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by musman9853
Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest posts Q1 2019 earnings
Replies: 16
Views: 3692

Re: Southwest posts Q1 2019 earnings

the max grounding is gonna screw over a bunch of investors, me thinks.

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by musman9853
Wed Apr 24, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2019 Orders
Replies: 486
Views: 137568

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders

george77300 wrote:
Boeing CEO also announced 364 x 777X on order. (Website currently only showing 344.)

Therefore an unknown order for 20 frames has been booked by someone.


saudia maybe? there were rumors that they were wanting some

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by musman9853
Wed Apr 24, 2019 1:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 388600

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

i quite like it, though it could have use a bit more change imo. I still prefer american's current livery though.

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by musman9853
Tue Apr 23, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery released
Replies: 1797
Views: 388600

Re: United Airlines "Evolution" to Globe Livery coming in April

No matter what UA reveals tomorrow, I predict the following: 1. A minuscule fraction of A.net will either like it or not care. 2. The overwhelming majority of A.net will completely lose their minds and claim the new livery is the worst aviation livery disaster since the last airline rebranding. i f...

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by musman9853
Sat Apr 20, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Scanning Machines Flagging Too Many Black Women
Replies: 68
Views: 10805

Re: TSA Scanning Machines Flagging Too Many Black Women

as a muslim guy, i always can't wait for those random searches! OH yes I can confirm from my own experiences. Racist to the bone, or metal. I have been 8 times to the US and every single time random check.. wish I had that luck with the lottery, I would have been a Billionaire by now. Random my A_ ...

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by musman9853
Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA Scanning Machines Flagging Too Many Black Women
Replies: 68
Views: 10805

Re: TSA Scanning Machines Flagging Too Many Black Women

as a muslim guy, i always can't wait for those random searches!

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by musman9853
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international
Replies: 62
Views: 9795

Re: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international

FSDan wrote:
musman9853 wrote:
american is probably salivating at the thought of getting more slots at their fortress hubs


DFW isn't slot restricted. AA will be happy to get more gates, though.


derp, yes lol.

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by musman9853
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet
Replies: 145
Views: 20775

Re: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet

I would say thanks for the laugh but with over 300 people dead that'd be pretty callous. 'Intended to be transparent'? Are you actually serious? You have a very different definition of transparent to the one most of us are familiar with. Even one of Boeing's test pilots has been quoted saying he wa...

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by musman9853
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international
Replies: 62
Views: 9795

Re: Unconfirmed: DFW to build terminal F which’ll most likely be international

american is probably salivating at the thought of getting more slots at their fortress hubs

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by musman9853
Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz
Replies: 173
Views: 32286

Re: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz

Where is this story that AA is going to end JFK-LHR? https://viewfromthewing.boardingarea.com/2019/02/08/will-american-airlines-drop-new-york-london-in-2022-as-ba-moves-into-jfk-terminal-8/ rumor that once ba goes to t8 in jfk, american won't fly any of thier metal tatl, instead revenue sharing as ...

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by musman9853
Sun Apr 14, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz
Replies: 173
Views: 32286

Re: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz

I have no idea what you're talking about. It's the strongest player in the Transatlantic market from the UK - growing in capacity and destinations served every year. KIX shows BA can carve out a niche in Asia too - the UK's geography simply doesn't lend itself to be a strong player the the Europe-A...

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by musman9853
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet
Replies: 145
Views: 20775

Re: Southwest pilots question all-Boeing fleet

Due to requests we will keep this thread open since the other thread is so many pages. Enjoy and stay on topic...thanks guys. :thumbsup: good decision, you don't wanto drown everything in 1 mega thread. yeah, after like 10 pages the megathread gets really difficult to follow. and that thread has wh...

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by musman9853
Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz
Replies: 173
Views: 32286

Re: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz

We'll see. That BA is losing relevance in all its markets, from Asia to TATL and the Kangaroo route is a certainty. Short-term profits, long-term disaster. I have no idea what you're talking about. It's the strongest player in the Transatlantic market from the UK - growing in capacity and destinati...

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by musman9853
Sat Apr 13, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz
Replies: 173
Views: 32286

Package of new/used A380's pitched to BA was uncompetitive: Cruz

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/package-of-newused-a380s-pitched-to-ba-was-uncompe-457443/ pretty interesting article. according to BA's ceo the a380 wasn't even close to being competitive with the 777x. a big factor was interior mods would have taken 50 million a plane, which at that poi...

