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by 747megatop
Fri May 22, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA A320 (flight PK8303) crashes in Karachi
Replies: 730
Views: 153094

Re: PIA A320 crash in Karachi

With all due respect Zeke is a qualified pilot and so far it's been reported they called mayday and said both engines were out. I'm not a pilot but that would be a fairly good guess at this point. Suspect they went around for the gear problem and were unable to retract them, increased fuel burn res...

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by 747megatop
Wed May 20, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Emirates to decommission 40% of A380 fleet
Replies: 348
Views: 70131

Re: Rumour: Emirates to decommission 40% of A380 fleet

If true, this is a game changer for A380 operations, spare parts supply situation, and overall type economics. https://www.paddleyourownkanoo.com/2020/05/17/exclusive-emirates-to-permanently-decommission-40-of-airbus-a380-fleet-axe-nearly-a-third-of-cabin-crew-and-pilots/ What is game changing abou...

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by 747megatop
Tue May 19, 2020 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways cabin crew to wear hazmat suits
Replies: 58
Views: 11263

Re: Qatar Airways cabin crew to wear hazmat suits

Well, this should do wonders for passenger confidence.... “ Qatar Airways is one of several airlines to introduce Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) suits for its cabin crew in light of the coronavirus pandemic. From now onwards, all flight attendants for Qatar's flag carrier will wear a hazmat su...

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by 747megatop
Tue Apr 28, 2020 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA could make up to 12,000 employees redundant
Replies: 311
Views: 56870

Re: BA could make up to 12.000 employees redundant

Will be interesting to see what the unions have to say about this. Sounds like BA may be exploiting the pandemic to weed out higher-cost (maybe older?) workers so they can hire cheap when things pick up again. All because of a slump in travel that may correct itself in a year. BA knows that they ca...

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by 747megatop
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 168
Views: 240197

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/14/boeing- ... rders.html

If cancellations go on at this rate over the next few months it doesn't look good for Boeing. They may have to take a really hard look at the MAX then.
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https://www.cnbc.com/2020/04/14/boeing- ... rders.html

If cancellations go on at this rate over the next few months it doesn't look good for Boeing. They may have to take a really hard look at the MAX then.

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by 747megatop
Tue Apr 07, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Curious: Which OEM will have the upper hand after Coronavirus?
Replies: 15
Views: 2047

Re: Curious: Which OEM will have the upper hand after Coronavirus?

The premise of the article is that widebody demand will fall more than narrowbody demand. That’s likely true. That will affect Boeing more than Airbus since Boeing is the market share leader for widebodies. Airbus is the narrowbody leader and that segment bounces back faster. Let’s dig further. Boe...

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by 747megatop
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 154755

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

Don´t you think Airbus will be hit as hard in the crisis. So why invest into an A220-500 just to compete with your own A320. It will be hard enough to keep the A220 alive. They are hard hit. After the crisis they have the mature A220, NEO's, A339 and A350s to build on. In a less competitive 5 year ...

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by 747megatop
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1515
Views: 260819

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

According to its CFO, Delta will emerge as a “smaller” carrier from the covid crisis. https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air-lines-smaller-coronavirus/amp/ Which are the focus cities and routes that can be expected to disappear from DL’s map? 1. Good news for KE. A further shift in focus from TYO ...

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by 747megatop
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1515
Views: 260819

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

According to its CFO, Delta will emerge as a “smaller” carrier from the covid crisis. https://thepointsguy.com/news/delta-air-lines-smaller-coronavirus/amp/ Which are the focus cities and routes that can be expected to disappear from DL’s map? 1. Good news for KE. A further shift in focus from TYO ...

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by 747megatop
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1515
Views: 260819

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

that's great. The point is that it takes upwards of 2 weeks to show symptoms. The average Corona patient spreads it to 2.5-3 people. Only around 1 with flu. Then those people spread it. And on we go. So yes that's why I'd rather shut everything down for a few weeks completely in hopes of getting th...

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by 747megatop
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1515
Views: 260819

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

But, why wouldn't air traffic return to normal after the virus outbreak is over? In Europe most governments are pouring money into their economies to keep businesses 'alive' till they can reopen again after the crises. I'm sure the US economy will also get incentivises. US and Europe are different....

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by 747megatop
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier
Replies: 1515
Views: 260819

Re: Delta plans to emerge a "smaller" carrier

But, why wouldn't air traffic return to normal after the virus outbreak is over? In Europe most governments are pouring money into their economies to keep businesses 'alive' till they can reopen again after the crises. I'm sure the US economy will also get incentivises. US and Europe are different....

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by 747megatop
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 335542

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

If Boeing receives bailout money it should be contingent on getting rid of the Max permanently and subbing some NG's until an NSA is ready which should be the main priority going forward. :checkmark: Getting rid of MAX should be up to Boeing's board and market forces. The only contingencies for a b...

