"Acting Secretary of Defence Patrick Shanahan, who took over in the wake of former Defence Secretary Jim Mattis’ resignation, spent over 30 years at Boeing before he joined the Department of Defence in 2017 as the deputy secretary of defence." Really? Ex- Boeing Exec against LM? Talk abou...Jump to post
If the engines/APU are PBH? Then this $45 Million dollar figure is wishful thinking... Once you get past the engines, landing gear, apu and avionics, the meat of the aircraft is gone. Others have mentioned upgrading rotable's (avionics and such) to current/desired part numbers, but doing so is very ...Jump to post
Another article to add to the discussion...
https://thewest.com.au/news/aviation/bo ... b88994564z
"Qantas promises 20-hour direct flights from London to Sydney by 2022"
https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/qantas- ... 04714.html
We now timeframe/year for the from Qantas...
Coincidence? That is the year the 778 will debut....
TWA772LR wrote:A while ago, some group was wanting to set one up in the Miami area. I guess it fell through. I wouldnt want to go to an air show anyway in Miami, wayyyyy too humid.
Once again thanks for the update. Seems consistent with previous years.Jump to post
those A330's could be Nigeria's?
At the bottom of the press release they have this: "2018 list price A330neo: US$259.9m".
That's the list price for the A338.
Seems that they might all be A338's.
here is a piece from reuters on the HNA Group.
https://ca.reuters.com/article/business ... 12GU-OCABS
It doesn't look pretty for the group.
Maybe Wang's fall in southern France wasn't an accident...
Well they have the 797 trademark ready to go.
See FG link.
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... rk-450071/
"If only we knew what "guaranteed" meant and more importantly what the terms are." Wingman, your linked article does show a possible number though. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2017/10/21/airbus-seeks-cut-repayments-government-controversial-launch/ "How much is paid b...Jump to post
More PW GTF problems...
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 0g-449852/
This is an interesting note in Jon's article... :scratchchin: "Historically, picking a power plant has closely preceded the formal launch of the aircraft. Boeing made its pick of General Electric and Rolls-Royce engines for the 787 (then-7E7) just 20 days before All Nippon Airways placed the je...Jump to post
The Part-out process has already began.
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/05/a-decad ... en-up.html
Here's a piece form MRO-Network.com regarding the A380's aftermarket opportunities. Article title: "Part-Out Specialists Lukewarm On Second Hand A380s" So A380 lovers beware... :talktothehand: My first thought when seeing the article title, I was a bit surprised. I would have thought that ...Jump to post
From the washington Post/AP... https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/report-india-launches-corruption-probe-of-airline-airasia/2018/05/29/9d813c66-635a-11e8-81ca-bb14593acaa6_story.html?noredirect=on&utm_term=.3ddbf01b5460 "NEW DELHI — Indian investigators reportedly filed a cor...Jump to post
Here's one of the articles for FG regarding the potential CFM Leap derivative... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/leap-derivative-likely-in-cfms-bid-for-nma-engine-446993/ "A CFM International engine for Boeing’s New Mid-market Airplane (NMA) would be a growth version of the Leap seri...Jump to post
And then there's this from FG: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/state-department-approves-sale-of-six-c-130j-super-h-448358/ "The US State Department approved the sale of six Lockheed Martin C-130J Super Hercules transport and tanker aircraft to Germany for an estimated $1.4 billion, ...Jump to post
Why are you so sensitive when I suggest that for an NMA from launch to service it might be a good idea to conservatively assume 7-8 years, like recent programs (787, 777X) ? There's an on-going narrative here that NMA must be as big a project as 787 yet when you look at it with any sort of objectiv...Jump to post
Leeham believes 789 costs are down to about $80 million. They also estimate price of the AA 787s at $88 million. Not a lot of profit, but not dumping either. I hadn't seen that. Do you have a link? Rgds 787 production costs https://leehamnews.com/2018/02/20/boeing-displaces-airbus-hawaiian-wins-787...Jump to post
Thank you all for the responses very insightful. Interesting to me that they have really jumped on the Bombardier Global Express bandwagon at the expense of the Gulfstreams. Completely understand it from a comfort standpoint the Globals having a much wider cabin than the Gulfstream however so many ...Jump to post
amdiesen "What the article omits is the comparatively substantial performance penalty of the converted frames." According to the chart in the article you quoted, there is a 1,200 pound payload difference between the 767F and 767BCF (1% in favor of 767F). And a range increase of 45 nm (1.5%...Jump to post
Scott at leehamnews has updated his comments on this matter... https://leehamnews.com/2018/02/26/pontifications-oems-hike-list-prices/#more-26421 "Subsequently, the airline said the A330-800 contract is still in place. I’ll concede I should have written that Hawaiian is “to” cancel the order (f...Jump to post
Could have been Tinker Belle, she's still on the circuit. I saw her at Moore County Airport a while back...
