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by Boeing778X
Fri Jun 23, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Old (yet to be painted) merger aircraft
Replies: 6
Views: 1030

Re: Old (yet to be painted) merger aircraft

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by Boeing778X
Thu Jun 22, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84365

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

Im still waiting for some 777X orders Currently its not looking very well for that program. Sizable orders from a handful of big clients when launched years ago, nothing really worth mentioning since, and nothing at Paris this year, while hundreds of its heavily facelifted little sister are being b...

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by Boeing778X
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84365

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

The big question that still remains is: For how much longer can Boeing limp along with the current 737 platform? Based on the immediate success - in incremental orders and well as conversions - of the Max 10, a clean sheet replacement got pushed out another five years or more. The strategic questio...

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by Boeing778X
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines' order of A350s and its future fleet+growth
Replies: 31
Views: 4307

Re: Ethiopian Airlines' order of A350s and its future fleet+growth

I think a few of us were totally expecting the 777-8 to be selected. ADD is hot and high.

They could eventually, IMHO.

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jun 21, 2017 7:43 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84365

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

pabloeing wrote:
sunrisevalley wrote:
pabloeing wrote:
Amazing show for Boeing....and two more days is coming ¡¡¡


Are you still expecting some 777X announcements?

yes.....


Would love to see that happen, but are there any reports? Is Vistara going to do it? Singapore firming up?

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada named best airline in North America
Replies: 77
Views: 7660

Re: Air Canada named best airline in North America

Surprising. I'm sure AC is great, but I would choose other airlines. AS is one. VX is another.

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jun 21, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Think the new China Eastern livery is bad? It gets even worse.
Replies: 49
Views: 12039

Re: Think the new China Eastern livery is bad? It gets even worse.

Who needs photoshop when you have MS Paint '95!! Forget that, man! How about Kid Pix? :old: The biggest problems with the new AA Livery are the garish, hyper patriotic tail and dropping what many would consider the best logo of any airline ever. I happen to like polished metal, but each to his own....

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing admits 747 has no future as a pax model
Replies: 130
Views: 16842

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

LAX772LR, you hold the distinction of being among my favorite A.netters. But this is where I disagree with you, Good Sir. Good Sir, the 747 is so beautiful that I became desperate to get just a tiny piece of G-AWNH when they scrapped her. I stop everything I'm doing just to see one take off. I just ...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84365

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

travelhound wrote:
These 737 and 787 orders are starting to become a little boring. How about some some 777X orders just to make it a little more interesting.


I would be patient with the 777X. The Vistara rumor may hold true, as the owner of the airline is there, but if it doesn't, I'm not going to worry.

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84365

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

s.p.a.s. wrote:
Any chances we will see new orders on the 747-8F or 8i front?
Triples?


Does that Vistara rumor hold any water?

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 788
Views: 117964

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

Airbus pulling off their own 'Sutter Twist?' Would it make that big of a difference?

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 19, 2017 12:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 788
Views: 117964

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

Wow no retrofit? This A380plus is officially a dud to me, I don't see how this is going to garner new orders from existing operators or gain new customers. I agree. There should be a way to implement at least some of the changes, plus the winglets, to the active A380s. Otherwise, EK may very well b...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 262
Views: 67953

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

Order announcements haven't even begun yet, nothing wrong with a little preshow discussion. Agreed! A little discussion before hand never hurts! In other news, Airbus will unveil a higher MTOW A380 with a new winglet design, called the A380 Plus. Looks like the APB Scimitar Spar inspired some of th...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jun 18, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84365

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

I'd love to see Vistara help boost the 777X program, but I'm very skeptical they can make it work. India may be experiencing a surge in demand and steady growth but going from 14 narrow bodies to 50 VLA is ambitious to say the least. Is this the Paris Air Show, or the all Boeing Air Show? Seems all...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Wisconsin's American Eagle operation at DCA
Replies: 8
Views: 1916

Re: Air Wisconsin's American Eagle operation at DCA

Envoy will reactive E140s later this year to cover for Air Wisconsin. The E140s and E145s will cover their flying out of LGA and ORD.

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by Boeing778X
Sat Jun 17, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran Air and Boeing announcing agreement to order 50 Boeing 737's and 30 Boeing 777's
Replies: 210
Views: 42713

Re: Iran Air and Boeing announcing agreement to order 50 Boeing 737's and 30 Boeing 777's

Are those order definite? Has the Trump administration ok-ed this deal? I think there are on going meetings to get the deal finalised but it could be a done deal already. Not a 100% sure. Even if he hasnt yet, I think that he will ok the deal. Just a couple days ago Trump allowed an american compan...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Jun 17, 2017 2:02 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 737-9 and 787-10 Tandem Flying Display
Replies: 24
Views: 3681

Re: Boeing 737-9 and 787-10 Tandem Flying Display

The 787-10 is a lot more proportional than I thought! What a beauty!

