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by T4thH
Mon Jul 15, 2019 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa New Cabin Updates
Replies: 17
Views: 4682

Re: Lufthansa New Cabin Updates

What’s the new cabin like? Look at that: Lufthansa Group Europe fleet http://www.airliners.de/lufthansas-standard-kabine-a320-flotte-dienst/50220 The biggest change is, that the seats/cabin will be all the same for all airlines of the Lufthansa Group. Just exchange some parts of the seat with a dif...

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by T4thH
Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China announces 20x A359 order
Replies: 33
Views: 10170

Re: Air China announces 20x A359 order

A Cebu Pacific A350-1000....we would see them with 500 PAX. Not going to happen as A350-1000 is exit-limited to 440 pax. Michael Currently yes but maybe in the future the number could rise... The A330-900 has had an exit-limit of 440...has had recently...and than Cebu Pacific has asked Airbus for m...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 56
Views: 7195

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

Who is supposed to use this airport? LOT can't even fill their aircrafts now. {Ironic on[It is planned as "THE MEGA HUB", so everyone....or not[/Ironic of] The passenger growth rates of Warsaw Chopin airport are good, these are fast growing. The number of fllights seems to be stable, so m...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China announces 20x A359 order
Replies: 33
Views: 10170

Re: Air China announces 20x A359 order

Awesome news. The A350 needs more orders from operators that will respect it and not pack 400+ people inside it. Who packs 400+ people into the A359? Sorry, I had the A330neo in mind. :lol: But still, given the rumours about 10-abreast A350, it is important to sell it to operators that will respect...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 56
Views: 7195

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

A lot of those concepts show glass buildings. What are the implications for heating them in the winter and cooling them in the summer? Low emissivity glass should do the trick. Keeps inside cool during hot summers and warm during cold winters. There is another reason. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022
Replies: 102
Views: 12963

Re: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022

Sorry, can't provide internal comms on a.net. But the question was asked and answered by senior management that these 15 were indeed new orders, NOT the options. Take my word for it. OK, this is of course fin for me. So for myself, I can state this open question as "solved". https://d18rn...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 56
Views: 7195

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

aviationjunky wrote:
What would be the need of an airport this size in Poland?


Perhaps Initial 25 to 30 million? with a maximum capacity of 40 million in best case? But this with maximum capacity...in 30 or 40 years...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 56
Views: 7195

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

We can just stay at airports...every second regional airport in whole europe...like international airport Kassel-Calden, Augsburg Airport, Rostock, Siegerland Airport e.g. just to name some in Germany....? Indeed, but there is usually some politician who stands to gain from construction. I was hone...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 56
Views: 7195

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

Yes, I pretty well know the Frankfurt Airport railway stations...used only 100 times? Or 200? As also regular changed at Berlin central. [ironic on]But you have to remind, for a Airport with a planned final capacity of 100 million, you will need also railway tracks on several levels. How else all i...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 56
Views: 7195

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

Some of the concepts look a little extravagant, no? In particular, the one with train tracks at multiple levels seems to be little more than an architectural pipe dream. Sorry, is this not nowadays since several year standard? Just Germany: Frankfurt Airport The Squaire building area with the two r...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022
Replies: 102
Views: 12963

Re: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022

Delta still has 50 options on the A220. The +15 & +5 additional orders were new, and none of the 50 options were exercised. Regarding the 5, this seems to be new additional orders. Regarding the 15, I really do not know, but I am now tending to these were options, which habe been taken by Delta...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 56
Views: 7195

Re: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts

Some of the concepts look a little extravagant, no? In particular, the one with train tracks at multiple levels seems to be little more than an architectural pipe dream. Sorry, is this not nowadays since several year standard? Just Germany: Frankfurt Airport The Squaire building area with the two r...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022
Replies: 102
Views: 12963

Re: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022

I wouldn’t be surprised to see another A220 order from DL now. One of the things they liked about it was that inflight crew were already familiar with a 5 abreast layout. If the economics of the a/c are really as superior as what delta claims, I’d expect a220-300 imho. Delta shall still have around...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022
Replies: 102
Views: 12963

Re: Delta announces MD-90 retirement deadline - end 2022

I wouldn’t be surprised to see another A220 order from DL now. One of the things they liked about it was that inflight crew were already familiar with a 5 abreast layout. If the economics of the a/c are really as superior as what delta claims, I’d expect a220-300 imho. Delta shall still have around...

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by T4thH
Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air China announces 20x A359 order
Replies: 33
Views: 10170

Re: Air China announces 20x A359 order

Airbus had announced, on Paris Air Show, that there is already a big A350 order in discussion, whiich would come soon, but too late to be any more announced on Paris Air Show. Seems it is this one (or one of these already mentioned at Paris air Show, it was not named, if it was just one or several)....

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by T4thH
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Should Lockheed get back into commerical aircraft?
Replies: 50
Views: 5864

Re: SHOULD LOCKHEED GET BACK INTO COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT?

No. They can produce and deliver parts for the other comercial aircraft producers, but else just: No.

