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by heavymetal
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 797
Views: 149782

Re: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X

I think the 'B757+' name isn't that descriptive. I think it's more likely to be a 762 sized airplane. This is going to add value beyond A32x family members. Yet it's not going to have range like A330/787 so it'll be lighter. It arguably could, though. The 767-200ER had an MZFW of 5000nm, which is t...

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by heavymetal
Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline
Replies: 126
Views: 29168

Re: United Former CFO to Launch a New U.S. Budget Airline

Hack! Another UA/CO merger goon that screwed up the airline, IMHO. Didn’t he leave UA on bad blood? I applaud the effort to bring in more competition. I would imagine if this airline ever gets off the ground, it’ll be in the same class as NK, G4, and F9. I doubt a bean counter from Allegiant would ...

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by heavymetal
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: KPMG postulates a 22yr aircraft economic life +/-3yrs newTech/oldTech
Replies: 9
Views: 2274

Re: KPMG postulates a 22yr aircraft economic life +/-3yrs newTech/oldTech

The Boeing 789 is substantively less expensive than the A339. The Boeing 789 and the Airbus A339 functionally serve the ~same utility. The aircraft are similarly list priced ..price B789 (2019jan) 292.5 * 50% = 146.25 ..price A339 (2018) 296.4 * 50% = 148.2 The estimated life of the B789 and A339 a...

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by heavymetal
Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 777X vs A350 CASM
Replies: 259
Views: 28404

Re: 777X vs A350 CASM

https://leehamnews.com/2018/05/17/boein ... -carriers/ Also: Per seat fuel burn: -1.5% Per seat DoC: -1.2 ~ 1.5% Aircraft trip cost: +11% Seats per aircraft: 45 (+12%) That's for a 7000+nm mission, should be close to the best case for the 779. Thanks, those are different numbers than I recall from ...

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by heavymetal
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 870
Views: 165618

Re: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread

Can you actually dispute what is saying. The Allegiant model clearly works. SY and F9 use similar models. Also, G4 started off with an aircraft people were busy retiring. And they are the most profitable carrier in America by margins. The last part is probably not going to happen since legacies are...

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by heavymetal
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1918
Views: 228809

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2020

on a separate topic, while we wait for the LGB news. https://leehamnews.com/2020/01/16/air-canada-inaugurates-a220-300-service-today/ Interesting that we now have AC confirming the economics of A220-300. It's said that "Air Canada configures the -300 with 137 passengers in business and coach c...

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by heavymetal
Mon Dec 23, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Boeing 787-10 range: how far can it stretch its wings ?
Replies: 126
Views: 21760

Re: The Boeing 787-10 range: how far can it stretch its wings ?

Nope. This is directly from United Airlines, CFO Andrew Levy. I wouldn't qualify him as a random guy on twitter with extreme Airbus bias. Nope. It was made by Edward Russel. He wrote articles for Flight Global that were always positive Airbus news and orders. Now he is just a random guy on twitter ...

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by heavymetal
Mon Nov 18, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing: Muilenburg out as Chairman (remains CEO); David Calhoun named Chairman
Replies: 54
Views: 11632

Re: BA: Muilenburg out as Chairman (remains CEO); David Calhoun named Chairman

a.net keeps acting like Boeing is some collapsing mess. Their market cap is 210 billion. Yes, they screwed up, and yes, having accountability by separating BOD and CEO is good, but it isn't like Eddie Lampert is in charge here. People around the world love thrills and Boeing has become the phantasm...

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by heavymetal
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255942

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Jesus you won’t let this go. It’s was supposed to Be here in September and ready to roll in November. This was original plan. Then airbus told them about delays and they knew they wouldn’t get the aircraft early. They had to push back arrival to 2020 to fit with 2020 goals as they did with the neos...

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by heavymetal
Mon Oct 28, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255942

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Yah that 30 owned gone in 2020 is incorrect. B6 was supposed to get 1 A220 in September, and 4 next year. Due to delays B6 received 0 a220, and will right now get 1 A220 next year. The e190s will be around till 2025. B6 is also about 7 neos short from the 14 they were supposed to get this year. Yes...

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by heavymetal
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255942

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Yah that 30 owned gone in 2020 is incorrect. B6 was supposed to get 1 A220 in September, and 4 next year. Due to delays B6 received 0 a220, and will right now get 1 A220 next year. The e190s will be around till 2025. B6 is also about 7 neos short from the 14 they were supposed to get this year. Yes...

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by heavymetal
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255942

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

duplicate

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by heavymetal
Mon Oct 28, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 1496
Views: 255942

Re: JetBlue Network Thread - 2019

Also a note from our BOS thread discussion, I'm reading enough E90 chatters that I think there is a pretty good chance the 30 owned E90 will stick around past 2025. Well, at least a good number of them, let's say 20. And those have the right capacity for BOS shuttle routes and should be able to do ...

