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by fcogafa
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 99909

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

The A330/340 line has had multiple 'assigned' production slots that were not built

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by fcogafa
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 359
Views: 43109

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

ITC don't think they will sell many more in the US: The commission drilled holes into other arguments made by Boeing, including its contention that the Delta deal will propel Bombardier to more US sales. Indeed, other airlines like Spirit and JetBlue have expressed interest in CSeries. "We find...

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by fcogafa
Fri Feb 16, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology
Replies: 154
Views: 18391

Re: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology

On the same subject: Airbus intends to reduce A380 output to six units a year from 2020 in a bid to sustain its flagship programme while keeping losses from the aircraft's production at a "digestible" level. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/a380-production-will-create-digestible-...

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by fcogafa
Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology
Replies: 154
Views: 18391

Re: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology

Not my fault the A380 didn't sell better, it was the engine manufacturers fault, it's not fair....

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by fcogafa
Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines
Replies: 230
Views: 52173

Re: Airbus stops accepting PW1100G engines

[quote=And all we know about the April date is one a.net member saying they heard it mentioned on an Airbus conference call. Would be nice to know more.[/quote] I seem to remember similar rectification time scales were stated at the beginning of the last set of problems and that didn't quite go as p...

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by fcogafa
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A321 NEO LR LBG - JFK Flight Tracker
Replies: 59
Views: 11928

Re: A321 NEO LR CDG - JFK Flight Tracker

That FR24 track seems to show it out of LBG

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by fcogafa
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 28971

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

Really pushing the 'cost optomisation' and 'value proposition' angle there

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by fcogafa
Tue Feb 06, 2018 1:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Air Show 6-9 FEB 2018
Replies: 56
Views: 14917

Re: Singapore Air Show 6-9 FEB 2018

Airbus doesn't seem over confident on A380 prospects: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/singapore-airbus-sees-other-a380-customers-taking-445614/ Now that another Emirates follow-on deal is secured, Eric Schulz – head of sales, marketing and contracts at Airbus's commercial aircraft divisio...

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by fcogafa
Sun Jan 28, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cobalt starting LCA-LHR ?
Replies: 24
Views: 3119

Re: Cobalt starting LCA-LHR ?

Basically this drop is the reason for the 27 runway swap taking place at 3pm - they could almost close the runways completely for an hour with little loss in traffic. Totally incorrect. The ACL site shows 38 arrival and 41 departure slots currently available in the 1500 hour, of which up to 4 are s...

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by fcogafa
Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leasing out LHR slots
Replies: 42
Views: 7216

Re: Leasing out LHR slots

Wasn't it established that the Norwegian SIN reduction is very short term?

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by fcogafa
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
Replies: 494
Views: 61389

Re: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's

In addition to purchase price, the report that offset arrangements are also included in the deal shows which party is in the driving seat

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by fcogafa
Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 157885

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Emirates release says it is an 'MOU for 20 firm orders and 16 options', whatever that means. The doublespeak gets worse!

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by fcogafa
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 88720

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

Quote from Leeham today regarding the A380....
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Breigier warned about giving cooperation talks with China around A380 too much weight.

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by fcogafa
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SU pulls SVO-LGW service.
Replies: 7
Views: 2235

Re: SU pulls SVO-LGW service.

Maybe they could get the LHR slots in summer but not winter when there are less slots available, I believe other airlines have done the same in the past

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by fcogafa
Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to purchase up to 25 A350s
Replies: 47
Views: 11321

Re: Turkish Airlines orders 25 A350s

What have they signed, LOU, MOI, Perches agreement or even a firm order?

