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by Geoff1947
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Actually there have been 45 deliveries so far in 2018: MSN #s88,100,102,106,114,118,126,132,143,174,177,179,180,181,182,183,184,185,186,187,188,189,190,191,192,193,195,196,197,198, 199, 200, 201, 202, 203, 204, 205, 208, 209, 210, 212, 213, 218, 219, 221 Delivery flights and deliveries are not the ...

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by Geoff1947
Fri Jul 20, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 328
Views: 77749

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

I’ll be interested to see when these FIA announcements make it to the Airbus and Boeing orderbooks.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 18, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread
Replies: 121
Views: 29557

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Official Picture and General Discussion Thread

So after three days the big news at FIA 18 is that there is no big news.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 243
Views: 100358

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

Undisclosed customer orders six A330neo Family aircraft https://www.airbus.com/newsroom/press-releases/en/2018/07/undisclosed-customer-orders-six-a330neo-family-aircraft.html That one will be interesting to see how it will be booked - the wording points towards a mix of -800/900s, not only -900s. J...

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 67
Views: 19898

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

audidudi wrote:
The next A333 for Tianjin Airlines was delivered yesterday:

Airbus A330-343 1840 B-1045 Tianjin Airlines delivery 16 July 2018 TLS-TSN ex F-WWYD


Hopefully a sign that HNA are resolving their financial problems.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 243
Views: 100358

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

http://www.airbus.com/aircraft/market/o ... eries.html
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Momo1435 wrote:
This is what the title of the press release tells us

"LEVEL adds two A330-200s to its fleet"

To be delivered in 2019


Included as an order in the Airbus figures for the end of June, dated 21st June.

Reported here

http://www.airbus.com/aircraft/market/o ... eries.html

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by Geoff1947
Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread
Replies: 243
Views: 100358

Re: Farnborough Air Show 2018 - Airbus Order Thread

StTim wrote:
Asiaflyer wrote:
IAG orders 2 more A330 for delivery in 2019



Are these in addition to the two LEVEL ordered recently - or the same order re publicized?


Official press release for the two booked last month !!

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Looking at this excellent source http://www.a350-production.com/production-list After MSN 221, recently delivered, their are few frames due out of assembly that can go straight to the flightline and on to delivery. I see 227 for IB 228 for PR 236 for PR 239 for CI 243 for PR 255 for LH Airbus will b...

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by Geoff1947
Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and United continue talks on 321LR/330
Replies: 76
Views: 17323

Re: Airbus and United continue talks on 321LR/330

For me, the question is one of current day reality over future promises. Is the A321 that much better than what the B797 will bring to the table taking into account the missions UAL would be using them for? I suspect that both manufacturers will make purchasing them very easy and cheap in an attemp...

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by Geoff1947
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is A220 still a regional jet?
Replies: 106
Views: 12613

Re: Is A220 still a regional jet?

RJ is a US specific term invented to clarify labour issues with pilot unions.

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 156
Views: 38206

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Four cancellations from the Unidentified category in this month’s Boeing figures. Now 48 unfilled orders for the 777-300ER with 13 Unidentified.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Seems to be a bit of a shortage of frames rolling out that can be delivered quickly at present. This might be convenient for Airbus as it coincides with the main holiday season in TLS. Hopefully by late August they will be delivering the ULRs for SQ and a load of frames for CA and the other mainland...

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by Geoff1947
Sun Jul 08, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any 748i's still stored/whitetails?
Replies: 8
Views: 4596

Re: Are there any 748i's still stored/whitetails?

UA444 wrote:
Geoff1947 wrote:
One test frame which Lufthansa didn’t want, MSN 1435.

Geoff

That frame is going to be used as a test bed


It has been for sale but yes, I’m sure Boeing will find a use for it if it remains

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Are there any 748i's still stored/whitetails?
Replies: 8
Views: 4596

Re: Are there any 748i's still stored/whitetails?

