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by Momo1435
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air France-KLM has a 977 milion euros loss in 4th quarter 2017
Replies: 4
Views: 2432

Re: Air France-KLM has a 977 milion euros loss in 4th quarter 2017

Wrong link. Here are the numbers directly from the source. http://www.airfranceklm.com/sites/default/files/communiques/1234_q4_2017_press_release_en_def.pdf Q4 operating profit = 113 million, net profit -977 million (€) 2017 operating profit = 1,488 million, net profit -274 million (€) Cause of the ...

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by Momo1435
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 79
Views: 17031

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

The unidentified order for 17 looks to be an order transfer from one customer to another and not a NG to MAX conversion. The MAX total only went from 4306 to 4307. I had a look at all the orders, the Jet Airways order went down by 17 in January compared to December, it went from 71 to 54 (which was ...

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by Momo1435
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Vietnam Airlines studying A350-1000 and 777X for non stop flights to the US
Replies: 38
Views: 8711

Re: Vietnam Airlines studying A350-1000 and 777X for non stop flights to the US

Boeing is very keen on growing it's aftermarket support and services business. So on top of a possible 777X order it's also a matter of trying to secure deals for Boeing Global Services. Especially in places where Boeing can offer products to directly resolve the issues that are now preventing Vietn...

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by Momo1435
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing admits 747 has no future as a pax model
Replies: 166
Views: 28467

Re: Boeing admits 747 has no future as a pax model

I always find it interesting that when you see architectural renderings of new airports there are more than often some 747s in it, even if the airport doesn't see any 747 services. This shows that the iconic 747 design still remains very much appreciated to this day and way beyond the small realm of...

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by Momo1435
Thu Feb 08, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Silk Way needs up to 20 747-8 freighters
Replies: 17
Views: 2902

Re: Silk Way needs up to 20 747-8 freighters

Here's the original article where CH-Aviation got their quote. https://www.azernews.az/travel/126766.html I always wonder how CH-Aviation can continue to repost international articles without ever naming it's sources, they must have a solid legal team. Anyway, The only thing that can safe the 747-8 ...

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by Momo1435
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 27500

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

Even though Boeing would have offered them some early 787 slots. Same for an A350 solution, Airbus would have worked with them, but there are simple not as many available slots as for the A330neo. The A330neo is still the best solution for AirAsia to grow as fast as they want. The lease of 2nd hand ...

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by Momo1435
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: Ethiopian Airlines to order 10-20 B777X
Replies: 46
Views: 8426

Re: ETHIOPIAN AIRLINES order 10-20 B777X

https://twitter.com/SpaethFlies/status/ ... 6618663937

We will have to wait and see for how this will turn out. ET has been linked like this to many "orders" before over the last couple of years, including the 777X, which didn't (yet) turn into firm orders.
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Link to the tweet:

https://twitter.com/SpaethFlies/status/ ... 6618663937

We will have to wait and see for how this will turn out. ET has been linked like this to many "orders" before over the last couple of years, including the 777X, which didn't (yet) turn into firm orders.

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by Momo1435
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed, first routes SIN-BKK, KUL and KIX
Replies: 12
Views: 4275

Re: Singapore Airlines 787-10 configuration revealed, first route SIN-KIX

The photograph of the seat situated in the cabin is certainly not a 787. Look at those windows! And they have shades! (Does Singapore use shades on their 787s? Does any airline?) Those pictures come directly from the manufacturer of the seats and were made in a studio with a mock-up cabin wall, not...

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by Momo1435
Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 737-700 remaining production?
Replies: 3
Views: 772

Re: 737-700 remaining production?

The LN6845 could be the BBJ bought by the Dutch Government, see the code NEtherlandS. And looking at the outstanding orders. As of December 2017 there were still 6 undelivered 737-700 on Boeing's order book. 2x 737-700 by an undisclosed customer (Kunming Airlines) 2x 737-700C by the United States Na...

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by Momo1435
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is HND Now the Main Airport in Tokyo?
Replies: 44
Views: 7428

Re: Is HND Now the Main Airport in Tokyo?

