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by Boof02671
Mon Aug 10, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1468
Views: 210740

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

https://onemileatatime.com/american-air ... ping-a321/
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phllax wrote:
Boof02671 wrote:
They tried it for like a week or so tried BOS too. Didn’t work and they are down one 321T as the one in JFK is a write off.


Is that official now? I know the other thread with regards to that incident last had a post 8 months ago.

Yes

https://onemileatatime.com/american-air ... ping-a321/

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by Boof02671
Mon Aug 10, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1468
Views: 210740

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

IF JFK/LAX/SFO would lose the 321T it would be gone for good. No other route could support that a/c as configured. I don't see JFK-LAX/SFO loosing the A321T anytime soon, even if we are in Covid pandemic, because there is a still lot of business traffic between JFK and LAX/SFO, especially LAX. I do...

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by Boof02671
Sat Aug 08, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1468
Views: 210740

Re: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020

I'd agree that AA would first need to go into Chapter 11. Remember in Chapter 11 the Company can petition the Court to set aside any labor contract and if push comes to shove ask the Court to install a new contract. At this point given the nature of what's going on Unions will have little power. Th...

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by Boof02671
Sat Aug 08, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 118
Views: 25761

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

Boeing 737 -752 34293 1747 XA-PAM AeroMéxico ferried 06aug20 MEX-IAH-ROW on return to lessor Interesting they stopped in Houston on the way to Roswell. Just a bit out of the way, especially considering there are other international airports closer than IAH is to ROW. Customs and Immigration check. ...

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by Boof02671
Fri Aug 07, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QANTAS to mothball most of the 787 fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 29298

Re: QANTAS to mothball most of the 787 fleet

I find it strange to use the word mothball to describe the long term storage of airplanes. I agree, stored or parked. Mothballed means permanently decommissioned to me. The storage facility MRO works the planes, not Qantas mechanics from LAX. I think that depends on the task. Ive dealt with it befo...

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by Boof02671
Fri Aug 07, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QANTAS to mothball most of the 787 fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 29298

Re: QANTAS to mothball most of the 787 fleet

The storage facility MRO works the planes, not Qantas mechanics from LAX.

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by Boof02671
Wed Aug 05, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330 and A340 Movements/Write-off/Retirements/Scrap Thread - 2020
Replies: 114
Views: 36787

Re: A330 and A340 Movements/Write-off/Retirements/Scrap Thread - 2020

All AA’s 333s retired. All 332s stored. Why no tracking of these birds?

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by Boof02671
Sat Aug 01, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1118
Views: 182370

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

772s will be used in CLT as they are opening up a crew base and have already brought one here for about a month for maintenance and ramp training and gate fitting.

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by Boof02671
Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1118
Views: 182370

Re: AA 737’s still in bare metal scheme

A couple weeks ago in STT I saw an AA 738 take off that was still in the polished aluminum paint scheme. I didn’t realize there were still some left not painted in the current paint scheme. Was this a special heritage plane or are there more than one polished aluminum AA 737 still flying? Also - if...

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by Boof02671
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks
Replies: 117
Views: 20577

Re: OAG Changes 7/28/2020:SLOW BLEED;AA Cuts LAX-EUG/FAT/MFR/RDM/SAN/SDF,LGA-TYS,ORD-SCE;DL Drops HAV/TGU/BOS Shrinks

WN ABQ-DAL AUG 5>4[5] WN AUS-DAL AUG 7>5[9] WN BNA-DAL AUG 5>4[5] WN BWI-DAL AUG 5>4[4] WN CHS-DAL AUG 0.3>0.8[1.0] SEP 0.8>1.0[1.0] WN CLT-DAL AUG 1.0>0.5[1.0] SEP 1.1>0.8[1.0] WN DAL-DCA AUG 4>3[5] WN DAL-DEN AUG 7>6[7] WN DAL-ECP AUG 2>1.6[2] WN DAL-FLL SEP 4>3[3] WN DAL-HOU AUG 14>11[18] SEP 18...

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by Boof02671
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 299
Views: 60724

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Banco de Investimentos Bradesco BBI published yesterday a report indicating that the most favorable scenario for the LATAM group, in the current context, would be to sell LATAM Brasil to Azul. Analysts, however, estimate that a merger of the two companies would be unlikely, due to divergent interes...

