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by ikolkyo
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing website updated to match FR's Boeing 737MAX200 rename
Replies: 109
Views: 4769

Re: Boeing website updated to match Ryanair's Boeing 737MAX200 rename.

737-8-200 was the marketing name for the aircraft from the very beginning. I think the original press release for the Ryanair order from years ago had 737-8-200 on the aircraft. I know for a fact I’ve seen it around for awhile. Boeing no longer uses the -200 name themselves and simply refers to it ...

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by ikolkyo
Sat Jul 20, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing website updated to match FR's Boeing 737MAX200 rename
Replies: 109
Views: 4769

Re: Boeing website updated to match Ryanair's Boeing 737MAX200 rename.

737-8-200 was the marketing name for the aircraft from the very beginning. I think the original press release for the Ryanair order from years ago had 737-8-200 on the aircraft. I know for a fact I’ve seen it around for awhile. Boeing no longer uses the -200 name themselves and simply refers to it a...

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by ikolkyo
Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Korean Air signing LOI for 30 787's
Replies: 150
Views: 26026

Re: Confirmed: Korean Air signing LOI for 30 787's

Deal finalized 10 x 787-9 10 x 787-10 + 10 x 787-9 leased https://www.cnbc.com/2019/07/18/korean-air-spending-10-billion-on-30-boeing-dreamliners.html They are leasing 10 more 787-10s not -9s https://www.bing.com/amp/s/mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKCN1TJ31X Which fits with the original announ...

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MH17 - 5 years ago
Replies: 21
Views: 2346

Re: MH17 - 5 years ago

Interesting the occurrences of the number 17: Flight 17 On July 17 Aircraft had its first flight exactly 17 years prior (July 17, 1997) The 2 MH 777 accidents have had some really odd occurrences. The l/n number of the 9M-MRO(MH370) was 404. Ever heard of the “Error 404 not found” error? Really cra...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 1050
Views: 145169

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

The competition is a single aisle design, which has a much more favourable aisle to seat ratio than a 7 abreast. And as you can not shrink the aisles for practical purposes, you must reduce the seat width to reduce the width penalty of your 2 aisle design. We will never again see a new design that ...

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by ikolkyo
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Any info on this 77W?
Replies: 23
Views: 5700

Re: Any info on this 77W?

Only CX aircraft that I see it could be is B-KPW, hasn’t flown since 6/24

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by ikolkyo
Sun Jul 14, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing website updated to match FR's Boeing 737MAX200 rename
Replies: 109
Views: 4769

Re: 737-8200?

Don’t know why they are sticking with the -200 marketing name, Boeing themselves dropped it awhile ago. They should just call it 737-8.

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by ikolkyo
Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption
Replies: 32
Views: 2572

Re: US Commercial Aviation Fuel Consumption

I think that something that could be done is to have electric tugs that pull the planes short of the runway amd the engines are turned on only 5 minutes before CTOT. this could be useful especially at those airport that have long tale off backups That’s just going to create congestion, having tugs ...

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: QR Finalizing Order for Five 777F
Replies: 37
Views: 7610

Re: Qatar Airways Upcoming Order - Any Details?

At least the 787-9s are indeed on the way, I feel like we have been waiting quite a long time for those.

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted
Replies: 85
Views: 19302

Re: Korean Air Captain Tries to Drink Inflight, FA Who Stopped Him Demoted

I had to reread the post multiple times to make I wasn't crazy. This is insane, you gotta be better KE.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6294

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

I wouldn’t be shocked to see a MAX 8 order down the road.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Longest 737 Flight? GOL plans Brasilia - Cancun launch in June 2019, with the 737 MAX
Replies: 28
Views: 7596

Re: Longest 737 Flight? GOL plans Brasilia - Cancun launch in June 2019, with the 737 MAX

UA857 wrote:
Is this route going to be delayed due to the 737 MAX groundings.


Looks like the route is operating with a stop in Manaus with 737-800s.
BSB-MAO-CUN

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:59 am
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Boeing hasn’t made a ULH Version of the 787
Replies: 26
Views: 3186

Re: Why Boeing hasn’t made a ULH Version of the 787

Because it already is a ULH aircraft. Look at some of the routes in on, plenty of 16+ hour flights.

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ubeema wrote:
NTSB report does not corroborate that myth as described...
https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/Acc ... R9202.aspx


I doubt it would.

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by ikolkyo
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner
Replies: 90
Views: 15281

Re: Future operators of Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner

A388 wrote:
Yes, ANA should have recently taken delivery of their first 787-10 (registration: JA901A).

A388


That is their 2nd 787-10, their first was JA900A

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by ikolkyo
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 340
Views: 93251

Re: Boeing 737MAX Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

I wonder if the airstairs on the MAX are slightly modified to account for the increase in height of the nose gear.

