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by keesje
Fri May 20, 2022 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350-900 now has a 283t MTOW
Replies: 97
Views: 17543

Re: A350-900 now has a 283t MTOW

It has been quite painstakingly rebutted with some very informed and detailed discussion that DL's A350s struggle on LAX-SYD. It's almost bordering on misinformation now. PR's A350s (278T) operated longer flights (MNL-JFK/YYZ) than LAX-SYD with very similar seat counts to DL. The flights were 16+ho...

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by keesje
Fri May 20, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG orders 50 737 MAX + 100 options
Replies: 105
Views: 17525

Re: IAG orders 50 737 MAX + 100 options

Have you flown on BA lately? From my experience there is more room on Ryanair than the A321neo. Especially the bathroom. Have you flown a Ryanair 737 Max? Now that the exit limit is increased from 189 to 197, 2” less pitch in all non-exit rows, and the 2 rear toilets located aft of the exits alongs...

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by keesje
Fri May 20, 2022 1:29 pm
Forum: Site Related
Topic: getting deleted
Replies: 10
Views: 1472

Re: getting deleted

In my opinion censorship is among us. There's always some rule to be found to hide behind, explaining deletion. Some rules provide great flexibility in that respect. I started a post as responds to this article from a respected source: https://theaircurrent.com/industry-strategy/pentagon-has-quietl...

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by keesje
Fri May 20, 2022 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG orders 50 737 MAX + 100 options
Replies: 105
Views: 17525

Re: IAG orders 50 737 MAX + 100 options

As we know you have to be carefull with efficiency claims. Often they are not incorrect but imcomplete. If efficeincy is based CASM and you put in more seats, if aircraft is lighter because of low load factors etc. "Up to" can be on 25% of flights etc etc. OE's & operators always want ...

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by keesje
Fri May 20, 2022 10:37 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed reveals new LMXT refueling tanker
Replies: 326
Views: 43745

Re: Lockheed reveals new LMXT refueling tanker

There is no significant issue of quality or performance between the two candidates. The MRTT has proved itself and the KC-46 is proving itself. The vision system problems had to be rectified & settled, and they are now, they will be superior to the MRTT when rolled out next year. But both aircr...

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by keesje
Fri May 20, 2022 10:05 am
Forum: Site Related
Topic: getting deleted
Replies: 10
Views: 1472

Re: getting deleted

In my opinion censorship is among us. There's always some rule to be found to hide behind, explaining deletion. Some rules provide great flexibility in that respect. I started a post as responds to this article from a respected source: https://theaircurrent.com/industry-strategy/pentagon-has-quietly...

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by keesje
Fri May 20, 2022 8:45 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed reveals new LMXT refueling tanker
Replies: 326
Views: 43745

Re: Lockheed reveals new LMXT refueling tanker

Consider Boeing getting the tanker contract a done deal. Boeing #1 Customer, the Pentagon is getting worried about their long term options. https://theaircurrent.com/industry-strategy/pentagon-has-quietly-growing-doubts-about-boeings-direction/ Capabilities, requirements and track record will be put...

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by keesje
Fri May 20, 2022 7:39 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed reveals new LMXT refueling tanker
Replies: 326
Views: 43745

Re: Lockheed reveals new LMXT refueling tanker

In all the conflicts of the last 50 years, I can't remember "too capable" as an issue. I think that if a KC-777 would become an acceptable option, most KC46 supporters would change their views on operation requirements within a day. Everybody can see that the requirements are being discuss...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 7:37 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Tempest Fighter Jet Programme News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 270
Views: 90702

Re: Tempest Fighter Jet Programme News and Discussion Thread

Looks like Tempest and the Japanese F3 programme will come together. https://www.shephardmedia.com/news/air-warfare/japanese-f-3-to-be-jointly-developed-with-the-uk/None Japan, the UK, Italy and Sweden, interesting. It seems each country is well financed and value for the development program. With ...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 7:36 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Tempest Fighter Jet Programme News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 270
Views: 90702

Re: Tempest Fighter Jet Programme News and Discussion Thread

Looks like Tempest and the Japanese F3 programme will come together. https://www.shephardmedia.com/news/air-warfare/japanese-f-3-to-be-jointly-developed-with-the-uk/None Japan, the UK, Italy and Sweden, interesting. It seems each country is well financed and value for the development program. With ...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 6:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seattle Times 16 May : Deep WN Involvement Certification Boeing MAX Safety Alert to avoid Training
Replies: 58
Views: 12276

