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by MrBren
Wed Jan 26, 2022 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order
Replies: 437
Views: 56324

Re: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order

So good luck for QR to deal with one single supplier and good luck for Boeing to deal with angry AAB.

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by MrBren
Fri Jan 21, 2022 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order
Replies: 437
Views: 56324

Re: Qatar and Airbus Legal Dispute Continues - Airbus Revokes A321 Order

When will the Qatar state dismiss Akbar Al Baker?

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by MrBren
Fri Jan 14, 2022 6:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pieter Elbers to step down as CEO of KLM
Replies: 39
Views: 6264

Re: Pieter Elbers to step down as CEO of KLM

Hopefully Transavia NL and Transavia FR will finally merge.

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by MrBren
Tue Jan 11, 2022 8:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM adds SAF to all flights departing AMS
Replies: 31
Views: 5712

Re: KLM adds SAF to all flights departing AMS

This is a change for the whole AF KLM group.

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by MrBren
Wed Jan 05, 2022 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant orders 30 737MAX7 and 20 737MAX8-200 plus 50 options
Replies: 473
Views: 59764

Re: Allegiant nearing deal for 737MAX

Spetsnaz55 wrote:
Congrats to Boeing... and making money on them!


Why are you so sure?

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by MrBren
Tue Dec 21, 2021 6:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 210092

Re: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates

So Airbus won't participate to the next QR RFPs, Boeing should respond with the price they want, AAB will have to pay.

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by MrBren
Fri Dec 17, 2021 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM signs for up to 160 A320neos and eight A350 freighters
Replies: 372
Views: 79373

Re: Air France-KLM signs for up to 160 A320neos and eight A350 freighters

So at the end the AF KLM group will have a narrowbody fleet made of A220 family and A320neo family.

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by MrBren
Fri Dec 10, 2021 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 210092

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

... it has a mandate to ground any aircraft it sees has not had maintenance performed ... If QR is not able to perform a correct maintenance of the fleet, then QR licence should be paused. So you are saying that all their a/c should be grounded - you did say fleet and not just the A350 which may ha...

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by MrBren
Fri Dec 10, 2021 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 210092

Re: Qatar Airways has grounded 13 A350’s at the request of the Qatar Aviation regulator

zeke wrote:
... it has a mandate to ground any aircraft it sees has not had maintenance performed ...


If QR is not able to perform a correct maintenance of the fleet, then QR licence should be paused.

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by MrBren
Sun Nov 21, 2021 12:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai to place a new aircraft order
Replies: 32
Views: 8686

Re: Flydubai to place a new aircraft order

The A321XLR will soon become a must have in a fleet.

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LoganTheBogan wrote:


The Airbus official press release: https://www.airbus.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2021-11-nigerian-ibom-air-purchases-ten-airbus-a220-aircraft

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by MrBren
Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2021 - Airbus Orders and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 155
Views: 51552

Re: Dubai Air Show 2021 - Airbus Orders and General Discussion Thread

Who said no major event expected at the show?

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by MrBren
Tue Oct 26, 2021 7:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM signs for up to 160 A320neos and eight A350 freighters
Replies: 372
Views: 79373

Re: AF-KLM Group Narrowbody tender

marcelh wrote:
Expected but -for me as a passenger- unfortunate news.


Same for me. I'm tall so I try to avoid travelling in B737.

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by MrBren
Fri Oct 01, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 486
Views: 108560

Re: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021

According to LesEchos, AF and Transavia will operate B773 instead of A320 and B737 in October between Paris and Algeria due to a booming demand. https://www.lesechos.fr/industrie-services/tourisme-transport/air-france-met-des-avions-gros-porteurs-sur-lalgerie-face-a-lenvolee-de-la-demande-1351354

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by MrBren
Thu Sep 30, 2021 7:38 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Rafale for Greece
Replies: 15
Views: 2736

Rafale for Greece

Greece gets 6 additional Rafale, bringing the number to 24 in total. Opening a new thread as https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1451133&hilit=greece is locked. https://www.france24.com/en/europe/20210912-france-confirms-deal-with-greece-for-six-more-rafale-fighter-jets

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by MrBren
Tue Sep 21, 2021 7:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread - 2021
Replies: 86
Views: 11410

Re: French routes news thread - 2021

Vueling to take over 18 daily slots at Paris Orly airport. Will we see new routes?

https://www.reuters.com/article/eu-vueling-slots-idUSL8N2QM4AG

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by MrBren
Wed Sep 01, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Airbus A400M News, Production and Delivery Thread - 2021
Replies: 111
Views: 24033

Re: Airbus A400M News, Production and Delivery Thread - 2021

Kazkhstan orders 2 A400M https://airbus-h.assetsadobe2.com/is/image/content/dam/products-and-solutions/military-aircraft/a400m/A400M-KAZ-2.jpg?wid=991&fit=fit,1&qlt=85,0 https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2021/09/the-republic-of-kazakhstan-orders-two-airbus-a400ms.html

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by MrBren
Thu Jul 29, 2021 8:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Condor orders Airbus A330-900neo
Replies: 135
Views: 30154

Re: Condor orders Airbus A330-900neo

So the A339 is far from being dead, good news.

