In comparison, KE configures its A380s with 407 seats total. Let that sink in. And look where youngish A380 s are going..... :white: ..... :wave: This is a fantastic idea and well done to PR and Airbus for making it happen. A minor correction...it's 5J putting in the 460 seats in the A339 ..... :cr...Jump to post
Cebu must get some pretty good load factors if they can fill out an A330-900 with 460 seats. PR may be a bit concerned that those extra pax could come from their "Y" customers. :worried: I've gotta ask...because this really worries me...how on earth will they be able to SAFELY evac an air...Jump to post
16 A330-900, 10 A321XLR and 5 more A320neo for 5J. I think that deserves a few photos to go with it..... :bigthumbsup: ..... https://airbus-h.assetsadobe2.com/is/image/content/dam/events/airshows/paris-airshow/PAS2019-Cebu-Pacific-MOU-day-2-005.jpg?wid=1920&fit=fit,1&qlt=85,0 https://airbus...Jump to post
Just because it can be done should it be done ? 9 seats per row in an A330 is insane. The operator probably thinks it's the brightest idea ever since sliced bread. :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: But to have an acceptable seat pitch with that many rows ...Jump to post
The XLR will be able to reach DXB and AUH. That might be more interesting to PAL. Maintain a presence in the Mideast with lower trip costs. Considering Leeham 's analysis giving the A321XLR a much shorter real world range, it's curious that Airbus still show it capable of NRT-SYD and more interesti...Jump to post
n729pa wrote:What would sir like with his sandwich? We have juice, tea, coffee, or would you like a bear?
The size of motorized bancas aa fishing vessels is not a hindrance to the MVP's proposal to extend CAVITEX to SGL via Kawit. Have the Navy/Coast Guard completely given up their area there in Sangley? I'd hardly call those vessels docked on the leeward side of the photo in post #442 as "bancas&...Jump to post
Deer me, you guys are hawking the bear stories today. As we're in Yakutia country...just wait for a direwolf to join the party..... :scared: ..... https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/11/europe/russia-wolf-head-scli-intl/index.html https://cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/190611105711-01-russia-wolfs-head-scl...Jump to post
Essentially, a whole new model. The question now is, when will it be ready? 2023 sounds way too optimistic when the MR70 was targeted for 2022. Isn't it possible that they had been doing some undisclosed serious preliminary work on the new design and were only waiting for the right organization to ...Jump to post
ExpatVet wrote:Was he bearfoot?
The matter of road transportation is now the subject of an unsolicited P20B Expressway proposal..... http://philippineairspace.blogspot.com/2019/06/sangley-airport-expressway-for-dotr.html https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-FVY-SXOBW7c/XQHzp87bz8I/AAAAAAAABaM/3UJGv-d-Z7gR-5R3PF8ZRFLtz7B-qh6BQCLcBGAs/s640/sa...Jump to post
Agent: "Excuse me Mr. Bear...may I see your ticket and boarding pass please. Traveling light today?"
Bear: "Yes...but I'll be heavier when we land!"
