Search found 4040 matches

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 81
by Flying-Tiger
Fri Jul 31, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 253
Views: 59846

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

Not new builds, but nonetheless an order: SEATTLE, July 23, 2020 — Responding to strong near and long-term express cargo demand, Aircraft Finance Germany (AFG) signed an agreement with Boeing [NYSE: BA] for two 737-800 Boeing Converted Freighters (BCF). Based on the popular Boeing Next-Generation 73...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Tue Jul 28, 2020 11:15 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: A330MRTT News, Orders, Production And Testing
Replies: 236
Views: 88030

Re: A330MRTT News, Orders, Production And Testing

It appears France has advanced its commitment for 12 A330MRTT to be delivered earlier and upped its order by another three frames to now 15 A330MRTT.

https://www.ainonline.com/aviation-news/defense/2020-07-28/first-five-rafales-depart-india-more-a330s-france

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: New FCAS Unveiled by Dassault for France, Germany & Spain
Replies: 81
Views: 26314

Re: New FCAS Unveiled by Dassault for France, Germany & Spain

Dassault is sending a clear message that it doesn’t want any further partners for FCAS. Not sure how that gels with the French and German Governments who may want to have additional funding sources. Dassault obviously doesn’t want to dilute their workshare but it will be interesting to see how that...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit AeroSystems in dire straits
Replies: 10
Views: 3604

Re: Spirit AeroSystems in dire straits

Let us suppose for a moment that Spirit were to go bust - ie Chapter 7, not just Chapter 11 Is there an alternative fuselage manufacturer for Boeing on the 737 Max ? Not in the USA I´m aware of. Bombardier Belfast would be an option, same Premium Aerotec Nordenham. Continuing to produce 737 fuselag...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ​Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747
Replies: 378
Views: 58855

Re: ​Internal tussle as Boeing weighs future of 747

What would Boeing do with the hangar space they build the 747 in? Is there any urgent need they'd have for that very hangar bay at Everett or would they still have some time to wait a bit? I wonder if there might be internal pressure to close the 747 asap for some reason? But 767, 777 and 787-lines...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed Jul 08, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to take maximum of 80 new aircraft thru 2023
Replies: 9
Views: 3346

Re: LH to take maximum of 80 new aircraft thru 2023

You're too cynical. Yes, forcecasts of demand can change with resulting changes in fleet plan, but capital spending is material information subject to SEC disclosure rules. U.S. carriers - and shares of foreign carriers traded on U.S. exchanges - can't deliberately misinform. No disagreement here, ...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to take maximum of 80 new aircraft thru 2023
Replies: 9
Views: 3346

Re: LH to take maximum of 80 new aircraft thru 2023

I would be very careful to believe any fleet number circulated, released, mentioned or whatever by any airline, regardless if it is Lufthansa, Delta, China Eastern, Ryanair or else. A lot of this is communication towards the public, OEMs and staff, giving the message "look, we´re doing things a...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri Jun 26, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package
Replies: 502
Views: 62098

Re: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package

https://www.aerotelegraph.com/en/boeing-airbus-lufthansa-wont-cancel-existing-orders Just as a side note. LH won’t be cancelling any orders. I’m not surprised there, this capital injection has secured their future. It’s nice to see them have some stability after a rough couple of months. And it wil...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package
Replies: 502
Views: 62098

Re: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package

What could be the workforce adjustments needed to drive costs down at LH despite this cash injection? Simply starting with not filling vacancies if not absolutely needed. Lufthansa has around 138,000 employees, if you assume 2.5% retirement and another 2.5% fluctuation you´re looking at around 6,00...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package
Replies: 502
Views: 62098

Re: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package

It's not bold, it's actually conservative. It is nonsense, and not much else. You assume costs to stay level whilst at the same time a no-income scenario in your calculation. Which is a ridiculous assumption. Cost are being cut drastically in all quarters, whilst revenue is coming in again. It´s ce...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:32 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Germany cancels P-3C modernisation; looking for replacement
Replies: 89
Views: 5017

