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by lightsaber
Sat Feb 24, 2018 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 / C919; Do they have a chance?
Replies: 8
Views: 1260

Re: MC-21 / C919; Do they have a chance?

I agree that the MC21 at least has a chance. If it has an Achille's heel it's going to be the support network. The airplane itself will probably be a good one. The C919 I wouldn't touch with someone else's 50 foot pole (let alone the proverbial 10 foot one). China has a very, very long way to go to...

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by lightsaber
Sat Feb 24, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MC-21 / C919; Do they have a chance?
Replies: 8
Views: 1260

Re: MC-21 / C919; Do they have a chance?

They would need to be certified by the FAA and other western agencies first. Of course, but is there any technical reason they can't get certification? Yes, you need to do a lot of testing, prove many things, produce a gigantic amount of paperwork. You need to work hard to do all that, especially i...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai is on the way to becoming one of the world’s largest airlines
Replies: 22
Views: 5372

Re: Flydubai is on the way to becoming one of the world’s largest airlines

I'm facinated by the assertion FluDubai will be one of the largest airlines. Someone please explain how they will outgrow AirAsia who has the world's lowest CASK and more aircraft In the fleet and on order. For their similar sized competition and growth prospects are more in line with Vietjet. But a...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai is on the way to becoming one of the world’s largest airlines
Replies: 22
Views: 5372

Re: Flydubai is on the way to becoming one of the world’s largest airlines

they are not saying they ARE one thw world´s biggets, they are saying they WILL BE one of the world biggests in the future, they are talking about their futurem not about their present Greetings from Brazil By that metric, anyone can become the worlds largest, speaking purely in hypothetical. The p...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

For those complaining about material costs, material is typically 3% to 5% of the cost of the final part. Yes, it seems the raw ingredients for Titanium 3D printing are going up, but since they waste so little, the material costs are less. This is quite probably one of the most ridiculous comments I...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai is on the way to becoming one of the world’s largest airlines
Replies: 22
Views: 5372

Re: Flydubai is on the way to becoming one of the world’s largest airlines

61 aircraft and thinking one of world largest? Haha. This. Did you guys not read the article? It doesn’t say that Flydubai is one of the largest now, but it is on the way to become one. Give it a few more years and they will move up the ranks! I read the article. Let us assume FZ takes every MAX , ...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 44
Views: 9122

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Somebody may be able to answer this for me - Why is it that the Freighter only comes in the 200ER/LR Fuselage length, and not the same length as the 77W? Was it just the requirement of the market or a technical issue? You hit the payload limit far earlier than the volume limit Expanding, the weight...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

I would say regarding 3D printing that Airbus is quite far along, you have 3D printed parts in most Airbus frames today, the numbers are increasing. Actually on titanium parts you see the biggest cost advantage. I visited the 3D printing facility at XFW last year. Until I see the 787 cost reduction...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

If Boeing is selling at $101 to $106 million, they make about $2 billion in profit per year! Now Boeing required ROI probably has a floor today of $105 million. I hate turning this into another accounting thread by Boeing, but when we talk about profits per plane of $25m-$40m if they sell at $105-$...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

Boeing produces a 789 for $35 to $40 million less than an A359. This is quite probably one of the most ridiculous comments I've ever read on A-net, on probably quite the most ridiculous thread I've ever read on A-net. So you think it costs Airbus 50% more to manufacture an A350-900 than it does Boe...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flydubai is on the way to becoming one of the world’s largest airlines
Replies: 22
Views: 5372

Re: Flydubai is on the way to becoming one of the world’s largest airlines

61 aircraft and thinking one of world largest? AA, DL, LHG, IAG, and others are not yet concerned. The growth has slowed. Ancillary revenues amounted to a relatively modest 11.9% of total revenue, down from 13.8% in 2016. FlyDubai needs to work I’m paying $400+USD for the privealge of flying JIB-DXB...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order
Replies: 79
Views: 10290

Re: EK warns the US against Open Skies renegotiation, threatens 777X order

The US has a hefty trade surplus with the UAE in regards to services and goods combined. Any trade wars will hurt the USA more than the UAE. Yes. Trade wars are very destructive. No one wins. Although some nations (note the UAE) insist on always fighting a trade war, so it is just a matter of the o...

