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by junlinwong94
Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 476
Views: 125004

Re: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread

fcogafa wrote:
Strato2 wrote:
Airbus stock hit ATH today.


What has Athens got to do with it?



Think it means "All Time High"

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by junlinwong94
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was the 737 Max a bridge too far?
Replies: 12
Views: 2415

Re: Was the 787 Max a bridge too far?

Boeing had no choice, they had to respond quickly to the growing A320neo orders else they risked losing major 737 customers to it

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by junlinwong94
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jewel Terminal at SIN
Replies: 51
Views: 7149

Re: New Jewel Terminal at SIN

Is the intention to have a stop in there, or does it just pass through? V/F It just passes through. Jewel is built over the existing tracks on what used to be an open-air car park between the control tower and Terminal 1. Yeap, the skytrain passes through inside Jewel but slows down when its passin...

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by junlinwong94
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Jewel Terminal at SIN
Replies: 51
Views: 7149

Re: New Jewel Terminal

What I want to know is how high the temperature in the Garden itself? Is it as hot as the outside air. Or is it slightly cooler? I went there 3 days ago for the preview, some parts of the mall are colder, esp the top most level with all the trees planted. I was shivering a bit as I was wearing berm...

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by junlinwong94
Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Saudia mulls new wide body order plus expansion plans.
Replies: 22
Views: 5279

Re: Saudia mulls new wide body order plus expansion plans.

lol personally I feel that the A350 is just probably used as a negotiation tactic for Saudia just to get discounts on the 787s

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by junlinwong94
Sat Mar 02, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways to order more aircraft at Paris Air Show
Replies: 69
Views: 13620

Re: Qatar Airways to order more aircraft at Paris Air Show

Maybe is to order more aircraft for their other investments in other airlines?
Eg: Air Ittaly

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by junlinwong94
Fri Jan 11, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL to order B787 or A330-800
Replies: 106
Views: 19881

Re: LEVEL to order B787 or A330-800

since they still have another 2 A330ceos on order, the most logical choice would be gong for the A338neo imo

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by junlinwong94
Tue Dec 25, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Aviation Photography
Topic: Recommendations for a Bridging Camera?
Replies: 1
Views: 2311

Recommendations for a Bridging Camera?

Hi guys, I'm new to airplane spotting and won't be a regular spotter. I've set my sights on a Bridging camera already but I do not know which are the best and was wondering what are some recommendations that you may all give but without having an expensive price tag. (please do post some shots of th...

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by junlinwong94
Mon Oct 15, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat not interested in NMA, thinks A321XLR by 2023, Bloomberg
Replies: 65
Views: 10614

Re: Air Transat not interested in NMA, thinks A321XLR by 2023, Bloomberg

Newbiepilot wrote:
Is there any way to tell an A321 NEO LR from a regular A321 NEO when coming out of the factory? The LR is just a 7,000lbs MTOW increase.


the racoon shade? Other than that I can't think of any other physical appearance that differentiates the normal and the LR version

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by junlinwong94
Fri Oct 12, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Transat not interested in NMA, thinks A321XLR by 2023, Bloomberg
Replies: 65
Views: 10614

Re: Air Transat not interested in NMA, thinks A321XLR by 2023, Bloomberg

I'm hoping Airbus might just extend the A321 fuselage just a few metres longer to accommodate maybe 10+ seats more? to lower the cost per seat

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by junlinwong94
Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS restructuring "deemed a failure"
Replies: 40
Views: 10692

Re: MAS restructuring "deemed a failure"

Antarius wrote:
janders wrote:
TG seems to want to operate one of each aircraft type ( for fun?)


I read somewhere about it in the past about why TG operates many different types of aircraft from Airbus and Boeing. It's all about the government relationships between the France, Germany and USA.