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by Boeing778X
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders
Replies: 80
Views: 17074

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders

Fliegerfaust is saying that Skywest may cancel its order for the MRJ90, due to its delay, and due to its heavy weight and that it does not meet recently negotiated scope clauses. Fliegerfaust speculates that Skywest will order 100 crj's. Perhaps this order will be announced at the airshow? Certainl...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA 170 at EWR 6/13 had fuel leak prior to takeoff
Replies: 56
Views: 6970

Re: VIDEO: UA 170 EWR-VCE Almost Takes Off With Jet Fuel Pouring From Wing

Wow, according to the majority of the passengers interviewed, the crew was oblivious and indifferent to the warnings and pleas of the passengers. I wonder what would happen if they lost something vital in flight! Will the FAs shun or shoo away the passenger trying to get their attention? Scary. and ...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jun 14, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hypothetical: The US Mergers Didn't Happen
Replies: 52
Views: 6379

Re: Hypothetical: The US Mergers Didn't Happen

CO probably would have been fine. A NW merger could have worked, seeing as they were alliance partners for quite some time.

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jun 14, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Swiss Unveils First CS300 Special Livery
Replies: 51
Views: 8501

Re: SWISS UNVEILS 1ST CS300 SPECIAL LIVERY

...What?...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2302
Views: 121436

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

Not surprised by a young Indian carrier seeing a market for 50 widebodies, but the 787 seems like a far more appropriate product than the 777X. Perhaps, but to them, the 787 could be too small for what they want. They operate an A320 fleet. If they didn't go for the A330 or A350, it's pretty indica...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 13, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A320 to South America?
Replies: 10
Views: 2221

Re: AA A320 to South America

Your thread title is a little weird. People may think that the A320 flies to S. America, which they don't. You will see A319s primarily in Central and South America, at this point in time. Sorry. I mean entire family. A319/320/321. You're good! I think you'll also see A319s to LIM and CUZ, if I'm n...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 262
Views: 67953

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

Rumours abound that Oman Air are about to order the A350. Oman Air may not order anything at Paris, though they do hope to place an order in the next several months. The 787 is also in the running. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-05-02/oman-air-plans-major-aircraft-order-even-as-break-...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA A320 to South America?
Replies: 10
Views: 2221

Re: AA A320 to South America

Your thread title is a little weird. People may think that the A320 flies to S. America, which they don't.

You will see A319s primarily in Central and South America, at this point in time.

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 13, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qatar Airways reveals A350-1000 layout
Replies: 18
Views: 7378

Re: Qatar Airways reveals A350-1000 layout

Very interesting concept! Seems like a very fine product! And the A350-1000 is a perfect platform for it :)

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 13, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2302
Views: 121436

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

There are still quite a few 777X potentials, so she'll be fine. But I agree, the soonest you can probably get one is 2024, is sounds like. Excited to see her next year! I understood that based on the proposed monthly production and the spread deliveries called for by current orders that there are s...

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2302
Views: 121436

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

I'm sure the 777X will garner many more orders, but if I'm an airline exec, I'm waiting until a real 779 is well into flight tests so I can see some real performance numbers before signing a check. With the current backlog, I doubt a new customer could get their hands on a 779 before 2024-25 time f...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 262
Views: 67953

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

I'm not too hopeful for any eye-catching orders, it would be great for the A330neo or A35K to get some orders, but now's not really a great time for widebodies. I'm sure a number of A32Xneos will be ordered, but anything above 200 orders would surprise me. Trust Airbus to pull something out of thei...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84365

Re: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

pabloeing wrote:
Waiting B777X orders ¡¡¡¡


Singapore could confirm their order for 20x 777-9s and 19x 787-10s at the show.

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders
Replies: 80
Views: 17074

2017 Paris Air Show - Other Manufacturers News And Orders

Hello all! The 2017 Paris Air Show is upon us! It's shaping up to be a very interesting event this time around, so let's get started! This thread is for other manufactures that will be at the show, and no doubt, some will show up amid the Airbus/Boeing battle that will brew. Embraer will be at the s...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders
Replies: 411
Views: 84365

2017 Paris Air Show - Boeing News and Orders

Hello all! The 2017 Paris Air Show is upon us! It's shaping up to be a very interesting event this time around, so let's get started! This thread is for Boeing news and orders. Boeing will no doubt be making some news at Paris. It is widely anticipated that the 737 MAX 10 will be launched at the sho...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 12, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders
Replies: 262
Views: 67953

2017 Paris Air Show - Airbus News And Orders

Hello all! The 2017 Paris Air Show is upon us! It's shaping up to be a very interesting event this time around, so let's get started! This thread is for Airbus news and orders. Airbus will be a dominant presence at the show, no doubt orders will be confirmed. The A321neo and A350-1000 are expected t...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA repaints N951AA 737-823 retro jet
Replies: 16
Views: 4308

Re: AA repaints N951AA 737-823 retro jet

N951AN is an old unit, approaching 20! It's perfectly within the realm of possibility that the first -800s will be leaving service within the decade. N905NN ensures the livery will be enjoyed for many years! The Boeing 757 that was painted in a retro paint job Is that 757 still in the fleet or has i...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jun 11, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 483
Views: 53541

