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by lhrnue
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Financial Discussion 2020
Replies: 432
Views: 60093

Re: Boeing in Crisis

Is drawing down this loan not just a response to the lower interest rates?

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by lhrnue
Sat Mar 07, 2020 5:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UK to leave European Aviation Safety Agency
Replies: 73
Views: 11463

Re: UK leaves european aerospacesafety agency

UK is also moving away from EC conformity and has created it's own called UKCA.

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by lhrnue
Wed Mar 04, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020
Replies: 1143
Views: 182694

Re: Coronavirus Aviation Related News & Discussion Thread - March 2020

I have visibility of the number of departing checked-in bags at one of the major European hub airports The daily departing number of bags this weeks is about 30% below the forecast … and these forecasts a very precise.

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by lhrnue
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020
Replies: 1740
Views: 190488

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounding, General Discussion Thread, January 2020

Indeed. As I predicted March last year the MAX would NOT be flying by the end of 2019. And here we are. ANOTHER software "issue". Not to mention the trove of emails leaked recently that imply a major criminal cover up. Mark my words: the MAX ain't gonna fly for a LONG time, if EVER. Would...

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by lhrnue
Tue Jan 07, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: British Airways To Launch Long-Haul Flights From Manchester
Replies: 176
Views: 28611

Re: Rumor: British Airways To Launch Long-Haul Flights From Manchester

KlimaBXsst wrote:
Manchester is a far more user friendly airport than Heathrow. The British and Americans will be thrilled.


Hahahahahhahaha .... have you ever passed security in Terminal 3?

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by lhrnue
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Can Boeing make a great come back in 2020?
Replies: 211
Views: 28797

Re: Can Boeing make a great come back in 2020?

JayinKitsap wrote:
Not sure, am amazed at how A.net cheers every problem at Boeing. Another A vs B battle (and of course A is far better - B is BAD).


The only thing which is grounded forever is the slogan "If it ain't boeing i'm not going."

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by lhrnue
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Prestwick Airport put up for sale
Replies: 33
Views: 7705

Re: Prestwick Airport put up for sale

Cunard wrote:
Donald Trump as your fully aware is not permitted to involve his business activities along with being President of the United States of America!


Does he know that?

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by lhrnue
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus preparing next major aircraft development
Replies: 151
Views: 31242

Re: Airbus preparing next major aircraft development

For the that sort of money I can be inspirational …. and a lady.

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by lhrnue
Tue Dec 17, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: British Airways next US route - PDX
Replies: 148
Views: 28567

Re: British Airways next US target

Would like to see Salt Lake City

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by lhrnue
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why the Lone Ranger mask on the new Airbus'?
Replies: 81
Views: 14845

Re: Why the Lone Ranger mask on the new Airbus'?

Because they can.

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by lhrnue
Wed Dec 11, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 739064

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

Wouldn't Boeing create the next problem if the stop production? Which is late delivery penalties … even from airlines not affected at the moment.

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by lhrnue
Sun Dec 08, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of third airline on PHX-LHR route?
Replies: 49
Views: 8112

Re: Possibility of third airline on PHX-LHR route?

So pensive that I fly LHR-LAX and drive to Phoenix.

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by lhrnue
Sat Nov 23, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dr. Peters begins scrapping of two ex-SIA A380s
Replies: 287
Views: 95292

Re: Dr. Peters begins scrapping of two ex-SIA A380s

Did Dr. Peter's investors make money out of their investment. Those A380 investments where once the big thing after ship investments declined.

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by lhrnue
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 739064

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

British Chanel 4 just shows a programme with the title "Boeing's Killer Airplane …" … just in case the flying public didn't know.

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by lhrnue
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019, Production suspended
Replies: 5670
Views: 739064

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q4 2019

So what's the latest? Does anyone know when these birds will start flying again? The latest is that American Airlines flight crews demand an active role in bringing the MAX back into operation … as they are scared flying on it https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-boeing-737max-american-airline-unions/...

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by lhrnue
Tue Oct 22, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air New Zealand dropping LHR launch NYC
Replies: 261
Views: 58087

Re: Air New Zealand dropping LHR launch NYC

Zkpilot wrote:
3) Brand recognition/presence - LHR does have a certain level of prestige to it,


That will earn NZ not a single cent.

