Top ten anime plot twists. I genuinely could not foresee this coming. We should have known something was up when we saw the low order numbers for NEOs. My guess is BAs short haul fleet will focus on 737 MAX9s on the lower end as LHR is famously crowded, and perhaps to give some spread between the A3...Jump to post
I think the question was asked because BAs T5 has an infrastructure which can only work with container loading. Hand loading would require a lot of changes. I may be wrong. There's a long running meme here on a.net that suggests 737 is not acceptable due to its lack of containers despite loads (sic...Jump to post
Am I being silly in thinking.. These can’t go to BA at Heathrow as they can’t take containers? Why are people so obsessed by containers on single aisle aircraft. Get over it. Does Ryanair have issues with containers? Do you know how expensive it is to carry a lot of baggage in Europe? Damn! Please ...Jump to post
acjbbj wrote:We need a third manufacturer (Lockheed Martin or a new McDonnell-Douglas) to jump in and make an NMA. We'd have a much better aviation industry with three players instead of just two.
kwp302 wrote:And here’s how the new logo will look on the building
Embraer will host a sales announcement tomorrow https://twitter.com/embraer/status/1140302032093569030 It will be announced the biggest sale of all Embraer history: 80% of it commercial division to Boeing! Well done Embraer and Brazil! A superb way to celebrate your 50th anniversary! Just kidding ....Jump to post
Because you can bypass hubs taking significant traffic from the established routes. Going from San Francisco to Melbourne 10 years ago you had to go through both Los Angeles and Sydney. 3 flights have now been replaced with a single direct flight saving over 5 hours. https://www.qantas.com/travelin...Jump to post
It boggles my mind that more people are flying yet airlines are on a trend to offer less seats per route. I genuinely do not understand the economics of it. You can only add so much frequency. And while small efficient planes open up new routes, well established routes will continue to grow. There ...Jump to post
There will be some controversy with this move. Ali refused to serve his country, that will not sit well with veterans. Being a great boxer will not make up for that. On the other side of this, won't the Standiford family be upset by this? Muhammad Ali is also famous as a civil rights movement figur...Jump to post
I thought this was more of a 757 replacement than 767? Wasn’t the 787 the 767 replacement? The 787 is bigger than the 767 and higher MTOW and much more range, different market. There is no real 1:1 767 replacement. The 787-3 would have matched that at least rudimentary. I am 99% sure Boeing marketi...Jump to post
It boggles my mind that more people are flying yet airlines are on a trend to offer less seats per route. I genuinely do not understand the economics of it. You can only add so much frequency. And while small efficient planes open up new routes, well established routes will continue to grow. There m...Jump to post
compensateme wrote:IMO, Addison Mitchell McConnell International Airport would’ve been the better choice.
All of Lufthansas 744s, and BAs 744s have CRT screens. I have visited three LH cockpits, and BA pilot Twitter photos show CRT screens https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j86K7CQBXAk <-- not that one (the little green screens on the pedestal are CRT but not the PFDs) For LH, you may be right...but why w...Jump to post
Some time ago, LCD screens were certified to replace all the CRT screens. Today, I doubt there's a single 744 that has the original CRT screens installed. LCD screens are far superior to the old CRT screens. They don't burn-in or burn out, they have better resolution, better contrast, and they're l...Jump to post
Psolk makes a good point, despite all the noise made over folding wingtips, the amount of wing folded up is tiny. It looks much more impressive in person. It's actually quite a decent chunk of wing. I can't wait to see the wing in full. I never liked the 773/77W as I felt it was anorexic looking bu...Jump to post
I truly don't understand why people hate LH's new livery so much. Because it isn't a livery. It's White paint with the airlines name on it and blue paint and a logo on the tail. It looks okay on shorter airplanes, and looks quite nice on CRJs to me, but on planes like the 747-8, or the 779, because...Jump to post
marcogr12 wrote:although i am excited about the 777-9, i dread to see it in LH livery..It's gonna be a very long white tube...