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by lightsaber
Fri Feb 23, 2018 3:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possibility of EK MCO-LHR fifth freedom
Replies: 28
Views: 3342

Re: Possibility of EK MCO-LHR fifth freedom

There's no question MCO-LHR would be a big seller... the issue, of course, is whether the yield of a MCO flight justifies a slot. EK clearly views local and beyond DXB traffic to be more lucrative than a LHR fifth-freedom route. That sums it up. Heathrow slots are expensive. To justify a pair of sl...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "support dog" bites child on Southwest Airlines
Replies: 51
Views: 5448

Re: "support dog" bites child on Southwest Airlines

Yet another uniquely American problem... Maybe a muzzle would stop this from happening again? Exactly my thought! Besides that, the US authorities could stop that pet anarchy and copy the bureaucracy (read: clear rules!) of other parts of the world. Here is how pet passports issued by Switzerland a...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

Well a couple things we have learned in this thread. 1. Boeing is now selling a/c at a loss in the hopes of gaining market share, this is the same crap that Airbus was accused of so we know it is just that, crap. 2. The Boeing Program Accounting experts have not weighed in on the obvious, Boeing is...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

I think that reduced production price of the 789 is a huge issue for Airbus. From my own observation, it appears Boeing has reduced 789 production costs by 20 to 25 million per airframe over the last 4 or so years. Boeing has been more agressive cutting costs than Airbus... To others: Boeing is inc...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Avianca Argentina to receive its first 2 A320s
Replies: 19
Views: 2225

Re: Avianca Argentina to receive its first 2 A320s

Also, it wasn't until the ATRs arrived that AV found out how severely limited they were out of BOG (stories of flights having to go back to the gate while at taxi because conditions wouldn't be suitable for the aircraft to take off were common). Nonetheless, they kept the aircraft as a way to maint...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018
Replies: 81
Views: 7731

Re: Amazon Fleet Growth - 2018

Let's look at this objectively. There is no reason if they are picked up that they will for sure be 767s. Could be, could be a new type. The 16xx number sequence might or might not be significant too. Truth is we probably won't know for a while. Ironically the fist orders of the A321P2F program is ...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

^ Good analysis. Yes, all signs point to Airbus as the one whispering in Leeham's ear, which he's quick to parrot. Interesting though how Airbus didn't fight tooth an nail to keep HA. Changing of the guards? It definitely has been defensive... Order switches are a big deal. But I think the news is ...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...
Replies: 107
Views: 13198

Re: Lets say Airbus kill the A330neo...

There are two things to consider: 1. The A330NEO is very dependent on AirAsia. With delays moving deliveries out of contract, the order is open. 2. The 787 line increase to 14/month (168/year) means the A330NEO advantage of availability is gone. 3. If the rumored $90 million production price on the ...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

Programs go in phases. People are right that deferred cost mean Boeing needed to and wanted to keep 787 prices high as long as possible. But at some point the 787 is in the same place as older programs and the buildup is paid for. As of now Boeing says that happens at 1,400 units. They are about th...

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by lightsaber
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated Air Canada fleet planes calls for accelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019
Replies: 61
Views: 7920

Re: Updated Air Canada fleet planes calls for excelerated phase out of E190s, 767s to exit by the end of 2019

Will surely miss those nice mainline 2-3-2 and 2-2 Y configs. What are the main reasons behind AC's decision of phasing out the E90s? Economics is killing the E190. With so many efficient used narrowbody available, the ones with worse economics are retired. It has to do with the fuel and maintenanc...

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by lightsaber
Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo expects a B777XF
Replies: 54
Views: 6604

Re: Lufthansa Cargo expects a B777XF

The 748F is on its last legs. Kill it off. I love the 747, but the maintenance Andrew fuel bills are an impediment. Lightsaber Typical a.net myth. Exaggerate the shortfalls of the 747, inflate the positive aspects of the 777. Then why isn't the 747 selling better? The 777 has quantifiable economic ...

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by lightsaber
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa Cargo expects a B777XF
Replies: 54
Views: 6604

Re: Lufthansa Cargo expects a B777XF

Interesting, the A332F is too small, an A350F is not confirmed yet, so they hope for a T7XF. I wonder why the B748F isn't an option. It's bigger than an A330, probably still a bit bigger than a 778F or even a 779F, is currently available and I assume Boeing would give GEC a good discount to keep th...

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by lightsaber
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Update: EK to upgauge DXB-IAH to Airbus A388 again
Replies: 45
Views: 9600

Re: Rumor: EK to upgauge DXB-IAH to Airbus A388 again.

https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/e ... o-houston#

Wow... It took some time, but we have tardy vindication.


Lightsaber
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aircountry wrote:
Update, its coming back to IAH again is June 21, 2018. https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/e ... o-houston#

Wow... It took some time, but we have tardy vindication.


Lightsaber

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by lightsaber
Wed Feb 21, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month
Replies: 117
Views: 11129

Re: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month

Please point me to one Airbus or Boeing study that over predicted demand. All I've seen significantly underpredicted demand. I'll give you a segment -- I did mention the VLA (A380, 747-8) forecasts of Airbus...and even Boeing were way on the high side and B was downplaying VLA. They can get it wron...

