making phone calls, haha. can't remember the last time i did that. QHD OLED stands for QuadHD Organic Light Emitting Diode. OLEDS are on on the very best computers and TVs, and way better than the shitty LCDs that are used for ifes. BTW... the IFE Delta is installing is a Hitachi tablet, mounted in...Jump to post
Is DL's passenger demographic that much different than AA's? I find it bizarre that all of AA's data says people would rather watch movies on their 3 inch phones, while somehow DL's passengers strongly prefer built in IFE. Amazing to me that the US airline that's actually investing in it's product ...Jump to post
I a fan of AA in general, but there needs to be leadership change. Doug is not working out, fresh blood is needed. But I'm not sure Kirby is the man either.Jump to post
Engines back already. That was fast. that was what, like 5 weeks? so much for everyone claiming that the 77x would be months behind the schedule. I just wish to say that the first flight is now about 9 months behind the initially expected date. I think it is fair to say that it is today behind sche...Jump to post
one thing AA does very well is having newer planes. And yet I always find myself on a LUS or LHP A321 that seems to be falling apart with a little lipstick on the pig (new leather seat covers). No IFE, No power, broken overhead bins, etc. But kudos to AA for having "newer" planes. Avg fle...Jump to post
one thing AA does very well is having newer planes.Jump to post
Melbourne is far af lol why the hell would you fly in there It's actually a really good alternative to MCO. It's only an hour's drive away on all freeway. I'd highly recommend if you are going to have a car in the area. i'm an orlandoan. MLB is 1.5 hrs with no traffic, and you'll be hitting traffic...Jump to post
727LOVER wrote:musman9853 wrote:Melbourne is far af lol why the hell would you fly in there
Ummm...maybe to go to Melbourne...ya know, quiet time on the beach. Not every soul wants to go to Disney
Neither Level or Veuling have any more spare aircraft than BA. Remember the IAG 737Max plan is to be BA liveried at LGW.... When IAG bought the Monarch slots at LGW, BA used two Titan A320s, a Titan 737-400 and a Privatair 737-700 for additional services to use the slots. With the ongoing 737MAX an...Jump to post
I'm amazed at the other posts missing out that the old IST maxed out. Geez, how many taxiway collisions were there?
Or a scaled down Trent 7000/1000 or GEnx. Honestly the thrust requirements aren't far from the 788. However, I'd like to see PW win this fight. The GTF needs to take a leap up the thrust ladder. iirc the GE ceo said a few months ago that it would likely be a CFM proposal rather than a GE one. Well,...Jump to post
All advances Boeing made in their process does not really help them that much in the case of the 797, as the 797 needs an engine and can not use an existing off the shelf solution. (While the MQ-25 and the Red Hawk do use existing engines) a scaled up leap wouldnt be too bad to develop. Or a scaled...Jump to post
seahawk wrote:All advances Boeing made in their process does not really help them that much in the case of the 797, as the 797 needs an engine and can not use an existing off the shelf solution. (While the MQ-25 and the Red Hawk do use existing engines)
isn't that the goal for project black diamond? get the 797 going and use the lessons from that to build a rate 60 7107. You must be referring to the secret program "Mighty Eagle" where the worlds best engineers have resiliently been validating cutting edge production technology creating t...Jump to post
For the 2-3-2 NMA to work, either Boeing has made some kind of technological breakthrough or it would have to be part of some kind of 757/767 type common development that shares development costs with the NSA. Unless they have made a technological breakthrough, the market sliver isn't big enough to...Jump to post
WTF?...they're peanuts! :lol: Southwest Airlines, which discontinued its practice of giving out complimentary peanuts in August 2018, has recently decided to bring back its “legendary” snacks for shoppers at its online store — and despite the seemingly steep price, the nuts have already sold out. h...Jump to post
As for the NMA, there have been rumblings among analysts that Boeing might eventually shelve the proposed plane, which targets a narrow market sliver between the largest single-aisle and smallest wide-body aircraft. Some think the Chicago-based manufacturer should instead focus on a new single-aisl...Jump to post
SQ22 wrote:NZ and Boeing have firmed up the order for eight 787-10.
https://boeing.mediaroom.com/2019-09-25 ... liner-Jets
Except the fact that the aircraft is grey not white looks pretty damn white on my screen. maybe my opinion will change when i see it in person. Current colours are not white. New colours are not white. SAS hasn't been white for decades. You're telling me this isn't a eurowhite? https://albertaviati...Jump to post
Except the fact that the aircraft is grey not white looks pretty damn white on my screen. maybe my opinion will change when i see it in person. You can clearly see the difference between the actual white in the Danish and Norwegian flags and the "SAS" titles on the tail, and the actual co...Jump to post
SASViking wrote:musman9853 wrote:wow, another boring eurowhite. at least there's some silver to spice things up.
