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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Don't forget about the 4,000 workers in Belfast, Northern Ireland too, I'm sure they'll just as relieved! What happens in Belfast? That they wanted to keep manufacturing CSeries' wings... https://www.irishtimes.com/business/manufacturing/airbus-deal-with-bombardier-may-protect-1-000-jobs-in-north-1...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

I'm still reading the previous 18 pages so forgive me if someone said that already. All this news is great and puts Airbus in a leading position. BUT!!! Boeing has a nice card up its sleeve. If they bite their pride a little and admit they're falling a bit behind, they can partner up with the Russi...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers vs The World
Replies: 36
Views: 2812

Re: US Carriers vs The World

TVNWZ wrote:
Do European airlines actually fly? Strike here. Strike there. Monarch here, Air Berlin there. Yep, all those new planes at Monarch are killing it.


Using the US airlines as model of companies that don't go to bankruptcy is a hilarious argument, to say the least... :D

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers vs The World
Replies: 36
Views: 2812

Re: US Carriers vs The World

What about the scale of the US3 vs these other carriers? Swiss as your mention has a fleet of 75 aircraft. UA has ~75 777s. Swiss has around 50 narrow body aircraft. AA has what, 2500 737-800s? The stats are dizzying how much larger the operations are for the US3 vs other carriers. As we have more ...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers vs The World
Replies: 36
Views: 2812

Re: US Carriers vs The World

For FAs: Try having all those selective criteria in terms of "beauty" or look or whatever in US, you'll get hit with a tons of lawsuit in no time on discriminative hiring practices. For Fleets: You just have to realized how much larger US carriers are in general compare to the rest of the...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Future CSeries Orders (Post Airbus-Bombardier deal)
Replies: 189
Views: 24029

Re: Future CSeries Orders (Post Airbus-Bombardier deal)

Some people have really lost their minds with some of these predictions. People act like all airlines gonna drop Boeing like a rock, that is just not the case people. Boeing is obv not going to be broke because of this. Said that, not all the airlines, but a good amount of them which were not commi...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Carriers vs The World
Replies: 36
Views: 2812

Re: US Carriers vs The World

Because apparently the model of offering poor service, old airplanes, sell overpriced tickets, treat their passengers like garbage (cof United cof) don't seem to bother US customers, who are willing to keep paying maintaining the profit level while management thinks about ways to increase their gree...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

"Move heaven and hell to stop it?" Asking the government to investigate is hardly "moving heaven and hell". And surprise the US government agreed. Moving heaven and hell is what the Canadian and European governments have done to make their needy children a success in a very mean...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

They get a money-losing program for free. Sounds great to me too. :o Boeing says Bombardier CSeries jets may face hefty duties despite Airbus deal https://www.cnbc.com/2017/10/18/boeing-says-bombardier-cseries-jets-may-face-hefty-duties-despite-airbus-deal.html So money losing that Boeing moved hel...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

Donald Trump is a Boeing shareholder. If anything, that would be motivation enough. Money is king for Mr.Trump. https://mobile.twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/291964245602607105?lang=en .@Boeing stock went way down because of 787- so I just bought stock in @Boeing- great company! Which are the m...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Iberia starts San Francisco and Managua
Replies: 63
Views: 13596

Re: Iberia starts San Francisco and Managua

I think neither UX or IB have the 242t A330-200. And IIRC, IB's in the middle of phasing out the A340. Or is it only the A340-300? Just the 300s, which are already gone. The 600s have been refitted with Y+ and will fly 3-7 years minimum depending on who you ask to. IB’s new A330s are indeed 242t, n...

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by Jayafe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

VSMUT wrote:
"Has no new competitors on the horizon":

I count 2 or 3 direct clean sheet competitors on the horizon: . ..797/mom


You gotta be kidding me....

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by Jayafe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 90204

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

phxa340 wrote:
Lol. Airbus of the 70s and 80s ? COMAC ?

I know it's getting cold up north but wow ...


I guess you are forgetting on purpose all the military and air space extremely high subsidised contracts (protected from competition) ;)

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by Jayafe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

What court judgment stipulates that the government money given to BBD is not a subsidy and does not violate the applicable trade agreements? Which one has? The one bullied by Boeing, the one that previously injected tons of dollars to smash any competition around for major grace of the US despising...

