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by MrHMSH
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetstar Pacific: QF reportedly transferring its stakes to Vietnam Airlines
Replies: 141
Views: 17945

Re: Jetstar Pacific: QF reportedly transferring its stakes to Vietnam Airlines

Pacific Airlines revealed its official logo and livery on its official Facebook page . The logo: https://scontent.fvca1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/105639658_3289476157771236_7674435303570585055_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_sid=85a577&_nc_ohc=L_z_OO46WBQAX-1ptJZ&_nc_ht=scontent.fvca1-1.fna&oh=a...

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by MrHMSH
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s
Replies: 126
Views: 23175

Re: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s

Wouldn't have made a difference the fundamental problem is where do you put planes in the off season? Because the legacies dump economy seats in the offseason and that kills the discounter market An A321XLR could be used on intra-European routes relatively easily. No it cannot. Might as well use th...

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by MrHMSH
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s
Replies: 126
Views: 23175

Re: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s

No it cannot. Might as well use their B787s then and kill the airline outright. the only airline that uses LH aircraft on SH routes is Emirates and even they are re-thinking their idea I Don't get this. There's a big difference between using a long-haul widebody to operate a short-haul narrowbody r...

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by MrHMSH
Thu Jul 02, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s
Replies: 126
Views: 23175

Re: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s

Uh? Their bread and butter was intra-Europe flights. Their long haul service never made a profit. That's because they use B787 rather than A321LR or XLR. Wouldn't have made a difference the fundamental problem is where do you put planes in the off season? Because the legacies dump economy seats in ...

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by MrHMSH
Sun Jun 28, 2020 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 225
Views: 33156

Re: Airbus A320neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

Thank you for your superb posts and insight, qf789!

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by MrHMSH
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 225
Views: 33156

Re: Airbus A320neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

First A320neo for Aeroflot VP-BPQ MSN 10126, rolled out of final assembly at TLS (19 Jun) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50022919133_a21d766648_b.jpg Aeroflot A320-251N msn 10126 by dn280tls , on Flickr Surely this should have been in the new livery? SU slow to introduce it, maybe?

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by MrHMSH
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo Airways Announces Brisbane, Melbourne, Beijing, and Munich From October 2020
Replies: 18
Views: 4347

Re: Bamboo Airways Announces Brisbane, Melbourne, Beijing, and Munich From October 2020

I've long maintained that QH are very ambitious, maybe a little too much so, but I do hope they stick around, VN need the competition and new ways to get out of and into Vietnam are always welcome! I reckon the UK and USA will follow if the world recovers from CoVid, but not certain whether they can...

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by MrHMSH
Mon Jun 15, 2020 6:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jetstar Pacific: QF reportedly transferring its stakes to Vietnam Airlines
Replies: 141
Views: 17945

Re: Jetstar Pacific: QF reportedly transferring its stakes to Vietnam Airlines

Apparently this is the new livery? https://vcdn-kinhdoanh.vnecdn.net/2020/06/15/pacific-ailrines-1592198284-2460-1592198440.jpg https://vnexpress.net/thuong-hieu-jetstar-pacific-sap-bi-xoa-so-4115724.html Not sure why they are using B777 for livery though. SGN/HAN-LAX confirmed.

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by MrHMSH
Sun Jun 14, 2020 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VietJet's A321 skids off runway in SGN
Replies: 19
Views: 5961

Re: VietJet's A321 skids off runway in SGN

Whoops-a-daisy. I looked at the rain clouds and thought 'that is a motherload of rain' so I guess I shouldn't be surprised that something happened. Plane needs a good scrub down!

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by MrHMSH
Sun Jun 14, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020
Replies: 100
Views: 28204

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread - 2020

AirAsia X A330-900neo MSN 1966 out of final assembly at TLS without engines (4 Jun) https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/49970605042_2e91baa1e3_h.jpg F-WWCX Airbus A330 Neo Air Asia by @Eurospot , on Flickr Is that one for AirAsia X Malaysia? DOesn't have a Thai flag on the tail like the rest of Tha...

