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by fcogafa
Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: PIA 720B LHR OPERATIONS
Replies: 4
Views: 1017

Re: PIA 720B LHR OPERATIONS

Air Malta had some on lease from PIA and they operated from T2, although they were in Malta colours

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by fcogafa
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 28255

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

Maybe he is looking for an excuse to delay deliveries further, as the A350 wouldn't be available for several more years

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by fcogafa
Tue Oct 10, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo production and delivery thread - 2016-2017
Replies: 759
Views: 234658

Re: Airbus A330neo Production And Delivery Thread

First flight on 18th Oct according to the link on the thread about Air Asia maybe swapping to A350's

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by fcogafa
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes
Replies: 327
Views: 58396

Re: Airbus CEO warns of significant impact from corruption probes

This passage surprised me if true....
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Because of the false data provided in export documents, Airbus is no longer able to obtain export guarantees in Britain, France or Germany.

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 28, 2017 9:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 2842
Views: 342925

American thinks NMA ('B797') is of great interest

Report in Leeham today regarding the A350 order future and replacement options: 'Boeing is pitching a re-order of the 787-8 and the New Midrange Aircraft (NMA), which Kerr says that as presented is of great interest.' https://leehamnews.com/2017/09/28/american-wants-decide-a350-fate-within-six-month...

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neoF & A350F
Replies: 20
Views: 2389

Re: A330neoF & A350F

[quote="Planesmart"]Probably can't believe their good luck with the A330CEO and NEO. Common production line. Darling of the finance and leasing world. Enormous margins, even after deep discounts, beating even high-end A320 models. Simple to build and support. And performance improvements r...

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by fcogafa
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ( Rumour ) Norwegian considering buying Monarch
Replies: 29
Views: 4208

Re: ( Rumour ) Norwegian considering buying Monarch

If it is in the Shropshire Star it must be true...!

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Azul to add 5 A330neo aircraft, reveals lease cost
Replies: 43
Views: 9912

Re: Azul to add 5 A330neo aircraft, reveals lease cost

AF086 wrote:
Avolon is controlled by China's HNA Group which has a large stake at the Brazilian airline.


No nepotism there then!

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by fcogafa
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018
Replies: 72
Views: 16352

Re: DL to go all A330's on NYC-LHR From April 2018

oldannyboy wrote:
Still, the 76 is a much older plane, .


The B764's were delivered 2000 onwards, the A330s 2003 onwards, not all 'much older'

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by fcogafa
Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 17888

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

What route is that aircraft doing for the other 5 days a week?

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by fcogafa
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?
Replies: 122
Views: 17888

Re: New BA route to be announced tomorrow?

CCS(!)
CGK

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 14, 2017 1:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. House of Representatives votes to block aircraft sales to Iran
Replies: 46
Views: 9521

Re: House votes to block aircraft sales to Iran

I think the phrase 'western companies' would include Airbus?

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by fcogafa
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1519125

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

From ch-aviation:

Cathay - six A350-1000s is to be converted into six A350-900s (to be delivered in 2019 and 2020) and the delivery of five A350-1000s is to be deferred from 2020 to 2021.

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by fcogafa
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 159287

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Isn't the Qatar already listed?

Unidentified Customer 2 x 747-8F (16 Jul) - Qatar

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by fcogafa
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA flight in trouble? G-VIIH
Replies: 36
Views: 9491

Re: BA flight in trouble? G-VIIH

Possibly a compressor stall

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by fcogafa
Wed Sep 06, 2017 1:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s
Replies: 170
Views: 36117

Re: UA changes order for 35 A350-1000s to 45 A350-900s

Is 45 x 900s worth the same as 35 x 1000s? If so, not much gain for Airbus

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by fcogafa
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?
Replies: 126
Views: 18423

Re: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?

Boeing gets the Emirates B787 order, Airbus gets an Emirates A380CEO top up as a runner up prize

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by fcogafa
Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 353
Views: 114114

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

Why would/should SIA be required to do all the pre-return maintenance if the aircraft are going to be broken up?

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by fcogafa
Thu Aug 24, 2017 2:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA's Next US Destination
Replies: 455
Views: 46552

Re: BA's Next US Destination

With Norwegian continually hounding BA and diluting traffic into many of the 'new' destinations that BA has opened over the last few years I wouldn't be surprised if BA withdrew from some of these destinations altogether. Something has got to give.

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by fcogafa
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai ruler visit to Airbus. Anything special for Emirates?
Replies: 41
Views: 12978

Re: Dubai ruler visit to Airbus. Anything special for Emirates?

If what is said on these forums is correct, Emirates is an independent company and the Royals/Government have no connection with it, so why would this visit be in connection with an order....?

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by fcogafa
Wed Aug 02, 2017 10:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways A380 US Routes
Replies: 73
Views: 14307

Re: British Airways A380 US Routes

Rather than being short of A380s, could it be more that the routes do not justify it outside their peak seasons? this shows how short BA is of A380s, I'm still very surprised that they haven't ordered more. For Y pax they have to be the ride of choice: Y in BA B789 versus Y in BA A380 is no contest ...

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by fcogafa
Thu Jul 27, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA may swap 359 for 338, HA could go 787 or 359 (Leeham)
Replies: 176
Views: 26707

Re: AA may swap 359 for 338, HA could go 787 or 359 (Leeham)

Bit of a strange article by Leeham, 'Boeing offering a solution for the AAL B767s' but he can't say what it is? 142 A350 deliveries in 2018, only half the A330 production sold for 2018?