Re: Seattle Times 16 May : Deep SouthWest Airlines Involvement Certification Boeing MAX Safety Alert to avoid Training

I generally agree with the assessment of how these types of lawsuits originate. However, every once in a while something gets uncovered through the civil discovery process in a lawsuit. I think the Max is a safe airplane after the modifications. However, fixing the problem and getting to the bottom...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 6:23 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Lockheed reveals new LMXT refueling tanker
Replies: 326
Views: 43745

Re: Lockheed reveals new LMXT refueling tanker

I think a huge effort is going on behind the curtains to bring down USAF refuelling requirements, so also the KC46B can do the job.

Instead of the USAF objectively determining what are realistic global scenarios and requirements and calculate what lift is needed.

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG orders 50 737 MAX + 100 options
Replies: 105
Views: 17525

Re: IAG orders 50 737 MAX + 100 options

https://www.airbus.com/en/newsroom/pres ... 4-aircraft
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UWPAviation wrote:
If BA does take the MAX -10's. Does there range fall to eastern US/Canada? Would BA interested in that?


I don't think the -10s would be able to do so. But IAG ordered A321 that can earlier. https://www.airbus.com/en/newsroom/pres ... 4-aircraft

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR announces it is researching new design
Replies: 53
Views: 8223

Re: ATR announces it is researching new design

Wonder where the batteries, fuel cells, H2 is stored for the hybrid power. I guess there are big open questions about basic choices. ATR is going to talk to the engines manufacturers? What an amazing initiative.. https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img922/4854/vNgUDd.png https://50skyshades.com/news/man...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX200 And Non LCC Airlines
Replies: 22
Views: 4652

Re: 737MAX200 And Non LCC Airlines

It would look like as of today, IAG has the 737-8200 on order (50 737-8200 & 50 737-10). Plenty of potential fleets for the new IAG 737s to serve in. It seems more 25 737-8200 & 25 737-10. https://www.reuters.com/business/aerospace-defense/british-airways-owner-iag-order-50-boeing-737-max-j...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2022 deliveries
Replies: 20
Views: 5190

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2022 deliveries

48 deliveries in April for Airbus A220-300: 4 A320neo: 20 A321neo: 17 A330-300: 1 A330-900: 1 A350-900: 3 A350-1000: 2 YTD 2022 (YTD 2021) A220: 15 (12) A220-100: 5 (3) A220-300: 10 (9) A32x: 146 (139) A319: 0 (1) A319neo: 2 (1) A320neo: 69 (75) A321: 0 (11) A321neo: 75 (51) A330: 8 (3) A330-200: 2...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2022 deliveries
Replies: 20
Views: 5190

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2022 deliveries

48 deliveries in April for Airbus A220-300: 4 A320neo: 20 A321neo: 17 A330-300: 1 A330-900: 1 A350-900: 3 A350-1000: 2 YTD 2022 (YTD 2021) A220: 15 (12) A220-100: 5 (3) A220-300: 10 (9) A32x: 146 (139) A319: 0 (1) A319neo: 2 (1) A320neo: 69 (75) A321: 0 (11) A321neo: 75 (51) A330: 8 (3) A330-200: 2...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 7:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG orders 50 737 MAX + 100 options
Replies: 105
Views: 17525

Re: IAG orders 25 737-8 and 25 737-10 with 100 options

Where will the 737-10 be used? The A321neo is increasingly being used on longer sectors by legacy airlines, in short haul configurations. I have recently done very, very uncomfortable flights on BA (to CAI) and AA (to LIM, from DFW) - both well over five hour sectors, and in business class, but it ...

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by keesje
Thu May 19, 2022 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG orders 50 737 MAX + 100 options
Replies: 105
Views: 17525

Re: IAG orders 25 737-8 and 25 737-10 with 100 options

I think this is a testimony to IAG / BA's dual source policy. They told everybody many times they don't want to become Airbus captive. https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/737-max-deal-saves-iag-from-being-airbus-captive-chief/133350.article A very welcome deal for Boeing, congratulations! I think ...