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by MrHMSH
Mon Jun 08, 2020 6:01 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A339 performance for AirAsia X on KUL-Europe
Replies: 8
Views: 2782

Re: A339 performance for AirAsia X on KUL-Europe

While the survival of AirAsia X is not guaranteed, let alone them launching flights to Europe, I thought I'd ask the question: how much payload could they carry from KUL to, say, LGW? They'd most likely use 251T versions, but their configuration is very dense. Does anyone know whether they carry mu...

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by MrHMSH
Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jetstar livery
Replies: 31
Views: 7073

Re: New Jetstar livery

I think the older livery is a pretty slick one, first impressions are that I don't think 'wow!', but then it's not a downgrade in the slightest, it's certainly better than most LCC liveries out there, but good in its own right. Looking forward to seeing them about. Supposedly that one's earmarked fo...

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by MrHMSH
Mon Jun 01, 2020 11:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR
Replies: 96
Views: 24193

Re: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR

Good point but I wonder if they would not order the B777X instead gpoing opposite DL's way and consolidating with Boeing. They only ordered the A321XLR because Boeing had nothing to show against and because it was a caveat to be able to get rid of the A350 order. A couple of things: If the A321XLR ...

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by MrHMSH
Mon Jun 01, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

alfa164 wrote:
MrHMSH wrote:
lightsaber wrote:

Didn't SA's JNB-JFK fly nonstop?


When I flew it (2005?), it was non-stop JFK-JNB, but a stop in Dakar coming back.


I meant for the A359 specifically, it replaced the A346 which had/has different capabilities.

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by MrHMSH
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

lightsaber wrote:


Didn't SA's JNB-JFK fly nonstop?

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by MrHMSH
Sat May 30, 2020 6:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR
Replies: 96
Views: 24193

Re: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR

DL should have a look at VN's A359, too. I am wondering about those airframes role in VN's fleet, especially when the 78X is coming. Not the whole fleet, just some of them. In other word, VN has a surplus number of A359. They only have 10, right? Would be strange to get rid of 3-4, surely better to...

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by MrHMSH
Sat May 30, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why the Boeing 777 is Famous
Replies: 9
Views: 2039

Re: Why the Boeing 777 is Famous

I guess it’d be most famous because of MH370 and MH17, but that’s because people don’t really recognise most airliners. I’m sure anyone who flies knows that it’s very good at getting you where you need to go.

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by MrHMSH
Fri May 29, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR
Replies: 96
Views: 24193

Re: Rumor: DL to acquire 7 A350’s from QR

It is a Rumour so not much is known. DL needs A350s so it can retire their B777s.It is best to buy those as Airbus' slots because if avoids conversion and refurbishment costs. QR might have theirs on a deliver schedule that is the best for DL and do not want them. All very feasible but we will only...

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by MrHMSH
Thu May 28, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Etihad Considers Retiring A380s and Abandoning A350s
Replies: 104
Views: 26125

Re: Etihad Considers Retiring A380s and Abandoning A350s

Absolutely... Sad to see that people hasten to see the 777-X fail while giving lifebuoys to the A350 ... What is this for if not the denial to appease their spirits ... The 777-X remains a strong program. The A350-1000 is clearly injured. The 777 is a thorn on the side of the Airbus widebody, histo...

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by MrHMSH
Thu May 28, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Etihad Considers Retiring A380s and Abandoning A350s
Replies: 104
Views: 26125

Re: Etihad Considers Retiring A380s and Abandoning A350s

Etihad already cancal most of that ordeer No they haven’t. According to Boeing’s books they are still on order. Absolutely... Sad to see that people hasten to see the 777-X fail while giving lifebuoys to the A350 ... What is this for if not the denial to appease their spirits ... The 777-X remains ...

