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by MrBren
Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 180800

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

First commercial flight this morning at Orly aiport after 3 months of closure, Transavia to Porto.

https://twitter.com/Romanet/status/1276379536351952896

https://twitter.com/ParisAeroport/status/1276391598461456386

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by MrBren
Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reports: LH might let SN file for bankruptcy
Replies: 133
Views: 23059

Re: Reports: LH might let SN file for bankruptcy

BRU should be closed and the Belgians should use AMS and CDG instead (both linked with TGV to Brussels).

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by MrBren
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end
Replies: 140
Views: 33858

Re: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end

Is the 77X in a so desperate situation? Quite frankly, if I was Boeing I would do the exact same. Anything that seats between 350-400 seats is in a desperate situation and I’ll do anything to sell it. OK so it is in a desperate situation. Does it mean the 77X is already dead knowing it is not opera...

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by MrBren
Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end
Replies: 140
Views: 33858

Re: Boeing to close 777x and 787 order before month-end

Is the 77X in a so desperate situation?

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by MrBren
Thu May 28, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 180800

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Resumption of commercial flights at Paris Orly Airport on June 2020, 26th.

https://presse.groupeadp.fr/reopening-orly-airport/

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by MrBren
Thu May 28, 2020 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 180800

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

EasyJet to cut up to 4,500 jobs due to the pandemic.

https://uk.news.yahoo.com/coronavirus-easyjet-cut-4-500-jobs-over-covid-062600376.html

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by MrBren
Mon May 25, 2020 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 180800

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Fiji Airways to cut more than half its staff. The airline said the staff cuts would affect 758 employees, including 78 expatriate pilots and eight expatriate executives. Remaining staff will have their salaries cut by 20% permanently effective June 1. https://in.reuters.com/article/health-coronaviru...

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by MrBren
Thu May 21, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France A380 retirement/parking thread
Replies: 483
Views: 60425

Re: Air France to retire A380 fleet effective immediately

So sad, the A380 is so quiet compared to the noisy 777s.

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by MrBren
Wed May 20, 2020 11:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM - Master Thread
Replies: 278
Views: 41442

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

According to the Netherlands’ Court of Audit, the Dutch government's purchase of AFKLM shares in 2019 was irregular.

https://www.reuters.com/article/netherlands-air-franceklm-idUSL8N2D22L6

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by MrBren
Sun May 17, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 324
Views: 59191

Re: French routes news thread

PPT-ORY the longest domestic flight (16129 kms) operated this May by a French Bee A359.

https://www.air-journal.fr/2020-05-16-french-bee-record-du-plus-long-vol-domestique-5220205.html

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by MrBren
Sun May 17, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AMS Allowed to Grow to 540K Movements
Replies: 37
Views: 6110

Re: AMS Allowed to Grow to 540K Movements

This growth was not authorised when needed, it is now when absolutely not needed.

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by MrBren
Thu May 14, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet
Replies: 725
Views: 110626

Re: DL to permanently retire entire 777 fleet

That's excellent news. 777s are too noisy and too thirsty.

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by MrBren
Fri May 01, 2020 8:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Boeing considering 757-Plus and 767-X
Replies: 520
Views: 90281

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

What's next, a PlusXMaxER?

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by MrBren
Fri May 01, 2020 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing raises $25B in new Debt sale
Replies: 61
Views: 6821

Re: Boeing raises $25B in new Debt sale

4,25% interest rate ... crazy and stupid from Boeing.

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by MrBren
Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23467

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

Blerg wrote:
So what routes will have to be cut? Where does the TGV go in less than 2.5 hours? Lyon?


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by MrBren
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 180800

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Airline SAS cuts up to 5,000 jobs due to pandemic

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-sas-jobs-idUSKCN22A0PC

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by MrBren
Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 180800

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Icelandair cuts 2,000 jobs to stop cash outflow

https://www.reuters.com/article/icelandair-layoffs-idUSL5N2CG6RW

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by MrBren
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23467

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

Which airline could afford to buy another airline at this moment?

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by MrBren
Mon Apr 27, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 147287

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

How many millions will Boeing have to pay (if they can afford) for breaking the discussions?

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by MrBren
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup
Replies: 208
Views: 23467

Re: KL Takes Into Account Possibility of AFKL Breakup

Why KLM ever merged with Air France never made any sense, AF has always been the second worse run airline in Europe after Alitalia. KLM would fit very nicely in the IAG portfolio, especially with their 777 & 787 long haul fleets. ?? When KL merged with AF, KL was loss making while AF was the si...

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by MrBren
Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer
Replies: 1171
Views: 147287

Re: Updated: Boeing Terminates Agreement to Establish Joint Ventures with Embraer

With the 737 MAX disaster, 787 problems, 77X orders cancellation, all related Covid 19 consequences and now the end of the Embraer deal, will Boeing survive?

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by MrBren
Mon Apr 27, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific eyes Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner as swap for 777X
Replies: 161
Views: 26604

Re: Cathay Pacific eyes Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner as swap for 777X

Is the 77X already dead before certification?

