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by MrHMSH
Mon Nov 20, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43
Replies: 2228
Views: 317944

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43

hkcanadaexpat wrote:
SXDFC wrote:
Which airlines will revive their first 787s in 2018?

Gulf Air, China Eastern, Air Tanzania, EVA Airways, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Air Tahiti Nui & Juneyao Airlines


I'm very impatient to see the TN 787.

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by MrHMSH
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada new livery update
Replies: 87
Views: 13190

Re: First Air Canada 777 in the new livery is here

I prefer it on the 787 but that's not a bad look. I think the 77W will look better.

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by MrHMSH
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2
Replies: 154
Views: 31749

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders pt 2

Man is Indigo aggressive with these orders, I'll be very interested in seeing what happens in the next decade regarding them. Isn't this 'Indigo Partners' and not 'Indigo Airlines', the Bloomberg article seems to differentiate them, is Indigo Partners a separate company to the airline or is it the ...

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by MrHMSH
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Indigo Partners to order 430 A320s at Dubai
Replies: 107
Views: 15671

Re: Indigo Partners to order 430 A320s at Dubai

Don't you know that the show is over and Airbus is ZERO for Dubai? How the mighty have fallen...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 69751

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

The show is over and Airbus is zero for Dubai. How the mighty have fallen....... Sitting on top of thousands of orders with 2 surefire winners in their lineup? How do they sleep at night? Nice spin but the last two Airshows have been an embarrassment. Couple that with the A320 Neo PW engine fiasco ...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders
Replies: 256
Views: 69751

Re: Dubai Air Show 2017 - Airbus Orders

ElroyJetson wrote:
The show is over and Airbus is zero for Dubai. How the mighty have fallen.......


Sitting on top of thousands of orders with 2 surefire winners in their lineup? How do they sleep at night?

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by MrHMSH
Sun Nov 12, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's
Replies: 206
Views: 32252

Re: Emirates places order for 40 787-10's

Massive boost for the 78X and Boeing, and a fantastic plane for EK. Looks pretty slick to boot. Seems a bit on the small side though, maybe we're looking at a split....

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by MrHMSH
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VietJet May Buy 787s or A350s as Airline Weighs U.S. Route
Replies: 1
Views: 707

Re: VietJet May Buy 787s or A350s as Airline Weighs U.S. Route

VJ are very ambitious it seems, 43 aircraft today, 89 A32Xs on order and 100 737MAXs to boot. Given their ambition they could feasibly go for a split, they've broken with traditional LCC doctrine already by splitting anyway, but to justify 2 fleets they either need a cracking deal from both manufact...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

It would appear that the rampage had already ended, the good guy was too late to the party. Dude, just admit you're wrong about this already. Read on: http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/07/us/texas-church-shooting-scene/index.html Fair-use excerpt: The gunman eventually made his way to the back pew, where ...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:11 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Time to break out the handy "Mass shooting in US checklist": 1. Send thoughts & prayers but not actually do anything useful :checkmark: 2. Argue over semantics of the term "assault rifle" :checkmark: 3. Argue over semantics of the term "terrorist" - if Muslim use i...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX
Replies: 211
Views: 5853

Re: Mass Shooting in Southerland Springs TX

Awful, just awful. What the hell is the matter with people? Interesting to note that someone who was ineligible to own a firearm somehow had one, a designated “gun free zone” only protected the shooter, and yes, he was ultimately stopped by a good guy with a gun. Excellent, the shooter was stopped....

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by MrHMSH
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 119
Views: 15569

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

You really should read the rest. As you command, chief. Long distances? The 787 isn't the first long haul airliner, and nor is it the first long haul airliner to be smaller than its predecessors. The A340 and 777 flew as far as the 744 but were smaller, the A332 couldn't fly *quite* as far but it d...

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by MrHMSH
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 119
Views: 15569

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

Fact is that there are more total seats available on all the 787s produced combined than all the seats on all the A380s that have been produced combined. If the A380 and Airbus hub-hub gamble was to be the future, then it has clearly lost to Boeing's choice of allowing airlines to connect more non ...

