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by Boeing778X
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet
Replies: 297
Views: 60780

Re: Alaska Airlines starts repainting Airbus fleet

santi319 wrote:
jnev3289 wrote:
So when will the "Proudly all Boeing" stickers be removed?


Hopefully ASAP and get it over with the nonsense.


What say you about all Airbus airlines? ;)

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jan 24, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.
Replies: 233
Views: 36010

Re: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.

par13del wrote:
Bricktop wrote:
No, I am saying it is can kicking. And I didn't say they were good at it. :lol:

I thought it was the wrong airline, UA has already committed to the A350, AA on the other hand has an order and keeps delaying delivery.


AA is a different story. There's a pretty good chance they won't take the A350.

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jan 24, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.
Replies: 233
Views: 36010

Re: Reuters: United to consider Airbus A321 NEO.

They could very well take the A321 to get out from under the A350 can they keep kicking down the road. You mean that started off as an order for 25, then went to 35 and is now at 45? Does that really sound like an airline trying desperately to "get out from under" an order? :lol: https://...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jan 24, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why has Boeing ceded the 777-200 / 300 replacement to Airbus ?
Replies: 270
Views: 29778

Re: Why has Boeing ceded the 777-200 / 300 replacement to Airbus ?

I agree with Jetson. Boeing has a very strong lineup going forward.

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jan 23, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 179
Views: 26141

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

For today PHX has 168 total mainline flights and 43 are on LAA 737-800. 168 departures, arrivals, or combined? How many daily departures does AA have from PHX including Eagle? What's the longest Eagle flight? I'm assuming it's with the E-175. The longest Eagle flight is DFW-YUL. The return can get ...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A350-2000 Doable with new technologies, more potential with 787 : Bregier
Replies: 74
Views: 14480

Re: A350-2000 Doable with new technologies, more potential with 787 : Bregier

Airbus/Boeing are going to be waiting a while. GE/RR have overspent on this generation of engines, and are going to be in no rush to replace their GEnx, Trent 1000/7000, and Trent XWB engines anytime soon. This! :checkmark: It's pretty funny to read people talking about A350neo and 787neo. I actual...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 179
Views: 26141

Re: AA Fleet Updates - 2018

The 2018 fleet plan is going to be very interesting. If my calculations are correct, then AA is going to face a fleet crunch in 2018 that will carry over into 2019 as well. By 2019, they are scheduled to retire the following mainline narrow body aircraft MD-80 - 45 planes E-190 - 20 planes The prob...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers
Replies: 152
Views: 17343

Re: American's Problem: Management is Out of Touch With Customers

I'm not a fan of the MAX layout any more than the other guy! 172 in a 738 is absurd! But to say that AA Management is "out of touch" with customers is an equally preposterous proposition. Airlines depend on listening to customers, and they do so while still making a buck. We could play the...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Jan 13, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: How convenient is Embraer's yoke?
Replies: 13
Views: 2722

Re: How convenient is Embraer's yoke?

My pilots are okay with it. Some larger guys said that the end will touch their thighs if they turn it far enough.

Personally, when I feel it, it seems a lot less stressful on the arms as opposed to a standard column.

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by Boeing778X
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL: Delay of C-Series Will Be Solved by Extending Other Aircraft
Replies: 45
Views: 10907

Re: DL: Delay of C-Series Will Be Solved by Extending Other Aircraft

jubguy3 wrote:
I'm waiting for Delta to be the first large commercial airline to fly a 40 year old plane in the US :-P


Their last few DC-9-51s they had were about that old!

