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Alaska Airlines Fleet Growth

Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:27 am

I am trying to confirm a rumor that Alaska will be adding aircraft to there fleet in the near future? Can anyone here confirm wether or not there is an thruth to this?

* Please note I searched and did not find any recent previous thread on this subject.
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RE: Alaska Airlines Fleet Growth

Tue Jan 10, 2012 3:36 am

There are at least three 737-800s that will be delivered this year, including one which is on the flight line at BFI right now (N536AS). I believe that this trio are not part of the 15 737s (2 -800 and 13 -900ER) ordered last January, but I don't know for sure.
 
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RE: Alaska Airlines Fleet Growth

Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:00 am

I also wouldn't mind a bet that they will be fairly early orderers of the 737Max.
 
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RE: Alaska Airlines Fleet Growth

Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:04 am

N536AS-Jan 12 First with Sky Int.
N537AS-Feb 12
N538AS-May 12

Oct-Nov first 2 900 ER's

No options for the MAX as of now.
 
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RE: Alaska Airlines Fleet Growth

Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:27 am

Quoting nonfirm (Reply 3):
N536AS-Jan 12 First with Sky Int.
N537AS-Feb 12
N538AS-May 12

Oct-Nov first 2 900 ER's

No options for the MAX as of now.

Almost right.

The -800 deliveries are correct. But there are 3 -900 ERs coming this year. One each in Oct, Nov and Dec.

In 2013 there are 9 -900 ERs coming. Jan-June, August, Oct, Nov. There are 3 options for -800s not yet exercised for Oct-Dec. 3 -400s are scheduled to leave in Oct-Dec.
 
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RE: Alaska Airlines Fleet Growth

Tue Jan 10, 2012 6:14 am

Quoting nonfirm (Reply 3):
No options for the MAX as of now.

AS has expressed general interest in the MAX but is waiting to learn more about the aircraft once more details become available.
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RE: Alaska Airlines Fleet Growth

Tue Jan 10, 2012 9:53 am

Quoting hatbutton (Reply 4):
In 2013 there are 9 -900 ERs coming. Jan-June, August, Oct, Nov. There are 3 options for -800s not yet exercised for Oct-Dec. 3 -400s are scheduled to leave in Oct-Dec.

The delivery for DEC from what I can tell is another 800 with 2 more 900's in Jan 2013.
 
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RE: Alaska Airlines Fleet Growth

Tue Jan 10, 2012 4:28 pm

Quoting nonfirm (Reply 6):

The delivery for DEC from what I can tell is another 800 with 2 more 900's in Jan 2013.

The latest fleet report was just put out yesterday internally and according to that it's a -900ER.

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