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by musman9853
Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: OSM Aviation orders 60 all-electric planes
Replies: 55
Views: 6072

Re: OSM Aviation orders 60 all-electric planes

bennett123 wrote:
If planes are going to be Electric in the future, just like cars, where is all the Electricity coming from?.


solar, wind, natural gas. the same way all electricity is gonna be made

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by musman9853
Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta looking into accelerating MD-90 retirement
Replies: 203
Views: 31489

Re: Delta looking into accelerating MD-90 retirement

Thank God for these old birds dying

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by musman9853
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021
Replies: 947
Views: 151011

Re: Confirmed: Jetblue Announces Flights to London from JFK and BOS from 2021

[code][/code] Mint will be a huge challenge to AA and DL at LHR. I think B6 appeals to the business traveler time rushed not interested in lounges, particularly the young crowd that doesn't seem to have the "lounge fevor." BOS should also be a good station for B6 to London. It will be inte...

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by musman9853
Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Deliveries
Replies: 148
Views: 26214

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Deliveries

Slight misunderstanding. On the A320 family the rate is in regards to 12 month. So in 2018 Airbus was on average at 52.2 reaching 54 a month end of the year and delivered 626 frames. This year, 2019, Airbus is further ramping up to 60 frames a month by summer and will be at about 700 frames for the...

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by musman9853
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Deliveries
Replies: 148
Views: 26214

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Deliveries

The 787 will not get to 14 until later this year and the 777 in passenger form will be very low, so they will probably both deliver around 160 passenger widebodies this year, if Airbus can get their act together with the A330. Geoff Also remember Airbus is on 11 month years and Boeing 12. So rate 1...

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by musman9853
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 686
Views: 182568

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

aldrigsomandre wrote:
musman9853 wrote:
what's gonna happen to ataturk? is it being demolished?


It'll become a park, supposedly. For the time being, the taxpayers are responsible for covering the loss that will be incurred by the early pre-2021 closure of it.


thanks!

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by musman9853
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread
Replies: 686
Views: 182568

Re: Istanbul new airport - latest pictures and discussion thread

what's gonna happen to ataturk? is it being demolished?

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by musman9853
Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Deliveries
Replies: 148
Views: 26214

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Deliveries

Boeing’s widebody lead this year is likely to be largely due to freighters and military variants. Geoff i mean 787 alone is going to rate 14. a350 is at rate 10, and a330neo is being cut to rate 3.5. so the 787 alone is gonna be outproducing the entire airbus widebody lineup. (a380 production is so...

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by musman9853
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Deliveries
Replies: 148
Views: 26214

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Deliveries

How can there be a race when MAX is grounded ? Boeing is still building MAXs; they are not delivering them. Once the grounding is over (which it will be) there will be a huge “bubble” of deliveries. However, I did read that they are going to cut production from 52 to 42 a month. I presume this is t...

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by musman9853
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM CEO: We will take delivery of A350
Replies: 63
Views: 20209

Re: KLM CEO: We will take delivery of A350

how difficult would it be to transfer the af 787s to klm in exchange of the a350s? i know af-klm isnt as integrated as iag, but they are more or less the same company, no?

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by musman9853
Tue Apr 09, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Effects of Trump tariffs on Airbus
Replies: 27
Views: 4462

Re: Effects of Trump tariffs on Airbus

scbriml wrote:
GalebG4 wrote:
What are the consequences on Airbus if tariffs are imposed?


The WTO also found Boeing guilty, so the EU will simply impose tit-for-tat tariffs.

Only the lawyers win. :spin:


i thought the boeing wto case was still undergoing?

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by musman9853
Mon Apr 08, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2019 Orders
Replies: 486
Views: 137568

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html


That brings up orders to what, 10? Wonder how they got financing...
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Asiaflyer wrote:
Uganda Airlines has firmed up an order for 2 A330-800neo.

https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-r ... craft.html


That brings up orders to what, 10? Wonder how they got financing...

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by musman9853
Sun Apr 07, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?
Replies: 103
Views: 16099

Re: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?

