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by jeffrey0032j
Fri Sep 21, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rolls identifies 787 Trent engine fix; cites air pollution cause
Replies: 24
Views: 5706

Re: Rolls identifies 787 Trent engine fix; cites air pollution cause

Just a thought. If I remember correctly, the RR Trent 1000 is made in Singapore. Therefore it likely is produced from locally sourced alloys. I know some Asian countries (one in particular) have been producing not so high quality alloys and this has caused issues for some car manufacturers. Where a...

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by jeffrey0032j
Sun Sep 16, 2018 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does Thai have so many stored aircraft ?
Replies: 14
Views: 5260

Re: Why does Thai have so many stored aircraft ?

TC957 wrote:
Perhaps a bit late now, but could / should TG have approached Mahan or Iran Air with their unwanted fleet ? Those A340's are surely good for another 15-20 years.

That would be in breach of US sanctions.

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by jeffrey0032j
Sat Sep 15, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 653
Views: 156018

Re: Boeing 737MAX Production/Delivery Thread 2018

iahcsr wrote:
Accord to FlightAware N37507, UAs next Max9, did a test hop RNTRNT as BOE123 15Sep.. at 2AM :scratchchin: :!: :?:

BOE123 is the callsign used for ground testing at RNT. 737s rarely return to RNT after taking off from there.

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by jeffrey0032j
Wed Sep 12, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 251
Views: 56645

Re: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread - 2018

A note to the previous post, N777UK is not stored, but converted to a VIP frame, a beautiful one in fact. N777UK is stored since 2013, apparently was converted to a VIP aircraft, and recenty repainted in an attractive scheme. But is it really active? There is nothing on flightradar to believe that....

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by jeffrey0032j
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread - 2018
Replies: 251
Views: 56645

Re: The 777 retirement and scrapping thread - 2018

A note to the previous post, N777UK is not stored, but converted to a VIP frame, a beautiful one in fact.

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by jeffrey0032j
Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?
Replies: 42
Views: 5866

Re: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?

Also being evacuated from CHS is Dreamlifter N747BC, which landed at PAE a few minutes before Etihad 787-10 A6-BMA.

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by jeffrey0032j
Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?
Replies: 42
Views: 5866

Re: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?

The following planes are enroute CHS-PAE: LN743 ZC061 Etihad 787-10 A6-BMA (BOE061) LN734 ZB797 Hainan 787-9 B-1132 (BOE797) LN702 ZB893 Shanghai 787-9 B-1111 (BOE893) Also, LN745 ZB798 Hainan 787-9 B-1133 (BOE798) has returned to CHS for some unknown reason. Scheduled but yet to depart: LN731 ZC03...

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by jeffrey0032j
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?
Replies: 42
Views: 5866

Re: Hurricane Florence & Boeing Plant in CHS?

The following planes are enroute CHS-PAE: LN743 ZC061 Etihad 787-10 A6-BMA (BOE061) LN734 ZB797 Hainan 787-9 B-1132 (BOE797) LN702 ZB893 Shanghai 787-9 B-1111 (BOE893) Also, LN745 ZB798 Hainan 787-9 B-1133 (BOE798) has returned to CHS for some unknown reason. Scheduled but yet to depart: LN731 ZC037...

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by jeffrey0032j
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DHL B777?
Replies: 10
Views: 2570

Re: DHL B777?

How come the 777s were ordered for 747 replacement, but there are no 747s operating at DHL? Yes, Kalitta, Polar etc etc have 747s operating flights for DHL, but these planes are owned by these companies. Is DHL seeking to end contracts and operate their own metal instead? Not likely, the A330P2Fs f...

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by jeffrey0032j
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Engine Fix Won't Come for Months, Lufthansa Says
Replies: 84
Views: 16260

Re: Airbus A320 Engine Fix Won't Come for Months, Lufthansa Says

imthedreamliner wrote:
Does anyone think LH is regretting not opting for MAX ?

They are probably regretting not getting the CFM powered A320neo.

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by jeffrey0032j
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO
Replies: 51
Views: 16283

Re: Delta uncontained engine failure - ATL-MCO

The engine was shut down in-flight, no one was injured and the aircraft returned safely to Atlanta. If it's any help, neither the year 1988, nor the year 1989 had anything to do with it... What does this mean? This is a reference to a certain member with a weird obsession with how planes built 1988...