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by 747megatop
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020
Replies: 432
Views: 59980

Re: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020

As of this writing Boeing is down ca 15 percent today, to US$110. This is a spectacular collapse form the US$440 only one year ago. When in seen in isolation, spectacular. But when seen in the context of an unprecedented global catastrophe; not spectacular because you will see the same spectacular ...

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by 747megatop
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 335542

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

If Boeing receives bailout money it should be contingent on getting rid of the Max permanently and subbing some NG's until an NSA is ready which should be the main priority going forward. Getting rid of MAX should be up to Boeing's board and market forces. The only contingencies for a bailout shoul...

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by 747megatop
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 335542

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

We are in unprecedented times; this being bigger than 9/11 and great recession of 2008 combined. I foresee at least the Boeing Commercial Airlines division filing for bankruptcy protection to weather the crisis (now, i don't know if just one division of a company like Boeing Commercial Airplanes Gro...

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by 747megatop
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 335542

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

[ Governments around the World have show time and time again, they are incapable of running an airline. With 1 major exception being Singapore Airlines. One could argue that Quantas and EK also fit the bill, but EK would open up a can of worms on a.net (it is subsidized yada yada); so if i could pi...

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by 747megatop
Sat Mar 14, 2020 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020
Replies: 432
Views: 59980

Re: Boeing in Crisis

Boeing is in deep trouble. They will declare BK and they will survive. I blame 20 years of corrupt GE based management. I blame a board and the last two CEO's who were motivated by stock price ( GE BS) and the ghost of Welch. Incompetent and woefully unprepared. Blood money. I blame the last two CE...

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by 747megatop
Mon Mar 02, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CLT announces record traffic numbers
Replies: 109
Views: 19498

Re: CLT big announcement Tuesday March 3

CLT-HKG/NRT ? I would have liked to add Beijing/Shanghai but didn't because of the Corona Virus scare.

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by 747megatop
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1172
Views: 127584

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

Make SEA an international gateway? That's a bad joke. Generally speaking you will be 1.5-2 hours faster flying from the East and Midwest down to SFO/LAX and then west on to Asia, Australia, and New Zealand vs. going first up to YVR, a mere 20 minute flight from SEA. The local traffic from Washingto...

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by 747megatop
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1172
Views: 127584

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

With AA, you will arrive in SEA at 6:00 AM and can get a full day of work done. You can reach the Bay Area by 10 AM and still manage to get a fairly productive day If someone is in a full lie flat first class/business seat then MAYBE yes. But rest of the folks? Hell no. Rest of the bus will be full...

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by 747megatop
Mon Mar 02, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1172
Views: 127584

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

With this corona virus thing i am suspecting that the AA SEA-BLR non stop will be a casualty even before it gets off the ground. It may return once things settle down.

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by 747megatop
Fri Feb 28, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Petition to Change China Airlines name to Taiwan Airlines as Countries Mistakenly Ban it Over Caronavirus
Replies: 45
Views: 6724

Re: Petition to Change China Airlines name to Taiwan Airlines as Countries Mistakenly Ban it Over Caronavirus

https://simpleflying.com/china-airlines-renaming/ Because of the name confusion, several governments have actually included China Airlines in their list of banned Chinese airlines in an attempt to halt the spread of the coronavirus. It should have been done long ago (some 40+ years back). Wonder wh...

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by 747megatop
Tue Feb 25, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?
Replies: 198
Views: 36862

Re: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?

I would concur with this view. The current technology is not sufficient to locate the aircraft. Perhaps within the next 20-30 years the necessary technology will be in place. The technology exists currently to search the ocean depths 1) https://news.usni.org/2019/02/13/41119 2) https://www.saildron...

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by 747megatop
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020
Replies: 475
Views: 29405

Re: Indian Aviation Thread - February 2020

sabby wrote:
NYC-BLR is a question of when not if. MS , GS, DB, CS, RBS, UBS, ANZ - pretty much all the big banks have large to huge presence in BLR. I know MS and GS pay J for all employees, possibly others too.

What are MS and GS?

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by 747megatop
Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1172
Views: 127584

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

The SEA-BLR GC flight path looks like this - http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=sea-blr Obviously, depending on the winds, the outbound flight would go NE accross hudson bay, green land...finland/norway i guess. And the return flight would go east/north east from BLR..somehwere east over Japan, over the N...

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by 747megatop
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?
Replies: 198
Views: 36862

Re: 5 Years Later, When Will They Find MH370?

The Titanic was found 73 years after it sank. The necessary technology didn’t exist at the time. I think MH370 will be a similar story. Its discovery will no doubt make big news sometime in the future. Maybe even after we’re all gone. I would concur with this view. The current technology is not suf...

