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by Ab345
Thu Nov 08, 2018 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA issues emergency 737 Max airworthiness order
Replies: 94
Views: 24987

Re: FAA issues emergency 737 Max airworthiness order

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_B ... deliveries
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kiowa wrote:
quick action by boeing. who has the largest fleet besides lion air?


Per Wiki, it's Southwest with 23, Air Canada 18 and American with 15. Lion is 4th and Norwegian 5th

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_B ... deliveries

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by Ab345
Thu Nov 08, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FAA issues emergency 737 Max airworthiness order
Replies: 94
Views: 24987

FAA issues emergency 737 Max airworthiness order

Seems that the Lion Air crash has kick started some immediate actions. The Federal Aviation Administration has issued an emergency order addressing the risk that faulty angle-of-attack inputs could cause Boeing 737 Max horizontal stabilisers to put the aircraft into a difficult-to-control dive. http...

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by Ab345
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: HiFly takes delivery of first A380
Replies: 179
Views: 53379

Re: HiFly takes delivery of first A380

Seems interest is actually taking shape in writing..little vague but it is a a start..Wonder which one :) Hi Fly has revealed that a European operator is the first customer to agree a wet-lease contract for the Portuguese company’s initial Airbus A380. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/euro...

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by Ab345
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes
Replies: 301
Views: 41494

Re: Air Asia X cancels A350. Decision on fleet expected later this year.

IMHO Boeing has 3 things going for them right now: *A higher production rate that allows them to secure future deliveries . (Clearing of the backlog is helping a lot) *Better pricing than past 787 campaigns *Seizing the opportunity of the change of leadership at Airbus. Leahy out of the way is a big...

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by Ab345
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tim Clark: A380's advantages over twinjets still 'enormous'
Replies: 211
Views: 28182

Tim Clark: A380's advantages over twinjets still 'enormous'

Some interesting quotes from STC today.. During an 11 April media briefing at Hamburg airport – while the Aircraft Interiors Expo was being held elsewhere in the city – Clark said the A380 was "vital" to Emirates and represented "still the best unique selling point that anybody has go...

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by Ab345
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Favorite Airport to Fly In/Out Of?
Replies: 51
Views: 2832

Re: Favorite Airport to Fly In/Out Of?

My home airport of ATH is always a pleasure to go through and for Europe I 'd say TXL. It has that 70s/80s vibe to it. AMS and ZRH as far as modern airports are concerded. T2 at LHR is also growing on me

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by Ab345
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines on the market for used A319s to replace MD80s
Replies: 43
Views: 12664

American Airlines on the market for used A319s to replace MD80s

According to ch-aviation AA is on the market for some used A319s to replace the ageing Mad Dogs. President Isom was quoted saying : "Newer model used aircraft are absolutely something we have an eye out for. As we take a look at where A319s are available we are going to be out there after them,...

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by Ab345
Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian CEO on A321neo In-Service Economics
Replies: 60
Views: 10407

Hawaiian CEO on A321neo In-Service Economics

Mark Dunkerley had some interesting comments on HA experience with the A321neo so far... Hawaiian Airlines executives expect big cost savings from the company's incoming fleet of Airbus A321neos. Speaking during Hawaiian's 2017 earnings call on 29 January, chief executive Mark Dunkerley says 189-sea...

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by Ab345
Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 359
Views: 43552

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

I know this gets brushed aside, but: https://leehamnews.com/2016/01/21/united-chooses-737-700-over-cs100-in-big-blow-to-bombardier/ Not competitors? I guess it depends on how you define “competitors”. For UA, the larger 73G won out over the CS100. In competition, price does play a part. Don’t take ...

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by Ab345
Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 160
Views: 40564

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

4 months ago I opened up a thread about this: http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1369585 Back then it was reported that AA was indeen in discussions with Airbus on converting to the A338 which would be a win win situation for all. AA gets out of buying a plane they don't, seemingly, need...

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by Ab345
Thu Dec 14, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 61200

BREAKING: Fabrice Bregier to step down From Airbus Management (Reuters)

Just caught this from Reuters: [PARIS (Reuters) - Airbus (AIR.PA) planemaking chief Fabrice Bregier is leaving the aerospace group after losing a long-running power battle with Chief Executive Tom Enders, three sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday. He will be replaced at the helm of the...