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines reveals configuration on 2 class A359, ADL to be first route
Replies: 47
Views: 8077

Re: Singapore Airlines reveals configuration on 2 class A359, ADL to be first route

Maybe the A350s will do the routes where SQ judges that pax may be more sensitive to the compromised 9 abreast seating in the 7810. Same 18" Y seats as the 787-10 (and new A380 for that matter). What's your source? If true the A350 and A380 will have enormous aisles with their wider and more c...

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA A320neo registrations
Replies: 33
Views: 4277

Re: BA A320neo registrations

LCY55Approach wrote:
BA's new A320neo fleet all have registrations beginning G-TTNA, B, C, D...

I know that historically BA registration codes always have a 'hidden' meaning. Does anyone know what TTN stands for?

Three Twenty Neo

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: NATS Discriminating against Stansted Airport and Ryanair?
Replies: 14
Views: 2380

Re: NATS Discriminating against Stanted Airport and Ryanair?

mrglue wrote:
Well, given the response from NATS, it seems like Ryanair did not even take the time to investigate this before making publicity stunts. The answer has been straightforward from the beginning. A bit of a fail if you ask me...

Any news is good news for O'Leary and team.

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines reveals configuration on 2 class A359, ADL to be first route
Replies: 47
Views: 8077

Re: Singapore Airlines reveals configuration on 2 class A359, ADL to be first route

Why dedicate some A359s on short routes if you have a big fleet of 787-10? It could be that the difference is cargo. ADL-SIN is a cargo heavy route with especially food flying from ADL to SIN while I presume SIN-ADL is equipment. SQ is merging the cargo business with pax business and now flying mos...

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 893
Views: 221185

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

https://www.instagram.com/p/BnXC_pBg0a9 ... cxs18ii5am
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LN565 (3rd 787-10 test frame) ferried from CHS to FTW for paint with test reg N9675N. Ex-N565ZC with Dubai Airshow stickers. For Singapore Airlines as 9V-SCG??

Photos from instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/p/BnXC_pBg0a9 ... cxs18ii5am

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by jeffrey0032j
Tue Sep 04, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, KIX currently closed and underwater
Replies: 152
Views: 22261

Re: Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, KIX currently closed and underwater

All that damaged GSE will need time to be fixed or repaired or have replacements transported in before they can resume operations.

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by jeffrey0032j
Sat Aug 25, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320 Engine Fix Won't Come for Months, Lufthansa Says
Replies: 84
Views: 16260

Re: Airbus A320 Engine Fix Won't Come for Months, Lufthansa Says

I assume this is the reason why they brought the elderly D-AIQS back to revenue flights from its flight training duties?

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by jeffrey0032j
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 893
Views: 221185

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

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piedmontf284000 wrote:
Anyone know what airline is receiving the star alliance 787 in the background?


This was discussed in the previous page, the guess was it is for ANA.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1382487&start=700#p20631993

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EgyptAir updates freighter fleet with A332 P2F
Replies: 15
Views: 2071

Re: EgyptAir updates freighter fleet with A332 P2F

Embajador3 wrote:
From which airline did this A332 came from?

It's one of their own.

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by jeffrey0032j
Tue Aug 14, 2018 5:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IB A346 serious close call at UIO
Replies: 26
Views: 9604

Re: IB A346 serious close call at UIO

NYPECO wrote:
Is that called a touch and go around? Because it looks like it should be.

Touch? More like a hit.

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore's Seletar Airport - Opportunities
Replies: 23
Views: 3193

Re: Singapore's Seletar Airport - Opportunities

Will Seletar build 2nd-4th runways to replace Changi? Changi's 3rd runway has been rebuilt and reopened to military traffic. The taxiways to the main terminals will be completed in a year or two, while T5 will be built between the 2nd and 3rd runways with an estimated completion date of 2025 for th...

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore's Seletar Airport - Opportunities
Replies: 23
Views: 3193

Re: Singapore's Seletar Airport - Opportunities

To add on, there are only 3 immediate stands next to the terminal that accommodates aircraft no larger than an ATR or Q400, and the gate hold room is only large enough for 200 pax. So LCC 737/320 ops are out of question.

