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by Olddog
Thu Dec 23, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Airbus goes legal as Qatar Airways jet row escalates
Replies: 1232
Views: 219841

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

Revelation wrote:
That's the rub, at the end of the day it is the customer who decides where to spend their money.

It is patently false as Ryan Air learned.

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by Olddog
Thu Dec 23, 2021 12:41 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Phone updated to Android 11, but I may have done something wrong when I updated.
Replies: 7
Views: 950

Re: Phone updated to Android 11, but I may have done something wrong when I updated.

If you have a Samsung Phone go to sammobile and make a fresh install

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by Olddog
Fri Dec 17, 2021 11:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG narrowbody Tender 737MAX/A320NEO
Replies: 166
Views: 36509

Re: IAG narrowbody Tender 737MAX/A320NEO

Is there an official tender ? For now it seems just speculation after that 2019 letter.

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by Olddog
Thu Dec 16, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM signs for up to 160 A320neos and eight A350 freighters
Replies: 372
Views: 83015

Re: AF-KLM Group Narrowbody tender

Seems leeham had a good source after all.

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by Olddog
Thu Dec 02, 2021 8:15 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French presidential election : 1st round on Sunday, April 10th 2022
Replies: 75
Views: 7574

Re: French presidential election : 1st round on Sunday, April 10th 2022

As history proves time and time, members of a party are a bad gauge to chose a candidate that needs to reach the whole population. Christmas gift for Macron.

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by Olddog
Thu Nov 11, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?
Replies: 41
Views: 8551

Re: A320neo at US carriers, why is it unpopular?

It is a good thing for Airbus that the era when US carriers could make a break a plane success in the world is long gone.

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by Olddog
Wed Nov 10, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: What is in Britain's future?
Replies: 114
Views: 6201

Re: What is in Britain's future?

I bet that the situation will not evolve until after the Queen death. For now institutions are frozen.

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by Olddog
Thu Nov 04, 2021 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.
Replies: 92
Views: 17363

Re: FT: Risks of Airbus passing 60% market share.

And the fact that Boeing has 90 % of the cargo market is fine and Airbus should not even try to get more of that market ?

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by Olddog
Mon Oct 25, 2021 4:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 316
Views: 23341

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

And why there was a deadly weapon on the set at all ?

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by Olddog
Sun Oct 24, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman
Replies: 316
Views: 23341

Re: Sheriff: Alec Baldwin fired shot on movie set that killed woman

I just don't get why there was a real weapon on the set. In Europe all weapons are totally neutralised and unable to fire a real bullet .

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by Olddog
Mon Oct 11, 2021 3:27 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: French presidential election : 1st round on Sunday, April 10th 2022
Replies: 75
Views: 7574

Re: French presidential election : 1st round on Sunday, April 10th 2022

Barnier needs to win his party primary to go further.

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by Olddog
Mon Oct 04, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus pushed for A220-500, replacing A320CEO / 737-800.. ?
Replies: 330
Views: 67290

Re: Airbus pushed for A220-500, replacing A320CEO / 737-800.. ?

I guess that if Airbus want build a FAL in EU they may consider Sevilla (Spain). Hambourg and Toulouse are already packed.

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by Olddog
Wed Sep 29, 2021 12:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ryanair ends jet order talks with Boeing amid price dispute
Replies: 378
Views: 68962

Re: Updated: Ryanair ends jet order talks with Boeing amid price dispute

About zero chance the EU allow that to happen.

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by Olddog
Tue Sep 07, 2021 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Ryanair ends jet order talks with Boeing amid price dispute
Replies: 378
Views: 68962

Re: Updated: Ryanair ends jet order talks with Boeing amid price dispute

Some of you seem to think that BCA and AB are in the business to produce planes at a cost that works for Ryanair business model and not for them....

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by Olddog
Sun Aug 15, 2021 6:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Messi going to PSG
Replies: 60
Views: 3551

Re: Messi going to PSG

The funniest part is that PSG recruited 5 players, including Messi that were free. You have to wonder if some clubs were sleeping.

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by Olddog
Sat Aug 14, 2021 2:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 222648

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

The international program sent more doses to Britain in June than to the entire continent of Africa.

I wonder why they did hat as they are not supposed to be short on vaccine supplies.

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by Olddog
Mon Jul 19, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

You are totally confused about the role and the power of the EMA. It can give a certification but that certification is not an absolute solution and each member state will decide with its own health agency to use that certification or not. More the EMA has absolutely zero power about availability an...

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by Olddog
Sat Jul 17, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

What I find really strange is the apparent huge number of health workers that were against the vaccine until they heard they will not get paid anymore if no vaccine....

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by Olddog
Tue Jul 06, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

In france we are at:
Pfizer 43 500 000
AZ 7 000 000
Moderna 5 300 000
Jansen 500 000

Source covidtracker.fr

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by Olddog
Mon Jun 28, 2021 1:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Because Health is not an EU competence but national competence. The fact that most of the EU 27 asked the EU to deal with the vaccines contracts was new and unexpected so it took time. I guess the lesson is learned for the future.

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by Olddog
Fri Jun 25, 2021 3:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Dutch Prime Minister says 'Hungary has no place in EU' after anti-LGBT law
Replies: 55
Views: 3600

Re: Dutch Prime Minister says 'Hungary has no place in EU' after anti-LGBT law

He should perfectly understand the difference between an EU member and relation with third countries like Russia just by looking how the EU deals with the UK after brexit.