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rolls out first A321neo ACF
Replies: 54
Views: 15054

Re: Airbus rolls out first A321neo ACF

So first the A350. Then the A330neo. And now this. So I guess the raccoon mask is going to eventually become standard across the entire Airbus fleet. I wonder what the C-Series would look like with it. At one point, I made a graphic that had one on the A380. Actually looked pretty good. Picture or ...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Boeing 777X operators
Replies: 73
Views: 10754

Re: Upcoming Boeing 777X operators

I could see premium heavy 779s for AA's premium routes to London, Hong Kong, and places in South America. The 779 wouldn't be much of a capacity jump from their current premium heavy 77Ws. Agreed. They could supplement the 777-300ERs and expand those markets further, as well as maybe replace a coup...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jan 07, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Upcoming Boeing 777X operators
Replies: 73
Views: 10754

Re: Upcoming Boeing 777X operators

What will be the next airlines to order the new Boeing 777x? I see great potential in Air France - KLM, British Airways, United Airlines, Korean Air, Eva Airways & Thai Airways We’ve discussed in depth who could probably operate it, and most of who you listed are prime 777X operators. What I th...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 737 fleet. Will it ever reach 400 at its maximum peak?
Replies: 13
Views: 3745

Re: AA 737 fleet. Will it ever reach 400 at its maximum peak?

By my math, AA has 306 737 NG's in its fleet. All 100 737 MAXs will be delivered by the end of 2021, I think. So the fleet count should hit 400 by late 2021. I have not heard of any 737 NG retirements planned. They just got done painting all them, and all will be fitted with 737 MAX interiors, so I...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rolls out first A321neo ACF
Replies: 54
Views: 15054

Re: Airbus rolls out first A321neo ACF

Runway28L wrote:
So first the A350. Then the A330neo. And now this.
So I guess the raccoon mask is going to eventually become standard across the entire Airbus fleet.

I wonder what the C-Series would look like with it.


At one point, I made a graphic that had one on the A380. Actually looked pretty good.

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by Boeing778X
Fri Jan 05, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus rolls out first A321neo ACF
Replies: 54
Views: 15054

Re: Airbus rolls out first A321neo ACF

Bandit Mask on the A321neo! SEEEEXXXXYYY! O3o

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by Boeing778X
Thu Jan 04, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA Fleet Updates - 2018
Replies: 179
Views: 26141

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

Sooner787 wrote:
Wish AA would send a few A330's to DFW ..... :)


In the chance the A350 order is swapped to the A330neo, I can see A330s going to DFW! They could be a great DFW-Hawaii plane!

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's plan for the future.
Replies: 201
Views: 35430

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

I'm getting mixed numbers with the number of E145s at MQ. What's the exact amount? With the ExpressJet E145s back on property at MQ and the transfer of one today to Piedmont, I’m showing 69 E145s currently at MQ. Correction; 68, sorry ‘bout that! That's okay. The number is changing a lot though. Wo...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 27, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal
Replies: 695
Views: 85724

Re: Reuters:Airbus ready to phase out A380 if fails to win Emirates deal

Who can manufacture the best 450-500 seat long range twin? That would be an ideal replacement for the A380. And I don't mean turning a 777 into a slave ship. Unfortunately we'll never know what would have happened if Airbus had developed a better four-engine VLA, so it will have to be big twins goi...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Dec 23, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Eagle's plan for the future.
Replies: 201
Views: 35430

Re: American Eagle's plan for the future.

I'm getting mixed numbers with the number of E145s at MQ. What's the exact amount?

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by Boeing778X
Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

future planes means future deliveries. If American chooses to replace 77E with 787 which is at least a payload/range downgrade, it means the don't intend to upgrade more of their service than the 20 77W they already have and which will stay for a long time. So no 77X needed. Nope. The 777X can defi...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

Very Incorrect :shakehead: AA still has the A330 and 777, both will stay prevalent in the decades ahead. Once again, an A350/787 fleet is unreasonable. future planes means future deliveries. Don't be so sure about that. Since AA has the 777-300ER active, and are utilizing it well, there's no reason...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

ehaase wrote:
Why don't 22 planes work for AA when Delta is fine with 15 A359's in its vast fleet?


Um, DL ordered 25x units. They might even take more in the years ahead!