One test frame which Lufthansa didn’t want, MSN 1435.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 328
Views: 77749

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Jayafe wrote:
george77300 wrote:
pabloeing wrote:
¿2 A332 for LEVEL from IAG?


Yes. The 2 A332 for IAG are some more for Level.


Or to replace the ones that Level took on behalf of IB?


For LEVEL, IAG has announced that they will grow the LEVEL fleet of A330-200s to seven in 2019.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Thu Jul 05, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s
Replies: 107
Views: 17288

Re: Undisclosed Order for 10 A330NEOs and 10 A350s

Arion640 wrote:
Both orders will probably turnout to be a chinese airline...


Good call, Undisclosed orders are often for China.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Thu Jul 05, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 67
Views: 19898

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Isn’t Level getting 3 more A332s to reach their planned 7 strong fleet? Either they have to get 3 more from Airbus (via the IB order) or will they take the last used, from IB? Yes this IAG press release states they will be getting more A330-200s. http://www.iairgroup.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=240949&...

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by Geoff1947
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 67
Views: 19898

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Let this post be a respectful Adieu to the A330-200 and its robust ~700 frame production. Thanks for this very helpful post. The end is close for one of the Airbus great successes. I have had difficulty tying up the IAG orders with their plans for LEVEL. Is there another frame to be delivered which...

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by Geoff1947
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 67
Views: 19898

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

1882 for Iberia may be the last factory built passenger A330-200 AMD Now that is fascinating. Thank you for the information. With the increase in range of the A333, 787, and A350, the A332 has lost its niche. Lightsaber Late edit, I see from Wikipedia that A332 deliveries remained high until 2013 a...

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 67
Views: 19898

Re: Airbus A330 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Let this post be a respectful Adieu to the A330-200 and its robust ~700 frame production. Remaining orders and commitments MSN Aircraft Type Airline 2BDelivered Status Remark Type 42 1847 Airbus A330-243 Undisclosed or Capital Airlines 2018 On Order Passenger 1 1878 Airbus A330-243 Nepal Airlines, ...

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by Geoff1947
Wed Jun 06, 2018 4:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 328
Views: 77749

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

An order for 15 x A350-900 booked as undisclosed.

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by Geoff1947
Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress
Replies: 129
Views: 15625

Re: Heathrow 3rd runway - Progress

skipness1E wrote:
DobboDobbo wrote:
Assuming these get through, it will likely be 15-20 years before the new runway / terminals are open.

Where did you get that number from?


The airport owners say 7-12 years but it is likely to slip.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What is BA's strategy to hold market share at slot congested Heathrow?
Replies: 30
Views: 4057

Re: What is BA's strategy to hold market share at slot congested Heathrow?

BA in a strong position to exploit their near monopoly situation by reducing capacity and increasing yields. No wonder they are against the third runway.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Thu May 31, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Person falls onto tarmac and dies after being removed from aircraft
Replies: 37
Views: 10392

Re: Person falls onto tarmac and dies after being removed from aircraft

Please lock this thread.

He died after falling from the terminal building.

Most people don’t distinguish between a ticket and a boarding pass.

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by Geoff1947
Mon May 28, 2018 8:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

BOAC1966 wrote:
What is happening with SQ ULH and the various -1000 already built. All seems very very slow just now!


Two -1000s scheduled for delivery in June, one each for QR and CX. The ULH is undergoing testing, with first delivery likely in August.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Sun May 27, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 204 (DL#10) has been delivered and flown to @ATL. Delivery #30 of 2018. Delivery #5 of May. So, 30+ deliveries by the end of the 5th month. How's that compared to last year? 22 last year, by the end of May. There are a lot ( 20+ ) of finished frames which have been held up , which will hopefull...

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by Geoff1947
Fri May 18, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

audidudi wrote:
hkcanadaexpat wrote:
MSN 167 (CA#2) was moved to the flightline last night.

MSN 167 is actually CA #1...MSN 178 is CA #2...MSN 217 is CA #3. At least according to the order that they were built. Delivery order is another matter!