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by heavymetal
Sun Oct 27, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 57078

Re: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50

Either way, seems strange to me that not more people are picking up A220s given its economics. And that doesn't even factor in possible higher RASM from the comfortable interiors. Don't get me wrong, the A220-300 is a step in the right direction for smaller aircraft, and it's a large advantage for ...

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by heavymetal
Fri Oct 25, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50
Replies: 217
Views: 57078

Re: Updated: NK Announces Upcoming Order of 100 Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft plus Purchase Options for a further 50

It is widely regarded at B6 that the 190 vs 319 was a big mistake No, it’s not. While the e90 has been a mixed bag and is now due for replacement, all the growth in Boston could not have happened without it. The e90 wasn’t a stellar success, but it wasn’t a failure either. The only people I have ev...

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by heavymetal
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership
Replies: 170
Views: 28597

Re: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership

Neelman?? Bring back Horton! He did good things while at AA. Weren't Kirby and Parker like *buds* and they got into some drunken bar fight somewhere in the DFW Metroplex which led to Kirby leaving? Both are apparently train wrecks while under the influence. People forget that Doug was leading Ameri...

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by heavymetal
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership
Replies: 170
Views: 28597

Re: Kirby Denies He Will Return to AA, Rumors Swirl of Big Changes in AA Leadership

The CEO of a US airline must be a US citizen. Can you point to that law, please? He can't because it's untrue. Federal Aviation Act of 1922. And this https://www.travelweekly.com/Travel-News/Airline-News/Virgin-America-can-meet-test-for-U-S-citizenship-DOT-says Then why did the DOT order VX to have...

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by heavymetal
Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787-10 NG vs. A350 NEO, Which Succeeds the 777-300ER?
Replies: 126
Views: 12485

Re: 787-10 NG vs. A350 NEO, Which Succeeds the 777-300ER?

Timing is one of the factors, but there are several others. Discounted cash flow (dcf) is the most commonly used valuation method. Using that method, what you and I could see as meaningless variations in the assumptions (such as the discount rate, the tenor and terminal value) can have a huge swing...

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by heavymetal
Fri Sep 27, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787-10 NG vs. A350 NEO, Which Succeeds the 777-300ER?
Replies: 126
Views: 12485

Re: 787-10 NG vs. A350 NEO, Which Succeeds the 777-300ER?

A valuation of an asset and a transaction price at the factory gate are not the same things. I am sure you already knew that? Mostly timing, isn't it? price building happening when ordering from the factory ( long lead time to delivery, final payment ) versus short time haggling on an offered exist...

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by heavymetal
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 29197

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

There is a reason new aircraft are only purchased for good utilization. For narrowbody aircraft, the ownership costs are only 10% of the use costs: https://speednews.com/article/6963 Fuel is the big one at 31%. MRO costs are more than ownership costs at 11% I estimate line maintenance at about 6%, ...

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by heavymetal
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787-10 NG vs. A350 NEO, Which Succeeds the 777-300ER?
Replies: 126
Views: 12485

Re: 787-10 NG vs. A350 NEO, Which Succeeds the 777-300ER?

And of course you would never admit that Boeing (and it's Partners) maybe were able to design the airplane to require less labour hours to assemble. It's Barrel process seems to be more automated and it's wing maybe as well. One of the benefits of all electric design for subsystems may be faster as...

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by heavymetal
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019
Replies: 103
Views: 29197

Re: Aircraft Values, And Lease Pricing - Spring 2019

I always love this post, it allows me to spend an hour fantasy shopping for the jet aircraft of my choice. I am always amazed at the monthly cost to lease a plane. For the 350-900, a million dollars + each month is a lot of cash you've got to come up with -- add on to that the cost to crew and fuel...

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by heavymetal
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787-10 NG vs. A350 NEO, Which Succeeds the 777-300ER?
Replies: 126
Views: 12485

Re: 787-10 NG vs. A350 NEO, Which Succeeds the 777-300ER?

You are all not discussing the common understanding that you can buy an 787 for a lot less than an A350. That is probably one of the primary reasons the 787 is selling so well. Boeing did a lot of work to get 787 costs down (taking a lot of titanium out for example) - now Airbus - which has publicl...

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by heavymetal
Sat Sep 14, 2019 3:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus launching A220LR or XLR according to Jon Ostrower
Replies: 95
Views: 29540

Re: Airbus launching A220LR or XLR according to Jon Ostrower

The question is now why use a NMA or B787/A330 when you can offer more frequencies and the same CASM with an A223? I think that this also opens up a lot of thinner US transcon point to point routes. To take the example of Ohio, second tier airports like CVG, CLE, CMH, CAK that were previously serve...