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by keesje
Wed May 18, 2022 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR announces it is researching new design
Replies: 53
Views: 8223

Re: ATR announces it is researching new design

No doubt door configuration will be reveiewed, airlines being interviewed. Maybe back to the old configuration? https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/82/UT_Air_ATR_72.JPG https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:UT_Air_ATR_72.JPG Old school aeronautics says engines on the wings are more ef...

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by keesje
Wed May 18, 2022 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ATR announces it is researching new design
Replies: 53
Views: 8223

Re: ATR announces it is researching new design

Goal is to "slash fuel burn by 20% over current models" It seems a conservative approach over the more revolutionary, game changing concepts filling the skies and youtube. https://www.pilootenvliegtuig.nl/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/IMG_ATR_render_View34Av.png https://www.pilootenvliegtuig....

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by keesje
Tue May 17, 2022 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seattle Times 16 May : Deep WN Involvement Certification Boeing MAX Safety Alert to avoid Training
Replies: 58
Views: 12276

Re: Seattle Times 16 May : Deep SouthWest Airlines Involvement Certification Boeing MAX Safety Alert to avoid Training

Instead of linking to the hack job of a Seattle Times story, we should be discussing the original WSJ reporting that Dominic copied-and-pasted from. I believe that discussion was placed in the general Southwest thread. https://www.wsj.com/articles/southwest-airlines-more-influential-in-early-737-ma...

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by keesje
Tue May 17, 2022 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Seattle Times 16 May : Deep WN Involvement Certification Boeing MAX Safety Alert to avoid Training
Replies: 58
Views: 12276

Seattle Times 16 May : Deep WN Involvement Certification Boeing MAX Safety Alert to avoid Training

Southwest Airlines proposed a ploy to deceive FAA on Boeing 737 MAX, legal filing alleges According to a legal filing by attorneys pursuing a lawsuit against the airline, Southwest manager Bill Lusk asked Boeing officials, including the MAX chief technical pilot Mark Forkner, if engineers could inst...

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by keesje
Tue May 17, 2022 9:13 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Airbus A400M News, Production and Delivery Thread - 2022
Replies: 20
Views: 6554

Re: Airbus A400M News, Production and Delivery Thread - 2022

It is becoming clear the A400M is extensively used these days in the European theatre as a tanker. For the various border patrols, supporting a variety of missions. While having every A400M basically suitable for this tanker role costed extra, it's paying off today. As did it's tactical capabilities...

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by keesje
Mon May 16, 2022 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus / Qatar A350 dispute - Airbus filed defence and counter-claim
Replies: 285
Views: 69581

Re: Airbus / Qatar A350 dispute - Airbus filed defence and counter-claim

I guess playing time will be over soon. Qatar wants the best aircraft around, A350s & A321NEO's, Airbus wants to sell aircraft. Fire all lawyers, fix the aircraft at Airbus costs & move on. If only it were that simple. But I suspect that's how Airbus handled other airlines that reported min...

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by keesje
Sun May 15, 2022 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA
Replies: 242
Views: 30114

Re: Boeing moving HQ to Arlington, VA

Aircraft mass production and assembly technology, CFRP, fly by wire, glass cockpits, HUDs, hydrogen drones, high bypass engines, supersonic, navigation and satellite systems just to name a few. I didn't claim everything is coming from the military but a lot is researched, developed or made usable f...

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by keesje
Sun May 15, 2022 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: GOL crew robbed at gun point at hotel in Brazil
Replies: 26
Views: 6219

Re: GOL crew robbed at gun point at hotel in Brazil

Not shocking at all. What’s surprising is that this made news. Agreed. Cell phone theft in South America is quite common. I had an iPhone grabbed right out of my hand by a 10-12 year old in Buenos Aires several years ago. Armed thefts at Brazilian Hotels have been happening for years. When I was li...

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by keesje
Fri May 13, 2022 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 MAX 10 Uncertainty Potentially holding up 16 billion dollars worth of Sales
Replies: 115
Views: 22943

Re: 737 MAX 10 Uncertainty Potentially holding up 16 billion dollars worth of Sales

United is by far the biggest 737-10 customer (250) . This delay creates problems, so far they just got 39x -8,-9 MAXs from 400 MAX order, dating back a decade. They'll have to stick to their 737-900ER fleet as long as possible. The 757/767 fleets are getting real old, translating in high operating c...