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by junlinwong94
Wed Jul 25, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to conduct study on the fifth FAL in Malaysia
Replies: 39
Views: 6087

Re: Airbus to conduct study on the fifth FAL in Malaysia

Pretty sure Airbus ain't gonna be building a training center there since they just recently opened one here in Singapore and named it as, Airbus Asia Training Center.
Even if they wanna build another training center in Asia, I doubt they would build one that is in close proximity from Singapore

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by junlinwong94
Tue Jul 24, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Flight Reviews: Is Sam Chui a reliable aviation vlogger and reviewer?
Replies: 49
Views: 12193

Flight Reviews: Is Sam Chui a reliable aviation vlogger and reviewer?

I don't know to be very honest, I'm caught between two groups of people one saying that he is just a walking advertisement for airlines whereas another says his reviews are good.

So I'm kinda confused right now. Is his vlogs reliable and truthful?

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by junlinwong94
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing looks to FedEx to expand NMA business case
Replies: 85
Views: 10050

Re: Boeing looks to FedEx to expand NMA business case

Can we like stick to the actual main topic of this thread instead of discussing about the international laws, some subscription cost or whatsoever??
I feel that theres like like 33% everything in here.

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by junlinwong94
Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines firms order for 10 787-9's plus 10 options
Replies: 53
Views: 11281

Re: Hawaiian Airlines firms order for 10 787-9's plus 10 options

But the market demand might have already change by the time they receive their 789s

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by junlinwong94
Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery
Replies: 56
Views: 14064

Re: Hi Fly unveil A380 Coral Reef livery

looks pretty good IMO just that the tail seems plain, looks just like a sticker that was just pasted onto the tail for-the-sake-of not having a white tail
and WE NEED MORE SPECIAL LIVERIES ON THE A380

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by junlinwong94
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 103042

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

juliuswong wrote:
Well, not sure if this is too early to call for, a.net myth that "Airbus has loads of orders saved for airshows" can be finally put to rest. The new sales team, thus far, works so much differently, compared to JL team.


Pardon my stupid question but what is the difference?

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by junlinwong94
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 103042

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

Starting a new airline with new aircraft may require huge financial commitment, wouldn't it be wiser to start with pre-loved aircraft? Since leasing a used A330 or B737NG is dirt cheap now. https://twitter.com/NigerAPC/status/1019563494486806530 ^one of their presentation photos depicts an A330ceo ...

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by junlinwong94
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 103042

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

It's telling that the aircraft in their tweet were the A330neo and the 737MAX. Were I starting up a carrier and was looking for aircraft for the best price, those would be the two I'd be expecting. I imagine Nigeria Air chose the A330neo due to available slots since they're starting operations in e...

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by junlinwong94
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 226
Views: 103042

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

Airbus has still a lot of talks going on with AirAsia, Indigo, LaudaMotion, Aeroflot, United etc etc.
But funny that Tony Fernandes aint gonna be in the FIA 2018 since he has been at the FIA for the 2016, 2014 edition, announcing orders too

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by junlinwong94
Mon Jul 16, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines announces order for 25 E-175 and 4 787-9's
Replies: 55
Views: 13493

Re: United Airlines announces order for 25 E-175 and 4 787-9's

Since UA has already announced that it was the UFO for the 4 787s, I don't think they'll be announcing or ordering any more 787s replacement aircrafts for their 767s during this airshow. Seems unlikely to announce the same aircraft type order at two different time within a week hence it concludes my...

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by junlinwong94
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: StarLux orders 17 A350s
Replies: 96
Views: 9439

Confirmed: Airbus signs MoU with Taiwan's Starlux Airlines

https://www.reuters.com/article/britain-airshow-starlux/airbus-near-deal-to-sell-a350s-to-taiwans-starlux-sources-idUSL8N1UB0Q2 thought they were leaning towards Boeing for widebodies but perhaps may be due to the A350-1000 world tour which took a stop at Taipei. Well anything could happen soo Anywa...

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by junlinwong94
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo
Replies: 164
Views: 30970

Re: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?

If the AirAsia Group orders more A330neos, more carriers around the region(Thai Airways, Malaysia Airlines, PAL etc etc) will consider the A330neo even more srsly for their future needs. Let's hope that Airbus understands the pricing that AirAsia wants

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by junlinwong94
Sat Jul 14, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo
Replies: 164
Views: 30970

Airbus' and AirAsia's Blockbuster Deal

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-07-14/airbus-is-said-near-blockbuster-23-billion-jet-sale-to-airasia Looks like the AirAsia Group is gonna be topping up another 100 A321neos + 34 A330neos for its total number order of aircrafts. Might be announced at Fanborough AirShow, keeping my finge...