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by Jayafe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies
Replies: 399
Views: 90204

Re: Delta to issue RFP for up to 150 Narrowbodies?

Boeing is in a position to do as they please. They're perhaps the most successful aircraft manufacturer on the planet. Boeing has every right to complain about unfair subsidies Delta received via the Canadian taxpayer. Boeing IS the most subsidised airplane manufacturer in the planet (as well as US...

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by Jayafe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

I don't think Boeing executives did anything wrong here. They were looking after Boeing's interests, which is their job. They were acting in good faith and there is nothing yet to suggest they don't have a case against BBD. I am sorry, but there is not one single word in your whole sentence that is...

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by Jayafe
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus and Bombardier Announce CSeries Partnership
Replies: 1568
Views: 180109

Re: Breaking: Airbus and Bombardier Announce C Series Partnership

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This boosts Iran as new CSeries customer IMO if any sanction comes up, only Canadian/British manufacturing
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This boosts Iran as new CSeries customer IMO if any sanction comes up, only Canadian/British manufacturing

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 13, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Air Malta returns to Venice
Replies: 6
Views: 949

Re: Air Malta returns to Venice

Interesting they are going back to LIS at the same time that FR announced a flight to OPO...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments
Replies: 2650
Views: 255515

Re: Boeing 777X - Updated Information And Developments

FromCDGtoSYD wrote:
Seems like Boeing is doing away with autodimming windows :wave:


Someone should be defo fired and punished for putting them in the place, first of all :banghead:

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airliners look shorter in real life
Replies: 38
Views: 6108

Re: Airliners look shorter in real life

SheikhDjibouti wrote:
In all seriousness, I have seen this aircraft on Google Earth, at Heathrow of all places. I had always assumed it was a satellite glitch but now I'm beginning to wonder.


That would be an extremely low orbit satellite taking the picture, wouldnt it? :rotfl:

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:33 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?
Replies: 126
Views: 18419

Re: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?

Clark said an order for more of the superjumbo aircraft was under consideration, adding that any A380 order would help replace 25 A380s due to be retired in the middle 2020s. “Airbus would love us to do that but we’ve got a few things to sort out first so I’m not sure that we’ll get there for the a...

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by Jayafe
Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?
Replies: 126
Views: 18419

Re: The Dubai Air Show Nov 2017. What Major Announcements Do You Expect?

Emirates is looking for an A380 order to replace older A380s in mid 2020. http://gulfnews.com/business/aviation/emirates-willing-to-cooperate-with-rival-uae-airline-etihad-1.2104106 Plus is coming... Clark said an order for more of the superjumbo aircraft was under consideration, adding that any A3...

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Haters gonna hate....
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KarelXWB wrote:
lvs wrote:
I don't believe it, is the delivery flight?
https://www.flightradar24.com/QTR3359/f29c404


That's MSN 83 going home to DOH.


Haters gonna hate....

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by Jayafe
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tap Portugal eyes potential A340 replacement
Replies: 67
Views: 11393

Re: Tap Portugal eyes potential A340 replacement

airbazar wrote:
Fuselage parts is not the same as a full fuselage. And yes, there's a fine line between lying and creative marketing. As far as the A338 goes, I'll believe it when I see one flying.


And when it flies you ll say “I ll believe it when it’s delivered”, and so forever...

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by Jayafe
Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's new branding
Replies: 116
Views: 19606

Re: AA's new branding

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-V1yDpwB5Eyc/U ... 6890_n.jpg

and 787 https://i.pinimg.com/originals/6d/13/05 ... 7e6547.jpg minus fuselage logo.


That’s quite horrible...
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CanadaFair wrote:


That’s quite horrible...

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by Jayafe
Mon Oct 09, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Alitalia bankruptcy and selling process discussion thread
Replies: 682
Views: 169611

Re: Alitalia Files For Bankruptcy

CX747 wrote:
The best thing to do is let the failed company die.


