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by FlyHPN
Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321neo operators alerted over 'excessive pitch' anomaly
Replies: 49
Views: 13946

Re: A321neo operators alerted over 'excessive pitch' anomaly

Read the title and thought: “Wow, more overpromising and underdelivering by the Airbus sales team?”

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by FlyHPN
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans
Replies: 22
Views: 7529

Re: Singapore Airlines 2020 Fleet Plans

What's the current status/plans for the refit of the 14 legacy A380s? Aircraft refits with 2017 cabin products are in progress with 9V-SKT set to be the first followed by 9V-SKS. The first aircraft having already being worked on for six months. Future refits should be in a 3-month timescale. Does a...

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by FlyHPN
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: 14 new airplanes and derivatives see EIS through 2027. ??
Replies: 30
Views: 2816

Re: Leeham: 14 new airplanes and derivatives see EIS through 2027. ??

Looking at their prior cheerleading on the A346, I perceive an mild anti-Boeing bias. Lightsaber :arrow: They weren't there when A346 was launched & qualified it as a dud in 2014. https://leehamnews.com/2014/12/23/worlds-dud-airliners/ EIS: 1. 777-8 ?? never ?? 2. 777-9 ?? 2021 ?? 3. E175-E2 ??...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jul 09, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?
Replies: 54
Views: 6279

Re: Why didn’t Delta order the 737 MAX?

hOMSaR wrote:
I’m envisioning OP spins two wheels (one with an airline’s name and the other with an aircraft type) and that determines the next topic that gets posted.

And sometimes we're lucky enough to get multiple airlines in the same spin.

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 725
Views: 142203

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

blacksoviet wrote:
How many L-1011s does Delta have in storage?

Quick question: have you ever heard of google?

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 sues Walmart's JetBlack
Replies: 1
Views: 1041

Re: B6 sues Walmart's JetBlack

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jun 20, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123955

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

Looks like JetBlue ordered 13 A321XLRs and 10 A220-100s. https://www.reuters.com/article/france-airshow-jetblue/jetblue-orders-13-airbus-a321xlr-10-a220-sources-idUSP6N21G020 I know the article doesn't say, but probably conversions as B6 ordered 13 LRs. They are conversions, but they appear to be c...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123955

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

While not a surprise to see DL order more A220s, it is rather surprising that it's for more A221s. Maybe more 221s will get built than ever imagined. To me the biggest surprise is that all Airbus was able to get out of Delta for the show was 5 birds. I was expecting Delta to execute on at least som...

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by FlyHPN
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123955

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

Delta ordered another 5 A220-100's https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2019/06/delta-air-lines-books-order-for-additional-five-airbus-a220-aircraft.html While not a surprise to see DL order more A220s, it is rather surprising that it's for more A221s. Maybe more 221s will get built th...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 382771

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2019/jun/16/boeing-max-737-jet-crisis-we-shouldve-been-more-open-says-ceo Every time he opens his mouth its an insult to those who died. "“When I make comments about the previous design and how we followed those processes, that’s something we put a lot of t...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Jun 16, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 580
Views: 96679

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

Is it possible that these negotiations were partly triggered by Boeing not seeing a business case for the 778? Hypothetically speaking, that would also have to mean that Boeing doesn’t see Qantas going their way for Sunrise. I’m reluctant to buy this theory, although it certainly did make me think....

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First 777-9 for Lufthansa rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 38
Views: 11598

Re: First 777-9 for Lufthansa rolls out of final assembly

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... -9-441865/
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Airlines0613 wrote:
TC957 wrote:
Is this not the 1st for EK rather than LH ?

No, LH is the launch customer.


EK will be the “launch operator”.

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... -9-441865/

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by FlyHPN
Thu Jun 06, 2019 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP and the A340
Replies: 18
Views: 4100

Re: TAP and the A340

Basically TAP is keeping the A343 until the end of 2019 as a precaution in case they have some issue with the A339. The 4 aircraft were delivered in 1994 and all have more than 100.000 hours, they have been great machines :airplane: Not sure how common this is, but it's really an engineering marvel...