LH has the better product, the corporate contracts and easy connections at MUC. When people do their homework on this route, LH comes out as the best option. First time I am seeing A.net disparage the A330, but I digress. AA has corporate contracts, it is a massive hub for them, they are after all,...

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by musman9853
Sun Apr 07, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?
Replies: 103
Views: 16099

Re: American Airlines Charlotte-Munich: Already Failing?

AA would have to practically give the seats away for me to even consider them. A nice LH A350 vs a clapped out LUS A333. Not a difficult choice. That's the most blatant mistake AA is making here. Fly both in Business Class, they cost around the same thanks to competition, and it's day and night typ...

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by musman9853
Tue Apr 02, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Virgin Atlantic drops Flying Lady
Replies: 121
Views: 20522

Re: Virgin Atlantic drops Flying Lady

Why even have the flying anything? It's not a very professional look. Imo they should just remove it. But good for vs about the cabin crew stuff, long overdue

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by musman9853
Sun Mar 31, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019
Replies: 1358
Views: 208441

Re: Boeing 797 Thread - 2019

The other question is with the 737 MAX fall out, they will no doubt be facing financial issue the comming year. Will they bite the bullet and fund the new airplane? Or will they hold of until the situation stabilize? bt they've got plenty of cash. the max crashes wont really change it all that much.

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by musman9853
Sun Mar 31, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Ends 767-300ER TATL Service From JFK
Replies: 140
Views: 22975

Re: AA Ends 767-300ER TATL Service From JFK

At this point, US airlines flying these tattered 763’s anywhere are a disgrace. No wonder the US-3 are a joke....flying ancient relics with terrible dispatch rates and old grandmamas grumpy F/A’s to Europe! While European and Asian carriers fly new or properly renovated planes, having nice cheerful...

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by musman9853
Sun Mar 31, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH to order 100 B737MAX or A320NEO next year
Replies: 211
Views: 37566

Re: LH to order 100 B737MAX or A320NEO next year

Lufthansa's management, like any airline's management, will assess all the options. This will include the MAX when looking at aircraft in that size category. That being said, I think the NEO will have the upper hand, purely from an operational point of view. Commonality with the existing fleet (acr...

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by musman9853
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American "A380"
Replies: 22
Views: 6959

Re: American "A380"

AA has what, like 1k mainline planes? So instead of any one of those, choose a plane AA never even ordered. Lol

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by musman9853
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does WN actually care about the 797?
Replies: 36
Views: 5443

Re: Does WN actually care about the 797?

If you believe the regular a.net cheerleaders United, Southwest, Delta, Singapore, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Qantas, one or both of the Japanese carriers, Icelandair, Alaska, TAP and half a dozen other carriers are all fighting each other fiercely for the honour of being the launch customer for this a...

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by musman9853
Sat Mar 30, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Your advice to Boeing for the upcoming Paris Air Show ?
Replies: 95
Views: 11119

Re: Your advice to Boeing for the upcoming Paris Air Show ?

Point no 3 is crucial, giving off the image (we really care) will help heel the wounds. I do hope they can explain to the public the ins and outs of the fix and why it was needed in a transparent way.. For Joe public to understand Heeling a wound sounds like it might hurt more! :wink2: The question...

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by musman9853
Sat Mar 30, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why Has Boeing Been So Reluctant To Build A New Narrowbody?
Replies: 127
Views: 18300

Re: Why Has Boeing Been So Reluctant To Build A New Narrowbody?

If it was not for Southwest Boeing would have begun designing a new narrow body aircraft at least ten years ago. I think that WN is certainly an important factor here, but let's not get carried away. Suppose that the 787 had flown on schedule in 2008 or 2009 and went off without any major problems....

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by musman9853
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Pakistan to end its 'open skies' policy
Replies: 51
Views: 9021

Re: Pakistan to end its 'open skies' policy

I'm curious as to what is the reason for the limited foreign airlines that serve Pakistan. Heck Bangladesh has more foreign flights from DAC than LHE, KHI, and ISB altogether like SQ, MH, and CX all serve DAC which are missing from any major airport in Pakistan like LHE or ISB. Maybe add SQ and CX ...

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by musman9853
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China will stop granting new 737 Max 8 airworthiness certificate
Replies: 56
Views: 14347

Re: China will stop granting new 737 Max 8 airworthiness certificate

boeing isnt even delivering planes rn though? arent they just storing them at paine rn?

