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by MrBren
Fri Sep 13, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 266
Views: 43617

Re: French routes news thread

French bee opens Orly EWR starting June 2020 using A350XWB 7 times a week.

ORY 14:00-16:15 EWR 359 Q
EWR 18:15-07:30+1 ORY 359 Q

https://www.air-journal.fr/2019-09-13-french-bee-ouverture-dune-liaison-paris-new-york-en-juin-2020-5214946.html

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by MrBren
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Asia ordering 12 A330neo and 30 A321xlr instead of previously announced but not confirmed 34 A330neo's
Replies: 94
Views: 16196

Re: AirAsia to firm up A330neos + A321xlr order/conversion

AirAsia X orders 12 more A330neo and 30 A321XLR aircraft From the Airbus press release: AirAsia X, the long haul unit of the AirAsia Group, has finalised a firm order with Airbus for an additional 12 A330-900 and 30 A321XLR aircraft. The contract was signed by Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz, Chairman, AirAsia...

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by MrBren
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol
Replies: 57
Views: 8751

Re: UNITED airlines @ Schiphol

- CDG 72,2 Million pax = O&D 79.3% + transfer 21.7% = 11.4 Million transfer These figures are simply wrong. 21.7% transfer is for CDG+ORY, not for CDG only, see https://www.parisaeroport.fr/docs/default-source/groupe-fichiers/finance/relations-investisseurs/trafic/2018/15-january-2019-groupe-ad...

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by MrBren
Thu Aug 22, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 245
Views: 28320

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

MrBren wrote:
NCE is waiting for you UA.


Yallah!

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by MrBren
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: UA Announcing CUR, NCE and PMO and expanding some existing routes
Replies: 245
Views: 28320

Re: UA Network Planning Event 8/22/2019

NCE is waiting for you UA.

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by MrBren
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 559
Views: 96570

Re: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022

AF CEO, Anne Rigail, said in an interview to France Info that AF would be interested in a stretched A220.

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by MrBren
Fri Aug 02, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus plans to open new A321neo assembly line in Toulouse
Replies: 73
Views: 2162

Re: Airbus studying an A321neo line in Toulouse

What about an A220 line to help the production ramp up?

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by MrBren
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 559
Views: 96570

Re: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022

mig17 wrote:
So 9 A/C, A339 or A359 or 789, part of a much larger group order will be ordered to replace A380, the last one leaving in 2022. AF is not looking at the 77X anymore.


AF should get rid of the noisy 777 and 330 fleet and replace it with the combo 339 and 359.

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by MrBren
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transavia France
Replies: 11
Views: 2287

Re: Transavia France

Smith said today in an interview that there is no need to order band new MAXs as there is a lot of NGs on the market for Transavia France. He mentioned Orly, Marseille, Nice, Toulouse, Nantes and Bordeaux to open new routes.

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by MrBren
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transavia France
Replies: 11
Views: 2287

Re: Transavia France

What are your expectations for the Transavia France fleet?

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by MrBren
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Transavia France
Replies: 11
Views: 2287

Transavia France

Within the framework of the referendum held by the Air France SNPL pilots’ union, Air France SNPL’s members have voted largely in favour of Transavia's development. Transavia France will be able to grow in economically balanced conditions and without any restrictions on the number of aircraft for th...

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by MrBren
Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's
Replies: 81
Views: 16462

Re: MOL warns of UK base closures and cuts in the coming week's

Is this due to the 737 MAX fiasco and Brexit?

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by MrBren
Mon Jul 29, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 559
Views: 96570

Re: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?

Article from lejdd meant AF may opt for an all Airbus fleet, which could really make sens with A220, A321neo, A350 and A330neo knowing that Aibus could make a deal with Airbus to get rid off the A380.

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by MrBren
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 559
Views: 96570

Re: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?

According to the below article:
- AF to confirm the A220 order this Tuesday for about 50 to 70 frames + options
- Smith to provide details about the strategy for the fleet

https://www.lejdd.fr/Economie/commande-geante-pour-air-france-va-acheter-une-soixantaine-davions-3911796

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by MrBren
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3652
Views: 475069

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Southwest suspends Newark operations and 737 MAX flights until Jan 2020. In French: http://www.lefigaro.fr/flash-eco/boeing-737-max-southwest-suspend-ses-operations-a-newark-et-annule-ses-vols-jusqu-en-janvier-2020-20190725 In English: https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Southwest-Newark-Airport-B...

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by MrBren
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA pilots to strike over the summer?
Replies: 50
Views: 7001

Re: BA pilots to strike over the summer?

I support this strike, a good way to fight against the over saturated LHR.

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by MrBren
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3652
Views: 475069

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Changing the name will not affect the DNA. Nobody will want to fly this bird, except, maybe, the Boeing sales force.

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by MrBren
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 1019
Views: 246087

Re: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread

spannacomo wrote:
bennett123 wrote:
With a 15% share how much influence will DL have?.

not enough to prevent another failure


As if having DL on board with a larger stake would avoid a failure.

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by MrBren
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 559
Views: 96570

Re: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?

According to the below article, AF is about to order planes in the A320neo family (to replace about 40 old A320) and up to 50-70 A220 (to replace about 50 A318 and A319). https://www.latribune.fr/depeches/reuters/KCN1UD24G/airbus-proche-de-conclure-une-grosse-commande-avec-air-france.html In English...

