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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 8:21 am

I thought they took up these options a while ago?
 
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Sat Jul 07, 2007 8:34 am

According to Boeing, Qantas has the following firm orders:

787-8 GE 30-Mar-2006 15 - 15
787-9 GE 30-Mar-2006 30 - 30

So these are new! Congrats to Quantas and Boeing!
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 8:36 am

Quoting BoeingBus (Reply 2):
Congrats to Quantas

Quick better fix that, or risk being banished to A.net purgatory for a cardinal sin of the absolute highest order!
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 8:49 am

I'd expect a few more of these types of announcements (airlines firming up options) between now and Sunday. Maybe a few UFO's revealved as well. Since Boeing likes to let the airlines decide when to announce, I'll bet a few will see this as a golden opportunity for some postitive P.R.
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 8:55 am

I wonder if this is the first in a series of 787 announcemnts. If so, thats sweet. Airbus ran the PR at Paris, so it's would be nice for Boeing to have a run of orders.
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:07 am

Quoting BoeingBus (Reply 2):
Quick better fix that, or risk being banished to A.net purgatory for a cardinal sin of the absolute highest order!

Don't be too hard on him...He did spell it right in the first sentence. Also, Boeing made the same error on their "Who's flying the 787" website...All in fun...GO BOEING!!!!!!
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Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:10 am

Quoting ANstar (Reply 1):
I thought they took up these options a while ago?

When they placed the original 45 plane order, they noted 20 of their 70 options were guaranteed to be exercised.

And so they have been.  thumbsup 

Now here is to hoping they convert the other 50.  champagne 
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:18 am

Quoting ANstar (Reply 1):
I thought they took up these options a while ago?

It was falsely reported in the press months ago that this was the case, but it wasn't the case... until now.
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Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:39 am

Any one know which version, -8 , -9?
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:44 am

I guess seeing that the 787 project is running as planned has given confidence to airline and we will probably see more options being firmed up in coming weeks.
 
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Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:46 am

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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 9:49 am

Check out the statement:

"We at Boeing are very proud that Qantas Airways has decided to move forward with an order for 20 additional 787-9 Dreamliners plus options. Qantas is a key 787 customer with 45 airplanes currently on order and has a well-deserved reputation as one of the world's premier carriers. Boeing will work closely with Qantas to finalize the order in support of the airline's long-term growth plans."

So it's a new order and not a conversion of options and it's not a final order either.
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:07 am

Quoting NYC777 (Reply 12):
"We at Boeing are very proud that Qantas Airways has decided to move forward with an order for 20 additional 787-9 Dreamliners plus options. Qantas is a key 787 customer with 45 airplanes currently on order and has a well-deserved reputation as one of the world's premier carriers. Boeing will work closely with Qantas to finalize the order in support of the airline's long-term growth plans."

So are these actually for Qantas or are they for JetStar?

Anyway, Keesje, 20 more -9 orders in favor of your theory of 787-9 domination. Still the ratio is around 3.5:1 in favor of the -8 even with these orders tacked in.
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:14 am

Quoting Atmx2000 (Reply 13):
So are these actually for Qantas or are they for JetStar?

Does it matter much? Same purse in the end, and aircraft could be moved from one fleet to the other if necessary.
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:24 am

Quoting N328KF (Reply 14):
Does it matter much? Same purse in the end, and aircraft could be moved from one fleet to the other if necessary.

Agreed, I think these will probably go to Qantas but if JetStar sees a need for the -9 on any particular route it woldn't be a stretch to transfer a few to JetStar.

BTW, with this order (65) Qantas will be the largest operator of the 787 and the second largest buyer (after ILFC who has 74 on order).
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:25 am

It also means more business for GEnx and 40 more of those engines, plus options.
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Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:46 am

Qantas will also be the largest operator of the 787-9 with 50 of them.
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:09 am

Go 789, go Boeing, go Qantas! I still say the 789 will end up being the most popular model.  Smile
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:58 am

Quoting BoeingBus (Reply 2):
Congrats to Quantas

Q A N T A S

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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 12:21 pm

Quoting EK413 (Reply 19):
Q A N T A S

Sorry for the hijack but:

Either spell the name like it sounds, or pronounce the name like it's spelled.