Re: Germany cancels P-3C modernisation; looking for replacement

Yes, they have. As posted earlier, the P-3 has been used as part of EU and NATO missions in the Mediterranean and Indian Ocean and also regularly partakes in NATO excercises. This then is why I see Germany will chose the P-8 as the interim vs the smaller turboprop. And assuming budget will be avail...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Tue Jun 09, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus wants governments to finance a scrappage scheme
Replies: 53
Views: 8057

Re: Airbus wants governments to finance a scrappage scheme

As same is true for Airbus, why would they have an interest to have only their planes removed? Airbus makes very little money from 20+ year old A320's. It's water under the bridge. They are just clogging up the market for narrowbody aircraft, hogging demand that would otherwise be provided by Airbu...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Tue Jun 09, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus threatens to sue airlines
Replies: 104
Views: 20239

Re: Airbus threatens to sue airlines

The case regarding VDA's Boeing order is the exact opposite of Airbus threatening to sue their customers as it was the airline who sued Boeing, VDA tried to get away with its mistake by suing and making what could be a quiet affair public, and still lost it in the end. No, it isn´t rreally. It was ...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon Jun 08, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus wants governments to finance a scrappage scheme
Replies: 53
Views: 8057

Re: Airbus wants governments to finance a scrappage scheme

There was a Lufthansa press conference recently, where CEO Spohr also siad, that such a program would be really nice and new planes would safe so much CO2. Guess the whole airline industry would love to see sth like that. Government sponsored fleet renewals? Who wouldn’t sign up for that... If attr...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu May 28, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package
Replies: 502
Views: 62098

Re: Lufthansa: 10B EUR bailout - Update

Sounds a bit like some horror drama? Is there any source for this claim? Yes. https://www.handelsblatt.com/unternehmen/handel-konsumgueter/luftfahrt-warum-die-rettung-der-lufthansa-ins-stocken-geraet/25868350.html?ticket=ST-4369167-zkYelhqkx1veQjhR0evM-ap3 Frankfurt, Berlin Es ist ein Poker mit ung...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu May 28, 2020 12:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package
Replies: 502
Views: 62098

Re: Lufthansa: 10B EUR bailout - Update

The EU should definitely attach strings to this enormous government support. Breaking up LH-group might be appropriate. LX and OS together and with their governments support can go their own way. That way LH and Germany get a very clear message that they aren’t exempt from EU regulations. Many peop...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed May 27, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package
Replies: 502
Views: 62098

Re: Lufthansa: 10B EUR bailout - Update

What strings were attached to AFKL´s 7+ bn EUR package? Air France & KLM & Transavia claim a market share of 77% for domestic flying in France, Lufthansa claims a market share of 80% for is home markets Germany, Austria and Switzerland. That´s a negligable difference in market shares and wo...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed May 27, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.
Replies: 355
Views: 16647

Re: Development paths for new scope compliant aircraft.

Because of the scope rules outlined in the pilot’s contract, it’s safe to say that we will see more airline experiments such as the Jazz CRJ-705 or the UA CRJ-550. The unions will not budge on scope. It’s probably better to acquire more CRJ 700’s and convert them to 550’s while removing the outdate...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed May 27, 2020 7:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package
Replies: 502
Views: 62098

Re: Lufthansa: 10B EUR bailout - Update

The EU should definitely attach strings to this enormous government support. Breaking up LH-group might be appropriate. LX and OS together and with their governments support can go their own way. That way LH and Germany get a very clear message that they aren’t exempt from EU regulations. Many peop...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Tue May 26, 2020 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH Group fleet groundings, Germanwings closure
Replies: 356
Views: 65695