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by Ab345
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 239393

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

Final assembly of the first A330-800 has commenced. So they're going for it? For 6 orders? Don't they have to run a full test program on the -800 version? And I thought the Hawaiian order is less than certain as well... Very pessimistic view, you`re not expecting the -800 to do better over time? No...

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by Ab345
Thu Nov 16, 2017 12:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 62903

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

Anyone here consider Aegean Airlines? I don't think they have any nextgen NB on order at the moment. They want to increase fleet size to 70 aircraft, apparently. The CSeries would be an amazing aircraft for them. Great efficiency, sufficient capacity to allow for increased frequency and enough rang...

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by Ab345
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1535525

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

Probably better to have said "Some Asian carriers", as China Eastern, China Southern and Korean Air, all of which fly the 77W into SFO, don't have the A350 on order! Air China will take delivery of their first A350 next month, so we'll see how soon they fly it to SFO to add to the growing...

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by Ab345
Fri Nov 03, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380
Replies: 948
Views: 708317

Re: Airbus Working With Emirates on New Order for Flagship A380

…….and this is where the irony lies. Emirates was an airline that for the most part was able to undermine the business models of the established legacy carriers limiting their ability to use an aircraft the size of the A380. Today, the emerging LCC’s are doing, in part the same thing to Emirates. A...

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by Ab345
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer
Replies: 281
Views: 62903

Re: Bombardier announces LoI for 31 (+30 Options) CSeries from an unnamed European Customer

I just don't understand that obsession with AF ? They have a ton of Boeing planes.... I don't think people are saying they don't fly Boeing planes. But people who understands the relationship between the French nation and French companies (including private ones) would understand that unless the Ai...

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by Ab345
Fri Oct 27, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo
Replies: 95
Views: 19387

Re: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo

What a great looking plane! Do any other airlines have A321NEOs flying? VX, NH, Sri Lankan, Novair. -Rowen Add Spirit and Frontier to that list too. I think you have got something mixed up there. Frontier and Spirit have the A32 0 neo not the A32 1 neo. As far as I can tell neither have it on order...

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by Ab345
Wed Oct 25, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 187775

Re: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership

This RFP for example is a standard case of how Airbus saving the CSeries can turn up a sale where it would have been questionable at best a few weeks ago. Bangkok Airways is evaluating the Airbus A319neo, Boeing 737 Max 7 and the Bombardier CS300 for its fleet renewal and expansion needs. These airc...

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by Ab345
Wed Oct 18, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 187775

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

I haven't seen anyone point this out, and in my opinion is an important factor of the "the CS is not selling" argument Enders agreed, saying that “quite a few potential CSeries customers” — and U.S. airlines in particular, including Airbus customer JetBlue — have been very impressed with t...

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by Ab345
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1535525

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

I think there is still more to be told of this QR deferral story. Interesting that their 4 A350 cancellations have not been reversed as some had expected. Geoff Last update was about 2 weeks ago. You mean that nothing has happened after that? https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/59911-qatar-airw...

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by Ab345
Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1535525

Re: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - Part 17

I think there is still more to be told of this QR deferral story. Interesting that their 4 A350 cancellations have not been reversed as some had expected. Geoff Last update was about 2 weeks ago. You mean that nothing has happened after that? https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/59911-qatar-airw...

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by Ab345
Mon Sep 11, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 37299

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

Leeham has just posted an analysis of the order. Can anybody provide some info from behind the paywall?

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by Ab345
Fri Sep 08, 2017 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 239393

Re: A330 NEO Production And Delivery Thread Part 1

I agree, but the 338 won't get many orders for a few years, since most 332's are still ''young''. If they are willing to have a model that has 6 orders for years then I'm fine with it, but it doesn't seem like the best idea. Well, if there's any substance to the AA rumor, it may not be long before ...

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by Ab345
Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH - North American Routes
Replies: 116
Views: 17397

Re: ATH - North American Routes

I forgot to add on my previous post that had they started let's say ORD & BOS with a couple of A330s they would fly them on every other day of the week ..for example 1..3..5..7 for ORD and ..2..4..6..for BOS and whatever down time the A330s had they would be used on routes that need the extra ca...

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by Ab345
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATH - North American Routes
Replies: 116
Views: 17397

Re: ATH - North American Routes

Hello to all and here's my contribution on this subject: A couple of years ago I hang out with someone in middle management at Aegean and it was right about the time they were firmly in the black again after the shock of the first crisis years, and they were about the receive the first WL A320s. Coi...