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by MrBren
Tue Jun 29, 2021 10:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: United confirms order for 200 737MAX and 70 A321neo
Replies: 925
Views: 162331

Re: United Airlines confirms order for 200 737MAX and 70 A321neo

So 120 A321 in total? Amazing.

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by MrBren
Thu May 27, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 471
Views: 65833

Re: Qatar Airways CEO: “the A380 was our biggest mistake.”

AAB, stop gossiping and purchase more A350s.

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by MrBren
Mon Apr 26, 2021 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021
Replies: 574
Views: 103937

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaign Thread - 2021

Breeze would be the second A220 operator behind Delta.

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by MrBren
Fri Apr 23, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Orders Another 25 A321 NEO + 25 Options
Replies: 161
Views: 28987

Re: Delta Orders Another 25 A321 NEO + 25 Options

Fantastic news.

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by MrBren
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours
Replies: 330
Views: 41231

Re: France moves to ban short-haul domestic flights where same journey could be made by train in under 2,5 hours

For example, Tokyo-Osaka has the same distance (around 400km) as Paris-Amsterdam, Paris-Dusseldorf and Paris-Basel. Shinkansen would complete the Tokyo-Osaka trip in 2:30 exactly, with a stop at Nagoya, Kyoto and Yokohama in between. From what you said, the European trains take about 3:30 instead o...

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by MrBren
Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing's 737 Max has new problem that will require electrical inspection
Replies: 238
Views: 55037

Re: Boeing's 737 Max has new problem that will require electrical inspection

Some people here call that mistakes. That's frightening knowing security issues with that particular aircraft.

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by MrBren
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN - A220 vs MAX "Never A Competition"
Replies: 101
Views: 16861

Re: WN - A220 vs MAX "Never A Competition"

chunhimlai wrote:
He means A220 discount is not attractive


No reason to discount the A220.

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by MrBren
Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China to buy 18 Airbus A320neo jets
Replies: 23
Views: 6158

Re: Air China to buy 18 Airbus A320neo jets

Smart move.

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by MrBren
Fri Mar 05, 2021 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2021 orders
Replies: 368
Views: 94623

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2021 orders

Airbus in Feb:
11 orders: 1 A332, 10 A320 neo
32 deliveries: 2 A220, 29 A320 Family (2ceo, 27neo), 1 A350

https://www.airbus.com/aircraft/market/orders-deliveries.html

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by MrBren
Wed Mar 03, 2021 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021
Replies: 486
Views: 108560

Re: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2021

An inside look at the making of the new in-flight safety video | Air France

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-1FGPzJXZg

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by MrBren
Thu Jan 28, 2021 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021
Replies: 891
Views: 198573

Re: Boeing 777X Testing/Production Thread - 2021

I personaly think the 77X will be an industrial crash. Too big, too late.

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by MrBren
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR is no longer Europe's busiest airport
Replies: 51
Views: 14813

Re: LHR is no longer Europe's busiest airport

Paris Airports have published their traffic figures for 2020: 22,257,469 for CDG which overtakes LHR (22,109,726) for Western Europe major airports. AMS is third, FRA fourth.

https://presse.groupeadp.fr/2020fy-traffic-figures/

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by MrBren
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 870
Views: 600840

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Delta posts $12 billion loss in 2020, cautious 1Q outlook

https://www.yahoo.com/news/delta-posts-12-billion-loss-123056781.html

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by MrBren
Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LHR is no longer Europe's busiest airport
Replies: 51
Views: 14813

Re: LHR is no longer Europe's busiest airport

ContinentalEWR wrote:
In a global pandemic, with air travel numbers down so much, I'm not sure the rankings of which airport is the busiest, are truly relevant.


Statistics are always relevant as long as all airports have to cope with the pandemic, which is global as you have rightly pointed out.

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by MrBren
Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1753
Views: 54204

Re: Emirates confirms future A380 deliveries

Excellent news. A380 and A350 should be fine for EK fleet, drop other birds.

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by MrBren
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 618
Views: 103729

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

frigatebird wrote:
Eikie wrote:
Hopefully this also puts an end to another conspirancy theory mentioned a few posts upthread.


Indeed. Much ado about nothing, as usual.

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by MrBren
Sun Nov 01, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France KLM News and Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 618
Views: 103729

Re: Air France KLM - Master Thread

Pilots have too much power in all companies. AFKLM is jeopardised either by the French pilots or the Dutch ones. Stop that dictatorship.

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by MrBren
Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: French routes news thread
Replies: 370
Views: 76849

Re: French routes news thread

Ryanair to open Beauvais base on December 3rd with 2 737s and 32 routes, including 2 new routes, Manchester and Paphos.

https://corporate.ryanair.com/news/ryanair-ouvrira-une-nouvelle-base-a-paris-beauvais-a-lhiver-2020/?market=fr

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by MrBren
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus unveils three hydrogen concepts
Replies: 142
Views: 13432

Re: Airbus unveiling three hydrogen concept plane today at 2pm CET

BrianWilkes wrote:
Hmmmm one thought: Hindenburg!


Existing cars and trains using hydrogen as fuel is a proof that this innovation is far more serious than you think.

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