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by MrHMSH
Thu Nov 02, 2017 10:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 9677

Re: Official Launch of Singapore Airlines New Products 2017

Not really a fan of that economy, looks a touch cheap. I'm sure it will be fine roomwise but it doesn't feel like SQ, not the premium, refined feel I would hope for even in Y. I hope it's comfier than it looks.

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by MrHMSH
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WestJet shifts 737 MAX 9 order to MAX 10
Replies: 49
Views: 6793

Re: WestJet shifts 737 MAX 9 order to MAX 10

Unsurprising, I think all but the early MAX 9 orders/deliveries are 'at risk' of being converted. WS will do well with the MAX 10.

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by MrHMSH
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Ryanair switch some of their Max8 order to the Max10?
Replies: 6
Views: 847

Re: Will Ryanair switch some of their Max8 order to the Max10?

Hard to say, I think they should but they've never shown any appetite for larger 737s. Neither did Southwest, and just look at the number of -800s they are operating now, it's probably a case of 'keep up or you'll be left behind' FR already operates the 738 though, and the MAX 8 is a lot more desir...

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by MrHMSH
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will Ryanair switch some of their Max8 order to the Max10?
Replies: 6
Views: 847

Re: Will Ryanair switch some of their Max8 order to the Max10?

Hard to say, I think they should but they've never shown any appetite for larger 737s.

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by MrHMSH
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?
Replies: 119
Views: 15569

Re: Does the 787 actually fly any point to point routes?

I would say there are some, but not that many. Norwegian's routes are mostly P2P as they fly 787s from different bases to destinations, TUI in the UK fly from multiple bases to destinations for example. I don't consider new routes opened up from existing hubs to be P2P, and this 'innovation' is some...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Oct 31, 2017 11:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rumor: United close to acquire 30-40 used A319/A320
Replies: 91
Views: 21780

Re: United close to acquire 30-40 used A319/A320

Interesting, though a bit surprised easyJet A319s are considered, don't they have changes to the galley (smaller) that would be a problem, or can the galleys be changed easily enough?

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by MrHMSH
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Incident in Lower Manhattan
Replies: 73
Views: 2205

Re: Incident in Lower Manhattan

Telegraph says 6 dead, vehicle running people down and shooting.

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by MrHMSH
Mon Oct 30, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: First Delta A350 Revnue Flight T-24 Hours and Counting!!
Replies: 88
Views: 17723

Re: First Delta A350 Revnue Flight T-24 Hours and Counting!!

http://gabetravels.net/live-blog-deltas ... 350-flight


Very good updates so far, the suite looks pretty awesome.

Shame about the Portsmouth T-shirt! :)
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PWMRamper wrote:
Not sure if it's allowed but I'm doing my best to update my blog as we go.

http://gabetravels.net/live-blog-deltas ... 350-flight


Very good updates so far, the suite looks pretty awesome.

Shame about the Portsmouth T-shirt! :)

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by MrHMSH
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural CX A359 HKG-EWR en route
Replies: 42
Views: 7821

Re: Inaugural CX A359 HKG-EWR en route

MrHMSH Thanks, looks like the A359 will a great success.If Oil was more expensive I imagine the A350 & 787 would be replacing the 777 much more often. 33 tonnes is a lot of fuel & $. Worth noting that the A359 is a fair bit smaller than the 77W, so the revenue will be a lot lower, but yes t...

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by MrHMSH
Mon Oct 30, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Inaugural CX A359 HKG-EWR en route
Replies: 42
Views: 7821

Re: Inaugural CX A359 HKG-EWR en route

The EWR flight with the A359 is planned at over 33 tonnes less fuel and about half hour quicker than the 77W (over that range it lifts about 5 tonnes more total payload than a 77W). The SFO flight is 23 tonnes less fuel. Very impressive, does the A359 cruise at a higher speed or is the time saving ...

