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by RalXWB
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus officially launches 251t A330neo variant
Replies: 137
Views: 26810

Re: Airbus officially launches 251t A330neo variant

Wouldn't this negate the a350-900 except for the longest or most cargo heavy routes? If this actually has more range than the 77E, then TPAC from the East coast shouldn't be an issue (UA already flies EWR-HKG with a 77E). Airbus is cutting its own lunch making a cheaper product so close to the payl...

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by RalXWB
Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 438614

Re: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018

Quote: "Once the 797 arrives then it kills the one advantage the A321 has". I don´t know what is worse, that people write such things or that people actually believe this...smh

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by RalXWB
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project
Replies: 97
Views: 22216

Re: Lufthansa Lockheed Super Star Restoration Project

Is there a possibility to restore the Super Constellation at Munich Visitor Park to flying condition?

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by RalXWB
Mon Mar 19, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CS300 @KJFK in the jetBlue Hangar
Replies: 76
Views: 17716

Re: CS300 @KJFK in the jetBlue Hangar

Cannot wait for the "Proudly All Airbus" sticker :stirthepot:

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by RalXWB
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 73664

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

So where does the -9 suddenly get all this range from with full pax and stuff?

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by RalXWB
Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March
Replies: 569
Views: 73664

Re: Inaugural QF MEL-PER-LHR this Saturday 24 March

How many seats do they block...40, 50?

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by RalXWB
Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dynamic exits BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name
Replies: 98
Views: 19862

Re: Dynamic exists BK, seeks to grow fleet, use Eastern Air Lines name

The average fleet age of almost 30 years sounds promising....not

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by RalXWB
Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 605
Views: 161068

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

MrBren wrote:


They are still not operating, right?

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by RalXWB
Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UTA to Denpasar Bali in the late 1980s?
Replies: 46
Views: 4991

Re: UTA to Denpasar Bali in the late 1980s?

SQ789 wrote:
What is UTA anyway?


An Airline :old:

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by RalXWB
Fri Mar 09, 2018 2:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pressure mounts on Airbus A330 in widebody order battle
Replies: 283
Views: 40329

Re: Pressure mounts on Airbus A330 in widebody order battle

They will only dominate in your reality... As if Airbus just sits there and does nothing :white:

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by RalXWB
Fri Mar 09, 2018 11:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH CEO: A321LR Range Not Enough
Replies: 101
Views: 18462

Re: LH CEO: A321LR Range Not Enough

xwb777 wrote:
What about MUC - DXB with the A321LR?


You don´t need a LR for this route, the "regular" NEOs are sufficient...

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 08, 2018 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pressure mounts on Airbus A330 in widebody order battle
Replies: 283
Views: 40329

Re: Pressure mounts on Airbus A330 in widebody order battle

So in your world the A330 has basically only one strength. Perhaps you should write Airbus that it almost makes no sense as a program :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X CEO in Seattle discussing 787-10
Replies: 92
Views: 13983

Re: AirAsia X CEO in Seattle discussing 787-10

Maybe, but only maybe in a twilight world Air Asia X is perfectly happy with their Airbus planes because they deliver what they want. Yes, there are proudly all Airbus-operators out there, too. Sadly, due to the HA order, some people here think and constantly repeat that every airline which operates...

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 08, 2018 7:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH CEO: A321LR Range Not Enough
Replies: 101
Views: 18462

Re: LH CEO: A321LR Range Not Enough

There is a world outside of Transatlantic routes. This thread turned into another A321 bashing...smh.

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by RalXWB
Tue Mar 06, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing says "no" to restarting 767 production
Replies: 60
Views: 11314

Re: Boeing says "no" to restarting 767 production

thekorean wrote:
It would be a better idea to bring back 757.


The most annoying line here on Anet... Why would anybody bring back a 70s technology plane whose production ended 14 years ago???

