Revelation wrote:777luver wrote:A lot of speculation out there by simpleflying and others that LX will retire its A343s. They think that the 5 Airbus longhaul a/c referred to in today's memo must automatically mean the 5 A343s because there's 5 of them
Yet the tweet linked above from Andreas Spaeth says 'announced by @FlySWISS' and he's a professional journalist for decades now and I doubt he would use these words if it was just speculation. Of course he could have made a mistake or been given bad information, but I doubt he's speculating, he would have said so if he was.ZK-NBT wrote:thmeo wrote:Is it possible that the first 3 could be the QANTAS birds not delivered that are in storage? These would have the aisle access business class (Vantage XL seat) and could be re-painted and delivered in a relatively short time.
The only problem is the GE engines and everyone’s expecting them to have Rolls.
I think QF would have something to say about that, QF will take delivery when the time is right.
Kind of ironic, given how the 787 delays caused QF so many problems a decade or so ago.
But he is speculating........he said the following on his own post regarding Swiss' announcement "True, it's not confirmed it'll all be A340s that are exiting. But looking at their fleet mix I find this is very likely the one type exiting, consisting of exactly 5 a/c" it's completely speculative, there's the link to said post:
https://mobile.twitter.com/SpaethFlies/ ... 8196429825