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 20, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

If the A350 order did not exist, there would be no question American would go all 787 for future planes Very Incorrect :shakehead: AA still has the A330 and 777, both will stay prevalent in the decades ahead. Once again, an A350/787 fleet is unreasonable for AA at this time, ESPECIALLY if they end ...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

The LUS management team, including the CEO, running AA prefers Airbus. The 787s they are taking delivery were ordered by previous AA management. I don't see them taking any of the 787 options. Instead, I think they will eventually take delivery of the Airbus A350-900 when they are ready to replace ...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why does AA keep a global First Class?
Replies: 59
Views: 10775

Re: Why does AA keep a global First Class?

“First Class” at AA has been reduced to only the Premium Markets within the system, which is onboard the A321Ts and 777-300ERs.

The F product on both aircraft is excellent, and are perfect for their respected aircraft.

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

The LUS management team, including the CEO, running AA prefers Airbus. The 787s they are taking delivery were ordered by previous AA management. I don't see them taking any of the 787 options. Instead, I think they will eventually take delivery of the Airbus A350-900 when they are ready to replace ...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 20, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: What if: Alaska had widebodies
Replies: 21
Views: 2069

Re: What if: Alaska had widebodies

If Boeing restarts the 76 line, I can see the 767-300ER fitting in....24 in First, 35 in premium economy, and 196 in "main cabin". First would maintain the new Alaska F product with a slightly more roomy seat than the other guys, but still nothing super elegant. I could see new 763s if th...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

LOL, what? An A330 isn't the same as an A350. Even if the engines are similar, they're two totally different planes. The A350 and A330 share the same type rating. They are not 'totally different planes'. Check this: http://www.aviationtoday.com/2014/10/23/side-by-side-common-type-rating-approved-fo...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

I don't think so. It's likely AA doesn't want the fleet period. It's just too expensive to add another subfleet when there is one already established (The 787-9) that does a similar type of mission. AA is not UA. Well, AA managed to add the A320 fleet even when they had the 737, and they didn't com...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

Again, this does not have anything to do with Delta. I don't care if AA keeps the A350 order or not. If you don't want to contribute to this thread, don't comment. Goodness, the audacity of asking a simple question....... Don't let rabid fanboys ruin your day. As for AA and the A350, current manage...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

Again, this does not have anything to do with Delta. I don't care if AA keeps the A350 order or not. If you don't want to contribute to this thread, don't comment. Goodness, the audacity of asking a simple question....... Don't let rabid fanboys ruin your day. As for AA and the A350, current manage...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Dec 17, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery
Replies: 169
Views: 29264

Re: Alaska Airlines unveils A321neo "Most West Coast" livery

To say the Alaksa livery fits the A321 is an understatement... https://i.imgur.com/7M6tlCy.png That actually is kind of hot! :scratchchin: The great thing about AS's livery, which was so perfectly executed, is how modern it is without overdoing it. Naturally, while I think it will look far better o...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Dec 16, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?
Replies: 157
Views: 37108

Re: Is AA going to cancel their A350 order?

The key word is “cancel”, which I think is the wrong word. Covert is better. At this point, the A350 order will likely get swapped for something else. The 77Es can be replaced by additional 787s or the 777X. What’s a pressing matter is the 757/767. The order can be swapped for the A321LR to replace ...

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by Boeing778X
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What will Delta replace the 777 fleet with and is DAL going to order more?
Replies: 81
Views: 13164

Re: What will Delta replace the 777 fleet with and is DAL going to order more?

Whatever Airbus offers them. A350-1000 most likely. Wow, I didn't know Airbus is an automatic lock to land all future Delta orders......... I think AA with take a very long look at the -1000 too.......I do like to speculate! Don't bet money on it. Once AA converts their order, there will be no A350...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 13, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737 MAX 10 vs Airbus A321neo analysis
Replies: 221
Views: 53044

Re: Boeing 737 MAX 10 vs Airbus A321neo analysis

I maintain that the A321neo is slightly better as everything else being close to equal, the extra capability, better performance and better flexibility give it a sizeable edge, but as I said before, the MAX 10 will allow Boeing a credible competitor to snatch some 50/50s and prevent switches from a...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Dec 11, 2017 3:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 611
Views: 113677

