AirAsia's Tony Fernandes just posted this photo on his Instagram story (he's stopped there for fuel on his flight to Davos). What a coincidence that he just choose TZX for refuelling :biggrin: Surprising that he has to refuel at all. Surely his GLEX should be able to fly direct to ZRH or INN from K...Jump to post
AirAsia's Tony Fernandes just posted this photo on his Instagram story (he's stopped there for fuel on his flight to Davos).
There are about 30 non-stop flights a day between London and New-York. Impressive but not enough to warrant even one A380. And yet you can fly an A380 on FRA-EWR and CDG-JFK, no? Load factors are not impressive. Source? ULH economics are not proven. In case you missed it, EK has been flying ULH rou...Jump to post
MaverickM11 wrote:Hope all those hookers employed by Trump can make it to next year's values voters summit--they'd fit right in!
Wonderful news though I'd imagine that all the Airbus haters will be very bitter right now.Jump to post
Worrying news coming from the Syria-Turkey border: Turkey has been threatening to attack the Kurdish-controlled towns of Afrin and Manbij for some time in an attempt to counter a militia called the People's Protection Units (YPG), which it considers a terrorist group. The YPG denies any direct milit...Jump to post
More good news; Macron has managed to get May to pay for new security upgrades and border processing facility in Calais! Britain will pay £44.5m for extra security measures in France to prevent another refugee camp forming in Calais or any other Channel port, Theresa May is to announce. The extra ca...Jump to post
KarelXWB wrote:First Interjet A321neo (MSN 7939) emerged from storage and got its engines fitted.
aemoreira1981 wrote:TC-JOC was actually written off less than a year into service.
But at the same time he's not acknowledging the reason Airbus hasn't already launched an A350 stretch: engines. The Trent XWB-97 is pushed absolutely as far as it can go without major changes. Much of the chatter around the A350-1000's somewhat-slower-than-expected sales concerns engine reliability...Jump to post
Probably as a result of the book, Steve Bannon has been subpoenaed by Mr. Mueller. David Yup, here we go..................... The net is being pulled tighter and tighter. Will Trump see the news bulletin about this on Fox "news" in bed with a cheeseburger? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/...Jump to post
qf2220 wrote:zkojq wrote:
Screw freedom of speech right? What people do on twitter in their own time is not their employeers business.
From what I've read, the employee did it from the Marriott account, not their own personal account....
It's funny because some people genuinely believe that he would be a Trump supporter.Jump to post
As ever, EK seem to do a good job at hyping up their product.
Ziyulu wrote:I don't find 3-4-3 seating on a 777 to be an "upgrade".
And I would like to see all those people criticising the high regional fares now if NZ closes the LINK operations and pulls out of all regional centers. Why would they do that when they're making so much money off them? It was the same when NZ pulled out of Masterton and Kaiktaia. If people don't u...Jump to post
Quokka in business is a good way to promote. Especially in the UK I thought that those animals were protected? How is Qantas just allowed to borrow one for commercial promotion? Looks like DL was not the only airline to upset China, QF has admitted oversight after listing some Chinese territories a...Jump to post
A second aircraft has supposedly been intercepted. http://www.bna.bh/portal/en/news/820762 https://www.sharjah24.ae/en/uae/283524-qatari-fighter-jets-buzz-second-uae-civil-aircraft-gcaa Qatar has protested to the UN: The State of Qatar has sent two messages to the UN Secretary-General and to the Pre...Jump to post
Given that there is no proof that the model is successful yet, we will wait and see how that pans out. :checkmark: I'm still unconvinced on the viability of LHLC. Jetstar makes it work, as does Scoot, but there doesn't seem to be much evidence that the other big players are able to do so profitably...Jump to post
Interesting. Qatar denies it and there is no specific info as to which airline of flight number the "intercepted" flight was (could be Emirates, FlyDubai, Air Arabia or Etihad). The primary news source seems to be the UAE state news agency. http://businessweekme.com/2018/01/15/uae-says-qat...Jump to post
https://i.redditmedia.com/h6-D1UB5L3saXBxjiGlba8CY84LHUml8IJ6x3-n3_yo.jpg?w=576&s=85e362f2bd8b39a620428994a36f20f7 I really don't understand how Eurowings will be able to make money from old, fuel-guzzling A340-300s. The margins are far tighter. The (implied) inefficiencies of A340-300s are gre...Jump to post
Oh please. NZ will gouge exactly as much as they can get away with - they always have (see: North America routes until very recently - gee, I wonder why?). This. It really is that simple. Air New Zealand has been milking the regions for years. It's no wonder that people who live in the regional cen...Jump to post
That's absurd. Why would Russia be "enraged" about something that nicely plays into the hands of their propaganda narrative: "Look, there is no free speech! Even the EU has its own censorship." Because it makes it harder for them (& their surrogates) to con people into suppo...Jump to post
Fabrice says that Airbus can "robustly" deliver 6 A380s per year.Jump to post
Russia will be enraged, I'm sure. That's absurd. Why would Russia be "enraged" about something that nicely plays into the hands of their propaganda narrative: "Look, there is no free speech! Even the EU has its own censorship." Because it makes it harder for them (& their su...Jump to post
This is BS. If anyone is getting compensation money from the oil companies for the effects of climate change change, it should be the people of Kiribati and Bangladesh, not the government of the richest city on the planet.
That said, the externalities of pollution need to be taken care of.