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by ikolkyo
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2L/R on 757 and 321... Inefficient Use of Space?
Replies: 30
Views: 6152

Re: 2L/R on 757 and 321... Inefficient Use of Space?

5581305 Apparently not. Jetblue just took delivery of their first A321 NEO without the 2L/R door. That's a Flex, which doesn't have one. More space for seats. Which will become the standard configuration for the A321 very soon. The NX configuration is a better use of space and is similar to the -90...

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by ikolkyo
Sun Jun 30, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site
Replies: 154
Views: 18930

Re: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to Alleged Shoddy 787 Siteuror

Boeing is a company in crisis. I hate to say it but their survival as a leading commercial aircraft manufacturer is in jeopardy. The drip drip of bad news is killing them. I was saying this for 20 years. While I have often defended Boeing here, truth is the company has been so poorly managed for th...

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by ikolkyo
Fri Jun 28, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350F on the cards soon?
Replies: 10
Views: 2341

Re: A350F on the cards soon?

Considering they were just talking about how production costs are way too high currently, don’t expect anything soon.

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by ikolkyo
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL 100 Year Festivities To Be Without First KL 787-10
Replies: 34
Views: 9433

Re: Boeing Screws Up KL 100 Year Festivities

You don’t even know the reason for the delays yet you’re out here throwing accusations.

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by ikolkyo
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines
Replies: 51
Views: 13434

Re: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines

what a sad thing! In your opinion. Personally quite happy to see the inefficient go to the wayside, and make room for the advanced. Yes by the way it's my opinion. But what is the footprint that building a new plane takes? Agree a more modern plane will use less fuel to do the same job. But the who...

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by ikolkyo
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC
Replies: 92
Views: 26017

Re: Boeing falsified records for a 787 sold to AC

Am I wrong in thinking this is actually not all that uncommon? Not saying it's ok, just that it happens more often than it makes its way to a.net. You’re probably not wrong, Boeing is under a massive microscope so any little screw up is going to get it’s own article. Kicking someone while their dow...

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by ikolkyo
Fri Jun 28, 2019 4:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall
Replies: 46
Views: 8018

Re: Delta to open new LGA Concourse G in Fall

Renderings look really nice to me..

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:23 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Operational Weak Spots of the Airbus A321NEO/LR/XLR Discussion Thread
Replies: 92
Views: 34655

Re: Is the A321LR done already ?

Eh, the LR is really just an MTOW bump over a regular A321NX. Not a good comparison to the 764 and etc. It will probably live on as a 97t weight option.

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates 209 Tonight - Go Around ?
Replies: 20
Views: 3963

Re: Emirates 209 Tonight - Go Around ?

Go around happen for all kinds of reasons, you’d have to listen to ATC recordings for find someone involved.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1753
Views: 312132

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Remember that you're comparing DL's B764 with UA's B763ER seat count here. The B764 is 21' longer, so when UA refurbishes their fleet, then their seat count could be higher than DL's. Nope. 240 is the correct UAL 767-400 seat count. The 767-300 seats a max of 214 at United. My bad! I was thinking t...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:27 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why doesn’t UA fly an Airbus Widebody?
Replies: 45
Views: 5799

Re: Why doesn’t UA fly an Airbus Widebody?

Because they never needed them, same goes for PMUA, PMCO, PMDL and AA going forward. didn’t AA, DL, and PMCO all fly the A300? DL got A310s from PanAm in the early 90s and they had them for less than 5 years. I also believe CO Inherited some A300s too, they didn’t last for very long though. AA had ...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic demands 150 slots at expanded Heathrow airport
Replies: 136
Views: 19294

Re: Virgin Atlantic demands 150 slots at expanded Heathrow airport

I've always been shocked at how tiny their operation is and it seems they have finally had enough. Can't blame them.

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by ikolkyo
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Peace 42791 overshoots runway
Replies: 11
Views: 2869

Re: Air Peace 42791 overshoots runway

http://avherald.com/h?article=4c985b51&opt=0
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Wasn’t an overrun, aircraft ended up off to the left of the runway. There is even passenger video.
http://avherald.com/h?article=4c985b51&opt=0

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by ikolkyo
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why doesn’t UA fly an Airbus Widebody?
Replies: 45
Views: 5799

Re: Why doesn’t UA fly an Airbus Widebody?

Because they never needed them, same goes for PMUA, PMCO, PMDL and AA going forward.

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by ikolkyo
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM Orders E195-E2 Jets
Replies: 44
Views: 9606

Re: KLM Orders E195-E2 Jets

marcogr12 wrote:
So how come KLM never ordered the E-195 to up capacity to 120pax like with OS E-195 and use them interchangeably with the E-175/190 depending on traffic demand/season?