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by lightsaber
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham
Replies: 386
Views: 43702

Re: A330-800 out, B787-9 in at Hawaiian? -Leeham

Now this is interesting... I'll agree with others the A321NEO is replacing many potential A330 missions. So the questions I have, if this order does happen (late edit): 1. When first delivery? Is HA an early beneficiary of the 787 rate increase? 2. How long is the 767 in HA's fleet? #1 at risk of A3...

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by lightsaber
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change
Replies: 95
Views: 8709

Re: Emirates Toronto Schedule Change

Emirates from June 2018 is adjusting operational schedule for Dubai – Toronto route, effective 01JUN18. This 3 weekly Airbus A380 service will be moving departure time from Dubai to overnight, instead of morning, while Toronto departure moves from evening hours to afternoon hours. EK241 DXB0330 – 0...

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by lightsaber
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carbon tax
Replies: 43
Views: 1447

Re: Carbon tax

All my childhood and still regularly today I do road trips for my vacations : 550Km to my parents' vacation home, 1200Km to my family in Italy. More if we go to southern Italy. As for "more taxes", that's not a given. You could replace revenue from other taxes by revenues from a carbon ta...

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by lightsaber
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Carbon tax
Replies: 43
Views: 1447

Re: Carbon tax

A carbon tax will not solve anything. A carbon tax is all about money and government control. Climate change is best addressed by the private sector. Agreed. Carbon tax is about control. One group or another thinks they can gain funds to build a dynasty. Global warming is real, but we also need to ...

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by lightsaber
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to resume second daily service to LIS
Replies: 17
Views: 2392

Re: Emirates to resume second daily service to LIS

Emirates has announced the resumption of a second daily service to LIS using a 3 class 777-300/ER Schedule EK193 DXB1425-1940LIS 77W D EK194 LIS2115-805+1DXB 77W D https://www.emirates.com/media-centre/emirates-increases-capacity-to-lisbon# Great news but I patiently await the announcement of DXB-O...

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by lightsaber
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Abu dhabi midfield and Etihad
Replies: 22
Views: 3914

Re: Abu dhabi midfield and Etihad

I’ve heard that traffic declines in AUH of around 16% for January. Give the new CEO some time to decide a strategy. Midfield is 2020 at the earliest too by the way. 2019 just isn’t happening The midfield terminal does seem to be behind schedule for 2019... aero.de quotes a forecast which shows a de...

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by lightsaber
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Happy 36th birthday to the Boeing 757
Replies: 58
Views: 4963

Re: Happy 36th birthday to the Boeing 757

It's all about the fish! :duck:

Lovely aircraft.

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by lightsaber
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WN announces intention to open LAX crew base in Q4 2018
Replies: 37
Views: 4731

Re: WN announces intention to open LAX crew base in Q4 2018

SFOtoORD wrote:
I’m surprised to hear they don’t have one already.

I'm also surprised... Huh...I wonder why the change?

Lightsaber

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by lightsaber
Tue Feb 20, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways Cabin Crew Behaving Very Badly During Layovers
Replies: 69
Views: 13092

Re: British Airways Cabin Crew Behaving Very Badly During Layovers

FA pay is extremely low. Send them to a fancy hotel with a pier diem at company expense, combined with being very young, and unfortunately sometimes that's what you get. On the other hand, given how many FA's there are flying every day, not sure a few incidents should be made into a bigger story. I...

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by lightsaber
Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing prepares 10,000th 737 aircraft
Replies: 90
Views: 12738

Re: Boeing prepares 10,000th 737 aircraft

To think that a decade ago the solid benchmark for a successful aircraft was 1,000 copies. That is still a successful aircraft! A decade ago only 400 aircraft were needed for good maintenance be economics of scale. Now a widebody is ok at that level. Narrowbody aircraft need 800+! :faint: Lightsaber

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by lightsaber
Mon Feb 19, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator
Replies: 219
Views: 82244

Re: First Airbus A380 parked amid search for new operator

The first builds... need custom wire bundles built in the aircraft because the ports for the wires are too small for the connectors due to the Catia IV/Catia V error. (oops...) HOW in the name of everything that's holy do you know that!? I mean I've heard about the CATIA mishap. But where do people...

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by lightsaber
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:15 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Residual value of aircraft after 25 years in service? Case Norwegian
Replies: 34
Views: 4525

Re: Residual value of aircraft after 25 years in service? Case Norwegian

I'm with others, you should read the depreciation policy of a company. This... puts Norwegian's losses in a new light... Not a pretty light. 25yrs to 30% is quite high. Using "straight line" depreciation with a 25yr useful life and residual value of 15% of initial value is fairly common am...