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by 747megatop
Sun Feb 23, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL 478 GIG-JFK diversion to SJU
Replies: 14
Views: 4513

Re: DL 478 GIG-JFK diversion to SJU

questions wrote:
SDUMIA wrote:
Descent was fairly quick, less than 12 minutes.


That seems really quick. Is that normal?

Considering the circumstances it was literally CRAPPY descent and landing at SJU i guess :-)

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by 747megatop
Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1172
Views: 127584

Re: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway

DL will be happy to funnel the US-BLR traffic via the daily AF connection or the 4 weekly KL connections for ST members. They will lose that battle from SEA because: SEA-BLR 7,019 nm SEA-CDG-BLR 8,587 nm (+22.3%) + connection time Don't want to throw cold water on AA's parade, but... Two routes fro...

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by 747megatop
Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS to join OneWorld / AA to make SEA an Intl gateway
Replies: 1172
Views: 127584

Re: American to launch SEA-BLR flights in Oct 2020

http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2020/Alaska-Airlines-American-Airlines-Announce-New-West-Coast-International-Alliance-Alaskas-West-Coast-Network-to-Connect-With-Americans-Long-Haul-Flying-to-Create-More-Choice-for-Travelers-NET-ALP/default.aspx Related to the news of AS joining OW, quite a sho...

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by 747megatop
Sun Feb 09, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York to London - New Subsonic Flight Time Record
Replies: 100
Views: 19729

Re: New York to London - New Flight Time Record

FGITD wrote:
I'll be more impressed when someone breaks the 2h52m mark.

Well, at that point the plane would have gone supersonic :D and the manufacturer can start marketing the aircraft as such.

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by 747megatop
Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes
Replies: 159
Views: 21614

Re: British Airways interested in flying US Domestic Routes

https://viewfromthewing.com/post-brexit-the-u-k-wants-british-airways-to-fly-u-s-domestic-routes/ "British Airways would love to be able to pick up passengers in London, fly them to, say, New York or Boston, and fly them on to St Louis and finish up with them in San Francisco. Are we going to ...

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by 747megatop
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020
Replies: 708
Views: 95217

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, February 2020

Norwegian may use their Airbus order: In Norwegian https://e24.no/boers-og-finans/i/XgBLkm/norwegian-vurderer-airbus-etter-max-krisen-det-gaar-en-smertegrense Not to detract and turn this into A v B flamebait.... This is an interesting article, but gives little away. I have always wondered how long...

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by 747megatop
Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1387
Views: 210665

Re: Corona Virus outbreak - Aviation related News and Discussion Thread

Perhaps the USA was holding off on restricting flights until it repatriated its citizens from Wuhan. AP Report: "NEW: Plane carrying U.S. citizens from virus-hit Wuhan has taken off, en-route to the U.S. - AP" Anyone see it on flight aware yet? i don't think so. A special evacuation fligh...

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by 747megatop
Tue Jan 28, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A clean-sheet 50-90 pax Turboprop by Boeing Brasil Commercial-Embraer. Disruptive technologies needed ?
Replies: 120
Views: 14932

Re: A clean-sheet 50-90 pax Turboprop by Boeing Brasil Commercial-Embraer. Disruptive technologies needed ?

Hi, folks The 50-90 turboprop market is stalled in 1980's technology and design (ATR, DHC, Ilyushin, to name a few). New hybrid-electric propulsion designs are coming of age, and Boeing has invested in some of them, such as: https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2019-09-17-Boeing-and-Safran-Invest-in-Electr...

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by 747megatop
Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US, Boeing Commercial Aircraft Strategy Retaking Leadership 2020-2030 ?
Replies: 65
Views: 6354

Re: US, Boeing Commercial Aircraft Strategy Retaking Leadership 2020-2030 ?

The future of commercial aviation especially in the US may very well be in brand new startups like Boom aerospace. Naysayers said it can never be done before Elon Musk made Tesla and SpaceX happen. Both are still around and giving competitors a run for their money. I am waiting to see how Boom Aeros...

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by 747megatop
Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: AA To Announce New Long-Haul Route - Possibly Brisbane
Replies: 107
Views: 23966

Re: Rumor: AA To Announce New Long-Haul Route - Possibly Brisbane

chepos wrote:
This may be splitting hairs but LAX-BNE is not really a ULH, the tweet does mention ULH.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

Yeah, in the 2000s this would have been considered ULH; now it is a walk in the park compared to the real big boys of ULH (PER-LHR, EWR-SIN and the prposed JFK-SYD, LHR-SYD)

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by 747megatop
Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School
Replies: 565
Views: 56538

Re: A DL 772, Flying LAX-PVG, Makes Emergency Landing And Dumps Fuel On School

The only reason to dump fuel that low while returning that quick is a fire. Terrain isn’t an issue in LA the ocean is straight out. An engine out does not require this type of expeditious return to field. Speaking of fire, in the unlikely event of the dumped fuel landing on an open flame (wild fire...