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by Boof02671
Mon Jul 27, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2020 MLB Charters
Replies: 49
Views: 5488

Re: 2020 MLB Charters

Yankees took a bus to PHL and the Mets took a bus to BOS.

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by Boof02671
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 2020 Q2 results
Replies: 56
Views: 11451

Re: AA Q2 results

UpNAWAy wrote:
Just said they will end 3rd qtr with 13 billion cash on hand and they revised down 3rd qtr guidance based on recent events/trends.

Thought he said $16 billion

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by Boof02671
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 2020 Q2 results
Replies: 56
Views: 11451

Re: AA Q2 results

And he opened up the call thanking the whole America West team and before the Q and A had to issue a mea culpa.

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by Boof02671
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 2020 Q2 results
Replies: 56
Views: 11451

AA 2020 Q2 results

Second-quarter pretax loss of $2.7 billion. Excluding net special items1, second-quarter pretax loss of $4.3 billion. Second-quarter net loss of $2.1 billion, or ($4.82) per share. Excluding net special items1, second-quarter net loss of $3.4 billion, or ($7.82) per share. Boosted available liquidit...

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by Boof02671
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit Airlines Q2 earnings
Replies: 20
Views: 5082

Re: Spirit Airlines Q2 earnings

AA is not deferring Max’s for this year. They stated if they don’t find financing for 17 of them, then they won’t take delivery. Basically putting pressure on Boeing to help with financing.

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 22, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11647

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

He was not liked at AA and was shown the door and guess you forgot the IAM had to file a lawsuit to stop his major attempt at violating their CBAs by making all ramp and CSA part time. No we didn't forget how CG and CS refuse to help the company. Guess your never worked in the industry and survived...

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 22, 2020 1:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings
Replies: 39
Views: 11647

Re: United Airlines post Q2 2020 Earnings

He was not liked at AA and was shown the door and guess you forgot the IAM had to file a lawsuit to stop his major attempt at violating their CBAs by making all ramp and CSA part time.

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Business & Finance Discussion
Replies: 354
Views: 65732

Re: FT: Investors bet AA will file for BK

Those numbers are worst case scenario

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta airlines Q2 2020 earnings thread
Replies: 128
Views: 14681

Re: Delta airlines Q2 2020 earnings thread

Delta had over $2 billion in write-downs from partners In the second quarter, Delta had write-downs of over $2 billion from its equity investments in other airlines, including: $1.1 billion for its LATAM investment $770 million for its Aeromexico investment $200 million for its Virgin Atlantic inves...

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by Boof02671
Tue Jul 14, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Virgin Atlantic seeks restructuring; files for BK in US Court
Replies: 1455
Views: 175747

Re: Virgin Atlantic secures rescue package

Looks like Delta wrote down their investment in VS and others. They posted a $5.7 billion loss this past quarter.

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by Boof02671
Fri Jul 10, 2020 4:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement
Replies: 58
Views: 12090

Re: Delta-LATAM sign JV Agreement

So? Alaska still partners with Korean Air and LATAM. Airlines are free to have relationships with whoever they want. Alliances don't mean anything nowadays. My post was in response to the person who was wondering how the relationship would be between AM and Gol since DL owns 49% of AM. I just compa...

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by Boof02671
Sat Jul 04, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 299
Views: 60724

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

danipawa wrote:
Airbus A320 -232 1835 PR-MBS Latam Brasil ferried 03-04jul20 GIG-CNF-BAQ-TUS on return to lessor ex N544JB

Airbus A350 -941 27 PR-XTB Latam Brasil ferried 03-04jul20 GRU-MIA-VCV on return to lessor ex F-WZFV

Old JetBlue plane?

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by Boof02671
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2020
Replies: 1118
Views: 182370

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2020

Lots of international routes cut: http://news.aa.com/news/news-details/2020/American-Airlines-Resets-International-Network-for-Remainder-of-2020-Through-Summer-2021-OPS-DIS-07/default.aspx With the apparent even lesser need for widebodies anytime soon, what does this do to the fleet? Seems likely t...