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by fcogafa
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A220 (CSeries) orders and possible orders for 2018
Replies: 102
Views: 23234

Re: CSeries orders and possible orders for 2018

Maybe AtlasGlobal is the LOI customer

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by fcogafa
Tue Jan 02, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Niki Lauda purchases NIKI
Replies: 194
Views: 42677

Re: Updated: IAG purchases NIKI

I wonder if the cancellation of the BAW Qatar A320 lease might be connected to the Niki acquisition, IAG might now have some unexpected spare aircraft to use

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by fcogafa
Tue Jan 02, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161866

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... s-b737-max
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Although behind a paywall, CH Avn reports RAM have ordered or been identified as B737MAX customers

https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... s-b737-max

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by fcogafa
Sun Dec 31, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161866

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

As has been seen before it isn't over until the year totals are officially announced, there are many MOU/LOI that could be firmed, THY & UAE B787s, UAE A380, Boeing IRA order etc

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by fcogafa
Fri Dec 22, 2017 9:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161866

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Is a 'purchase agreement' a firm order?

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by fcogafa
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Embraer and Boeing JV to be named Boeing Brasil Commercial
Replies: 774
Views: 95452

Re: Boeing has held takeover talks with Embraer: WSJ

Embraer are building the Phenom/Legacy types at Melbourne, FLA so expanding that facility would be a possibility.

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by fcogafa
Thu Dec 21, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161866

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Boeing weekly update

Changes since last update: 183 new orders (flydubai for 175 737s and Unidentified Customer(s) for six 737s and two 787s).

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by fcogafa
Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK launches London Stansted
Replies: 88
Views: 16467

Re: EK launches London Stansted

Does Stansted have sufficient Business/First lounges for an Emirates service

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by fcogafa
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)
Replies: 1856
Views: 251361

Re: CSeries - Flight Testing And Production Thread (Part 2)

From Flightglobal: Delta, Bombardier renegotiating delivery clause in CS100 deal Delta Air Lines has asked Bombardier to guarantee all 75 CS100s ordered in April 2016 will be assembled in Mobile, Alabama, instead of Canada, a top airline executive says. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/del...

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by fcogafa
Wed Dec 13, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 91409

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies

BlueSky1976 wrote:
Well, the market already proven A321Neo is better, so... go figure.


Easy to sell more when there was no competition. With the B737-10 things are more balanced.

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by fcogafa
Mon Dec 11, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161866

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Travel Service reportedly signs deal for another 9 737MAX which will increase its order book to 39 https://blueswandaily.com/travel-service-signs-order-for-nine-additional-737-max-aircraft-report/ CH Aviation quotes these as being from lessors https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/62234-czechias-...

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by fcogafa
Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161866

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Boeing changes this week - One new order (Unidentified Customer(s) for one 747). In the changes category, reduced 737 orders by one and 787 orders by one.

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by fcogafa
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 429907

Re: Boeing officially forms program office to flesh out 797 plans

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... on-443938/
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Spirit Aerosystems are upgrading their facility and hope to be a contractor for the 797

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... on-443938/

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by fcogafa
Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737MAX Surpasses 4000 Orders with 43% Market Share
Replies: 26
Views: 10130

Re: 737MAX Surpasses 4000 Orders with 43% Market Share

Where numbers are so large, does it matter as both manufacturers have all production covered at a similar rate for at least 7 years, which will exponentially increase for both.

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by fcogafa
Mon Dec 04, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: unknown Boeing 737-800 at San Bernadino, California
Replies: 14
Views: 2459

Re: unknown Boeing 737-800 at San Bernadino, California

Photos of the other side show IV on the tail top, so it is a B737-800 ex PRGIV. It has been used as a prop for a concert, the band playing in the hole in the side!

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by fcogafa
Thu Nov 30, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161866

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Only change on the Boeing site this week is identifying the 5 Okay B787s as previously unidentified. So they were in the unidentifieds even though the deal wasn't finalised (as above)?