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by MrHMSH
Wed May 27, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A350-1000 fuel burn
Replies: 99
Views: 12974

Re: A350-1000 fuel burn

Flying 170 passengers from LAX-SIN is a choice by SQ. SQ's earliest (non-ULR) A350s can make it from SFO-SIN with 253 passengers quite easily, I believe they are 275T. More worrying for your narrative is PR's MNL-YYZ and MNL-JFK routes, they are flown with 280T A359s equipped with 295 seats. MNL-JF...

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by MrHMSH
Wed May 27, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A350-1000 fuel burn
Replies: 99
Views: 12974

Re: A350-1000 fuel burn

Assuming 275pax for the 359 at 15hrs, thats only 26-27t of payload, the 359 can get 40+ tons of payload past 15hrs. You can't be serious. A 280t A359 needs to get down to ~170 passenger in order to fly LAX-SIN. Flying 170 passengers from LAX-SIN is a choice by SQ. SQ's earliest (non-ULR) A350s can ...

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by MrHMSH
Tue May 26, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19
Replies: 80
Views: 13684

Re: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19

I don't think I'd want to start and end in SGN or LAX! Seems very ambitious, I'd rather they just flew a 787 or A350 nonstop. Well, VN 's A332 s are rather long in the tooth and their 789 or A359 may be a bit too much plane for the route. The A338 provides a cheaper, updated, right-sized, relativel...

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by MrHMSH
Tue May 26, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19
Replies: 80
Views: 13684

Re: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19

I saw S7 flying non-LR A321neo between SVO and CXR (or SGN), and Azur's 757 (-200 or -300 or both), so I think that the A321XLR won't find any problem flying from Southern Vietnam to Russia. The XLR would certainly allow more passengers to be lifted, 4200nm seems a long way for a regular A321neo! I...

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by MrHMSH
Tue May 26, 2020 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19
Replies: 80
Views: 13684

Re: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19

1. VN and QH are paying for bridge-use slots with ACV/VIAGS. Means that no more bridge for VJ and BL to use. As a result, those two carriers have the worst OTP, while the two big guys have the damn high OTP (95%-98%, I remember). Unsurprising. Doesn't reflect well on VJ or BL, but I guess there's l...

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by MrHMSH
Tue May 26, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19
Replies: 80
Views: 13684

Re: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19

I don't know if the construction of SGN Terminal 3 would helps anything. We all expect those airframes (from VJ and VN) would be delivered from 2022-2023, hopes that the T3 as well as the new Long Thành Airport would be able to handle something. While I can only speculate, I do think that virtually...

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by MrHMSH
Tue May 26, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19
Replies: 80
Views: 13684

Re: Vietnam Airlines wants to speed up its order of 50 narrowbodies amid COVID-19

English report by Simple Flying: https://simpleflying.com/vietnam-airlines-plane-order/ $3.8bn for 50 airframes <=> ~$76 million / airframe, wow that is a big discount. After the pandemic we would see a big fleet competition here in Vietnam. VJ is leading the run with 200 MAX on orders, QH eyes a d...

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by MrHMSH
Mon May 25, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors?
Replies: 199
Views: 24237

Re: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors?

So if Air Asia X cancels or indefinitely delays the the 330neo order this effectively leaves TAP with 6, Garuda Indonesia with 11, Delta with 32 and Virgin Atlantic if they survive with 14 which I have doubts on if they will plus a couple odd ball ones. That is around 49 orders not including Virgin...

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by MrHMSH
Sun May 24, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A339 performance for AirAsia X on KUL-Europe
Replies: 8
Views: 2782

A339 performance for AirAsia X on KUL-Europe

While the survival of AirAsia X is not guaranteed, let alone them launching flights to Europe, I thought I'd ask the question: how much payload could they carry from KUL to, say, LGW? They'd most likely use 251T versions, but their configuration is very dense. Does anyone know whether they carry muc...

