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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020
Replies: 252
Views: 49050

Re: Lufthansa Group Fleet Thread - 2020

Nice to see a LH a343 (D-AIGZ) fly overhead just now departing YYZ

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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Aug 20, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 28820

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

Anyone here have any insight into when the next wave of cancellations from EI will come for North America? Currently booked (on a rescheduled Easter flight!!) YYZ - DUB. Current YYZ cancelations are only to 9/21 (friend was flying week before me and got her cancelation a couple of weeks back!), and ...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Sat Aug 15, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 281
Views: 68081

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

olle wrote:
Is Norwegian registered as canceled yet?


Listed in June's ASC606 numbers IIRC, so not fully cancelled yet!

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 220
Views: 320435

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

Nothing new, but a nice little summary of where things stand with overseas regulators re RTS. Outside of delays due to Covid, concerns being expressed by Transport Canada (stick shaker) and EASA (3rd AOA Sensor and software to remedy), but unlikely to be reasons to delay RTS. And silence from China,...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 281
Views: 68081

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-boein ... KKCN25721K
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Boeing July numbers out.

43 firm MAX cancellations,
9 ASC606 Adjustments
0 New Orders

https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-boein ... KKCN25721K

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Aug 11, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 259767

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

18 flights over a 4 day period brought Covid passengers to Canada from various international origins. https://toronto.ctvnews.ca/passengers-with-covid-19-keep-arriving-in-canada-on-international-flights-1.5058347 This is infuriating especially when you have the likes of Air Canada calling for an eas...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 8/20: Angst in August
Replies: 246
Views: 28820

Re: Irish 8/20: Angst in August

Number of countries removed from Green List Cyprus, Gibraltar, Monaco, San Marino & Malta are gone from the Green List. http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/phase-4-ireland-pubs-will-not-reopen-until-august-31-number-of-countries-removed-from-green-list-39422371.html This is complete and utter ...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Aug 04, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 681
Views: 106189

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

As someone else mention upthread, i thought EASA wanted a third AOA sensor? Has this been resolved with the FAA? Can anyone more knowledgeable opine? Not sure why we'd expect resolution now. My understanding was EASA said it wanted a 3rd AoA sensor before MAX-10 was certified. Since MAX-10 is not n...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020
Replies: 681
Views: 106189

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q3 2020

EASE certification flights still to be completed, with none currently scheduled due to Covid19 complications, per Bloomberg. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-08-04/boeing-max-s-europe-flight-test-still-on-hold-as-faa-moves-ahead What implications, if any, does this have for the FAA AD ou...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Aug 04, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 220
Views: 320435

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... oves-ahead
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MAX EASA recertification flights still have to happen, and have not been scheduled yet due to Covid19 complications, per Bloomberg

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... oves-ahead

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by ShamrockBoi330
Sat Aug 01, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada reports 2Q20 loss of C$1.75 Billion
Replies: 12
Views: 3200

Re: Air Canada reports 2Q20 loss of C$1.75 Billion

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/air-canada-loss-travel-restrictions_ca_5f24ab0dc5b656e9b09ba3ce Air Canada CEO Demands Feds Loosen Travel Restrictions Amid $1.75 Billion Loss AC and Ryanair need to be slapped down - hard. Air carriers don't get to make public health decisions for a nation. I co...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of IAG post-pandemic
Replies: 55
Views: 6717

Re: Future of IAG post-pandemic

any word if IAGs 737Max LOI still intact or do we expect this to now lapse now and expire?

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33596

Re: Irish 7/20

Looks like Aer Lingus have announced the next batch of destinations coming back online. Lyon, Nice, Paris, Rome, Venice and Verona. Discounted fares on sale now to 27 July for travel through to 31 October. If France and Italy are re-starting, perhaps it's a clue to the green list. Who knows! Still ...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33596

Re: Irish 7/20

Anyone hear any info of when or if EI are restarting YYZ anytime soon? I

'm hearing third hand 3 times weekly (similar to AC) is restarting soon but havent seen anything official.