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by MrBren
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 559
Views: 96570

Re: AF to order A220, replace A380 with 787 or A350?

mig17 wrote:
CDG is not LHR.


Well from January to June 2019:
- LHR 38,750,839 (+1.8%)
- CDG 36,339,412 (+7.1%)

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by MrBren
Tue Jul 16, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3652
Views: 475069

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

maint123 wrote:
That's one way to solve the problem.


Certainly not. Changing a name does not change the DNA.

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by MrBren
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates A380 encounters heavy turbulence
Replies: 23
Views: 10046

Re: Emirates A380 encounters heavy turbulence

Jouhou wrote:
Is there something unusual going on in the Earth's atmosphere right now? There seems to be a dramatic increase in "severe turbulence" incidents lately.


Global warming, despite official American denials.

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by MrBren
Sat Jul 13, 2019 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022
Replies: 559
Views: 96570

AF signs MOU for 60 A220 plus 30 options and 30 purchase rights, A380's to be retired by 2022

According to La Tribune, AF is poised to order A220 by end of July. A380 are to be replaced either by B787 or A330neo, decision to be made later this year. https://www.latribune.fr/entreprises-finance/services/transport-logistique/air-france-travaille-sur-une-commande-d-avions-fin-juillet-823498.html

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by MrBren
Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:31 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG 737 Max Order Is Prompted by More Than Just Price: CEO
Replies: 151
Views: 23391

Re: IAG 737 Max Order Is Prompted by More Than Just Price: CEO

Ordering a plane with no airworthiness is just a stupid move.

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by MrBren
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential Heathrow expansion revealed
Replies: 19
Views: 7038

Re: Potential Heathrow expansion revealed

nth thread about Heathrow expansion and still no expansion.

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by MrBren
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders
Replies: 164
Views: 37851

Re: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders

Dutchy wrote:
Transavia is quoted to have the 737MAX in 2021 ...


Which Transavia?

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by MrBren
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:20 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6569

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

It can't fly? :white:

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by MrBren
Mon Jul 08, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3652
Views: 475069

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

The MAX will be the worst aeronautic industrial nightmare financially speaking. I doubt it. If they are back on the market and sell thousands it will be financially extremely profitable. This isn't the thread to talk A380, so.... The cost to make it fly again will be huge. The cost to cancel the wh...

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by MrBren
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3652
Views: 475069

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

The MAX will be the worst aeronautic industrial nightmare financially speaking.

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by MrBren
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 3652
Views: 475069

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

I have read somewhere that the plane won't fly before H2 2020. Is this true?

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by MrBren
Wed Jun 19, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 87507

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

Miquel787 wrote:
Another good day for Boeing/Embraer..
KLM ordered 35 E195 E2 for KLM cityhopper

Source: upinthesky.nl ( Dutch)


Embraer deal AFAIK, the deal with Boeing is still to be signed off.

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by MrBren
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 87507

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

Turkmenistan Airlines Intends to Order One Boeing 777-200LR.

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by MrBren
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 476
Views: 124944

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

Qantas backs the A321XLR with an agreement for 36 aircraft https://airbus-h.assetsadobe2.com/is/image/content/dam/products-and-solutions/commercial-aircraft/a320-family/a321neo/A321XLR-Qantas.jpg?wid=991&fit=fit,1&qlt=85,0 Le Bourget - Australia’s Qantas Airways Limited is backing Airbus’ ne...

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by MrBren
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 87507

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

Buy 1 get 1 free?

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by MrBren
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 476
Views: 124944

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

Airbus, Groupe ADP and the RATP Group sign a partnership to study the integration of flying vehicles into urban transport https://airbus-h.assetsadobe2.com/is/image/content/dam/corporate-topics/innovation/urban-air-mobility/urban-air-mobility-team/Airbus-UAM-Paris-vision.jpg?wid=991&fit=fit,1&am...

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by MrBren
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 387378

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

Ralph Nader Says Boeing 737 Max Is Flawed and Should Never Fly Again Consumer advocate Ralph Nader said the larger engines mounted to the Boeing 737 Max represented a design flaw and called for the plane to be permanently grounded. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-04/nader-says-boeing...

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by MrBren
Tue Jun 04, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Virgin Atlantic ordering/leasing 14 A330-900neo's plus 6 options
Replies: 178
Views: 32819

Re: Reuters: Virgin Atlantic Close to A330neo order

That would be awesome news for the A330neo program.

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by MrBren
Wed May 29, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 67103

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

I have recently flown from Paris to Bangalore on an AF 777. This was so noisy. I hope AF will order more A350s to get rid of these 777.

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by MrBren
Thu May 09, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French pilots union SNPL threatening to call for a six-day strike starting May 6th
Replies: 22
Views: 4406

Re: Winter's Over, Time For A French Strike

As expected the pilot union has lifted its strike threat.

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by MrBren
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris airports upcoming changes
Replies: 48
Views: 13095

Re: Paris airports upcoming changes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVt1bdw8eQo
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All change at Paris-Orly: official opening of the new Orly 3 building

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVt1bdw8eQo

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by MrBren
Thu Apr 18, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 717865

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

Certification from scratch otherwise everybody will reasonably avoid boarding a B737 MAX.

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