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by keesje
Thu May 12, 2022 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Sales Campaigns and Prospects Thread - 2022
Replies: 30
Views: 6108

Re: Airbus A330neo Sales Campaigns and Prospects Thread - 2022

NLINK wrote:
One carriers numbers have shown the 330-NEO and 767-300ER fuel burn on a 4,000nm-4,500nm route to be basically identical.


Interesting, but those are totally different aircraft in terms of capacity. The A339 carries 50t, the 767-300ER 33t on a 4500nm flight.

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by keesje
Thu May 12, 2022 3:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Sales Campaigns and Prospects Thread - 2022
Replies: 30
Views: 6108

Re: Airbus A330neo Sales Campaigns and Prospects Thread - 2022

I think it is interesting to consider that hundreds of A333s where bought and used for 300 seat regional operations, and very good at that. Over the years Airbus significantly upgraded MTOW, range, span and payload making it a capable long haul machine, but also less optimized to replace many of the...

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by keesje
Thu May 12, 2022 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Sales Campaigns and Prospects Thread - 2022
Replies: 30
Views: 6108

Airbus A330neo Sales Campaigns and Prospects Thread - 2022

Please contniue from the previous Thread : https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1457387&start=100 https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/timeline/6dvhevi9wc1jlwjdzd55ur6thtztk95.png https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Airbus_A330neo#Orders_and_deliveries It seems 73 delivered, a ...

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by keesje
Thu May 12, 2022 11:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2022
Replies: 139
Views: 40172

Re: Boeing 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2022

EK 787s delayed at least a year, to 2024. Emirates has said that the delivery of its Boeing 787 Dreamliners has been delayed by at least one year to 2024. Prior to the delay, the Dubai-based carrier was due to receive the first of its 30 Boeing 787-9s next year. Due to Boeing’s ongoing production an...

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by keesje
Thu May 12, 2022 7:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 519
Views: 110920

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022

It might not be a case of being afraid of operating different types and/or used aircraft, but about dollars & pollution. If newer aircraft burn 15% less, offer standardization and reduced pollution and maintenance, that will count. https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/...

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by keesje
Wed May 11, 2022 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus / Qatar A350 dispute - Airbus filed defence and counter-claim
Replies: 285
Views: 69581

Re: Airbus / Qatar A350 dispute - Airbus filed defence and counter-claim

I guess playing time will be over soon.

Qatar wants the best aircraft around, A350s & A321NEO's, Airbus wants to sell aircraft.

Fire all lawyers, fix the aircraft at Airbus costs & move on.

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by keesje
Wed May 11, 2022 3:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”
Replies: 48
Views: 5908

Re: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”

You can interpret my post the way you want to. But I do believe you understand that what I meant was simply that if we look at the frames themselves Boeing has the slightly better wide body products than Airbus, better positioned on the market. (Problems with lead time, production halt, delays, mov...

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by keesje
Wed May 11, 2022 1:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Fleet and Network Discussions thread - 2022
Replies: 216
Views: 44248

Re: Emirates Fleet and Network Discussions thread - 2022

At the sidelines of the Arabian Travel Market which is currently being held in Dubai, Emirates CCO Adel Al Redha, has stated that Emirates will receive its first A350 in August 2024 and the first B779 in 2025. I bet some A350-900 orders will be converted / added to A350-1000s, before the first A350...

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by keesje
Wed May 11, 2022 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 519
Views: 110920

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022

It might not be a case of being afraid of operating different types and/or used aircraft, but about dollars & pollution. If newer aircraft burn 15% less, offer standardization and reduced pollution and maintenance, that will count. https://www.futuretravelexperience.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/1...

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by keesje
Wed May 11, 2022 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 MAX 10 Uncertainty Potentially holding up 16 billion dollars worth of Sales
Replies: 115
Views: 22943

Re: 737 MAX 10 Uncertainty Potentially holding up 16 billion dollars worth of Sales

I think FAA / EASA experts reviewed the 737 crew alerting system after the MAX crashes. Then independent specialists (reviewed all emergency situations of the last 50 years that involved the 737 CAS and the roll it played. And then it started to shine through how this questionable functionality was...

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by keesje
Wed May 11, 2022 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 MAX 10 Uncertainty Potentially holding up 16 billion dollars worth of Sales
Replies: 115
Views: 22943

Re: 737 MAX 10 Uncertainty Potentially holding up 16 billion dollars worth of Sales

I think FAA / EASA experts reviewed the 737 crew alerting system after the MAX crashes. Then independent specialists (reviewed all emergency situations of the last 50 years that involved the 737 CAS and the roll it played. And then it started to shine through how this questionable functionality was...

