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by Oykie
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

This is good news! Do you know how many airplanes SAS will have active after this? If this source can be trusted, 45 active: https://worldairlinenews.com/2020/07/07/sas-traffic-dropped-86-in-june-active-fleet-increases-to-45-aircraft/ Thanks! I hope more flights will be available now that Norway an...

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by Oykie
Mon Jul 06, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Further increase in SAS traffic program from mid-July Restart of routes, although with reduced freqencies - OSL-FRA 4x weekly - OSL-DUS 3x weekly - OSL-ZRH daily - OSL-EDI 2x weekly - OSL-MAN 4x weekly - OSL-LHR daily - OSL-DUB 2x weekly - ARN-DUB 2x weekly - ARN-ZRH 2x weekly - CPH-MAN 2x weekly F...

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by Oykie
Mon Jun 15, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

According to SAS children under 6 do not need face mask. I have not found any information about this on Norwegian website. Anyone know if children are in general exempted from face mask?

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by Oykie
Thu Jun 11, 2020 8:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Tomorrow (11 June) SAS will resume CPH-ORD, however they have changed the schedule so that SK943/944 will use the SK945/946 (ARN-ORD-ARN) schedule. SK943 CPH-ORD 10:15-12:20 47 A333 SK944 ORD-CPH 16:00-07:15+1 15 A333 What's the frequency on this? Twice weekly. Thursdays and Sundays from CPH, Monda...

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by Oykie
Thu May 28, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Signs of airports normalizing.
Replies: 30
Views: 5463

Re: Signs of airports normalizing.

I believe there will be a noticeable uptick in June. SAS will be back in Chicago and Newark from June 10. Lufthansa is also increasing flights. I hope we will see more flights by the end of summer.

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by Oykie
Mon May 04, 2020 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Some small signs of growth from the low "corona-levels": Widerøe is increasing BGO-ABZ from 6x weekly to 11x weekly (2x daily on weekdays + 1x Sundays) from next Monday, and SVG-ABZ is scheduled to restart June 1 with 5x weekly. At the same time BGO-SVG is scheduled to increase from 2c da...

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by Oykie
Mon May 04, 2020 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Someone83 wrote:
And just now, Norwegian's shareholder have voted yes for their proposed restructuring and refinancing plan


I am very relieved that Norwegian seems to survive and that we can continue to enjoy their excellent operation in the future.

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by Oykie
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

SAS just announced they will reduce staff with 5000
Employees. As an aviation enthusiast it is sad time to only read almost only bad news regarding the business I am so passionate about. I am so sorry for all the people that work in aviation.

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by Oykie
Sat Apr 18, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Have SK and DY received aid already from their governments? I remember Norway saying it will provide a loan for Norwegian. Norwegian has received the first part of the aid. The second and third part of the aid is really difficult for Norwegian to get and they need to negotiate with creditors to qua...

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by Oykie
Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

First SAS A321LR painted. And unlike previously reported, it will not be on Danish register (OY-KBW), but on Swedish as SE-DMO https://www.flickr.com/photos/xfwspotter/49781121901/ I am very excited about this plane, and look forward to fly it across the Atlantic. It will look even better with engi...

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by Oykie
Wed Mar 18, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY Financial Discussion - 2020
Replies: 584
Views: 146912

Re: DY Financial Discussion - 2020

Norwegian press today speculates Norwegian might be saved by the Norwegian government. That would be surprising if true. I'd be disgusted if that happens, if the govt do hand them cash it should be for Norwegians Norwegian operations only, UK, Sweden, Long Haul, International shouldn't be included....

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by Oykie
Tue Mar 17, 2020 6:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DY Financial Discussion - 2020
Replies: 584
Views: 146912

Re: DY Financial Discussion - 2020

Norwegian press today speculates Norwegian might be saved by the Norwegian government. That would be surprising if true.

