http://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-asia-china-deals-boeing/boeing-signs-deal-to-sell-300-planes-worth-37-billion-to-china-idUSKBN1D91BZ Check out the link! It says: State-run China Aviation Supplies, which leases planes to Chinese airlines, said the order was for 260 B-737s as well as 40 B777s...Jump to post
I don't see any airline or aviation experience in the groups core businesses. :scratchchin: That doesn't bode well for a start up... From the article: About 777 Partners 777 Partners is a Miami based investment firm focused on a broad spectrum of specialty finance businesses, asset originators and f...Jump to post
From NYTimes.... It looks like this could a lot worse from the US side. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/31/business/airbus-us-arms.html "The aircraft manufacturer Airbus said on Tuesday that it may have violated United States rules on arms exports, potentially expanding a corruption investigati...Jump to post
Here is a different article: http://www.livemint.com/Companies/ggSWkShqe4I5RW2mBDy31O/Jet-Airways-to-buy-100-narrowbody-aircraft-as-India-demand.html "The carrier is in talks with planemakers to buy 75 to 100 single-aisle jets in the current fiscal year, chief executive officer Vinay Dube said ...Jump to post
Jet Airways added 75 737 Max 10's to there existing order...
https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-jet- ... SKBN1CG1VO
A little crack in the armor of the UK/Canada team... Form bloomberg: "The U.K. is said to see Canada as primarily responsible for the trade dispute between Boeing Co. and Bombardier Inc. because of the level of its state aid to the aerospace company. Publicly, the British government has said th...Jump to post
I wonder what this will do with Brazil's separate complaint with the World Trade Organization focused on what it claims amount to $4 billion in illegal subsidies from the Canadian government.??
WTO will take longer, but not looking good for C-Series.
Too early for popcorn?
Bloomberg has this piece on the matter... https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-09-25/qatar-air-mulls-new-boeing-747-freighter-order-as-cargo-booms Unintended Boon "“I’m pleased to tell you today that in fact the blockade has quite the opposite impact on our business to the one intended,...Jump to post
In the last quarterly report, deferred production costs really started to drop in earnest after Boeing went through some significant cost cutting efforts. Let's wait and see how much they drop in the coming quarters and once the rate hits 14 a month to see if charges are even necessary. A bigger ac...Jump to post
BTW I saw the MEO prototype a few hrs ago at TLS Massive Engine Option? :D This is how you can tell that this is Fake news... "This new variant requires a significant increase in resources to achieve the programme targets of first Flight in 2019." https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/ai...Jump to post
It also mentions using them on the domestic network so the shorter, lighter aircraft could be just what they need. In addition no delivery dates mentioned except the airline wants them in the fleet and working "by 2020". Could these four be 788 cancellations or deferments from another car...Jump to post
What was the original delivery target for these swapped and deferred A35k's?Jump to post
And yet amazingly France and Germany continue with plans for a joint C-130 squadron... Not for tankering helos though. IMU they want a C160 comparable platform for special forces insertion. The extended hose is a very poor substitute. While it may help the A400M prop wash issue somewhat, it makes t...Jump to post
$12B spending to achieve incremental performance improvement over B77W??? Try more like $5 billion based on analysis by people who know the industry (not bloggers posing as such). Aha, someone should ask Washington State why they are offering $8.7B incentives on a $5B program. I posted this in repl...Jump to post
$12B spending to achieve incremental performance improvement over B77W??? Try more like $5 billion based on analysis by people who know the industry (not bloggers posing as such). **** Perhaps this insider knows a bit about the industry... "Bregier complained about the $8.7 billion in support ...Jump to post
The 777x is taking much of the 787 technology, especially regarding engines and wing and putting it on the larger 777 platform. I'm not trying to say the 777x is better.. $12B spending to achieve incremental performance improvement over B77W??? Even with WTO blessings, Washington state incentives a...Jump to post
The huffpost has this to say on sustainability... "Accounting Gimmicks And Hard Realities At Etihad Airways" "One of the things we’ve learned in recent years from waves of financial scandals is that you can’t fool the accountants. And it’s especially hard to trick forensic accountants...Jump to post
Although, it's hard to tell where they got their $30bn deferred production cost number from It probably includes the 'Unamortized tooling and one-off costs' which has hovered around $3.5-4billion for the last three to four years. While separate from the deferred production costs, it still has to be...Jump to post
That Leehamnews article requires a subscription to view, I hope they update it in the coming days and give a renewed estimate of their view. (without subscription) https://leehamnews.com/2017/07/20/boeing-787-payback-gap-widens/ Although, it's hard to tell where they got their $30bn deferred product...Jump to post
Haven't followed this recently, but are orders for the P&W engines down compared to say 1 or 2 years ago? Do we see an effect on orders because of this debacle? For what its worth I think there is. (studiously avoiding the fanboy stuff.....) The NEO has, for want of a better expression, had &qu...Jump to post
Speaking of drawing random conclusions.... Leehamnews has input on the topic. :spin: https://leehamnews.com/2017/07/12/is-norwegian-in-trouble/#more-24109 It is interesting that apparently Norwegian can't find anyone who wants to lease a PW equipped A320neo this year. They will have 3 that no one w...Jump to post
Boeing has delivered six B737 MAX 8 (two to Norwegian and four to Lion/Malindo/Batik) but only one aircraft - 9M-LRC - is flying revenue flights according to FR24. Engine trouble for the LEAP as well? They're probably still peeling the plastic covers off the seats, and showing the crews the inside ...Jump to post
747classic wrote:According several sources : the wrapped up UPS 747-8F, N607UP, LN1542 was rolled into Paint hangar 45-04 for a media event later this week
mffoda wrote:Jump to postClearly UPS... What can brown do for you!