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by heavymetal
Fri Sep 13, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 870
Views: 165618

Re: Moxy will start operations earlier than 2021 with E190s retired from Azul

http://blueir.investproductions.com/~/m ... update.pdf
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flyby519 wrote:
Planeboy17 wrote:
Gulfstream500 wrote:

Wait a second... B6’s E190s are about to be retired too...

The last one is scheduled to leave in 2025


Source?


JetBlue’s investor presentation in the E190 replacement:

http://blueir.investproductions.com/~/m ... update.pdf

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by heavymetal
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United to 50 states
Replies: 49
Views: 10905

Re: United to 50 states

I remember watching a documentary on UA many years ago when it was basically a domestic carrier with a few routes to Canada and Mexico One of their claims in that era however was that they flew to all 50 states Is that true anymore, If not how long has it been since they could claim that ? Incident...

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by heavymetal
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines looking at larger aircraft from Boeing
Replies: 62
Views: 13055

Re: Spirit Airlines looking at larger aircraft from Boeing

Could this mean orders for the 797? The MAX-10? I think we should dismiss the 797, as a small airline is unlikely to be thinking about a wide-body which doesn't exist. Right now the seven narrow-body USA airlines do not fly routes longer than 2500 nm (Alaska Air from Anchorage to KOA on Big Island ...

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by heavymetal
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A320neo vs B737max
Replies: 69
Views: 15846

Re: A320neo vs B737max

The 737-800 has consistently had sale and lease rates that are about 5% higher than the A320. 737MAX-8 pricing also has been a little higher than A320neo pricing, but data is limited. If the 737-8 has a higher market value than the A320neo (before the crashes) it can be implied that if it is offere...

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by heavymetal
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA’s cash position
Replies: 29
Views: 6842

Re: UA’s cash position

What you're talking about is the simple accounting entry for how share repurchases work on the balance sheet, the impact on cash and stockholders equity. This is purely accounting. The way the market values a company's equity generally does not match the company's book value of equity. For sharehol...

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by heavymetal
Tue Aug 06, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA’s cash position
Replies: 29
Views: 6842

Re: UA’s cash position

ummmm no.....they are buying outstanding shares which raise the price. Well technically he’s right, for the investors that UAL repurchases the shares from. Those investors get cash in exchange for their shares. What you’re referring to is the benefit to all of the remaining shareholders. Once UAL r...

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by heavymetal
Sun Jul 28, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance
Replies: 47
Views: 7138

Re: Q2 2019 US Carriers Financial Performance

WN has 59,000 employees which is 55% of AA (not including regional employees). Coincidentally, their RPMs are also 55% of AA. The big difference in employee cost though is WN has very few layers of middle and upper management and they expect a lot of performance out of anyone that has the word Mana...

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by heavymetal
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA’s cash position
Replies: 29
Views: 6842

Re: UA’s cash position

How is "buy back stock" giving money back to investors? Because they own the stock. When the airline buys your stock they pay you for it. ummmm no.....they are buying outstanding shares which raise the price. Well technically he’s right, for the investors that UAL repurchases the shares f...

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by heavymetal
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 1358
Views: 207665

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

A330 is more expensive than the 787, so I don't know why you think the a330 can be done "dirt cheap" Do you have a legitimate source for this claim that is not an AvWeek, AIN, Leeham, etc. article? Having fielded offers for both aircraft, this is categorically false. And it's not even clo...

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by heavymetal
Fri Jun 07, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-800 lease rates increasing
Replies: 33
Views: 9379

Re: 737-800 lease rates increasing

So, lightsaber, you're shorting leasing company stocks then, confident that their lease rates will drop? :) It's bold to say the market - and its $ Billions of assets held by leasing companies and carriers - is wrong. This grounding may prop up 737-800 lease rates in the short-term, but it will be ...

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by heavymetal
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Breeze - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 870
Views: 165618

Re: David Neeleman Raising Funds for New U.S. Airline

I was just talking to neeleman...turns out he is actually planning on taking this capital to buy back Jetblue and go private. In cohorts with the pilots maybe. They want him back. I wonder if the the pilots will attempt labor action to drop the stock price, Neeleman could then purchase it through a...

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by heavymetal
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Q1 2019 earning thread
Replies: 72
Views: 11280

Re: Delta Air Lines Q1 2019 earning thread

What irritates me the most is that we have enough revenue generation to become debt free very quickly. I feel that all the "shareholders" must have shareholdings in finances as well. It's insane, even at 1.9% interest, to take on debt when you don't have to. This statement shows a serious...

