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by Momo1435
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Air mulling widebody order
Replies: 54
Views: 9159

Re: Korean Air mulling widebody order

I think a top up order for the 787 is pretty much in the bag for Boeing, it will probably bigger then just the 10 options they currently hold. Anything else, we'll see. Boeing will of course be very eager to sell some 777X, they could offer KE a deal that they can't refuse. The only Airbus planes re...

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by Momo1435
Fri Oct 19, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 229
Views: 55268

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

l/n 1567 is the non-flying testbed. Incorrect. The frame details were already posted on the 777X thread. Ah yes, I see the info on that static test frame has changed and it's been allocate l/n " 9995 ". Also changed is that l/n 1579 was due to go to EY Cargo now going to ET Cargo. Presume...

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by Momo1435
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Jet Airways: reports cash running out
Replies: 358
Views: 50029

Re: Jet Airways: reports cash running out

Tata also has a 49% stake in AirAsia India. I wonder if this will have any effect on the Air India situation, the government could let Air India fail if they think Tata will turn Jet into a good replacement as the national carrier. Especially if they will also buy a large part of Etihad, making it &...

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by Momo1435
Thu Oct 18, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst
Replies: 109
Views: 23224

Re: Etihad to cancel a "significant amount" of A350 Order according to Aviation Analyst

Is there anything new to add to all the previous rumors this year about Etihad canceling aircraft orders. There have been plenty of articles on this subject, both for Airbus and for Boeing orders, several general articles that have said that orders from both companies are in danger of being cancelle...

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by Momo1435
Mon Oct 15, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Kuwait order includes: 10 B77W 15 A320NEO 8 A338 5 A359 I believe that all the deliveries for the total order will happen between 2019 and 2026, I find the 10 B77W surprising, when are deliveries planned ? Are we sure they aren’t orders for the 77X? Geoff I think it's old information mixed with new...

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by Momo1435
Thu Oct 11, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 797 Discussion Thread - 2018
Replies: 3314
Views: 387526

Re: TUI wants the 797

Does anyone know what the 797 is? 737-11 with 757-200+ Range? 767-200 size with 737-10 Efficiency? Boeing hasn't launched the 797 yet, so we cannot be 100% certain. But from the details that have come out in the press is that it should be more like a 767 with a 737 efficiency. As for TUI I would be...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 09, 2018 7:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

It was a puzzle because there were plenty of UFO to revealed and revealed to UFO transactions, but these were the 787 cancellations last month: cancelations: China Development Bank: -6 787-9 GECAS: -1 787-9 changes: Avolon to UFO: 1 CIT to UFO: 1 UFO to Bank of Communications Leasing: 1 UFO to Chin...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 09, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

It was a puzzle because there were plenty of UFO to revealed and revealed to UFO transactions, but these were the 787 cancellations last month: cancelations: China Development Bank: -6 787-9 GECAS: -1 787-9 changes: Avolon to UFO: 1 CIT to UFO: 1 UFO to Bank of Communications Leasing: 1 UFO to China...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 09, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Boeing order update for September http://www.boeing.com/commercial/#/orders-deliveries 631 net orders up to end of September 10 737MAX Air Peace 18 767 BDS USAF Air Tanker Program 1 789 Boeing Capital 1 737MAX UFO 21 737MAX UFO 2 789 UFO 3 789 UFO 9 789 United If I calculate it correctly there were...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would an A380F Save The Program?
Replies: 50
Views: 5474

Re: Would an A380F Save The Program?

The only possibility is with DHL. They are a big package hauler, which the A380F would potentially be good at. What shoots tht in the head is that DHL is only into buying secondhand at the moment, and via their contractors is introducing the A333P2F conversion. The conclusion has to be that it migh...

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by Momo1435
Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus , just stretch the A320NEO a few rows, 200 seats.
Replies: 77
Views: 11662

Re: Airbus , just stretch the A320NEO a few rows, 200 seats.

Does it really matter what Boeing does with the 737 MAX?

The only thing that really matters for Airbus is if this suggested stretch of the A320 will bring in a bigger return on the investments into the A320neo program then when Airbus does nothing.

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by Momo1435
Wed Oct 03, 2018 12:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Blue Air acquires Air Moldova
Replies: 16
Views: 1279

Re: Romanian low-cost carrier Blue Air buys Moldovan flag carrier Air Moldova

You can't be too surprised that any Moldavian airline can survive given the population of the country. But even more so the lack if visitors, Moldova is one of the least visited countries in Europe. That a Romanian airlines buys the airline is only logical, both countries have strong historical ties...