LCY might be a possible reason, or they felt the 195 want a big enough step up.

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by ikolkyo
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 344
Views: 43511

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

As IAG won't receiv their MAXes for 3 years, the assumption for them is that the problems will be fixed by then, and thousands will be flying safely Alternatively, if the MAX is still a dog, then they will presumably just cancel the order anyway. so the max is grounded another 3 years? Wow! Gesende...

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by ikolkyo
Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions
Replies: 176
Views: 27271

Re: The Atlantic Tackles MH370 Final Conclusions

It will never not blow my mind that 777 full of passengers simply vanished, in modern times.

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by ikolkyo
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 498
Views: 137626

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

Am I the only one that thinks the thicker inlet of the GE9X gives it a smaller look compared to the -115B? I’m aware the GE9X is larger.

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by ikolkyo
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019
Replies: 498
Views: 137626

Re: Boeing 777X Testing Thread - 2019

https://twitter.com/jenschuld/status/11 ... 00193?s=21

Sharp looking aircraft!
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Here is some video, https://twitter.com/jenschuld/status/11 ... 00193?s=21

Sharp looking aircraft!

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86904

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

What Long Haul routes is Turkmenistan even doing? As far as I know and correct me if I am wrong, they don't even fly to the US. Its mostly Asia and Europe for them and recently I heard they were even having problems with the EU Regulations. So wouldn't B789 or B78J be a sensible choice for them, ev...

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86904

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

British Airways, or IAG for that matter, will not place the MAX's anywhere at this point in time. All they've done is launch a carefully orchestrated life-line to Boeing, bought and paid for by the suits in Chicago , as part of their plan to regain some goodwill and turn the media attention away fr...

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 26452

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

M100 has a commitment for 15 M100s from an NA customer. https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/1141242517343674368?s=21 I really don’t get why they called it the M100, makes more sense to call it the M70 or something. Hmm, but M70 sounds very much like MA60... 5022419 It really doesn’t, plus I don’...

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by ikolkyo
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 26452

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/ ... 74368?s=21


I really don’t get why they called it the M100, makes more sense to call it the M70 or something.
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M100 has a commitment for 15 M100s from an NA customer. https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/ ... 74368?s=21


I really don’t get why they called it the M100, makes more sense to call it the M70 or something.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86904

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

How often are LOIs converted to firm orders ? Is there another step ( LOI -> MOU for example ) before it is converted to a firm order ? Do you remember recently a big LOI converted to a firm order ? BA, who is apart of IAG has firmed up their 777X Order just yesterday. It wasn't firmed up yesterday...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86904

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

imthedreamliner wrote:
How often are LOIs converted to firm orders ? Is there another step ( LOI -> MOU for example ) before it is converted to a firm order ? Do you remember recently a big LOI converted to a firm order ?


BA, who is apart of IAG has firmed up their 777X Order just yesterday.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86904

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

Who saw that coming? https://www.sharesmagazine.co.uk/news/market/6466784/IAG-signs-letter-of-intent-for-200-B737-8-B737-10 The return of 737 to British Airways. That's pretty cool. Interestingly, there's no mention of "MAX" anywhere. The name is poisoned. I'm wondering what kind of prici...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 344
Views: 43511

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

With the MASSIVE range of the B737Max7 (7100km full payload), this can fly low volume routes in EMEA as far as DXB, LOS, ACC, GYD, IKA, etc. Basically BA now has a narrow-body for routes that previously required a wide-body. Example routes: http://www.gcmap.com/mapui?P=LHR-ISB;+LHR-KHI;+LHR-ALA;+LH...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 344
Views: 43511

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

Some people are clearly emotionally distraught that the MAX got a big order. At the end of the day it’s an excellent aircraft made by a company who has been in the business for a long time. Some of you clearly must have thought Boeing and the MAX seas simply going to rollover and die. It will most d...

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 344
Views: 43511

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

I bet they have some very nice delivery slots locked in with the Jet Airways cancellations.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86904

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

Wow what an order for the MAX, real nice win for Boeing there.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124055

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

So it looks like Cebu Pacific A330neo will feature 460 seats and their new A320neos will have 194 seats.... Seat pitch is going to be brutal.

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by ikolkyo
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 124055

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

P1aneMad wrote:
460 seats on the A330neo assuming an all Y configuration and 9 abreast is 52 rows. The seat pitch must be atrocious.


Sounds like the their specialty, cramming in more rows in the same fuselage space.

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by ikolkyo
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86904

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread

musman9853 wrote:
ikolkyo wrote:
musman9853 wrote:

E1s, not E2s. wonder why airlines are so hesitant for the e2?


Doesn’t meet scope for US airlines.


I thought it was only the e2-190 and 195 that didn't meet scope?


I meant that more so in context of the order in question, which was for E175-E1.

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