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by T4thH
Sun Jul 07, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 409
Views: 61967

Re: GE to finance first 9 Moxie aircraft

GECAS actually finances a wide range of aircraft with non-GE engines nowadays, including a healthy amount of IAE-powered A320 family aircraft. Sure, they support their own product, but first and foremost they act as a bank taking bets on which aircraft they think have a long-term future in the mark...

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by T4thH
Sun Jul 07, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Moxy - News and Discussion Thread
Replies: 409
Views: 61967

Re: GE to finance first 9 Moxie aircraft

GECAS actually finances a wide range of aircraft with non-GE engines nowadays, including a healthy amount of IAE-powered A320 family aircraft. Sure, they support their own product, but first and foremost they act as a bank taking bets on which aircraft they think have a long-term future in the mark...

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by T4thH
Sat Jul 06, 2019 4:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"
Replies: 53
Views: 14269

Re: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"

Good to see designed in India assembled in US Boeing a/c getting new orders :) What was Designed in India? Bloomberg recently blamed Indian engineers for B737max crashes https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-06-28/boeing-s-737-max-software-outsourced-to-9-an-hour-engineers So India deserves ...

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by T4thH
Fri Jul 05, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America
Replies: 14
Views: 4027

Re: Losing control? Narrow-body production in North America

Airbus can take over some Boeing plants and employees to make more A32s there, if push comes to shove. Sorry; but no. They will prefer to build up a new plant and to start to train new workers accordingly to build jets, and this is not iidenticall to the American/Boeing way, to ttrain someone on on...

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by T4thH
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: A220 on Transatlantic Routes
Replies: 13
Views: 3446

Re: A220 on Transatlantic Routes

The ETOPS 180 min for the A220 was primary requested by Korean Air and their A220, as KAL wants to fly to the small pacific islands. The ETOPS certifications are regular/primary certifications for the jet engines (and less for the bird itself), this is just "paper work" and some minor soft...

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by T4thH
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 421
Views: 101078

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

Its in a temporary building for the first few aeroplanes The Elon Musk solution.....LOL. I wonder if the actual (permanent) line becomes operational at the beginning or end of 2020. Apparently the ed of this year with the first delivery scheduled in mid 2020: https://www.skiesmag.com/press-releases...

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by T4thH
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"
Replies: 53
Views: 14269

Re: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"

I think TK will place an order with Boeing, but I think its a long shot that it will include 777X and a miracle if it includes 748, I'm expecting a top up for 787's that includes a swap for the max delivered and on order (maybe Boeing will take the ac from TK and place it elsewhere) , and a deferra...

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Baltic plans to launch a new airline
Replies: 27
Views: 5425

Re: Air Baltic plans to launch a new airline

Please note, according AirBaltic ceo, the whole story was "fake" or misunderstanding by reporters. he had denied the story as wrong.was published around 2??? month ago or so? I am still in office, I will have to verify later back at home, if I will be able to find the story again. (I am n...

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"
Replies: 53
Views: 14269

Re: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"

[ironic on]As regular in free and democratic countries like China and Turkey...[/ironic of] The Chinese way of announcement of "new" order of birds by the "big guys" during big sessions and visits of foreign presidents e.g. Only seen one or two...hundred times. hundreds of new or...

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by T4thH
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Baltic plans to launch a new airline
Replies: 27
Views: 5425

Re: Air Baltic plans to launch a new airline

Please note, according AirBaltic ceo, the whole story was "fake" or misunderstanding by reporters. he had denied the story as wrong.was published around 2??? month ago or so? I am still in office, I will have to verify later back at home, if I will be able to find the story again. (I am no...

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by T4thH
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 421
Views: 101078

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

OMG. Please stop this madness about CS300 at LCY. It is not going to happen. How about saving comments like this and leaving space of ones useful to the discussion in hand - if Bombardier/Airbus have mentioned certification, and well versed posters see it as a possibility allow it to be discussed. ...

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by T4thH
Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Delivery/Production Thread - 2019
Replies: 421
Views: 101078

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

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-delta-to-take-higher-weight-a220-459113/ Not sure though how many will be of the higher MTOW. Oops, someone else answered first. Please delete my post... Haven't seen official numbers but if entire fleet from 2020 will have higher mtow means all deli...

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by T4thH
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24681

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 There I have now my doubts to this "story". If I just verify the UA fleet and the UA orders... They are flying A320 ceo and A319 ceo an...

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by T4thH
Mon Jun 24, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24681

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 There I have now my doubts to this "story". If I just verify the UA fleet and the UA orders... They are flying A320 ceo and A319 ceo an...

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by T4thH
Mon Jun 24, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24681

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

And now, I have to search the news, where someone of Airbus said, that LH/LH Group were one of the Airlines, who have asked/requested first, that the A321LR had not enough range, and had asked Airbus for more? It was around end of last year (and in German). I will have to see, if I will find it (I ...

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by T4thH
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 24681

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

And now, I have to search the news, where someone of Airbus said, that LH/LH Group were one of the Airlines, who have asked/requested first, that the A321LR had not enough range, and had asked Airbus for more? It was around end of last year (and in German). I will have to see, if I will find it (I f...