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by junlinwong94
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways expected to order 23 aircraft soon.
Replies: 58
Views: 12729

Re: Thai Airways expected to order 23 aircraft soon.

MrHMSH wrote:
I've seen differing reports claiming that the 23 aircraft are all widebodies, but Reuters says that it's 13 widebodies and 10 narrowbodies for Thai Smile. .


Thought so too

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by junlinwong94
Thu Jul 12, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai Airways expected to order 23 aircraft soon.
Replies: 58
Views: 12729

Re: Thai Airways expected to order 23 aircraft soon.

As usual politics are involved in this order. *sighs* Hence the half Airbus and hald Boeing order. Personally the I would think they would order 10/11 A350s with a combination of 13/12 Boeing 787s(-8/-9) since the A350s are more expensive than the 787s. A330neo? Guessing a 15% chance of them orderin...

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by junlinwong94
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 158351

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Wow Airbus better buckle up to catch up with Boeing this year.
Dont think there will be another 400 A320 orders aircraft for them to log in this year in order to catch up with Boeing

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by junlinwong94
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways giving one of their 777s a beautiful makeover
Replies: 30
Views: 11190

Re: Qatar Airways giving one of their 777s a beautiful makeover

Qatar only stated that 'One of our Boeing 777' which probably already indicates that only one aircraft, which is the triple 7 is gonna get this special liver/makeover.

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by junlinwong94
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: AirAsia X orders 34 more A330neo
Replies: 164
Views: 30970

Re: Air Asia to order more Airbus aircraft?

Things are getting exciting between Airbus and AirAsia, hopefully AirAsia will just stick to the A330neo.
If AirAsia were to stick to the A330neo, Malaysia Airlines may even consider the A330neo more seriously and their neighbours, ThaiAirways may even order the A330neos.

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by junlinwong94
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 18021

Re: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/transport/airbus-left-waiting-for-expanded-airasia-a330neo-jet-deal-sources i guess it wont be from AirAsia X now WELL DONE AIRBUS WELL DONE A380 talks with BA fallen through, now A330neo talks with AirAsia X is about to fall through. wth is going on with Airbus this...

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by junlinwong94
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eric Schulz not the best candidate to replace John Leahy at Airbus?
Replies: 30
Views: 4538

Eric Schulz not the best candidate to replace John Leahy at Airbus?

Not gonna criticize Eric Schulz but it seems that he has been losing campaigns again and again to Boeing. The Hawaiian A330neos, the American Airlines A330neo vs Boeing787 campaign And now? https://www.businesstimes.com.sg/transport/airbus-left-waiting-for-expanded-airasia-a330neo-jet-deal-sources T...

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by junlinwong94
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 18021

Re: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

Maybe a top-up from a leasing company?

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by junlinwong94
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 18021

Re: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

Air Asia X boss has been tweeting that he wanted some more A330's; so it might be them. He just met them like 1 or 2 days ago, I don't think AirAsia X will just rush straight into it as Tony mentioned that the price, aircraft performances must be matching with each other then they might get more. S...

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by junlinwong94
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 158351

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... eo-449971/

update for June/July
20 widebodies for Airbus by an undisclosed customer
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https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... eo-449971/

update for June/July
20 widebodies for Airbus by an undisclosed customer

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by junlinwong94
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 18021

Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... eo-449971/

Finally the A330neo has received another top up in its back log.
Who may have ordered the A330neo tho?
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https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... eo-449971/

Finally the A330neo has received another top up in its back log.
Who may have ordered the A330neo tho?

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by junlinwong94
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Next A330 Neo orders....
Replies: 217
Views: 51851

Re: Next A330 Neo orders....

I guess Airbus are still trying their best to win over Malaysia Airlines for some A330neo orders

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