Ferry from CCP or MOA to SGL is fine, but not enough since it carries luggages and cargo that may affect the vessel that would carry it. Better open a P2P bus route to SGL, from PITX, MOA and other parts of MM, mostly CBDs with hotels. Just like what UBE Express us doing where they operate a P2P bu...Jump to post
It is now official...MRJ70 is cancelled and a new 76-seater named the SpaceJet M100 will be developed..... :airplane: ..... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/mitsubishi-rebrands-mrj-as-spacejet-and-plans-new-76-458878/ https://www.flightglobal.com/assets/getasset.aspx?itemid=77819 https://w...Jump to post
There’s only enough space in Sangley’s landslide for a simple passenger terminal building, and that’s what was bidded out sometime ago. As it turns out, the November milestone is for GenAv only...a few more important items need to be in place for commercial turboprop operations..... https://busines...Jump to post
Given the tight schedule, DOTr's USec says only a " basic facility " like the San Vicente terminal in Palawan could be opened at SGL by November. Haven't they been working on this for almost a year and a half now..... :confused: ..... https://business.inquirer.net/272481/sangley-airport-ca...Jump to post
The extra scrutiny focused on the GTF by the Raytheon/UTC merger may have some positive effects on the MRJ/BBD negotiations..... https://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/raytheon-scrutinised-pw1100g-for-utc-tie-up-458815/ Quote: "Other PW1000G versions power the A220 – formerly known as the B...Jump to post
Update: Now that the midterm elections are over...new buzz regarding the MRF requirement..... http://philippineairspace.blogspot.com/2019/06/paf-presents-future-assets-in-next-5.html Not sure if the PAF could afford this one...but it is increasingly getting more interesting..... :goodvibes: ..... h...Jump to post
So I guess you could add 2-3 rows at 28" vs 1-2 rows at 29". Another half row by shrinking or relocating galleys and lavatories. The seat count should be around 460 - 470, compared to 436 today. A noticeable gain, sure, but there's only a single customer interested. 5J might settle with a...Jump to post
Apparently, the inspection and meetings pushed the opening of SGL to general aviation and turboprop operations earlier by a month..... :point: https://newsinfo.inquirer.net/1129079/duterte-wants-sangley-airport-operational-by-november https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/06/11/1925565/duterte-ord...Jump to post
In the meantime, NAIA is still there..... https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2832/12403116455_8be1e7f922_b.jpg https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2832/12403116455_8be1e7f922_b.jpg We shall see if the Super Consortium will revise the design or really build this..... :wideeyed: ..... https://www.bworldonline....Jump to post
SMC's NMIA in Bulakan has found an ally in the Inquirer ..... :spin: ..... https://opinion.inquirer.net/121887/build-that-new-airport Meanwhile at CRK ..... :veryhappy: ..... source: @Eric Jimenez | FB https://scontent-sjc3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61459541_10219137100762630_6693781718513483776_n.jpg...Jump to post
crjflyboy wrote:It's only one a hour drive to DTW from TOL
crjflyboy wrote:TOL - ATL averaged 43 pax a flight on DELTA … How could the MRJ turn a profit ?
The 200 LR has a range of 1500 miles ... the Q 300 is not the answer I think economics will prevail..... http://www.flythemrj.com/design/ The regular, single-class 76 -pax MRJ70STD with a much modern and fuel efficient GTF engine has 1,020nm of range...the MRJ70LR will go up to 2,020nm ...which is ...Jump to post
MRJ is too large for many markets, their needs to be a refined 50 seater in the market … that does not describe the ERJ'S If a 50-seater is what the markets need, maybe it's much better to ask LongView to upgrade and relaunch the Q300 ...refined or not..... :airplane: Dakota tribal wisdom says that...Jump to post
Yet the article says Airbus believes it needs a better engine to justify the big spend, and that won't appear till at least 2030. And a member who may have more insight into that is unusually silent in this thread... :ziplip: ...due perhaps to NDA, confidence promised, or simply being busy. So...we...Jump to post
Whatever Airbus said above the BLADE program, together with most of the clean skies related work, is absolutely aimed at the replacement single aisle. So this laminar flow tech is clearly too soon for the XLR. On the other hand, 2023/4 is too late for the straightforward A321 with an MTOW boost and...Jump to post
The latest drama re the three major airport projects in the country, particularly the NMIA in Bulakan..... :stirthepot: ..... http://www.thinkingpinoy.net/2019/06/bulacan-aiport-duterte-dominguez-bajillion.html And the DOTr 's four-page response to the allegations..... https://scontent.fmnl5-1.fna.f...Jump to post
I think an all-new wing built to new levels of precision would be needed, and although the BLADE program has brought positive results, industrialization of the technology is not expected till the late 2020s Thank you very much...very enlightening. :thumbsup: The article ends with: The A340BLADE exe...Jump to post
If the pitch was readied for the board, clearly it was done with a pretty good modelling of what A321XLR would do to the market opportunity For you techies...any chance of the Blade Project feature getting on the XLR and improving its forecast range to put it closer to where the NMA might be :?: ht...Jump to post
While both parties will play hardball, neither of them would relish the idea of the deal falling through.....