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by Olddog
Sat Jun 19, 2021 3:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

The penalties are a nice thing to argue, but the fact that AZ is probably excluded for future orders is way more expensive.

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by Olddog
Sun Jun 13, 2021 5:10 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU Won't Call Out China On Rights Abuses
Replies: 82
Views: 3753

Re: EU Won't Call Out China On Rights Abuses

The EU should never rejoin but act according to the EU interest only.

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by Olddog
Thu May 20, 2021 4:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I suppose that the vaccine, whatever the producer, is free for all citizens as in France, no?

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by Olddog
Mon May 17, 2021 2:42 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 222648

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

I got pneumovax last year. It is an obligation to get on the transplant list.

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by Olddog
Tue May 11, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

No contract can protection you from deceptive practice in EU law.

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by Olddog
Mon May 10, 2021 2:32 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

What was bought, will be used. For the rest Covax program needs all it can grab

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by Olddog
Mon May 10, 2021 8:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

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And while I'm at it, I could also come and say that Macrons comments on AZ regarding its effectiveness in general killed thousands, as people were/are hesitant to take it...[/quote]

Macron comment killed none as the was no AZ vaccine to see at that time....

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by Olddog
Mon May 10, 2021 5:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

And nothing block EU states to buy AZ directly for their countries if they with.

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by Olddog
Sun May 09, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

The next next AZ shareholder meeting could be fun :D

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by Olddog
Thu May 06, 2021 11:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Macron just announced on TV that after 11 May everyone in rance could register and get a vaccine. So supply seems better.

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 30, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

https://www.politico.eu/article/france- ... cine-glut/

Some Mayor's in my area started to vaccine everyone that wanted.
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It seems that vaccines are starting to come en masse in France .
https://www.politico.eu/article/france- ... cine-glut/

Some Mayor's in my area started to vaccine everyone that wanted.

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by Olddog
Tue Apr 27, 2021 6:36 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

What reputational damage? Do you think the whole world is full of idiots that are unable to see who allowed vaccines to be exported and who like UK and US hoarded them?

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by Olddog
Tue Apr 27, 2021 5:39 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Well, AZ made a choice that coud cost them a lot if, as it is rumored, they are out the vaccine buys by the EU after July.

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:39 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 222648

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

According to politico the EU is about to agree on a new order for 1.8 billions vaccines with pfizer on the top of the 600 millions already coming.

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by Olddog
Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:00 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Tea or Coffee?
Replies: 63
Views: 4713

Re: Tea or Coffee?

Coffee always, hot with or without milk, cappuccino, latte macchiato, and even ice coffee. Tea is when there is no other choice.

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by Olddog
Fri Apr 09, 2021 5:43 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Yes, the only problem , albeit a big one. French minister said they have just 2 days stock on average daily jabs. As it is not a jit industry it complicates things.

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by Olddog
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:02 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 3012
Views: 222648

Re: COVID-19 Vaccine News and Discussion Thread

https://www.euronews.com/2021/04/07/eu- ... ply-issues

Fareva should launch the production of CureVac, pending marketing authorisation, in its factories in Pau and Val-de-Reuil (Eure, western France) by early June.
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Not a lot in english but here one:
https://www.euronews.com/2021/04/07/eu- ... ply-issues

Fareva should launch the production of CureVac, pending marketing authorisation, in its factories in Pau and Val-de-Reuil (Eure, western France) by early June.

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by Olddog
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:33 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

https://covidtracker.fr/vaccintracker/
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More accurate numbers for France for 1st and 2nd doses, and by vaccine:
1 Pfizer 9 009 675
2 AZ 2 588 759
3 Moderna 880 502

Source: https://covidtracker.fr/vaccintracker/

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by Olddog
Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

What I mean is are americans or brits going to EU newspapers to have and advice on what it is going in their countries? Obviously no. So when you persist to talk about EU vaccine with sources that does not understand how the EU works (US) or are anti EU (UK) what point do you think you make besides,...

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by Olddog
Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:51 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Good analysis on EU´s the failure of getting people vaccines. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/02/world/europe/europe-coronavirus-vaccine.html And one extra about the utter and complete failure of Germany in the crisis. https://www.ft.com/content/bc5a3b02-a90d-4206-a441-1bada29feba2 Yes more US sour...

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by Olddog
Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Rather how the uk sees France and EU without understanding them.

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by Olddog
Wed Mar 31, 2021 6:53 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

Anyway AZ will be relegated to a tiny part of the market in EU. The Pfizer production is several orders of magnitude higher and deliveries while not perfect are more predictable.

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by Olddog
Wed Mar 31, 2021 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

With your AZ obsession, I was wondering if you were a shareholder lightsaber...

On the bright side here, we got an appointment from the municipality for the rest of our family to get its first vaccine dose, it is indicated pfizer or moderna.

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by Olddog
Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:23 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

But you talk like if we should act while ignoring how other parties act? We are in a vacuum.

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by Olddog
Mon Mar 29, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

The guardian, while not a pro Conservative newspaper, it first and foremost a deeply English newspaper. Just read their articles about Sturgeon and their stances on that matter.

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by Olddog
Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:12 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

I wonder when you will stop regurgitating AZ PR as gospel ?

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by Olddog
Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 1526
Views: 111044

Re: European Commission Vaccination Strategy News and Discussion Thread

It could have been just too optimistic forecast if theses companies were forthcoming with the production problems instead of pretending all was good until they could not deny the lack of productions at every step.

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