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by lhrnue
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airlines ask HKG to waive fees - "flights no longer financially viable"
Replies: 98
Views: 36015

Re: Airlines ask HKG to waive fees - "flights no longer financially viable"

Last week I was checking London to Sydney and CX turned up the cheapest option.

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by lhrnue
Fri Oct 18, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is everything at EWR Brown?
Replies: 54
Views: 14798

Re: Why is everything at EWR Brown?

Why is everything in a Boeing cockpit brown?

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by lhrnue
Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Udvar-Hazy: Boeing planning a B737 MAX 9ER
Replies: 174
Views: 33737

Re: Udvar-Hazy: Boeing planning a B737 MAX 9ER

When the board of directors permits it. All of whom should have been canned by now for the MAX debacle. What would that achieve? Board members do not govern the day2day operations of a company, that'd be the officers.... and many/most of the officers whose decisions led to the current 737MAX, are a...

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by lhrnue
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus delivers 1,000th A320neo Family aircraft to IndiGo
Replies: 6
Views: 1744

Re: Airbus delivers 1,000th A320neo Family aircraft to IndiGo

Wow ... 1000 already ... time is flying

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by lhrnue
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Easyjet Heathrow ambitions ..
Replies: 23
Views: 5536

Re: Easyjet Heathrow ambitions ..

This is a serious ambition. 50+ daily flights out of T2 by 2035.

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by lhrnue
Sat Aug 31, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Eurovision 2020 in RTM, impact on aviation
Replies: 14
Views: 3882

Re: Eurovision 2020 in RTM, impact on aviation

The impact will be zero

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by lhrnue
Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 663199

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

Is there somewhere a summary/progress report of the re-certification progress?

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by lhrnue
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did EK and A. collude to end A380?
Replies: 14
Views: 3306

Re: Why did EK and A. collude to end A380?

GalaxyFlyer wrote:
What nation prohibited the A380?


Not prohibiting the A380 ... but Germnay is most cetainly restricting capacity compared to what EK wants.

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by lhrnue
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What happens to Jeffrey Epstein's aircraft following his death
Replies: 21
Views: 5731

Re: What happens to Jeffrey Epstein's aircraft following his death

Everything should be seized, sold and anonymously given to good causes.

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by lhrnue
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 663199

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

I just scrolled around in Google maps ... there is not a single aircraft parked at Boeing Field and Paine Field. At Renton about 15 aircraft are visible. What's going on there ... that was definitive not the case a couple of weeks ago.

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by lhrnue
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: American Airlines Increases International Presence, Makes First Entrance Into Africa
Replies: 509
Views: 111126

Re: Rumor: American to make huge announcement

Merger with Airbus. New company name American Airbus.

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by lhrnue
Mon Aug 05, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Georgian Airways flight attendant standing in aisle during landing
Replies: 28
Views: 7268

Re: Georgian Airways flight attendant standing in aisle during landing

Had AF flight attendants not being on their seats for start and landing ... their seems to be no check between cockpit and cabin.

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by lhrnue
Sun Aug 04, 2019 5:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LCY / Hard Brexit consequences
Replies: 70
Views: 11762

Re: LCY / Hard Brexit consequences

Air traffic agreements even for "hard" Brexit are already agreed between the EU and UK.

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by lhrnue
Wed Jul 24, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 663199

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

ArgentoSystems wrote:
Why does media continue to refer to Max as "bestselling" jet? :)



To describe the magnitude of the disaster.

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by lhrnue
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BBC Planespotting Live, Staring 23rd July 20.00 BBC4.
Replies: 34
Views: 7792

Re: BBC Planespotting Live, Staring 23rd July 20.00 BBC4.

KliptWings wrote:
Its dreadful........


The air traffic controller was gorgeous tho ...

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by lhrnue
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why did Luton Airport build its original terminal in that specific position?
Replies: 17
Views: 4859

Re: Why did Luton Airport build its original terminal in that specific position?

I actually find it quite amazing how much operation they can squeezes out of this tiny and constraint space.

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by lhrnue
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019
Replies: 4380
Views: 663199

Re: Boeing 737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q3 2019

How long can an aircraft be parked before it need maintenance when going back into service?

