eastafspot wrote:HaulSudson wrote:Uganda is imposing 2 weeks of (self) quarantine on passengers from germany italy etc.
That must kill the EBB schedule for klm sn ek etc.
Really ?? even Germany?
Where did you get this news from?
In January the A220 seems to have won another 2 battles:
ALC ordered 50 A220-300
Air Senegal ordered 8 A220-300
"Miles no more" is indeed more appropriate.Jump to post
Good luck Air Peace, ops, Green Africa :duck: You’d be singing a very different tune if they’d ordered E2s. :yes: No, I wouldn´t ... I saw this happening many times before to Embraer regarding startups ... mainly from Africa countries ... and I know how it ended up. Anyway, good luck to them ... An...Jump to post
Good luck Air Peace, ops, Green Africa :duck: The grapes taste sour, don't they. Oh come an. As much as I cheer Airbus, we are talking about a start-up airline in Nigeria. What can possible go wrong? A lot. But even this kind of airline doesnt provide the E2 with a desperately needed "win"...Jump to post
Another battle won by the A220 : https://airbuspress.airbus-helicopters.info//en/ref/view_mobile.html?id=442 as said before, the A220 could be ideal for African airlines. In this case, the A220 can probably serve all African destinations from Nigeria, plus a bunch of European ones. Good luck Air Pe...Jump to post
Another battle won by the A220 : https://airbuspress.airbus-helicopters. ... tml?id=442
as said before, the A220 could be ideal for African airlines. In this case, the A220 can probably serve all African destinations from Nigeria, plus a bunch of European ones.
Remember when I said IQ wouldn't exit unless they got the right price? Prediction: The launch of the 225 will move up. Development costs shared with IQ. Buyout price increases. But so does the long term value of every single A220 slot and A320NEO slot. Better Prediction: The A220-500 will never hap...Jump to post
It seems like some people here thinks that Airbus must or should buy out the Government of Quebec. Why should they? Because they have an agreement/contract for doing exactly that: redeem Quebec's stake in 2026. Whether Airbus effectively exercises their call option on the Quebec share, is probably ...Jump to post
next move: presenting the A220-500
It's more telling that all evidence provided by Babyspellchecker consists of ... a hearsay story about two flights.
You couldn't make it up.
Babyshark wrote:HaulSudson wrote:Gentlemen, before judging, please give the owner of Delta Airlines the opportunity to substantiate his claim that his A220s are lemons.
It is spelled Delta Air Lines.
Gentlemen, before judging, please give the owner of Delta Airlines the opportunity to substantiate his claim that his A220s are lemons.Jump to post
which airline do you own?Jump to post
You know, if BBD had been interested in keeping its stake in the bright future of the A220.... It wouldn't have sold the wing making factory of that a220, would it.
The financial statement is crystal clear for those who are listening:
Airbus, please bail us out.
Easier said than done. Investment Quebec's shares aren't available till 2023. Bombardier's shares aren't available till 2026. And till then, anything Airbus does to improve the program simply makes those shares more expensive to buy out. The other partners would have to participate pro rata in a ca...Jump to post
Well, Airbus would could probably buy higher stake at the program. Easier said than done. Investment Quebec's shares aren't available till 2023. Bombardier's shares aren't available till 2026. And till then, anything Airbus does to improve the program simply makes those shares more expensive to buy...Jump to post
A220-500 would be a gem that Boeing or Embraer can't compete with. that's exactly why it's gonna happen. Bonus points : bought the program for 1 dollar. bonus bonus points : made possible thanks to the incredibly incompetent management of your only competitor. Too much of a good thing can be wonder...Jump to post
the timing is absolutely perfect for presenting the A220-500.
All suppliers will have time on their hands with that production stop elsewhere.