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by Momo1435
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 981
Views: 247236

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

The most 787 deliveries in 1 month was actually in December 2014, Boeing delivered 18 in that month. So a high number of deliveries in December is possible. We'll see if they make the planned 147, or even just 144 = 12 per month rate. There can always be more delays for specific frames. At least the...

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by Momo1435
Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 981
Views: 247236

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Amazing move, This had happened before, B787 Multi-delivery on same day? Common to see on B737 At the end of February 2015 Boeing had a "Billion Dollar Friday" with five deliveries - two for Qatar, one for Japan Airlines, one for Ethiopian Airlines and one for American Airlines. The AA de...

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by Momo1435
Sat Sep 29, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TUI closing down TUIfly Nordic?
Replies: 11
Views: 2151

Re: TUI closing down TUIfly Nordic?

The Air Olympus A321s (ex Monarch) are obviously just short term summer season wet leases, 1 already returned to Greece.

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by Momo1435
Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 981
Views: 247236

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

Sorry if I have missed this, does it have to do with HNA Group meeting payments or there are some reasons why 5 787 are on ground at PAE at the same time. Hainan has delayed deliveries because of their financial issues. Because there were a lot of allocated production slots for them recently it cou...

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by Momo1435
Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is a 787 being parted out at VCV?
Replies: 13
Views: 5628

Re: Is a 787 being parted out at VCV?

https://www.flickr.com/photos/38016434@N05/44380749061/

That picture was taken in April, see the description.

I doubt that it's already fully parted out. But maybe they have found a buyer for the engines?
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zkojq wrote:
One month ago it was still intact and even had engines.

https://www.flickr.com/photos/38016434@N05/44380749061/

That picture was taken in April, see the description.

I doubt that it's already fully parted out. But maybe they have found a buyer for the engines?

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by Momo1435
Sat Sep 22, 2018 7:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How come quads outlasted trijets?
Replies: 86
Views: 14266

Re: How come quads outlasted trijets?

Most quads built in the same period when the DC10's, L1011's were produced are also long retired, so nothing to see there. The MD11 is the only trijet that could be compared to the A340-300 and 747-400 quads. The issues with the MD11 didn't make it a popular plane in the 1st place. With the MD - Boe...

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by Momo1435
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?
Replies: 28
Views: 4140

Re: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?

The A380 is too large to be an effective combi. How many routes out there do you think can handle a ~A330 load of passengers plus ~77F volume of cargo (or v/v) each way approximately every day? The A380 is too expensive (in both acquisition costs and operating costs) to be lugging around an empty t...

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by Momo1435
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?
Replies: 28
Views: 4140

Re: Would KLM be interested in an Airbus 380 combi version ?

I think they would be interested.

But they wouldn't want to pay for the development cost of such version. So unless Airbus find some other customers to spread the costs it will never happen.

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by Momo1435
Thu Sep 13, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops
Replies: 75
Views: 11479

Re: Potential impacts of Hurricane Florence on East Coast ops

Ellofiend wrote:
Does anyone know if the two 78X's were both United models? I know one was UA but not sure of the other

And the dreamlifter's were under the Atlas Air code, who knew!?

1 United and 1 Etihad, see the 787 Production thread for pictures.

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by Momo1435
Thu Sep 13, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Rolls out Static Test 777-9X
Replies: 125
Views: 21701

Re: Boeing Rolls out Static Test 777-9X

Is the plan to still offer an 8 door version of the -9 for airlines with less dense configurations? (As opposed to the 10 door configuration on this test frame). Or will it be like the 737-900ER, where you get the door anyways, and just block it off? The 8 door version will be standard, the 10 door...

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by Momo1435
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop
Replies: 90
Views: 19492

Re: Diversion of IB A350 causes RR shares to drop

The shares have already rebounded, after the 40 points drop it's now back up to just minus 12 points. The stock market is simply hyper reactive when it comes to RR after all the bad financial news caused by the RR Trent 1000 engine issues. I find it interesting how the stock markets new about this i...