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by fcogafa
Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EasyJet bumps unaccompanied minor
Replies: 51
Views: 5511

Re: EasyJet bumps unaccompanied minor

There seems to be more to this story, it is stated that the mother lied in some way when booking the ticket

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by fcogafa
Fri Jul 21, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Malaysia Airlines revises A350 operations, alters European plans once again
Replies: 27
Views: 8658

Re: Malaysia Airlines revises A350 operations, alters European plans once again

So do they need a smaller long range aircraft? I'm sure Boeing would sell them one!

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by fcogafa
Thu Jul 20, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 159287

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Are these the 2 B748F's for Qatar as mentioned recently? Maybe Aeroflot for the B777s?

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by fcogafa
Thu Jul 20, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR
Replies: 83
Views: 12886

Re: Primera Air to start BHX, STN and CDG to BOS and EWR

A Scandinavian airline operating UK-US is probably going to be an issue in the future unless they set up a UK division

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by fcogafa
Wed Jul 12, 2017 11:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JAL adds the 2nd HND-LHR and NRT-BKK, ceases NRT-ICN
Replies: 22
Views: 4832

Re: JAL adds the 2nd HND-LHR and NRT-BKK, ceases NRT-ICN

Wonder where they got the Heathrow slot from, that is prime time

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by fcogafa
Mon Jul 10, 2017 10:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 3rd runway at LHR without buying more land
Replies: 97
Views: 10073

Re: Cheaper runway plan introduced for LHR

The walkway demolition is not dependant on the T2 extension being built. This link suggests that the T2 extension will not be started until 2019, T1 hasn't even been demolished yet. http://www.airportwatch.org.uk/2013/02/cancel-new-runway-plans-say-tories/ Since this is about LHR, I have a question ...

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by fcogafa
Wed Jul 05, 2017 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two new Norwegian routes - Gatwick to Chicago/Austin
Replies: 114
Views: 15114

Re: Two new Norwegian routes - Gatwick to Chicago/Austin

Norwegian has a UK division using UK registered aircraft to get around that kind of issue https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norwegian_Air_UK Of course this service will depend on the Brexit negotiations and whether an airline not based in the UK can be treated as a UK carrier for purposes of service to ...

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by fcogafa
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike
Replies: 169
Views: 37868

Re: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike

They are due to arrive today

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US President thanks SpiceJet for aircraft orders
Replies: 16
Views: 6083

Re: US President thanks SpiceJet for aircraft orders

Looking forward to him thanking Iran Air for their orders too....

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 159287

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Could it be part of the Iran Air order?

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by fcogafa
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike
Replies: 169
Views: 37868

BA applies to use Qatari aircraft to cover strike

http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/2227.pdf
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BA have applied to the CAA to use 9 Qatar registered Airbus 320/1 for up to 2 months to cover during the upcoming strike!

http://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/2227.pdf

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by fcogafa
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Was PAS 17 rather disappointing?
Replies: 14
Views: 2089

Re: Was PAS 17 rather disappointing?

Last day of the PAS 2015 WZZ ordered 100 A321s so it is not over yet

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 74097

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ch-438551/
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A350-2000 'shelved' but they could do it anytime if they wanted

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ch-438551/

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 74097

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

Airbus/FG confirm the ETH A350 order was already on the books as unidentified https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-ethiopian-studying-how-a350-1000-would-cope-a-438555/ Round up after Day 2 GECAS 100 x A320/321neo (order) ALC 12 x A321neo(order) Viva Air 15 x A320ceo, 35 x A320neo (MOU) ...

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 74097

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

TheGeordielad wrote:
[quote=" Delta must be getting good deals on these end of the line A321CEOs.


The 'end of the line' seems to get further and further away for all the CEO models....

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 74097

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

For the benefit of the MAX10 detractors, it is not unusual for a newly announced model to start in this way, all 'orders' for the A330NEO at Farnborough 2014 were MOU/LOI/Commitments or whatever http://www.airliners.net/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=574533&hilit=farnborough+air+show+2014&sta...

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 92845

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2017-06-20- ... 0-737-MAXs



Includes 15 x 10MAX
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KarelXWB wrote:
CALC Announce Order for 50 737 MAXs:

http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2017-06-20- ... 0-737-MAXs



Includes 15 x 10MAX

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 92845

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 8s-438501/
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10 x MAX8 for ETH

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 8s-438501/

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 264
Views: 74097

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 8s-438501/
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ETH to order 10x A350s that may already be 'unidentified'

https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... 8s-438501/

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by fcogafa
Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 92845

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

...and people say Boeing doesn't hold back orders to announce at air shows? Surely, all these couldn't have been closed and signed in a matter of just over 24 hours! :smile: As a lot are for the -10 it was quite difficult for Boeing to previously announce orders for an aircraft that hadn't been lau...

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by fcogafa
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 92845

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

Monarch firms up 15 additional 737 MAX 8 aircraft: http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2017-06-19-Boeing-Monarch-Announce-737-MAX-Services-Agreements-and-New-Engineering-Joint-Venture-Partnership ....The order was previously attributed to unidentified customers on the Boeing Orders & Deliveries website...

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by fcogafa
Mon Jun 19, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 92845

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

https://twitter.com/_AirlinerWorld/stat ... 4790690816



Presumably that should be ...42 MAX 8?
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KarelXWB wrote:
More orders from China:

China Development Bank Aviation becomes a 737 MAX 10 launch customer with MoU for 10 MAX 10, 8 MAX 9 & 42 MAX 9 #PAS17


https://twitter.com/_AirlinerWorld/stat ... 4790690816



Presumably that should be ...42 MAX 8?

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by fcogafa
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 92845

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

From FG: After rumours of the 737 Max 10X’s pending go-ahead have swirled for weeks, Boeing has scheduled a press conference at 10 am on 19 June in the auditorium of the Air and Space museum at Le Bourget, a more spacious venue than Boeing’s media chalet..... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articl...

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