (rather surprisingly) that they wouldn't order any more A380s beyond their 2+2?
 
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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 3:24 pm

Quoting PM (Reply 14):
Didn't QR recently state (rather surprisingly) that they wouldn't order any more A380s beyond their 2+2?

Try this Q for 10 more A380s.

http://www.sharewatch.com/story.php?storynumber=436997
 
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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 3:33 pm

This is so great if it becomes true!!!  bigthumbsup 
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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:25 pm

Quoting Azhobo (Reply 6):
Try this Q for 10 more A380s.

So 10 from Qatar, 10 from EK

That will bring the total to 188(?). Not bad.
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Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:39 pm

If Airbus have really got the hiatus of the last few months behind them.... when Airbus did the roll out of the A380, Emirates were there saying there was one problem - the A380 was not big enough. Wonder if EK will take any of their orders as A380-900s with 100 extra seats.
 
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 4:50 pm

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 4):
There are conflicting reports here. One states 8 x A380 for EK and 60 to 100 x A350XWB according to Les Echos. Meanwhile La Tribune reports 10 x A380 plus 80 x A350 for QR.

Why conflicting?

QR will firm up the 80 A350s and buy another ten A380s

EK will buy eight A380 and 60-100 A350.
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:12 pm

Quoting Thorben (Reply 10):
Why conflicting?



Quoting Atnight (Thread starter):
Quote:
PARIS, June 18 (Reuters) - Dubai-based airline Emirates [EMAIR.UL] is set to place a provisional order worth over $3 billion for 10 Airbus A380 superjumbo aircraft, industry sources said on Monday.



Quoting Thorben (Reply 10):
EK will buy eight A380 and 60-100 A350.

Maybe I should have been more concise but the Reuters report said 10 x A380 for EK whilst your report and another I had stated 8. QR is wrong it's for 3 extra A380s hope that clarifies things for you  Wink

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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:26 pm

Quoting Thorben (Reply 10):
QR will firm up the 80 A350s and buy another ten A380s

EK will buy eight A380 and 60-100 A350

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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:30 pm

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 11):
Maybe I should have been more concise but the Reuters report said 10 x A380 for EK whilst your report and another I had stated 8.

OK, the majority of the reports are 8 A380s for EK.

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 11):
QR is wrong it's for 3 extra A380s hope that clarifies things for you Wink

Only 3 for QR? I only read everywhere that it was 10. Maybe the media can't keep QR and EK apart.

Anyway, tons of speculations this morning, I guess I'll wait for official announcements.
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:33 pm

Quoting Thorben (Reply 13):
Anyway, tons of speculations this morning, I guess I'll wait for official announcements.

I fear we all may burst as isn't the first press-conf not unitl tomorrow?
 
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:34 pm

Quoting Thorben (Reply 13):
Only 3 for QR? I only read everywhere that it was 10. Maybe the media can't keep QR and EK apart.

I concur about your point on the facts but here's a fact on the A380 orders QR 3 x A380 and EK 8 x A380  Wink

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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:39 pm

Quoting Scouseflyer (Reply 14):
isn't the first press-conf not unitl tomorrow

Yes. But I suspect the first press conference will be a general update on all things Airbus. The order news is usually revealed at the "Customer announcements" scheduled during the week. Airbus normally puts a schedule on their website.
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:39 pm

Quoting Scouseflyer (Reply 12):
Think that may be slightly more that we here this week - but if half of the roumers come true this will be a good week for the boys (and ladies!) from Toulouse!

The best week of the year, but that was expected.

Quoting Scouseflyer (Reply 14):
I fear we all may burst as isn't the first press-conf not unitl tomorrow?

I don't know. If that is true I'll go back to sleep and try not to wake up before tomorrow afternoon.

Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 15):
I concur about your point on the facts but here's a fact on the A380 orders QR 3 x A380 and EK 8 x A380 Wink

Where is the source about the 3 A380s for QR?
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 5:43 pm

Quoting Thorben (Reply 17):
Quoting PanAm_DC10 (Reply 15):
I concur about your point on the facts but here's a fact on the A380 orders QR 3 x A380 and EK 8 x A380 Wink


Where is the source about the 3 A380s for QR?

PanAm_DC10 is one of the few posters on here who comes through so many times with correct info that he doesn't need to provide sources.  bigthumbsup 
 
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 6:03 pm

Quoting Scouseflyer (Reply 18):
PanAm_DC10 is one of the few posters on here who comes through so many times with correct info that he doesn't need to provide sources. bigthumbsup

OK, now Airbus and QR have confirmed it.

http://www.airbus.com/en/presscentre...tems/07_06_18_qatar_A350_A380.html
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 6:08 pm

Quoting Scouseflyer (Reply 18):
PanAm_DC10 is one of the few posters on here who comes through so many times with correct info that he doesn't need to provide sources. bigthumbsup

Very true!

Quoting Thorben (Reply 19):

OK, now Airbus and QR have confirmed it.

What a start of the show for Airbus!!
Thanks Thorben for this info!
 
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RE: Report: EK To Order 10 More A380s

Mon Jun 18, 2007 7:40 pm

Emirates confirmed the order for 8 x A380.
http://www.airbus.com/en/presscentre..._items/07_06_18_emirates_a380.html

I am going to lock this thread so discussion can continue there.
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