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by Momo1435
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, KIX currently closed and underwater
Replies: 152
Views: 22480

Re: Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, KIX currently closed and underwater

Today the 1st of 2 damaged 90m bridge girders was lifted from the bridge by a large floating crane. The 2nd girder should be lifted of the bridge on Friday. article in Japanese: https://www.nikkei.com/article/DGXMZO35275080S8A910C1LKA000/ https://twitter.com/eizo_desk/status/1039839927981105157 The ...

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by Momo1435
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

The 30 for ACG was a typo. There were also some reveals of unidentified orders, but nothing surprising. A couple of 767s for UPS and a 3 777s for FedEx. And news for September. 18 new orders for the 767. http://boeing.mediaroom.com/2018-09-10-Boeing-Awarded-2-9-Billion-for-Fourth-KC-46A-Tanker-Produ...

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by Momo1435
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Erebus wrote:
Momo1435 wrote:
Boeing Capital: 5x 787-9 (Hawaiian canceled 5)


Hello, is there any more information on this? A little strange after the order was firmed up only two months ago.

Edit: Just realised, Hawaiian is getting 10 in total still, correct?

Correct, they will now lease 5 from Boeing.

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by Momo1435
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/

Boeing Capital: 1x 777F
Boeing Capital: 5x 787-9 (Hawaiian canceled 5)

ALC: 30X 737MAX
ALC: 3x 787-9

AGC: 30x 737MAX

Unidentified: 40x 737MAX
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Boeing orders August.

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/

Boeing Capital: 1x 777F
Boeing Capital: 5x 787-9 (Hawaiian canceled 5)

ALC: 30X 737MAX
ALC: 3x 787-9

AGC: 30x 737MAX

Unidentified: 40x 737MAX

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by Momo1435
Sat Sep 08, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 981
Views: 247236

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

No sight of the ANA 787 in the Star Alliance livery, it might have gone inside to get some engines.

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by Momo1435
Fri Sep 07, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No A380 for KLM?
Replies: 37
Views: 7002

Re: No A380 for KLM?

tvh wrote:
dirk88 wrote:
How come there is so much demand between Amsterdam and Nairobi?

hub to hub

Plus cargo, especially flowers, there are a lot of flower farms in Kenya.

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by Momo1435
Thu Sep 06, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: No A380 for KLM?
Replies: 37
Views: 7002

Re: No A380 for KLM?

I remember reading an interview a couple of years with someone high up at KLM where the A380 was discussed. The answer to why no A380 was the standard it could work for KLM but not year round. Sharing the A380 would also not be a workable option. Different products, (French) union issues, etc. And a...

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by Momo1435
Tue Sep 04, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Typhoon Jebi hits Japan, KIX currently closed and underwater
Replies: 152
Views: 22480

Re: Typhoon Jebi heading to Japan, Any reported disruptions?

It's a big one, I see a lot of images and videos of damage in the Kansai area on social media. The whole harbor area in Kobe was flooded, the latest pictures already show that the typhoon has passed. Hopefully the number of casualties will be limited. Looking at the flooding at KIX and the heavy dam...

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by Momo1435
Sun Sep 02, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 140
Views: 29077

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

Could it be that the airlines don't see a need for extra frames but still manage to make money with the right numbers of birds? It may be a niche aircraft, but your claims of being a huge financial loss for its operators seem to be exaggerated. But that's not what I wrote, so it is you that is exag...

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by Momo1435
Sat Sep 01, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly
Replies: 140
Views: 29077

Re: First ANA A380 rolls out of final assembly

Multi Purpose Room on Japanese Shinkansen trains.

"These room is available for use by disabled passengers, those who feel ill, or for special purposes such as nursing"

Just use google to see some images.

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by Momo1435
Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What Carriers operate both the B787 and A350
Replies: 8
Views: 1569

Re: What Carriers operate both the B787 and A350

Currently operation both: Qatar Airways Singapore Airlines LATAM Thai Airways Vietnam Airlines Ethiopian Airlines Air China Future (current A350 and 787 orders): Air France British Airways China Eastern Airlines China Southern Airlines Etihad Airways Japan Airlines KLM Turkish Airlines United Airlin...

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by Momo1435
Fri Aug 24, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will EK ever firm its 787 order?
Replies: 26
Views: 5131

Re: Will EK ever firm its 787 order?

The 787 has an history with airlines firming up their commitments at a late date, AA, AF-KLM to name a couple orders. With the 1st deliveries in 2022 there's also not much hurry.