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by MrHMSH
Sun Oct 29, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TG mulls order for up to 30 new aircraft
Replies: 3
Views: 1421

Re: TG mulls order for up to 30 new aircraft

I would guess A321s for the narrowbodies and more 787s and A350s.

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by MrHMSH
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing Has a Secret Weapon for Competing With the Airbus A321
Replies: 83
Views: 21824

Re: Boeing Has a Secret Weapon for Competing With the Airbus A321

It could be that Airbus felt the A321 didnt have competition. Airbus may have been arrogant enough to think the A321 could outsell the 737-9 based on its performance capabilities and that airlines would be willing to pay a premium for it. I don't think they expected Boeing to find a way to make the...

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by MrHMSH
Fri Oct 27, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo
Replies: 95
Views: 17981

Re: Aloha! Hawaiian Airlines takes delivery of first A321neo

Love it. HA's new livery is a stunner.

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by MrHMSH
Fri Oct 27, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aerolineas Argentinas' 1st 737 MAX out of paint shop
Replies: 12
Views: 3198

Re: Aerolineas Argentinas' 1st 737 MAX out of paint shop

Looks very slick, can't wait to see it in the skies!

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by MrHMSH
Fri Oct 27, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Renders of Qantas 737 MAX leak on Boeing website
Replies: 31
Views: 7894

Re: Renders of Qantas 737 MAX leak on Boeing website

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/custom ... order.page
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maortega15 wrote:
Qatar is also showing a rendering for the MAX :mrgreen:


There's a reason for that...

http://www.boeing.com/commercial/custom ... order.page

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by MrHMSH
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Leeham: Airbus working on new Sharklets for A350
Replies: 124
Views: 25581

Re: Leeham: Airbus working on new Sharklets for A350

While obviously we have no numbers yet, if the A350 inches closer to the 777X then things get interesting, I wonder how much better the unit costs have to be for airlines to take the higher risk and trip cost of the 777X over the A350?

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by MrHMSH
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread
Replies: 88
Views: 6753

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Southampton airport gets a new airline, TUI are launching flights to Menorca for the summer of 2018. http://www.southamptonairport.com/news/news-press/2017/10/24/southampton-airport-announces-new-route-to-menorca-with-tui/ The flights are operated by Flybe. Not sure if a 738 can operate from SOU. I...

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by MrHMSH
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread
Replies: 88
Views: 6753

Re: Rest of the UK thread

Don't get carried away with yourself regarding TUI and Southampton Airport and being local I would have thought you would have been aware of the fact that Menorca by TUI was officially announced a few weeks ago and flights will be undertaken once weekly by Flybe using a Dash 8 so no actual flights ...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7
Replies: 2337
Views: 335613

Re: Airbus A320neo Family Production Thread - Part 7

Do we know who's getting MSN 7877?

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by MrHMSH
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Rest of the UK thread
Replies: 88
Views: 6753

Re: Rest of the UK thread

http://www.southamptonairport.com/news/ ... -with-tui/
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Southampton airport gets a new airline, TUI are launching flights to Menorca for the summer of 2018.

http://www.southamptonairport.com/news/ ... -with-tui/

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by MrHMSH
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Update on me
Replies: 17
Views: 789

Re: Update on me

Here's hoping to the best possible outcome for you, stay strong!

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by MrHMSH
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 40401

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

Hawaiian CEO confirms that they are looking elsewhere https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/hawaiian-seeking-a330-800neo-alternatives-ceo-442337/ In this we find: Dunkerley says Hawaiian's "business has evolved" since Hawaiian ordered six A330-800neos in 2014. And then: Though Dunker...

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by MrHMSH
Fri Oct 20, 2017 2:00 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Is the last economy section of the A380 noisy?
Replies: 10
Views: 2775

Re: Is the last economy section of the A380 noisy?

I've never found any Economy section on the A380 to be that noisy, while I'm pretty sure it will be louder at the back than at the front, it will still be well below that of an A330, 777 or 747 and comparable to the A350 and 787.

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by MrHMSH
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A319neo: will it enter into service or not?
Replies: 109
Views: 15731

Re: A319neo: will it enter into service or not?