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by fcogafa
Mon Nov 27, 2017 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways, Delta, Japan Airlines in talks with Boeing
Replies: 79
Views: 33041

Re: British Airways, Delta, Japan Airlines in talks with Boeing

I don't see it say that they are in talks at the moment, the article says:
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Key airplane-sales campaigns lie ahead at Delta, British Airways and Japan Airlines. All will be keenly fought and will help define the success of McAllister’s tenure at the top

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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish CEO: No need for the A380. Open for the idea
Replies: 25
Views: 10909

Re: Turkish CEO: No need for the A380. Open for the idea

I wonder if they meant A350-900, that was rumoured after the B787 announcement

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by fcogafa
Mon Nov 20, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2
Replies: 154
Views: 65944

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2

https://leehamnews.com/

....The Dubai Air Show was a clear win for Boeing, despite the last minute 430 airplane commitment from the Indigo Partners group.
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Balerit wrote:
So, well done Airbus on winning the 2017 DAS.


That is not how Leeham sees it

https://leehamnews.com/

....The Dubai Air Show was a clear win for Boeing, despite the last minute 430 airplane commitment from the Indigo Partners group.

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by fcogafa
Mon Nov 20, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s
Replies: 229
Views: 8947

Re: Hi Fly to add second hand A380s

Where are they coming from? Dr Peters has denied they are their ex SIA ones

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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 51178

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

quote 'It is believed that the 787 is currently TOW-limited by the undercarriage, which is at design maximum. I do not know if it is possible for Messier-Dowty to strengthen the gear structure to support higher weights' There are posts in the Leeham comments section that say a 787-10ER is in the pip...

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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EgyptAir to lease 6 787-9's from AerCap
Replies: 8
Views: 945

Re: EgyptAir to lease 6 787-9's from AerCap

MSR also leasing 15 A320NEO from Aercap according to CH Avn

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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2
Replies: 154
Views: 65944

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2

http://gulfbusiness.com/airbus-confirms ... a-airways/
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Shouldn't that be A320NEO's?

http://gulfbusiness.com/airbus-confirms ... a-airways/

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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aircraft Ordering - LOIs, MOUs, Options, Firm orders, etc
Replies: 8
Views: 5368

Re: Aircraft Ordering - LOIs, MOUs, Options, Firm orders, etc

A new one to add to the list, from Baltic this week was 'We have agreed to begin discussions.....!!

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by fcogafa
Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA reported to be in talks to acquire SQ A380s
Replies: 78
Views: 32656

Re: BA reported to be in talks to acquire SQ A380s

As always on this forum, things are getting carried away. The actual text of the article..... "We are in discussion with a number of potential buyers, including British Airways and a number of other European flag carriers as well as Asian low-cost airlines," Anselm Gehling, Dr Peters' chie...

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by fcogafa
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 429907

Re: Ethiopian interested to order 10-20 Boeing 797s

There seems to be a lot of interest, United, American, JAL, Ethiopian, Qantas have all said they are up for it, Boeing should just do it!

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by fcogafa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 88600

Re: Dubai AIr Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

kurtverbose wrote:
The telegraph reporting it's for 17.


The Telegraph yesterday said::
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Sources close to the pan-European aerospace business say it is likely to be for 17 aircraft, worth between $7bn and $8bn (£5.3bn-£6.1bn), though with options the order could eventually be higher.

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by fcogafa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 1:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 88600

Re: Dubai AIr Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

Part of the A380 deal is said to be a part buy back of older frames, I was wondering how that will work if the aircraft are leased

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by fcogafa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 51178

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

Another image from Boeing's twitter. https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/status/929646122146156544 https://i.imgur.com/qSoyy9n.jpg ps. That's a 787-9.... mistake? or something that hasn't been revealed yet? Good pick up, according to EK's press release they will be configured in both 2 and 3 class ...

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by fcogafa
Sun Nov 12, 2017 12:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 161866

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

That link leads to a 2014 photo?

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by fcogafa
Sat Nov 11, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders
Replies: 188
Views: 67729

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Boeing Orders

Yes, it was mentioned on the 787 thread. Could make sense as FDB are getting closer to Emirates

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