ITC don't think they will sell many more in the US: The commission drilled holes into other arguments made by Boeing, including its contention that the Delta deal will propel Bombardier to more US sales. Indeed, other airlines like Spirit and JetBlue have expressed interest in CSeries. "We find...Jump to post
On the same subject: Airbus intends to reduce A380 output to six units a year from 2020 in a bid to sustain its flagship programme while keeping losses from the aircraft's production at a "digestible" level. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/a380-production-will-create-digestible-...Jump to post
Not my fault the A380 didn't sell better, it was the engine manufacturers fault, it's not fair....Jump to post
[quote=And all we know about the April date is one a.net member saying they heard it mentioned on an Airbus conference call. Would be nice to know more.[/quote] I seem to remember similar rectification time scales were stated at the beginning of the last set of problems and that didn't quite go as p...Jump to post
Really pushing the 'cost optomisation' and 'value proposition' angle thereJump to post
Airbus doesn't seem over confident on A380 prospects: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/singapore-airbus-sees-other-a380-customers-taking-445614/ Now that another Emirates follow-on deal is secured, Eric Schulz – head of sales, marketing and contracts at Airbus's commercial aircraft divisio...Jump to post
CH Aviation reports that they are having trouble finding investors
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... -investors
Basically this drop is the reason for the 27 runway swap taking place at 3pm - they could almost close the runways completely for an hour with little loss in traffic. Totally incorrect. The ACL site shows 38 arrival and 41 departure slots currently available in the 1500 hour, of which up to 4 are s...Jump to post
In addition to purchase price, the report that offset arrangements are also included in the deal shows which party is in the driving seatJump to post
Quote from Leeham today regarding the A380....
Breigier warned about giving cooperation talks with China around A380 too much weight.
Although behind a paywall, CH Avn reports RAM have ordered or been identified as B737MAX customers
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... s-b737-max
Looks like the Telegraph reads Anet
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news/ ... roduction/
Embraer are building the Phenom/Legacy types at Melbourne, FLA so expanding that facility would be a possibility.Jump to post
From Flightglobal: Delta, Bombardier renegotiating delivery clause in CS100 deal Delta Air Lines has asked Bombardier to guarantee all 75 CS100s ordered in April 2016 will be assembled in Mobile, Alabama, instead of Canada, a top airline executive says. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/del...Jump to post
Travel Service reportedly signs deal for another 9 737MAX which will increase its order book to 39 https://blueswandaily.com/travel-service-signs-order-for-nine-additional-737-max-aircraft-report/ CH Aviation quotes these as being from lessors https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news/62234-czechias-...Jump to post
First one is G-LCYY c/n 189 ex OYERA/PPPJL/HBJQGJump to post
Spirit Aerosystems are upgrading their facility and hope to be a contractor for the 797
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... on-443938/
Where numbers are so large, does it matter as both manufacturers have all production covered at a similar rate for at least 7 years, which will exponentially increase for both.Jump to post
Photos of the other side show IV on the tail top, so it is a B737-800 ex PRGIV. It has been used as a prop for a concert, the band playing in the hole in the side!Jump to post
I don't see it say that they are in talks at the moment, the article says:
Key airplane-sales campaigns lie ahead at Delta, British Airways and Japan Airlines. All will be keenly fought and will help define the success of McAllister’s tenure at the top
Lufthansa new business class seat for B777-9
https://www.ausbt.com.au/photos-lufthan ... s-revealed
I wonder if they meant A350-900, that was rumoured after the B787 announcementJump to post
Balerit wrote:So, well done Airbus on winning the 2017 DAS.
quote 'It is believed that the 787 is currently TOW-limited by the undercarriage, which is at design maximum. I do not know if it is possible for Messier-Dowty to strengthen the gear structure to support higher weights' There are posts in the Leeham comments section that say a 787-10ER is in the pip...Jump to post
Shouldn't that be A320NEO's?
http://gulfbusiness.com/airbus-confirms ... a-airways/
A new one to add to the list, from Baltic this week was 'We have agreed to begin discussions.....!!Jump to post
As always on this forum, things are getting carried away. The actual text of the article..... "We are in discussion with a number of potential buyers, including British Airways and a number of other European flag carriers as well as Asian low-cost airlines," Anselm Gehling, Dr Peters' chie...Jump to post
There seems to be a lot of interest, United, American, JAL, Ethiopian, Qantas have all said they are up for it, Boeing should just do it!Jump to post
kurtverbose wrote:The telegraph reporting it's for 17.
Another image from Boeing's twitter. https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/status/929646122146156544 https://i.imgur.com/qSoyy9n.jpg ps. That's a 787-9.... mistake? or something that hasn't been revealed yet? Good pick up, according to EK's press release they will be configured in both 2 and 3 class ...Jump to post
There are multiple sources saying the same thing including Egyptian press, quoted here in French:
https://www.lesaffaires.com/secteurs-d- ... ies/598196