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by MrBren
Thu Apr 09, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 387
Views: 180800

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

AF KLM March 2020 traffic: number of passengers -56.6%, traffic -50.6%, load factor -20.5pts

https://www.airfranceklm.com/en/system/files/traffic_march20_va_vdef1.pdf

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by MrBren
Thu Mar 12, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020
Replies: 463
Views: 73226

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020

RIP 737 MAX and all casualties.

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by MrBren
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling
Replies: 170
Views: 13587

Re: Environment campaigners win Heathrow runway ruling

So when will LHR be overtook by CDG?

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by MrBren
Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Report: GE may offer engine for a330neo
Replies: 71
Views: 9385

Re: Report: GE may offer engine for a330neo

The stillborn A330NEO :lol:

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by MrBren
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR closes 27R
Replies: 23
Views: 4604

Re: LHR closes 27R

Springbok743 wrote:
Is it still busiest in Europe or has CDG overtaken it?


This should happen in the coming years.

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by MrBren
Mon Feb 17, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM considers A321 order
Replies: 271
Views: 50589

Re: KLM considers A321 order

airbuster wrote:
However Elbers is a tough one and want to keep overall costs low at KLM. The easy choice to accomplish that is the MAX.


Nope. Get rid of the 737, get Airbuses instead, stop acting alone and leverage the AFLKM group might.

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by MrBren
Tue Feb 11, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus - blended wing aircraft code name Maveric
Replies: 104
Views: 15025

Re: Airbus - blended wing aircraft code name Maveric

rigo wrote:
To hell with this. I won't be flying on anything that does not have windows (not screens).


The MAX has some windows :white:

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janders wrote:
Reuters story says Air France/KLM offered to purchase 49% stake in MAS, while JAL seeks a 25% stake.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mala ... SKBN1ZK0DX


This has been denied by AF KLM.

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by MrBren
Wed Jan 15, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 324
Views: 59191

Re: French routes news thread

QR to launch LYS-DOH 5 times a week starting June 23rd.

https://www.flightglobal.com/networks/qatar-airways-unveils-eight-new-destinations-for-2020/136150.article

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by MrBren
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Madrid crosses the 60 million mark in 2019; adds 20M PAX in 5 years
Replies: 17
Views: 3294

Re: Madrid crosses the 60 million mark in 2019; adds 20M PAX in 5 years

MAD compared to CDG: Paris Aéroport handled a total of 108 million passengers in 2019, an increase of 2.5% compared to the previous year. Paris-Charles de Gaulle airport welcomed 76.2 million passengers (+5.4%) and Paris-Orly Airport 31.9 million (-3.8%). Paris-CDG 76,150,007 (+5.4%) Paris-Orly 31,8...

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by MrBren
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 737613

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended

I think the MAXes already built will be delivered later but no more MAX will be built, the bird is dead. How can Airbus and the whole industry cope with such a situation where the demand is so strong?

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by MrBren
Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 324
Views: 59191

Re: French routes news thread

Transavia to also open ORY-AMM from May 2020 twice a week.

https://www.air-journal.fr/2019-12-10-transavia-ouvre-un-paris-jordanie-5216808.html

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by MrBren
Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France on strike again (5 Dec)
Replies: 32
Views: 4779

Re: France on strike again (5 Dec)

Is it an aviation forum or a forum dedicated to pensions?

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by MrBren
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 324
Views: 59191

Re: French routes news thread

Transavia France later this month is adding new route from Lyon, offering nonstop Lyon – Amman service. From 19DEC19, Boeing 737-800 aircraft will serve this route twice weekly.

TO4980 LYS1300 – 1830AMM 73H 15
TO4981 AMM1915 – 2245LYS 73H 15

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by MrBren
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 324
Views: 59191

Re: French routes news thread

Indeed, here are the schedules from routesonline.com Montpellier – Agadir eff 20JUN20 2 weekly Montpellier – Athens eff 04APR20 2 weekly Montpellier – Faro eff 03APR20 2 weekly Montpellier – Irakleion eff 03APR20 2 weekly Montpellier – Lisbon eff 05APR20 3 weekly Montpellier – Madrid eff 05APR20 3 w...

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by MrBren
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 324
Views: 59191

Re: French routes news thread

Announcement of Transavia destinations in MPL (in green).

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by MrBren
Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2019: Boeing Orders, announcements and discussion thread
Replies: 244
Views: 61005

Re: Dubai Air Show 2019: Boeing Orders, announcements and discussion thread

Should Boeing drop the 777X knowing that all orders are shrinked? Will Boeing make some profit with less and less orders?

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by MrBren
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2019: Airbus Orders, announcements and discussion thread
Replies: 205
Views: 54062

Re: Dubai Air Show 2019: Airbus Orders, announcements and discussion thread

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... a220s.html
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Airbus press release on the Air Senegal A220s: https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... a220s.html

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by MrBren
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2019: Airbus Orders, announcements and discussion thread
Replies: 205
Views: 54062

Re: Dubai Air Show 2019: Airbus Orders, announcements and discussion thread

HH Sheikh Ahmed said: “Today, we are pleased to sign a firm order for 50 A350 XWBs , powered by Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines. This follows a thorough review of various aircraft options and of our own fleet plans. It is Emirates’ long-standing strategy to invest in modern and efficient aircraft, an...

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