Either it should be pronounced like it is and spelled Quantas, or it should be spelled like it is Qantas and pronounced like the country Qatar.

Darned Australians are soooo difficult and sensitive.
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 1:26 pm

Quoting DLPMMM (Reply 20):
Either spell the name like it sounds, or pronounce the name like it's spelled.

Either it should be pronounced like it is and spelled Quantas, or it should be spelled like it is Qantas and pronounced like the country Qatar.

English is the worst language in the world for following the rules of spelling and pronunciation. And, since Qantas is actual an acronym rather than a real word, they haven't really done anything wrong language wise anyway.  wink 

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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 1:33 pm

Despite QF ordering 20 more 787s Mr. Dixon seems to be fond of the A350XWB. Will QF be the next airline to order the 787 and the A350XWB after SQ did?


.............................................................................................................................................................

Dixon did not rule out purchases of the 787's competition, Airbus' A350 XWB (extra wide body).

"We are looking at the A350-1000," Dixon told reporters after the panel discussion, referring to the largest of Airbus' proposed mid-sized A350 family. "It is of great interest to us." Qantas is already a buyer of Airbus' larger A380 superjumbo.

http://asia.news.yahoo.com/070707/3/34fyx.html

Quoting Ikramerica (Reply 8):
It was falsely reported in the press months ago that this was the case, but it wasn't the case... until now.

That's correct. And it's so easy to check the orders on Boeing's website....
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 1:49 pm

Quoting DLPMMM (Reply 20):
Either spell the name like it sounds, or pronounce the name like it's spelled.

Cut us a bit of slack, DLPMMM - people can always type the name in full, 'Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services,' if they prefer.  

Every country has its favourite mispronunciations. When I'm in the States I don't complain about having to say 'Noo Orlins' or 'Da Moyn, Iowa' or 'Hewston' or 'Albakirkee.' When in Rome do as the Romans do.....  

Well done Qantas, anyway - the 787 clearly suits them down to the ground, they're betting the farm on it.

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Sat Jul 07, 2007 4:48 pm

Quoting Manni (Reply 22):
Despite QF ordering 20 more 787s Mr. Dixon seems to be fond of the A350XWB. Will QF be the next airline to order the 787 and the A350XWB after SQ did?

...Possibly but then good business practice is to keep your supplier on their toes by talking up the oppisition....

Quoting Manni (Reply 22):
Dixon did not rule out purchases of the 787's competition, Airbus' A350 XWB (extra wide body).

"We are looking at the A350-1000," Dixon told reporters after the panel discussion, referring to the largest of Airbus' proposed mid-sized A350 family. "It is of great interest to us."

The Problem with the A350-1000 is the performance has to match the brochure. An awful lot is promised(77W killer and all that) yet it is narrower and has 40K less power. I have seen the figure of 30% more fuel efficient than 77W.

Frankly I will believe all this when I see it especially since the 787 is only 20% more efficient than the much older 767.

I recently remember what the A346 was going to do to the 77W. That fell way short in the efficiency stakes and the rest is history.

If the A350-100 gets engineered as per the brochure then good luck to Airbus but I believe their current predicament with the 77W/787 has them promising a little more than they might be able to deliver and as such the Airlines may or should be a little skeptical. In any event time will tell and the decisive factor will be the barrel versus panel approach. Interesting times ahead...................................
 
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Sat Jul 07, 2007 4:53 pm

Quoting Atmx2000 (Reply 13):
Anyway, Keesje, 20 more -9 orders in favor of your theory of 787-9 domination. Still the ratio is around 3.5:1 in favor of the -8 even with these orders tacked in.

If you look at major carriers domination of -9 is more obvious. In addition I believe many -8 will be converted to -9 before being built.
 
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Sat Jul 07, 2007 5:48 pm

Quoting Flyabunch (Reply 21):
English is the worst language in the world for following the rules of spelling and pronunciation. And, since Qantas is actual an acronym rather than a real word, they haven't really done anything wrong language wise anyway.

"I couldn't agree with you more," <------ My statement here is "positive" but begins with a "negative."

As an Aussie born and bred, I don't worry about the "U" when it comes to Qantas. We all have faults in our lives and if it is on;y a lousy "U" between friends, the world would be a better place.