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by T4thH
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Eurofighter collision over Germany
Replies: 6
Views: 1919

Re: Eurofighter collision over Germany

One of both went down near vertivally, tumbling/falling down like a leave near the crash point, seems one wing missing, or parts of it, and cashed on a field. The other went down burning around 10 km away, and if I can identify correctly on this one picture, seems head down. It crashed in a forest, ...

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by T4thH
Sun Jun 23, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123951

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

Just as follow up of the A321Xlr orders. Of all orders there were 20 not identified orders. These were two differen orders, 14 new and a second order of 6 as A320 family conversion. Paywall. https://seekingalpha.com/article/4271327-paris-airshow-day-4-boeing-airbus-end-disappointing-show So, at leas...

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by T4thH
Sat Jun 22, 2019 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More details on BOOM SST at Paris. SFO to Toyko in 5.5 hours. First flight in 2020...
Replies: 102
Views: 12802

Re: More details on BOOM SST at Paris. SFO to Toyko in 5.5 hours. First flight in 2020...

Oh wow, rarely seen such silly timelines. Of course, 2025 Overture will fly...and all other numbers are even more silly. I just remeber the Cargolifter story, and when I have tried to explain many other, that it will never work and had to recognize, that it was just wasted time. Ral numbers will nev...

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by T4thH
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 86855

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

Boeing PAS19 order announcement. 200 737 Max 20 B787-9/10 10 B787-10 via lease (so old) 5 B787-9 5 777F up to 6 777F 1 777-200 45 B737-800 freighter conversions (of existing passender jets) https://twitter.com/hashtag/pas19?f=tweets&vertical=news Thank you... wish we could Pin this at the begin...

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by T4thH
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 26431

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? As Airbus CEO has said yesterday during lunch time final news conference. "business for the A350 is coming but not any more during PAS19". So it seems something is just not finalized./still in contracting. But el...

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by T4thH
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123951

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

I still am not able to follow up regardig official stated numbers for the A321Xlr orders by Airbus. During press conference at lunch time: 226. After this there were two additional orders by 10 /Flynas and 13 Jetblue. So 249 A321 Xlr orders in total additional there were 14 options. Last published ...

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by T4thH
Fri Jun 21, 2019 1:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321LR Versus XLR
Replies: 93
Views: 14724

Re: A321LR Versus XLR

As I said in another thread (I think the AA one) the A321LR is now a dead product walking. In marketing only because I'm convinced the LR will become the baseline A321NEO, where the third fuel tank is just an option. We're nearly there already as from 2020 the baseline A321NEO will really be an A32...

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by T4thH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123951

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

I still am not able to follow up regardig official stated numbers for the A321Xlr orders by Airbus. During press conference at lunch time: 226. After this there were two additional orders by 10 /Flynas and 13 Jetblue. So 249 A321 Xlr orders in total additional there were 14 options. Last published p...

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by T4thH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris AIr Show 2019: Other Manufacturers and Engine News and Orders Thread
Replies: 163
Views: 26431

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/thats...

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by T4thH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123951

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

They're also upsizing 10 320NEOs to standard 321NEOs. The 321 has definitely been the star of PAS19. I agree wholeheartedly. How many orders/commitments/conversions did the A321 and its derivatives land this week? I'd love to know Rgds I've had a go at answering my own question, counting conversion...

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by T4thH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123951

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

Unidentified – status unclear – 10x A220. Spirit? Or the 10x of the late announced JetBlue A220-300 order. But than I have to ask, why this order was already part of the lunch time final Airbus news coference, but not the A321 Xlr order from JetBlue. OK, perhaps at that moment the A220 was already ...

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by T4thH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123951

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

Ok...update. 85/95 A220 orders (10x former UFO order is possibly JetBlue?) So either still 85 or new 95 orders. 127 non A321Xlr A320 Neo orders. 249 A321 Xlr orders from 13 customers (American, Wizz Air, Frontier, Jetsmart, Qantas,, ALC, Saudia, Iberia, Aer Lingus, Cebu Pacific, Middle East Airlines...

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by T4thH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123951

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

Who are the 11 customers so far for the XLR? IAG, Saudia, Cebu, AA, Qantas Group, ALC, flynas, Indigo Partners, MEA... am I missing three more or are those undisclosed customers? Ok, now I know, how they have counted. 226 orders and commitments: 50 each from American and Indigo Partners (Wizz Air/F...

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by T4thH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A321XLR Integration Challenges
Replies: 11
Views: 2735

Re: A321XLR Integration Challenges

I have just identified a big bug, too late to edit bit any more,

In comparison with the LR changes, this is minor. But together wilth all other changes in parallel, you get also in trouble.


Correct: In comparison of the CabinFlex, the LR changes are minor.

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by T4thH
Thu Jun 20, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 475
Views: 123951

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

The unidentifiable A220 order of 10 units by an airline I think is Korean Air after their CEO officially stating that they will be placing a top up order shortly since they were very happy with the aircraft performance in their fleet. So we are still waiting for order announcements from Spirit, Roy...

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