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by RainerBoeing777
Mon May 21, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European expansion in SFO
Replies: 65
Views: 7450

Re: European expansion in SFO

Hmmm. I’ve lived in SF for a while and had family there too. I think your statements are not entirely correct. - Important financial centre yes but not for Europeans. I would disagree, at least with respect to venture capital/technology finance and banking. A huge number of European startups choose...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon May 21, 2018 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 41
Views: 6829

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

Ethiopian Airlines is certainly a great success! Very soon it will be a leading airline in the world, they launch it to Jakarta (CGK)! with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner equipment for next July 17, 2018 https://www.eturbonews.com/185528/addis-ababa-to-jakarta-new-non-stop-flight-on-ethiopian-airlines The...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon May 21, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 41
Views: 6829

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

Ethiopian Airlines is certainly a great success! Very soon it will be a leading airline in the world, they launch it to Jakarta (CGK)! with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner equipment for next July 17, 2018 https://www.eturbonews.com/185528/addis-ababa-to-jakarta-new-non-stop-flight-on-ethiopian-airlines

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon May 21, 2018 1:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European expansion in SFO
Replies: 65
Views: 7450

Re: European expansion in SFO

Not really European, but I've always wondered the chance of ET operating a ADD-XXX-SFO flight with XXX being an unserved European city from SFO. Something like ADD-ARN-SFO seems possible since it first gives ET a presence in SFO which would benefit its large Ethiopian community and its Star hub, se...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon May 21, 2018 12:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European expansion in SFO
Replies: 65
Views: 7450

Re: European expansion in SFO

While SFO has a good range of destinations in Europe, it still is the 2nd choice for many EU carriers when they want to serve the West Coast. Most telling is that both LO and OS fly to LAX instead of SFO despite the large Star hub up the road. Furthermore, many of the destinations served out of SFO...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun May 20, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European expansion in SFO
Replies: 65
Views: 7450

Re: European expansion in SFO

Not sure if I see much more in way of SFO - Europe: certainly not Air Italy in the immediate future, though MXP 2-4x/week on Norwegian might work (assuming they last). Perhaps more reinforcement of the UA/LH (et al.) hold on the hub, though SN to BRU is a long shot to me: maybe EW to DUS in the sum...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun May 20, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European expansion in SFO
Replies: 65
Views: 7450

Re: European expansion in SFO

Don't forget that Oakland, just across the bay, also sees service to a good number of European destinations. It may not be the same airport, but it's certainly within the same catchment area and therefor these flights do compete with the flights out of San Francisco. In the opening post Barcelona, ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun May 20, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: European expansion in SFO
Replies: 65
Views: 7450

European expansion in SFO

San Francisco is one of the largest financial centers worldwide and one of dreams, apart from SFO is one of the best airports in the United States in the latter has had a notorious growth airlines such as Cathay Pacific, Eva Air and Korean Air have increased its operations, apart from being an airpo...

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri May 18, 2018 4:06 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR
Replies: 19
Views: 3466

Re: Airbus offering the A330NEO/A350 to AR

I think the best option for AR to improve its wide-body fleet, is the Boeing 787 Dreamliner have the capacity and range for all missions in Europe, North America and the Pacific, between models -8, -9, -10 are ideal for the route network, the Boeing 787-8 would be ideal for routes such as New York, ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed May 16, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 77
Views: 16728

Re: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

https://twitter.com/FlySWISS/status/993748663494209537 https://www.bizjournals.com/seattle/news/2018/05/07/boeing-777-lufthansa-cargo-swiss-air-freighters.html Swiss ordered two more Boeing 777-300ER, are to be delivered in 2020 potentially to operate the route Zurich - Tokyo Narita, I think this i...

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed May 16, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines
Replies: 41
Views: 6829

Re: Growth and future of Ethiopian airlines

Ethiopian Airlines launched the Manchester route http://www.thebusinessdesk.com/northwest/news/2021064-manchester-airport-launches-new-route-heart-africa ! you have the expectation of Moscow and Istanbul for this second quarter of the year, I hope that soon Munich and Houston will be launched

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun May 13, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe
Replies: 24
Views: 3114

Possible new routes of LATAM Brazil in Europe

LATAM Brazil has launched new routes in recent years such as Johannesburg, Boston, Las Vegas, Tel Aviv and Rome But what will be your next route in Europe, and for this summer 2018 JJ has 7 daily flights to the old continent the GRU-FCO route quickly increased to a daily flight, in the past Varig go...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat May 12, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific in Germany
Replies: 19
Views: 5371

Re: Cathay Pacific in Germany

Cathay Pacific because it has not increased its operations in Germany? What do you mean with this 'question', the first sentence of your post? Hong Kong and Frankfurt are global leading economic centers, and as the economy is strong there are very few flights between Hong Kong and Germany, Cathay P...