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by FlyHPN
Wed Jun 05, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: White Plains airport (NYC)
Replies: 15
Views: 1931

Re: White Plains airport (NYC)

I would go out on a limb and say I am somewhat familiar with HPN. It’s owned by the county and operated by a private company, AvPORTS, not Port Authority. As mentioned, they are somewhat constrained by runway length. The property is surrounded by residential and commercial structures, so they also d...

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by FlyHPN
Thu May 30, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossip, Announcements
Replies: 361
Views: 66539

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Expectations, Gossibs, Announcements

ER757 wrote:
Arion640 wrote:
ODwyerPW wrote:
787-10ER authority to offer will be announced by Boeing.


Is the 787-10ER actually a real concept or is this something airliners.net has made up?

It's an A.net plane - just like the A350-1100


I believe you’ve made a typo. It’s the A350-2000. :stirthepot:

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by FlyHPN
Fri May 24, 2019 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 1019
Views: 140165

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

Seems like it might just be easier to keep putting a second person in the pointy end. While not the same, it would seem that people would more likely accept a train with no driver before a wide body with one pilot. bt Agreed, considering driverless trains already exist in some of the largest merto ...

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by FlyHPN
Wed May 22, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?
Replies: 76
Views: 10532

Re: What Will Replace DL's 757-351?

zeke wrote:
744 and L-1011


This! This is the answer!

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by FlyHPN
Wed May 15, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: JFK TWA Terminal to turn into a hotel
Replies: 87
Views: 7658

Re: JFK Finally has its own Hotel!

Tried to get a room for a late arrival tomorrow night, but no luck.

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by FlyHPN
Mon May 13, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market
Replies: 150
Views: 19791

Re: Leeham News: Mitsubishi appears to be well positioned to take over the RJ market

You do realize the only E2-175 order isn't happening due to US scope clauses? At this time, only the MRJ has viable orders. The US market is about 60% of the sales in this size range and the predominant used buyer. When we discuss larger, we are talking primarily E2-195 vs. A220, a very different m...

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by FlyHPN
Fri May 10, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Italy Abandon Boeing for Airbus + More
Replies: 55
Views: 16556

Re: Air Italy Abandon Boeing for Airbus + More

jonnyclam123 wrote:
dcajet wrote:
Folks: look at who penned this advertorial. Thank you.

As soon as I saw who wrote it I immediately exited the article.


:rotfl:

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by FlyHPN
Thu May 09, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: California Pacific for sale
Replies: 34
Views: 6486

Re: California Pacific for sale

I think PDX. Pdx is neglected by Alaska, has a large enough population to justify service to many cities, and is fragmented enough that a new/hip startup could gain some traction. PLUS Sir Branson would live to piss in AS's Wheaties. Wasn’t there a non-compete in the VX deal with Branson? There wer...

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by FlyHPN
Wed May 08, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose
Replies: 104
Views: 22059

Re: American Airlines Admits It Has No Brand Purpose

airlineguy1234 wrote:
SierraPacific wrote:
I would rather take Spirit now because at least I have wifi and just can buy the big front seat for cheap.


Shhh. The Big Front Seat is the best kept secret in the US airline industry. Don't tell everyone about it or else the price will go up. :smile: :smile:


+1 :D

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by FlyHPN
Tue May 07, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 725
Views: 142203

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Any further word on DL A339 test flights or deliveries? The latest post in this thread implies that the first frame will be in Atlanta on May 16, which is two weeks from today. http://a380.boards.net/thread/1133/delt ... 12&page=12 It flew today: https://airwaysmag.com/airlines/photo-first-delt...