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by lightsaber
Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ryanair CEO warns Brexit may force UK shareholders to sell
Replies: 86
Views: 4440

Re: Ryanair CEO warns Brexit may force UK shareholders to sell

Normally I don't listen much to MoL, but he has a point here. A hard Brexit will force a sharp amount of selling in the EU and UK markets. That will disrupt the economy of both the EU and UK. My opinion is the EU, in particular Spain and Greece, will have the sharpest drop in air Travel. There is so...

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by lightsaber
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer E190-E2 performs better than expected
Replies: 62
Views: 8136

Re: Embraer E190-E2 performs better than expected

Is there really demand (high enough yield) for transcon flights in 100 seaters? According to FlightGlobal, 95% of flights between city pairs are under 1.500nm. JetBlue needs 2,950 nm to get between pilot bases. The E2-195 would be the only contender from Embraer. The issue is it looks like the CS30...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:39 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?
Replies: 87
Views: 7266

Re: 777X. Will it fall if the wing folds?

I think it would be well advanced and already presented to the FAA That sums it up. IIRC, the FAA demanded and analysis and more iron bird level testing. This is typical of out of the box. To others: For the JSF, FAA regulators were brought in. Real estate is getting very expensive. The A321 is beg...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month
Replies: 117
Views: 11129

Re: Airbus might push A320 family production rate to 70 aircraft per month

Oh, I just looked at Boeing's CMO, 41,030 or over 2,000 aircraft per year! When will we see that production rate? http://www.boeing.com/commercial/market/current-market-outlook-2017/ Airbus is predicting only 35,000 new aircraft: http://www.airbus.com/aircraft/market/global-market-forecast.htmlLigh...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air bigger than Norwegian in passenger numbers for the first time in January
Replies: 21
Views: 3003

Re: Wizz Air bigger than Norwegian in passenger numbers for the first time in January

Norwegian needs a reboot: 1. Get the 738s off TATL. They just aren't built for that range. 2. Get out of the aircraft leasing business. They made too large a bet of PW1100G powered NEOs. Sorry, but Pratt screwed up and deeper pockets are needed. The Chinese will buy, so sell. 3. Get up aircraft uti...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airport Traffic Controllers Trade the Tower for a Screen-Stuffed Cave
Replies: 15
Views: 2910

Re: Airport Traffic Controllers Trade the Tower for a Screen-Stuffed Cave

I've controlled test flights from a screen lined cave. With the muti-spectrum cameras (visual, IR, and sometimes UV), you see far more! If course redundant routing paths, severs, and screens are required. It improves throughput in aircraft in all weather's. This technology was mature in 2004. It is ...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirBaltic rated #1 in punctuality
Replies: 2
Views: 527

AirBaltic rated #1 in punctuality

Latvian Airline AirBaltic has been ranked No 1 globally in punctuality: http://baltic-review.com/latvia-airbaltic-atw/ My comment: Now, if this isn't good news for the C-series, I don't know what is. Fellow mods, please delete if I missed another thread on the topic. Lightsaber ps: Late edit, they j...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: SIA posts $532 million nine-month profit on passenger, cargo growth
Replies: 4
Views: 1308

Re: SIA posts $532 million nine-month profit on passenger, cargo growth

readytotaxi wrote:
Wow, well done, and look at that Cargo operation, up 15 fold on last time. Someone is doing thing right.

Increase of revenue of $210 million for cargo...

Nice cargo market recovery.

Lightsaber

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology
Replies: 154
Views: 17040

Re: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology

Also worth noting from the graph that the A330NEO is basically getting the same engines as the B787, just with bleed air and a different marketing name. You do realize the A330NEO was such a bad business case that no one was willing to put an engine on it without an exclusive and no one was willing...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology
Replies: 154
Views: 17040

Re: Leahy: A380 could have had better engine technology

I know on the RR site the T900 are slightly compromised to meet the stringent LHR nght noise restrictions. Anyway I guess it is less relevant because the A380 is mostly about capacity & CASM and has little competition. Even the 747-8 (with GENX engines) proved incapable of matching that. All th...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal
Replies: 21
Views: 3029

Re: Alaska, Virgin America flight attendants agree to merger deal

Date of hire seems simple and appropriate. Why in other airline mergers have work groups had such a difficult time with this? (Note: please exclude reference to AA/TWA) Because with other airlines, when the successful airline is taking over an older airline, the employees do not feel they should be...

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by lightsaber
Sun Feb 18, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Wizz Air bigger than Norwegian in passenger numbers for the first time in January
Replies: 21
Views: 3003

Re: Wizz Air bigger than Norwegian in passenger numbers for the first time in January

Wizz is impressive. Indigo partners seems to know what they are doing. I wonder when (not if) they will go TATL. The passenger numbers are impressive. To put it in perspective, FR flies about 120million pax/year or just under 10 million per month (although the highest I found for January was 9.3 mil...

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