U2 has 254 aircraft split roughly 50/50 A319/A320. Expect that they will not be happy about having a split A320/CS fleet. Given they were previously Boeing customers, there views may carry more weight. I don't think the fact they they were once a Boeing customer will hold much weight, more the fact...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Oct 17, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia starts San Francisco and Managua
Replies: 59
Views: 8888

Re: Iberia starts San Francisco and Managua

Doesn't say which aircraft will be used, I guess A330-200?

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by MrHMSH
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?
Replies: 54
Views: 5672

Re: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?

Thrust isn't the issue with the -9, it's the rotation angle and as of now the MAX 10 has modified landing gear to fix this issue. Don't know if it will be enough for MDW ops since details are scarce. Doesn't the increased length of the plane negate the advantage the taller gear provides at least so...

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by MrHMSH
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?
Replies: 54
Views: 5672

Re: Will WN go with the bigger 737s?

Is the 737-10max receiving a large enough thrust bump over the -9 to make takeoff at MDW, SNA, DAL and HOU possible? If not, would WN want a 737 it couldn't use from some of its busier stations? I'm assuming they wouldn't need 100% full fuel loads on most route from those airports. Thrust isn't the...

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by MrHMSH
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1112
Views: 46454

Re: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier

http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-re ... ement.html
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Looks like Bombardier has unes ami nouveaux...

http://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-re ... ement.html

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by MrHMSH
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The UK's longest serving originally named airline ?
Replies: 44
Views: 4028

Re: The UK's longest serving originally named airline ?

Fitlikemin wrote:
Bostrom wrote:
KLM claims to be the world's oldest airline still operating under the same name.


I didn't know they were based in the UK.


Read until the end! :)

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by MrHMSH
Sat Oct 14, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 40401

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

Cool that lessor self finances. Still doesn’t help the airline looking to buy the frame instead of leasing. What the user is willing to pay determines the value of the plane. I don’t know why you don’t understand that. Lessors just can’t name their price and get the aircraft placed. Someone has to ...

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by MrHMSH
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 40401

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

If IB can do MAD-NRT with 242t A332, an extra 450 nm for HNL-LHR should be within the A338 capability, even at 242t, let alone any higher. I think the problem might be LHR-HNL because of ETOPS. The extra fuel needed in case there is problem at HNL might be a limiting factor. That's a problem that w...

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by MrHMSH
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 40401

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

If IB can do MAD-NRT with 242t A332, an extra 450 nm for HNL-LHR should be within the A338 capability, even at 242t, let alone any higher. If HA are that desperate for the extra range then maybe Airbus can make a 251T A338, that will easily make HNL-LHR. The A338 as it is adds 250nmi to the range, ...

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by MrHMSH
Fri Oct 13, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10
Replies: 72
Views: 23447

Re: Singapore Airlines Boeing 787-10

Some great photos posted in the 787 Production/Delivery Thread - Part 43 : First 787-10 in Singapore Airlines livery has rolled out of paint, 9V-SCB https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DL-j-3RU8AA4-N5.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DL-kA-6UMAAh-NG.jpg https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DL-kC67UQAAwtui.jpg https:...

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by MrHMSH
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 40401

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

I just learned from a personal source that one airline (not Hawaiian) that wants to buy A330-900neo is forced to buy A350-900 instead. The reason he stated was that the creditors would not secure the loans with A330neo as the 2nd hand value and future of the type was far too uncertain. While I don'...

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by MrHMSH
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: "LCCs buy the 737...and only the 737"
Replies: 15
Views: 4568

Re: "LCCs buy the 737...and only the 737"

Polot wrote:
I’m confused by this thread and what exactly its point is?


OP wants to know who said the statement in the title.

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by MrHMSH
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 40401

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

The A330neo has sold about 200 frames, not too bad to start with. One could argue the 787-10 has done even worse as it was launched one year earlier (2013) and holds even less than 200 orders. Yet the argument is that the A330-300 replacement cycle has yet to kick in thus we have to wait. The 787-1...

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