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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:46 pm

Quoting DLPMMM (Reply 20):
Either spell the name like it sounds, or pronounce the name like it's spelled.

Either it should be pronounced like it is and spelled Quantas, or it should be spelled like it is Qantas and pronounced like the country Qatar.

Darned Australians are soooo difficult and sensitive.

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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:47 pm

Quoting Boeing767-300 (Reply 24):
The Problem with the A350-1000 is the performance has to match the brochure. An awful lot is promised(77W killer and all that) yet it is narrower and has 40K less power. I have seen the figure of 30% more fuel efficient than 77W.

Frankly I will believe all this when I see it especially since the 787 is only 20% more efficient than the much older 767.

I recently remember what the A346 was going to do to the 77W. That fell way short in the efficiency stakes and the rest is history.

If the A350-100 gets engineered as per the brochure then good luck to Airbus but I believe their current predicament with the 77W/787 has them promising a little more than they might be able to deliver and as such the Airlines may or should be a little skeptical. In any event time will tell and the decisive factor will be the barrel versus panel approach. Interesting times ahead...................................

Precisely. There is a very large gap these days between the A Brochures and reality. Take the "possible" 2 new 380 operators in 08. Just what are they waiting for? I think we all know. The 380 and 350 are dependent on each other. If the 380 performs you will see 350 orders. Otherwise you will see operators sitting on the side line for real numbers as they are with the 380.

This is a fundamental difference between the two companies, and why IMO, B will have 700 787 orders by the end of the day on 7-8-07.
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:55 pm

Quoting Manni (Reply 22):
We are looking at the A350-1000," Dixon told reporters after the panel discussion, referring to the largest of Airbus' proposed mid-sized A350 family. "It is of great interest to us."

The members of the Boeing sales team who tried so hard for so long to sell any version of the 777 to QF must be wearing wry smiles when they read this. Both the 772 and 773 would have been of great interest to QF but they never took the plunge. Airbus needs to understand that having a first class aircraft provides no guarantee of winning sales to QF - it can be a very long and hard road.


Back ot the 787 - is QF's 65 firm orders the largest of any airline ?


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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 7:18 pm

Quoting 6thfreedom (Reply 28):
Queensland
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How do you propose the change the spelling?

As I said, Aussies are soooo sensative (it was light humor).

I'll give 3 possible options and don't care which is followed.

Option #1: Keep the current spelling and change the pronounciation to be a hard Q sound (like the K sound) as in Qatar.

Option #2: Keep the current pronounciation and add in the U after the Q in Queensland so it is spelled like it is pronounced.

Option #3: Keep both the current spelling and pronounciation, but quit bitching every time someone misspells Qantas.
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 7:21 pm

Quoting Manni (Reply 22):
Despite QF ordering 20 more 787s Mr. Dixon seems to be fond of the A350XWB. Will QF be the next airline to order the 787 and the A350XWB after SQ did?


.............................................................................................................................................................

Dixon did not rule out purchases of the 787's competition, Airbus' A350 XWB (extra wide body).

"We are looking at the A350-1000," Dixon told reporters after the panel discussion, referring to the largest of Airbus' proposed mid-sized A350 family. "It is of great interest to us." Qantas is already a buyer of Airbus' larger A380 superjumbo.

The A3510 is certainly interesting for a lot of 787 customers, because of the size. Given that 787 orders are mainly for the -8, I wouldn't rule out a lot of 787 buyers to go for the A359 and A3510.
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 7:47 pm

Quoting DLPMMM (Reply 31):
Option #3: Keep both the current spelling and pronounciation, but quit bitching every time someone misspells Qantas.

We'll take option 4 thanks - "Keep both the current spelling and pronounciation, and keep bitching every time someone misspells Qantas"

After 87 years how hard is it???

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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 7:53 pm

Hmmm so more 787's for QF ... I wonder if this points them down the road of having 737, 787 & A380 in their mainline fleet , and retire the 744's in due course. A380s for the trunk routes and 787s for virtually everything else. In any case, all these shiny new planes for Australia is bound to be a good thing.

Quoting DLPMMM (Reply 31):
Option #3: Keep both the current spelling and pronounciation, but quit bitching every time someone misspells Qantas.

