A320neo: -229 A321neo: +359 (total for a320 family: 130 new orders) According to the figures above, with 57 new orders for the A321neo and 73 for the A320neo, this means that there would have been 302 conversions from the A320neo to the A321neo in June (253 for AirAsia alone) Total A320NEO orders 3...Jump to post
And in the second half of the year the news will say... "Boeing dominates Airbus with world record aircraft deliveries" Boeing is still producing 737MAX aircraft at close to full production rate. When the grounding ends Boeing will need to hire extra pilots to deliver the hundreds of airc...Jump to post
Airbus monthly update
https://www.airbus.com/aircraft/market/ ... eries.html
145 new orders.
Speak for yourself. I'd love a seat on one of the first flights back in the air but the travel personalities and influencers will probably pack them out. Especially since the airline executives will be on them. I'm not the only one stating it https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-10/boein...Jump to post
So you’re hoping IAG never takes delivery of these aircraft? Given the seemingly endless issues this plane is riddled with, and more being discovered by the day, no, I hope they do not take delivery of these aircraft. It’s not endless issues and the plane isnt riddled. It one big issue that’s ongoi...Jump to post
(Use incognito to get past paywall)
America’s favorite form of cost-cutting finally comes home to roost.
https://edition.cnn.com/2019/06/26/politics/boeing-737-max-flaw/index.html Havent seen it posted before... it seems a New flaw discovered on Boeing 737 Max. "In simulator tests, government pilots discovered that a microprocessor failure could push the nose of the plane toward the ground. It is...Jump to post
Contrary to all here, I think Airbus' response is genius. They know the order is far from done and that at any time IAG can walk away from the 737MAX. They also know that if they provide a price that is lower than what IAG got from Boeing, IAG will try to and get Boeing to match Airbus' price. And ...Jump to post
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Bloomberg reports how Airbus and AA again is considering a deal for the A321XLR, which echoes 2011 when (and why) Boeing decided to launch the MAX.
The rest is history.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... for-boeing
ODwyerPW wrote:tropical wrote:Now Ralph Nader says the MAX "must never fly again"...
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... -fly-again
Uh-oh.... I see a book coming "Unsafe at Any Altitude"
It seems at this stage, it is all but confirmed Airbus will move on the A321XLR. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/extended-range-a321xlr-available-by-2024-airbus-458630/ Prospect launching customers are leaking A321XLR intentions everywhere in recent weeks: IAG: https://www.flightglobal.c...Jump to post
First time I absolutely agree with you. A bean counter in charge of an engineering company leads eventually to a disaster. if you look at yesterday's NYT report, they mention Max’s chief technical pilot as one of the figures in the center of a problem.... I'm 100% sure the Boeing engineers could bu...Jump to post
Polot wrote:Just want to point out David has nothing to do with JetBlue or WestJet anymore.
Air Asia might be the launch customer for A321XLR. With AK in line, can PR be far behind :?: I can see PAL converting up to a glut of their existing A321N later delivery order to the XLR version. :stretch: David Neeleman (JetBlue, WestJet, Azul, TAP, Moxy) seems to be eager to order as well. https:...Jump to post
Air Asia might be the launch customer for A321XLR.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airb ... SKCN1T11SG
Cebu Pacific could choose between the A330neo and B787 for up to 16 frames.
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cebu ... SKCN1T015G
I haven' read all the posts here so I don't know if anyone has linked this already about "Could US pilots have saved the 737 MAX8 ?"
A bunch of references from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_737_MAX_groundings#Certification_inquiry , since you blame ET302 pilots for "a large part of the accident" without even reading all the references already available in this thread and the previous related threads. https://www...Jump to post
So unless more orders are taken QR could end up with following fleet in 2025
Airbus A321neo/LR - 50
Airbus A350-9/1000 - 76
Boeing 777-8/9 - 60
Boeing 787-8/9 - 60
Total - 246
Looks like a good plan to me.
The Boeing 737-800 IS an older version of MAX!!!
