The A339 will certainly get built, no question about it. Actually, the first production aircraft are already rolling off the assembly line. Of course, Airbus does not suggest A339 is a MOM aircraft, it clearly pitches the A338 for that role, hence Boeing targets the latter. Yes, of course the A339 ...Jump to post
Revelation wrote:Did Jetstar hire our very own keesje as their graphic artist?
bagoldex wrote:Good riddance!
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Of course Trump opposes the deal. He is in the back pocket of BB Netanyahu. What does El Al purchase? Maybe a few 787's and 777's? Not to the volume of the Iranian deal. Mr. MAGA, the friend to manufacturing in the United States is full of it. I can't keep the lunatic fringe talking points straight...Jump to post
Well they bone the employees and the states, so why not? To say this started under Muilenburg is not correct though. McNerney was every bit of a %%%% in his tenure. I don't think it's a long term winning strategy, but these guys look only as far as the next bonus check. #sad.Jump to post
Lufthansa is largely an Airbus operator. It is difficult to see Boeing concede to advance a B748F impairing 777XF launch date to a largely Airbus captive customer. It makes more sense to inspire Boeing to effect a B748P2F program for the desired time frame. The time frame roughly coincides with the...Jump to post
Yet again the $28 billion pops up as some rod to beat over Boeing's back, that it's some subtle shell game that they are playing. It is well disclosed (or dopes like us wouldn't know about it right??). And THE CASH IS ALREADY SPENT. As a famous US politician said, "At this point, what differen...Jump to post
The A330 is not going anywhere for a long time, anyone who believes differently is kidding themselves. The A330CEO has been a very competitive product against the 787 in sales over the past 5 years, and the NEO will be even more so. For Airbus the A330 is a low investment high return aircraft, I fu...Jump to post
We all know Boeing has the much higher margins. What kind of margins are Boeing carrying after they write off the deferred costs to each 787 frame? You mean for Boeing to write off $28 Billion, add it to their debt and have the set aside money from each 787 frame added to the operating profit? I do...Jump to post
Boeing is that afraid of the A330-800, that they try to kill it. :rotfl: Yeah, it's a real sales blockbuster, what with that multi-month backlog. With HA out of the picture (supposedly), it's a lame (dead?) duck. Airlines who may want it will all have the orphan problem. And please spare me the fac...Jump to post
Revelation wrote:texl1649 wrote:I find Hamilton's stance on the tariff situation to be a bit looney ( someone, please, tell me they get the joke! ) but I think a lot of people have had strong reactions to the situation and have gone a bit looney too.
If Boeing are as worried about the 330 800 neo as the Leeham article suggests, it must be a lot better than many on this forum have assumed to date Based on sales, the airlines seem to disagree. Getting the A338 off the board widens the gap in the market now for the MoM to between the A321 and the ...Jump to post
Maybe I am dense, but when these orders (WB or NB, Airbus or Boeing), don't they have a delivery period listed? Then it should be simple enough (even stupid me can put together an Excel spreadsheet) to know what the rate should be. I have to deliver so many in each year contractually, right? Simple ...Jump to post
Forgive my ignorance, but isn't the APD passed through to the pax? It is and that makes the tickets more expensive. Airlines want to avoid that because it's pricing them out of the market. They want their tickets to be as cheap as possible, but the APD makes that UK-based airlines always have a dis...Jump to post
While analysts and lessors scratch their head about rate 60, Airbus considers pushing single aisle production to rate 70. “If we look at the piled up demand and the backlog, we need to progress on rate 70, which is underway right now. We are in advanced discussions with our supply chain on feasibil...Jump to post
For the record Airbus has over 1,700 frames (28%) of total back log from eight airlines that currently only fly 728 planes. There are cancellations in this bunch for sure. That Indigo Partners order really has me scratching my head. To me it feels really speculative that all four of those airlines ...Jump to post
The clearest sell signal is when you hear "It's different this time."Jump to post
Perhaps residents of northern Northumberland and Cumbria may head up to EDI/GLA respectively if there is a something much cheaper. However, there is little overlap. The many hundreds of Scots holiday makers catchng the Trans Pennine train service to MAN from Glasgow Central Station every day may be...Jump to post
ET seems to be working hard to become an alternative to connecting airlines like EK, QR, EY but for Africa. It kinda makes sense to me, because the only significant carriers on the continent that come to my mind are SA (which is a mess, and not well positioned geographically for connections) and Eg...Jump to post
I hope JL writes a book. It would be epic!Jump to post
Oh my word. Am I glad I don’t work for Pratt on that project. The stress levels must be massive, as a fellow aerospace engineer, I really feel for those guys. Doing another rushed redesign and manufacturing route is the most stressed job I have ever had. Even under that pressure it can take months....Jump to post
Delta knows if they sour the relationship with Boeing much more, it will ruin any negotiation advantage they have with Airbus. Airbus has a captive audience with Delta on anything larger than a C-Series and will price accordingly. I would offer a different rationale: they think 788s and 338/339 are...Jump to post
It looked as if it was going to land on one of the 22s, but nope. This is extremely unfortunate for me as I happen to live under the path that aircraft take to the 22s, and I was planning on spotting it. :( Dark and cloudy. I saw it through the clouds for a few seconds, and I was too slow to get an...Jump to post
I personally love Known Crewmember (at least at most airports. SEA and PDX KCM are awful, in my experience) and think it is a great thing, but it only benefits a small number of people so I don’t think it should have a chance of winning. And PreCheck has become a joke so hopefully not! PreCheck has...Jump to post
Cast that 737-10 lure on the water and just watch the usual trout rise up. And when it's spiced with Randy? It's Christmas morning!