I like this option ...  Smile
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:01 pm

WOW, can't believe an honest mistake would cause such havoc with a few here. what is up with that? so much sensitivity... For a minute, hmm maybe two, I thought you are all females in need of a good lay... I will add QANTAS to the FireFox spell checker so I don't repeat this and cause another stir of emotions on Airliners.Net. it's bloody airliner PMS, yuck.

or I could just avoid Quantas, sorry Qantas, oops its really QANTAS (acronym) related threads... who wants to deal with these certain folks who have nothing positive to say than point trivial flaws. nahhh
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:13 pm

Quoting Manni (Reply 22):
Despite QF ordering 20 more 787s Mr. Dixon seems to be fond of the A350XWB. Will QF be the next airline to order the 787 and the A350XWB after SQ did?


.............................................................................................................................................................

Dixon did not rule out purchases of the 787's competition, Airbus' A350 XWB (extra wide body).

"We are looking at the A350-1000," Dixon told reporters after the panel discussion, referring to the largest of Airbus' proposed mid-sized A350 family. "It is of great interest to us." Qantas is already a buyer of Airbus' larger A380 superjumbo.

http://asia.news.yahoo.com/070707/3/....html

Yeah this is all posturing talk by Dixon to improve his negotiating position. Why would he get a RR powered A350 when his 787 fleet are all GE powered. I don't think GE is going to come in to power the A350-1000 at all and that'll be an oddball in their fleet. I think if Dixon wants that kind of capacity he would be doing much better by ordering the 77W and he might just be doing that with Boeing through the media.
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:31 pm

Quoting NYC777 (Reply 38):
Yeah this is all posturing talk by Dixon to improve his negotiating position. Why would he get a RR powered A350 when his 787 fleet are all GE powered. I don't think GE is going to come in to power the A350-1000 at all and that'll be an oddball in their fleet. I think if Dixon wants that kind of capacity he would be doing much better by ordering the 77W and he might just be doing that with Boeing through the media.

In the shoes of Qantas, I would,,before taking any decision, see if Boeing is willing to develop the B787-10ER or even the B787-8ER (as discussed shortly ago on the Forum)
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:35 pm

Quoting NYC777 (Reply 38):
Why would he get a RR powered A350 when his 787 fleet are all GE powered.

Because he wouldn't have an option. Plus their A380s will be powered by RR, too.

More in the related FI article:

Quoting FI:
Qantas CEO Geoff Dixon has also called on Boeing to formally commit to building a long-range 787-10 stretch model. The manufacturer has said a notional -10 concept is not being timed to enter service before 2013.

"We are looking to Boeing to commit to a -10 aircraft...an aircraft with a longer range but with the same technology as the 787 aircraft," Dixon says.

Qantas is interested in an aircraft with 350 seats that can reach the West Coast of the USA from Sydney on a nonstop flight with a full load of passengers and cargo, he adds.

The airline is also interested in reviewing the Airbus A350-1000. "We are looking very, very carefully at the A350," Dixon says, adding: "There is no doubt the A350 now is a very, very good aircraft."

http://www.flightglobal.com/articles...-expands-order-to-65-aircraft.html
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 10:38 pm

This order was known for some time, I was expecting it to be announced at Paris along with some other aircraft for the QF group.
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:08 pm

Quoting A342 (Reply 40):
The airline is also interested in reviewing the Airbus A350-1000. "We are looking very, very carefully at the A350," Dixon says, adding: "There is no doubt the A350 now is a very, very good aircraft."

Haha, I knew some people would be sorry someday for having ordered the 787.
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Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:09 pm

Quoting Manni (Reply 22):
Despite QF ordering 20 more 787s Mr. Dixon seems to be fond of the A350XWB.

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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:14 pm

Hmmm.. so now they're only 125 planes away from that magical number.. 787.
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:20 pm

Quoting DLPMMM (Reply 31):
As I said, Aussies are soooo sensative (it was light humor).

So you are happy with Quantas order Boing planes I suppose?
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sat Jul 07, 2007 11:51 pm

Quoting StickShaker (Reply 30):
The members of the Boeing sales team who tried so hard for so long to sell any version of the 777 to QF must be wearing wry smiles when they read this. Both the 772 and 773 would have been of great interest to QF but they never took the plunge. Airbus needs to understand that having a first class aircraft provides no guarantee of winning sales to QF - it can be a very long and hard road.

