I never said I knew what those reasons were did I? But I'm sure the fine folks at LH
whose job it is to make the decisions as to what aircraft they should buy, certainly could explain their internal reasoning for the order of both VLAs.
is one of the most well run carriers on earth with a never ending vision for the future, I think it is safe to say, those well paid & pretty smart people making those big decisions, with hundreds of millions of Euros of LH
money seem to think it's a great idea to fly both the 748i & 380, so that's more than enough for me to know beyond a shadow of a doubt, there is obviously a very valid reason for both frames being in LHs fleet.
I certainly don't feel the need to question their decision making process, they know more than I about their route needs & plans for the future, no one spends that kind of money without doing their hoimework for viability.
|Quoting Flighty (Reply 8):|
I can't think of a single reason why they have a single VLA over the 77W.
I think motorhussey said it in reply 10: "You're meaning LH
(which doesn't fly the 77W) or airlines in general? Either way - slot restrictions, timing restrictions, passenger demand, passenger comfort, increased profit potential - all come to mind"
Wow, I've never seen that wording before, I just was a few years late being creative. LOL Story of my life.
Is this your attempt at making a joke about the fact since FR
doesn't fly the A-380 that they should be failing, because of the A-380 effect comment I made?
I need to ask because it wasn't funny & it came across more like a sarcastic jab then an actual comment with any aviation substance.
As we all know FR
is doing well with the 737s they have, funny so is AS
. Yet neither one of these carriers compete with EK
on any route, therefore the "effect" I mentioned would never apply for these carriers.
competed head to head with EK
was flying a 738 & EK
a 380, Other than those who could not afford EK
, the lions share of the rest would be EK
& 380 bound.
No plane lasts forever, the Concorde was flown on 2 routes mostly & catered to a select few wealthy passengers, it was doomed from the beginning, especially since rising fuel prices would have rendered it useless not much later than it was retired..
Is that your thing? One negative sentence to refute something someone said, offering no alternate point of view? Sarcasm is a funny thing, much like texting it's difficult to determine the posters intent, but add something useful next time, it makes for more interesting & pleasent conversations here online.
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