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by keesje
Wed May 11, 2022 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 MAX 10 Uncertainty Potentially holding up 16 billion dollars worth of Sales
Replies: 115
Views: 22943

Re: 737 MAX 10 Uncertainty Potentially holding up 16 billion dollars worth of Sales

At some point a line has to be drawn and EICAS will be introduced on 737. That point was 2011 or maybe 1995. The geriatric 737 crew alerting system played a bad role in a series of 737MAX and 737NG incidents and accidents. Somehow Boeing was able to push it thru in 1995 and 2011, bending the paperwo...

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by keesje
Wed May 11, 2022 6:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 519
Views: 110920

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022

Maybe CASM for the 77L and 77W compared to other aircraft plays a role.

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by keesje
Tue May 10, 2022 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022
Replies: 519
Views: 110920

Re: Air Canada News And Discussion Thread - 2022

Most of the the 777-300ERs are 13-15 yrs old.
777 slots at Boeing seem unavailable this decade.
I guess a mix of 787-10 and 777-9 is most likely?

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by keesje
Tue May 10, 2022 12:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”
Replies: 48
Views: 5908

Re: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”

Boeing should stop pushing out investment, spending free cash flow, obeying WS, promising heaven and telling themselves what a great company they are. People from outside (Boeing, America) taking control & putting WS on arms length might be required to achieve more than cosmetic changes.

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by keesje
Tue May 10, 2022 10:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”
Replies: 48
Views: 5908

Re: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”

I'd guess most airlines would prefer to see a strong Boeing. All Airlines I think. And don't underestimate the pressure from the hundreds of suppliers in the Boeing supply chain, memories on money extracting "Partnership for Success" are fresh. They invested and now see deliveries reduced...

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by keesje
Tue May 10, 2022 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”
Replies: 48
Views: 5908

Re: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”

I think almost alll 777-9 customers have A350s in the fleet (Lufthansa, Etihad, Cathay, Emirates, Qatar, Singapore, BA..) Converting / adding the mature, much lighter A350-1000 is becoming a no brainer.. Still Airlines understandably do not want to become too dependent on Airbus for their fleets. Bu...

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by keesje
Tue May 10, 2022 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”
Replies: 48
Views: 5908

Re: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”

Boeing will not go belly up. They have their issues for sure, but they will sort it out step by step. From my point of view they have still the stronger offering in the WB market (787 + 777X is greater than 330Neo + 350), and they still dominate freighter market despite Airbus launch of the A350F. ...

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by keesje
Tue May 10, 2022 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”
Replies: 48
Views: 5908

Re: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”

Boeing will not go belly up. They have their issues for sure, but they will sort it out step by step. From my point of view they have still the stronger offering in the WB market (787 + 777X is greater than 330Neo + 350), and they still dominate freighter market despite Airbus launch of the A350F. ...

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by keesje
Mon May 09, 2022 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”
Replies: 48
Views: 5908

Re: AerCap CEO says “Boeing will Bounce Back”

Kelly looks back 100 years to predict future improvement & has a lot of 737 MAX on order. Not fully convincing to me. Hope he is right non the less.

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by keesje
Mon May 09, 2022 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas/Airbus to launch Project Sunrise and firm narrowbody order tomorrow (2 May 22)
Replies: 369
Views: 77032

Re: Qantas/Airbus to launch Project Sunrise and firm narrowbody order tomorrow (2 May 22)

Qantas will offer A350-1000 economy with 33 inch pitch/ recline, reasonably width seats/ armrests / aisles (vs 9 abreast 787 / 10 abreast 777 width). Those inches make a big difference on long flight comfort when you're more than average dimensioned.

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by keesje
Mon May 09, 2022 7:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas/Airbus to launch Project Sunrise and firm narrowbody order tomorrow (2 May 22)
Replies: 369
Views: 77032

Re: Qantas/Airbus to launch Project Sunrise and firm narrowbody order tomorrow (2 May 22)

Qantas is gone, KLM is gone, Delta is gone... DL would very much like to remain a "balanced" customer, as per my contact there who'd know... but Boeing hasn't offered them anything but crap as of late, so in his/her words: "what can we responsibly do?" I'd imagine the same for t...

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