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Aug 13, 2018 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore's Seletar Airport - Opportunities
Replies: 23
Views: 3193

Re: Singapore's Seletar Airport - Opportunities

Yes, they're going to fill in the whole Lower Seletar Reservoir, build 2 more runways, extend them to support A380 [/sarcasm] Seriously, what's with your obsession with turning every single little airport into a 6 runways airport? As if your EXT idea is not ridiculous enough. IIRC they did thought ...

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by jeffrey0032j
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 545
Views: 61319

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

1337: You are the MASTER of this stuff! Thank you for your insights! It is very interesting. Interestingly, here in the Phoenix area Amazon just started using TUS codes even though TUS1 is actually in Phoenix. I wonder why TUS and not AZA or IWA. Wasn't it because PHX codes have been used up? It wa...

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by jeffrey0032j
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Values and Lease Pricing - Summer 2018
Replies: 43
Views: 7399

Re: Aircraft Values and Lease Pricing - Summer 2018

Back by request, here is an update on commercial aircraft valuations and market lease rates. As prior post, the below list contains estimated current market value (in USD) based on the oldest to newest airframes, along with sample monthly lease rates based also based on oldest to newest airframes f...

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by jeffrey0032j
Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 893
Views: 221185

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Which airline is it between Eva 789 and Boeing 787 -10.I guess its the Etihad 787-10 It is one of the 787-10 test aircraft (LN 548 or 565). It is painted all white except for the Boeing name/logo on the lower fuselage behind 1L, which you just barely see in the photo. It would be LN548 (N548ZC). LN...

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by jeffrey0032j
Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Production Delays
Replies: 57
Views: 6755

Re: 737 Production Delays

I can well understand that late deliveries of fuselage are responsible for production delays, but that can hardly be the reason for frames piling up. The frames stored seem to have work left, to few skilled workers, not being painted (not enough painting capacity?) or missing engines. In June were ...

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by jeffrey0032j
Wed Oct 18, 2017 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Beijing unveils new airport, to open in 2019
Replies: 53
Views: 12123

Re: Beijing unveils new airport, to open in 2019

PEK will stay open for Star Alliance, but will other non-alliance airlines stay? I am talking about airlines like Emirates, Etihad Airways, El Al, Air Mauritius, etc. With all of SkyTeam gone from PEK, there will be quite a lot of free slots for other airlines to use. How is Terminal 3 coping with ...

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs
Replies: 136
Views: 21415

Re: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs

To say that the cseries is not a viable aircraft is so full of holes, it makes me laugh. Do you really think ALL the cseries sales went for Less than 20 million a copy(boeings numbers). And to assume you know is absurd! The airlines that are currently using them really like the bird. Some of them w...

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs
Replies: 136
Views: 21415

Re: Bombardier exploring sale of aircraft programs

To say that the cseries is not a viable aircraft is so full of holes, it makes me laugh. Do you really think ALL the cseries sales went for Less than 20 million a copy(boeings numbers). And to assume you know is absurd! The airlines that are currently using them really like the bird. Some of them w...

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to takeover one daily VS LHR-JFK-LHR frequency due to 787 engine issues
Replies: 27
Views: 11580

Re: DL to takeover one daily VS LHR-JFK-LHR frequency due to 787 engine issues

Not sure what engine type NW ordered originally, but deferring the 787 orders is increasingly looking like a very wise move on part of post-merger Delta management. But they have ordered the A330neo, which comes only with the RR T7000 engines. Now, the T7000 is basically a T1000 which the 787 uses ...

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by jeffrey0032j
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DC-8-73(F) brought back into service in 2017
Replies: 78
Views: 21243

Re: DC-8-73(F) brought back into service in 2017

I do find it interesting that during this day and age, your online/mobile purchases made possible through advancement of technology, could be delivered to you on a plane with a 1950s design.

May the DC8 continue to fly.

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by jeffrey0032j
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10
Replies: 72
Views: 27598

Re: Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10

I have a feeling that none of the A359 will be of the Regional flavour. Maybe a few years ago that was the plan. It is possible that 19 of the A359 were supposed to be Regional but due to the A359 performing so well on long-haul flights, SQ may take all 60 as standard A359. The new order for 19 add...

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by jeffrey0032j
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 45106

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

I just learned from a personal source that one airline (not Hawaiian) that wants to buy A330-900neo is forced to buy A350-900 instead. The reason he stated was that the creditors would not secure the loans with A330neo as the 2nd hand value and future of the type was far too uncertain. While I don'...