Yes, apparently 217 might be delivered first.

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by Geoff1947
Thu May 17, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

217 is CA#3 , so it rolling out doesn’t indicate any progress with the CAAC, unfortunately.Geoff #3 CA rolling out of FAL does not mean #3 CA delivered. see QR if you need a precedent. This will likely not only be CA#1 delivery but China #1 delivery also. Thanks , good point , it has also been repo...

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by Geoff1947
Wed May 16, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 205 (ET#9) sporting its final regs (ET-AVD). Delivery imminent. MSN 217 (CA#1) moved to the flightline. So yes. Chinese deliveries should commence soon. And i would bet that politics will make sure CA gets the first one. Thanks for all the great updates. 217 is CA#3 , so it rolling out doesn’t ...

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by Geoff1947
Sun May 13, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 156
Views: 38206

Re: Boeing 777 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

The latest Boeing unfilled orders report shows there are 60 777-300ERs still to be delivered. I see that 18 of these are shown as for Unidentified Customers. Does anyone know whether these are likely to be built and who for ? Thanks.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Thu May 10, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing in talks for widebodies with Flynas
Replies: 13
Views: 4696

Re: BOEING in talks for widebodies with British Airways,United and Flynas

BoeingGuy wrote:
Dutchy wrote:
c933103 wrote:
NMA launch order?


NMA? or do you mean MOM? Too soon I think, next year in Paris perhaps.


NMA and MOM are the same thing, if it is launched.


Not the same thing, MOMarket and NMAirplane. MOM is the opportunity and NMA is Boeing’s rumoured solution.

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by Geoff1947
Tue May 08, 2018 10:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UAL, DAL & AA, who is # 1, 2 & 3 across the Atlantic?
Replies: 49
Views: 7444

Re: UAL, DAL & AA, who is # 1, 2 & 3 across the Atlantic?

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news ... tatistics/

Also shows that amongst the US3, Delta leads from United from American.

Geoff
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This might help

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/news ... tatistics/

Also shows that amongst the US3, Delta leads from United from American.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Fri May 04, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Cuts Production Plans for A330 Jet
Replies: 229
Views: 26796

Re: Airbus Cuts Production Plans for A330 Jet

For most of the 2000s A330 rate was @5/month, then in the second half it went up to 10 by what was it 2013. The A350 comes along and they were talking about a rate of 10 eventually. They decide to launch the neo to keep A330 production going as ceo rate goes down to 7 , the A330 ceo/neo is now goin...

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by Geoff1947
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Both HND and DXB are poised to surpass PEK (as world's 2nd busiest airport)
Replies: 11
Views: 2808

Re: Both HND and DXB are poised to surpass PEK (as world's 2nd busiest airport)

Don’t think I’d want to be in a competition where ATL is the leader. The place most people go to who don’t wish to be there !!

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by Geoff1947
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Cuts Production Plans for A330 Jet
Replies: 229
Views: 26796

Re: Airbus Cuts Production Plans for A330 Jet

Your figures could be pretty close for Airbus this year and next. Boeing are down from their high of 258 in 2015 and will probably be around 220/230 for this year and next, including all their freighters and military variants !!

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Fri Apr 27, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Cuts Production Plans for A330 Jet
Replies: 229
Views: 26796

Re: Airbus Cuts Production Plans for A330 Jet

SC430 wrote:
Boeing could well be delivering more Dreamliners per year than all (3) Airbus WB programs put together.


That’s very necessary for Boeing because the 787 is all they have as a passenger widebody for the next few years.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Fri Apr 27, 2018 1:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Cuts Production Plans for A330 Jet
Replies: 229
Views: 26796

Re: Airbus Cuts Production Plans for A330 Jet

IIRC the A330 boost to production was to take advantage of a peak in demand and it was always going to drop again. Not really. Rate was supposed to be 84 to 96 a year out the gate and was touted as being up to 120 a year. We are at something like half the original intended rate now. That’s a lot of...

