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by Rifitto
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350F on the cards soon?
Replies: 10
Views: 2341

Re: A350F on the cards soon?

The low demand for purpose-built freighter doesn't justify the launch of the A350F ,unless it will bring a special capability that the B748F ,B77F ,B763F don't do, (i doubt it will do) the A350 is already expensive to build ,add the cost of development and certification , airbus gonna end up with a ...

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by Rifitto
Wed Jun 26, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inference: BA may acquire 6 x A380 ex-LH
Replies: 56
Views: 17570

Re: Inference: BA may acquire 6 x A380 ex-LH

"right price " and "the cost of refurbishment"
looks like a recycled old story

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by Rifitto
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet and the xlr
Replies: 30
Views: 3712

Re: EasyJet and the xlr

8 hours flight in a 29" seat pitch ? No thanks

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by Rifitto
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24705

Re: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1425571 UA seems not interested in the XLR as well ,they need bigger planes tu fill the MOM needs Well, if you take the view that the XLR can replace some of the MOM need that UA has, then they have a clear reason to be interested in the XLR. ...

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by Rifitto
Mon Jun 24, 2019 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24705

Re: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO

https://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=1425571
UA seems not interested in the XLR as well ,they need bigger planes tu fill the MOM needs

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by Rifitto
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg:Airbus Says It Must Slash A350 Costs to Win Wide-Body Price War
Replies: 292
Views: 33854

Re: Bloomberg:Airbus Says It Must Slash A350 Costs to Win Wide-Body Price War

IMHO it's silly to put all the blame on the price and ignore the fact that the competing airplane is extremely efficient and reliable and proven a game changer , which is not common with cheaper product . The 787 family covers a large segment of missions which adds another advantage , the 350 in the...

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by Rifitto
Mon May 27, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO
Replies: 453
Views: 42815

Re: A380 was success for Airbus, says new CEO

A programme that cost a sh*tload of money ; 25-30 bn only 250 units sold at a "digestible" loss (as Tom Enders described it) out of 1300 estimated the whole mega project depending on one custumers (EK) which bought the half of the global fleet very big aircraft that only few airports with ...

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by Rifitto
Wed May 22, 2019 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N
Replies: 131
Views: 20099

Reuters : Airbus to counter the "NMA"by the existing 330neo and the A21N

According to the article ,Airbus aims to offer a combo of the a330neo and a321neo to respond to a hypothetical B797 (NMA) to cover the segment between single aisle and widebodies ,(the middle of market) sales chief Christian Scherer discrib it as “left-hook, right-hook approach” https://www.reuters....

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by Rifitto
Wed Mar 13, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH orders 20 B789 and 20 additional A350; Will sell 6 A380s back to Airbus
Replies: 351
Views: 54207

Re: LH orders 20 B789 and 20 additional A350; Will sell 6 A380s back to Airbus

The legend says that the A380 has way better economics than the B748 ,how comes LH are getting rid of the whale and keeping the queen ?

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