Re: LH Group fleet groundings, Germanwings closure

viennafly wrote: Today 2 A346s AIHU and AIHV ferried to Teurel, leaving AIHB the only A346 not stored there yet. She is getting heavy maintenance at MNL until June. Tomorrow A320s AIPL, -PT, -QA and -QH will follow to LETL. https://sites.google.com/site/lhgroupfleet/lufthansa Are all these planes l...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed May 20, 2020 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Majority of LH Shareholders are Voting for Rescue Package
Replies: 502
Views: 62098

Re: Lufthansa: 10B EUR bailout - Update

They seem to want unconditional money for free ASAP. Otherwise they threaten to file for something similar like chapter 11. So much drama. The government is ready to help but demanding shares, some right to veto, two board seats and interest rates on the credit part of things. That sounds okay to m...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri May 08, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia to enter voluntary administration
Replies: 314
Views: 52280

Re: Virgin Australia to enter voluntary administration

If we subtract $412 million from 1.52 billion, in theory there is a spread of AUD$1,108 billion between SIA's valuation of the airline and the actual losses the airline reported. This could raise some questions about what was known about the financial affairs of Virgin Australia at the 31 December ...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri May 08, 2020 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 253
Views: 59846

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

9 new orders by Avolon on 01-Apr-2020: 8x A320 Neo and 1x A321 Neo. Not bad for Airbus in this bad times. Thus they cancel 75 MAX citing "the most challenging period in the history of commercial aviation." and the disruption of COVID-19 but order 9 A32XNEO? It's a strange world. As this i...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon May 04, 2020 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer hopes E175-E2 jet efficiency helps modify scope clauses
Replies: 434
Views: 36517

Re: Embraer hopes E175-E2 jet efficiency helps modify scope clauses

May accountants never get operational control of flight. We´re absolutely happy since centuries to have cars, trucks, busses and trains run by one "pilot" without an engineer on board. Any mind you, a bus in the city or even an overland coach seats between 50 and 150 people, more than wha...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer hopes E175-E2 jet efficiency helps modify scope clauses
Replies: 434
Views: 36517

Re: Embraer hopes E175-E2 jet efficiency helps modify scope clauses

that might well be ok for outside the USA bot were one to crash with fatalities in the USA? The loss of life would not start to compare with the lawsuits. were the airplanes to have a drone copilot? someone NOT on the airplane who could also fly in an emergency? That might also work . But? At what ...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1158
Views: 116781

Re: Australian Aviation Thread - April 2020

With VA probably needing an extra $1.0 billion (new debt / equity by a super fund) to ensure its liquidity (or recapitalise the airline) a total bid could come in the region of $3.2-3.7 billion. If we throw in a good will component, a bid could come in higher than $4.0 billion. If we do see a bid t...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing announces wider Q1 loss, cuts 787/777 production and workforce
Replies: 38
Views: 5787

Re: Boeing announces wider Q1 loss, cuts 787/777 production and workforce

For a comparison, Airbus burned through almost the same amount of cash in the same quarter. Considering Boeing's bigger size, and the Max crisis, the impact looks to be less severe for Boeing than for Airbus. I have to disagree. Airbus´ A320 production is still in full swing with all costs for supp...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed Apr 29, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa 10+ Billion EUR package: bailout or megasubsidy?
Replies: 195
Views: 20526

Re: Lufthansa 10+ Billion EUR package: bailout or megasubsidy?

The fact that anyone needs a government backed loan says they can either not access the credit market or the loans are beneficial. Governments are not banks and do not normally back loans. To be clear, I agree with the government underwriting the risk where its warranted. But to say a government ba...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed Apr 29, 2020 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO: "“We’re bleeding cash; may threaten existence of company"
Replies: 190
Views: 31217

Re: Airbus CEO: "“We’re bleeding cash; may threaten existence of company"

And suddenly all those new planes burn a lot of money. A 15 year old fully paid for 737NG costs not much more than parking, a new A320NEO is burning cash like crazy. Too easy to say. If both have been purchased outright from a cash-flow point of view both have "burned" a lot of money as t...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO: "“We’re bleeding cash; may threaten existence of company"
Replies: 190
Views: 31217

