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by Jayafe
Sun May 20, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Folding 777 Wingtips
Replies: 26
Views: 7046

Re: Folding 777 Wingtips

OzarkD9S wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/boeings-sci-fi-foldable-wing-181848002.html

This was floated originally when the 777 was first being designed. A bit ahead of it's time.


It was a bad idea by then, and still nowadays. Just a patch to keep milking trapped customers instead of innovating.

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by Jayafe
Sun May 20, 2018 11:35 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's
Replies: 35
Views: 7538

Re: Why do Charter Airlines Use 737's rather than A320's

Because every single airline in the US always goes and will go cheap. Following Cubana's news, nothing good will come down the road in the US market. Just hoping for the best tbh.

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by Jayafe
Sat May 19, 2018 5:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Pilot Shortage
Replies: 93
Views: 18083

Re: Emirates Pilot Shortage

okie73 wrote:
Varsity1 wrote:
Everything over 12 hours in the US has 4 pilots. A captain and 3 F/O's. European and S. American carriers use this same standard....


Some US airlines use 2 captains and 2 FOs for flights greater than 12 hours.


How you dare to come with facts to a topic made to harass and blame a ME airline?

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by Jayafe
Sat May 19, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 75
Views: 4040

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

Well then we will pay for it. Enjoy it. This is what so many of you always wanted. The Europeans have never respected the USA in my lifetime. Its criticism 24/7. Respect is to be earned, not deserved. Childish attitudes like this one is what make you what you are and look like. And more down the ro...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 18, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 75
Views: 4040

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

seb146 wrote:
...I would bet it is not a legitimate country who uses nukes again... There are enough desperate and rogue nations out there willing to get money at any costs.


You mean the terrorist organisation also known as israel?

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by Jayafe
Thu May 17, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms
Replies: 75
Views: 4040

Re: EU to reactivate 'blocking statute' against US sanctions on Iran for European firms

...so it wouldn't make much sense and there certainly wouldn't be any gain from retaliating againstU.S. banks.. The U.S. is dominant in global investment banking, EU investments in the U.S. are larger than their investments in all of Asia combined, and the EU and US are responsible for half of glob...

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by Jayafe
Thu May 17, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AIr Europa will increase flights to COR & ASU to daily
Replies: 7
Views: 969

Re: AIr Europa will increase flights to COR & ASU to daily

ahj2000 wrote:
IB is missing out...


That's what happens when you are too conservative and order too few planes....

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies
Replies: 79
Views: 7288

Re: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies

Boeing needs to just shutdown and liquidate all their assets at this point, they have become a political machine instead of an aerospace manufacturer. 100% :checkmark: :checkmark: :checkmark: Much of the commentary shows a complete ignorance of the subject or just intellectual dishonesty. Aka "...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 247
Views: 59153

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Its winglets still look quite horrible in the distance, just aesthetic I know, but still. In your opinion ... Indeed, IMHO. Looks like the A330-800neo will most likely be cancelled due to the fact that HA was the only customer to order it and then switched it to Boeing 787-9s Looks like according t...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3
Replies: 185
Views: 20823

Re: DL to add new routes after agreement with ME3

evank516 wrote:
Okay Delta, put your money where your mouth is and walk the walk.


And get a top up bunch of A359s to support the move :crossfingers:

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 247
Views: 59153

Re: Airbus A330neo Production/Delivery Thread 2018

Its winglets still look quite horrible in the distance, just aesthetic I know, but still.

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies
Replies: 79
Views: 7288

Re: WTO issues appeal decision on Boeing complaint against Airbus subsidies

seahawk wrote:
Nice chance to impose import tariffs on Airbus now. Trump should not let it pass.


Starting a tariff war that would smash Boeing as counter effect would be nice indeed.

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by Jayafe
Tue May 15, 2018 3:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?
Replies: 71
Views: 10974

Re: Why no ME3 airline serve TLV?