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by RalXWB
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 16764

Re: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet

Good that only certain biased users or a user have doubts about LH fleet and not LH itself :white:

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by RalXWB
Sun Mar 04, 2018 8:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer pitches E195-E2 at JetBlue
Replies: 282
Views: 46326

Re: Embraer pitches E195-E2 at JetBlue

This is Airbus order to lose. They can offer the best package deal - from the A (CS)-100 up to the A321...

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?
Replies: 120
Views: 23284

Re: Intro of Singapore AIr A350ULR Routes?

Will all 7 planes have the same "low density" configuration?

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia sells aircraft leasing unit
Replies: 18
Views: 1135

Re: AirAsia sells up to 182 Airbus jets for $1.2 billion

This thread title is so misleading, they are selling a leasing company, and of course, the bad old myth of Airbus selling planes at bargain prices comes up again...

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 01, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 101936

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

I am aware of that, I just stated the FACT that AB assigned production slots for HAs 338s...nothing else, which is still more credible than many on this thread stating HA cancelled their order. #justsaying

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3491
Views: 438614

Re: Why is Boeing waiting to officially launch the NMA or the "797?"

Richy is not a professional :rotfl:

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 01, 2018 11:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement
Replies: 260
Views: 48414

Re: United eyes A330-800 for fleet replacement

United with its current Continental and Boeing Board will never order any more Airbus unfortunately...

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 01, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: Hawaiian signs 787 LOI
Replies: 840
Views: 101936

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

Meanwhile, Airbus has assigned the first two production slots for HA´s 338s... :white:

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by RalXWB
Thu Mar 01, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Doubts about the use of LH long-haul fleet
Replies: 86
Views: 16764

Re: Doubts of the use of Lufthansa long-haul flotation

Cannot wait for LH ordering some 351s...

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by RalXWB
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 441
Views: 134186

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Fantastic news!

KarelXWB wrote:
Two A330-800 production slots have been assigned to Hawaiian Airlines: MSN 1960 and MSN 1968.

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by RalXWB
Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order
Replies: 124
Views: 22063

Re: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order

Sorry, but the person behind Strategic Aero research has no credibility at all. He must be the most extremist Boeing fanboy out there and most of his posts are beyond ridiculous.

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by RalXWB
Tue Feb 27, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was Delta So late to the A321 game?
Replies: 46
Views: 9229

Re: Why was Delta So late to the A321 game?

"The A32X family line is slightly cheaper than the corresponding 737's."
I doubt that very much, i.e. so you are saying a 739 is more expensive than a 321?

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by RalXWB
Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why was Delta So late to the A321 game?
Replies: 46
Views: 9229

Re: Why was Delta So late to the A321 game?

Like other operators, DL saw what a great machine the 321 is and just ordered more or just tried to catch up :white:

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by RalXWB
Sun Feb 25, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo for the Lufthansa Group?
Replies: 43
Views: 10824

Re: A330neo for the Lufthansa Group

So now you are comparing DC-9 versions to the A330? Makes no sense. But to each his own...

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by RalXWB
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Level to get 787s?
Replies: 20
Views: 5451

Re: Level to get 787s?

They have 2 A332 currently with 3 more orders. Why would they get another type now? The A330s are here to stay...

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by RalXWB
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo for the Lufthansa Group?
Replies: 43
Views: 10824

Re: A330neo for the Lufthansa Group

Another "The A330 is doomed" thread...smh. People seem to forget how many A330s Airbus sold...

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by RalXWB
Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order
Replies: 124
Views: 22063

Re: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order

"Imperfect substitute of A350". #Quoteoftheday :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Batik Air to convert entire A321neo order to A321LR
Replies: 46
Views: 8615

Re: Batik Air to convert entire A321neo order to A321LR

I think so. ACF is an option now and will become standard for the NEO in 2020. The A321 Neo ACF is also the base for the LR.

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by RalXWB
Thu Feb 22, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...
Replies: 137
Views: 18527

Re: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...