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by MrHMSH
Sat May 23, 2020 3:04 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: German lawmakers call for buying sex to be made permanently illegal
Replies: 58
Views: 3246

Re: German lawmakers call for buying sex to be made permanently illegal

I don't think I'm in favour of outlawing prostitution, legalising it would allow you to better control trafficking, you have a much better chance of ensuring good working conditions for the workers and you can get revenues if you tax it. I'm not really in favour of using those services personally, b...

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by MrHMSH
Fri May 22, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

If we were to believe DL's figures is accurate for A359 range with full passenger + bag load, then the logical conclusion would be that DL will take a payload penalty (i.e. block seats) on all four routes mentioned.[/quote] Might I politely recommend that you refer back to the threads about DL flyi...

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by MrHMSH
Fri May 22, 2020 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors?
Replies: 199
Views: 24237

Re: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors?

Essentially then, every advantage of being a 'blue chip' airlines evaporates during a crisis as damaging as this one? After all, so many airlines, even state-backed carriers are deferring, downsizing and going bankrupt, or else are very close to doing so/rumoured to be doing so. British Airways jus...

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by MrHMSH
Fri May 22, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors?
Replies: 199
Views: 24237

Re: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors?

What advantages does a 'blue chip' airline really confer, and what makes an orderbook 'low quality'? Blue chip airlines would be more likely to get finance or government assistance during a crisis. Blue chip airlines will be less likely to defer delivery or defer fewer deliveries. Blue chip airline...

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by MrHMSH
Thu May 21, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

MSPNWA wrote:
scbriml wrote:
And yet DL has already announced the A359 is replacing the 777.


No, that's not quite accurate.


DL is retiring the 777, and the A350 will take over on the majority, if not all routes the 777 operated. In what world is that not replacing the 777?

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by MrHMSH
Thu May 21, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors?
Replies: 199
Views: 24237

Re: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors?

Back to question in the OP: Will the A330neo ever become as successful as its predecessors? Of course it won't be anywhere as successful. The A330 entered service in 1994, one year before the 777. Both programs have been tremendously successful, but the A330 holds the record of delivered passenger ...

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by MrHMSH
Mon May 18, 2020 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to take delivery of first 787-10 arriving at LHR around 8am on 21 May 2020
Replies: 90
Views: 19179

Re: British Airways to take delivery of first 787-10 arriving at LHR around 8am on 21 May 2020

I thought I read some where that BA B787-10 does not have crew bunk so it is limited to the length of its mission to US east coast destinations and Middle East. Does anyone know: - Which airlines do have bunks on the 78Xs? (Surely UA do?) - What's the official limit on endurance for an aircraft wit...

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by MrHMSH
Mon May 18, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 - 25 years in commercial service
Replies: 147
Views: 14038

Re: 777 - 25 years in commercial service

Just a simple question, when the 777 was released it was the only real game in town, in terms of size, twin-engine, etc. Imagine if the A350 had been released at the same time? Any thoughts? The A330 was a similar size, but you have to remember that the A330(-300) and A340 were developed in paralle...

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by MrHMSH
Mon May 18, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Thai Airways enters Bankruptcy Protection
Replies: 211
Views: 43654

Re: THAI Airways flies into bankruptcy

I guess we had to expect this, are they flying any international routes at all? Must be haemorrhaging badly. The realist in me suggests they'll slim their fleet down to 77Ws, A350s and A330s, though it'd hardly be a bad move to keep the 787s, only having 2 789s is a bit odd, but their 787 fleet is l...

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by MrHMSH
Mon May 18, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not
Replies: 376
Views: 55929

Re: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not

If the 77L burns less fuel per kilogram then shouldn't it be uber popular? Burning less fuel on LAX-SYD than a 25+ year newer design, even one specifically designed for the longest routes combined with a low price of fuel should mean airlines will be falling over themselves to buy it. I know the re...

