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by CHRISBA35X
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 759
Views: 156284

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

Dubai is in dire straits and I think the rumoured EK fleet reorganisation is centred on macro not micro economic issues. 1 - house prices are now at immediate post-2008 levels in Dubai (ie: immediately after the last crash) due to a total lack of control on supply of houses, leading to more villa, a...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jul 17, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit
Replies: 117
Views: 10132

Re: Passenger on AA from KIN-MIA asked to deboard to change from her romper outfit

Deary me. So much for the land of the free and the home of the brave. America is going to hell in a handbasket. Absolutely ridiculous. The FA who deboarded her needs to be fired in short order if there are no extenuating circumstances. In the US everyone should be free to be who they want to be, lov...

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s
Replies: 46
Views: 13546

Re: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s

It must have been a 777-200 (non-ER) that you flew since ALL the 777-200/ER had PTVs. Only the 6 non-ER 777-200s did not have PTV. It was extremely rare for those Hawaii 777s to go to LHR but it did happen a few times. Especially from LHR range would have been an issue, not to mention to downgrade ...

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s
Replies: 46
Views: 13546

Re: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s

I flew a UA 772ER LHR-LAX-LHR in 1998 with no PTVs at all in both ways. As I understand it only a handful of the ERs were delivered without PTVs in Y, these were mainly Hawaii birds so I was a bit unlucky to get one both ways on that long sector. It must have been a 777-200 (non-ER) that you flew s...

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by CHRISBA35X
Fri Jul 12, 2019 1:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s
Replies: 46
Views: 13546

Re: United Airlines Boeing 777-200s

I flew a UA 772ER LHR-LAX-LHR in 1998 with no PTVs at all in both ways. As I understand it only a handful of the ERs were delivered without PTVs in Y, these were mainly Hawaii birds so I was a bit unlucky to get one both ways on that long sector.

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by CHRISBA35X
Fri Jul 12, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: CH47 and Super Puma Low altitude flying over Rotterdam
Replies: 1
Views: 825

Re: CH47 and Super Puma Low altitude flying over Rotterdam

They do this quite regularly - they are practicising low insertion techniques in built up areas. Its a training thing. I work in Wilhelminaplein so watched the Wokka come past almost at window level on one of the passes. Ramp down, no messing. They've stopped now due to the mad thunderstorm!

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 09, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders
Replies: 164
Views: 39592

Re: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders

It would be very strange indeed to ever see an A320 in KL livery I have to say.

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 09, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders
Replies: 164
Views: 39592

Re: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders

I think eventually the business sense of replacing the 73G with E195E2s will shine though. All you do is move the mainline routes that do use a 73G over to Cityhopper or upgrade them to 738/9/X capacity. They used to do LHR for example with a mix of Fokker and 737 and I've seen Cityhopper Embraers t...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders
Replies: 164
Views: 39592

Re: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders

AFKLM are not generating for shareholders a rate of return which supports new investment. Controlled shrinkage would be a wise move. If IAG were in charge they would likely say "no more investment in anything and particularly no new aeroplanes, until you bunch of clowns get your act together&q...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders
Replies: 164
Views: 39592

Re: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders

It seems the KLM E195-E2 order is mainly focussed on replacing the KLM 737-700 fleet.. they already started withdrawing some -700s. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-klm-joins-e2-customer-list-459202/ KLM entered strategic cooperation on MRO with Embraer years ago. From 737-700 to E1...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 09, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders
Replies: 164
Views: 39592

Re: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders

I'm a loyal KL stalwart after moving to the Netherlands and see the fleet splitting into Embraers for Cityhopper and potentially 195-E2s for mainline to replace the 73Gs, with the mainline NB fleet focusing on working the 738s and 9s to the death and replacing them as they come up it with 739ER and ...

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by CHRISBA35X
Thu Jul 04, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 759
Views: 156284

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

They could but why would either of them want to build a new niche plane with a market of less than 300? They would never recoup development costs. In spite of what many here think, they're in business to make money, not to build cool toys to thrill av-geeks. Point taken on the money side (which was...