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... -s-458761/
I haven't read the entire article since it's behind the paywall. But if the last part is true, then what advantage does 33neo or 787 have outside of cargo space? Beyond the same parameters, access to slot restricted airports, half the crew if the smaller planes need to fly in fairly short successio...Jump to post
Flightglobal now has a lengthy analysis of the proposed buy-out issued.....
https://www.flightglobal.com/news/artic ... rj-458742/
I noticed they have been silent about the planned lounge in the North Wing of T2... I assume they would just let the MIAA decide what to do with it...with PR transferring their international ops to NAIA T1 and only domestic staying at T2 . These are the reasons I'm bullish about the A321XLR ..... :...Jump to post
I was waiting for this to come!maybe The B777x for PAL Their president had these to say about expansion and new acquisitions relative to that..... https://www.philstar.com/business/2019/06/03/1923063/poor-airport-infrastructure-delays-pals-5-star-goal Quote: "He said the carrier hopes to have ...Jump to post
to get MRJ to the finish line then have a lot of the jobs be handed off to other localities. I think Mitsu will have to sell this as a buy of the sales/support/supply network and maybe a FAL in the US for tax purposes but the MRJ tech would have to stay as Japanese as possible Essentially how Toyot...Jump to post
They'll sell Mitsu the CRJ (then Mitsu can wind down the production), and Mitsubishi will get access to the CRJ's support network and use that for the MRJ. And maybe rehire some of the people to take advantage of this..... Bombardier has the know-how and support network and Mitsubishi has the money...Jump to post
Bombardier has demonstrated this already: I suppose the "representative payload" corresponded to the 42-pax configuration mentioned. However, Leeham now says..... https://leehamnews.com/2019/05/30/airbus-a220-gets-increased-range/ Quote: "If we introduce the Airbus rules combined wit...Jump to post
Because we do not know if A220 or MRJ is feasible for local airlines, as an alternative to turboprops. It's up on BOD and top executives if they will order those regional jets for smaller airports served usually by turboprops. I guess you missed my description of the airplane layout and did not kno...Jump to post
321XLR for Aer Lingus or Level? or are they done on their shopping spree for now? We shall see at PAS 2019 . It seems too much of a coincidence that the XLR 's projected 2023-2024 EIS window is just a year ahead of the NMA 's forecast availability..... :eyebrow: ..... https://www.flightglobal.com/n...Jump to post
RSA is saying their proposed express train to the new gateway in Bulakan would cut travel time from EDSA to just 15 minutes ..... :scratchchin: ..... https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2019/06/03/1923235/major-infra-projects-lined-ease-traffic Quote: "Another project is the express train from M...Jump to post
IMO, a more fitting name would have been the MRJ Evo (Evolution). Piaggio would sue the pants off of them :!: That should be an easy way to earn big bucks to get out of receivership. :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: :dollarsign: http://www.a...Jump to post
Waterbomber2 wrote:In that light, it makes sense to remove the Mitsubishi name.
I can't quite find the connection between the quotes and your post, no offense. Care to elaborate? Are you saying that the 78J should or shouldn't get an exit upgrade? Sorry, the 'downplay' comment was alluding to the OEM. I was only curious that they're not advertising the MTOW improvement as a co...Jump to post
Changing that exit to larger full size type As is already an option for the entire A330 family. It is how the A333 gets to 440 pax (Cebu’s seat 436) as by default that variant also has smaller type 1 exits behind the wings. The only aircraft that could profit from an added exit are the 787-10 and A...Jump to post
Considering that PAL has been quite with regards to there options for 6 additional A350 I personally wouldn't be surprised that there will be no new orders coming from them for now. Although if they did place any new order a new or additional aircraft like A321neo, A321LR or XLR, and A350.That woul...Jump to post