Also, I have no issues with EK biz class. Flown it a couple times. Want more, buy First. I want a bed and nothing else on biz flight. That’s what you get here. Most EK planes don't even have that. As a tall person I found it to be very uncomfortable for a Business seat, although it was okay in a bu...Jump to post
BA84 to Vancouver originally stopped in Seattle, but with a twist: Two days of the week it would be LHR-SEA, and then YVR, and the other days of the week it was LHR-YVR-SEA. I find it insane that for a short period of time it was possible to fly from Seattle to Vancouver in a 747. I doubt it had ca...Jump to post
I like Jon Stewart even though I don't agree with everything he says. Watching his interviews on Fox News is hilarious, and for the most part it looks like everyone is having a good time. His speech was one of the most powerful I had seen in a long time. I am wary of people using my emotions for a p...Jump to post
Perhaps, but it’s pretty predictable that if he is testifying few Republicans will show up. Why would they? The organizers knew this and are playing it for maximum effect. The Democrats are using the victims of 911 for political gain. Shameful, yet not surprising. Mike Drop Oh please..as a retired ...Jump to post
BA84 to Vancouver originally stopped in Seattle, but with a twist: Two days of the week it would be LHR-SEA, and then YVR, and the other days of the week it was LHR-YVR-SEA. I find it insane that for a short period of time it was possible to fly from Seattle to Vancouver in a 747. I doubt it had car...Jump to post
Pellegrine wrote:Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't the UA around the world flight:
That’s rather a generous assessment of the number of airlines which have ordered the 779, but yes, most airlines which have ordered the 779 also have A350’s. British Airways, Lufthansa, Singapore, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, ANA, and Cathay, for a total of 344. Considering most of these airlines still...Jump to post
A lot of airlines ordered the A350 and 779 That’s rather a generous assessment of the number of airlines which have ordered the 779, but yes, most airlines which have ordered the 779 also have A350’s. British Airways, Lufthansa, Singapore, Emirates, Etihad, Qatar, ANA, and Cathay, for a total of 34...Jump to post
If JAL doesn’t want to phase out their flagship F product, I guess they will convert some of their 35J to domestic 359 and cancel the rest. They will order some 778/779 instead on their long-haul premium routes. It is highly unlikely JAL will order the 777X family - they had the option and chose th...Jump to post
I'm sorry you guys, but....is it really THAT hard???? Well, it's obviously not that clear. When people use names such as Eastern II, Braniff II and Pan Am II, it's not exactly crystal clear which iteration of the airline they are talking about. Very True, I've just finished the script on an upcomin...Jump to post
To which everyone is and should be entitled. You sign a disclaimer before getting a tattoo or piercing. Actually, what you wrote, that citizens should have a right to self-destructive behavior, doesn’t make sense. The society should try to limit destructive behaviors e.g. by outlawing tattooism, in...Jump to post
Down here in NZ tattoos are considered perfectly normal. Part of that is an increased merging of Polynesian Māori culture with the Anglo/Euro culture of our ancestors. And part of it is an acceptance that what one does to one's own body is up to them. Short of getting tats that are intentionally ag...Jump to post
Most women enjoy wearing make-up. I'd wager to say the type that wants to become a flight attendant most certainly do. You would lose that wager! I will second your assertion, women wear makeup to fit the antiquated version of a "professional" to compete in the marketplace, just to be pai...Jump to post
That's not mocking. He wasn't mocking you, he was reasonably polite about it as far as the internet goes. It was an extremely politely presented differing opinion. How that turned into mocking is beyond me When one party makes 10 or so well laid out points and then the other party responds poking a...Jump to post
Could you expand on that? I echo Zekes remarks to be honest. I see nothing substantially new or ground breaking??? I like how people who don't understand the internals of an engine mock me. Everything I listed is a generation ahead. Everything presents risk being a generation ahead. That means the ...Jump to post
Not anytime soon. Not without access to new aircraft from Boeing and Airbus. I thought they got a dozen or so brand new ATR birds before the sanctions were slapped back on them ... They did. That doesn't mean they can expand. And it most certainly does not make them the next emirates. Also Iran wou...Jump to post
Maybe Qantas is taking lessons from Emirates?Jump to post
vfw614 wrote:crjflyboy wrote:From a passenger standpoint, the CRJ far surpasses the ERJ planes.
Can I get some of the stuff you are smoking ? I think your view is quite exclusive....
JFK-PSA was strictly touristic, PHL-BLQ could be very business-oriented. Except, how much of that business traffic goes to PHL? And if you have to transfer once anyway to get to NYC, WAS, CHI, et cetera, why use AA's clapped-out 767s, when you can transfer at FRA, AMS or CDG on significantly better...Jump to post
Per this sites standards I am an idiot when it comes to aviation. I am a member of the general public who knows more about airplanes than most people do, and I am able to participate in technical conversations. However, sometimes I worry that my comments are taken as fact by people who know just as ...Jump to post
Does anyone have a comparison chart of the A321LR and 757-200s range/payload capability? https://scontent.fmia1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/61956393_10219541060219810_1388694365680959488_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&_nc_oc=AQn0KYTWEagZI7Bxt_TUO3AU3waK6lSTWu2IugPpLYXyBJ9EQTCc3O3thO7mBDrI1XLJB3JlBw5UsauV3iOY8X...Jump to post
Read my post! i said a high end premium economy........ i know its not premium Economy It’s not a premium economy of any sort. you guys are killing me! i know its not premium economy! the reason im comparing BA business J seats to Premium economy is the layout. 2-4-2 layout with no storage space, m...Jump to post
I liked their kids cargo idea betterJump to post
TN486T wrote:How many airlines took delivery of the 400ER and in what quantity?
Qantas received the last 6 744, as 744ER, ever produced for passengers so theirs are the youngest. There is no reason they can't fly until 2025. So you think the management is actively lying in their regulatory filing? jfk777 is not wrong, the aircraft easily have another 10 years of life in them, ...Jump to post
BlatantEcho wrote:It’s been that way for years. Taken it a few times.
They had a second daily flight for a little while which I think was a morning departure.
A friend of mine was Cabin Crew on the return sector from ISB, said loads were about 50/60% in each cabin, many of the PAX which he spoke to didn’t even realise that BA had resumed flights back to Pakistan. OMAA Lol I can see that. Family of mine aren't into aviation much just few cousins of mine, ...Jump to post
A commonly cited reason for the downfall of 747 size aircraft is that filling an aircraft of that size with passengers whilst still charging competitive prices for tickets is just too difficult. The thing is, before the days of flat bed seats, 747s used to carry more passengers, in a market that was...Jump to post
“Do you know who my dad is? He is rich and we fly first class more than you.” A.net gold. The purpose of that statement wasn't to flaunt wealth but to spit in the face of someone who seems to think that not being White disqualifies you from being a Business Class passenger and thus makes you a &quo...Jump to post