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by lhrnue
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM virtual look inside 787-10
Replies: 33
Views: 5893

Re: KLM virtual look inside 787-10

What is the purpose of these pseudo room diverters in Economy?

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by lhrnue
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG 737 Max Order Is Prompted by More Than Just Price: CEO
Replies: 151
Views: 26096

Re: IAG 737 Max Order Is Prompted by More Than Just Price: CEO

I am a frequent flyer with BA as I just live between Heathrow and Gatwick. This will change as soon as a route I want to get on is served by a MAX. I will not put my family in a MAX.

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by lhrnue
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Poland's proposed new mega airport CPK reveals competing design concepts
Replies: 68
Views: 10632

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.

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by lhrnue
Sun Jul 07, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP schedules first non stop A321LR service between Europa and South America
Replies: 118
Views: 24845

Re: TAP schedules first non stop A321LR service between Europa and South America

Long haul with an narrowbody is a strong no from me

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by lhrnue
Sun Jun 30, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to CHS 787 Production Site
Replies: 154
Views: 21451

Re: Federal Prosecutors Expanding Boeing Investigation to Alleged Shoddy 787 Site

Aceskywalker wrote:
D. US government throws them the book with heavy fines and jail time for some employees/executives


If it goes all t_ts up for Boeing the US government will bail them out, as the literally can't afford Boeing to go bankrupt.

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by lhrnue
Sun Jun 23, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What happened to WOW's fleet after it Collapsed?
Replies: 15
Views: 6225

Re: What happened to WOW's fleet after it Collapsed?

I saw one parked at Keflavik two weeks ago ... next to 4 grounded Icelandair 737 Max

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by lhrnue
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max
Replies: 398
Views: 71303

Re: IAG sign LOI for 200 B737 Max

Re the "container fetish", it won't be long until containers are moving on AGV's between baggage hall and aircraft stand. Furthermore within the T3 baggage hall some containers are loaded on the 3rd floor of the building and therefore are transported with lifts and on conveyor lines. In th...

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by lhrnue
Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 90729

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

The notorious British press is not holding back on this news.

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by lhrnue
Wed May 22, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad A380 with 20 pax on board
Replies: 35
Views: 15587

Re: Etihad A380 with 20 pax on board

If this would be reliably the case ... I would be the first to book Etihad.
And for the balance, I once flew in a completely empty business class section on a BA A380 from LHR to LAX. And as this was only the 3rd business class flight in my life, I did pay upfront the fee to get a window seat :-)

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by lhrnue
Tue May 07, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A330neo & Etihad A350-1000 Spotted Flying
Replies: 44
Views: 11135

Re: First Delta A330neo & Etihad A350-1000 Spotted Flying

The A330 is such a beautiful aircraft with perfect proportions.

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by lhrnue
Thu May 02, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How come the DL A350 can't fly LAX-SYD it is rumored?
Replies: 315
Views: 57640

Re: How come the DL A350 can't fly LAX-SYD it is rumored?

x1234 wrote:
I'm planning to book AA's 789 because of the lower cabin pressure


Is the lower cabin pressure something you have to pre-book, or is it available upon request on the day?

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by lhrnue
Mon Apr 29, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 745648

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

In case the Boeing CEO tried to convince people to fly with the MAX again ... well he failed me.

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by lhrnue
Sun Apr 21, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AC A330 Fleet News and Updates Discussion Thread - 2019
Replies: 398
Views: 124153

Re: Air Canada will add 4 more A330-300s in 2019

Are they filling TATL gaps left by the MAX?

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by lhrnue
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Germany proposes joint European aircraft carrier
Replies: 154
Views: 15602

Re: Germany proposes joint European aircraft carrier

vr773 wrote:
Mortyman wrote:
Norway alo has a brand New replenishment ship:

Image



So .... Norway built an A350.

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by lhrnue
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Are Bus Boardings so Common in Europe and so Rare in the USA?
Replies: 188
Views: 25403

Re: Why Are Bus Boardings so Common in Europe and so Rare in the USA?

The market share of Airbus is larger than of Boeing in Europe … so of course there are more bus boardings.

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by lhrnue
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European Aviation Market: Total Disaster
Replies: 112
Views: 15967

Re: European Aviation Market: Total Disaster

It's called Free-market Economy ... I know something unheard of in the USA.

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