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by ShamrockBoi330
Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LEVEL France to cease flying
Replies: 16
Views: 4272

Re: LEVEL France to cease flying

how many aircraft were based in ORY (I know its a small number, but how small!) and what will happen to these planes, they are brand new so could they be headed to EI or IB to replace older aircraft there? Although EI have ben moving away from the a332s!

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Jul 07, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33596

Re: Irish 7/20

Aer Lingus is expected to begin PPE flights to Seoul ICN later this week, initially once daily. Hadn't seen it previously reported so apologies if it has been. Somewhat unrelated but the sad passing of composer Ennio Morricone has brought back memories of the classic 'You're Home' advert by Aer Lin...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 7/20
Replies: 347
Views: 33596

Re: Irish 7/20

No matter ones view on travel at the moment, it is heartening to see increased activity at Irish airports! I do hope that all those involved return to some normality soon! God speed! Indeed... it was heartening watching AC take off from YYZ last night to DUB, gave me hope I *might* get home to visi...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 259767

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/travel ... -1.5632625
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Canada extending border closure to international visitors and non-essential travel to July 31. Quarantine orders also extended for anyone returning to Canada until August 31. Previous order was due to expire tonight.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/travel ... -1.5632625

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 36827

Re: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...

As we wait patiently for the Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade to release its list of "green countries", the coming week will see a significant number of routes resume, notably: - ORK-CDG (AF/A5) - DUB-YYZ (AC) - DUB-BCM, DUB-OTP and DUB-CLJ (0B) - DUB-LHR (BA) - DUB-VIE (OE) - DUB-LIS (...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Jun 30, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of IAG post-pandemic
Replies: 55
Views: 6717

Re: Future of IAG post-plandemic

As others have mentioned, there is likely to be some movement of the fleet between OpCos, especially the narrowbodies. I think BA, EI and IB will have similar networks, but lower frequencies overall. Perhaps they will have more seasonal routes - for this summer BA LGW seems to be transplanted to LH...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s
Replies: 126
Views: 23827

Re: Norwegian Air Cancels Orders For 92 737 MAXs and 5 787s

How many MAX or 787 are scurrently itting in their colours waiting for delivery?

I see previous comments said 5x 787 will be NTU, and ideas current MAX numbers already built?

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by ShamrockBoi330
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...
Replies: 281
Views: 36827

Re: Irish 6/20: The behemoth reawakens ...

As we wait patiently for the Dept. of Foreign Affairs and Trade to release its list of "green countries", the coming week will see a significant number of routes resume, notably: - ORK-CDG (AF/A5) - DUB-YYZ (AC) - DUB-BCM, DUB-OTP and DUB-CLJ (0B) - DUB-LHR (BA) - DUB-VIE (OE) - DUB-LIS (...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread
Replies: 721
Views: 123106

Re: The WestJet Thread

Today WestJet resumes operations outside of Canada with flights to LAX & ATL. On Sunday, flights resume to LAS. I'm surprised they didn't push these back with the government announcing the border closure extension. Perhaps I'm wrong, but I see WS as Canada's leisure airline with most of their b...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 259767

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

US Canada border to remain closed to non-essential travel for at least a further month, to July 21 for now. https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/canada-u-s-border-to-remain-closed-to-non-essential-travel-for-another-month-1.4986310 https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/border-covid-extension-july-1....

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by ShamrockBoi330
Wed Jun 17, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The WestJet Thread
Replies: 721
Views: 123106

Re: The WestJet Thread

So I assume the US flights are no longer resuming due to continued ban on non-essential travel with the US? Or would they be happy to resume flying again with assumed low LFs but potentially cargo which is not affected? https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/coronavirus/canada-u-s-border-to-remain-closed-to-...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue Jun 09, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 281
Views: 68081