The current tourism boom in Japan is the cause why Narita keeps on growing and growing. The airport released statistics specifically for non Japanese travelers. If the trend continues this year the number of these passengers will have almost doubled in 2018 compared to the previous peak for Narita i...

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by Momo1435
Sun Feb 04, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: New MUC rail connection?
Replies: 4
Views: 1195

Re: New MUC rail connection?

The plan is to extend the rail tunnel through Münich flughafen eastwards and connect it with the line to Mühldorf. A ÜFEX (Überregionaler Flughafen-Express), which is a fast regional train, will connect Salzburg with the airport via this new line. It won't be extended to München Hbf, but to Regensbu...

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by Momo1435
Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 27500

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

That doesn't say anything since we don't know if he meant that he needs more planes then he currently has in his fleet or if he meant more planes then he currently has on order. Then why jumping to conclusions in the first place? The 787 is only brought up as an alternative for the A330neo, if they...

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by Momo1435
Fri Feb 02, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 27500

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

That doesn't say anything since we don't know if he meant that he needs more planes then he currently has in his fleet or if he meant more planes then he currently has on order.

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by Momo1435
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why choose A321NEO over A321LR?
Replies: 47
Views: 8540

Re: Why choose A321NEO over A321LR?

Isn't the answer very simple?

If an airline need the capacity they order the standard A320neo. If they need the range they order the A320neoLR.

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by Momo1435
Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 27500

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

A lease deal for 77W's fell through last year because Airasia's infrastructure was compeletely focused on Airbus products. So I very much doubt they can be seriously interested in 787s, unless Airasia orders a big number. But they already have all those A330neo's on order, can't see that happening....

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by Momo1435
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350
Replies: 148
Views: 27500

Re: Air Asia may swap entire a330neo order to a350

So basically they are still saying the exact same thing as 3 months ago when this thread started. The only news is that they haven't made a decision yet on any new orders or order conversions.

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by Momo1435
Thu Feb 01, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: The fastest growing airlines
Replies: 7
Views: 1054

Re: The fastest growing airlines

There are a couple of "millennial" airlines that will probably grab this crown.

IndiGo start: August 2006 current fleet: aprox. 155
JetBlue start: February 2000 current fleet: apox. 243
Lion Air Group start June 2000 current fleet all Subsidiaries: well over 200

Just to name 3.

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by Momo1435
Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Airlines ordering A330, A350, 787 or 777 ?
Replies: 41
Views: 7094

Re: Korean Airlines ordering A330, A350, 787 or 777 ?

NickolayAv wrote:
When will KE be receiving the rest of their 787s?

They will receive 4 this year with the last one joining their fleet in early 2019,

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 31, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Origin of Airline Names
Replies: 161
Views: 11458

Re: Origin of Airline Names

KLM stands for Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij, in English this would mean Royal Air transport Company. Royal refers to the Dutch Royal house and family. The royals have always had a strong relationship to this airline, with king Willem-Alexander sometimes being a guest pilot (he has his licenc...

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by Momo1435
Tue Jan 30, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Korean Airlines ordering A330, A350, 787 or 777 ?
Replies: 41
Views: 7094

Re: Korean Airlines ordering A330, A350, 787 or 777 ?

In October 2017 Flight Global reported that they are looking at more 787s. But ordering more planes is not the 1st priority for them right now. "“We're looking into it. Since we first ordered the plane, there has been a lot more options within the 787 family. We're looking into other types, but...

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by Momo1435
Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC
Replies: 355
Views: 38055

Re: Bombardier Wins C-Series Case at ITC

I believe this is not so much a loss for Boeing, the US Department of Commerce is more to blame for losing this case. At the start of this case Boeing did not ask for a 300% tariff, they just asked for 80%. If the US Department of Commerce wouldn't have gone over the top with the tariff and kept it ...