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by Oykie
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050

Pardon my ignorance, but what is carbon neutral? Also, when I fly UA, I'm offered to by in to their carbon offset scheme. How does me spending extra money on a flight offset carbon emissions? Not trying to make a stand or anything, just legitimately curious. Buying carbon offsets.... who gets the m...

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by Oykie
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050

Here is a link to the press release by Delta. They want to become the first airline globally to be carbon neutral. Here are some key take aways: Here is how the company is focusing its efforts to become carbon neutral: * Carbon reduction: Reducing Delta’s carbon footprint through enterprise-wide eff...

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by Oykie
Sun Feb 16, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050

PR trying to get ahead of the incoming flight shaming movement. Keep Greta off their back for a while. :checkmark: :checkmark: 2050 is too far away lol earth might cease to exist by then. If DL or any other airline was really serious about this, they would have started investing in alternate modes ...

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by Oykie
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050

Pardon my ignorance, but what is carbon neutral? Also, when I fly UA, I'm offered to by in to their carbon offset scheme. How does me spending extra money on a flight offset carbon emissions? Not trying to make a stand or anything, just legitimately curious. I really think that depends on the carbo...

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by Oykie
Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Delta to looking to be carbon neutral by 2050

According to aviation week Delta has unveiled a 1 billion dollar program to become carbon neutral by 2050. https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/delta-commits-1b-100-emissions-mitigation-efforts Part of getting there will be bio fuels, more efficient planes and buying carbon credit. I’m wondering i...

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by Oykie
Mon Feb 10, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

A friend of mine was at HEL airport yesterday. She said that there was a fire at Burger King and was surprised the airport did not evacuate. She was also relieved as she made it to her flight. Anyone know the severity of the fire? I’m sure if it had been severe they would have evacuated the airport...

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by Oykie
Mon Feb 10, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

A friend of mine was at HEL airport yesterday. She said that there was a fire at Burger King and was surprised the airport did not evacuate. She was also relieved as she made it to her flight. Anyone know the severity of the fire? I’m sure if it had been severe they would have evacuated the airport...

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by Oykie
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

A friend of mine was at HEL airport yesterday. She said that there was a fire at Burger King and was surprised the airport did not evacuate. She was also relieved as she made it to her flight. Anyone know the severity of the fire? I’m sure if it had been severe they would have evacuated the airport?

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They are so cool. :-)

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by Oykie
Thu Jan 30, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for a 787NG
Replies: 87
Views: 16273

Re: Time for a 787NG

There was a rumor that the 787-10 for Air NZ had an increased range, but IIRC they will not offer more range, but 787-9 will do more longer haul flying and shuffling the planes around.

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by Oykie
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Time for a 787NG
Replies: 87
Views: 16273

Re: Time for a 787NG

I expect the engine tech that GE is developing for the GE9X like Ceramic matrix composites (CMC) to be implemented into an improved GEnX. Not sure it will be enough to make it a 787NG, but I’m certain we will see incremental improvements like that. This year AA will receive the first 787-8 with a ta...

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by Oykie
Tue Jan 28, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155156

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/boeing-heads-back-drawing-board-nma Guy Norris at Aviation week has an article about what it means that Boeing heading back to the drawing board. According to him the size is beloved to have shrimped from 227-275 seats to 160-220. He also writes about the cockp...

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by Oykie
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767
Replies: 617
Views: 147355

Re: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767

The CEOs statement that they are returning to a clean sheet could indicate the 767nx was further along than we thought, but after the Max issues, certifying a “simple” generation change to an old model will no longer be rubber stamped by the FAA. It would also explain why he talked about the cockpi...

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by Oykie
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155156

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

From the discussion in this thread it seems like this NMA will be to the 787, what the 757 was to the 767. A narrow body carbon fiber airplane, with the same cockpit, same crew rating and same systems. Sounds like it could be a hit :-)

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by Oykie
Sat Jan 25, 2020 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 188
Views: 273276

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

According to Reuters, FAA Steve Dickson called senior U.S airlines officials that FAA might approve the 737MAX before the midyear deadline communicated by Boeing earlier in the week. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-737max/faa-administrator-to-tell-us-airlines-max-approval-could-come-before...