Re: Airbus CEO: "“We’re bleeding cash at an unprecedented speed, which may threaten the very existence of our company,”

My initial reaction was surprise that Faury had not cut deeper immediately. Simply put: it takes time. These cuts were the initial "easy" cuts and maybe possible within existing contracts. E.G "25% variation possible" or "usage of work hour accounts", "useage of h...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon Apr 27, 2020 9:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Australia to enter voluntary administration
Replies: 314
Views: 52280

Re: Virgin Australia to enter voluntary administration

Without pouring too much cold water into this dicussion: where is actually the business case to continue Virgin Australia? Anyone who would be interested to buy into the carrier has a requirement to see the money being recouped with interest = the carrier being profitable. Is there actually a realis...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO: "“We’re bleeding cash; may threaten existence of company"
Replies: 190
Views: 31217

Re: Airbus CEO: "“We’re bleeding cash; may threaten existence of company"

In the end nobody forced Airbus to aim for nearly 70 frames a months, they could have stayed at 30 or 40. They decided to grow, they must accept the risks. Thousands of small business will go bust, but big co-operations are too big to fail. It is just sad. Just ignoring that mentioned big-cooperati...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing is sued for $336 million over canceled 737 MAX order
Replies: 57
Views: 9911

Re: Boeing is sued for $336 million over canceled 737 MAX order

True, but what's possible is entirely dependent on the bankruptcy laws in the country where the airline is registered, and may differ significantly. In any case, the PROBABILITY of having to pay the full amount in compensation according to Contract decreases if the Customer goes bankrupt. Given the...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Fri Apr 24, 2020 7:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing is sued for $336 million over canceled 737 MAX order
Replies: 57
Views: 9911

Re: Boeing is sued for $336 million over canceled 737 MAX order

True, but what's possible is entirely dependent on the bankruptcy laws in the country where the airline is registered, and may differ significantly. In any case, the PROBABILITY of having to pay the full amount in compensation according to Contract decreases if the Customer goes bankrupt. Given the...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:21 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020
Replies: 1896
Views: 66536

Re: Coronavirus Non Aviation Thread - April 2020

F*ck getting an illness that will put me in a hospital on a ventilator that will leave me thousands of dollars in a hole even with insurance. No one in the U.S. Can afford getting this virus either. It's cheaper to lose your job than to have to pay for being hospitalized. Interesting view. It sugge...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Novel Coronavirus outbreak
Replies: 4092
Views: 162993

Re: Is Total Lock Down The Answer To Killing Corona Virus?

That's called preparation, so that what's occurring in Europe doesn't happen in the US. It appears we have been preparing very well considering we have a 1.+ death rate, whereas in Europe is 6 or 7 times that. Germany 62,435 cases 541 deaths // 0.8% USA 143,055 cases >1,700 death // 1.2% For a coun...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Accelerating aircraft retirements
Replies: 83
Views: 18137

Re: Accelerating aircraft retirements

Don't think SQ will go for the NEO as TR already have much NEO order and even not dumb the MAX. Several airlines has not Dumb the MAX yet as Airbus now struggles to build new NEO's as well. See this. https://www.seattletimes.com/business/a ... st-enough/ This was certainly correct until a few weeks...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Accelerating aircraft retirements
Replies: 83
Views: 18137

Re: Accelerating aircraft retirements

Other suggestion is that SilkAir (Singapore) has only fewer A320s in service and I expect they will retire all of them anytime soon. I think the whole fleet planning at SQ and others is being reset at the moment, and we will see some major changes which were never intended but are now executed as t...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336770

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

CH-Aviation has a brief article about Delta: “We are currently burning roughly USD50 million in cash each day,” Bastian said in a memo to employees, Reuters reported. “Given the underlying damage the virus has created to the overall economy, demand recovery will take an extended period once the viru...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Financial Discussion 2020
Replies: 107
Views: 11187