Whatever that means for 14000 employees... or you mean following the path of AA and UA "being let fail"? ;)

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by Jayafe
Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187893

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

Amazing...they can find a 1m long piece of a fan blade which exited a cruising aircraft at 38,000ft and landed on an Arctic shelf of ice, but we still cannot locate a missing airliner on the other side of the planet. Ice/land with high visibility against 4-8km depth water. That’s a really poor dema...

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by Jayafe
Mon Oct 09, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 44874

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

I can see IAG buying the A330-800 for Iberia / LEVEL. They have expansion plans are are still placing orders for A330-200s. Geoff IB is quite comfortable with delivery slots for A332s and A359s. Level could be an option, as long as delivery calendar and tag price fits the low cost style, which prob...

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by Jayafe
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Tap Portugal eyes potential A340 replacement
Replies: 67
Views: 11393

Re: Tap Portugal eyes potential A340 replacement

That could just as well be for an A339. Like I said in the other thread, it's a marketing press release. They are assembling parts that can be used on either model. I would wait a little longer to see what happens to the A338 Those could even be pictures from Roswell :idea: C'mon, let's be serious....

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by Jayafe
Mon Oct 09, 2017 1:26 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 44874

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

RJMAZ wrote:
Yes. Its the only explanation.


RJMAZ wrote:
... I don't understand ...


Yes, you indeed look confused. I strongly suggest checking your facts to understand better, as airlines do.

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AA's new branding
Replies: 116
Views: 19606

Re: AA's new branding

They were too lazy to even do this!: http://www.airline-empires.com/uploads/gallery/album_576/gallery_23562_576_266761.png Although they kind of did it apart from the belly.... https://farm9.static.flickr.com/8194/28804929666_22478baace_b.jpg I disagree. The old ticket counters looked much more pro...

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 192647

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

It only makes sense to compare one variant of A380, namely A388, to one variant of 747. 748 is definitely the right variant to compare to since it has to go throw the same market conditions that A388 has. 748 is more superior than 744 when it comes to technical specification, but 744 was far more s...

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead
Replies: 273
Views: 44874

Re: Hawaiian Airlines having second thoughts on A330neos, could order 787's instead

787fan8 wrote:
My favorite aircraft is on an order roll. Who's next? Emirates perhaps?


Which article are you reading? Order? Which order?

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187893

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

ikolkyo wrote:
We'll see how long they last, IB starts getting A350s next year to replace the A346.


They just got retrofitted and put Y+ into the market, plus the high&hot needs of IB destinations and delivery slots for the A359s and A330s, you can expect 5-7 years minimum flying.

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'
Replies: 1034
Views: 192647

Re: Airbus is examining 'A380-Plus'

Just out of curiosity, how much rework, cost, and recertification would be required to move the cockpit up? Can't help but think how much more aesthetically pleasing the A380 would look if the cockpit was raised to just below the upper deck and had curved windows. This should also make enough room ...

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine
Replies: 684
Views: 187893

Re: AF66 CDG-LAX (A388-F-HPJE) diverts to Goose Bay (YYR) with an uncontained engine failure to #4 engine

ikolkyo wrote:
Well 4 holers aren't going to be around much longer, soon your only choice is going to be an A380 or LH748


IB's A340s are still going to be around for a while :)

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1486
Views: 193530

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

N14AZ wrote:
I really hope so. They should ask AF just around the corner. I know they have at least one, well, at least the largest part of it :devil:


As per the comments in twitter, that could actually be considered a swap :stirthepot:

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Production Thread Part 19
Replies: 1486
Views: 193530

Re: A380 Production Thread Part 19

https://twitter.com/MuseeAirEspace/stat ... 8667331584

All four engines will be returned to EA. The plane will join the museum without engines.


Will it at least keep mock ups?
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KarelXWB wrote:
At least one of four engines of former testbed MSN 4 (now donated to Musée de l'Air Paris) has been removed.

See https://twitter.com/MuseeAirEspace/stat ... 8667331584

All four engines will be returned to EA. The plane will join the museum without engines.


Will it at least keep mock ups?

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by Jayafe
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Emirates to be first airline to take delivery of 777X
Replies: 52
Views: 21611

Re: Emirates to be first airline to take delivery of 777X

pabloeing wrote:
And B787-10 order this year too.....in the article.


