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by CRJ900
Sun Oct 14, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa CityLine to fly the A319
Replies: 33
Views: 8121

Re: Lufthansa CityLine to fly the A319

Will LH Group consider densifying the A319s flying for CityLine? They currently have 138 seats and 144 is max with one pair of overwing exits, so they can either tighten the pitch in the forward part of the cabin and remove closets to add one row, or space-flex the aft galley and add one row where t...

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by CRJ900
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's future at JFK
Replies: 42
Views: 9333

Re: BA's future at JFK

I thought the B787-10 was earmarked for LHR-JFK - big plane but lower weight and less range than the B77W and A35K.

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by CRJ900
Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indian Airlines - Orders and Delivery thread
Replies: 128
Views: 12618

Re: Indian Airlines - Orders and Delivery thread

unrave wrote:
MSN 4583 VT-SQA SpiceJet first 90 seater DHC-8 Q400 was delivered on 22SEP18


Will SpiceJet make a ceremony out of introducing the 90-seater, you think, or will it just enter service quietly?

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by CRJ900
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Group orders 27 A320neos
Replies: 35
Views: 7393

Re: Lufthansa Group orders 27 A320neos

Will the A321NEOs be ACF, so they can put a few more seats in?

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by CRJ900
Fri Sep 28, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-900 is certified by EASA
Replies: 42
Views: 8720

Re: A330-900 is certified by EASA

Has TAP ordered the 242T A339 or the 251T A339? Can the first A339s delivered as 242T be re-certified as 251T MTOW?

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by CRJ900
Sat Sep 22, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: What exactly is the fuel-inerting system on 747's?
Replies: 37
Views: 3592

Re: What exactly is the fuel-inerting system on 747's?

Are CRJs, E-jets, A220, Superjet etc exempted as their MTOW is lower than the B737s and A32X?

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by CRJ900
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The end of the poor BA catering? Do&Co won ten year tender!
Replies: 24
Views: 6568

Re: The end of the poor BA catering? Do&Co won ten year tender!

Only if BA bring back free food and drink service on European and domestic flights, they can be considered as premium airlines. Otherwise, BA would remain an expensive budget airlines for travelling within Europe and the UK. I'm flying BA tomorrow, for the first time in 15 years. I'm flying OSL-LHR...

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by CRJ900
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 380 crew rests
Replies: 10
Views: 1982

Re: Airbus 380 crew rests

Emerates have them at rear of main cabin. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/airbus-to-help-emirates-pilots-sleep-after-crews-find-a380-39too-319698/ Lufthansa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=begDOPL3FIA Looks nice. The LH crew rest even has a lavatory... that's very neat. I never thought c...

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by CRJ900
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA website hacked, personal and financial details stolen.
Replies: 21
Views: 2199

Re: BA website hacked, personal and financial details stolen.

I booked with BA during that timeframe using my credit card, no additional money has been taken (so far) and BA sent me an email yesterday. I'll be checking my account often, though.

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by CRJ900
Fri Sep 07, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does Wideroe Have Issues With its E190s?
Replies: 16
Views: 4541

Re: Does Wideroe Have Issues With its E190s?

PavlovsDog wrote:
somewhat off topic but is the leg room as bad as the raw measurements would indicate. 30 inches is really cramped IMHO.


The seats are spaced at 29 inch pitch, but they are the latest generation slimline seats. Flights are going out full, so passengers are accepting it.

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by CRJ900
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera with TATL from FRA and TXL
Replies: 54
Views: 7528

Re: Primera with TATL from Berlin Tegel

Just checked FR24 and UA is no longer using their MAX 9 on IAH-ANC, which was about 7,5 hours with 179 pax. Has demand simply dropped off because summer is kinda over or were there issues with using the MAX 9 on such a long flight? The UA MAX 9 are doing Hawaii now, which is about 5,5 hours westboun...

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by CRJ900
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera with TATL from FRA and TXL
Replies: 54
Views: 7528

Re: Primera with TATL from Berlin Tegel

Has Boeing secretly beefed up the MAX 9? These flights are 3,500nm and longer - other airlines will certainly keep an eye on this development. I have always had a soft spot for the 900/900ER/MAX 9 and now MAX 10, and if the 9 and 10 can be tweaked like the A321NEO, I think many airlines will convert...

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by CRJ900
Wed Aug 29, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: How SQ handles delays.
Replies: 11
Views: 1857

Re: How SQ handles delays.

Is Manilla a lucrative destination in SQ's network with good revenue (hence the importance of keeping customers happy?)?