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by Oykie
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767
Replies: 617
Views: 147355

Re: Boeing examines GEnX powered 767

It has been a while since we discussed the GEnX powered 767. This week the new CEO of Boeing, Dave Calhoun said they would start the NMA from scratch. That means Boeing is weaker than Airbus with the A321XLR in the Middel of market, and will be for some time. That has made me revisit the thought of ...

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by Oykie
Sat Jan 25, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 151665

Re: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement

Now that Boeing has officially said they will start from scratch with a new plane, it has left me wondering how Boeing can respond to the A321XLR. The 737-10 offers almost the same seating capacity and is 2,8 tons lighter than the A321neo and slightly better fuel consumption. I am not sure what will...

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by Oykie
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80401

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

I cannot find it at Flightradar24. Do anyone know the flight number?

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by Oykie
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80401

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

It's now live with audio and video. https://livestream.com/accounts/3233120/events/8956746/player Thank you! This works, unlike the Boeing website that is unavailable. Trippel seven X :-D That's odd I'm watching on the Boeing Website Boeing site is up and running here also now. What a beautiful air...

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by Oykie
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777-9 first flight 25 January 2020
Replies: 970
Views: 80401

Re: Boeing 777-9 first flight 24 January 2020 (weather permitting)

https://livestream.com/accounts/3233120 ... 746/player


Thank you! This works, unlike the Boeing website that is unavailable. Triple seven X :-D
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JetBuddy wrote:
It's now live with audio and video.

https://livestream.com/accounts/3233120 ... 746/player


Thank you! This works, unlike the Boeing website that is unavailable. Triple seven X :-D

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by Oykie
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 151665

Re: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement

How about Boeing upgrading the 767 alongside the 737MAX and then take their time to replace both down the line?

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by Oykie
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"
Replies: 1642
Views: 155156

Re: Boeing CEO: NMA will "start with a clean sheet of paper again"

In the interview he says the new CEO says that the 737 MAX will stay on for a full generation. After all the scrutiny I’m sure it will be a super good airplane. But that statement together with starting the NMA from scratch have made me wonder if Boeing will continue with a 767 engine update slotted...

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by Oykie
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 188
Views: 273276

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

https://www.flightglobal.com/strategy/udvar-hazy-boeing-should-rename-damaged-737-max/136238.article Udvar Hazy asks Boeing to rename the 737 Max. From the article it says: “We’ve asked Boeing to get rid of that word Max,” Udvar-Hazy said at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers conference in Dubli...

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by Oykie
Sat Jan 18, 2020 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190461

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

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1437865#p21944881 Aviation week reports that the FAA certification needs tweaks, but not a complete overhaul. The 737MAX was used as a case study. https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/faa-certification-needs-tweaks-not-overhaul-special-commi...

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by Oykie
Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 188
Views: 273276

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

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Aviation week reports that the FAA certification needs tweaks, but not a complete overhaul. The 737MAX was used as a case study.


https://aviationweek.com/air-transport/ ... ittee-says

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by Oykie
Wed Jan 15, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR and Foreign Carriers
Replies: 61
Views: 7207

Re: EWR and Foreign Carriers

You’re right. The tie up with Continental was not with Star Alliance, but did SAS at some point own parts of Continental? They bought Jet Capital Corporation from Frank Lorenzo on the condition that he left the company in 1990.

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by Oykie
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EWR and Foreign Carriers
Replies: 61
Views: 7207

Re: EWR and Foreign Carriers

As most of you probably know. SAS used JFK until the tie up with Star alliance and Continental.Then SAS moved traffic to EWR. SAS operates from Terminal B at EWR and I’m not sure it’s an upgrade compared to terminal 1 at JFK. What I would like to know if how they compare? At terminal B there are har...