I am not sure if this has already been discussed. I was viewing the Wikipedia page of Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport and I noticed that neither Emirates, Etihad nor Qatar Airways serve Tel Aviv. Also, the airport does not have any flights to AUH, DOH or DXB. Does someone know why? Because it's not a c...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 14, 2018 9:50 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways' 787. Missed Opportunity?
Replies: 19
Views: 5239

Re: British Airways' 787. Missed Opportunity?

chrisnh wrote:
Yes...’Just’...years after everyone else did. :roll:


I'd say it means EK is less wrong than others

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by Jayafe
Mon May 14, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Why is the A350 so expensive?
Replies: 140
Views: 24377

Re: Why is the A350 so expensive?

...however it is also no secret that it has lost a number of campaigns to the 787 simply because airlines find its list price too high. Wrong, A350s don't compete with 787s, they'll lose where their features are not needed, not because it's expensive. It actually competes with the 777 family, and i...

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by Jayafe
Sun May 13, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST
Replies: 111
Views: 22939

Re: Asiana Airlines A333 knocks tail off Turkish Airlines A321 at IST

MileHFL400 wrote:
is that a write off?


Nope

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by Jayafe
Sun May 13, 2018 11:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked
Replies: 149
Views: 28168

Re: The New Livery of PIA gets leaked

Captain77W wrote:
Pakistan’s supereme court orders PIA to stop painting aircraft in the new livery during a trial on PIA for mishandling balilout money


An excuse as good as any other to go back to the drawing board...

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by Jayafe
Sat May 12, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 289
Views: 40806

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

Short haul 737s to Ryanair , Norwegian brand possibly retained Can't even imagine MOL controlling himself enough to allow missing the opportunity to wipe the floor with DY's brand. 787s to BA , IB and Level Not happening with IB at all. Happening maybe with Level (showed interest in the past) as th...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 11, 2018 3:24 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C-Series Range Question
Replies: 27
Views: 4652

Re: C-Series Range Question

You can use the C series of course, but you are probably going to be leaving money on the table. Low cost tests (compared to other options) on heavy J configurations could be an option. No one thought about ANA (or any other) would be flying no-dense A380 configurations to hawaii, and there they go...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 11, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: C-Series Range Question
Replies: 27
Views: 4652

Re: C-Series Range Question

VV wrote:
By the way, why on earth would an airline fly US west coast to Hawaii using the C Series?


For the same reason that there already is an airline flying LCY-JFK (A318 and potentially CSeries): because of money.

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by Jayafe
Fri May 11, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 21744

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming cays

Haha. Then Europe would have to pay for its own defense costs. Brilliant. The reaction here is silly. Europe is not going to do anything that will lose it money, that is its driving force. Lose the Iranian market, or the US market? As said before, as easy as charge tariffs into US exports and trans...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 11, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: University professor claims: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions
Replies: 65
Views: 8264

Re: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions

The US is far from alienated. Contrary to the particularly left bent on this website, the US is earning back some needed respect... Making a fool in public is much closerr to be alienated than to gaining respect. No one respects bulliers and trustless countries. ...It’s unfortunate for the moderate...

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by Jayafe
Fri May 11, 2018 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming days
Replies: 190
Views: 21744

Re: Airbus to announce decision on selling planes to Iran over the coming cays

N14AZ wrote:
Hmmm, do they have any realistic options?


Challenging the status quo is always an appreciated sample of realism.

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by Jayafe
Thu May 10, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: University professor claims: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions
Replies: 65
Views: 8264

Re: Bombardier trying to sell CRJ900 to Iran despite US sanctions

Well the US has said they will sanction any country that do business with Iran. I'm guessing that includes Canada, Germany, UK, France etc TheDuck has lately said so often that they will sanction so many countries for so many reasons, that no one believes him or is scared anymore, because that woul...

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by Jayafe
Thu May 10, 2018 1:07 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Trump Tells Macron the U.S. Will Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal
Replies: 95
Views: 3486

Re: Trump Tells Macron the U.S. Will Withdraw From Iran Nuclear Deal

Interesting reaction: Germany to US: We’re ready for your sanctions and we’re staying in Iran The US ambassador to Germany called on companies to leave Iran immediately. But German companies, which have a long history in the country, have been preparing for this moment for months, effectively cuttin...