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by CRJ900
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future of Bombardier Aerospace
Replies: 54
Views: 6576

Re: Future of Bombardier Aerospace

This is a vote of confidence in the Q400 90 seater. It is stealing sales from the sister regional jet produced by Bombardier. 5 CRJs converted to 5 Q400 https://noticiasaereas.com/cib-leasing-convierte-varios-crj-en-q400-de-90-asientos/ Wonder which airline will take these... I assume it is not Spi...

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by CRJ900
Wed Aug 29, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA Cityflyer adding four E190
Replies: 31
Views: 4902

Re: BA Cityflyer adding four E190

Will they be factory-fresh E190s?

ZRH-LCY must be a money-printer with SWISS also flying the route with their 125-seat CS100... uh, sorry - A220-100.

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by CRJ900
Tue Aug 28, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: When will American Airlines have largest A319 fleet?
Replies: 45
Views: 7211

Re: When will American Airlines have largest A319 fleet?

Nice to read that the A319 is still wanted by some airlines, I have always liked the A319 and think I'll be flying them with British Airways next month - in their new 143/144-seat C/Y layout. I didn't know AA had such a huge A319 fleet, I thought perhaps 30-40 aircraft... do they have specific route...

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by CRJ900
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet A321neo Boasts Leather Seats in Contrast to A320neo
Replies: 21
Views: 4531

Re: easyJet A321neo Boasts Leather Seats in Contrast to A320neo

I assume the A321NEO will be the new flagship of the easyJet fleet, so might as well make the best impression with them from the start. Pleather looks more luxurious than cloth, many thinks.

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by CRJ900
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaga Airport loses PAX for the first time in 5 years; ALC, IBZ drop; BCN slows down; MAD booms
Replies: 30
Views: 4261

Re: Malaga Airport loses PAX for the first time in 5 years; ALC, IBZ drop; BCN slows down; MAD booms

Here in Scandinavia there have been several reports on TV news and articles in newspapers about Spaniards being sick and tired of tourists, especially in Barcelona and Mallorca, and many people have decided not to visit Spain this year but try something new. Also, Scandinavia has had a very hot summ...

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by CRJ900
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Revised Lufthansa livery fleet thread
Replies: 107
Views: 16584

Re: First A340-600 In Revised Lufthansa Livery

Does LH own their A346 or are they all leased thus required to keep them nice for lease returns?

Way too much white, and the text is too close to the front.

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by CRJ900
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET To Start ADD-LIS-MAD
Replies: 34
Views: 4430

Re: ET To Start ADD-LIS-MAD

How come MAD is being paired with other cities - if there is no natural traffic demand ADD-MAD why not just close it and look for something else?

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by CRJ900
Sat Aug 11, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad
Replies: 20
Views: 4854

Re: Emirates Announces A380 to Islamabad

How many 615-seat two-class A380 are EK planning to have in their fleet? They have around ten now, I think.

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by CRJ900
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo
Replies: 119
Views: 19661

Re: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo

A330NEO sales are sluggish because the A330ceo is still such a great aircraft, and 20-year-old frames are being refurbished so they can fly for a few more years (Air Canada, Thomas Cook etc).

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by CRJ900
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA Domestic 777 Replacment
Replies: 103
Views: 14452

Re: UA Domestic 777 Replacment

I thought the B787-10 would be the natural successor to the domestic B772, as the A359 has huge range better utilized across the Pacific ocean and such.

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by CRJ900
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo
Replies: 119
Views: 19661

Re: Airbus formally list 251t A330neo

The A340-300 had 275T MTOW, so why has it been so difficult to transfer that to the A330-900? Is it mostly due to the A343 having four smaller engines while the A339 has two big ones?

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by CRJ900
Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Q400: the underrated aircraft type?
Replies: 107
Views: 13354

Re: Q400: the underrated aircraft type?

BBD has sold 634 Q400 so it's not a complete failure, I'd say. BBD has sold 1,300+ Dash 8 and ATR has sold 1,700+ so that makes more than 3,000 turboprops from those two OEMs alone - and most of them are in busy active service every day. SpiceJet already have 24 Q400 with 78 seats each. The first 15...

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by CRJ900
Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AS use of 900ER's on cross country flights
Replies: 74
Views: 13128

Re: AS use of 900ER's on cross country flights

Does AS have the MAX 9 on order? Will that be OGG-capable?

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by CRJ900
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 461
Views: 135114

Re: Airbus A220 (CSeries) Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Must airBaltic, SWISS and Korean rebrand their in-service aircraft and all manuals etc or can they be stubborn and say "we bought CSeries and they're gonna stay that way!"?