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by Momo1435
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad
Replies: 65
Views: 14185

Re: Rumour: No A350’s for Etihad

https://aviationweek.com/%5Bprimary-term%5D/etihad-looks-airbus-a350-maintenance-services-parts-repair-expansion Apparently the rumor may not be that accurate or things have changed very rapidly... Etihad Looks At Airbus A350 Maintenance Services, Parts Repair Expansion The article also seems to be...

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by Momo1435
Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

The BOC press release is worded exactly the same as their 787 order for Air Europa from 01 June 2018, where they took over an order from that airline. Lion Air was already rumored to be behind the undisclosed order for 10 A330neo's placed on 04 June 2018. So this BOC deal could be the financing for ...

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by Momo1435
Thu Aug 23, 2018 9:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumour: British Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon
Replies: 219
Views: 45669

Re: Britiah Airways - Big Aircraft Order soon

It's funny how one letter can make a name of an airline sound so much different. Earlier in the year it was already revealed that IAG is looking to place a large order for the long haul fleet. Boeing was supposed to be the front runner, which was linked to the A320neo delays (engine issues). At the ...

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by Momo1435
Tue Aug 21, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ET re-considering A220 / C-series purchase following Airbus acquisition
Replies: 15
Views: 3862

Re: ET re-considering A220 / C-series purchase following Airbus acquisition

When this news came out last month ET gave as the reason for this decision that the market was growing faster than they had expected. So who knows what the real reasons are.

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by Momo1435
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will air to air refueling ever be a thing in commercial aviation?
Replies: 42
Views: 3590

Re: Will air to air refueling ever be a thing in commercial aviation?

There will also be serious operational & planning issues. It's not like it will be possible to have a tanker available for refueling at any given location around the world. It needs to be planned to perfection and any changes to the original flight plan could have the effect that the tanker and ...

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by Momo1435
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Finnair long haul routes
Replies: 70
Views: 13085

Re: Finnair long haul routes

Load Factors are good and improving. for 2017 it was 83,3% for the North American flights and 86.7% for the Asian flights, both better then 2016.

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by Momo1435
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:53 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Norwegain Air Cancellation
Replies: 26
Views: 2444

Re: Norwegain Air Cancellation

Have you tried to call Norwegian on the numbers listed on the flight status page on their website? https://www.norwegian.com/us/flight-status/ 15. Aug 4:42 PM (New York-JFK UTC-04) We regret to inform that your flight has been cancelled DI7016 16. Aug New York. - London/Ga. Dep: 03:00. For free rebo...

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by Momo1435
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018
Replies: 280
Views: 36449

Re: Hi Fly A380 operations thread 2018

Today's DI7015 and tomorrows return DI7016 are cancelled due to technical reasons. This is the 1st time the flights are completely cancelled since the A380 took over, something wrong with the plane?

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by Momo1435
Wed Aug 15, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

If they didn't, then we wouldn't see it, since they are the ones signing the nine, ten and eleven figure checks. I would not be surprised at all if it is the airlines driving these announcements rather than the OEMs. Farnborough and Paris are the one time of the year the entire media, not just avia...

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by Momo1435
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Total comm failure at Amsterdam Schiphol
Replies: 8
Views: 3008

Re: Total comm failure at Amsterdam Schiphol

According to Schiphol's Twitter the departures are slowly started up again, so hopefully the effect will not be to big.

This wasn't just a issue for Schiphol Airport, it was was the Dutch traffic control so all Dutch airports were affected.

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by Momo1435
Wed Aug 15, 2018 11:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: So what’s Iran going to do now ?
Replies: 116
Views: 12198

Re: So what’s Iran going to do now ?

Gosh, why does each and every one of these threads get spoilt by politics, only to end up in Non-Av. Keep your views to yourselves or spread them in Non-Av. I am aviation enthusiast with utmost respect for Iran Air making the best of what they had for years in keeping their fleets flying, plenty a ...

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by Momo1435
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 981
Views: 247236

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

There were no 787 cancellations nor UFO orders last month so all changes for the Unidentified Customers in July were identifications. The total for Unidentified 787-9 orders actually went from 67 to 61, so that's minus 6. This is how these 6 were allocated to the actual customers. ALC: +1 China Sout...

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by Momo1435
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:04 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 443
Views: 107433

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Boeing's Vistara press release for example...No further mention of it still being a commitment or that it was previously booked. And now it turns out that it was no firm order in July and that it wasn't already on the books. I think that when the term "confirmation" is used we should be c...

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