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by Boof02671
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 299
Views: 60724

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

From AA’s POR I currently own shares of AMR (Symbol: AAMRQ). How will my shares be affected by the closing of the Merger and the company’s emergence from Chapter 11? If the Plan of Reorganization is confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court and the Merger is consummated, the existing common stock of AMR (AA...

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by Boof02671
Fri Jul 03, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 299
Views: 60724

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Boof02671 not 100%. Typically stockholders are wiped out. But not in the recent AA bankruptcy. AA was highly unusual. AA’s stock was most certainly terminated in bankruptcy. Creditors were made whole. New stock was issued with some going to LAA shareholders and the rest to LUS shareholders. AA emer...

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by Boof02671
Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 299
Views: 60724

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

Yes. But what's Delta's stake after this versus Qatar's? Delta’s stake will be gone. Stock gets wiped out in bankruptcy and are not secured claims. It's a possible outcome but not necessarily a foregone conclusion. That depends on how the restructuring is done. Every airline bankruptcy this has occ...

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by Boof02671
Thu Jul 02, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Network Thread - 2020
Replies: 1468
Views: 210740

Re: American adds more Asia to SEA, and other long-haul changes

enilria wrote:
Nicknuzzii wrote:
CLT and LAX look like the big losers here. PHL and DFW made our pretty well.

Presently PHL cannot legally accept any intl flights per U.S. restrictions.

Same with CLT

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by Boof02671
Thu Jul 02, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy
Replies: 299
Views: 60724

Re: Updated: LATAM files for Bankruptcy

So back to oneworld? Nope. The above is just a confirmation to the court of the DIP (debtor in possession) financing from Qatar and the Cueto and Amaro families that had been promised to the court at the time of the bankruptcy filing back in May, Yes. But what's Delta's stake after this versus Qata...

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by Boof02671
Thu Jul 02, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 118
Views: 25761

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

One thing to keep in mind is that AM's Chief Commercial Officer (the number two in the company) is Nicolas Ferri, who "came" (and I use this term very loosely but will not go into more detail) from Delta (basically he just moved his office down the hall at AM's headquarters as he had been...

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 01, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Agrees Not to Involuntarily Lay Off Pilots Until May 2021
Replies: 45
Views: 5723

Re: JetBlue Agrees Not to Involuntarily Lay Off Workers Until May 2021

This only applies to pilots. Everyone else is expendable. Pilots have a union and collective bargaining agreement. As much as this site hates unions, this is proof why having one in this business means a lot more than family and culture. of course they're expendable. The difference between a pilot ...

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 118
Views: 25761

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

One thing to keep in mind is that AM's Chief Commercial Officer (the number two in the company) is Nicolas Ferri, who "came" (and I use this term very loosely but will not go into more detail) from Delta (basically he just moved his office down the hall at AM's headquarters as he had been...

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 01, 2020 1:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 118
Views: 25761

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

...because that is what happens in the vast majority of CH11 filings in general and in every successful CH11 airline reorganization in history. Examples please. Furthermore delta and Aeromexico are too closely embedded for their investment to just go to waste. DL is strategic in ensuring the barrie...

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 118
Views: 25761

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

How does DL's investment get treated in a CH11? More than likely the current stock gets wiped out in bankruptcy and Delta will lose their investment. Where did you get this info from? Is there proof that they will loose there investment or is this just airliners hype? How can you be sure that they ...

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by Boof02671
Wed Jul 01, 2020 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11
Replies: 118
Views: 25761

Re: Updated: Aeroméxico files for Chapter 11

kondoo wrote:
How does DL's investment get treated in a CH11?

More than likely the current stock gets wiped out in bankruptcy and Delta will lose their investment.

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by Boof02671
Sun Jun 28, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New York Court investigating Etihad debt agreements
Replies: 12
Views: 3370

Re: New York Court investigating Etihad debt agreements

The court isn’t investigating, that’s not its role. It’s a subpoena issued for a lawsuit requested by the plaintiff’s attorneys.