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by CHRISBA35X
Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 759
Views: 156284

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

You look at the way Boeing and Airbus now use a LOT of subcontracting for parts and components - this would have been unthinkable 30 years ago but its how major programmes are done now. So if Boeing can work with Shorts, Spirit, GE, Zodiac, Mitsubishi, Embraer, Honeywell, Leonardo and Northrop-Grum...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 759
Views: 156284

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

I don't think there is enough market for a ground up 11 or 12 abreast plane. Designing one in cooperation sounds like a recepy for miscommunication, errors and budget and planning overruns, so very unlikely. I think a small stretch to 80m for the 777 is all that is feasible in our lifetime. I think...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 759
Views: 156284

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

I am of the view that whatever replaces the A388 will need to be bigger than a 779X but weigh a lot less and be substantially cheaper to operate than the A388. I do think the 777 has probably come to the end of its design potential now with the 8/9X and there is fairly limited scope for growth and e...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jul 03, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders
Replies: 50
Views: 15655

Re: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders

An A359 would be able to do KUL/DPS/CGK and lift a full payload inc cargo year round to LAX/SCL/LIM. Would also be much more capable on MEX runs than a 78X. I thought the plan was for KL to use the 789 on the AMS-MEX route once the 747s are fully retired. The -10 might be handicapped taking off fro...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders
Replies: 50
Views: 15655

Re: KLM and Air France swaps wide body orders

Makes sense, as it prevents a subfleet op a mere seven 350-900’. Unless I’m mistaken, the 787-10 and 359 in KLM’sfleet would have a similar configuration and seat count. Can the 787-10 do everything the 359 would have done at KLM? An A359 would be able to do KUL/DPS/CGK and lift a full payload inc ...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 02, 2019 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways
Replies: 113
Views: 30059

Re: G-XWBA - First A350 for British Airways

Good looking bird and a sign of the times that the bad old days are hopefully coming to an end. I must say the hard product on the photos above does look rather nice to my eyes. I don't care what it looks like as long as it is comfy and intuitive and it seems like both those things in spades over cu...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 02, 2019 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bamboo A330?
Replies: 21
Views: 6742

Re: Bamboo A330?

Massively underwhelming livery, poor branding, lack of (to my mind at least) a coherent business strategy and judging by the product on this ex-VN A332, likely a fairly dodgy hard product to begin with at least. Rather evocative of the early days of Etihad. I wonder how much money they have behind t...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Disney launching their own airline?
Replies: 168
Views: 27537

Re: Disney launching their own airline?

Unlikely to be newbuild frames given cost constraints. I'd have thought refurbished 767 or 772 frames would make sense. 773/W and 744 too big.

I cant see them buying Airbus.

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 Spicejet and Air India overruns as monsoon rains hit
Replies: 32
Views: 8630

Re: 2 Spicejet and Air India overruns as monsoon rains hit

Wow. Something to think about when going to places that have monsoons in the developing world. Three in one day is crazy. Glad nobody got seriously hurt. Wonder if that ex-9W frame has any structural damage?

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Erdogan warns TK may drop Boeing orders
Replies: 53
Views: 16996

Re: Turkey President Erdogan " TK Will Buy 100 Boeing Jets"

Trying to buy their way back into the US' graces over the S-400/F-35 spat.

100 planes would be a load of 738MAX, some 7310MAX and likely some 787-10 for regional work.

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment
Replies: 66
Views: 17367

Re: Delta Completes First Boeing 767-400 Cabin Refurbishment

Those of us members of a certain age/vintage remember the way all 764ER threads on here used to go, usually at the rather overzealous direction of a certain member. There were threats of defamation lawsuits and all kinds. Was proper car crash thread behaviour at times. Good to see 12 or 13 years on,...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates renegotiating 777X order
Replies: 759
Views: 156284

Re: Emirates renegotiating 777X order

I could see EK walking away from the 778X as they have a load of 77Ls which have just been refurbished, 779Xs on the way and some very new 77Ws which are very capable too. Between the three, and of course the A380, they have their ULH segment covered nicely. AKL and SCL are possible non-stop, and th...

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by CHRISBA35X
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines
Replies: 51
Views: 14474

Re: Air Tahiti Nui retires A343 F-OSUN, PPT-HNL-VCV on 3 engines

Sad to see her go. Lovely bird and one of the best looking schemes out there. Seems sad to me that everyone cheering her demise (which is a weird thing to do anyway) seems to be doing so on the basis that she is an Airbus, and inefficient. One wonders whether they will be quite as cheery when AA or ...

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by CHRISBA35X
Thu Jun 27, 2019 8:08 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any 777-300 classics with GE90's or PW4000's?
Replies: 32
Views: 3039

Re: Any 777-300 classics with GE90's or PW4000's?

OTTOMH GE-powered 777-200A and -200ER classics. Lauda - went to Austrian TAAG Austrian British Airways KLM Air France Saudi Arabian PIA Kuwait Airways China Southern Continental - went to United Aeromexico Alitalia JAL Varig - some to Oren RR - Thai British Airways Malaysian Singapore Airlines - som...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Any 777-300 classics with GE90's or PW4000's?
Replies: 32
Views: 3039

Re: Any 777-300 classics with GE90's or PW4000's?