I find it amusing that some people here are already proclaiming the end of Airbus. Airbus sold around 1600 A330. Why on earth would they want to kill the programme? ANet and the "Bird" are so funny sometimes.

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by RalXWB
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How does Delta like their A350 so far?
Replies: 86
Views: 30438

Re: How does Delta like their A350 so far?

This is why Anet is hillarious sometimes, first people said DL will never take delivery of their 350s and now it is a bad plane because it is supposedly not on time... :white:

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by RalXWB
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology
Replies: 154
Views: 18753

Re: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology

"Boeing gets the best choice of engines" - "Airbus can pick the engines rejected by Boeing". Only in your reality, only there :banghead:

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by RalXWB
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797
Replies: 171
Views: 25929

Re: Delta wants to be the launch customer for 797

Delta has 100 321Neos on order so they already have a 757 replacement...

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A crew of 6 on an ATR? Anyway, RIP...

qf789 wrote:
Report of 66 people on aircraft, 60 passengers plus 6 crew

http://www.airlive.net/breaking-aseman- ... mountains/

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by RalXWB
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month
Replies: 142
Views: 17800

Re: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month

Thank you. You nailed it! It isn’t most orders will be cancelled, deferred, etc. The reality is that Airbus has had a 17% cancellation rate over the past three years when looking at net in year of cancellation. (I averaged three years since last year’s 23% cancellation rate was a bit of an anomaly a...

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by RalXWB
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month
Replies: 142
Views: 17800

Re: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month

Sad to see another Anet-myth is still alive. "Most A320 orders are from unstable airlines or won´t be fully taken up or will be deferred or will be cancelled or orderbook inflation or order bubble or whatever". If there is a bubble or something similar it affects all types and not just one...

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by RalXWB
Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology
Replies: 154
Views: 18753

Re: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology

According to your opinion everything about the 380 is old and outdated. Can you please explain why Airlines are still flying the old and outdated 380? #quoteoftheday I dont think you can blame GE. Airbus designs for the A380 started in the 90s and into the early 2000's...... everything with this air...

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by RalXWB
Thu Feb 15, 2018 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus increases profit by 189% in 2017
Replies: 36
Views: 3707

Re: Airbus increases profit by 189% in 2017

Where is the post "Why is Airbus not more profitable?". As with sales figures, the real numbers do not lie :white:

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by RalXWB
Wed Feb 14, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin A330 is drawing heart?
Replies: 11
Views: 4764

Re: Virgin A330 is drawing heart?

Love is really in the air...

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by RalXWB
Tue Feb 13, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IndiGo mulls up to 25 A321LR aircaft
Replies: 36
Views: 6322

Re: IndiGo mulls up to 25 A321LR aircaft

Congratulations to Airbus and Indigo, the Airbus-MOM is catching up nicely :rotfl:

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by RalXWB
Mon Feb 12, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't TAP Portugal acquire Boeing's any more?
Replies: 50
Views: 9904

Re: Why doesn't TAP Portugal acquire Boeing's any more?

The reaction of some people to an all-Airbus airline are hillarious...sort of.

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by RalXWB
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why doesn't TAP Portugal acquire Boeing's any more?
Replies: 50
Views: 9904

Re: Why doesn't TAP Portugal acquire Boeing's any more?

Some of the above posts on this thread are funny. :) The short answer to why TAP Air Portugal doesn't order Boeings anymore is actually simple: None of Boeing's aircraft (for the last couple of decades) is a better fit for TAP's fleet and strategy than the Airbus they have already taken and are on ...

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by RalXWB
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 1st A330-800 emerges from the paint shop
Replies: 145
Views: 34257

Re: 1st A330-800 emerges from the paint shop

Kadish wrote:
I see IAG ordering them. Makes sense for all of them.
Replacing BA 767/772, new thin routes in South America or Asia for Ib, the same for Air Linus but in USA and even Level can take advantage.


The 6 or 7 remaining 767s at BA are also replaced by A321s...

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