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by Geoff1947
Fri Apr 27, 2018 11:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018
Replies: 671
Views: 160538

Re: 787 Production/Delivery Thread - 2018

No -8 delivered since early November, but looks like L/Ns 652 and 660 will be soon.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Apr 25, 2018 7:22 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 100 (QR#24) departed on its delivery flight (A7-ALU). Delivery #24 of 2018. MSN 204 (DL#10) did a second RTO this afternoon. First flight tomorrow. MSN 209 (LH#10) did its RTO today. First flight also scheduled for tomorrow. MSN 213 (MH#6) rolled out to the flightline. Thanks for the updates, n...

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by Geoff1947
Fri Apr 20, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Is Boeing outfoxing Airbus?
Replies: 114
Views: 20295

Re: Is Boeing outfoxing Airbus?

The attached articles are all well and good, except Airbus is not hitting these targets. A330 deliveries the past (5) quarters was 75, not the 90 Airbus said to expect. On the A350 they seem to struggling to hit 10 per month let alone increasing to 13. Sale numbers at present do not support deliver...

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by Geoff1947
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:49 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 328
Views: 77749

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Just a story, no order announced. Geoff Not correct. Hi Fly is taking its first A330-900neo on lease from ALC. http://aviationweek.com/awincommercial/hi-fly-leases-a330-900-alc I think what he meant is, that it isn't a new order direct with Airbus, but that Hi Fly are getting the aircraft through l...

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by Geoff1947
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47857

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

IAG website says they have bought 4,61 % of shares.... but will NOT make an offer. please read the press release - it is made to correct the press understanding and conclusions http://www.iairgroup.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=240949&p=irol-newsArticle&id=2342211 Did you read it ? A takeover is ment...

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by Geoff1947
Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AirAsia X won't buy "too expensive" Airbus A350: Tony Fernandes
Replies: 301
Views: 39651

Re: Air Asia X cancels A350. Decision on fleet expected later this year.

He said a few weeks ago that the A330-900 test figures were exceeding their expectations and they would want more of them. By implication they no longer need the A350.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 327
Views: 47857

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

I don't see why Brexit would have any particular impact on a Spanish company buying a Norwegian one. It may have an impact for all airlines on a British AOC (mainly BA), plus the fact that despite being registered in Spain, IAG's HQ is in London. Still a Spanish company though. IAG is a large multi...

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by Geoff1947
Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders
Replies: 328
Views: 77749

Re: Airbus And Boeing 2018 Orders

Arion640 wrote:
Whats the status of the A330neo order from Hifly? Is it through a lessor and then to them?


Just a story, no order announced.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

UAEflyer wrote:
Is there a A350CJ in the pipeline? For who ?


Yes, there is one in the Airbus orderbook. Don’t know who ordered it or when it will be built.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

MSN 195 (MH#4) was out on a second CAF earlier today #AIB05FC. MSN 143 (QR#23) moved to the delivery centre. A flurry of deliveries should occur in the next 10 or so days. MSNs 143, 195, 196, 197, 198 and 199 are going through customer acceptance right now. Many thanks for these daily summaries. Ve...

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by Geoff1947
Sat Mar 24, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Bloomberg: Airbus A330 Neo Dropped From American Airlines Wide-Body Contest
Replies: 235
Views: 30543

Re: Bloomberg: Airbus A330 Neo Dropped From American Airlines Wide-Body Contest

Tough for Airbus to sell into the US in this era of protectionism. Hard for US airlines to justify not buying from Boeing. The good news for Airbus is that there are many major markets outside of the US.

Geoff

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by Geoff1947
Thu Mar 22, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 1068
Views: 372405

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

QR said they would only take 4 A35K in 2018 IIRC. Could even be less than 10 A35K deliveries in 2018. If QR takes only 4 A35K (that means only three more), then I have a hard time how they could deliver more than 10. According to the spreadsheet, MSN 233 is the 6th A35K for CS, and its parts are ju...

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