The EK, Cathay and Thai 773s are/were RR powered. JAL, ANA and Korean all had the PW4000 series. KE initially went for the 4098s and ended up changing them IIRC to the PW4090 as there was some issue with it on the -300, fuel burn and/or emissions were higher than expected. It was a long time ago, I'...

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jun 24, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO
Replies: 183
Views: 27094

Re: LH will look at A321XLR, but it's no game-changer: CEO

Thing is its a game changer for LH as it will allow them to do BER, HAM and DUS transatlantic with a right-sized aircraft. It is pretty compelling for them. It will also allow them to lift more cargo and bags than their A321 and open up new West Africa routes that their A333 is too big for. It does ...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jun 19, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Boeing News and Orders Thread
Replies: 310
Views: 91167

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

Absolutely astonished by this IAG order. Absolitely out of nowhere, seemingly. I don't see these going to BA but I could absolutely see EI replacing their A320, 752 and A321 fleet with 738/A321XLR. Also Level and Vuelling. Struggling to see IB going 737 for the narrowbody fleet but stranger things h...

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jun 17, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 476
Views: 131047

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

MEA has been rumored to be the XLR launch customer with 4 orders. I wonder if they are converts. Interesting one. What routes do they have that require the extra range of the XLR over an LR? Beirut to all of Europe and the Middle East no problem with a vanilla A321, LR maybe lifts a little more car...

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jun 17, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paris Air Show 2019: Airbus News and Orders Thread
Replies: 476
Views: 131047

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

Congrats to Airbus - some much needed feelgood factor for a beleaguered civil airline sector lately. The Air Lease order is an especially nice one as it includes those fifty beautiful A220s - in some ways that's a more significant order than the expected breadline for the A321 which is the darling o...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jun 12, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 320
Views: 77700

Re: Rumour: 777X First Flight Likely Delayed to Year End Due GE9X Issues

https://www.instagram.com/p/BylWR5xAo3b/


That's a long drive! They'd get there a lot quicker if they fired that bad boy up...


I've seen bigger and bulkier in the overhead lockers ex-LOS and KHI ;) It'll fit just fine.
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scbriml wrote:
blackscorpion wrote:
It looks like GE are taking the GE9X is to the Paris Air Show

https://www.instagram.com/p/BylWR5xAo3b/


That's a long drive! They'd get there a lot quicker if they fired that bad boy up...


I've seen bigger and bulkier in the overhead lockers ex-LOS and KHI ;) It'll fit just fine.

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Virgin Atlantic ordering/leasing 14 A330-900neo's plus 6 options
Replies: 178
Views: 34794

Re: Reuters: Virgin Atlantic Close to A330neo order

A339 for VS would in the first instance I think be about rolling over the earlier A333s as they come off lease (I think) but certainly there would be some scope for expansion. A three class high density A339 on the bucket and spade Caribbean routes ex-MAN/GLA etc would be pretty compelling in terms ...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 320
Views: 77700

Re: Rumour: 777X First Flight Likely Delayed to Year End Due GE9X Issues

How can the CASM be on par with an A380, which has four relatively old (15 years) engines, vs two relatively modern dryers on the 777-9X. If it turns out to be similar then that is quite bad surely. You know the A380 is a considerably larger and higher capacity airframe than the 779X right? And tha...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 320
Views: 77700

Re: Rumour: 777X First Flight Likely Delayed to Year End Due GE9X Issues

equivalent CASM compared to A380? Its ballpark close. Many posters on here would assert the 779X has lower CASM than an A380 at a typical 450 seat config but my view is the A380 is slightly better on CASM. We wont know for definite until the 779X flies and is in service so its a point of debate but...

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by CHRISBA35X
Wed Jun 12, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 320
Views: 77700

Re: Rumour: 777X First Flight Likely Delayed to Year End Due GE9X Issues

I do find it funny to note on other threads where the A35K and 779X are mentioned - the same posters who have spent years telling us the A380 is a dinosaur and the VLA market is deader than Daenaerys, are now trying to espouse the notion that the 779X is going to sell in mega numbers as the VLA mark...

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by CHRISBA35X
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: 777X First Flight Delayed Due GE9X Issues
Replies: 320
Views: 77700

Re: Rumour: 777X First Flight Likely Delayed to Year End Due GE9X Issues

I heard a whisper that TG were going to sign up for some 779Xs this year to replace their 744 and A388 fleets. Would be pretty compelling on the Europe - Aus trunk routes. Alongside the KE order it makes sense. Lets see what Paris brings.

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft
Replies: 1494
Views: 289900

Re: Updated: Qantas saying it is almost ready to select Project Sunrise aircraft

Might there be a MTOW bump in the offing for a potential 789LR? Ie: incorporating the MTOW bump they have apparently found for the 78X? Would a five six tonne bump for a 789 in a low density two class config make ior t viable for SYD-LHR/JFK? Could the 789 be capable of doing that by 2024? It can do...