Re: Another 797/MOM Article

I agree and this will be a immensely efficient, modern and competitive family that at the moment has practically no competition from Airbus except the A350. I can agree to that statement. The A350 is very competitive, but otherwise, everything in that lineup is a generation ahead of everything in A...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jun 11, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 483
Views: 53541

Re: Another 797/MOM Article

Let's not get ahead of ourselves gentlemen. Only two planes in that list have been built or flown. Remember when Boeing was going to "rule them all" with Y1, Y2 and Y3? It's called speculation. Plans change. Obviously, Y2 is the 787, and the MoM could result into the NSA, the Y3. The 777 ...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 483
Views: 53541

Re: Another 797/MOM Article

I agree and this will be a immensely efficient, modern and competitive family that at the moment has practically no competition from Airbus except the A350. I can agree to that statement. The A350 is very competitive, but otherwise, everything in that lineup is a generation ahead of everything in A...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 483
Views: 53541

Re: Another 797/MOM Article

I agree. the first victim will be 787 Gen1. However, perhaps we will see a 789ER as the baseline and a 78710ER if 787 is revisited as a Gen2 model. The 8 space could be taken up by 797. Any 787 revisit would come well after 777/797/7A7 (NSA.. (hey if we go hexidecimal we get 6 more numbers to use ;...

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by Boeing778X
Sun Jun 11, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model
Replies: 212
Views: 30795

Re: Airbus weighs response if Boeing launches new mid-market model

Board from L2 on these long single aisle planes would help. I flew Icelandair to Europe a couple months ago. They had us boarding via L2 and the rear door. Very simple and quick. In the states I haven't seen them use L2 on 757s much if ever. I'm thinking this 797 will be a single aisle ~250 pax wit...

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by Boeing778X
Sat Jun 10, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Video: Weather Ballon GoPro Captures A319 @ FL380
Replies: 37
Views: 10464

Re: Video: Weather Ballon GoPro Captures A319 @ FL380

Goodness, what a sight! Love how the CFM56-5 sounds!

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by Boeing778X
Fri Jun 09, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 483
Views: 53541

Re: Another 797/MOM Article

if Boeing achieves what they said they are aiming for.... the first victim will be the 787... I agree. the first victim will be 787 Gen1. However, perhaps we will see a 789ER as the baseline and a 78710ER if 787 is revisited as a Gen2 model. The 8 space could be taken up by 797. Any 787 revisit wou...

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by Boeing778X
Fri Jun 09, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 483
Views: 53541

Re: Another 797/MOM Article

Can Boeing realistically afford to design a new aircraft right now? Everyone seems to think it's all doom and gloom for Boeing finances. Is this true? If it is how will they get credit to design a whole new aircraft? I think Boeing is getting close to freeing up enough resources and capital to allo...

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by Boeing778X
Thu Jun 08, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 797/MOM Discussion Thread
Replies: 483
Views: 53541

Re: Another 797/MOM Article

Interesting article, but not much news. What was new to me is that Airbus is definately looking at an A321neo stretch though. I've not seen confirmation of that before, even though it's something many of us have predicted. "The European planemaker is looking at expanding the A321neo, which can...

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: EK mulls 20 additional A380s
Replies: 119
Views: 24792

Re: EK mulls 20 additional A380s

Mortyman wrote:
Airbus should seriously consider moving forward With an Airbus 380-900 neo


Great! Now who do you think will buy that waste of space besides EK?

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by Boeing778X
Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:21 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G-VROY At DFW - 6/6
Replies: 7
Views: 1789

G-VROY At DFW - 6/6

Was taxiing out and looked out, and low and behold "Pretty Woman" was sitting at a remote stand in front of Terminal E.

Operated VS 972 from Gatwick! Reason for the surprise visit?

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours
Replies: 143
Views: 27921

Re: Preview 2017 Paris Airshow, Announcements, Expectations, Almost Baseless Rumours

pabloeing wrote:
AIR NZ would be the next B777X operator


I'm not sure. There are several carriers that are the potential next 777X customer, IMHO.

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by Boeing778X
Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacing the 333 at American
Replies: 2
Views: 1742

Re: Replacing the 333 at American

Officially, the A359 supposedly replaces the A333s. The reason for removing the 9x units is, besides age, the fact they have an uncommon engine type. The problem is, the A359s were deferred once again to 2020, so I currently am not optimistic that an A350 wears AAs colors. Obviously, that could chan...

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by Boeing778X
Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Embraer pitches E195-E2 for JetBlue
Replies: 39
Views: 5820

Re: Embraer pitches E195-E2 for JetBlue

I'll bet Embraer is willing to give the E2 to B6 for a much lower price than BBD can discount the CSeries. This will be interesting. If Embraer can't convince their 2nd largest E190 operator to buy the E2 then that will look very bad. Agreed. Personally, I think the E2 would be a great choice for B...

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