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

N921NN is in the bare metal livery. The only indication that it's been repainted is that the registration number is now in the new font. The classic titles were kept. https://i.imgur.com/3oRfNZt.jpg Well, she definitely got polished and the old AA.com decals are gone from the winglets. Looks as goo...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 57
Views: 7659

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

B6 is a prime takeover target with nowhere to expand paying substandard wages compared to competitors. This is a wise move for the rank and file. "nowhere to expand"???!! domestically alone. STL/CMH/MKE/CVG/SAT/PNS/GSO/ORF/MEM/MGM etc Internationally with current A320's just to central Am...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 57
Views: 7659

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

...if you're one of the lazy and incompetent. Anyone else would be an ignorant fool to vote in favor of a union. You'd be giving away your voice for a piece of your check. :checkmark: 100% spot on! And I tell my coworkers the same thing! If you need a union constantly, you’re probably not good at w...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 57
Views: 7659

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

...if you're one of the lazy and incompetent. Anyone else would be an ignorant fool to vote in favor of a union. You'd be giving away your voice for a piece of your check. :checkmark: 100% spot on! And I tell my coworkers the same thing! If you need a union constantly, you’re probably not good at w...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 611
Views: 113677

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

Aren't they cutting the 767s down to 17? With the 345 fire, they may keep an extra 1993-1995 unit or cut down to 16. Eventually they're all going to go away. Whether they keep 17x however many, they won't keep them, especially with the prospects of the 797 on the horizon. The 797 is a decade away a...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: JetBlue and FA Union
Replies: 57
Views: 7659

Re: JetBlue and FA Union

B6 is a prime takeover target with nowhere to expand paying substandard wages compared to competitors. This is a wise move for the rank and file. ...if you're one of the lazy and incompetent. Anyone else would be an ignorant fool to vote in favor of a union. You'd be giving away your voice for a pi...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TSA agent accidentally packs gun in lunch box.
Replies: 27
Views: 3454

Re: TSA agent accidentally packs gun in lunch box.

Image

........People can't possibly be that stupid...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 611
Views: 113677

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

So does anyone know how many 752s and 763ERs are supposed to be in the fleet next year? Not yet but the new IR Update that contains the fleet plan for 2018 should come out within the next 30 days typically. Aren't they cutting the 767s down to 17? With the 345 fire, they may keep an extra 1993-1995...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 777-300ER losing 9-abreast MCE
Replies: 26
Views: 10782

Re: AA 777-300ER losing 9-abreast MCE

I guess it shouldn't come as a surprise, though I don't like it.

AA PE is becoming a popular product, and I'm inclined to believe it renders some aspects of MCE redundant.

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by Boeing778X
Sun Dec 03, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2650
Views: 251449

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

ADrum23 wrote:
Forgive me if this has already been asked, but what are the chances any of the US3 order the 777-8 of 777-9?


Maybe AA, in the next decade, could get the 777-9. DL, no, and I'm not convinced UA would themselves.

No 777-8 for the US3s.

I'd also add AC as a potential customer.

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by Boeing778X
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural
Replies: 74
Views: 13280

Re: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural

AA quietly launched the 737 MAX operation yesterday November 29th. I was on the inaugural flight AA292 MIA-LGA and the whole experience was just disAAppointing. The aircraft is a clear step backwards in step in terms of passenger comfort, the WiFi did not perform up to expectation, and while I didn...

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by Boeing778X
Fri Dec 01, 2017 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural
Replies: 74
Views: 13280

Re: AA 737 MAX 8 Inaugural

Why do you refer to N324RA as N234RA the entire article?

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by Boeing778X
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA painted aircraft - 2017
Replies: 611
Views: 113677

Re: New AA painted aircraft - 2017

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N324RA
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The first official 737 MAX 8 flight is today!

https://flightaware.com/live/flight/N324RA

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by Boeing778X
Tue Nov 28, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2650
Views: 251449

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

VC10er wrote:
That would be a very fast 737 if it had 2 of those engines!

Awesome photograph.


Very fast and very short ranged, at that XD

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