Randy may be a spin doctor, but he dare not outright lie. But why worry about a paper airplane in the first place? 416 orders? A rounding error in comparison!
Addressing the demand mix for the Max family, Tinseth estimated that between 60 and 65 percent of orders will go to the baseline Max 8; 20 to 25 percent to the Max 9 and 10; and roughly 10 percent “on the lower end of that market,” namely the Max 7 Does anyone think he really believes that 10% of t...Jump to post
A321LR going ORY-JFK tomorrow. Are there any details on times?
The 12 p.a. is the rate for the A380 supposedly. I’d guess the 777X is 6 or 7 per month when up and running.
And congrats to Airbus for the order that most of us thought was the common sense solution for all parties.
All that may be true, but reputations have suffered and so may future sales. If CFM needs to increase capacity, that will take time. Airbus doesn't have the capacity to keep on pumping out gliders, and it's not likely they will just work on LEAP frames either. I would be very annoyed at PW if I was...Jump to post
Guess what kiddies? Airlines kept the faith, compensation got paid, and it all worked out in the end because engineers were not hysterical chicken little types. Airlines equally can't walk out of contracts free and clear because their neighbour is having issues with their engines so CFM won't be ge...Jump to post
Bad news for PW, and it really messes up Airbus and their customers. Airbus must be taking a cash flow hit and will have logistics problems. "Do you see a sign in the front of my factory that says dead glider storage, PW?? No?? And you know why you didn't see that sign?? It ain't there because ...Jump to post
I had never seen them until they started flying into JFK with the MD-11s early. I think they are subbing in for UPS because their flight is KD1112 (from SDF) and I haven't seen 5X1112 in pretty much the same time.Jump to post
News - Boeing is flush with cash. A.net "popular opinion" Boeing is nearly Broke!! American financial laws allow this kind of accounting acrobatics. Boeing is actually IN DEBT for 32 billion. But that debt is "deferred". So instead of having to pay that debt, Boeing is allowed t...Jump to post
Cat meet pigeons! Subscription required. https://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-to-launch-delivery-service-that-would-vie-with-fedex-ups-1518175920?mod=djemalertTECH "Shipping with Amazon" and will see the tech giant picking up packages from businesses and delivering them to customers. Amazon...Jump to post
Here's possibly one of, if not the first, Dreamliners to have ended its lease, and being parked in the desert, albeit temporarily I'm sure, as someone will surely pick up these lease returns? Boeing 787-8 38484 118 CC-BBD Latam Chile ferried 06 Feb18 SCL-VCV on return to lessor. RR engine issues, n...Jump to post
Here's possibly one of, if not the first, Dreamliners to have ended its lease, and being parked in the desert, albeit temporarily I'm sure, as someone will surely pick up these lease reterns? Boeing 787-8 38484 118 CC-BBD Latam Chile ferried 06 Feb18 SCL-VCV on return to lessor. RR engine issues, n...Jump to post
And let us not forget who lost the battle to succeed Jack Welch.Jump to post
The performance seems to be giving confidence to the Airbus marketing staff... Obe throws some shade at rival Boeing widebody "A350-1000 at pushback weighs same as an empty 777-9" #avgeek #SGAirshow http://twitter.com/RAeSTimR/status/960341318454059008 Ouch! :duck: That is quite a head-sc...Jump to post