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by Airlines0613
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Cancellations, China Southern and others
Replies: 49
Views: 8516

Re: 737MAX Cancellations, China Southern and others

https://simpleflying.com/garuda-will-ta ... g-737-max/
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Garuda didn’t cancel their order, instead, they kept their order and added Boeing 787s.

https://simpleflying.com/garuda-will-ta ... g-737-max/

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by Airlines0613
Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines profits up, eyes narrowbody orders
Replies: 37
Views: 4757

Re: Vietnam Airlines profits up, eyes narrowbody orders

I feel like this would be Boeing’s order to lose if Airbus wins the narrow-body order.

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by Airlines0613
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA’s cash position
Replies: 29
Views: 6463

Re: UA’s cash position

Delta is $2 billion cash, but long term debt only $7.7 billion. American is much worse with $337 million, cash and Long-term debt and finance leases at $20.66 billion. (1Q quarterly report) You're ignoring $4 Billion of short-term investments by AA. 'Cash and short-term investments' is the common U...

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by Airlines0613
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service
Replies: 58
Views: 14195

Re: Norwegian Airlines ceases LAS service

Source please.

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by Airlines0613
Thu Jun 13, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777-9 for Lufthansa rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 38
Views: 11664

Re: First 777-9 for Lufthansa rolls out of final assembly

TC957 wrote:
Is this not the 1st for EK rather than LH ?

No, LH is the launch customer.

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by Airlines0613
Thu Jun 13, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350-1000 Range Increase
Replies: 110
Views: 19058

Re: a350-1000 range increase

Airbus numbers tend to be too optimistic, I doubt it can actually reach that range with full pax and bags.

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by Airlines0613
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 66927

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements

Here's a pretty good forecast of what's coming ahead at the show: https://airwaysmag.com/paris-air-show/pas19/analysis-what-to-expect/ Boeing will have a terrible time. I wouldn't want to be sitting in front of hundreds of headline-hungry journalists asking about 737 MAX and 777X delay. I don’t see...

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by Airlines0613
Mon Jun 10, 2019 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 319
Views: 70234

Re: 777X First Flight Delayed to Year End Due GE9X Issues

1. CMCs, first engine with the tech in commercial service. 2. High Mach # compressor. 3. Enhanced variable cycle tech. For certain the variable turbine cooling of the LEAP. I see actuators being bought for more, but I do not know the specifics. 4. Far more cooling systems than I've ever seen. The t...

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by Airlines0613
Thu Jun 06, 2019 5:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM's first 787-10 Dreamliner (PH-BKA) is out
Replies: 31
Views: 9834

Re: KLM's first 787-10 Dreamliner (PH-BKA) is out

Houston was announced about a year ago. Should be one of the first routes to use Boeing 787-10 equipment.

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by Airlines0613
Thu Jun 06, 2019 1:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1493
Views: 272640

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

No, but they do have them for freight, which was cpd’s statement. No he said QF have the 744 for freight soon to be replaced by the 748, they have no 747 freighters, only 737 and 767. They just lease capacity on 747s from Altas. That would be like Fedex saying they have 737s based in Australia beca...

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by Airlines0613
Thu May 30, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo to switch from Pratt & Whitney engines to CFM engines for A320neo.
Replies: 29
Views: 5510

Re: Indigo to switch from Pratt & Whitney engines to CFM engines for A320neo.

Are there any stats available on the fuel savings achieved from both LEAP and GTF? I have asked this question, over and over on Anet and no one really has an answer. Which is odd, since we have both types of engines being used on a single airframe. Comparison would be easy. I’ve heard their burn is...

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by Airlines0613
Mon May 27, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 54068

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

etoile wrote:
Airlines0613 wrote:
etoile wrote:

The article doesn't say that at all.

It did, but was edited out hours later and replaced with the 789 operating the flight.


The article does not at all say that the newly ordered aircraft - of any subtype - would be used on the AKL-NYC route.

It did, that why other posters believed it as well.