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 184
Views: 41446

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

I've updated my 787 firing order: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1FH3Y2-vRUgojntPkCSJI5Pd-15rsJ1a0SFCRaT-iqgo/edit?usp=sharing I think this one is the most interesting from the update: LN805 -> 1st 787-9 for both GECAS and Suparna Airlines Suparna Airlines is already operating a 787-8 that ...

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by Momo1435
Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: JAL considers additional A350s and int'l expansion
Replies: 90
Views: 19529

Re: Bloomberg: JAL considers additional A350s and int'l expansion

keesje wrote:
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What does Shanghai has to do with this?

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.
Replies: 233
Views: 35885

Re: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.

I would only be surprised if they dismissed the A321 as a possibility. Will they order it, we will see, it's not a given.

More interesting is the fact that new 767s are now not an option anymore, so that possible chapter is now closed.

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by Momo1435
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Who else will order the 787-10?
Replies: 19
Views: 4243

Re: Who else will order the 787-10?

The unidentified order is Saudia through the Saudi Ministry of Finance. And Vietnam Airlines will lease them from ALC.

contenders who haven't ordered yet:
Air China (already rumored to be close to placing an order some years ago)
Korean Air

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by Momo1435
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 79
Views: 17031

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

With all the double, or even triple announcements it's always good to know the exact status of the order. In this case it's actually good that they announced this MoU with a breakdown between the part that will be firm and the part that will be options. It's less confusing and creates less discussin...

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by Momo1435
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
Replies: 494
Views: 57964

Re: Emirates signs a commitment for 36 additional A380's

They really had to come together on this one, even after turning it into such a big soap opera drama this last couple of months. Makes you wonder what they gave each other concerning the demands that had leaked out to the press earlier. Some statements in the press releases make it already clear tha...

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by Momo1435
Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Strong December for Airbus, but not too many not already announced completely new orders for the 5th Quarter, no real surprises.

It's good to see some A330neo orders, but that should become over the next couple of years.

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 12, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

So it's this Monday, as was rumored earlier.

Hopefully qf789 has the time to do post the final summaries for both Airbus and Boeing soon after the numbers are out :)

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020
Replies: 32
Views: 6791

Re: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020

Airbus would have put out a press release if this deal was something they agreed on with China during this trip, firm or not firm, they didn't. With the delivery schedule that was mentioned with the news it should have set of all the alarm bells for everybody reporting. But we have seen it already m...

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Two 787's on the market
Replies: 8
Views: 2331

Re: Two 787's on the market

The 787 aftermarket might still be a bit too young for these 2 examples to be picked up by regular passenger airlines.

Maybe Deerjet is interested, they are looking at buying more 787s for their luxury charter operations.

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

With China it's no big deal if these large announcements includes previous booked orders, they will place even more real orders in the near future anyway.

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020
Replies: 32
Views: 6791

Re: Chinese Airbus next Mega-order : 184 A320 & 500 engines

Articles' salient points : 1. 184 A320 , "soon to be finalized says Macron"( on-top of the 140 A320 order announced by Xi Jinping in Germany mid-2017 ) for 2019-2020 delivery to 13 Chinese airlines 2. 500 Safran-GE engines to be announced soon Does that mean we could see another 324 A320s...

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020
Replies: 32
Views: 6791

Re: China new order for 184 Airbus A320 delivery 2019-2020

Not all current unidentified orders have already been "announced". I have no doubt that Airbus will deliver this many A320s to China in 2019 and 2020. And that they will order a lot more. But I will only believe any announcement coming from any leader of any state about a completely new or...

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by Momo1435
Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

A modest Q5 for Boeing. GECAS 4 Max and 2 UFOs for 5 788s and 30 Max + the orders that were announced already.

Overall a good year for Boeing.

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by Momo1435
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Aviation January 2018
Replies: 170
Views: 15235

Re: Turkish Aviation January 2018

According to Wikipedia the deal with Airbus looks firm and the 787 LOI is only for 10 787-8 WTF? Here is the link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turkish_Airlines Thoughts comments ? It's wikipedia, anyone can add wrong information, but everybody can also correct it again. TK has communicated that it...