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed May 09, 2018 11:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: UA to Initially Base 787-10 at EWR
Replies: 51
Views: 8956

Re: UA to Initially Base 787-10 at EWR

United needs more Dreamliners! more Boeing 787-9 for its transpacific routes, but 787-10 on its transatlantic routes and more boeing 787-8 on its Latin American routes and open new ones in Africa

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed May 09, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cathay Pacific in Germany
Replies: 19
Views: 5371

Cathay Pacific in Germany

Cathay Pacific because it has not increased its operations in Germany? Germany is the largest European economy and most Asian airlines are very strong in Germany, and compared to other competitors Cathay Pacific offers the lowest capacity with a daily flight with its Boeing 777-300ER with a configur...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun May 06, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: BOG-ORD on AV finally launches
Replies: 29
Views: 3518

Re: BOG-ORD on AV finally launches

I think BOG-EWR and BOG-IAH need to be inaugurated, excellent growth! I hope they add more routes like San Francisco, Toronto and Montreal. The good thing is that all these routes can fly by Airbus A321neo

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun May 06, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.
Replies: 138
Views: 27793

Re: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.

It makes more sense to keep the Boeing 777x, EY is going through bad times but a good restructuring, could return to the long-range market and return routes such as Perth, Sao Paulo and San Francisco, the production of the A350 goes as very slow if deferred some of these planes could take longer to ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun May 06, 2018 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Qantas orders additional 787s, sets 747 retirement date
Replies: 135
Views: 23670

Re: Qantas orders additional 787s, sets 747 retirement date

Qantas is going to replace its 10 Boeing 747-400 / 400ER with 14 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners but there is a considerable loss of capacity which will be the strategy of Qantas? The Boeing 747 comply with the following routes SYD-SFO / JNB / HKG / SCL / HND / YVR BNE-LAX, LAX-JFK On the Brisbane - Los An...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun May 06, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: How will the strategy of replacing the Boeing 747 in the fleet of Qantas be?
Replies: 4
Views: 665

How will the strategy of replacing the Boeing 747 in the fleet of Qantas be?

Qantas is going to replace its 10 Boeing 747-400 / 400ER with 14 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners but there is a considerable loss of capacity which will be the strategy of Qantas? The Boeing 747 comply with the following routes SYD-SFO / JNB / HKG / SCL / HND / YVR BNE-LAX, LAX-JFK On the Brisbane - Los An...

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue May 01, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA 787s will be based where?
Replies: 24
Views: 3702

Re: New AA 787s will be based where?

But the Boeing 787-8 is good for transatlantic routes, British Airways uses most of its Boeing 787-8 for North America and India, the only ones of the long route as such are Seoul (ICN) and Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Japan Airlines also uses most of its Boeing 787-8 on medium-haul routes such as Bangkok...

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue May 01, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New AA 787s will be based where?
Replies: 24
Views: 3702

Re: New AA 787s will be based where?

But the Boeing 787-8 is good for transatlantic routes, British Airways uses most of its Boeing 787-8 for North America and India, the only ones of the long route as such are Seoul (ICN) and Rio de Janeiro (GIG), Japan Airlines also uses most of its Boeing 787-8 on medium-haul routes such as Bangkok,...

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian adds Barcelona service from July 2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1396

Re: Ethiopian adds Barcelona service from July 2018

I still do not understand how Ethiopian still does not return to Amsterdam being a market too potential, which can offer multiple connections! Ethiopian is strong in Paris CDG, London, Frankfurt and Rome, Amsterdam is a very important destination to add to its route network

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM wet-leases a 747.
Replies: 83
Views: 16045

Re: LATAM wet-leases a 747.