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by Airlines0613
Mon May 27, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 54068

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

I never expected to see the words ''long range'' and ''787-10'' in the same sentence :P Jokes aside, it'll be interesting to see how much they extend its range by. It should also help compete with the A350-900 more and could potentially attract more customers. But the question is what will they use...

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by Airlines0613
Mon May 27, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 54068

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

I never expected to see the words ''long range'' and ''787-10'' in the same sentence :P Jokes aside, it'll be interesting to see how much they extend its range by. It should also help compete with the A350-900 more and could potentially attract more customers. But the question is what will they use...

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by Airlines0613
Mon May 27, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 54068

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

I never expected to see the words ''long range'' and ''787-10'' in the same sentence :P Jokes aside, it'll be interesting to see how much they extend its range by. It should also help compete with the A350-900 more and could potentially attract more customers. But the question is what will they use...

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by Airlines0613
Sun May 26, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1493
Views: 272640

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Question specific to zeke or to flipdewaf. The numbers posted (namely the simulation run by flipdewaf) and zeke's overall comments indicate that the A35K is the more capable plane on this route with the intended specifications. What exactly, or on which routes, would the 778 have an advantage? I'm ...

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by Airlines0613
Sun May 26, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1493
Views: 272640

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

If we're talking RR Ultrafan for an A350neo the fuel burn improvement won't be anything like that much. But I don't see the problem. If QF go for the A350 the timetable for neo availability is likely to work for an eventual A380 replacement programme. At which point neo airframes take on ULH and th...

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by Airlines0613
Wed May 22, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 453
Views: 43112

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

IIRC, the Boeing 787 is a cash cow for Boeing now and has been profitable for a couple of years already. Nothing compared to the Airbus A380, which has been reported as a money loser in all its years in production. The 787 is a cash cow due to the deferred cost (a.k.a. Damocles sword); if Airbus wa...

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by Airlines0613
Wed May 22, 2019 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 453
Views: 43112

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

Come on folks, what's he supposed to say? With the very narrow definition of "success" Faury uses, he makes his case. It's only slightly sillier than making the same claim about the B787 being a "success", as that program still has the possibility of making money. Both companies...

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by Airlines0613
Mon May 20, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 54068

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

Choice of 787 as their 77E replacement, if Reuters is correct, really only makes sense as part of a strategy of tight restraint in capital spending over the next few years. The 789 doesn't give them the payload/range they could have got from the 359. (Might we see one or two additional 77Ws in the ...

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by Airlines0613
Mon May 20, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated, confirmed - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order
Replies: 292
Views: 54068

Re: Report - Air NZ picks Boeing for wide-body order

Honestly a 777X order for NZ will actually shock me. I don't see many markets they can dump a plane with its capacity on. Well they had 747s for 33 years and replaced them with 77Ws, granted they only fly to LAX/LHR/SFO regularly long haul and IAH seasonally sometimes. But yes the trend is more P2P...

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by Airlines0613
Thu May 16, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi
Replies: 193
Views: 19501

Re: JetBlue switches from Coke to Pepsi

Glad to hear! I am one of the few that prefer Pepsi over Coke products. Now, if this only happened to UA, my dream would come true!

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by Airlines0613
Wed May 15, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Aviation in 2050
Replies: 21
Views: 1666

Re: Aviation in 2050

Dutchy wrote:
The biggest issue by far, will be emissions. 2050 is the year the Paris goals should be met.

IIRC, airplanes are the most eco-friendly way of transport based on the amount of pollutant per seat kilometer. Also, we have many airlines exploring biofuels, which can further decrease pollutants.

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by Airlines0613
Tue May 14, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1493
Views: 272640

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

I agree with many here, in that most of these posts help understand effective wingspan and etc. Thanks for the explanations and models.

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by Airlines0613
Tue May 07, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Canada's WestJet beats profit on higher passenger traffic
Replies: 3
Views: 807

Re: Canada's WestJet beats profit on higher passenger traffic

I'm also wondering whether WS is benefiting from all those additional passengers they are getting from their codeshares with DL. Certainly must be helping improve WS results. I am expecting this trend to continue. Obviously WS couldn’t be profitable without DL. :roll: Sarcasm aside, I’m pretty sure...