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by Boof02671
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue Airport Outsourcing
Replies: 66
Views: 17832

Re: JetBlue Airport Outsourcing

JetBlue Airports VP sent notice tonight that small stations are expected to completely outsourced, above and below the wing. The specific cities were not announced, but rumor is that it will be at least 10. On another front, they’re expected to announce EWR-LAS shortly. Stay tuned... United did tha...

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by Boof02671
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?
Replies: 58
Views: 8125

Re: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?

AA: 757/767, A333, E190, CRJ-200 AA had also retired its last MD-80 planes in September 2019, and AA had 769 mainline narrowbody planes in service (excluding the 737 MAX) a year ago compared to 721 mainline narrowbody planes currently in service (excluding the 737 MAX). AA will also probably never ...

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by Boof02671
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?
Replies: 58
Views: 8125

Re: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?

American- 757, 767, E190, CRJ200, A330-300s, A330-200s (A332s long term storage till 2022, likelihood coming back unknown.) There is a rumor that they could accelerate 777 retirements, though I'm not sure. But more 787 orders can maybe see them be retired. United- 757, 767, most likely domestic 777...

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by Boof02671
Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?
Replies: 58
Views: 8125

Re: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?

rj1385 wrote:
I believe AA is planning on the 76 oldest 737's by a certain date because they don't want to do a retrofit on them.

They actually are keeping 48 of the 76 and will undergo Oasis mods.

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by Boof02671
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?
Replies: 58
Views: 8125

Re: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?

Seeing as AA announced opening a 777 base in CLT and a 787 base in PHL I would guess that the possibility of the A332s returning to the fleet is slim to none. They all would need to be refurbished (both seat and IFE-wise) before re-entering service, and I doubt AA would want to spend that kind of m...

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by Boof02671
Tue Jun 16, 2020 2:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?
Replies: 58
Views: 8125

Re: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?

AA-757, 767,E190, 333, and the 332s are stored till at least 2022 probably won’t come back at all. If DL can retire their fleet of 18 777s in favor of opening A350 bases in ATL and LAX, then I don’t see why AA shouldn’t retire their 15 A332s in favor of opening 777/787 bases in CLT and PHL. Also, n...

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by Boof02671
Mon Jun 15, 2020 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?
Replies: 58
Views: 8125

Re: Which AA/DL/UA Fleets Are Definitely Not Flying Again?

AA-757, 767,E190, 333, and the 332s are stored till at least 2022 probably won’t come back at all.

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by Boof02671
Sun Jun 14, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Narrow Body Thread - 2020
Replies: 318
Views: 25235

Re: Why have DL's A320-200s not been retired?

In general the CFM engine is the better option for shorter routes (under 2 hours) while the IAE engine is more efficient on routes longer than 2 hours. The IAE is more efficient on all sector lengths. Where do you guys get this stuff from? If you don't know, don't make it up! I doubt that and the C...

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by Boof02671
Sun Jun 14, 2020 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Narrow Body Thread - 2020
Replies: 318
Views: 25235

Re: Why have DL's A320-200s not been retired?

Boeing receives money through military contracts, remember the high ranking military person who went to jail for giving Boeing the inside track to win orders from Airbus. As a US citizen and tax payer I would prefer that the USA spends our tax money on the best deal, not pride. They also get a free...

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by Boof02671
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020
Replies: 1021
Views: 118859

Re: Amazon Fleet Discussion - 2020

All of AA’s 763s were bought by Jetran.

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by Boof02671
Sat Jun 13, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Narrow Body Thread - 2020
Replies: 318
Views: 25235

Re: Why have DL's A320-200s not been retired?

No idea why you are jumping to the conclusion that because DL has not ordered the MAX now that they never will. Your own example belies the conclusion, DL ordered A321s only after 737 orders. DL negotiates hard. With 130 739ER that will be around forever, DL can afford to play of Boeing and Airbus ...

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by Boof02671
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Narrow Body Thread - 2020
Replies: 318
Views: 25235

Re: Why have DL's A320-200s not been retired?

The A320 were recently refurbished nose-to-tail AVOD but most importantly life extension projects. The M90 and M88 didn't receive those projects (for the M90 likely because parts were scarce) but also the A320 is better for "hot and high" destinations (EG: SLC hub) and overall are slightl...

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