The 77W transfer is news to me. PT-MUI is bound to leave the fleet soon (left already?), with more 77Ws to follow. They were always intended to just be placeholders for the A350s, but it’s still sad that 777 operation will reach an end in Brazil, once more. The ten boeing 777-300ER will remain in t...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: TAP Portugal to fly LIS-EZE in 2019
Replies: 20
Views: 3587

Re: TAP Portugal to fly LIS-EZE in 2019

TAP Air Portugal should return its operations to Panama City and Bogota, both are strong Star Alliance Hubs and it is a good time to return

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Apr 18, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports
Replies: 43
Views: 6966

Re: Int'l Carrier Load Factors at Top 30 U.S. Airports

wow ! Cathay Pacific has strong load factors!

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL in China
Replies: 105
Views: 9725

Re: DL in China

Delta should be stronger in China have very strong partners with super strong hubs I feel that they have little flights should increase more, United fly from PEK to ORD / EWR / SFO / IAD, from PVG to ORD / EWR / SFO / LAX, from HKG to ORD / EWR / SFO and finally CTU-SFO and that United has Air China...

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue Apr 17, 2018 11:40 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service
Replies: 75
Views: 9329

Re: Aeromexico resumes Barcelona service

Congratulations ! finally return to Barcelona was a very important route to return, I hope new routes such as Frankfurt, Rome, pity that Aeromexico did not add the route Mexico City - Beijing

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:07 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana celebrates 30th anniversary; refocus more on longhaul flying
Replies: 68
Views: 8627

Asiana Airlines future expansion

Asiana Airlines has had a considerable expansion increase its flights to Rome and Chicago with daily flights, Frankfurt is now operated by the A380 throughout the year, added Barcelona and Venicia as new destinations and changed their order of Airbus A350XWB, 21 of model -900 and nine units of the -...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LATAM confirms flights to Tel Aviv from December
Replies: 28
Views: 4916

Re: LATAM confirms flights to Tel Aviv from December

What happened to the GRU-LIS route was not going to be inaugurated?

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific
Replies: 50
Views: 11746

Re: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific

Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur and Manila must return! and another route that should return is Munich - Bangkok is another route with high demand, Lufthansa must regain its leadership in Southeast Asia Why “must”, if you’re comparing against European airlines then Finnair would have a few things to say ab...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Apr 02, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific
Replies: 50
Views: 11746

Re: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific

Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur and Manila must return! and another route that should return is Munich - Bangkok is another route with high demand, Lufthansa must regain its leadership in Southeast Asia ...since when was LH the "leading" anything, to SE Asia?? Lufthansa had a strong network of de...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 31, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific
Replies: 50
Views: 11746

Re: Lufthansa looking to expand in Asia Pacific

Guangzhou, Kuala Lumpur and Manila must return! and another route that should return is Munich - Bangkok is another route with high demand, Lufthansa must regain its leadership in Southeast Asia

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by RainerBoeing777
Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: THAI Eyeing MAN, HAM, Return to MAD
Replies: 38
Views: 8165

Re: THAI Eyeing MAN, HAM, Return to MAD

Manchester is a perfect route for the A350! good time to return to Spain but would have preferred Barcelona but this route can easily be operated by the Boeing 787-8, I do not understand why THAI does not return to Düsseldorf? It is a bigger market than Hamburg and in Düsseldorf they have Eurowings ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sun Mar 25, 2018 12:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The era of ultra-long-range flights
Replies: 57
Views: 9936

Re: The era of ultra-long-range flights

... IST MEX ... SYD MEX IST-MEX can be done with a 787 as is actually shorter than the existing MEX-NRT. But I doubt Aeromexico is interested on this route due to the small O/D market. Turkish has been long rumored at MEX but never actually announced it (probably due to lack of slots at MEX, but mo...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The era of ultra-long-range flights
Replies: 57
Views: 9936

The era of ultra-long-range flights

Today begins the first regular flight between Australia and Europe, Qantas launches Perth - London Heathrow, the new Airbus A350 XWB and Boeing 787 Dreamliners break the barriers of distance, the year before they started Singapore - San Francisco, Singapore - Los Angeles, Doha - Auckland, Dubai - Au...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 24, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Canada will add 4 more A330-300s in 2019
Replies: 80
Views: 16268

Re: Air Canada will add 4 more A330-300'S in 2019

I'm surprised that in the past Air Canada did not buy more A333 or A332 were the best for its network of Atlantic routes, 8 A333 I see very little for Air Canada, great to add 4 more to fleet

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS looks to return to LA and Paris
Replies: 26
Views: 4643

Re: MAS looks to return to LA and Paris

I think you should buy the 8 Dreamliners of the MoU last year, and get rid of the A380 once, I think the A350 is too much capacity for MH, I think in the future the A350 would serve only LHR with 3 daily flights, and the Dreamliners would be used for other European and Oceania routes Serving LHR th...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MAS looks to return to LA and Paris
Replies: 26
Views: 4643

Re: MAS looks to return to LA and Paris

I think you should buy the 8 Dreamliners of the MoU last year, and get rid of the A380 once, I think the A350 is too much capacity for MH, I think in the future the A350 would serve only LHR with 3 daily flights, and the Dreamliners would be used for other European and Oceania routes

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?
Replies: 42
Views: 9131

Re: Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?