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by CRJ900
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: easyJet Receive their First A321neo
Replies: 42
Views: 7435

Re: easyJet Receive their First A321neo

Is this the first production aircraft A321NEO with the new exit configuration (overwing exits and relocated L/R3)? Looks nice, looking forward to see interior pics and videos. Looks like it has two galley units in the front (first window missing after R1)... or is it a lavatory? easyJet will probabl...

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by CRJ900
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus delivers first 280t a350 to Iberia
Replies: 61
Views: 14578

Re: Airbus delivers first 280t a350 to Iberia

348 seats in a three-class full-service airline A359 is impressive (and perhaps an indicator of why the A350-1000 is selling slowly - the A359 is eating into its turf because it is turning out to be bigger than we expected?)

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by CRJ900
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AY's outgoing CEO: Finnair ponders possibility of flying into smaller Chinese cities with long-range single-aisle planes
Replies: 26
Views: 4723

Re: AY's outgoing CEO: Finnair ponders possibility of flying into smaller Chinese cities with long-range single-aisle pl

Will Russia allow so many new overflights or may they prefer that pax fly Aeroflot China-SVO-Finnland/rest of Europe?

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by CRJ900
Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: CRJ got a shot in the arm. What now for the CRJ1000
Replies: 25
Views: 6569

Re: CRJ got a shot in the arm. What now for the CRJ1000

When BBD launched the Atmosphere cabin they stated it was most suited for the CRJ900 and CRJ1000 (implying the CRJ700 is too small to all these upgraded galleys and two-class cabins, me thinks). I think BBD should launch a high-density CRJ1000 with 110 Y slimline seats @ 29 inch pitch. It will then ...

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by CRJ900
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Ryanair order 737-9/10 MAX
Replies: 23
Views: 3637

Re: Will Ryanair order 737-9/10 MAX

Boeing's own seatmap for the B737 MAX 8-200 shows every seat at 28 inch pitch when having 200 seats. Source: Boeing.com/airport/737 Max Using Boeing's seatmap for the MAX 9 220-seat layout at 28 inch pitch, I calculate that 234 seats at 28 inch pitch will be the absolute maximum possible in the MAX ...

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by CRJ900
Thu Jun 21, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will the 797 look more like the 757 or A310?
Replies: 71
Views: 13606

Re: Will the 797 look more like the 757 or A310?

Boeing should use the B757-300 and DC-8-63 fuselage for inspiration and make the B797 this size but with every Y seat 19 inches wide. That way legacy carriers can have 230-250 seats and low-cost/charter can have 295-300 seats.

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by CRJ900
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 787-10 range
Replies: 58
Views: 9134

Re: 787-10 range

So far, SQ has 337 seats in their B787-10 and UA have confirmed they will have 318 seats in theirs - this will reduce range somewhat. Will be very interesting to see BA's version - if they copy the -8 and -9 layouts, their -10 will have 240-250 seats at most, allowing lots of range... but we keep he...

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by CRJ900
Wed Jun 20, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 20 CRJ900 with new interiors
Replies: 83
Views: 16228

Re: Delta orders 20 CRJ900 with new interiors

These will be configured with 70 seats similar to the E175SC to avoid scope limitations On Delta's seat map of this aircraft it looks like there is one row missing in the back of the cabin, like an empty space between the last row and the aft windscreen. Is it really like that? On the CRJ900, the a...

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by CRJ900
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Allegiant's MD80s vs Delta's MD80s
Replies: 30
Views: 5702

Re: Allegiant's MD80s vs Delta's MD80s

Allegiant bought quite a few ex-SAS MD80s - I heard from several SAS employees that G4 was quite keen on getting these birds because they had excellent maintenance records and would be good for years to come. Have G4 tried to keep up the "SAS standard" MX-wise or are they just doing the mo...

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by CRJ900
Wed Jun 20, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming operators of Airbus A350-1000XWB
Replies: 111
Views: 21358

Re: Upcoming operators of Airbus A350-1000XWB

I hope Airbus will use the Air Caraïbes 439-seat A350-1000 in airshows - to show how big the aircraft is inside.

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by CRJ900
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta orders 20 CRJ900 with new interiors
Replies: 83
Views: 16228

Re: Delta orders 20 CRJ900 with new interiors

AA ordered 15 (+15) CRJ900 with the new cabin in May and now DL with 20 aircraft, so potentially 50 new CRJ900 - nice boost for the CRJ production line.

With only 70 seats, they might take them as lowest-MTOW aircraft to cut down on charges that are weight-related?