Nevermind what EK thinks about it or decides :rotfl:

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by Jayafe
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Military Aviation & Space Flight
Topic: Report: USAF to buy Transaero NTU 747-8s for Air Force One
Replies: 226
Views: 28024

Re: Report: USAF to buy Transaero NTU 747-8s for Air Force One

Ive forgotten why A380 was discarded as a presidental transport(AF1). Can someone explain? Airbus chose not to submit a bid. It would have required Airbus to set up an A380 FAL in the United States and ship all the major components by ship/rail/air to it. The costs involved for two airframes would ...

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by Jayafe
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise
Replies: 43
Views: 12440

Re: Boeing-order after Monarch-demise

New York Times: "While Ryanair did not take part in the Air Berlin sale and has dropped a bid for Alitalia, Goodbody analysts say it may want the Boeing 737 MAX jets Monarch had on order." https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/10/02/business/02reuters-europe-airlines.html?mcubz=0 Is Boeing...

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by Jayafe
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Monarch Airlines ceases operations, thousands stranded
Replies: 391
Views: 66062

Re: Monarch Airlines ceases operations, thousands stranded

Now that ZB are gone, I'm reflecting on that huge 738Max order and can only think what was going through their minds when they placed it. The financial outlay to convert over would surely have crippled them anyway. The Max wouldn't be suitable for any long-haul leisure routes they were planning, li...

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by Jayafe
Thu Sep 28, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Cracks in Ryanair’s lowest cost model
Replies: 7
Views: 2426

Re: Cracks in Ryanair’s lowest cost model

Interesting then that, by chance and something they never do, just today FR community manager published on FB a nice pic welcoming 2 new pilots to the company...

It is public from insiders that there is a crew shortage, and not a small one...

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by Jayafe
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 96851

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

What would the UK and Canada slap a tariff on? Like on any kind of aircraft and component, including military? Folks here need to realize that under international law you can only seek tariffs where you have an industry that produces the identical or comparable product. Dumping and subsidization is...

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by Jayafe
Thu Sep 28, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo MTOW increase
Replies: 180
Views: 35270

Re: A330neo MTOW increase

...if Boeing wants to recover all those deferred cost the A338/9 will be cheaper. The moment Boeing starts selling cheap enough to compete with the A330, even if it is millions more expensive to build, they can kiss that good bye. And a 3% fuel burn difference has currently a value of what, 4 Milli...

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by Jayafe
Thu Sep 28, 2017 11:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A330neo MTOW increase
Replies: 180
Views: 35270

Re: A330neo MTOW increase

But the question still remains (7knm or not). Why buy the 330-9 NEO?-than the 789 Because you can get it earlier? Well v few airlines are buying right now.Indeed many are pushing their existing orders back.Boeing is upping production too to eliminate any potential weakness there. Because it's bette...

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by Jayafe
Thu Sep 28, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus A350 Production And Delivery Thread - 2016-2017 (Part 17)
Replies: 4438
Views: 1518965

Re: A350 Production And Delivery Thread Part 17

RalXWB wrote:
Sorry, wrong thread...


"... at the flight line..." ;)

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by Jayafe
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: U.S. Dept of Commerce backs Boeing in dispute with Bombardier
Replies: 1424
Views: 96851

Re: Boeing targets Bombardier for “price dumping” CSeries

Delta's own words for the record: That's what DL says now , as one would expect them to say no matter the facts. Wrong, that quote is from May. Go look up what they were saying before the order came in, such as this: "Last month Delta CEO-elect Ed Bastian told a JPMorgan investor conference th...

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by Jayafe
Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:59 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Updated: Air Berlin to cease operations
Replies: 966
Views: 162358

Re: Air Berlin has filed for insolvency

LTU330 wrote:
sf260 wrote:
Malaysia Airlines


Thanks for the clarification. I don't think MAL is the correct code, so that is what got me confused.


MH / MAS

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by Jayafe
Wed Sep 27, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: More Ryanair problems: huge winter schedule cuts
Replies: 53
Views: 9567

Re: More Ryanair problems: huge winter schedule cuts

pompos wrote:
Ryanair is sending out apology emails. Mine incl. €40 vouchers for everyone in my booking. If all of the rescheduling of my trip goes as planned, I might even make a plus ;)


Everybody is getting them.

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