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by heavymetal
Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Air Lines Q1 2019 earning thread
Replies: 72
Views: 11280

Re: Delta Air Lines Q1 2019 earning thread

What irritates me the most is that we have enough revenue generation to become debt free very quickly. I feel that all the "shareholders" must have shareholdings in finances as well. It's insane, even at 1.9% interest, to take on debt when you don't have to. This statement shows a serious...

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by heavymetal
Tue Mar 05, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas
Replies: 1923
Views: 452413

Re: Atlas Air 3591 Down in Trinity Bay, Texas

"Crew communications consistent with a loss control of the aircraft began approximately 18 seconds prior to the end of the recording." I am so grateful for the professionalism of the NTSB. To me this implies a loss of situational awareness; they would have been in a dive attitude for long...

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by heavymetal
Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 150264

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

That's fine. I actually don't think they are loosing a lot of money on those 2 routes. But they have gone from been super profitable to 2 markets that I think they are loosing money on. That's a huge drop in revenue (probably > $100 million a year). B6 is actually loosing a lot of money on BOS-ATL....

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by heavymetal
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 150264

Re: Jetblue “Save the Date” All Hands - April 10

I'm just providing what's public available on BTS fare data. BOS-ATL is a bloodbath and that's obvious to anyone looking at the market. It was a very really profitable market for DL and now it probably looses money for them. Same with BOS-MSP. Take it for what you will. You asked me to provide data...

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by heavymetal
Tue Feb 26, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.
Replies: 197
Views: 46515

Re: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.

As far as the NMA goes, I think Boeing would have to be looking at closing the business case on the assumption that an A321XLR (and any other potential variants like an A322) does get launched. Account for lost market potential early in your projections. A low-risk A321XLR would for sure find its n...

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by heavymetal
Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30663

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

That’s funny I was only in B6 meeting with senior management. What do they know right guess I need to get my ears checked Unless you're leaking confidential information about an upcoming A220 delivery deferral, JetBlue has communicated 5x A220 deliveries in 2020. http://blueir.investproductions.com...

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by heavymetal
Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30663

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

That’s funny I was only in B6 meeting with senior management. What do they know right guess I need to get my ears checked Unless you're leaking confidential information about an upcoming A220 delivery deferral, JetBlue has communicated 5x A220 deliveries in 2020. http://blueir.investproductions.com...

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by heavymetal
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?
Replies: 251
Views: 30663

Re: JetBlue does it need to be saved from its management?

They say American flys them buts it’s piedmont(wholly owned subsidiary). Remember Aligany...memories This is not correct. The E190's are owned and operated by American, not Piedmont or any regional subsidiary. US airline pilot contracts prohibit operating any aircraft with more than 76-seats at the...

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by heavymetal
Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's
Replies: 172
Views: 33603

Re: United Airlines orders 9 787-9's

EChid wrote:
Okay, then I'm confused or my source is wrong. Airfleets reports UA has 74 active 777-200s and 777-200ERs while AA has 47 (-200ERs only). That's not a difference of 8.


UA has 19 777-200's (non-ER) and 55 777-200ER's, hence 74 total 772's but only 8 more 777-200ER's than AA.

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by heavymetal
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 18810

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

B6's 320s are relatively comparable in terms of seat numbers to the rest of the industry...BUT, two big things 1. The 320s don't have First Class, the legacies do - and yet B6 has the same number of seats. That means that DL/UA/AA can sell 134-138 seats just like B6, but 12-16 First Class seats at ...

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by heavymetal
Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 18810

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

I don't understand this claim that JetBlue has less seats in their planes than the US3. I just checked SeatGuru. JetBlue has 150 seats in their A320 version and so does Delta in A320-V1. I never made the claim they had less seats than the US3, I was merely responding to your post that claimed the l...

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by heavymetal
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 18810

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

I expected them to do this, but it's still sad. And bowing to wall street really has very little to do with market share. AA/DL tows the line, whereas Kirby just went ahead with his expansion plan anyway and succeeded. We will see how this works out. I would more concerned if they start cutting rou...

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by heavymetal
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 18810

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

It's a balancing act. To date, JetBlue has found out the hard way that less seats does not necessarily = more $$$, so they have changed that slightly. By all public communications, Mint appears to be paying for the floor space it takes up. I wouldn't expect JetBlue to say otherwise, but until we ha...

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by heavymetal
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others
Replies: 179
Views: 18810

Re: JetBlue to add Basic Economy product. Company “success is at risk” if not matches others

Well, if the logic is that: cramming more seats = $$$ then maybe JetBlue should start shrinking legroom in Mint too and cram another Mint row in there... :roll: It's a balancing act. To date, JetBlue has found out the hard way that less seats does not necessarily = more $$$, so they have changed th...

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