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by CRJ900
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: A32x galley configurations
Replies: 2
Views: 741

Re: A32x galley configurations

The "United hybrid" aft galley you speak of has been used by a few airlines - with a large(ish) lavatory and a galley with four full-size carts on the back wall. Air Caledonian - later BA - A320-100, Air France A318, easyJet A319, Cebu Pacific A319... The downside with this config is that ...

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by CRJ900
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Norwegian OAK-BCN on a a340-500
Replies: 20
Views: 4523

Re: Norwegian OAK-BCN on a a340-500

Lucky passengers getting to fly the A340-500... hope they appreciate what a rare aircraft they are flying.

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by CRJ900
Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet passes the 300 aircraft mark
Replies: 24
Views: 4088

Re: EasyJet passes the 300 aircraft mark

300 aircraft is impressive. I find easyJet to be a bit anonymous, though, compared to FR, DY, Wizz - no scandals or naughty tactics - they're just growing quietly. They may not need to grow the number of aircraft much if they replace A319 with 186-seat A320 and 235-seat A321 - the seat increase alon...

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by CRJ900
Sun Jun 10, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service
Replies: 68
Views: 9618

Re: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service

What kind of inflight service do Y passengers get on IAH-ANC - being 6hrs30mins, do they get a full meal with hot main dish like on long-haul flights?

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by CRJ900
Sun Jun 10, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Additional CX A350-1000 routes: LAX and EWR, plus large A350-900 expansion
Replies: 103
Views: 26613

Re: Additional CX A350-1000 routes: LAX and EWR, plus large A350-900 expansion

How come A350-1000 deliveries are taking so long? There is still only one A35K in service with QR flying DOH-LHR-DOH. Sum Ting Wong?

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by CRJ900
Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada Rouge has launched its new service between YYZ-ZAG & YYZ-OTP
Replies: 17
Views: 3658

Re: Air Canada Rouge has launched its new service between YYZ-ZAG & YYZ-OTP

It strikes me that they’re on the ground a long time in OTP & ZAG, between 3hrs45 & 4hrs15. I wonder are they building in some wiggle room in case of delays Smart move, I say. I believe they are using the 280-seat B763ER and it takes time to disembark that many passengers, most likely 10-15...

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by CRJ900
Sat Jun 09, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service
Replies: 68
Views: 9618

Re: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service

Trip reports about the UA MAX 9 are starting to appear on youtube. Looks like the F and Y seats are slimline versions without PTVs, which should save about 400kg in weight. Noticed a lovely slimline lav behind row 5AB too. Do UA have the aft flat pressure bulhead on the 900ER and MAX 9 or did they d...

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by CRJ900
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airline's A321NEO 4 overwing exits and only 4 doors?
Replies: 8
Views: 1863

Re: Turkish Airline's A321NEO 4 overwing exits and only 4 doors?

I think this door configuration is legal if there are 195 seats or less installed.

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by CRJ900
Fri Jun 08, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2 more A350 for Air Caraïbes and French Bee
Replies: 25
Views: 4117

Re: 2 more A350 for Air Caraïbes and French Bee

Why would they get rid of the A330s and not just expand or increase service?!? The A333 for both Caraïbes and Bee have 354/378 seats, while the Caraïbes A359 have 389 seats and the Bee A359 has 411 seats. It's not a huge increase in seats and the A359s capabilities and economics are probably a lot ...

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by CRJ900
Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service
Replies: 68
Views: 9618

Re: 737 Max 9 North America inaugural service

The Thai Lion Air B737 MAX 9 has 215 seats and seem to operate from various airports in Thailand without too much ado, so the MAX 9 can't be all that bad...

With those big LEAP engines, I think the MAX 9 looks better proportioned than the MAX 8.

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by CRJ900
Thu May 31, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France - KLM no 737 MAX / A320 NEO orders
Replies: 135
Views: 25452

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

Regarding AF, it seems the A320 replacement is the biggest, next to 318/319s (CSeries seems a serious option). Replacing the large, aging A320 fleet with a same size A320NEO after 30 years seems not optimal. The A321NEO is a given, but a bit large for 1:1 replacement of all A320s. I always expected...

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by CRJ900
Wed May 30, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Perth to London Problems on Qantas?
Replies: 67
Views: 20566

Re: Perth to London Problems on Qantas?

As a physician I routinely work 24-36 hours straight with six (at times non-consecutive) hours break in an emergency room, which is significantly more stressful than an aircraft. Am I tired? Sure. But I knew that was the terms when I took the job. And I don’t have a mandated 25 hour break period wi...

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