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by Jayafe
Thu May 10, 2018 1:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Financial Performance for 2017-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 4916

Re: Emirates Financial Performance for 2017-2018

dtw2hyd wrote:
Hence the opinion
Emirates are lying about the cost of catering and that it's being subsidised. .


No matter how many times and in how many topics a lie is repeated, it'll still be a lie.

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by Jayafe
Thu May 10, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 111
Views: 15944

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

LoganTheBogan wrote:
Interesting thing is my A350 and 787 flights are mostly with Qatar and I agree with all of your points. They are both beautiful machines but I'd take an A350 any day.


I bet QR's birds are the highest quality standard available. It must be, AAB will chase you it they're not!

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by Jayafe
Thu May 10, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"
Replies: 73
Views: 9091

Re: AA gate agent asks nursing mom "How many boobs do you have"

US3 seal of approval for Platinum Customer Support, once again. I already lost count of how many topics with horrendous treatment to passenger happen around. Still some people happy to defend such attitudes.

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by Jayafe
Thu May 10, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?
Replies: 111
Views: 15944

Re: Airbus Claims that A350XWB is quieter than B787, but is it really?

Using that logic one can state that at least cabin panels in the A350 dont fall on top of passengers getting people injured. But that would be biased and unfair, am I right?

2018, one more year stating biased opinions as facts

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Financial Performance for 2017-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 4916

Re: Emirates Financial Performance for 2017-2018

... FOOD is cheap I am surprised it is that high! Inflight food is NOT cheap. $15.5 won't cover one economy meal , let alone multiple meals on ULH, drinks and premium cabin Dom, Caviar and chocolates. Can someone in catering comment on this. Have you ran out of arguments to doom EK/ME3 in your repe...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 10:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 771
Views: 270503

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

3rdGen wrote:
Well it's so boring I didn't look at it long enough to fully register it's colors.


Making a statement without even paying attention to the pictures, and bragging about it. That's what a call a solid opinion Sir, well done. Enough with the off topic

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 771
Views: 270503

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

3rdGen wrote:
The plane is white with red lettering and a red tail and winglets. With a bit of orange thrown in. How is this at all exciting.


Jesus, it's yellow :banghead: The flag should give you a hint

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 3:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran - Boeing deal
Replies: 188
Views: 22221

Re: Iran - Boeing deal

Why do people think that EU would risk trade with the US over Iran? Airbus wouldn't sacrifice Delta and Frontier for Iranair. The same can be said for Boeing. What about to make a point? "You can't run away a signed deal for no reason and then tell us with who we can o cant do business for no ...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus Corporate Jet ACJ321LR, Scheduled ?
Replies: 35
Views: 4328

Re: Airbus Corporate Jet ACJ321LR, Scheduled ?

...National parliaments and their opposition parties usually have a field day asking questions for tv, if King sized beds, golden table ware & waterfalls are included. Only totalitarian / strongly hierarchical regimes can get away with that ... https://edition.cnn.com/2018/02/27/politics/boeing...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018
Replies: 771
Views: 270503

Re: Airbus A350 Production/Delivery Thread 2018

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pl%C3%A1cido_Domingo
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LoganTheBogan wrote:
Absolutely stunning either way though! The extended winglets look great with that sharp sweep-back and the red paint job!


Don't forget the stunning name for a 1st delivery of the type.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pl%C3%A1cido_Domingo

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran - Boeing deal
Replies: 188
Views: 22221

Re: Iran - Boeing deal

SC430 wrote:
...They didn't have the need nor the financing for 150 plus aircraft.


You should deeply review the population, current equipment, capabilities and needs of the country before jumping into such conclusions. You'll discover how different reality is than what you think.