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by Momo1435
Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus 2017 "5th Quarter" annual press conference
Replies: 57
Views: 7329

Re: Airbus 2017 "5ft Quarter" annual press conference

The last couple of years Airbus press release was posted on the 2nd Tuesday in January, followed by the press conference a day later. Now there's no press conference scheduled, but they could still post the press release this Tuesday, if that doesn't happen it could be the mentioned Monday the 15th....

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by Momo1435
Fri Jan 05, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 79
Views: 17031

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

And this might actually be the 1st 2018 order as it was already reported last week that they would order more this month = 2018. from the 2017 thread: And they plan to order more in January The Group shall purchase 15 additional Airbus A320neo aircraft in January 2018 subject to the fulfillment of c...

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 79
Views: 17031

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Southwest has exercised 40 737 Max 8 options, citing the GOP's corporate tax cut for the move. https://www.swamedia.com/releases/release-ee7fe32b2bf6e2cfc9247ab44f1ce7bb-southwest-airlines-rings-in-the-new-year-under-tax-reform-with-employee-bonus-charitable-contribution-and-further-investment-in-i...

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by Momo1435
Wed Jan 03, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

The 5th quarter of 2017 is not over yet. Back to order news, it already has a thread, but it should also be posted here because it will most likely still be part of the 2017 orders. 40x MAX for WN https://twitter.com/BoeingAirplanes/status/948317696579399680 "#737MAX launch customer @SouthwestA...

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by Momo1435
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s

Funny, as the CH-aviation article is from the same press meeting. So, who has the right interpretation? The CH-aviation article was from 08 DEC 2017, they must have made a quick decision on the fleet renewal later in the month. It could be just a decision to start the replacement early. An RFP coul...

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by Momo1435
Sun Dec 31, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Airlines that have made "the Jump"
Replies: 18
Views: 2439

Re: Airlines that have made "the Jump"

ANA is a good example. It was founded in 1952 as a domestic (helicopter) airline, it only started international flights in 1986. And by now it's the biggest international Japanese airline as they have overtaken JAL.

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by Momo1435
Sun Dec 31, 2017 8:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Confirmed: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s
Replies: 28
Views: 4239

Re: Austral will replace their E-190 with 737s

This news comes from a press meeting with the CEO of Aerolineas Argentinas which took place on 27 December, it's very recent and accurate information. same story in Spanish. http://www.telam.com.ar/notas/201712/235473-dellacqua-ratifico-la-decision-de-renovar-la-flota-de-aerolineas-argentinas.html T...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to acquire 3 more 777F
Replies: 14
Views: 2447

Re: Turkish Airlines to acquire 3 more 777F

The 777 "bridge" has been completed. Any new 777 orders for non 8/9 aircraft are gravy. The Iran order was always included in this bridge, since it doesn't look like that order is going anywhere any time soon it's not too surprising that early slot become available for orders like this TK...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

Can we please not forget that this thread is just for news on Airbus and Boeing orders, not for any other discussions.

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

http://investor.turkishairlines.com/en/ ... /all-month
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This one should also go here.

3x 777F for Turkish Airlines.

http://investor.turkishairlines.com/en/ ... /all-month

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Turkish Airlines to acquire 3 more 777F
Replies: 14
Views: 2447

Re: Turkish Airlines to acquire 3 more 777F

With the late 2018 deliveries I suspect that these production slots were supposed to be 777-300ERs slots for Iran Air. And with such kind of orders it's also possible that Boeing will consider building white tail 777Fs if they won't manage to book enough bridge orders. They will find homes eventuall...

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

You would almost wonder why they even bothered with all the other months this year.

Big numbers for the A320, but they could use some orders for the other models to balance these numbers a bit.

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by Momo1435
Fri Dec 29, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders
Replies: 645
Views: 157255

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2017 Orders

astuteman wrote:
Planeyguy wrote:
Does anyone know the backlog of 737max and A320neos?


as far as I can make it ......

The Pegasus order this month was just for 25 A321.

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