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

9 new orders for BA in May, 14 more MAX cancellations, 80 added to the ASC adjustment as questionable. 4 deliveries, but no passenger aircraft deliveries in May. When was the last time that happened for BA? https://ca.reuters.com/article/businessNews/idCAKBN23G277 https://www.seattletimes.com/busine...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Wed May 20, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Network & Fleet discussion 2020
Replies: 1498
Views: 8640

Re: Rumour: Emirates to decommission 40% of A380 fleet

EK looking to cancel 5 of last 8 a380s at a penalty of up to $70m per plane. https://seekingalpha.com/news/3576434-emirates-in-talks-to-cancel-five-airbus-a380-orders-bloomberg In German https://www.aerotelegraph.com/emirates-will-letzte-fuenf-airbus-a380-nicht-mehr Same stuff as in #146, with an a...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Mon May 18, 2020 8:47 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Opinion on cruise sailings
Replies: 7
Views: 855

Re: Opinion on cruise sailings

Hmmmm how long before this gets deleted from an aviation forum? Anyway, US passengers only maybe, to US ports only, maybe. Doubtful any other ports will be open except US ports. no Caribbean Island will be opening its ports, I have friends in Cayman and they're expecting borders to be closed till 20...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Mon May 18, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 259767

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

Air Tahiti Nui didnt hold the record for long. French bee sets a new record for the longest flight, PPT ORY May 14th 16,129km 16hrs 49m A350-900, registration F-HREY https://worldairlinenews.com/2020/05/16/french-bee-sets-a-new-record-for-the-longest-flight/ (In French) https://www.lnc.nc/breve/fren...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue May 12, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...
Replies: 250
Views: 30040

Re: Irish 5/20: April dragged, but May flies ...

Coronavirus: Ryanair plots July return with 40% of flights and masks required Ryanair plans to restore 40% of its flight schedule from July, with all crew and passengers required to wear face masks and pass temperature checks. The budget airline said it hopes to have nearly 1,000 flights per day, w...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue May 12, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair back to all Boeing, cancelling leases for Airbus A320s.
Replies: 45
Views: 10742

Re: Ryanair back to all Boeing, cancelling leases for Airbus A320s.

With the downturn, MOL realizes he has too many planes already, or online coming, needs to cut something.... and not being one to miss an opportunity, is taking the time to swipe at Airbus! As others have said, reducing fleet size and getting rid of the smaller fleet type is the obvious choice here,...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue May 12, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 deliveries
Replies: 35
Views: 7835

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 deliveries

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/b ... s-deepens/
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Boeing April deliveries

4x 787, 1x 77F, 1x 737-P8

https://www.seattletimes.com/business/b ... s-deepens/

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by ShamrockBoi330
Tue May 12, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 281
Views: 68081

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

For April, No orders 108 MAX cancellations (GECAS 69, China DevelopmentBank Financing 29, Unidentified 10) Plus a further 99 accounting adjustments for questionable deliveries https://www.seattletimes.com/business/boeing-aerospace/boeing-has-lost-more-than-500-orders-this-year-as-aviations-coronavir...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Sun Apr 26, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair Threatens EU Over State Aid to Airlines
Replies: 342
Views: 30254

Re: Ryanair Threatens EU Over State Aid to Airlines

He should ask the Irish government for support if needed, that’s where his company is located. And Austrian Airlines? Or are you deliberately and intentionally missing the the point of the OP? Per wiki; Austrian Airlines AG, sometimes shortened to Austrian, is the flag carrier of Austria and a subs...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Apr 23, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing is sued for $336 million over canceled 737 MAX order
Replies: 57
Views: 9936

Re: ALAFCO Sues Boeing Over Max

Good morning, Seems like ALAFCO is suing Boeing for $336 million for supposedly breaching contract after the plane manufacturer failed to return the downpayment for the MAX order that is now cancelled. Seems like the Kuwaiti leasing company cancelled the whole deal after Boeing failed to deliver 9 ...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 281
Views: 68081

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

ALAFCO are suing BA for cancelled 40 x MAX order, article says orser was cancelled March 6th, have these numbers been reported anywhere previously? Could these be the unidentified cancellation in March's numbers? ALAFCO said it canceled its order on March 6 after Boeing failed to deliver nine aircra...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread
Replies: 508
Views: 259767