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Ethiopian Airlines mulls over orders this year for 13 B787s and 6 A350s
Replies: 20
Views: 4672

Re: Ethiopian Airlines mulls over orders this year for 13 B787s and 6 A350s

evanb wrote:
Even with ET's ambition, good governance and even expertise without this massive cost advantage, they wouldn't be able to make it work.


That might be true, but works the same the other way around, as can be seen in many countries around.

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates Financial Performance for 2017-2018
Replies: 49
Views: 4916

Re: Emirates Financial Performance for 2017-2018

Haters gonna hate, anyway... UAE should just mandate all foreign airlines must move to DWC ... In case you forgot it is predominantly a sixth freedom carrier survives on BASAs granted by other countries. Not in a position to demand anything. Do you seriously expect BASA's cancellation from any count...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran - Boeing deal
Replies: 188
Views: 22221

Re: Iran - Boeing deal

Keep in mind that oil producing countries are mostly third world countries LoL. Like seriously, LoL. Boeing has all the technology it needs to build airplanes, Airbus doesn't. This statement proves your manufacturing knowledge is as limited as exposed in the previous quote. If every country on the ...

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by Jayafe
Wed May 09, 2018 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: British Airways in talks to order Boeing Widebodies
Replies: 170
Views: 32982

Re: British Airways in talks to order Boeing Widebodies

airzona11 wrote:
...BA is a premium airline...


Not anymore, but living from its former reputation to rip off passengers with low class service (and seats)

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by Jayafe
Tue May 08, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 60
Views: 10668

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

Excellent news, Latte’s all round, now all we need is some pilots to fly it. All the flights will stop because of Brexit allegedly, so they won't need pilots for long. Scotland will leave UK before the UK leaves the EU. Brexit won't happen anyway, flights are safe :) https://www.reuters.com/article...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 08, 2018 7:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates announces Edinburgh
Replies: 60
Views: 10668

Re: Emirates announces Edinburgh

For the sake of future, is EDI A380 capable/easily adaptable?

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by Jayafe
Tue May 08, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Paul Griffiths: LHR should open 24/7, not build another runway
Replies: 56
Views: 6353

Re: Paul Griffiths: LHR should open 24/7, not build another runway

I say 24/7 AND 3rd runaway.

Signed: another E14 resident.

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by Jayafe
Tue May 08, 2018 6:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iran - Boeing deal
Replies: 188
Views: 22221

Re: Iran - Boeing deal

And TheDuck just confirmed that the deal is done, they withdraw themselves unilaterally from honoring the agreement the country signed, so the trade Boeing - Iran will never happen. Sanctions coming, because you know, axis-of-evil blabla. No airplanes expected to be exported anymore. https://edition...

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by Jayafe
Tue May 08, 2018 4:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order
Replies: 565
Views: 73949

Re: American Airlines orders 47 additional 787's (22 788's and 25 789's), cancels A350 order

Boeing has revealed it's monthly orders for April, the AA order turns out to be rather interesting. http://www.boeing.com/commercial/#/orders-deliveries American Airlines - 25x 787-9 Boeing Capital Corporation - 22x 787-8 So AA will lease 22 787-8s from Boeing. Could this be a stopgap measure befor...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 07, 2018 9:00 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian
Replies: 289
Views: 40806

Re: IAG considering placing a bid for Norwegian

NWADTWE16 wrote:
...Long live Norwegian


Don't hold your breathe...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 07, 2018 8:58 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: RUMOUR: Etihad going to announce to cancel & defer aircraft.
Replies: 138
Views: 27771

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

I reckon they will cancel the 787 order outright and sell all the 787s that they already have. At the same time, they will increase the A350 order, order a dozen more A380s, and keep the A321 neo. Once the fuel guzzling 77Ws are retired in next 2 to 3 years, Etihad will have an all Airbus fleet. An...

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by Jayafe
Mon May 07, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?
Replies: 74
Views: 11675

Re: Could a major airline ( like AF) actually go under ?

NWADTWE16 wrote:
I don't get why people don't like AirFrance...


Because of the unions and frequent strikes.

And because they are French, you know :cry2: </sarcasm>

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