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by Ab345
Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG A350 Orders/Options
Replies: 101
Views: 17157

Re: IAG A350 Orders/Options

Unless I'm making this up in my head, I'm sure I read a rumour or speculation piece, that there was talk that Aer Lingus were going to switch their A350 order to A330neo's in the same way TAP did. :confused: Rumors/speculation that they were going to do so, but it never happened. Rumors now are tha...

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by Ab345
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss studies A321LR business case
Replies: 59
Views: 14181

Re: Swiss studies A321LR business case

I think EIS in mid-2019 but I don't think TP ordered LR version only regular 321neo. They'll launch A339 though. For A321neo LR Norwegian Air Shuttle have ordered 30, AirLease corp. 30 (some going to AirTransat, AirAstana and AerLingus), and we are waiting for JetBlue conversion confirmation as wel...

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by Ab345
Tue Aug 22, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss studies A321LR business case
Replies: 59
Views: 14181

Re: Swiss studies A321LR business case

When is the eis of the LR? Who's starting? TP? I think EIS in mid-2019 but I don't think TP ordered LR version only regular 321neo. They'll launch A339 though. For A321neo LR Norwegian Air Shuttle have ordered 30, AirLease corp. 30 (some going to AirTransat, AirAstana and AerLingus), and we are wai...

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by Ab345
Mon Aug 14, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 401696

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Wiki says that up to July 31st there about 135 neos delivered. Is this about right?

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by Ab345
Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA may swap 359 for 338, HA could go 787 or 359 (Leeham)
Replies: 176
Views: 27355

AA may swap 359 for 338, HA could go 787 or 359 (Leeham)

Going through the Airbus article on Leeham I found some parts interesting and haven't seen them posted. Please delete if I couldn't find them Fleet planning on what to do about the A350s continues. Airbus and American are talking about down-grading the A350 to the A330neo. Further complicating: Hawa...

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by Ab345
Wed Jul 26, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK mulls 20 additional A380s
Replies: 212
Views: 46193

Re: EK mulls 20 additional A380s

That's as far as my English goes. No matter what kind of words I use, we all know it isn't is a done deal until both parties sign the contracts and announce it to the public Your English is very good. I thank you for making the effort to communicate so well. John Leahy doesn't like air shows. He al...

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by Ab345
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Airbus talking additional A380 orders over with IAG, ANA and TG
Replies: 76
Views: 18431

Re: Airbus talking additional A380 orders over with IAG, ANA and TG

I can't imagine TG needing them. I can imagine them ordering them. My impression is that TG has needed 1 or 2 more for some time, but not an additional 5 or more. The fleet is stretched thin right now, such that one aircraft's mechanical issues has already caused at least a half dozen cancellations...

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by Ab345
Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Third runway for BER Airport proposed - check-in at BER, runway in distant Sperenberg (29,9 km)!
Replies: 87
Views: 15675

Re: Third runway for BER Airport proposed - check-in at BER, runway in distant Sperenberg (29,9 km)!

We should keep in mind that there is another airport which alredy exists: Neuhardenberg / EDON. It was used in the 90s for government flights between Berlin and Bonn with Tu-154s. There have been plans to open it as LCC airport for Berlin, there even is a local group ("Bürgerinitiative") ...

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by Ab345
Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China buys 100 A320s, 40 A350s
Replies: 65
Views: 12695

Re: China buys 100 A320s, 40 A350s

Although from late 2014 CZ ceo interview for FG: Being the largest player in China is no guarantee that the carrier always gets its way. One of the most embarrassing setbacks for China Southern is its failure to use the Airbus A380 on long-haul routes out of Beijing since taking delivery of the type...

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by Ab345
Thu Jun 29, 2017 11:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1486
Views: 196683

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

Certainly a detailed opinion and I found this quote interesting: It’s a fine aircraft — I know more about this aircraft than I would wish to know about anything in my life, and from what I know about it, it was incredibly well-built and possibly even over-specified at the time. I don’t think anybody...

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by Ab345
Thu Jun 01, 2017 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries
Replies: 595
Views: 105086

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Canada better grow some balls and start fighting back. I know trade wars have no winners but Canada is losing by default. I would start with cancelling the potential Boeing F-18 order and then move on to the massively subsidized U.S. agriculture industry. Me thinks this is already starting to happe...