Frankfurt and Munich are Hubs too strong, in a future routes such as Washington DC, Chicago, Sao Paulo, Orlando, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Johannesburg, Tokyo Haneda, Mumbai, Bangkok , Boston, Toronto, Vancouver, routes where the Boeing 747 currently operates but most of them exceed more than 90% ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?
Replies: 42
Views: 9131

Re: Lufthansa needs bigger planes?

maybe the order of 20 Boeing 777-9X can be something small Well the official order was for 34 777X. Carsten Spohr said about a year ago: “I’m not sure if we’ve really ordered enough A350s and possibly too many 777Xs,” Let´s see how it will turn out in the end. Now that the A350s are all in Munich, ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?
Replies: 42
Views: 9131

Lufthansa needs more bigger planes?

With the arrival of the A380 in Munich, I think that Lufthansa needs larger aircraft to complete its fleet of wide-body aircraft, Germany is the largest European economy and the demand for premium passengers is high, Frankfurt and Munich are Hubs too strong, in a future routes such as Washington DC,...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ib increases to 10 weekly in Chile
Replies: 5
Views: 1263

Re: Ib increases to 10 weekly in Chile

IB is increasing its operations in Chile and in general to south america. Do you think that they will open new routes with the newer planes yet to come or will they increase another destination? In that case which one? Link in Spanish only. Regards And they have already increased to Bogota, Buenos ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Mon Mar 19, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 77
Views: 16728

Re: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

I find it very amusing that here on Airliners people are already replacing aircraft after 2 years of service. The last 77W has been delivered last week and is now already discarded as obsolete technology. Please, we are not talking about a new bottle of whisky, or even a car.... Sure the A340's are...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 17, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 77
Views: 16728

Re: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

I don't think they will order more B77W or B77X because for some roues is OK but I think it is way too big for many routes they currently have, . I do not think Singapore and Hong Kong are the main financial centers of Asia the demand of business passengers in very large SQ flies with the A380 and ...

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by RainerBoeing777
Sat Mar 17, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300
Replies: 77
Views: 16728

Replacement of the Swiss Airbus A340-300

Because Swiss does not finish replacing its last A340 with B77W, the routes where the A340 operates are Tokyo Narita, Shanghai, Beijing and Johannesburg, there is enough demand to fly with the B77W all these routes, many Chinese airlines are interested in flying to Zurich and the market to Tokyo has...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: VS to go double daily LHR-JNB W18/19.
Replies: 33
Views: 5922

Re: VS to go double daily LHR-JNB W18/19.

I think it's excellent, it's a route with too much demand, I do not know how SAA can reduce this route

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying
Replies: 93
Views: 17313

Re: AA CEO says no new hubs, fleet growth, point to point flying

What would exactly be the point of another HUB or point to point flying? Their value is their HUBS which took decades and billions to develop. Doing any flying not related to them is almost always going to be an unwise financial decision, they are at least a couple of decades away from coming anywh...

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by RainerBoeing777
Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:57 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 4384

Re: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?

BawliBooch wrote:
Is ET flying to DEL with 767-300ER?

I could swear I have seen ET 737's on DEL ramp multiple times while taxiing.


in winter season, one of the flights is operated by the B738

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by RainerBoeing777
Wed Mar 14, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?
Replies: 22
Views: 4384

What are ET's most profitable long-haul routes?

They have some information about the most profitable long-haul routes and with the highest load factors of Ethiopian Airlines Guangzhou (CAN) and Beijing (PEK) operate normally with Boeing 777-300ER Shanghai (PVG) the service increased with the Airbus A350-900XWB Mumbai (BOM) you have 2 daily flight...

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by RainerBoeing777
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates start BCN-MEX
Replies: 87
Views: 15906

Re: EMIRATES start BCN-MEX

Aeroméxico instead of increasing Madrid and París, they had to lauch Barcelona is a destination with much demand!

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