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by Airlines0613
Tue May 07, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand to JFK?
Replies: 55
Views: 8158

Re: Air New Zealand to JFK?

NZ and UA have a JV, meaning it most definitely will be from EWR and not JFK. There’s about the same amount of O&D from both EWR and JFK, but EWR can offer connections beyond that. IIRC, EWR is also closer to Manhattan and Newark has a large wealthy population, meaning more business travelers/bu...

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by Airlines0613
Sun May 05, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released

I would have killed to see a B747-400 wearing the new livery. :’(

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by Airlines0613
Sun May 05, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline owning a airport
Replies: 60
Views: 7079

Re: Airline owning a airport

When people make that general statement, they are generally referring to US bankruptcy laws. Mho Chapter 11 bankruptcy protects an entity and allows for reorganization with a bank lien/security interest. No government bailout there... True, but that doesn't stop many aroud the world from labeling i...

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by Airlines0613
Sun May 05, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airline owning a airport
Replies: 60
Views: 7079

Re: Airline owning a airport

UAL, AA, and DAL have been bailed out once in 80 years, and that several years after being in an industry under direct attack by terrorists. Southwest and JetBlue have never been bailed out. So, no. Ummm....when were AA, UA & DL bailed out by the US government???? When people make that general ...

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by Airlines0613
Wed May 01, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca majority shareholder breaches United loan conditions
Replies: 26
Views: 5226

Re: Avianca majority shareholder breaches United loan conditions

I mean, UA did want a JV with AV. This could be a perfect time for UA to purchase a large, if not a majority, stake. It could significantly improve Latin American connections for UA and AV can be reorganized to make a nice profit. Plus, UA can also lease those Boeing 787/Airbus A320neos.

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by Airlines0613
Mon Apr 29, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2097
Views: 369422

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

Why has N460UA been in Miami for so long? The Wiki fleet site says it arrived there Feb 4th. According to Flightradar24, it took off a couple of days ago from MIA heading to an unknown airport, but was diverted back to MIA. Also, the scheduled flight from MIA-IAH was cancelled. Possible maintenance...

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by Airlines0613
Sun Apr 28, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2097
Views: 369422

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

I disagree with you. I highly doubt passenger can tell the difference between a 739 with Split Scimitar winglets and a 7M9. Just think about it, even some people on here have a hard time deciphering if it’s a NG or a MAX. I don’t think it’ll be a bad image, but it will be a waste of money when the ...

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by Airlines0613
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific's Airbus A350-1000s and upcoming Boeing 777-9Xs
Replies: 70
Views: 17713

Re: Cathay Pacific's Airbus A350-1000s and upcoming Boeing 777-9Xs

Indeed Boeing and Airbus have been quite clever really in making sure that their wide bodies don't directly compete and thus avoiding the bloodbath if all their products were direct rivals. Yes they still compete, but most major airline groups will end up purchasing the 787, A350 and 779 I disagree...

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by Airlines0613
Sat Apr 27, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019
Replies: 2097
Views: 369422

Re: United Fleet/Network Thread - 2019

If UA can move their B737MAX fleet around without pax onboard then can they not repaint those as they are sat idle. Whilst they certainly are not in need of a repaint, wouldn't it be wise to repaint them now rather then take them out of service in future years? The MAX may not be the best poster ch...

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by Airlines0613
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane
Replies: 66
Views: 8838

Re: Ghost inside Aeromexico plane

I’ve only heard of Eastern Air Lines pilots from Flight 401 haunting aircraft that used parts from the crashed plane.

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by Airlines0613
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy Suspends LAX/SFO/YYZ Over the Winter
Replies: 53
Views: 8089

Re: Air Italy Suspends LAX/SFO/YYZ Over the Winter

I said this all along. So Mr. AAB, where are all those B787's that you promissed for Meridiana / Air Italy? It's embarassing how these so-called experts are weilding their wands, throwing away millions over millions based on dreamy business plans, when armchair CEO's on airliners.net can predict th...

