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by HaulSudson
Tue Mar 10, 2020 7:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 111
Views: 12184

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2020

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? :shock:


Uganda ministry of health.

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by HaulSudson
Sun Mar 08, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2020
Replies: 111
Views: 12184

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2020

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.

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by HaulSudson
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

In January the A220 seems to have won another 2 battles:

ALC ordered 50 A220-300

Air Senegal ordered 8 A220-300

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by HaulSudson
Mon Feb 24, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 570
Views: 61568

Re: Lufthansa and United in negotiations to acquire TAP from David Neeleman

"Miles no more" is indeed more appropriate.

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by HaulSudson
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

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...

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by HaulSudson
Fri Feb 14, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

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"...

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by HaulSudson
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

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...

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by HaulSudson
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

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.
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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.

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by HaulSudson
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Bombardier Sells Remaining Stake in A220 Program
Replies: 249
Views: 33790

Re: UPDATED: Bombardier Sells Remaining Stake in A220 Program

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...

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by HaulSudson
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Bombardier Sells Remaining Stake in A220 Program
Replies: 249
Views: 33790

Re: UPDATED: Bombardier Sells Remaining Stake in A220 Program

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 ...

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by HaulSudson
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UPDATED: Bombardier Sells Remaining Stake in A220 Program
Replies: 249
Views: 33790

Re: WSJ: Airbus in Advanced Talks to Acquire Bombardier Stake in A220 Program

As expected.

next move: presenting the A220-500

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by HaulSudson
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership
Replies: 234
Views: 25347

Re: Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

It's more telling that all evidence provided by Babyspellchecker consists of ... a hearsay story about two flights.

You couldn't make it up.

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by HaulSudson
Fri Jan 31, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership
Replies: 234
Views: 25347

Re: Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

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.


Thanks, it's really helpful for substantiating your claim.

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by HaulSudson
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership
Replies: 234
Views: 25347

Re: Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

Gentlemen, before judging, please give the owner of Delta Airlines the opportunity to substantiate his claim that his A220s are lemons.

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by HaulSudson
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership
Replies: 234
Views: 25347

Re: Bombardier reassessing future participation in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership

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.

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by HaulSudson
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What could a Potential A220-500/700/900 look like?
Replies: 190
Views: 27962

Re: What could a Potential A220-500/700/900 look like?

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...

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by HaulSudson
Thu Jan 16, 2020 5:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What could a Potential A220-500/700/900 look like?
Replies: 190
Views: 27962

Re: What could a Potential A220-500/700/900 look like?

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...

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by HaulSudson
Thu Jan 16, 2020 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What could a Potential A220-500/700/900 look like?
Replies: 190
Views: 27962

Re: What could a Potential A220-500/700/900 look like?

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...

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by HaulSudson
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Narrowbody Portfolio Development 2020-2030
Replies: 68
Views: 9820

Re: Airbus Narrowbody Portfolio Development 2020-2030

the timing is absolutely perfect for presenting the A220-500.

All suppliers will have time on their hands with that production stop elsewhere.

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by HaulSudson
Sun Dec 01, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo’s A320neo Engine problems are of its own making; will Airbus now claim compensation?
Replies: 65
Views: 13359

Re: IndiGo’s A320neo Engine problems are of its own making; will Airbus now claim compensation?

tbh, I always suspected that PW was not too unhappy to see IndiGo select Leaps for their next batch of neo's.

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by HaulSudson
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Crime and Corruption (add incompetence) At Boeing
Replies: 90
Views: 13908

Re: Crime and Corruption (add incompetence) At Boeing

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...

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by HaulSudson
Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

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...

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by HaulSudson
Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

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...

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by HaulSudson
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

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...

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by HaulSudson
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 340
Views: 49911

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2019

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...

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by HaulSudson
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?
Replies: 528
Views: 65738

Re: A220 vs E-195E2, market battle already won by Airbus ?

Thin routes of a couple of hours... Perhaps the sweet spot for African airlines.