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?
Replies: 126
Views: 18517

Re: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?

It did outsell its prime competitor, though (787-10). I was under the impression that the A330neo's main competitor is the 787-9, hasn't it been the case all along? Boeing promotes the 787-10 against the A330-900 as both competing in the same market, medium to long haul in the range below the 787-9...

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by jeffrey0032j
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?
Replies: 126
Views: 18517

Re: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?

Meanwhile, the A330neo with 210 orders is doing very well and is beating the 787 due to its "quick availability and commonality with the current A330s".......oh wait, they are wrong. It did outsell its prime competitor, though (787-10). I was under the impression that the A330neo's main c...

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by jeffrey0032j
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?
Replies: 126
Views: 18517

Re: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?

This is just a gut feeling but Emirates will do with Boeing what it did when it axed the A350 in favor of more A380's but this time it will reduce the massive 777X order and convert them to 787's. That might actually be quite logical. Trading in 777x orders for 78X orders. Gives them more flexibili...

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by jeffrey0032j
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 28393

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

I remember there being a time when their A350 order was under threat, so this is quite a change in strategy. I don't see all of the A330neos being cancelled, maybe a few, but I do think they'll take at least most of them. I would agree with fcogafa, converting A330ceos to A330neos was likely a ploy...

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by jeffrey0032j
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 97563

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

Airbus/Continental Europe is not going to get involved in this mess IMO, the danger for Airbus is not BBD, but Boeing using any favourable precedent established in this farce to keep Airbus out down the road. Airbus do have an assembly line for single aisle in Mobile, but that wouldn't cover any A3...

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by jeffrey0032j
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update about Dr. Peter's first A380 (ex 9V-SKA)
Replies: 22
Views: 10682

Re: Update about Dr. Peter's first A380 (ex 9V-SKA)

. . . Most of the A380F orders were by box carriers (Fedex and UPS). What weights would you expect for their typical mission, given that for them volume is more important than sheer weight or outsized metrics? Could they perhaps be interested in a P2F? The cargo market at this moment, has largely d...

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10
Replies: 72
Views: 27598

Re: Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10

Can Silk should get SQ A330s and resume some ex-SQ routes and maybe even take over Athens and Jeddah as well. The SQ A330s are all leased, and are not expected to stay in the fleet in the medium term; many of them have left the fleet for other airlines. I don't think SQ or its subsidiaries would ha...

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by jeffrey0032j
Thu Oct 05, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10
Replies: 72
Views: 27598

Re: Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10

The first 787-10 for SQ has emerged from the CHS FAL and it is in SQ colors, so it's clear that at least some of the fleet will be operated by SQ (and I expect most, if not all, will be). https://imagr.eu/up/g911w_DLOXbRyWsAAaGa4.jpg Image Courtesy of https://twitter.com/AirlineFlyer/status/9152421...

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 97563

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

Well see that's the problem with the US position... the WTO WILL look at the United deal and at Boeing's position in relationship to Bombardier's, and EMBRAER's previous dealings and whatever incentives all 3 have offered and what subsidies of any kind are in play... and that will not go well. Odds...

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 97563

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

But see the question is had Boeing not undercut BBD at United so badly would the situation be the same? Odds are split there. If BBD had just lost to Boeing in a straight fight they may not of dug in so far to win Delta... did the funding really affect it remains to be seen. If you think the math b...

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta: C-Series What's Next
Replies: 246
Views: 35315

Re: Delta: C-Series What's Next

Canada can't win a trade war with the U.S. Look at exports to the US as a fraction of Canada's GDP; look at exports to Canada as a fraction of US GDP. Don't expect a Trump administration to pursue retaliation prudently. Canada CAN HURT the US in the trade dispute... Canada is the single biggest ene...

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by jeffrey0032j
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 97563

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

Ok I'm going to rant a bit... Bombaqrdier is a new market participant to the market and thus it would not be able to sell its aircrafts if they aren't selling them attractively. Look at for instant Tu204 or Superjet or MS21 or MRJ Well the SSJ has broken out of the Russian block a bit with Interjet...

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by jeffrey0032j
Sun Oct 01, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 97563

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

And also, if BBD thinks this is damaging, wait for Brazil's WTO case against them, that is if BBD are able to sustain their business till the end of the case.

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