That is about the crux of it. The 777-200A was not as good as the A330-300 for the short-to-medium haul services so QF ordered that, and I think both the 772ER and 773ER were just to small for QF's long-haul services.

So I don't see the A350-900 or A350-1000 in QF Group's fleet. The baseline 787-10 will be a perfect A330-300 replacement for them, offering more payload and range allowing them to increase capacity without needing to increase frequency. A 787-8LR would get them the "holy grail" of year-round non-stop Australia-UK service with a viable payload and if Boeing pursues HGW 787s, then the 787-9LR would make that even better.

For the same reasons I don't see QF buying an A350-900/A350-1000, I don't see them as likely customers for a 787-10ER or 787-11ER. I believe the A380 family will serve as their primary long-haul aircraft in the future as the 747 family does today.
 
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:04 am

Quoting Baroque (Reply 46):
So you are happy with Quantas order Boing planes I suppose?

Works fine for me Baroque.

Watching some of the hothouse flowers on this forum is pretty entertaining...
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sun Jul 08, 2007 12:40 am

Quoting Boeing767-300 (Reply 24):
Quoting Manni (Reply 22):
Despite QF ordering 20 more 787s Mr. Dixon seems to be fond of the A350XWB. Will QF be the next airline to order the 787 and the A350XWB after SQ did?

...Possibly but then good business practice is to keep your supplier on their toes by talking up the oppisition....

Hmm, I expected this reply as soon as I started typing that post, because I've read a similar reply before...

http://www.airliners.net/discussions...eneral_aviation/read.main/2834064/

(BTW, funny topic, reading it a year later...)

"Airbus and Singapore Airlines say the carrier's decision last week to order up to 40 boeing 787-9s does not close thedoor to a possible deal for the A350/370."

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Reply 30, posted Tue Jun 20 2006 21:27:24 your local time (1 year 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 4763 times:

Even if you have no intention of ordering the oppostions product you remain interested anyhow... SQ has carefully done this and Leahy more vulnerable than ever will buy this because another 'big oppurtunity' has gone begging.

Quoting NYC777 (Reply 36):
Yeah this is all posturing talk by Dixon to improve his negotiating position. Why would he get a RR powered A350 when his 787 fleet are all GE powered. I don't think GE is going to come in to power the A350-1000 at all and that'll be an oddball in their fleet.

Why would it be an oddball? I don't think he mentioned how many he would purchase if he decided to order them. Mr. Dixon has no problem powering a 20 aircraft strong A380 fleet with engines from a different manufacturer. 20... sounds about right to start with, or better yet... 22. That seems to be the number A350 orders come in (Aeroflot, US Airways, TAM  Wink )
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:21 am

Quoting Thorben (Reply 43):
Haha, I knew some people would be sorry someday for having ordered the 787.

Yep, so sorry they ordered 20 more  Smile
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sun Jul 08, 2007 1:46 am

Quoting Thorben (Reply 40):
Quoting A342 (Reply 40):
The airline is also interested in reviewing the Airbus A350-1000. "We are looking very, very carefully at the A350," Dixon says, adding: "There is no doubt the A350 now is a very, very good aircraft."

Haha, I knew some people would be sorry someday for having ordered the 787.



Quoting 7cubed (Reply 47):

Yep, so sorry they ordered 20 more  Smile

..that's what I was thinking..but I'm sure Thorben will have some good spin to it... Wink
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RE: Qantas Increases Order For 787

Sun Jul 08, 2007 2:42 am

Quoting Jacobin777 (Reply 48):
Quoting Thorben (Reply 40):
Quoting A342 (Reply 40):
The airline is also interested in reviewing the Airbus A350-1000. "We are looking very, very carefully at the A350," Dixon says, adding: "There is no doubt the A350 now is a very, very good aircraft."

Haha, I knew some people would be sorry someday for having ordered the 787.



Quoting 7cubed (Reply 47):

Yep, so sorry they ordered 20 more Smile

..that's what I was thinking..but I'm sure Thorben will have some good spin to it... Wink

Well, now they are stuck with it.
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