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share
Replies: 116
Views: 36816

Re: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share

I think both Airbus & Boeing would get more benefit of a wide single aisle (like MS-21), where you can get past someone putting luggage into overhead bin rather than 2 narrow aisles which both block up when people try to load overhead bins. Going to be difficult to have 777-style massive overhe...

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AviationAnalyst: "Royal Jordanian Assess A220, E2 & will announce this month"
Replies: 17
Views: 2613

Re: AviationAnalyst: "Royal Jordanian Assess A220, E2 & will announce this month"

I'd imagine the E2 has the edge here unless they want an RJ (see what I did there? hahaha) that has the legs to do AMM-MAN/ORY/CPH/DUS/LIS etc, ie: routes too thin for their mainline Airbus narrowbodies but too far for their E-jets. Whether they want to do that, is another thing.

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by CHRISBA35X
Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share
Replies: 116
Views: 36816

Re: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share

I think an A321 seat is wider than most 787 / 777 seats. If the cabin is quieter too and it has same knee space & IFE I would prefer an A321. I hate the shoulder rubbing on narrow 777, 787 seats. A packed six abreast A321 feels less spacious than a widebody and is noisier (i think). Takes forev...

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by CHRISBA35X
Sun Jun 09, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share
Replies: 116
Views: 36816

Re: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share

Just took 2 hour flights in an E175 which hold less than a hundred people. What a pleasure to board and deboard! A large (over 160) 320/737 are a pain in the ass to do either if you are not in the front rows. The alleged smaller seats are not really a disadvantage for a 2 hour hop (wife and I not t...

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by CHRISBA35X
Sun Jun 09, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Evektor EV-55 Outback - New plane coming on the market soon
Replies: 33
Views: 6440

Re: New plane coming on the market soon

Reminds me of a NEO-ed Let 410 or (showing my age here) a GAF Nomad. Good looking bird actually. Will have great performance with those two big engines, nice short/rough field capability. Do they still do the Flying Doctors thing in Australia? This will be a nice bird for them, if they are in the ma...

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by CHRISBA35X
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas confirms 3 weekly BNE-SFO and 4 weekly BNE-ORD to start by late April 2020
Replies: 84
Views: 13861

Re: Qantas plans to launch BNE-SFO and BNE-ORD one QF/AA final approval is granted

Understand BNE-ORD can only be 789 but... Can their A332s do BNE-SFO/LAX? Or is this nailed on 789/744 route?

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by CHRISBA35X
Sun Jun 09, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark
Replies: 203
Views: 76297

Re: The first Airbus A320 to break the 30-year in service mark

Incredible really when you think about it. The hope is that one or two of these record breaking birds find homes in museums after they've flown a few more years.

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by CHRISBA35X
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?
Replies: 161
Views: 26081

Re: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?

A lot of arguing that NZ's comments mean they must be replacing all their 772ER routes with 78Xs when they used the word "similar" It seems overwhelmingly obvious to me that this is not inferring they think the 78X can do AKL-IAH-AKL - it is a fine plane but that is ULH and not realistic. ...

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by CHRISBA35X
Sat Jun 08, 2019 2:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS
Replies: 250
Views: 64197

Re: Malaysia Mulls Shutting Down or Selling MAS

I think a lot of the issues stem from the inability to get hold of costs. Unionisation of an over-subscribed workforce, too many routes, the A380s, etc. Purge of the many layers of middle management, clean it all out. If I were a consultant I'd shut it all down and then rebuild two new carriers - th...

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by CHRISBA35X
Sat Jun 08, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?
Replies: 10
Views: 4441

Re: Is EgyptAir Leaving Star Alliance?

I would be very surprised if they did.

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by CHRISBA35X
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share
Replies: 116
Views: 36816

Re: Airbus to launch longer range A321 and not chase market share

I think adding range and TOW for the current A321NEO-LR will serve to keep Boeing on their toes for the MoM/797 by pushing the envelope as far as possible. What will emerge will be a clean sheet design that should handily beat an A321 now or in the future as it has far better aerodynamics and a much...

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by CHRISBA35X
Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?
Replies: 161
Views: 26081

Re: What does the Rumored 6T MTOW Increase for the 787-10 Mean for the A359?

Hi all - member FKA CHRISBA777ER here, decided to join back up. My take on this thread is that we all knew the incremental PIPs would push the 787 and A350 onwards in the lifespan of both programmes just as today's A330 or 777 is a lot more capable than one from 20 years ago. A six tonne bump to the...

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