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by FlyHPN
Thu May 02, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop
Replies: 104
Views: 32651

Re: First Delta A330neo Rolls Out Of Paintshop

Looks good. I’m looking forward to flying on Delta’s 339 TATL from JFK someday. Have they had a plan flying 339 out of JFK yet? I thought right now all 339 are ex-SEA. There won't be any new routes announced for the 339 until the S20 schedule. The first 4 frames are spoken for with TPAC service out...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 725
Views: 142203

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

Boeing doesn't even have board approval to offer the 797. The max issues only slow that down. I would think someday they will operate this plane, but I wouldn't expect anything in the short term on the 797. Oh, I don't know - maybe the same way Airbus wants to talk about 321XLR orders? https://www....

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by FlyHPN
Thu Apr 25, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 725
Views: 142203

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

cessna2 wrote:
Rumor has it a 787 or 797 order is imminent with a need of 20 aircraft at minimum. Sure would love to see the 787 in DL colors.


Any source for this conjecture? I find it hard to believe an order is imminent for an aircraft Boeing doesn't even have authority to offer yet.

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by FlyHPN
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New routes if Heathrow got 25000 extra flights?
Replies: 7
Views: 1497

Re: New routes if Heathrow got 25000 extra flights?

Obviously, jetBlue would take them all.

Sorry, I had to.

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by FlyHPN
Thu Mar 28, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350
Replies: 59
Views: 9523

Re: Delta to start ATL-AMS with A350

Combine all the traffic in the LA Basin the two airports in Chicago and the three in New York all have more movements than ATL does. Great. Go ahead and do that math for us to back your claim. We'll wait. EWR - 438,578 JFK - 447,848 LGA - 369,135 TEB - 174,884 NYC Total - 1,430,445 (https://www.pan...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 47827

Re: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.

How hard would it be for the FAA to give an emergency order to allow the pilots to fly 737-300's? Wouldn't a bigger problem be that lots of the 737-300's WN parked have been scrapped already? They had pretty high cycles on them. Im going to guess the FAA isn’t in a position do be cutting any corner...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6 Situation
Replies: 143
Views: 19565

Re: B6 Situation

N766UA wrote:
I think airliners.net should buy jetblue so it can finally be run by true aviation champions of industry.


:rotfl: :cry2:

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by FlyHPN
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project
Replies: 235
Views: 32468

Re: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project

Wonder if this will change Delta's stance on the NMA considering their partnership with RR. Delta is partnering with Rolls but they also have other engines, True we also have a major GTF deal with Pratt. That shop is starting up as we speak. Within five years the projections are for 180 engine shop...

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by FlyHPN
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would it be better if BA flew their LCY-NY flight to LGA?
Replies: 81
Views: 11052

Re: Would it be better if BA flew their LCY-NY flight to LGA?

Perimeter Rule? There are ways to get around that. For instance the Saturday services out of LGA past the perimeter and DEN is grandfathered in. I'd be more curious if the size of LGA's runways would prevent the range of such a route if it wasn't a low density 757. A normal density 752 could do LGA...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: If you could rename any airport what would it be?
Replies: 43
Views: 3519

Re: If you could rename any airport what would it be?

ODwyerPW wrote:
Albany International Airport ...I would rename it Air Harbor …. yeah... it's a rip off of Phoenix's Sky Harbor.... but I still think its good. Could even be Albany Air Harbor...or AAH!


At the rate we’re going, any airport in NY is at risk of becoming the Cuomo Airport.

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project
Replies: 235
Views: 32468

Re: Reuters: Rolls Royce withdraws bid for Boeing NMA project

Wonder if this will change Delta's stance on the NMA considering their partnership with RR.

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by FlyHPN
Fri Feb 22, 2019 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.
Replies: 197
Views: 44696

Re: Reuters: Airbus pencils in orders for new A321XLR jet.