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by Oykie
Tue Jan 14, 2020 5:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AM Grows 787 Fleet
Replies: 32
Views: 5841

Re: AM Grows 787 Fleet

Interesting news. I wonder how many airlines will take mor 787 as compensation for 737MAX grounding? I’m sure AM will be able to utilize the bigger amount of Dreamliner’s

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by Oykie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Nordic Aviation - 2020
Replies: 731
Views: 108773

Re: Nordic Aviation - 2020

Wonder if the CEO of Arlanda has ever dreamt of a life where Greta doesn't exist.... :-) But is the drop only because of Greta? I mean things started to go south even before, I think the first contributing factor was the proposed tax. Didn't that force SK to move HKG to CPH? I think so too. I belie...

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by Oykie
Thu Dec 26, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 Interior Trim Panel Comes Off
Replies: 35
Views: 11450

Re: A350 Overhead Bin Collapses

I do not know what happened here, but in general I am a huge fan of the new A350 interior. It is so 22st century style. I have read that in the old days the bins, or shelves where more likely to fall down than newer interior.

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by Oykie
Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E2 Testing/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 166
Views: 32183

Re: Embraer E2 Testing/Production Thread - 2019

Someone83 wrote:
Now it just have to start to sell...


I was expecting WF to get some E2-175 after getting the E2-195. But it seems like their strategy with Embraer is limited?

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by Oykie
Wed Dec 11, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 738851

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Sounds like there is still a lot of wood to chop... https://www.cnbc.com/video/2019/12/11/faa-administrator-boeing-737-max-recertification-timeline-squawk-box.html The FAA is under international and national pressure to get this certification right. It seems like they are taking their time to get i...

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by Oykie
Sun Dec 08, 2019 10:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 151665

Re: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement

One point to bring up where Boeing could have an edge compared to an A321neo XLR is speed. At 4100NM flight times will exceed 10 hours. If the new Boeing flies as fast as the 787 it can fly longer legs within the 24 hour rotation. Between 4000Nmand 5000nm you’re close the 24 hour rotation. Just a Th...

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by Oykie
Sun Dec 08, 2019 11:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 151665

Re: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement

After Airbus success with the A321neo, it will be interesting to see how Boeing will respond. I for one believe that as soon as they have the 737MAX that Boeing will show it’s card. On a semi related note, I watched the movie Ford v Ferrari and I was thinking about the competition between Boeing 737...

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by Oykie
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 151665

Re: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement

Is there any way the 737-10 can be fitted with large enough tanks for A321XLR / 757-200 range? I have been asking myself the same question. The supply chain for the 737 cannot easily be replaced, and the ‘simplest’ way to take on the A321XLR would be to match range and MTOW. I have found out it is ...

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by Oykie
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement
Replies: 1049
Views: 151665

Re: Boeing NMA in doubt as customers push for all new 737MAX and 757 replacement

Is there any way the 737-10 can be fitted with large enough tanks for A321XLR / 757-200 range? I have been asking myself the same question. The supply chain for the 737 cannot easily be replaced, and the ‘simplest’ way to take on the A321XLR would be to match range and MTOW. I have found out it is ...

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by Oykie
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SAS in the market for a 120-150 seat aircraft
Replies: 127
Views: 16444

Re: SAS in the market for a 120-150 seat aircraft

Maybe have WF flying E2 for them? :-D I agree this seems like a A220 offering. If their A321LR is successful they can also use the A220LR trans Atlantic? ;-)

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by Oykie
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027
Replies: 481
Views: 85108

Re: United orders 50 A321 XLR, defers A350's to 2027

Congratulations to Airbus and United. With United’s current transatlantic flying with the 757 this plane seemed like a perfect replacement. I realize that this will be a 1-1 replacement, but I hope they will top up an order later. I for one miss United at OSL, and hope they come back one day. And th...

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