Re: Airbus Financial Discussion 2020

The aircraft manufacturer has taken measures to boost liquidity to €30 billion ($32 billion), excluding non-pooled cash, and is not asking European governments for help. The company now has access to a new €15 billion credit facility that increases available liquidity from the €25 billion as of the...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Mar 19, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336770

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Grounded LH fleet at FRA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kmrQIMxb3QE Sorry if this has been posted before but I don't read the whole thread. Feel free to remove if it's the case. Lufthansa is now at 95% grounded fleet. Remaining long-hauls operate out of Frankfurt only. The freighter fleet is oper...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336770

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Are airlines showing their hands as to what their most profitable routes are by which ones they've chosen not to cancel? No. The ones still operating are a) the one still being allowed to be operated b) are the ones which continue to offer greatest connectivity to due to the miniscule number of dir...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II
Replies: 1993
Views: 336770

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020 - Part II

Coronavirus Could Bankrupt Most Airlines by End of May, Consultant Warns By Anurag Kotoky March 16, 2020, 1:18 AM CDT https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-16/virus-to-bankrupt-most-airlines-by-end-of-may-consultant-says?cmpid=socialflow-facebook-business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organ...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Tue Mar 10, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, March 2020
Replies: 463
Views: 73400

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

Something conspicuously missing from the CVR excerpts in the ET interim report is ANY mention of ANY checklist or even discussion of the problem. Forget about the runaway stabilizer NNC that the AD specified but no checklist for any problem. The discussion/action to cutout the stab trim switches ju...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Mar 05, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of former Flybe planes after collapse
Replies: 45
Views: 11079

Re: Status of former Flybe planes after collapse

The lessor to park them. In the current environment it is very unlikely that any airline will take additional capacity into its fleet. Rather reverse: they will try to do their utmost to shrink fleets to expected mid- and long-term demands. Will be a tough year for wet-lease operators. What do you ...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Mar 05, 2020 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Status of former Flybe planes after collapse
Replies: 45
Views: 11079

Re: Status of former Flybe planes after collapse

The lessor to park them. In the current environment it is very unlikely that any airline will take additional capacity into its fleet. Rather reverse: they will try to do their utmost to shrink fleets to expected mid- and long-term demands.

Will be a tough year for wet-lease operators.

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Who will replace Flybe?
Replies: 33
Views: 4561

Re: Who will replace Flybe?

As Flybe has collapsed, a major part of the UK aviation sector has been lost, so who will take over? Loganair? Ryanair? British Airways? A new Virgin Connect? Noone, certainly not to full extend. Cherry picking of some routes - yes. Complete network - no. And The likelyhood of a new investor steppi...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Regionals next business model
Replies: 45
Views: 5250

Re: Regionals next business model

It´s either: a) contract flying in one form or the other for the mainline players b) specialized, regional (or better local) operator working in specific markets unsubsidized c) or subsidized flying such as EAS I don´t think that we´ll see another Independence Air anytime soon, and I think the large...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 Sales Campaigns Discussion Thread - 2020
Replies: 69
Views: 12923

Re: Airbus A220 Sales Campaigns Discussion Thread - 2020

Here we go with one lessor placement: GTLK Europe leases three Airbus A220-300s to start-up African airline Nigeria’s Green Africa Airways is to launch operations this year with aircraft leased from the Irish division of Russia’s State Transport Leasing Corporation http://www.rusaviainsider.com/gtlk...

Jump to post
by Flying-Tiger
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 253
Views: 59846

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

No single order for Boeing in Jannuary, a first since the 1960ies, according to this article (german) in Austria’s derstandard.at: https://www.derstandard.at/story/2000114451936/im-jaenner-erstmals-seit-1962keine-auftraege-fuer-boeing Not even a widebody order in for them. Boeing bid are suffering ...

Jump to post
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 81