From my 2 cents worth....I think Boeing would be PRAYING for Airbus to do this. All the XLR will do for you is bump MTOW by 4t, which will allow you to either fly about another 400nm or get another 12-15 pax back into the airplane that can do TATL (and probably barely that westbound in winter). Any...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Feb 22, 2019 2:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: US DOT awards Haneda slots
Replies: 765
Views: 132844

Re: US-Japan agree on additional Haneda slots; DOT to allocate

Here is my prediction for the US carriers AA: DFW-HND (One of them IDK) LAX-HND LAS-HND UA: EWR-HND IAD-HND ORD-HND DL: SEA-HND DTW-HND ATL-HND PDX-HND HL: HNL-HND(One of them) Last slot: DL: HND-HNL or UA: LAX-HND This is along the lines of what I was thinking also. This way you'd only end up with...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 21, 2019 5:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 725
Views: 142203

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
FlyHPN wrote:
hkcanadaexpat wrote:
77L: N704DK should enter SIN for 7HB conversion on 2/21

Is it actually getting 7HB mods, and not 7CB mods?

Correct. 7CB mods occur in ATL post 7HB mods in SIN.


That’s what I thought, thanks!

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Shortest lived airline livery.
Replies: 90
Views: 12248

Re: Shortest lived airline livery.

caverunner17 wrote:
Didn't LH change parts of their new Livery after painting a few planes with it?


Also the first thing that came to my mind, probably due to it being so recent.

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 725
Views: 142203

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

hkcanadaexpat wrote:

77L: N704DK should enter SIN for 7HB conversion on 2/21


Is it actually getting 7HB mods, and not 7CB mods?

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by FlyHPN
Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France will place an order at Le Bourget - Anne Rigail, CEO
Replies: 116
Views: 22832

Re: Air France will place an order at Le Bourget - Anne Rigail, CEO

A321neoLRs to jump in that game? A220? 797 launch customer? I'd bet: no. 1: A220 or E2 order no. 2: 797 launch customer no. 3: anything else Question: Can Boeing announce a "Launch Customer" for a product they haven't committed to build yet (since that decision now isn't coming until 2020...

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by FlyHPN
Thu Feb 07, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: QF officially cancels final 8 A380s.
Replies: 217
Views: 37580

Re: QF officially cancels final 8 A380s.

seabosdca wrote:
Looks like another domino falling in the A380 cancellation story.


Eh, sort of. Joyce has publically said they didn’t intend on taking these birds for a while.

I would have expected this announcement to coincide with a Sunrise announcement, however. I suspect more is to come soon.

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by FlyHPN
Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft
Replies: 113
Views: 24032

Re: Delta Extends A220 order book to 90 aircraft

They probably will have 150-200 at some point I'll take the under on that. 737s (in their various forms) proved to be both durable (long service life) and reliable. A319/320s did for Delta, too. Durability and reliability are functions of design, procurement, and assembly. A220s are too new to have...

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jan 11, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019
Replies: 725
Views: 142203

Re: Delta Widebody Thread - 2019

764 (Delta Suites): 0/1 764: 21/20 (I think the Delta Suites frame will stay as a spare during the summer holiday as did the 772 one last summer and that one of the routes will migrate to 763ER-low J) Interesting perspective. I would have thought Delta would rather have people pay the premium for t...

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by FlyHPN
Wed Jan 09, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 421
Views: 101103

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019

United787 wrote:
Forgive me for I have not been following the A220 and DL lately. I understand DL has taken delivery of 4 aircraft so far. Are they in revenue service yet?


EIS is scheduled for 1/31/19. There are rumors the government shutdown may delay that, but Delta is rebuking stating things are on schedule.

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by FlyHPN
Wed Jan 09, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350 family future prospects
Replies: 83
Views: 14455

Re: A350 family future prospects

Apart from selling more to existing customers, and conversions to -1000s, Qantas, Korean, Emirates and American are probably on top of Scherer's A350 campaign list. I would say American is towards the bottom considering they cancelled their long deferred A350 order last year and subsequently increa...

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by FlyHPN
Sun Jan 06, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 family future prospects
Replies: 106
Views: 15613

Re: 787 family future prospects

raylee67 wrote:
JAL - 35 767s, 9 787s remained on order.


JAL has 31 A350 on order with another 25 options, some of which will be coming in a regional config. I could see the options being used for 767 replacements.

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by FlyHPN
Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA screeners calling in sick
Replies: 55
Views: 8758

Re: TSA screeners calling in sick

I’m surprised they’re not deemed essential.

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