Re: COVID-19 News and Reference Thread

https://wibqam.com/2020/04/20/exclusive ... s-deepens/
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Airbus reported selling 6 undelivered Air Asia Neos, 4 x 320Neo and 2 321Neo.

https://wibqam.com/2020/04/20/exclusive ... s-deepens/

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by ShamrockBoi330
Mon Apr 20, 2020 4:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 281
Views: 68081

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boei ... SKBN222033

https://invst.ly/qh-lv
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China's CDB cancels 29 MAX, keeps 70, converts all MAX10s to MAX 8s, deliveries pushed out.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boei ... SKBN222033

https://invst.ly/qh-lv

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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Apr 16, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet, Bail it or bin it?
Replies: 117
Views: 24874

Re: EasyJet, Bail it or bin it?

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/easyj ... 2020-04-16
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Interesting article as to why the Airbus order wont, or can't, be dropped - it'll be too expensive to walk away!

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/easyj ... 2020-04-16

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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57868

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

A question for the more knowledgeable here; The sizable inventory built up by BA and now sitting idle, can airlines refuse to take these planes that have been mothballed >1 yr and will need a yet to be known amount of rework, and then insist on new builds to fulfill orders, or does this not matter a...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: CX to walk away from 777X order
Replies: 225
Views: 41572

Re: Rumor: CX to walk away from 777X order

xwb565 wrote:
Perhaps smartplane can guess the answer for this- what would allow CX to walk away from the 777x? the delays? or a not so firm launch customer contract?


Force majeure clause?

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by ShamrockBoi330
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unusual route - shanghai -> Gran Canaria
Replies: 5
Views: 2449

Re: Unusual route - shanghai -> Gran Canaria

Medical supplies for the island?

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by ShamrockBoi330
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders
Replies: 281
Views: 68081

Re: Airbus and Boeing 2020 Orders

When will Airbus (if ever) remove those Iran Air orders from its order book? Any guess? Are those contracts still officially in place, or have they been cancelled? Afterall, Trump is not going to be in power forever, so hopefully these can still get delivered at some point, they are desperately nee...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Fri Apr 10, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 398
Views: 71891

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

Rossiya747 wrote:
are they going to actually confirm the LOI or are they going to use this for lower prices on the A320 neo


Hopefully the latter.... I for one don't particularly want to be seeing a MAX in EI livery.

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by ShamrockBoi330
Thu Apr 09, 2020 5:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet, Bail it or bin it?
Replies: 117
Views: 24874

Re: EasyJet, Bail it or bin it?

LONDON (Reuters) - British airline easyJet (EZJ.L) on Thursday said it would defer the delivery of 24 Airbus (AIR.PA) jets and hold a shareholder meeting after the airline’s founder Stelios Haji-Ioannou stepped up a disagreement over the airline’s expansion plans. The airline said it would defer th...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Wed Apr 08, 2020 4:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020
Replies: 220
Views: 320435

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding News and Reference Thread 2020

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/boeing-m ... 47810.html
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2 new software issues, currently making updated, not expected to be big issue or effect RTS.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/boeing-m ... 47810.html

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by ShamrockBoi330
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion
Replies: 373
Views: 66490

Re: IAG to buy Air Europa for €1 billion

Given the current crisis and airlines scrambling to save themselves, what chance that this deal still goes ahead in its current form? I don’t think the deal goes ahead, at least not in its current form. UX isn’t worth at much after corona as it was before (no airline is). So if the deal goes ahead ...

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by ShamrockBoi330
Sat Apr 04, 2020 5:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, Q2 2020
Replies: 607
Views: 57868

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

The vast majority, if not all remaining MAX customers, have executed at least one new contract incorporating compensation. Cancelling and getting back cash any time soon, won't be an option (many airlines use pre-delivery finance, so the financiers are the ones in line to receive deposit refunds). ...

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