The 2nd A330neo is airborne on its third flight: https://fr24.com/AIB03TE/fcf90b4Jump to post
bgm wrote:The -1000 also has triple bogie landing gear, whereas the -900 only has double.
mercure1 wrote:KarelXWB wrote:Aigle Azur has announced plans to commence long-haul services with 2 A330 aircraft.
They already do that.
Have A330 and operate to China.
A glimpse of MSN 76, Spain's 3rd A400M:
https://twitter.com/ja_almarza/status/9 ... 5869335552
MSN 78 QR #20 needs a 2nd CAF: https://fr24.com/AIB07NG/fcf9d43Jump to post
SAS is in for another NEO delivery:
Jump to postAirbus A320 -251N 7951 EI-SIB SAS (Ireland) delivery 12dec17 XFW-ARN ex D-AUBU
MSN 164 DL #5 is heading home:
And two more Avianca A320neo aircraft with N registrations have been delivered:
Jump to postAirbus A320 -251N 7887 N764AV Avianca Colombia delivery 12-13dec17 XFW-TFS-FOR-BOG (+ 7928 N765AV ex D-AUBQ) ex D-AUBH
Second Air China A320neo (MSN 7899) made another test flight and should be delivered soon.
Did the aircraft start skidding? How can it end up on the runway like this? According to reports, co-pilot unbalanced the thrust by accident when speeding up at 15:30 local time. Because the front wheels of the aircraft have exceeded the runway limits, the aircraft had to be towed back for inspectio...Jump to post
Next delivery: IndiGo #31:
Jump to postAirbus A320 -271N 7961 VT-IVD IndiGo Airlines delivery 12dec17 XFW-DEL ex D-AUBX
Carrier already signed a MoU for the A350 to enable long-haul routes to the US. https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/vietnam-airlines-jetstar-pacific-ink-deals-for-a35-429057/ These would be the 280t models. https://centreforaviation.com/insights/analysis/vietnam-airlines-readies-to-enter-us-m...Jump to post
Aigle Azur has announced plans to commence long-haul services with 2 A330 aircraft. The French company explains on December 12, 2017 that the two aircraft will be equipped with Pratt & Whitney PW4000 engines, and configured in three classes with perfectly flat seats in Business class, an "E...Jump to post
NZ321 wrote:I also hope MH will repaint the A380 in the new standard livery.
New CEO, new ideas. Peter Bellew has some interesting ideas, but with his return to Ryanair.... Exactly they can ditch their stupid plan now Bellew has been pushed out. They need to make full use of their best assets. Geoff While I tend to agree, the result of this decision means the A350s are stuc...Jump to post
The article also mentions a possible cabin refresh:
Jump to postThe airline is also understood to be weighing up the merits of a refresh for the A380 if it is to remain flying as Malaysia Airlines’ flagship,
Seat map has been released:
MSN 165 MH #2 got a special sticker applied:
A350 Malaysia Airlines 9M-MAC Negaraku msn165 F-WZHE by theo franchi, on Flickr
mercure1 wrote:What a mess.
Having a hard time figuring out what lemonade to make with its lemons.
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Interesting that Flyadeal didn't include the 737 MAX 10, although Boeing may still push the aircraft. flyadeal (F3, Jeddah) is considering ordering either A321s or B737 MAX 9s in a bid to lower its unit operating costs, CEO Con Korfiatis told CAPA TV. The Saudi low-cost carrier has issued a Request ...Jump to post
Primera Air will become the 737 MAX 9 launch operator:
https://www.ch-aviation.com/portal/news ... h-operator
Mitsubishi may lose a significant MRJ order: Swift Air (USA) (WQ, Phoenix Sky Harbor) is likely to cancel an order for up to forty MRJ90s placed by Eastern Air Lines (EAL, Miami Int'l), the Floridian passenger charter specialist it acquired earlier this year, the Nikkei Asian Review has reported cit...Jump to post
Is it only me, or does anyone else have a hard time telling A359 and A35K apart? :D I had to stare at the photo for like 5 seconds to realize they are not 2 A359s. Not sure how, considering that one look at the gear can easily differentiate the two of them. Perhaps the following illustration helps:...Jump to post
hkcanadaexpat wrote:MSN 132 (QR#21) out on a third test flight #AIB03FL
As the cargo market is on the rebound, Cargolux may need more 747 freighters. Cargolux CEO Richard Forson reportedly told journalists that his airline — Europe's largest cargo carrier — is hiring 60 pilots for its Luxembourg operations in 2018 and may also add new destinations and airplanes to its n...Jump to post
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FromCDGtoSYD wrote:Do QRs A35K come with Q suites preinstalled ? Or will they also have to go through retrofitting ?
Good decision, caps are a fashion thing of the past. As the world changes, time to move on. As a frequent flier i think thats unacceptable, we need our pilots with their caps, its just give the passengers a degree of confirdence 1. Do you want your president to address the nation in tee-shirts and j...Jump to post
What's the status of Air Astana's A321NEO? last time it flew was in May and never flew again! It's in the storage pit. Air Astana has postponed A320neo family deliveries. https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4357/37437116411_51d50bed79_z.jpg Airbus Factory by Mathias Düber , on FlickrJump to post
Sichuan #5 has been delivered.
Jump to postAirbus A320 -271N 7842 B-8681 Sichuan Airlines delivery 11dec17 XFW-TSE ex D-AXAE
MSN 155 CX #22 was delivered last Friday.
Jump to postAirbus A350 -941 155 B-LRX Cathay Pacific delivery 08dec17 TLS-HKG ex F-WZNO
The roof is badly damaged:
https://twitter.com/AviationSafety/stat ... 2612291594
Next IndiGo delivery:
Airbus A320 -271N 7083 VT-IVE IndiGo Airlines delivery 07dec17 TLS-DEL ex F-WWDK
Jump to postAirbus A320 -251N 7764 VT-EXH Air India delivery 07dec17 TLS-DEL ex F-WWIV
It is correct that they are coming from Air Berlin, they will also have the full VS livery. On the inside the cabin and feature will be the same, same fabrics, carpet, etc Premium will be retro fitted to the aircraft as well. Sounds like a lot of effort just for a few months downtime of the 787 fle...Jump to post
CX Flyboy wrote:Did B-LRX leave TLS yet? It was supposed to have left yesterday (Thursday)
Press release: Qatar Airways has reconfirmed and upsized its earlier order for 50 A320neo with a firm order instead for 50 of the larger A321neo ACF (Airbus Cabin Flex configuration ), in an order signed today in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Emir of the State of ...Jump to post
MSN 78 QR #20 ready for its first CAF: https://fr24.com/AIB06NG/fc2e611
Lots of QR activities today.
In other words, a lot of fuss for Airbus to add 4 net orders to the books. :crazy: More importantly, the signing of the contract restores the relationship between Airbus and Qatar Airways. The relationship was strained after the initial A350 and A320neo issues. As QR has agreed to re-take the A350s...Jump to post