tbh, I always suspected that PW was not too unhappy to see IndiGo select Leaps for their next batch of neo's.Jump to post
As to corporate strategy, ultimately the goal of any corporation is to maximize profits. But those that focus on that as their objective will almost always fail at it. Those that focus on achieving it by offering a quality product and providing their customers with the best support they can will us...Jump to post
Source ??? Interview with the CEO (Martin Gauss) in the current edition of Aero International 12/19 (in german). Well, actually it's even the front page headline: "New Fleet of Air Baltic: Success through Efficiency" Quote: "Das Flugzeug liefert in allen Parametern, die uns vertragli...Jump to post
It appears that Air Baltic is very happy with their A220s. They report that the A220 is better than promised by BBD in every respect. For instance : Fuel savings vs their 737-300s come in at 22% instead of the promised 19% On the flight Brussel-Riga the per seat costs sink by 54% compared to the Q4...Jump to post
It appears that Air Baltic is very happy with their A220s. They report that the A220 is better than promised by BBD in every respect. For instance : Fuel savings vs their 737-300s come in at 22% instead of the promised 19% On the flight Brussel-Riga the per seat costs sink by 54% compared to the Q40...Jump to post
eastafspot Wasn't the plan for Air Tanzania to fly JRO-DAR-LGW? With the second B788 joining the fleet I had been expecting an official announcement from Air Tanzania regarding the resumption of LGW. The way things are going it may well be Uganda Airlines beating Air Tanzania in resuming service to...Jump to post
Thin routes of a couple of hours... Perhaps the sweet spot for African airlines.Jump to post
Luckily GE teamed with a French company to build the Leap as this engine seems to be rather reliable. That French company that failed to build their silvercrest engine, because the top-manageurs had retired/fired all the experienced employees, in particular the ones who actually happened to know ho...Jump to post
Is the LPT the problem?
If yes, isn't that a problem for MTU to solve (and pay) ??
It might be me but I never quite understood what their brand and selling point were? Let's say I'm flying from MUC to BRU, why should I pick them over LH? BRU-MUC strange choice, given that this became a (very expensive) LH monopoly route after the merger, where LH is shoveling in excess profits an...Jump to post
Let's see, 2018-2019 profits down 86% vs. 2017-2018. For the year profit margin last year was 0.9%. While it is good profits are up, until margins approach 10%, this is spin. Oh, this is far better than the losses at QR and EY. But EK needs to restrategize to good profits. These are the good years....Jump to post
Most of us understand the biggest advantage of the hub and spoke model. It allows a small city such as Adelaide to fill a daily A380 and fly to the hub where passengers then travel to dozens of different destinations. It allows dozens of destinations to all fly in the one aircraft. Emirates should ...Jump to post
Frequency does not help them all that much. They already run 3 major hub waves and any additional traffic outside the waves just means longer connecting times and therefore lower ticket prices and lower yields. And regardless of plane size, you can expect that the percentage of passengers connectin...Jump to post
It's quite ironic that bean counting and financial engineering world champ GE appears to have less technical troubles - for now. But that can change, very quickly (ask RR). The new 777X engine might already be a prime contender. Hence, STC may learn that he's looking smart, pissing off his counterpa...Jump to post
lightsaber wrote:The a330 portion of the order, could definitely be in danger because the t1000 is not performing as promised.
It seems uganda airlines is promoting regional flights from 28 august onwards. Mogadishu is one of the destinations. MGQ represents a key destiniation, along with JUB for Uganda Airlines - you would be surprised to see how many (honest) Somalians, plus South Sudaneses, running businesses in Kampala...Jump to post
The bean counters at B are very happy with the quality but the costs need to be brought down a little more.Jump to post
Alot of EA passengers pass through middl east.. Emirates operates 2x daily Nai Qatar 3x daily Air Arabia daily Ethiad daily Also Kenya airways goes to Dubai For UG Emirates Daily Fly Dubai daily Ug gets more ek flights. Thrice daily over the weekend. One of them may be flydubai, the arrangement is ...Jump to post
They really need to get some new aircraft for SN - some of them date back to the Sabena days and drink fuel like there's no tomorrow. Until now I assumed there was no tomorrow for SN... They should market themselves as the Africa specialist within the LH group, and LH ought to direct most Africa tr...Jump to post
If you're selling capital goods, your focus ought to be quality, quality and quality.
It tends to work very well in the long run.
Awful performance of PW in general, hardly any win anywhere. What about the A220 orders? Those orders are very nice for Untied Tech, sure. However, given PW's monopoly in that segment, those orders don't qualify as 'wins', do they? And tbh, I don't think that the number of orders for the A220 and t...Jump to post
For RR a similar performance, no XWB, very few T7000s sold... And that's it?Jump to post
GE Aviation and its joint venture company CFM International, a 50/50 joint company between GE and Safran Aircraft Engines, announced a record setting $55 billion in jet engines, services, avionics and digital offerings at the Paris Air Show this week. https://blog.geaviation.com/paris-air-show/that...Jump to post
IndiGo has chosen CFM LEAP 1A to power the remaining 280 aircraft of the neo family. The order was confirmed at the PAS today. The first 150 aircraft are powered by the PW GTF engines. Split engine OEM to keep them competeting. I’m guessing any extra orders will be negotiated with both providers, b...Jump to post