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by MrHMSH
Mon May 18, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not
Replies: 376
Views: 55929

Re: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not

QF won't be paying anywhere near list prices for the A35K, A $200m difference seems extremely pessimistic to me, especially considering the costs of the interior for each aircraft. Did you stop reading? I said $100 million and used that in my calculations. Of course I know they wouldn't pay list bu...

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by MrHMSH
Mon May 18, 2020 2:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways to take delivery of first 787-10 arriving at LHR around 8am on 21 May 2020
Replies: 90
Views: 19179

Re: British Airways to take delivery of first 787-10 arriving at LHR around 8am on 21 May 2020

Should be the first of many, the 78X is very well-suited to BA. In a perfect world they might be used as a drop in replacement for LGW 77Es, but LGW doesn't get much love even when times are good!

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by MrHMSH
Sun May 17, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not
Replies: 376
Views: 55929

Re: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not

Relying entirely on the price of oil being low is very risky, anything could happen between now and a time when PS because viable again. The A35K is a far safer bet, would be far more fuel efficient going to JFK, LHR and any Asian destinations they have, even with fuel prices being low it's still a...

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by MrHMSH
Sun May 17, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not
Replies: 376
Views: 55929

Re: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not

QF could quite easily have bought 77Ls if they were viable, it's been available for 15+ years. Someone has already said this. Oil price has averaged $90 a barrel for the last 15 years. Oil price is now below $30 a barrel and all indications is that it will remain low for many years. So only now are...

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by MrHMSH
Sun May 17, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not
Replies: 376
Views: 55929

Re: Project Sunrise Approved - Pilot Agreement or Not

What will not fly? Is it the Project Sunrise or the 777-200LR for Qantas? The A350-1000ULR will not fly. Qantas will not have the money to purchase new aircraft for many years. Airbus will no longer be willing to pay for the expensive fuel system upgrades just to gain bragging rights. If people wan...

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by MrHMSH
Sun May 17, 2020 1:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777 - 25 years in commercial service
Replies: 147
Views: 14038

Re: 777 - 25 years in commercial service

It might not have the universal love or appeal of the 747, but I really like the 777. I've found it to be fairly pleasant to fly on (though my last trip on a 10ab 777 was when I was not fully grown!) and I love the way it sounds, the Trents and the GE90s on the 77W and 77L sound very authoritative. ...

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by MrHMSH
Fri May 15, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

It was said earlier on this forum that part of the problem was the diversion, the diversion was BNE which would have made life difficult for the A350, but now that CBR is possible the issue is resolved. Otherwise it could be that DL's birds are (were?) 268T. If DL went for the 275T version (or obvi...

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by MrHMSH
Fri May 15, 2020 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

Not sure! I know DL are taking over some orders from LATAM, but I don't know if they're taking existing ones or ones that are yet to be built. A359s delivered now have the wing twist and new sharklet, so they are capable of being 280T out of the box. I would speculate that DL's future deliveries wi...

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by MrHMSH
Fri May 15, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

I'm not sure about JNB-ATL but UA on LAX-SYD on a 789 can carry a full load of passengers which equates to around 300 bags and around 20,000-25,000 pounds of cargo, the same is true on return leg . The only time the 789 has problems coming out of SYD in during the summer when temperatures exceed 10...

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by MrHMSH
Fri May 15, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

How much cargo was Delta carrying on LAX-SYD or JNB-ATL? I'm not sure about JNB-ATL but UA on LAX-SYD on a 789 can carry a full load of passengers which equates to around 300 bags and around 20,000-25,000 pounds of cargo, the same is true on return leg . The only time the 789 has problems coming ou...

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by MrHMSH
Thu May 14, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110082

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

The question on everyone's lips... can the A359 make it both ways from LAX-SYD with good cargo and passenger loads? If the answer is yes then a few people are going to be screaming into their pillows when it's announced. Sydney is payload restricted with an alternate on the A350. It usually is not ...

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