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by Airlines0613
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines

djapg wrote:
Image


Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk

It looks like the tail is blue on blue with different gradients. Looks fantastic!

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by Airlines0613
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

So excited for tomorrow, can’t wait!

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by Airlines0613
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How come the DL A350 can't fly LAX-SYD it is rumored?
Replies: 314
Views: 55447

Re: How come the DL A350 can't fly LAX-SYD it is rumored!?

The 77Ls also can act as cargo monsters on the route whereas the 359s are more limited, especially true if there are alternate airport issues. If there is any airline that is good at matching the a/c to a given route, its DL. They have good reasons for the routing. I would give that to UA based on ...

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by Airlines0613
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

jetblastdubai wrote:
ryanrap1 wrote:
When will the actual new livery be revealed?


Do we know if it's an entirely new livery or just an 'evolved' globe?

The title of the forum says it all.

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by Airlines0613
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

I’m not going to lie, but UA has done an amazing job at keeping the new livery a secret and preventing leaks. I’m also surprised how no one managed to get a glimpse in the newly painted B738.

Kudos to UA!

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by Airlines0613
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

So, no one was able to spot the plane on its night ferry flight to ORD? Believe it or not people sleep at 3 AM, that aside I believe instagrammer DieCastJames was the only person to get a close up of the new livery, depending of what you would define as a close up: https://i.imgur.com/THbCju4l.jpg ...

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by Airlines0613
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

Here is a still from the video showing, presumably, the reference image the painters used. https://i.imgur.com/K0KeO9P.png My guess: 1) Tail stays the same, save for the removal of gold from the globe 2) Billboard titles on the fuselage (based on the Her Art Here and Star Wars schemes we've seen) 3...

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by Airlines0613
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

lollomz wrote:
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcRnYHxZtkd0o3TjjKvyBOoxUZTMYGOTt75P-zto8ZBQjrIdWOBsMw

This is a first clue....

Come on guys, this was covered a long time ago. Plus, UA does not have any Max 8 on order.

Please read previous posts on the thread before posting. Thank you.

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by Airlines0613
Mon Apr 22, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NordStar's Etihad-style new livery
Replies: 15
Views: 4771

Re: NordStar's Etihad-style new livery

InnsbruckFlyer wrote:
The mystery of the 737 MAX 8 that was rumored the be United’s new livery has been solved.... I like it!

It was never a mystery as UA does not have any Boeing 737 Max 8 on order.

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by Airlines0613
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October
Replies: 91
Views: 17363

Re: UA Reducing IAH-SYD and LAX-SYD March to October

Not surprised about IAH-SYD. Economics on that kind of flight are hard even during peak season, much more so on the low season. Also IIRC they didn't have the best load factors on the route (I think it was around 70% RT), so it makes sense to cut back. I don't think the IAH-SYD flights were going t...

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by Airlines0613
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1792
Views: 363308

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

United needs to get past its unmerger. I’ve never seen such a ridiculous display of stupid over a merger, to the point where it’s actually hurting the brand. They’ve held on to this CO livery to pacify the CO crowd at the airline. Get the hell over it. There are still workgroups to this day that do...

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by Airlines0613
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet
Replies: 61
Views: 11598

Re: United announces Star Wars Logo Jet

EMB170 wrote:
But it's a MAX...won't be flying around anytime soon...

No, it’s a Boeing 737-800 with Split Scimitar winglets. Look at it closely.

It should be flying soon!

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by Airlines0613
Thu Apr 11, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who is SkyTeam's new partner in India?
Replies: 41
Views: 5962

Re: Who is SkyTeam's new partner in India?

Vistara is a joint-venture owned by SQ and Tata Group, it’s highly unlikely for them to join SkyTeam. If they were to join an alliance, it would be Star Alliance because of SQ’s influence in the airline.

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by Airlines0613
Sun Apr 07, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 77
Views: 7564

Re: Houston Aviation Thread - 2019

The Emir of Bahrain has stated intentions on starting flights from BAH-IAH on GF. That would be interesting if it comes to fruition.

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