Policies have consequences..... Exactly and how do you get a Trade imbalance down? Hollow threats. I don't care what teams in charge at the white house Trade imbalance is a issue that has some long term benefits and the US being on a 4 or 8 year plan, administrations don't want to tackle it. I appl...Jump to post
Flight Global writes that EK's fleet has actually decreased by 5 frames during last year up to the end of March. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/latest-emirates-fleet-plan-completely-omits-787-10s-458102/ 39 A380 and 6 B777-300ERs has been cancelled, but also 40 B787-10s omits from the fl...Jump to post
Bloomberg reports that IndiGo Budget Airline Prepares for Another 'Large' Airbus Order.
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... arge-order
Indigo's orderbook has just fallen below 400 units, so clearly they need to increase it.
caverunner17 wrote:StTim wrote:It will be a brave airline that orders the MAX at the moment.
Because of an issue that will be resolved well before any airframe that would be ordered would even be in pre-production?
Bamboo orders 50 A321neo https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-vietnam-bamboo-airways-idUKKCN1R91YN It doesn't sound like this deal is done quite yet. Another note is that right now Bamboo Airways has less than 10 aircrafts in operation. With this "order" they will have more then 100 in its ...Jump to post
But to make cockpit commonality between the A220's and A320's surely must be doable and something Airbus is thinking about, no? Seems to be impossible. Quite different philosophies. Different checklist handling. Boils down to a new airplane. You are probably right. I am an IT guy, believing you can...Jump to post
Looking at ghe current backlog, I think Airbus won't mind some customers "defecting" to A220-300/-500 over time. When your network requirements are 120-170 seats, you do not require serious cargo capability and / or longer flights it might work. No cockpit commonality though.. Imagine the...Jump to post
ren0312 wrote:What happens if the 737 Max fix fails to get the vote of confidence so it remains grounded until the Enterprise D is due to be commisioned, so that Boeing has to effectively replace the 737 with an entirely new aircraft?
Nothing personal but can we have one thread here that doesn’t have a “What about the other guy?” aspect? We can well discuss a Boeing order if it happens. In the meantime, it’s a great order. But to add a little rain, some A338/9’s would be nicer to see. I see no reason this question can't be asked...Jump to post
The deal announced in Paris will include both Neo -- for new engine option -- and so-called classic or CEO versions of the A319, A320 and A321, though the majority will be A320neos and A321neos
Now also reported by Flight Global
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... us-456886/
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... from-china
Airbus signed a deal on Monday to sell 300 aircraft to China Aviation Supplies Holding Company, including 290 A320 planes and 10 A350
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-fran ... SKCN1R622F
It's not like airlines can just tell Boeing, "what the hell we don't want the planes." There is such finite language in contracts - in addition to the roughly 20% down payment an airline would lose, in addition to fees and such, that it's laughable people think it's like turning in the ke...Jump to post
juliuswong wrote:Looks like Boeing will have another bad week for MAX, this order cancellation and Jet Airways impending collapse. 49 + 216 order in jeopardy.
Here’s more, https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/fbi-joining-criminal-investigation-into-certification-of-boeing-737-max/ Oh dear. Yeah. Like I've said before I wonder when and if the MAX is allowed to fly passengers again and how far this ball will roll. And now, depending on wh...Jump to post
OMG it's all coming out now! About complaints from US pilot unions over lack of training for flying the new planes. How many people have preached on here that US pilots had no issues flying these planes? The following article is a total embarrassment for all concerned: Take a look at this article i...Jump to post
It is dawning on me that there is a slim but non-zero possibility that the 737max may never be cleared to operate again - unless Boeing are allowed to do something no other aircraft has been under FAR25. The FAA might buy off on it, but really dunno how that will go down across the rest of the worl...Jump to post
MSNBC takes on the FAA & Trump Admin involvement on the latest Ethiopian Airlines B737MAX crash
https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/wat ... 6981571906
Soon it will be the MAX. Britain just joined.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/more-boe ... 0a001770bb
It's unfortunate that Airbus is not really willing to spend the money on a more effective Airbus 380. Personally I think they let it og too soon without really trying to hard to come op With a better Version. I think it's a petty also. But I suspect a "better version" would mean a 2-engin...Jump to post