Why does my cynical old brain get the impression someone at Airbus might have planted this story to get Leeham to broadcast this rumour, in order to flush Boeing and Hawaiian out? Now that Hawaiian have had to publicly comment https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/hawaiians-a330-800-order-rema...Jump to post
Sounds like AJ is going with less seats in this recent interview.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/videos/2 ... ends-video
Boeings weekly update: "Changes since last update: One new order (Unidentified Customer(s) for one 747). In the changes category, reduced 737 orders by one and 787 orders by one." Also saw this from reuters... "PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech airline Travel Service said on Thursday it had si...Jump to post
The following article states more reasons why this A380 deal is harder to get done. The second hand market view is particularly interesting... https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/airbus-faces-tricky-hurdles-over-stalled-a380-emirates-183035355--sector.html "For Emirates, the problem runs deeper ...Jump to post
The breakdown is: "The Dublin-based leasing group, founded by Chief Executive Domhnal Slattery, agreed to buy 55 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and 20 of the higher-capacity Boeing 737 MAX 10, Bohai said in a filing. It may order an additional 20 of the main 737 MAX 8 version, it added." https:...Jump to post
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-asia-china-deals-boeing/boeing-signs-deal-to-sell-300-planes-worth-37-billion-to-china-idUSKBN1D91BZ Check out the link! It says: State-run China Aviation Supplies, which leases planes to Chinese airlines, said the order was for 260 B-737s as well as 40 B777s...Jump to post
I don't see any airline or aviation experience in the groups core businesses. :scratchchin: That doesn't bode well for a start up... From the article: About 777 Partners 777 Partners is a Miami based investment firm focused on a broad spectrum of specialty finance businesses, asset originators and f...Jump to post
From NYTimes.... It looks like this could a lot worse from the US side. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/31/business/airbus-us-arms.html "The aircraft manufacturer Airbus said on Tuesday that it may have violated United States rules on arms exports, potentially expanding a corruption investigati...Jump to post
Here is a different article: http://www.livemint.com/Companies/ggSWkShqe4I5RW2mBDy31O/Jet-Airways-to-buy-100-narrowbody-aircraft-as-India-demand.html "The carrier is in talks with planemakers to buy 75 to 100 single-aisle jets in the current fiscal year, chief executive officer Vinay Dube said ...Jump to post
Jet Airways added 75 737 Max 10's to there existing order...
https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-jet- ... SKBN1CG1VO
A little crack in the armor of the UK/Canada team... Form bloomberg: "The U.K. is said to see Canada as primarily responsible for the trade dispute between Boeing Co. and Bombardier Inc. because of the level of its state aid to the aerospace company. Publicly, the British government has said th...Jump to post
I wonder what this will do with Brazil's separate complaint with the World Trade Organization focused on what it claims amount to $4 billion in illegal subsidies from the Canadian government.??
WTO will take longer, but not looking good for C-Series.
Too early for popcorn?
Bloomberg has this piece on the matter... https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-25/qatar-air-mulls-new-boeing-747-freighter-order-as-cargo-booms Unintended Boon "“I’m pleased to tell you today that in fact the blockade has quite the opposite impact on our business to the one intended,...Jump to post
In the last quarterly report, deferred production costs really started to drop in earnest after Boeing went through some significant cost cutting efforts. Let's wait and see how much they drop in the coming quarters and once the rate hits 14 a month to see if charges are even necessary. A bigger ac...Jump to post
BTW I saw the MEO prototype a few hrs ago at TLS Massive Engine Option? :D This is how you can tell that this is Fake news... "This new variant requires a significant increase in resources to achieve the programme targets of first Flight in 2019." https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/ai...Jump to post
It also mentions using them on the domestic network so the shorter, lighter aircraft could be just what they need. In addition no delivery dates mentioned except the airline wants them in the fleet and working "by 2020". Could these four be 788 cancellations or deferments from another car...Jump to post
What was the original delivery target for these swapped and deferred A35k's?Jump to post
And yet amazingly France and Germany continue with plans for a joint C-130 squadron... Not for tankering helos though. IMU they want a C160 comparable platform for special forces insertion. The extended hose is a very poor substitute. While it may help the A400M prop wash issue somewhat, it makes t...Jump to post