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by 747megatop
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta “Waiting To Order” Boeing NMA
Replies: 232
Views: 28688

Re: Delta “Waiting To Order” Boeing NMA

Well, why would they do up front work? They would need formal board approval to launch the type and offer it to the market. Only then do they do the bulk of the "hard" development & design work. Other wise they would have done design/development work & would be cutting metal for s...

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by 747megatop
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington Dulles IAD suddenly becoming a new destination for multiple large airlines
Replies: 58
Views: 13202

Re: Washington Dulles IAD suddenly becoming a new destination for multiple large airlines

We should not regard capitals necessarily as economic centers of countries. In countries that value free enterprise and small government, capitals should be medium sized cities with low-cost real estate and affordable living. For example, Canberra, Australia. Washington D.C. and its suburbs have a ...

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by 747megatop
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington Dulles IAD suddenly becoming a new destination for multiple large airlines
Replies: 58
Views: 13202

Re: Washington Dulles IAD suddenly becoming a new destination for multiple large airlines

What's surprising? After all DC is the capital city. In fact it is surprising that these airlines did not come in earlier. We should not regard capitals necessarily as economic centers of countries. In countries that value free enterprise and small government, capitals should be medium sized cities...

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by 747megatop
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta “Waiting To Order” Boeing NMA
Replies: 232
Views: 28688

Re: Delta “Waiting To Order” Boeing NMA

There is no law that states an aircraft must be publicly launched before development can start. Boeing could launch the aircraft on the same day as the first flight if they wanted to. Boeing of course wouldn't do that as keeping things secret for that long puts up the price significantly. On the da...

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by 747megatop
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Washington Dulles IAD suddenly becoming a new destination for multiple large airlines
Replies: 58
Views: 13202

Re: Washington Dulles IAD suddenly becoming a new destination for multiple large airlines

Last year there have been numerous large International Airlines that started flying to Washington Dulles for the first time. This includes Alitalia, TAP, Egypt Air, Air India, and Cathy. Also, in 2020, Washington Dulles will be a new destination for the following 3 European Airline. Swiss, Iberia, ...

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by 747megatop
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wheel takes flight after falling off Air Canada plane
Replies: 34
Views: 7816

Re: Wheel takes flight after falling off Air Canada plane

Wheel wheel go away, little airplane wants to fly!

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by 747megatop
Thu Jan 02, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad Could Look To Rescue Air India Alongside IndiGo
Replies: 106
Views: 14825

Re: Etihad Could Look To Rescue Air India Alongside IndiGo

Etihad Airways, the national airline of Abu dhabi, has stated that it is interested in investing in Air India, the national airline of India. Along Etihad, Indigo, an Indian LCC, has also shown interest in rescuing Air India. This comes as the government of India is willing to fully privatize the n...

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by 747megatop
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO
Replies: 300
Views: 38922

Re: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO

Muilenberg is a colateral damage, not the source of the current problems. Vengeful people here are hilarious. I am an executive in a global company. You can manage people, establish policies and long term develop a culture but no way that you can control everything. I don't see how he, personally, ...

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by 747megatop
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO
Replies: 300
Views: 38922

Re: Boeing CEO resigns, David Calhoun named President and CEO

Thread title needs a change. He was fired, full stop. No words of thanks in the press release to him either. No, he resigned. Now, the conversation probably went: “We’d like your resignation within one hour, please.” So functionally, there’s little difference, but a resignation is cleaner for both ...

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by 747megatop
Fri Dec 20, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways next US route - PDX
Replies: 148
Views: 28499

Re: Confirmed: British Airways next US route - PDX

So rather than go into an untapped market, they're going into one with direct competition from DL. I don't get it. Well, a question to help you analyze your confusion would be: Why do you automatically assume that an "untapped market" would generate more favorable finances for the likes o...

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by 747megatop
Thu Dec 19, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways next US route - PDX
Replies: 148
Views: 28499

Re: Confirmed: British Airways next US route - PDX

I don't think people are appreciating how PDX being an Alaska Airlines hub played a MAJOR role in this -- because it almost guarantees the success of this route in my mind. https://www.alaskaair.com/content/mileage-plan/how-to-earn-miles/airline-partners/british-airways I flew BA business class YVR...

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by 747megatop
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ANA to ink 737 Max order soon.
Replies: 64
Views: 17439

Re: ANA to ink 737 Max order soon.

Good news to 737 MAX. The long process of the MAX returning to sky is ridiculous now... It is a safe aircraft and should be flying again soon. Yeah, Boeing should have been working harder. They are too lazy to fixed it. Should have been fixes by now. But even BOEING themself refuse to clear the MAX...

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