I think I stopped using facebook since years ago when they changed the post display order from based on send time to based on relevancy/interest/popularity :checkmark: The current algorithm is completely screwed up. I want to see content from friends, but any content that they post/create is burred...Jump to post
The day I got back to Poland I received an email from her informing me that she'd been lying to me since she'd become pregnant, she's known since the beginning that I am not the biological father and she wants me to cut all ties with my daughter. Surely this piece of evidence is quite important and...Jump to post
Good news! Extra P&W GTFs available immediately for A320neo operators in need.Jump to post
Good and I love how all the France haters are loosing their minds. :lol: The fact is that Russia spent a lot of money trying to destabilise us in the last election, trying to get Le Pen elected to weaken France. This legislation is a natural reaction and will hopefully do a lot to limit the influenc...Jump to post
Honestly, who cares? We knew that Trump is a slutty person with loose morals yesterday and this news doesn't really change that. I doubt that all the people who were fine with his pussy grabbing will suddenly turn around and be repulsed by his behaviour thanks to this.Jump to post
You just know Trump eventually going to get caught out saying the N word pubically. It's just a matter of when at this point. Of course people from #Norway would love to move to a country where people are far more likely to be shot, live in poverty, get no healthcare because they’re poor, get no pai...Jump to post
I really hope that nothing is changed. The current livery is fantastic, nothing wrong with it at all. No need to tweak what isn't broken. Let us all hope that this is nothing.Jump to post
Looks like HiFly are gonna get really busy, what with covering some Norwegian flights as well. Bet they are quietly thanking RR for the business ! Hifly & EuroAtlantic did very good business out of Norwegian Long Haul's many teething problems as they introduced the 787s. How long will each airc...Jump to post
Can we f**king not? Noting against Oprah, but the current White House occupant has proven that celebrities don't make very good presidents. Is there no willingness to learn from this? :roll: Maybe a public servant with a proven track record on implementing effective policy, eliminating government w...Jump to post
Can we f**king not? Noting against Oprah, but the current White House occupant has proven that celebrities don't make very good presidents. Is there no willingness to learn from this? :roll: Maybe a public servant with a proven track record on implementing effective policy, eliminating government wa...Jump to post
I would not discount the A330 NEO. Nor would i. I'd have thought that the A338/339 would be perfect for their needs, especially if the 251t MTOW variant comes to fruition. It would maximize commonality with their existing long haul fleet, reduce CASK substantially on long haul routes and be much ch...Jump to post
He’s a genius at lying He's not even any good at that. If he was, as soon as exerts of the book released, he would have coordinated with Bannon to jointly state that the claims were false and that the journalist made them up. Instead he goes to his "default setting" of insulting Bannon, t...Jump to post
Thanks for that Zeke. So another one and a half years and a couple more financial reports left to be impacted by this (in hindsight) expensive bet. Hopefully it will be smooth sailing and atronger financial standing after that. CX is one of the airlines I admire most. I look forward to better thing...Jump to post
Flyingsottsman wrote:shankly wrote:I will ask the question again, given the Islamic customer, does anyone know if the particular Boeing finance package is sharia based?
Can I ask, what is sharia based?
Iran Aseman CEO revealed that Boeing will finance 30 aircraft. I wonder if the folks who called Airbus "desperate" because it looks as though they'll be financing part of IR's order, will also now call Boeing "desperate". :scratchchin: Of course not! Everyone knows that Airbus i...Jump to post
because he's more focused on other men's wives And not just the wives of any guy, but of his friends. President Trump used to boast that one of the things that made “life worth living” was sleeping with his friends’ wives, according to a new tell-all book. Before he was president, Trump would have ...Jump to post
The airline was actually profitable if the fuel hedging loss is not considered. Yes, but they have to be considered. Fuel hedging is entering into a contract. Hedging wouldn't work if the party 'out of the money' could back out of the contract immediately. As it stands, the hedging contract is cost...Jump to post
aemoreira1981 wrote:zkojq wrote:A question; one of my friends saw a 737 in the Southwest livery at Naples, Italy a few days ago. Does anyone know the identity of that aircraft? (no idea where it was going to)
Could be former N650SW headed to Nigeria. Likely ferry is TUS-BGR-KEF-(somewhere in the UK)-NAP-LOS-KAN
- QF to fly daily A330-200 services on AKL-BNE, AKL-MEL & AKL-PER by year end. For AKL-MEL/BNE it's a fact, already loaded in the system. Not daily though, last time I checked. PER I don't think it can handle daily year-round, but maybe 3-4 weekly during the lower season may be a better choice....Jump to post
Jumping on the 2018 predictions train: - SQ to fly 787-10s to PER by year's end. - VA to open up BNE-HKG. - VH-EBG & VH-EBL to finally get refitted. - Confirmation of another few QF 787-9 orders. - QF opening BNE-ORD. - QF to fly daily A330-200 services on AKL-BNE, AKL-MEL & AKL-PER by year ...Jump to post
So many red flags, I don't know where to start! :redflag: :roll: Also, aren't you a CX employee? SQ's financial results disagree with you. SQ: profit https://www.singaporeair.com/saar5/pdf/Investor-Relations/Financial-Results/News-Release/nr-q4fy1617.pdf CX: big loss https://www.reuters.com/article/...Jump to post
Now that Trump has passed the tax cuts, the elites & special interests who supported his election don't really need him anymore. 2. Bannon knew about the Veselnitskaya meeting on floor 25. 3. Therefore, Bannon is very likely to know more details about the collusion. Bannon does not need to agree...Jump to post