Speaking of drawing random conclusions.... Leehamnews has input on the topic.
https://leehamnews.com/2017/07/12/is-no ... more-24109
Clearly UPS... What can brown do for you!Jump to post
Just saw this.... Sad news
"Military plane crashes in Mississippi; at least 5 dead"
https://www.yahoo.com/news/officials-mi ... 36104.html
Boeing Selected for $294 Million Deal With Algeria's Tassel Airlines (3 x 737-800's)
https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/07 ... oeing.html
Now that I agree with and BA may decide to get them. They will also have a large A350 fleet by then so it will not be integration of a different type (as it would in IB if they went for the 777x) Hence the non sequtur 18x A350-1000s isn't my definition of a large fleet compared to a fleet of severa...Jump to post
Defence minister Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert of the Netherlands, Defence minister Ursula von der Leyen of Germany, Secretary of State for Defense Francine Closener of Luxembourg and Defence minister Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide of Norway at signing Cool pic... But Better pic! :biggrin: (from Wikimedia)...Jump to post
Which engines for the A320s? https://www.reuters.com/article/us-airbus-china-idUSKBN19Q1A1 Which tells me nothing other than some CEOs and some NEOs.... :hissyfit: Lightsaber[/quote] Well there was this in said piece: "Enders said he expected up to 50 percent of the A320 family planes would co...Jump to post
scotron11 wrote:Surprised seeing as all the carriers that were "suckered" into the 787 that never delivered EIS.
Who the hell do you think you are CX747? Spreading financial realities into a aviation enthusiast website!Jump to post
Ryanair is now in discussions with Boeing over a potential order for the -10...
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... ce-438805/
FG has this piece regarding a possible order from Ryanair: https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ryanair-could-be-tempted-by-max-10-at-right-price-438805/ "Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary is "very tempted" to order the Boeing 737 Max 10, but only when the "price is r...Jump to post
At the end of the day... The only thing that matters here is that Boeing started the month with 3,697 Max's on order. (2 deliveries from 3699 backlog) After the PAS, that backlog will reach more than 4,250 Max's in the backlog when all orders/commitments are finalized. NOT counting options or swaps....Jump to post
While not exactly what you are looking for... the Aeroturbopower blog site has a couple of pieces on the outside noise differences.
FG has some comments from TC regarding the A380 plus... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/paris-emirates-seeks-clarity-ahead-of-any-a380plus-438650/ Couple of comments: Clark, who has no interest in the cabin densification package Airbus has proposed, says he is not ready to commit to more ...Jump to post
Here's source using the word Contract... https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/06/10/business/10reuters-iran-aseman-boeing.html ""I am very pleased that after a year of negotiation with Boeing, the contract to buy 30 Boeing 737s was signed today," Aseman CEO Hossein Alaei was quoted as...Jump to post
Has anyone seen this piece from Air Cargo World? http://aircargoworld.com/rumors-swirl-about-amazon-acquiring-more-freighters/ "Have you heard the latest out of Amazon? In the last couple of days Air Cargo World and our sister publication Cargo Facts have received word from two separate sources...Jump to post
It seems Leeham did not check with Air Lease Corp. regarding his assessment of the 737-10MAX... From Leeham: "Based on public information and LNC’s own market intelligence, market reaction to the MAX 10 is tepid at best. Lessors we’ve talked with have zero interest in ordering the airplane. &qu...Jump to post
As our friend "lightsaber" has twice so patiently pointed out, there is NO new engine available for A380neo in the timeframe that has been stated upthread. There is no RR Advance engine in development for this aircraft. Simple fact... As lightsaber and others have rightly stated, the devel...Jump to post
Well Airbus has the same movie tickets?? 50% US content...Jump to post
IMO, the A330 MRTT is certainly out of the next tanker competition... Based on both Airbus' / the French Gov. recent press statements. This is likely a KC-46A win, or possible Il-78 win... The KC-46A should have the edge based on India's recent Boeing buying trends (C-17A, P-8I, AH-64 and CH-47). Bu...Jump to post
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