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by HaulSudson
Tue Nov 05, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India tells IndiGo to Replace all A320neo Engines After 4 Shutdowns in a Week
Replies: 76
Views: 14468

Re: India tells IndiGo to Replace all A320neo Engines After 4 Shutdowns in a Week

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...

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by HaulSudson
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: India tells IndiGo to Replace all A320neo Engines After 4 Shutdowns in a Week
Replies: 76
Views: 14468

Re: India tells IndiGo to Replace all A320neo Engines After 4 Shutdowns in a Week

Is the LPT the problem?

If yes, isn't that a problem for MTU to solve (and pay) ??

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by HaulSudson
Thu Oct 24, 2019 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Brussels Airlines seeks cost cuts, drop destinations, shrink fleet and jobs
Replies: 72
Views: 21877

Re: Brussels Airlines seeks cost cuts, drop destinations, shrink fleet and jobs

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...

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by HaulSudson
Mon Sep 23, 2019 5:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK Emirates Profits in First-Half of Year to Surpass That of Corresponding Period in Prior Year
Replies: 12
Views: 2982

Re: EK Emirates Profits in First-Half of Year to Surpass That of Corresponding Period in Prior Year

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....

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by HaulSudson
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 284
Views: 46402

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

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 ...

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by HaulSudson
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 284
Views: 46402

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

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...

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by HaulSudson
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 284
Views: 46402

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

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...

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by HaulSudson
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready
Replies: 284
Views: 46402

Re: Reuters: Tim Clark: won't take new planes unless engines are truly ready

lightsaber wrote:
The a330 portion of the order, could definitely be in danger because the t1000 is not performing as promised.



Lightsaber


Excuse me, but the T1000 is not powering any a330.

The T7000 is.

What are the performance issues with the T7000?

Which promise has not been kept?

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by HaulSudson
Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 340
Views: 49911

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2019

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...

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by HaulSudson
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Bad News for Boeing: Poor quality complaints from customers
Replies: 96
Views: 28766

Re: More Bad News for Boeing: Poor quality complaints from customers

The bean counters at B are very happy with the quality but the costs need to be brought down a little more.

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by HaulSudson
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 340
Views: 49911

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2019

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 ...

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by HaulSudson
Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: East African Aviation Thread - 2019
Replies: 340
Views: 49911

Re: East African Aviation Thread - 2019

It seems uganda airlines is promoting regional flights from 28 august onwards.
Mogadishu is one of the destinations.

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by HaulSudson
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 685159

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Interested wrote:
Don't think anyone is really criticising software writers in third world countries tbh

I think people are surprised to learn that Boeing are outsourcing their software development though


Boeing, making a cheap plane cheaper!

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by HaulSudson
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 685159

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

At $9-an-Hour the engineers were clearly overpaid for the job they did. Hope heads will roll at Boeing procurement for the wasting of scarce company funds.

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by HaulSudson
Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019
Replies: 3768
Views: 426079

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q2 2019

At least the designers appear to have been consistent in removing redundancy at all fronts.

Making a cheap plane cheaper!

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by HaulSudson
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Capital Markets Day - Changes to EW, SN, Update on Fleet Development
Replies: 91
Views: 14083

Re: Lufthansa Capital Markets Day - Changes to EW, SN

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...

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by HaulSudson
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg:Airbus Says It Must Slash A350 Costs to Win Wide-Body Price War
Replies: 292
Views: 37702

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

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.

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by HaulSudson
Fri Jun 21, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 29264

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

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...

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by HaulSudson
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 29264

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

For RR a similar performance, no XWB, very few T7000s sold... And that's it?

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by HaulSudson
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 29264

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

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...

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by HaulSudson
Tue Jun 18, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 29264

Re: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread

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...

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by HaulSudson
Wed May 22, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Uganda Airlines make profits?
Replies: 29
Views: 4903

Re: Can Uganda Airlines make profits?

No, it's not a joke. It's a very serious scheme (one of many) to embezzle truckloads of govt funds.

All the rest is blablah.

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by HaulSudson
Tue May 21, 2019 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Uganda Airlines make profits?
Replies: 29
Views: 4903

Re: Can Uganda Airlines make profits?

Sure deal. I realise my mistake now.

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