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by musman9853
Tue Mar 26, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide Q1 2019
Replies: 6476
Views: 760474

Re: B737MAX Grounded Worldwide

a380900 wrote:
rheinwaldner wrote:
MSPNWA wrote:


I'm no history expert but at least the Comet comes to mind. And I'd be surprised if it were the only one.


it's not even the first design flaw in the 737 that caused multiple crashes. the rudder hardover issues brought down like 3 737 classics

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by musman9853
Tue Mar 26, 2019 4:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Will Airbus move? A321XLR, A322 launching customers..
Replies: 81
Views: 18615

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Will Airbus move? A321XLR, A322 launching customers..

without a rewing, this is imo putting lipstick on a pig. without a new wing, i dont think that this will be all that competitive with the 797. this will capture a decent portion of the upper nb market, but is that enough to stop the 797? imo its not That is probably the biggest question from Boeing...

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by musman9853
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Airshow 2019, Will Airbus move? A321XLR, A322 launching customers..
Replies: 81
Views: 18615

Re: Paris Airshow 2019, Will Airbus move? A321XLR, A322 launching customers..

without a rewing, this is imo putting lipstick on a pig. without a new wing, i dont think that this will be all that competitive with the 797. this will capture a decent portion of the upper nb market, but is that enough to stop the 797? imo its not

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by musman9853
Tue Mar 26, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Boeing 2019 Orders
Replies: 486
Views: 137568

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2019 Orders

kinda expected with Winnie the Pooh's visit to france. but still a good order haul for airbus. sidenote, when do you guys think we'll see further rate increases for the a320? 7k orders almost. that's a staggering number

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by musman9853
Sun Mar 24, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2019
Replies: 993
Views: 190136

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2019

I agree that Oasis is a disaster and a major mistake by AA management - which, of course, is DP. Actually, agree that DP probably likes the "Oasis" conversions, because his job is to deliver a profit, but I've also noticed on this newsgroup that we seem to have gone from bashing United to...

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by musman9853
Sat Mar 23, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.
Replies: 226
Views: 50199

Re: WN putting the MAX8 in storage at Victorville,Ca.

I'm fairly confident that WN will not be paying a single dime to Boeing until these planes are released and in revenue service. Still not convinced that the MAX will ever be allowed to fly again in certain regions/countries. 2 737s were lost to rudder hardovers in quick succession, and a third near...

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by musman9853
Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Justice Department looks into Boeing
Replies: 82
Views: 12537

Re: Justice Department looks into Boeing

Very, very interesting read. Seems like buying planes from Boeing is like buying a ticket on an LCC. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/03/21/business/boeing-safety-features-charge.html From the article: Neither feature was mandated by the Federal Aviation Administration. All 737 Max jets have been groun...

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by musman9853
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Orlando suing MLB over name
Replies: 48
Views: 7580

Re: Orlando suing MLB over name

yeah melbourne is not orlando. its like 2hrs from disney, vs mco like 30 min.

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by musman9853
Thu Mar 21, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: Air China nears 15-20 additional A350s
Replies: 26
Views: 6585

Re: Rumour: Air China nears 15-20 additional A350s

Not sure what "all the Boeing sagas" are, but the MAX would have nothing to do with a widebody order... I would think you are unlikely to see a Chinese Boeing widebody order until the trade dispute is resolved. China is likely keeping those orders tight to their chest as a negotiation's t...

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by musman9853
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: British Airways release new ClubWorld seat
Replies: 122
Views: 24997

Re: Updated: British Airways release new ClubWorld seat

Although 2024 seems reasonable can you provide a link where Qatar have officially stated this? https://aviationanalyst.co.uk/2019/02/12/exclusive-boeing-777x-will-replace-airbus-a380-routes-at-gulf-carrier/ EXCLUSIVE: BOEING 777X WILL REPLACE AIRBUS A380 AT GULF CARRIER In an exclusive sit-down int...

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by musman9853
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is it time for Cockpit Video to aid in crash investigation?
Replies: 126
Views: 10040

Re: Is it time for Cockpit Video to aid in crash investigation?

Amsterdam wrote:
That will mean making live videos of people burning and exploding.



no one said it had to be released. besides. theres literally thousands of videos of people dying that way on the internet

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