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by Ab345
Sat May 27, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1535525

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZU7gDNL8Mds
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I came across this awesome video of the A35K at EAP...does anyone know why were the thrust reverses deployed for such a long time apparently while taxying? (at about 1:55) ?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZU7gDNL8Mds

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by Ab345
Fri May 19, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1535525

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

Good to finally get some more regional diversity. What other non-Asian airline has had A350s powered/flying now? LATAM, Air Caraibes, Delta, Finnair, Ethiopian, and ______? LH! With almost all of the legacy European carriers getting them. I wouldn't assume "diversity" to be a problem. It ...

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by Ab345
Mon May 15, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo family production thread - 2015-2017 (part 7)
Replies: 2436
Views: 401696

Re: Airbus A320NEO Production Thread - Part 7

Any changes on the IATA codes?

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by Ab345
Mon Feb 06, 2017 1:38 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most underrated airline?
Replies: 80
Views: 10944

Re: Most underrated airline?

My vote goes to Aegean! They have Europe pretty much covered and they serve everything from candy on take-off to real food (not just a sandwich) and free coffee/drinks. Their prices are excellent, 120 euros for ATH LHR return ticket is very good! And they have the best mileage programm. In general ...

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by Ab345
Sun Feb 05, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Most underrated airline?
Replies: 80
Views: 10944

Re: Most underrated airline?

My vote goes to Aegean! They have Europe pretty much covered and they serve everything from candy on take-off to real food (not just a sandwich) and free coffee/drinks. Their prices are excellent, 120 euros for ATH LHR return ticket is very good! And they have the best mileage programm. In general v...

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by Ab345
Fri Feb 03, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares
Replies: 47
Views: 12777

Re: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares

Going through this production I came across this: 1844 A330-941 Air Berlin RR Trent 7000 Does anyone know if this true? If it is then probably through a lessor? https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ff2DA4QRsnyx6Og6UREgvDckpdF2Iu7o4Vcj6m7EM_I/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html True, confir...

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by Ab345
Sat Jan 21, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares
Replies: 47
Views: 12777

Re: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares

Wouldn't this still make that sole A330NEO an oddball in a fleet of A330CEOs? Or are they getting more of them through that lessor? Since most of the MSNs in that range are mostly empty this could probably be the first of.."some"? Since I think that Karel confirmed this i m glad we have a...

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by Ab345
Sat Jan 21, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares
Replies: 47
Views: 12777

Re: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares

Going through this production I came across this: 1844 A330-941 Air Berlin RR Trent 7000 Does anyone know if this true? If it is then probably through a lessor? https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Ff2DA4QRsnyx6Og6UREgvDckpdF2Iu7o4Vcj6m7EM_I/pub?single=true&gid=0&output=html I don't thin...

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by Ab345
Sat Jan 21, 2017 2:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares
Replies: 47
Views: 12777

Re: Air Berlin acquires 3 more A330s; grows US; routes; ends AA codeshares

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... utput=html
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Going through this production I came across this:


1844 A330-941 Air Berlin RR Trent 7000

Does anyone know if this true? If it is then probably through a lessor?

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... utput=html

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by Ab345
Sat Jan 14, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline bankruptcies since 2008 per country
Replies: 33
Views: 4306

Re: Airline bankruptcies since 2008 per country

I think we can add OA to the list in 2009. The legacy Olympic was grounded along with all the planes ( B737s and A343s) and created a new OA that was sold to an investement group that was branching into a lot of fields in Greece back then. The new Olympic went with the A320family and eventually in 2...

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by Ab345
Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes: British Airways struggles with BoB
Replies: 96
Views: 20566

Re: Forbes: British Airways struggles with BoB

Seems like a summary of complaints against BA about....changes. Someone posted above how he got a lot for 80 euros and it makes so much sense that a million dollar aircraft requiring thousands of kilos of fuel, with two highly trained pilots, crew, ground staff etc...yes so much sense right there.....

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by Ab345
Sat Jan 14, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Forbes: British Airways struggles with BoB
Replies: 96
Views: 20566

Re: Forbes: British Airways struggles with BoB

Seems like a summary of complaints against BA about....changes. Someone posted above how he got a lot for 80 euros and it makes so much sense that a million dollar aircraft requiring thousands of kilos of fuel, with two highly trained pilots, crew, ground staff etc...yes so much sense right there.....

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