Except the fact that the aircraft is grey not white
jfklganyc wrote:330 still parked on T4 ramp at JFK this morning.
I would upload a picture but this site makes that a pain in the behind so use your imagination.
The MAS 380 is taxiing in KUL, destination N/A Well it’s on it’s way somewhere as MH8490 which is clearly not a regular flight number, but as it’s 13 hours from KUL, not getting there by 6pm local time for sure. As I type running through 18,000ft. Source: flightradar24 but can’t copy a link I am af...Jump to post
Boeing and Airbus customize the physics and flight characteristics for their respective customers. Types are not interchangeable between different airlines, and therefore can only be flown by flight crew trained specifically on a given airline's fleet. How, exactly, does an AA 738 have different “p...Jump to post
spinkid wrote:Only if both the pilot and copilot had the fish for dinner.
Parking (and not necessarily scrapping) 35 MD-10-10F, A310-300F or MD11F aircraft should be seen as pretty darn sensible, no? They're still taking 76F in significant numbers, and will still be running 50 MD11F which is a lot more than anyone else. They're parking the oldest or less fuel efficient a...Jump to post
a220 is still significantly smaller though, the 3-2 config makes it inherently less cost effective that a 3-3. now there are plenty of reasons an a220 can be more efficient than a current nb, but that's not assured But anyone buying the A220 has no Boeing option for the segment really is my point, ...Jump to post
Part of the testing involves cycling the fuselage pressure up and down hundreds of times looking for stress/fatigue issues. doing the highest pressure test first destroys all that information. like bending the wings to failure on the first test..... now you need to build another set of wings and in...Jump to post
I think we forgot about how the plane is too short (a.k.a. too low to the ground) hence the engine allocation problems that created the balance issue. When they replace MAX, they gonna take care of this issue first. I know about the landing gear extension, but they need more than that. Besides, MAX...Jump to post
One of the reasons for the accelerated demise of the A380 is that it costs 30 million to refurbish it - Something is wrong with this statement! We all agree and know that the A380 has increased operations costs since it has 4 engines compared to other WB's using 2. Does it really cost US 30 million...Jump to post
i can't believe there are airlines that have excellent reputations that somehow manage to skate by with awful interiors. (cough emirates cough)Jump to post
The real danger for Boeing is the US and Cgina trade deal and if President Trump do not agree to a deal soon then Boeing will lose many orders including cancellation of existing yet to deliver aircrafts. China accounts for half or more of all Boeing aircraft orders. That is alot and Airbus will gai...Jump to post
Interesting development. I imagine such a launch will garner a lot of orders shortly after. Longer and thinner is the fad nowadays. Maybe Hawaiian would like some for deeper routes into the US :scratchchin: ? Now I'm dreaming of MIA-IQQ/ANF/CJC/CUZ/MIA/IGU, JFK-ABZ/LIL/LUX Yes that MIA-MIA route is...Jump to post
Neeleman is a smart guy. He knows how Azul's E190's were maintained. It is a buyer's market for used E190's. He can swap precious A220 delivery slots with new-fleet-hungry airlines like DL and AF, which will delay major capital costs during Moxy's financially-fragile start up period. Plus, he needs...Jump to post
https://twitter.com/jonostrower/status/ ... 05762?s=09
Also will apparently be the launch operator of the A220XLR
NameOmitted wrote:Is Boom selling enough aircraft to keep 10,000 people employed?
For me, one key takeaway was: “While our root cause assessment continues, at this time we do not expect that this will have a significant impact on aircraft design or on our overall test programme schedule". Of course. That's what Boeing will continue to say until they announce an impact on de...Jump to post
Rumor mill is Emirates will defer about half their 777x orders for 787 planes makes sense. defer the 77x for a380 replacement later in the decade. in the meanwhile take the smaller, more efficient plane. Not really. Axe the older, underperforming A380s from their underperforming routes as early as ...Jump to post
Spetsnaz55 wrote:Rumor mill is Emirates will defer about half their 777x orders for 787 planes
Why? The food? FAs? IFE? IMO, the BA F seat is roomier. Agree about the "net experience, pro and con"... but interested in your analysis. maybe significant upgrade is a bit much but IMO the seat style is better, the screens arent 15 years old, FAs are excellent imo in both airlines. IMO A...Jump to post
Honestly BA F to AA J is a significant upgrade Why? The food? FAs? IFE? IMO, the BA F seat is roomier. Agree about the "net experience, pro and con"... but interested in your analysis. maybe significant upgrade is a bit much but IMO the seat style is better, the screens arent 15 years old...Jump to post
Looking at the last 15 days, BA281 from LHR to LAX has been cancelled 4 (!) times, and is cancelled tomorrow too. This is a 789 flight. Does anyone have any insights into why so many? I am on the flight in two weeks' time and do hope to make it... but also, wonder if it's a technical issue or rathe...Jump to post